Church services as of Dec. 17, 2015

St. Catherine Catholic Church

203 E. Brown St., Luverne

St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502

St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth

Thursday, Dec. 17: 10 a.m. Mass at Tuff Home. Noon Fun Day Potluck. 3:30 p.m. Reconciliation Learning Centers. 4 p.m. Veterans Home Mass. Friday, Dec. 18: 9:30 a.m. Parkview Manor Mass. Saturday, Dec. 19: 2:15 p.m. Veterans Home Bingo. Vouchers/Fair Trade. 5:30 p.m. St. Catherine Mass. Sunday, Dec. 20: 8:30 a.m. St. Mary Mass. 10:30 a.m. St. Catherine Mass; Kids’ Program. Vouchers/Fair Trade. 6 p.m. LCF. 7:30 p.m. Bible Study. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 7:s0 p.m. Bible Study; St. Catherine KC. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 8:15 a.m. St. Mary’s Communion Service. 10 a.m. Mass at Mary Jane Brown Home. No Faith Formation classes. Thursday, Dec. 24: 4:30 p.m. St. Catherine Christmas Eve mass. 7:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Christmas Eve mass. Friday, Dec. 25: 9 a.m. Christmas Day Mass at St. Catherine.

 

Luverne Christian Reformed Church

605 N. Estey St., Luverne

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

www.luverncrc.comluvernecrc@ymail.com

Roger Sparks, Pastor

Saturday, Dec. 19: 9:30 a.m. Christmas Program Practice for grades 1-6. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. 10:45 a.m. 3 yr. olds-sixth grade Christmas Program Practice; 7-12 Catechism Classes. 6:30 p.m. Christmas program. Monday, Dec. 21: 9 a.m. PERK UP – Mary Jane Brown Home. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 9:30 a.m. CoffeeBreak/Story Hour. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 7:30 p.m. Youth group. Friday, Dec. 25: 9:30 a.m. Christmas Day service.

 

First Baptist Church

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

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

Dick Lauger, Pastor

Thursday, Dec. 17: 7 p.m. Worship Service on Vast Channel 3. Friday, Dec. 18: 6 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Morning Service. 7 p.m. Sunday School Christmas Program. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study at FBC. Wednesday, Dec. 23: No Awana.  Thursday, Dec. 24: 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. 7 p.m. Worship service on Channel 3.

 

Grace Lutheran Church

500 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne

Ph. 283-4431; www.graceluverne.orgNichols-glc@live.com

Ron Nichols, Pastor; Cole McCormick, Interim Pastor

Thursday, Dec. 17: Noon Lydia Circle potluck at Grace. 4:30 p.m. Book Study. 7:30 p.m. Priscilla/Elizabeth circle at Dianna Spath. Friday, Dec. 18: 6:30 p.m. Telecast Ch. 3 (VAST). Saturday, Dec. 19: 5:30 p.m. Worship with Communion. Sunday, Dec. 20: 8:15 a.m. Radio Broadcast; Worship. 9:15 a.m. Coffee. 9:30 a.m. Sunday School deliver gifts; Adult Study. 10:45 a.m. Worship with Communion. 5-7 p.m. Live Nativity. Monday, Dec. 21: 4 p.m. Telecast Ch. 3 (VAST). 5:45 p.m. Echoes. Tuesday, Dec. 22: Circles. 9 a.m. Staff meeting 1:30 p.m. Communion at Mary Jane ?Brown Home. 2:30 p.m. Communion at Poplar Creek. 3:30 p.m. Communion at Veterans Home. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 7 a.m. Men’s Study. No Confirmation. Thursday, Dec. 24: Noon Church office closes. 3 p.m. Christmas Eve service. 5 p.m. Musical prelude. 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve service. Friday, Dec. 25: 9 a.m. Radio Broadcast of Christmas Eve service. 10 a.m. Christmas Day worship. 6:30 p.m. Telecast Channel 3.

 

Bethany Lutheran Church

720 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne

Ph. 283-4571 — pastorapalmquist67@yahoo.com

Thursday, Dec. 17: 5 p.m. Service on Channel 3. Saturday, Dec. 19: Sunday School Christmas practice. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Sunday School. No Bible Class. 10:15 a.m. Worship. 4 p.m. Children’s Christmas program. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve worship. Friday, Dec. 25: 10:15 a.m. Christmas Day worship.

 

American Reformed Church

304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne

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

Friday, Dec. 18: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible Study. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service with Communion. 10:50-11:50 a.m. Family Education. 7 p.m. Junior Department Christmas program. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. Staff Meeting. Wednesday, Dec. 23: No Midweek. 7 p.m. Abide Praise Team. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5 p.m. Candlelight Christmas Eve service.

 

 

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

220 N. Cedar St., Luverne

Sundays: 10:30 a.m. Worship Service; Fellowship after service. Wednesdays: 6:30 p.m. Bible Study. Our Mission Statement: Historic Holy Trinity strives to serve God and our community through worship, stewardship and friendship. Contact Emily Lodine Overgaard at (507) 227-6175 for information. Come as you are — our leader wore sandals.

 

First Assembly of God Church

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

Kenneth and Gloria Kashner, Pastors

Sundays: 9 a.m. Sunday School. 10 a.m. Morning Worship. 6:30 p.m. School of the Holy Spirit. Wednesdays: 7 p.m. Kids Connection; Men’s Bible Study with Pastor Ken; Women’s Bible Study with Pastor Gloria.

