Glenwood Lutheran Church (ELCA), 206 Minnesota Avenue East, Glenwood, Minn. 56334; Rev. Mark Manning, Krista Lee, associate pastor: Monday, March 27 – 7 a.m. morning devotion via Zoom, 1:30 p.m. GRV Aux meeting in dining room. Tuesday, March 28 – 8 a.m. pastors’ meeting in the library, 1:30 p.m. pastors’ text study in library, 7 p.m. men’s and women’s AA in zone room. Wednesday, March 29 – 9 a.m. men’s Bible study in zone room, 10 a.m. staff meeting in library, 6:30 p.m. Lenten Worship in sanctuary, 7:15 p.m. JuBELLate handbell practice in bell room. Thurs., March 30 – 9 a.m. text study with Pastor Mark in library. Sunday, April 2 – 8:30 a.m. traditional Palm Sunday worship with Holy Communion and JuBELLate ringers, 9:30 a.m. coffee fellowship in dining room, 9:45 a.m. adult choir practice in chapel, 10:30 a.m. radio broadcast, 11 a.m. traditional Palm Sunday worship with Holy Communion with JuBELLate ringers, livestream, 5 p.m. Yahweh yoga with Barb on third floor. 

Tune into KMGK 107.1 FM (or the church’s website) for radio broadcasts of the early worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning, the 11 a.m. service is also livestreamed on our website (, on our Facebook page (@glenwoodlutherans), and on our YouTube Channel (Glenwoodlutheran), these can be watched later as well.

Business office hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Watch the website, Facebook page, weekly E-News(letter) and weekly e-mail from the pastors for any changes and announcements.

CrossWind Lutheran Parish ELCA, Paul Johnson, pastor; a weekly devotional time and worship service are accessible at Fron Lutheran Church: Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 p.m. Lenten Supper at Fron, 6:30 p.m. Lenten worship at Fron. Sunday, April 2 – 8:45 a.m. Coffee hour, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m. morning worship. Immanuel Lutheran Church – Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 p.m. supper at Fron, 6:30 p.m. Lenten worship at Fron. Saturday, April 1 – 9:30 a.m. Men’s Bible study at Shalom. Sunday, April 2 – 8:30 a.m. worship, pancake breakfast served after worship. Indherred Lutheran Church, 17110 State Hwy. 114, Starbuck: Wednesday, March 29 – 3:30 p.m. confirmation at Fron. Sunday, April 2 – 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. Holy Communion Palm Sunday worship.

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, March 29 – 9 a.m. Bible study, 7 p.m. Midweek lent. Sunday, April 2 – 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.   Thursday, March 30 – 7 p.m. Midweek lent. Sunday, April 2 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 6 p.m. Bible study. For more information call 320-634-6433.

St. Donatus, Brooten,; Greg Paffel, reverend: Sundays – 10:15 a.m. Mass.

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, March 27 – No Mass. Tuesday, March 28 – 9 a.m. Mass (SJN), 11 a.m. Mass (SB). Wednesday, March 29 – 8 a.m. Mass (SH). Friday, March 31 – No Mass. Saturday, April 1 – 4 p.m. Mass (SB), 5:30 p.m. Mass (SH). Sunday, April 2 – 8:30 a.m. Mass (SJ
N), 10:30 a.m. Mass (SH). 

Calvary Lutheran Evangelical Church (WELS), Glenwood; Mark Kahrs, pastor: Wednesday, March 29 – 7 p.m. Lent worship at Calvary. Sunday, April 2 – 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,; Joel Rolf, pastor: Tuesday, March 28 – 7 a.m. Men’s discipleship breakfast Bible study, 9 a.m. quilting group at church. Wednesday, March 29 – 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Lenten supper, 6:30 p.m. Lenten service. Sunday, April 2 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:10 a.m. Sunday school and confirmation, 10:15 a.m. adult and high school class. A livestream of our 9 a.m. Sunday service is on our YouTube channel or our website. 

Lowry Community Covenant Church, Lowry; Andy League, pastor;, 320-283-5416:  Wednesday, March 29 – Day of Faith for all students in grades 6-12. Sunday, April 2 – 9:45 a.m. Sunday school for all ages, 11 a.m. worship. The morning worship service can be seen online on Sunday afternoon. Monday, April 10 – 7 p.m. C.W. Business meeting.

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; Yolanda Williams, pastor: Mondays – 12 p.m. book study groups, 7 p.m. adult Bible study. Wednesdays – 2 p.m. adult Bible study, 7 p.m. confirmation, adult Bible studies. Sundays – 10 a.m. worship in person or online, Sunday school K-6 following worship, fellowship and adult forums following worship. Wednesday, March 29 – 12 p.m. Beauty of Ashes worship. Sunday, April 2 – 10 a.m. Palm Sunday worship service in person and virtually on zoom and Facebook live, fellowship and Sunday school to follow, annual meeting to follow.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lowry; Bryan Taffe, pastor: Wednesday, March 29 – 5:30 p.m. Lenten meal, 6:30 p.m. Lenten worship. Thursday, March 30 – Lions Bingo at Church.  Saturday, April 1 – no breakfast and Bible study. Sunday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship to follow, 10:45 a.m. Sunday school music, 11 a.m. Sunday school.

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. daily prayers livestream.  Wednesday, March 29 – 7 p.m. Lenten service at SOTH livestreamed. Thursday, March 30 – 6 p.m. Zoom Bible study. Friday, March 31 – 12 p.m. daily devotions over KSCR 93.5 Radio.Saturday, April 1 – E.Z. Klub workday. Sunday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. worship at SOTH, Sunday school to follow, 11 a.m. worship at E.Z., 9 -11 a.m. and 12 – 2 p.m. Klub sale pickup.

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

Barsness/Chippewa Falls Lutheran Churches (ELCA), rural Glenwood, Brenda Boogren, pastor: Wednesday, March 29 – 6:30 p.m. Lenten Bible study and  worship at Chippewa Falls. Sunday, April 2 – 10 a.m. Palm Sunday worship at Barsness. 

First Baptist Church, Glenwood, 320-634-4344, Wednesday, March 29 – 6:30 p.m. AWANA. Saturday, April 1 – 8:30 a.m.  Bible study. Sunday, April 2 – 8:30 a.m. prayer time, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:30 a.m. worship service with communion.

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.

Villard United Methodist Church,  Wednesday, March 29 – 6 p.m. Lenten Supper, 7 p.m. Lenten study. Sunday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. youth Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. worship celebration, 11:30 a.m. coffee fellowship. 

St. Johns Lutheran Church (LCMC), 17852 350th Ave., rural Starbuck; 320-360-3612; AJ Kluver, pastor: Sunday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10  a.m. worship with Holy Communion, 11 a.m. fellowship coffee. Broadcast of scripture and sermon at 

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. Wednesday, March 29 – 7 p.m. Lenten worship service. Sunday, April 2 – 9:30 a.m. worship, Sunday school.

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 for Facebook page for more information, resources for your family and links to study God’s word and pray together.

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 –

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.

Scandia Lutheran Church (AFLC), Sundays – 8 a.m. adult Bible study and Sunday school, 9 a.m. worship service.

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

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