Church news March 25, 2021

The Star Herald reached out to churches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email editor@star-herald.com.

 

St. Catherine Catholic Church

203 E. Brown St., Luverne

St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org

Monsignor Gerald Kosse, Pastor

Public mass will be celebrated with a limit of 50 percent capacity of the church. Masses: 9 a.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. No mass, communion service or rosary at care centers at this time. 5 p.m. Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. mass will be live streamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/stccluverne/videos/. Visit www.stscl.org for more information. Thursday, April 1: 5 p.m. Mass.

 

Luverne Christian Reformed Church

605 N. Estey St., Luverne

Office Ph. 283-8482; Prayer Line Ph. 449-5982

www.luvernecrc.comoffice@luvernecrc.com

Roger Sparks, Pastor

We are streaming Sunday services live on Roger Sparks’ Facebook page at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Send him a friend request if you’re not connected. You may also visit our website for delayed broadcasts. Also our services are on local cable TV at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. In all circumstances, may we joyfully declare: “Our help is in the name of the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 124:8.

 

First Baptist Church

1033 N. Jackson St., P.O. Box 975, Luverne

Ph. 283-4091; email: fbcluv@iw.netwww.fbcluverne.org

Walt Moser, Pastor

Sundays, 10:30 a.m. In-person worship service. Service is also on Facebook Live at 10:30 a.m.

 

Grace Lutheran Church

500 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne

Ph. 507-283-4431; www.graceluverne.orggraceluverne@iw.net

Ann Zastrow, Pastor

Thursday, March 25: 8:30 a.m. Missions in Action. Saturday, March 27: 5:30 p.m. Worship service with Holy Communion. Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion. 9:15-9:45 a.m. Drive-thru Communion. 10-10:45 a.m. Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study via Zoom. Tuesday, March 30: 8:30 a.m. Grace Notes assembly. Wednesday, March 31: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. Thursday, April 1: 5:30 p.m. Seder Meal. 6:45 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion. Online, TV and Radio Worship options are still available. Online Sundays 9 a.m. on the church website www.graceluverne.org, click Worship tab or go directly to our Facebook page at Grace Lutheran ELCA, Luverne. TV: Vast Channel 3 will air our worship service Mondays at 4:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. – NEW TIME! Radio: KQAD-AM Radio will air our worship service on Sundays at 8:15 p.m.

 

Bethany Lutheran Church

720 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne

Ph. 507-283-4571 or 507-449-0291 or 605-215-9834

pastorapalmquist67@yahoo.com

Andrew Palmquist, Pastor

Sundays, 10:15 a.m. Worship service; worship online as well. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom Bible study. See our Facebook page, Bethany Lutheran Church (Luverne). Also visit els.org with our sister churches for online worship opportunities. Thursday, April 1: 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion.

 

American Reformed Church

304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne

Ph. 283-8600; email: office@arcluverne.org

Mike Altena, Pastor

Friday, March 26: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible study. Sunday, March 28: 9:30 a.m. Palm Sunday Worship service. 10:50-11:50 a.m. Sunday school. Tuesday, March 30: 12 Noon staff meeting. Wednesday, March 31: 5:30 p.m. Midweek meal. 6:30 p.m. Pioneer Clubs; Youth groups. Thursday, April 1: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion. Worship services are also broadcast on Vast Channel 3 on Mondays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. DVD’s available upon request. To stay up to date on announcements, follow us on Facebook and Instagram @arcluverne.

 

First Assembly of God Church

1075 110th Ave., 2 miles west of Luverne on County Rd. 4

 

 

United Methodist Church

109 N. Freeman Ave., Luverne

Ph. 283-4529; email: luverneumc@iw.net

Thursday, March 25: 1-3 p.m. Food Shelf curbside. Saturday, March 27: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday March 28: 9 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Worship service – SD In-house worship service — Services held on radio and live on Facebook. YouTube will also have services posted. 4:30 p.m. Genesis to Revelation Bible Study with safe distancing. Online Children’s Auction/MN Hotdish Take and Bake. Movie Night—Passion of the Christ. Monday, March 29: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Wednesday, March 31: 6:15 p.m. FUEL. 6:30 p.m. Confirmation. 8 p.m. AA Meeting. Thursday, April 1: 1-3 p.m. Food Shelf curbside. 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service.

