Local Area Churches



Buffalo Presbyterian Church
507 Cty Rd 134, Buffalo 55313
Sunday School for all ages 9 am
Sunday morning worship 
9:30 am
A Glorious Church
Pastors Dave& Kelly Gassler 
• 295-2499 Service: 10 a.m.
Childcare provided
Call for updates for midweek activities or check the website
Alive! Lutheran Church-LCMS
Transforming Lives with Christ's Life!
121 W. Broadway, Monticello
Pastor: Greg Koepsell
If you don't have a church to call 
home check out Alive! 
Sunday Worship: 9am
Fellowship & Sunday School for all ages: 10am
Monday Worship: 6pm
For other worship schedules (Advent, Lent) contact the church office
Becker Baptist Church
11952 Hancock Street, 
(763) 261-4202
Pastor Rob Olsen
Paul Olson, Young Adult Minister
Dr. G.G. Phillips, Minister to Seniors
11951 Hancock Street, Becker, MN
Sunday Worship Service at 10:30 am (Nursery provided)
Sunday School and Adult Bible Fellowship for all ages at 9:15 am
Sunday School/ABF Kickoff and Breakfast – September 8 at 9:00 am
Wednesday  programs - 6:30-8 pm  AWANA Clubs (age 4 – 4th grade), Stockade (5th & 6th boys), Batallion (7th & 8th grade boys), GLOW (5th & 6th girls), Middle School Youth Group (6th – 8th grades), 6:30-8:30 pm – High School Youth Group meets at The House (11952 Hancock Street, across from the church)
Central Lutheran Church - ER
Making Jesus Known
Sundays: 8:15, 9:30 & 11 a.m.
1103 School Street NW
(763) 441-2363
 Community United Methodist Church
 9225 Jason Avenue NE
 Monticello, MN 55362
 Telephone (763)295-2652
 Pastor Rhodel Jacobson
  Director Child, Youth & Family Ministries Sally Narr
 Worship: Sunday 9& 11 AM
 Christian Education: Sunday 10                 Childcare for preschoolers
Check the website for details
Elk River House of Prayer
555 Railroad Dr. NW  STE G
Elk River, MN 55330
ph: 763.300.2976
web: erhop.org
fb: elkriverhouseofprayer
tw: erhop
 Sunday 6pm-8pm
Prayer Room open weekdays and some evenings.  See website for current hours. Other gatherings include classes, seminars, corporate prayer times, shared meals.
Faith Lutheran Church (LCMC)
Pastor James P. Tetlie 
• (763) 295-2658
2039 W. 127th Street NW, 1/2 mi. N. Lake Maria Park entrance C.R. 111
Sunday Worship: 10 a.m., Wed. Worship 7 p.m.
1st Baptist 
• Pastor Kenneth Smith 
295-3552 • 419 E. 4th St. N.E.
Sunday School 9:30 am, fellowship 10:30 -11 am, Worship 11 am, Discipleship training 6 pm, Wed. evening prayer and Bible study 7 pm, Women's Bible study Fri. 2 pm
Hope Evangelical Free Church
513 West 4th; P.O. Box 1112
Monticello, MN 55362
Phone: 763-295-8886
Pastor Gary Jones
Sunday: 10 a.m. Worship Service; 9 a.m. Sunday School and Adult Bible Study; Wed: 6:20 p.m. AWANA; 6:30 p.m. Youth Bible Study.
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
The Rev. Rob Cavanna, Pastor
1326 4th Street NW
Elk River, MN 55330
763 441-5482
Sunday Worship: 10:00 am
Sunday School: 10:05 am
Nursery Available
Men’s & Women’s Groups
Bible Studies & Prayer Groups
Youth Ministries & Adult Education
A church where you’re not just a face or number!
Laestadian Lutheran Church of Elk River
Meeting at Vandenberge Middle School
Location: Elk River on School St. and Proctor Ave.
Services: Sun 10:30 & 6:30 
Wednesday 7:00 Bible Class
Adrian Pirness (Chairman) 
Living Waters Church
Transforming Lives with Christ’s Life!
Dave Weigel Pastor
21246 Meadowvale Road NW, Elk River, MN 55330
Sunday Service 9:30 a.m.
Ministerio Internacional Iglesia 
Luz de Cristo
21246 Meadowvale Road, 
Elk River, MN 55330
Bilingual Services- English & Spanish
Domingos 2 or 4 p.m.
Miercoles: Estudios Biblicos
Viernes 7:30 or 9 p.m.
Ultimo Sabado del Mes: Evangelizacion en Monticello
Dios te Bendiga - Te Esperamos
Monticello Covenant Church
8585 N. Hwy 25, Monticello
(Hwy 25 & Co. Rd. 106)
Rev. Jane Spriggs, Lead Pastor
Carlos Mendez Church Planter
9 a.m. Prayer Time
9:30 Service (Nursery)
New Day UMC
Pastor Jim Beard
Holding worship services at Elk River United Methodist Church
1304 Main Street Elk River 
Worship: Thursday 6:30 pm and Saturday 6:30 pm.
Childcare offered for children under 6 during all worship times. 
Orchard Outreach Ministry
Orchard Fun Market
Sunday Worship, 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.; Holy Com, 2nd Sunday.
Quarry Community Church
At Monticello Middle School
Michael Grose, Lead Pastor
Jeff Morgan, Associate Pastor
Vince Vaughan, Spiritual Growth Paster
Katie Deneson, Children's Pastor
Sunday services at 9 & 10:30 a.m. include worship celebration in the Monticello
Middle School auditorium as well as interactive children's classes for birth-5th
grade. Opportunities for adults and youth throughout the week at our ministry
center, 100 Chelsea Road, Monticello. Real. Relevant. Innovative.
Resurrection Lutheran Church
Sunday Worship & Growth Opportunities
Sunday Morning – 8 a.m. Traditional Worship
9:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. Contemporary Worship
9:30 a.m. Pathfinders Sunday School (PreK-6th  Grade) 
9:15 a.m. The STORY Adult Bible Study
Wednesday Evening Growth Opportunities
6:30 p.m.  Quest (K-5th Grade)   Cross Training (6th-9th Grade)     Life Together (10th-12th Grade)
Jedidiah Scharmer, Lead Pastor     Lee Evenson, Associate Pastor        Sara Parnell, Diaconal Minister 
St. Henry’s Catholic Church
Father Tony Vanderloop
295-2402 • 1001 E 7th St, Mont
Sat. Mass: 5 p.m.  
Sunday Mass: Eng  8:30/10:30;
Spanish 5pm       
St. Peter's EV Lutheran Church (WELS)
Pastor Darren Green  
295-5315 • 413 E 3rd St. Monticello
Sunday Worship 9 am,
Monday Evening Worship 7 p.m. 
(June to Sept.)
Trinity Lutheran Church
Pastor Sherri Sandoz •  295-2092
449 West Broadway
Sun. Worship Services, 9 a.m. Holy Communion 1st & 3rd Sundays.  Iglesia Shalom Service Sunday at 4 p.m. Wed. Supper 5:45 p.m. Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Faithfully Fit Forever, all ages Wed. 9 a.m.
WHY Church
Elk River YMCA
Hwy 10 - 13337 Business Ctr Dr
Sunday mornings 9:30 - 10:30 
Bjorn Dixon


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DANCERS FROM JENNIFER’S DANCE CENTER will be performing at Disney World in Florida in October. Pictured (front row, left to right), are Grace Esselman, Lillian St. Jean, Sophia Gerou, Kailey Buchta, Rowan Payne and Hannah Oakes. Middle row are Amelia Cameron, Brianna Anthony, Jacqie Bengtson, Gianna Mitchell, Alex Dillion, Abby Yanke and Rose Curtis. Back row are Tori Ramert, Alexis Erickson, Sophia St. Ives, Tiana Link, Rachel Royseth, