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Church news Jan. 5, 2022

St. Catherine Catholic Church
203 E. Brown St., Luverne
St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502;
Monsignor Gerald Kosse, Pastor
Sunday: 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 Visit for more information.
Luverne Christian Reformed Church
605 N. Estey St., Luverne
Office Ph. 283-8482; Prayer Line Ph. 449-5982
Joe Steenholdt, Pastor
Sunday: 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:
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;
Dave Christenson, Interim Pastor
Thursday, Jan. 5: 7:10 a.m. Breakfast Club. 8:30 a.m. Missions in Action. Sunday, Jan. 8: 9 a.m. Worship Service with baptism. 10 a.m. Coffee Fellowship. 10 a.m. Sunday School & Drums. 5:30 p.m. Transitional Task Force meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 10: 9 a.m. Staff meeting. 6:45 p.m. Ministry meetings. 8 p.m. PPC meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 11: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. 5:30 p.m. Glow Praise Band. 6:15 p.m. 8th Grade Confirmation Class. 7:30 p.m. 9th Grade Confirmation Class. Online, TV and Radio Worship options are available. Online worship: Sundays 9 a.m. at, 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
Sunday: 9 a.m. Sunday School and Bible class. 10:15 a.m. Worship service; worship online as well (at Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom Bible study. 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:
Friday, Jan. 5: 6:30 a.m. 9 a.m. Cookie Crew. Friday, Jan. 6: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible Study. Sunday, Jan. 8: 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. 10:50 a.m. Sunday School. 2 p.m. Middle School gathering. Tuesday, Jan. 10: 12 p.m. Staff meeting. 7 p.m. Consistory meeting. Wednesday, Jan. 11: 5:30 p.m. Midweek meal. 6:30 p.m. Pioneer Clubs. 6:30 p.m. 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:
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
Ph. 283-4529
Saturday, Jan. 7: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, Jan. 8: 9 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 9:45 a.m. Coffee. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion. Prayer Warriors after service. 4:30 p.m. Genesis/Revelation Bible Study. Wednesday, Jan. 11: 6:15 p.m. FUEL. 6:30 p.m. confirmation. 8 p.m. AA meeting. Thursday, Jan. 12: 7 p.m. AA meeting. Live streamed on Facebook and radio.
First Presbyterian Church
302 Central Lane, Luverne
Ph. 283-4787; email:
Sunday, Jan. 8: 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:
Thursday, Jan. 5: 6:30 p.m. Chancel Guild meeting. Saturday, Jan. 5:30 p.m. Worship Service. Sunday, Jan. 8: 9 a.m. Worship Service. 10:15 a.m. Sunday School. 11:15 a.m. Junior Choir. 2 p.m. 2nd Sunday Fun Day. 4 p.m. Stripping Christmas decorations. Monday, Jan. 9: 1 p.m. Quilters meet. 7:30 p.m. Men’s Club. Tuesday, Jan. 10: 7 p.m. Women’s Missionary Guild. Wednesday, Jan. 11: 9 a.m. Bible Study. 10:30 a.m. Little Lambs Chapel. 1 p.m. Little Lambs Chapel. 6:30 p.m. Catechesis Class. 6:30 p.m. Kids for Christ. 7 p.m. Choir practice. 7:30 p.m. Youth Group. Services will be available on the Vast Channel 3 Sunday and online at the city website,
Living Rock Church
500 E. Main St., Luverne
Ph. 449-0057;
Josh Hayden, Pastor
New Life Celebration Church
101 W. Maple, Luverne
Ph. (605) 368-1924; email:
Food mission every third Thursday.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
305 E. 2nd St., P.O. Box 36, Hardwick
Ph. (507) 669-2855;
Jesse Baker, Pastor
Sunday, Jan. 8: 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 –
Mark Eliason, Pastor
Sunday, Jan. 8: 10:30 a.m. Worship 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 —
Sunday, Jan. 8: 9 a.m. Worship Service at Palisade Lutheran Church. We Are ONLINE! Facebook: @PalisadeLC; YouTube: FirstPalisadeLutheranParish.
First Presbyterian Church
201 S. 3rd St., P.O Box 73, Beaver Creek
Ph. 507-935-5025
Sunday: 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
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.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
112 N. Main St., Hills
Ph. 962-3270 /
Nita Parker, Pastor
Sunday: 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
Hills United Reformed Church
410 S. Central Ave., Hills
Office Ph. 962-3254
Alan Camarigg, Pastor

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