 

First Presbyterian Church

302 Central Lane, Luverne

Ph. 283-4787; email: Firstpc@iw.netwww.fpcluverne.com

Jason Cunningham, Pastor

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. Sunday school. 10:15 a.m. In-person Worship service and through Facebook Live Sunday. Our Facebook page can be found under First Presbyterian Church of Luverne. Monday, March 29: 6:30 p.m. Confirmation. Thursday, April 1: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday/Good Friday combined services with Holy Communion. We are also on the local Luverne cable station at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m. on Thursdays.

 

St. John Lutheran Church

803 N. Cedar St., Luverne

Ph. 283-2316; email: stjohn@iw.net

www.stjohnlutheranluverne.org

Rev. Dr. Phil Booe, Pastor

Saturday, March 27: 5:30 p.m. Worship service. Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10:15 a.m. Adult Bible study. 11 a.m. Junior choir rehearsal. 7 p.m. Online Bible study. Worship service is 75 people. Services will be available on the Vast channel 3 Sunday and online at the city website, cityofluverne.org. Monday, March 29: 3:15 p.m. staff meeting. Thursday, April 1: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion.

 

Living Rock Church

500 E. Main St., Luverne

Ph. 449-0057; www.livingrockswmn.org

Billy Skaggs, Pastor

 

New Life Celebration Church

110 N. Oakley, Luverne

Ph. 449-6522; email: newlifecelebration@gmail.com

 

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

305 E. 2nd St., P.O. Box 36, Hardwick

Ph. (507) 669-2855; zionoffice@alliancecom.net

Jesse Baker, Pastor

 

Ben Clare United Methodist Church

26762 Ben Clare Ave., Valley Springs, S.D.

igtwlb@WOW.net

Bill Bates, Pastor

 

First Lutheran Church

300 Maple St., Valley Springs, S.D.

Ph. (605) 757-6662

Mark Eliason, Pastor

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. In-person Worship at First Lutheran Church. Masks are highly recommended. Thursday, April 1: Maundy Thursday service at First Lutheran. Facebook live. Video worship via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHdQwVxFcU4

 

Palisade Lutheran Church

211 121st St., Garretson, S.D.

Ph. (507) 597-6257 — firstpalisade@alliancecom.net

Mark Eliason, Pastor

Sunday, March 28: 10:30 a.m. In-person Worship at Palisade Lutheran Church. Masks are required. Thursday, April 1: Maundy Thursday service at First Lutheran. Video worship via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHdQwVxFcU4

 

First Presbyterian Church

201 S. 3rd St., P.O Box 73, Beaver Creek

Ph. 507-935-5025

email: lori.firstpres@gmail.com

Sundays, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. Session meeting.

 

Magnolia United Methodist Church

501 E. Luverne St., Magnolia

Ph. 605-215-3429

email: magnoliamnumc@gmail.com

Nancy Manning, Pastor

Sunday, 9 a.m., in-person with livestream available on the church’s Facebook site.

 

Steen Reformed Church

112 W. Church Ave., Steen

Ph. 855-2336

Jeremy Wiersema, Pastor

Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Worship service in-person with livestream available on Facebook and YouTube. Radio worship on KQAD Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 1: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service.

 

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

112 N. Main St., Hills

Ph. 962-3270

Sunday, March 28: 9 a.m. Tuff Chapel service. 10 a.m. Palm Sunday service at Bethlehem; Sunday school students will sing.10 a.m. Sunday school. 5:30-7 p.m. 9th-12th grade Youth Night. 7-8:30 p.m. 6th-8th grade Youth Night at Bethlehem. Worship will be streamed live to Facebook at Bethlehem of Hills. You can find more info on our website blchills.org. Tuesday, March 30: 2 p.m. Bible Study at Tuff Home. 2:45 p.m. Bible Study at Tuff Home. Wednesday, March 31: 9 a.m. Quilting. Thursday, April 1: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion.

 

Hills United Reformed Church

410 S. Central Ave., Hills

Office Ph. 962-3254

hillsurc@alliancecom.net

Alan Camarigg, Pastor

 

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