church news March 11, 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.

 

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 11: 8:30 a.m. Missions in Action. Saturday, March 13: 5:30 p.m. Worship service. In-person worship service in Sanctuary. Sunday, March 14: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10-10:45 a.m. Sunday school. 10 a.m. First Communion class in FH. 10:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study via Zoom. 6-8 p.m. Senior blanket-making. Tuesday, March 16: 9 a.m. Staff meeting. Wednesday, March 17: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible Study. 8:15 a.m. Caring visitor’s meeting. 3:30 p.m. 5th grade bread making. 6:45 p.m. Lenten service. Thursday, March 18: 8:30 a.m. Missions in Action. 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.

 

American Reformed Church

304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne

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

Mike Altena, Pastor

Thursday, March 11: 9 a.m. Classis meeting. Friday, March 12: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible study. Sunday, March 14: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 10:50-11:50 a.m. Sunday school. 2-4 p.m. Middle school gathering. Tuesday, March 16: 12 Noon staff meeting. Wednesday, March 17: 5:30 p.m. Midweek meal. 6:30 p.m. Pioneer Clubs; Youth groups. 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 11: 1-3 p.m. Food Shelf curbside. Friday, March 13: Saturday, March 13: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday March 14: 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. Monday, March 16: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Wednesday, March 17: 6:15 p.m. FUEL. 6:30 p.m. Confirmation. 8 p.m. AA Meeting. Thursday, March 18: 1-3 p.m. Food Shelf curbside.

 

First Presbyterian Church

302 Central Lane, Luverne

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

Jason Cunningham, Pastor

Sunday, March 14: 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 15: 6:30 p.m. Confirmation. Tuesday, March 16: 6:30 p.m. Esther Circle. Wednesday, March 17: 9:15 a.m. Mary Circle. 7 p.m. Lenten service. 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 13: 5:30 p.m. Worship service. Sunday, March 14: 9 a.m. Worship. 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 15: 3:15 p.m. staff meeting. 7 p.m. Parish planning council. Wednesday, March 17: 6 p.m. Lenten Midweek Service. 6:30 p.m. Confirmation class. 6:30 p.m. Kids for Christ. 7:30 p.m. Youth Group.

 

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 14: 9 a.m. In-person Worship at First Lutheran Church. Masks are highly recommended. 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 14: 10:30 a.m. In-person Worship at Palisade Lutheran Church. Masks are required. 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.

 

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

112 N. Main St., Hills

Ph. 962-3270

Sunday, March 14: 9 a.m. Tuff Chapel service. 10 a.m. Worship service at Bethlehem. 10 a.m. Sunday school. 5:30-7 p.m. 9th-12th grade Youth Night. 6 p.m. 8th-9th 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 16: 2 p.m. Bible Study at Tuff Home. 2:45 p.m. Bible Study at Tuff Home. Wednesday, March 17: 9 a.m. Quilting. 7 p.m. Lenten service; council meeting following service.

 

Hills United Reformed Church

410 S. Central Ave., Hills

Office Ph. 962-3254

hillsurc@alliancecom.net

Alan Camarigg, Pastor

 

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