Glenwood Lutheran Church (ELCA), 206 Minnesota Avenue East, Glenwood, Minn. 56334; Rev. Mark Manning, Krista Lee, associate pastor: Monday, Nov. 21 – 7 a.m. devotion via zoom. Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 1:30 p.m. pastor’s text study, 5 p.m. the chosen watch party in dining room, 6 p.m. the chosen bible study in dining room. Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 8 a.m. men’s bible study in meeting room, 10 a.m. staff meeting in library, 1:30 p.m. Thanksgiving worship service with Holy Communion in chapel, 5 p.m. praise band rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. Thanksgiving worship service with Holy Communion. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 8:30 a.m. traditional service, 9:30 a.m. coffee fellowship, 9:45 a.m. Adult choir practice, 10 a.m. Christmas program practice prek-12 in sanctuary, 10:30 a.m. radio broadcast of worship service on KMGK 107.1 FM, 11 a.m. praise band led contemporary worship, 11 a.m. livestream of worship service (website, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TV app),  12 a.m. first communion instruction and potluck after 2nd service in dining room, 3 p.m. boy & cub scouts meeting in dining room, 5 p.m. yoga at GLC with Barb/third floor.

Tune into KMGK 107.1 FM (or the church’s website) for radio broadcasts of the early worship service at 10:30 am. 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, Nov. 23 – 7 p.m. Crosswind Thanksgiving worship. Saturday Nov. 26 – 9:30 a.m. Christmas decorating. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 11 a.m. morning worship, no Sudnay school. Immanuel Lutheran Church – Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 10 a.m. Holy Comunion worship at Holly Ridge, 11 a.m.Holy Communion worship at M.L.H., 7 p.m. CrossWinds Parish Thanksgiving eve worship at Fron. Friday, Nov. 25 – 9 a.m. decorate church for Advent/Christmas. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9 a.m. snacks and refreshments, 9:45 a.m. worship service. Indherred Lutheran Church, 17110 State Hwy. 114, Starbuck: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 7 p.m. joint Thanksgiving service at Fron. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 8:30 a.m.  worship, 9:15 a.m. Sunday school.

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.

Minnewaska Lutheran Church (AFLC), Starbuck,; Joel Rolf, pastor: Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 7 a.m. Men’s Discipleship breakfast bible study. Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 11 a.m. Bible study at church. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9 a.m. morning worship service, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:10 a.m. Sunday school/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. 

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

St. John’s Lutheran Church (LCMS), Villard; Ryan Pumphrey, reverend: Wednesday, Nov.  23 – 9 a.m. Bible study, 7 p.m. worship. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 10:30 a.m. Sunday school. Worship services are found on Facebook: LCMS Lutheran Churches in Pope County, MN.

Trinity Lutheran Church (LCMS), Grove Lake; Rev. Ryan Pumphrey.   Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 5:30 p.m. worship. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9 a.m. worship, 10 a.m. Sunday school, 6 p.m. Bible study. For more information call 320-634-6433.

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

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, Nov. 27 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship and Sunday school to follow. 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: Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 9 a.m. Mass (SJN), 11 a.m. Mass (SB). Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 11 a.m. Mass (SH). Friday, Nov. 18 – No Mass. Saturday, Nov. 26 – 4 p.m. Mass (SJN), 5:30 p.m. Mass (SH). Sunday, Nov. 27 – 8:30 a.m. Mass (SB), 10:30 a.m. Mass (SH). 

Calvary Lutheran Evangelical Church (WELS), Glenwood; Mark Kahrs, pastor: Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 6:30 p.m. Church council meeting. Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 6:30 p.m. Thanksgiving eve service and pie social at St. John’s. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 10:30 a.m. worship. Children’s sermons and Sunday school will be available on our Facebook page (Calvary Lutheran Church – Glenwood). Monday, Nov. 28 – No bible class. 

Lowry Community Covenant Church, Lowry; Andy League, pastor;, 320-283-5416:  Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 6:30 p.m. Soup and Sandwich supper and Thanksgiving devotional. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9:45 a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 11:30 a.m. morning worship service, pot luck dinner following worship, decorating for Christmas to follow. 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: Mondays – 7 p.m. adult Bible study. Wednesdays – 11 a.m. adult Bible study, 7 p.m. confirmation. Sundays – 10 a.m. worship in person or online, Sunday school k-6 following worship, fellowship, and adult forums following worship. Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 7 p.m. Thanksgiving eve service online only.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lowry; Bryan Taffe, pastor: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – No Confirmation. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9:30 a.m. worship, fellowship to follow, No Sunday school. Monday, Nov. 28 – 1 to 4 p.m. Mission quilting.

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

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, Nov. 23 – 6:00 p.m. Thanksgiving service. Friday, Nov. 25 – 12 p.m. daily devotions over KSCR 93.5 Radio. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9:30 a.m. Worship at West Zion livestreamed, 10:30 a.m. Nominating Committee meeting.

Barsness/Chippewa Falls Lutheran Churches (ELCA), rural Glenwood, Brenda Boogren, pastor: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – Thanksgiving eve worship Barsness. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 10 a.m. worship Barsness.

Trinity Lutheran Church and West Lake Johanna Lutheran Church, rural Brooten; Jean Megorden, pastor: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 7 p.m. Joint Thanksgiving service at Trinity. Sunday, Nov. 23 – 9 a.m. worship at Trinity, 10:30 a.m. worship at WLJ.

First Baptist Church, Glenwood, 320-634-4344,; Andy Lewis, pastor: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 6 p.m. Thanksgiving eve service, No AWANA. Saturday, Nov. 26 – 8 a.m. men’s/women’s Bible studies, 9:30 a.m. worship team practice. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 8:30 a.m. prayer time, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. coffee fellowship, 10:30 a.m. worship service.

Villard United Methodist Church, Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9 a.m. youth Sunday school, 10 a.m. worship celebration, 11 a.m. coffee fellowship.

St. Johns Lutheran Church (LCMC), 17852 350th Ave., rural Starbuck; 320-360-3612; AJ Kluver, pastor: Wednesday, Nov. 23 – 4 p.m. Thanksgiving eve service. Sunday, Nov. 27 – 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10 a.m. worship, 11 a.m. fellowship. Broadcast of scripture and sermon at 

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 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.

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

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.

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 –

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.

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