Church News - June 9

A roundup of area church services and events in the Brainerd lakes area.


Outdoor gospel concert set

MALMO — Malmo Free Church will present the Espeseth Family Band in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 12.

They are local bluegrass artists from the Aitkin area playing various instruments.

Bring a lawn chair to enjoy music outdoors. In case of rain, the concert will be inside the air-conditioned church.

Lutheran Church of the Cross of Nisswa news

NISSWA — On Sunday, June 13, Lutheran Church of the Cross will have its first outdoor worship of the summer at 10:15 a.m. in the Memorial Garden.

Bring a chair or blanket. Outdoor worship services will continue Sundays through Aug. 29. In case of inclement weather, the services will be moved into the Celebration Center.


In-person worship services are 9 a.m. Sundays in the Celebration Center. Services may be viewed via streaming video at (live and archived) and live on the Lutheran Church of the Cross-Nisswa Facebook page.

This week at Trinity

Trinity Lutheran Church, 1420 S. Sixth St., Brainerd, has scheduled two worship services for this week.

On Wednesday, June 9, there will be an indoor worship evening service at 6 p.m. Holy Communion will be served.

On Saturday, Trinity Bakers will host a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a benefit for the Amber Preisinger family to help with expenses as Amber is receiving treatments at the Mayo Clinic. The Trinity Cafe will be featuring brats, hamburgers, hot dogs and more including Doug’s caramel rolls during the bake sale.

On Sunday, there will be an outdoor worship service at 9 a.m. with Holy Communion will be served. This service is live on KVBR 1340 Radio and livestreamed on YouTube.

“Drive Up Blessing and Holy Communion” will be available in the parking lot at door 2 from 10:15-10:45 a.m.

South Long Lake services set

On Sunday, June 13, the worship service at South Long Lake Church starts at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Mark Bosserman speaking.

Services may be viewed on Facebook. Click on the three crosses.


First Lutheran Church events

First Lutheran Church, 424 S. Eighth St., Brainerd, will celebrate the Third Sunday after Pentecost with in-person worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 13.

Pastor Patty Bjorklund will preach and preside.

The worship service will be broadcast on YouTube. For more information, visit .

There will be no parking lot worship service on Sunday. Parking Lot worship services will be the fourth Sunday of the summer months.

Lord of Life is starting a new ministry for young adults

BAXTER — Lord of Life Lutheran Church of Baxter is building a new ministry for young adults in their 20s and 30s.

This ministry will feature programming created by and for people in that demographic with opportunities for growing in understanding of faith and helping others.

The first meeting of the group will follow Lord of Life’s Wednesday night church service at 6 p.m. June 9.

At this meeting, the group will decide on a number of issues, including what its opening programming will be.


For more information, contact Tyler at Lord of Life at 218-838-9374.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church services

On Sunday, June 13, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 Eighth Ave. NE, Brainerd, will celebrate the third Sunday of Pentecost with a drive-in service at 8:45 a.m. with Pastor Mark Skinner preaching.

Arrive early and park in the designated lot. Bring a chair as a portion of the parking lot will be designated for people to sit in outside of their cars.

In-person worship services with communion is 10 a.m. Sundays. The church will continue to livestream the 10 a.m. services Sundays at . The service will be put on after its completion for later viewing.

Men’s bible study takes place at 7 a.m. Tuesdays.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church to host community picnics and concerts

PEQUOT LAKES — Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 30985 Front St., Pequot Lakes, will host free outdoor picnics and concerts for the community 6 p.m. Thursdays.

Bruce Archer will perform June 17. Maddy Braun will perform July 15 and The Wittenberg Doors will be Aug. 19.

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