Glenwood Lutheran Church (ELCA), 206 Minnesota Avenue East, Glenwood, Minn. 56334; Rev. Mark Manning, Krista Lee, associate pastor: Monday, Sept. 25 – 7 a.m. Zoom Devotions with Pastor Krista, 9:30 a.m. staff meeting in library. Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 8 a.m. pastor’s meeting in library, 1:30 p.m. pastor’s text study offsite, 7 p.m. men’s and women’s AA in meeting room. Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 8 a.m. Men’s Bible study in zone room, NO praise band practice, 5 p.m. Holy Cow/confirmation dinner for families  in dining room, 6:15 p.m. family devotion in dining room, 6:30 p.m. classroom for Pre-k thru grade 4, confirmation for grades 5 and 6 with pastor Mark and guides in chapel, confirmation for grades 7 thru 9 with pastor Krista and guides in sanctuary. Thursday, Sept. 28 – 11:30 a.m. church staff wrap up. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 a.m. worship service with Holy Communion in sanctuary, 9:30 a.m. coffee fellowship, 9:45 a.m. choir practice in choir loft, 10:30 a.m. radio broadcast, 11 a.m. confirmation Sunday worship service with Holy communion in sanctuary, livestreamed.

Worship services are also broadcast on radio and livestreamed. Tune into KMGK 107.1 FM (or the church’s website) for live broadcasts of worship services at 10:30 a.m. Services are also livestreamed on our website (, on our Facebook page (@glenwoodlutherans), and on our YouTube Channel (/Glenwoodlutheran), these can be watched live or viewed later Church Office Hours:  Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. Office phone number:  634-4514 (leave a message if after hours). Weather announcements and cancellations:  ext. 19. Funerals or wedding this week:  ext. 17. Worship Services are also broadcast on radio and livestreamed. Tune into KMGK 107.1 FM (or the church’s website) for radio broadcasts of worship services at 10:30am. The 11:00am worship service is livestreamed on our website (, on our Facebook page (@glenwoodlutherans), and on our YouTube Chanel (/Glenwoodlutheran), and TV App, these can be watched live or viewed later.

CrossWind Lutheran Parish ELCA, Paul Johnson, pastor; a weekly devotional time and worship service are accessible at Fron Lutheran Church: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 3:30 p.m. confirmation. Saturday, Sept. 30 Confirmation retreat at Luther Crest. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:45 a.m. Coffee, 9 a.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. morning worship with communion, children’s adventure Bibles  will be handed out. Immanuel Lutheran Church –   Saturday, Sept. 30 – 9:30 a.m. men’s Bible study at Shalom Lutheran. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 a.m. worship with Holy Communion, snack and refreshments following. Indherred Lutheran Church, 17110 State Hwy. 114, Starbuck: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 3:30 p.m. Confirmation at Fron. Saturday, Sept. 30 – 9 a.m. confirmation fall retreat at Luther Crest. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 10  a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. Holy communion worship.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lowry; Bryan Taffe, pastor: Monday, Sept. 25 – 1 to 4 p.m. mission quilting. Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 9 to 12 p.m. mission quilting. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship to follow, 10:45 a.m. Sunday school music, 11 a.m. Sunday school class. 

Grace Pointe Church,  Villard; John Praetorius, pastor: Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9 a.m. adult and youth Sunday school, 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. coffee fellowship.

Hope Community Church, an Evangelical Free Church; Kelly Mahoney, pastor; Sunday services: 9 a.m. worship – Starbuck (117 West 5th Street), 10:30 a.m. worship – Glenwood (Central Square, 105 2nd Ave. NE), 10:30 a.m. YouTube livestream, connect on the church website. 

St. John’s Lutheran Church (LCMS), Villard; Ryan Pumphrey, reverend: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 9 a.m. Bible study. Sunday, Oct. 1  – 10:30 a.m. worship. Worship services are found on Facebook: LCMS Lutheran Churches in Pope County, MN.

Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS), Grove Lake; Rev. Ryan Pumphrey.   Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 6 p.m. Bible study. For more information call 320-634-6433.

Shalom Community Lutheran Church (LCMC), 111 E. 5th St., Starbuck; Michael Troen, pastor: Tuesdays – 9:30 a.m. text study at Ministry Center and Zoom, 4:30 p.m. prayer meeting. Saturdays – 9:30 a.m. men’s Bible study. Sundays – 9:30 a.m. worship at Ministry Center and YouTube Livestream, Bible study following worship. If you need a link and password for Zoom, please contact the Shalom Ministry Center at 320-239-3418 or email  

Saints by the Lake Catholic Churches, Fr. Joseph Vandeberg, Sacred Heart Church (SH) 115 N. Franklin Street, Glenwood; St. Bartholomew Church (SB) 441 Lincoln Avenue, Villard; St. John Nepomuk Church (SJN) 25890 110th Street, Lowry: Monday, Sept. 25 – No Mass. Tuesday, Sept. 26 – No Mass. Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 8 a.m. Mass (SH).  Thursday, Sept. 28 – 9 a.m. Mass (SJN), 11 a.m. Mass (SB). Friday, Sept. 29 – 8 a.m. Mass (SH). Saturday, Sept. 30 – 4 p.m. Mass (SB), 5:30 p.m. Mass (SH). Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 a.m. Mass (SJN), 10:30 a.m. Mass (SH).

