Glenwood Lutheran Church (ELCA), 206 Minnesota Avenue East, Glenwood, Minn. 56334; Katherine Rood, interim pastor, Krista Lee, associate pastor: 

Monday, Aug. 8 – 7 a.m. morning devotions on Zoom with Pastor Krista, 9 a.m. Pastors’ meeting/library, 6 p.m. board meeting, 7 p.m. council meeting. Tuesday, Aug. 9 – 1:30 p.m. Pastors’ text study/library. Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 8 a.m. men’s Bible study/zone room, 10 a.m. staff meeting/library. Thursday, Aug. 11 – 6 p.m. Meatball supper meeting/meeting room. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 8:30 a.m. Worship service with Holy Communion in sanctuary, 9 a.m. Yoga in Barsness Park, 10:30 a.m. worship service with Holy Communion and praise band Holy in City Park, 10:30 a.m. radio broadcast of worship service on KMGK 107.1 FM and livestream (notice new time) of worship service (website, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TV app), 11:30 a.m. special congregational meeting, voting on calling a new lead pastor.

Tune into KMGK 107.1 FM (or the church’s website) for radio broadcasts of worship services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday s on the website (, the Facebook page (@glenwoodlutherans), and on the YouTube channel (Glenwoodlutheran). These can be watched later as well.

Business office hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 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: Tuesday, Aug. 9 – 7 p.m. Fron council meeting.  Sunday, Aug. 14 – 11 a.m. morning worship. Immanuel Lutheran Church – Thursday, Aug. 11 – 9:30 a.m.  CrossWind women of the E.L.C.A bible study at Starbuck City Park. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m. refreshments served, 9:45 a.m. Holy Communion worship service. Indherred Lutheran Church, 17110 State Hwy. 114, Starbuck: Thursday, Aug. 11 – 9:30 a.m. Welca bible study at Starbuck Lakeshore Park, bring own refreshments. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 8:30 a.m. 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. Donatus, Brooten,; Greg Paffel, reverend: Sundays – 8:15 a.m. Mass.

St. John’s Lutheran Church (LCMS), Villard; Ryan Pumphrey, reverend: Sunday, Aug. 14 – 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, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m. worship. CDC guidelines will be followed, please bring a face mask. For more information call 320-634-6433.

St. Johns Lutheran Church (LCMC), 17852  350th Ave., rural Starbuck; 320-360-3612; AJ Kluver, pastor: Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 1:30 p.m. Women of the Word bible study. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 10 a.m. ReClaim Worship Service. Broadcast of scripture and sermon at 

Villard United Methodist Church, Villard: All Sundays in August – 10 a.m. worship celebration with Susan Cafferty, 11 a.m. coffee fellowship.

Scandia Lutheran Church (AFLC),  Sundays  – 9 a.m. worship service.

Saints by the Lake Catholic Churches, Fr. Joesph 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, Aug. 8 – no Mass. Tuesday, Aug.  9 – 9 a.m. Mass (SJN), 11 a.m. Mass (SB). Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 8 a.m. Mass (SH). Thursday, Aug. 11 – no Mass. Friday, Aug. 12 – 8 a.m. Mass (SH). Saturday, Aug. 13 –4 p.m. Mass (SB), 5:30 p.m. Mass (SH). Sunday, Aug. 14 – 8:30 a.m. Mass (SJN), 10:30 a.m. Mass (SH).

Calvary Lutheran Evangelical Church (WELS), Glenwood; Mark Kahrs, pastor: Sunday, Aug. 14 – 10:30 a.m. worship. Worship services, 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, Aug. 9 – 7 a.m. men’s discipleship breakfast Bible study, Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 7 p.m. Bible study at church. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m. morning worship, 10  a.m. coffee fellowship. Tuesday, Aug. 16 – 7 a.m. men’s discipleship breakfast Bible study, 10 a.m. Bible study at Glenwood Estates. 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:  Monday, Aug. 8 – 7 p.m. Women’s Bible Study. Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 6 p.m. Bible study and prayer. Thursday, Aug. 11 – 1:30 p.m. Stewardship Work Day. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 10:30 a.m. morning worship service. 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; Yolanda Williams, pastor: Sundays – 9:40 a.m. In person or online. Mondays – 9:30-11:30 a.m., Wednesdays – 1-3 p.m. and Thursdays – 1-3 p.m.

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. Tuesday, Aug. 9 – 1:30 p.m. WWZ meeting at Oronah Wilhelmy’s.  Thursday, Aug. 11 – 4:30 to 7 p.m. Night on the town – Starbuck, 6 p.m. Zoom Bible study, 7:15 p.m. WZ council meeting Friday, Aug. 12 – 12 p.m. daily devotions over KSCR 93.5 Radio. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9:30 a.m. Communion Worship at SOTH livestreamed, 11 a.m. Worship at East Zion.

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, August 14 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship to follow. *NO August church council meeting.* Sunday School begins Sunday, Sept. 11, following worship. 

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

Barsness/Chippewa Falls Lutheran Churches (ELCA) rural Glenwood, Brenda Boogren, pastor: Sunday, Aug. 14 – 10 a.m. Communion Worship, 11 a.m. Council Meeting at Barsness.

Trinity Lutheran Church and West Lake Johanna Lutheran Church, rural Brooten; Gary Mills, pastor: August 8-11 – Vacation Bible School. Wednesday, Aug. 10 – 7:30 p.m. Trinity council. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m. worship at Trinity, 10:30 a.m. worship at WLJ. First Baptist Church, Glenwood, 320-634-4344,; Andy Lewis, pastor: Thursday, Aug. 11 – 4 p.m. worship team rehearsal. Saturday, Aug. 13 – 8 a.m. men’s/women’s Bible studies, 9:30 a.m. worship team practice. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 8:30 a.m. prayer time, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:30 a.m. worship service.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lowry; Bryan Taffe, pastor: Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship to follow, WELCA after worship. 

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 for 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.

Shalom Community Lutheran Church (LCMC), 111 E. 5th St., Starbuck; Michael Troen, pastor: Tuesday, Aug. 9 – 9:30 a.m. text study at Ministry Center and Zoom, 5:30 p.m. prayer meeting. Thursday, Aug. 11 – 7 p.m. deacons meeting. Saturday, Aug. 13- 8:30 a.m. men’s Bible study at Ministry Center. Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9:30 a.m. worship at Ministry Center & YouTube Livestream, Bible study following worship. Tuesday, Aug. 16 – 9:30 a.m. text study at Ministry Center and Zoom, 5:30 p.m. prayer meeting. If you need a link and password for Zoom, please contact the Shalom Ministry Center at 320-239-3418 or email

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.

First Lutheran Church, Kensington, 320-965-2549; Irv Arnquist, pastor: Sunday, Aug. 14 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. coffee with council, Sunday school teacher meeting following council. 

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