 

United Methodist Church

109 N. Freeman Ave., Luverne

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

Thursday, Dec. 17: 1-3 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf. Sunday, Dec. 13: 9 a.m. Traditional Worship Service. 10 a.m. Coffee Hour. 11 a.m. Come As You Are service. No Bait of Satan Bible Study. No A.L.I.V.E. Youth Group. Monday, Dec. 21: Newsletter Deadline. No Living Beyond Yourself Bible Study. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 1-3 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf open. No F.U.E.L. Children’s Ministry or Confirmation. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5 p.m. Candlelight Worship. 7 p.m. Free Community Christmas Eve meal. 11 p.m. Candlelight Worship with Communion.

 

First Presbyterian Church

302 Central Lane, Luverne

Ph. 283-4787; email: Firstpc@iw.netwww.fpcluverne.com50

Thursday, Dec. 17: 5 p.m. Music Staff meeting. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Sunday School. 10:15 a.m. Worship with Christmas program. Senior High dinner. Wednesday, Dec. 23: No activities. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Christmas Eve services

 

St. John Lutheran Church

803 N. Cedar St., Luverne

Ph. 283-2316, Dial-A-Devotion Ph. 283-4005

email: stjohn@iw.netwww.stjohnlutheranluverne.org

Gary Klatt, Pastor

Thursday, Dec. 17: 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Little Lambs Devotions. Saturday, Dec. 19: 5:30 p.m. Worship. 6:30 p.m. Christmas music by Ron and Jane Cote. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Worship. 10:15 a.m. Sunday School Christmas Rehearsal; Adult Bible Study. 11:30 a.m. Junior Choir Rehearsal. 4 p.m. Sunday School Christmas Service. Monday, Dec. 21: Newsletter deadline. 11:15 a.m. Staff meeting. 7:30 p.m. Parish Planning Council. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Little Lambs Devotions. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 9 a.m. Little Lambs Devotions. No Bible Study. No evening activities. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5 p.m. Christmas Eve service. Friday, Dec. 25: 9 a.m. Christmas Day worship with Communion.

 

Living Rock Church

500 E. Main St., Luverne

Ph. 449-0057; www.livingrockswmn.org

Billy Skaggs, Pastor

Sundays: 10:30 a.m. Worship; Kids Rock Children’s Ministry. 6 p.m. Youth Ministry. Life groups meet throughout the week.

 

New Life Celebration Church

211 E. Main St., Luverne

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

Sundays: 9:30 a.m. Worship in the lower level meeting room of the Creeger building. Every third Thursday: 5 p.m. Food give-away. Bible Study groups meet at various times and days.

 

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

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

Ph. 669-2855; email: revmumme@gmail.comwww.zionlutheranhardwick.com

Mark W. Mumme, Pastor

Thursday, Dec. 17: 4-5 p.m. Zion Worship airs on Cable 3 TV-Luverne. Friday, Dec. 18: 4-5 p.m. Zion Worship airs on Cable 3 TV-Luverne. Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Sunday School/Adult Bible Study. 10 a.m. Mentor Program. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Communion. Monday, Dec. 21: 1 p.m. Quilting. Wednesday, Dec.23: No Confirmation. Thursday, Dec. 24: 4 p.m. Zion worship airs on Channel 3. 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service; Sunday  School program. Friday, Dec. 25: 9 a.m. Christmas Day worship service; choir sings.

 

Ben Clare United Methodist Church

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

igtwlb@WOW.net

Bill Bates, Pastor

Sundays: 9 a.m. Worship; 10 a.m. Fellowship; 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages.

 

First Lutheran Church

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

Ph. (605) 757-6662

Ray Heidenson, Pastor

Sunday, Dec. 20: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Sunday School program. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 7 p.m. choir practice. Thursday, Dec. 24: 6 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Communion.

 

Palisade Lutheran Church

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

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

Ray Heidenson, Pastor

Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Sunday School program. 10 a.m. Sunday School luncheon and goodies. Thursday, Dec. 24: 8 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Communion

 

First Presbyterian Church

201 S. 3rd St., Beaver Creek

 

Magnolia United Methodist Church

501 E. Luverne St., Magnolia

Church Ph. 283-9698; cell 227-7821

adrmagumc@frontiernet.netwww.adrianmagnoliaumc.com

Kristi Franken, Pastor

Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Worship service with Sunday School program. 5:30 p.m. Adrian and Magnolia Christmas gathering at Adrian United Methodist Church. Tuesday, Dec. 22: No Bible Study. Thursday, Dec. 24: 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Communion at United Methodist Church in Adrian.

 

Steen Reformed Church

112 W. Church Ave., Steen

Ph. 855-2336

Reuben Sinnema, Youth Pastor

 

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Interim Pastor Grant Fisher

112 N. Main St., Hills

Sunday, Dec. 20: 9 a.m. Worship at Tuff Chapel. 10:30 a.m. Sunday School Christmas program at Bethlehem. Meal served by Board of Education follows program. 7 p.m. Grades 6-8 Youth Night. Monday, Dec. 21: Newsletter deadline. Tuesday, Dec. 22: 2:30 p.m. Bible Study at Tuff. 3:15 p.m. Bible Study at the Village. Wednesday, Dec. 23: 9 a.m. Quilting. No Confirmation or Youth Night. Thursday, Dec. 24: 2 p.m. Christmas Eve service at Tuff Chapel. 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelight service with Communion at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

 

Hills United Reformed Church

410 S. Central Ave., Hills

Office Ph. 962-3254

hillsurc@alliancecom.net

Alan Camarigg, Pastor

Sundays: 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Worship Services.

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