church news Dec. 8, 2022
St. Catherine Catholic Church
203 E. Brown St., Luverne
St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org
Monsignor Gerald Kosse, Pastor
Sundays 8:30 a.m. Mass. Public Mass will be celebrated at FULL capacity in the church. Masses: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Friday at the nursing homes – check the bulletin. All Sunday masses will be live streamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/stccluverne/videos/. Visit www.stscl.org for more information.
Luverne Christian Reformed Church
605 N. Estey St., Luverne
Office Ph. 283-8482; Prayer Line Ph. 449-5982
www.luvernecrc.com — firstname.lastname@example.org
Sundays 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 6:30 p.m. Evening worship service. We are streaming Sunday services live on YouTube 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
103 N. Jackson St., P.O. Box 975, Luverne
Ph. 283-4091; email: email@example.com — www.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.org — firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Christenson, Interim Pastor
Thursday, Dec. 8: 8:30 p.m. Missions in Action. Saturday, Dec. 10: 2 p.m. David Nelson Ordination Service. Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Worship service with Sunday School Christmas program. 10 a.m. Coffee Fellowship. 10 a.m. Sunday School and Drums. 6-7:30 p.m. 9th-12th grade Christmas Party. 6:30 p.m. Transitional Task Force meeting. Tuesday, Dec. 13: 9 a.m. Staff meeting. 6:45 p.m. Ministry meetings. 8 p.m. PPC meeting. Wednesday, Dec. 14: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. 6:15 p.m. 9th Grade confirmation class. 7 p.m. Advent Service. 7:45 p.m. Voices of Grace rehearsal. Online, TV and Radio Worship options are available. Online worship: Sundays 9 a.m. at www.graceluverne.org, click Worship tab; or Facebook page at Grace Lutheran ELCA, Luverne. TV: Vast Channel 3 Mondays at 4:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. Radio: KQAD-AM Radio Sundays at 8:15 a.m.
Bethany Lutheran Church
720 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne
Ph. 507-283-4571 or 605-215-9834
Andrew Palmquist, Pastor
Sundays, 9 a.m. Sunday School and Bible class. 10:15 a.m. Worship service; worship online as well (at els.org). Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom Bible study. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Advent Vespers. See our Facebook page, Bethany Lutheran Church (Luverne) for other classes and events.
American Reformed Church
304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne
Ph. 507-283-8600; email: email@example.com
Thursday, Dec. 8: School Youth Retreat. Friday. Dec. 9: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible Study. Sunday, Dec. 11: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion. 10:50 a.m. Sunday School. 10:50 a.m.-1:20 p.m. Christmas program practice. 6 p.m. Sunday School Christmas program. Tuesday, Dec. 13: 12 p.m. Staff meeting. 7 p.m. Consistory meeting. Wednesday, Dec. 14: 5:30 p.m. Midweek Meal. 6:30 p.m. Pioneer Clubs and Youth Groups. 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.
Rock River Community Church
1075 110th Ave., Luverne
Ph. 507-283-9070; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bob Junak, Pastor
Come as you are—Sundays @ 10 a.m.: Main Service. Kids church age 3-6th grade—Nursery. Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m. Midweek Service—Kids age 3-6th grade.
United Methodist Church
109 N. Freeman Ave., Luverne
Thursday, Dec. 8: 7 p.m. AA meeting. Saturday, Dec. 10: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 9:15 a.m. Coffee. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion. Prayer Warriors after service. 4:30 p.m. Genesis/Revelation Bible Study. Tuesday, Dec. 13: 1:30 p.m. Sewn in Faith. 7 p.m. Scouts. Wednesday, Dec. 14: 9 a.m. Open Prayer Chapel. 6:15 p.m. FUEL. 6:30 p.m. confirmation. 8 p.m. AA meeting. Thursday, Dec. 15: 7 p.m. AA meeting. Live streamed on Facebook and radio.
First Presbyterian Church
302 Central Lane, Luverne
Ph. 283-4787; email: Firstpc@iw.net
Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 10:15 a.m. Worship service. Youth Sunday school during worship service. In-person Worship service and live on Facebook. Our Facebook page can be found under First Presbyterian Church of Luverne. 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: email@example.com
Saturday, Dec. 10: 5:30 p.m. Saturday Worship. Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 p.m. Worship Service. 10:15 a.m. Adult Bible Study. 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. Monday, Dec. 12: 1 p.m. Quilters meet. 7:30 p.m. Men’s Club. Tuesday, Dec. 13: 7 p.m. Women’s Missionary. Wednesday, Dec. 14: 9 a.m. Bible Study. 6 p.m. Advent Vespers. 6:30 p.m. Catechesis Class. Kids for Christ. 7 p.m. Senior choir. 7:30 p.m. Youth Group. Services will be available on the Vast Channel 3 Sunday and online at the city website, cityofluverne.org.
Living Rock Church
500 E. Main St., Luverne
Ph. 449-0057; www.livingrockswmn.org
Josh Hayden, Pastor
New Life Celebration Church
101 W. Maple, Luverne
Ph. (605) 368-1924; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food mission every third Thursday.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
305 E. 2nd St., P.O. Box 36, Hardwick
Ph. (507) 669-2855; email@example.com
Jesse Baker, Pastor
Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Bible study. Worship service on Luverne cable at 3:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday.
Ben Clare United Methodist Church
26762 Ben Clare Ave., Valley Springs, S.D.
Bill Bates, Pastor
First Lutheran Church
300 Maple St., Valley Springs, S.D.
Ph. (605) 757-6662 – firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Eliason, Pastor
Sunday, Dec. 11: 10:30 a.m. Sunday School kids Christmas program at First Lutheran Church.. All are welcome. We Are ONLINE! Facebook: @FirstLutheranValley Springs; YouTube: FirstPalisadeLutheranParish.
Palisade Lutheran Church
211 121st St., Garretson, S.D.
Ph. (507) 597-6257 — email@example.com
Mark Eliason, Pastor
Thursday, Dec. 8: 1:30 p.m. WELCA meeting. 7 p.m. Palisade council meeting. Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Sunday School kids Christmas program at Palisade Lutheran Church. Wednesday, Dec. 14: 7 p.m. Holden Evening Prayer Service for Advent Season at Palisade. (Dec. 14 and 21). We Are ONLINE! Facebook: @PalisadeLC; YouTube: FirstPalisadeLutheranParish.
First Presbyterian Church
201 S. 3rd St., P.O Box 73, Beaver Creek
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
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
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.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
112 N. Main St., Hills
Ph. 962-3270 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Nita Parker, Pastor
Sunday, Dec. 11: 9 a.m. Worship at Tuff Chapel. 9 a.m. Sunday school. 10 a.m. Worship Service. Worship will be streamed live to Facebook at Bethlehem of Hills. You can find more info on our website blchills.org.
Hills United Reformed Church
410 S. Central Ave., Hills
Office Ph. 962-3254
Alan Camarigg, Pastor