Calvary Lutheran Evangelical Church (WELS), Glenwood; Neumann, pastor: Mondays – 6:30 p.m. Bible Study. Sundays – 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 a.m. worship. Children’s sermons and Sunday school will be available on our Facebook page (Calvary Lutheran Church – Glenwood).

Minnewaska Lutheran Church (AFLC), Starbuck, Tuesday, Sept. 26 – 7 a.m. Men’s discipleship breakfast Bible study. Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 7 p.m. Bible study at church. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. choir practice, coffee fellowship, 10:15 a.m. Sunday School and Confirmation. A livestream of our Sunday morning service is on our YouTube channel or our website. 

Lowry Community Covenant Church, Lowry; Andy League, pastor;, 320-283-5416: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 6 p.m. Bible study and prayer. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9:45 Sunday School for all ages, 11 a.m. worship. The morning worship service can be seen online on Sunday afternoon. 

Brooten Community Church, Brooten; Rick Krasky, pastor. Sundays – 9:30 a.m. worship service, 10:40 a.m. coffee fellowship and Sunday school.

Glenwood United Parish (United Church of Christ/United Methodist Church), Glenwood, 320-634-3712; Rev. Yolanda Y. Williams PhD: Mondays – 7 p.m. Adult Bible Study with Zoom option available (Call or email church for link). Wednesdays – 2 p.m. Adult Bible Study, 7 p.m. Confirmation. Sunday, Oct 1 – 10 a.m. Worship in person or on zoom and Facebook live, 11 a.m. fellowship. 

East and West Zion Lutheran Churches (ELCA), Hancock, Minn.; 320-239-2430,; Steve Carmany, pastor: All livestream worship will be on the Shepherd of the Hills Facebook page. Tuesday-Friday – 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 – 6 p.m. zoom Bible study. Friday, Sept. 29 – 12 p.m. daily devotions over KSCR 93.5 Radio. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9:30 a.m. worship at SOTH livestreamed, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School at SOTH, 11 a.m. worship at E.Z.

Restoration Church, Glenwood; Dan Risdall, pastor; Mondays – 7 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Wednesdays – 6:30 p.m. Youth and Adult small groups. Sundays – 10 a.m. worship service.

Barsness/Chippewa Falls Lutheran Churches (ELCA), rural Glenwood, Brenda Boogren, pastor: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 4:30 p.m. Confirmation at Chippewa Falls. Saturday, Sept. 30 – 10 to 3 p.m. Women’s Fall Colors Days at Luther Crest. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 10 a.m. worship with communion at Chippewa Falls, 11 a.m. Chippewa Falls Council meeting. 

Trinity Lutheran Church and West Lake Johanna Lutheran Church, rural Brooten; Jean Megorden, pastor: Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 3:40 p.m. God Squad, 6:30 p.m. confirmation. Thursday, Sept. 28 – 11 to 3 p.m. quilting at Trinity. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9 a.m. worship with Holy Communion at Trinity, 10:30 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion  at WLJ.

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Swift Falls; Steve Carmany, pastor: Thursdays – 6 p.m. Zoom Bible studies. Fridays – 12 p.m. radio devotions KSCR 93.5. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9:30 a.m. worship, Sunday School and fellowship to follow.

First Lutheran Church, Kensington, 320-965-2549; Irv Arnquist, pastor: Sundays – 10 a.m. coffee, Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship.

First Baptist Church, Glenwood, 320-634-4344,; Jeff Heitzman, pastor: : Wednesday, Sept. 27 – 6:30 p.m. AWANA. Saturday, Sept. 30 – 8 a.m. Bible study. Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 a.m. prayer time, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:30 a.m. worship service.

St. Johns Lutheran Church (LCMC), 17852 350th Ave., rural Starbuck; 320-360-3612; AJ Kluver, pastor: Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. fellowship hour. Broadcast of scripture and sermon at 

Scandia Lutheran Church (AFLC), Sunday, Oct. 1 – 9 a.m. worship service.

First Baptist Church, 601 Lyndale Avenue, Morris; 320-589-4163,; Michael J. Tanis, pastor: Wednesdays – 1 p.m./7 p.m. prayer and Bible study (*adjustments from summer/winter). Sundays – 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. worship. Visit the website or Facebook page for more information, resources for your family and links to study God’s word and pray together.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (LCMC), 20490 480th Ave. Morris (1 mile north of Morris on County Rd. 5), 320-585-6868,; Michael Hanson, pastor: Sundays – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. fellowship and Sunday school.

Lakes Area Seventh Day Adventist Church, 201 13th Ave. W and Fillmore, Alexandria; Nakwan Kitching, pastor: 10 a.m. Sabbath school, 11 a.m. worship service.

St. Donatus, Brooten,; Greg Paffel, reverend: Wednesdays – 8:15 a.m. Mass. 

Living Word Lutheran Church (LCMC), 1722 16th Ave. E., Alexandria, (south of Woodland Elem. School), 320-762-1997,; Pastor Jess Carson, Tuesday – 9 a.m. adult Bible study, Wednesday – 8:30 a.m. men’s Bible study, Sunday – worship 9 a.m. followed by fellowship and Bible study. Online worship service available on our website and on Facebook –

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