Palm Sunday and Easter Update

We are taking reservations for Palm Sunday. Please call the Church at 732-7303 and leave a voicemail with the number of people who wish to attend or call Pastor Marggi at 507-961-7255. Don’t forget that our Easter Sunday service will be outside at 10:30am, no reservation needed.

We are also having an Easter Drive/Walk by event on Saturday April 3rd from1pm-2pm, with an Easter bag and blessing for everyone. You may even get to see the Easter Bunny! The event is rain or shine, and all are welcome! We will be accepting freewill food donations to help support our local food shelf!

Hope to see you all as we continue on our way to Easter!

Responding to the Children at the Border

Fleeing violence and unrest in their Central American communities, over 300 migrant children are arriving at a SEMN Synod ministry partner in El Paso each day. This faith-based shelter provides safe respite as children wait to travel to their U.S. sponsor. Essential supplies are greatly needed at this time.

To financially partner as an individual or congregation, you can…

Send a check!

Make it out to SEMN Synod, ELCA with AMMPARO in the memo line. Send it to:

SEMN Synod, ELCA, 1001 14th Street NW, Suite 300, Rochester, MN 55901


Donate online!

Use a credit card by going here: Click the “Give Now” button, select the fund “Hand in Hand (global)” and enter the memo: AMMPARO.

100% of your gift goes directly towards prioritized supplies to meet the basic needs of children. Thank you for your generous response!

If you have questions, contact Kathy Chatelaine, Assistant to the Bishop for Global Ministry, at

Opening Our Doors For Worship

We will be reopening our doors for Worship this coming Sunday, March 21st! If you would like to join us please call the office phone, 507-732-7303, to let us know how many people will be attending. If you do not get an answer please leave a message with your name and the number of people who wish to attend. You can also call Marggi directly, at 507-961-7255. We will still be wearing masks, social distancing, and limiting our services for now to around 75 people. Please bear with us while we work out these changes and as we move forward getting you all back into our church!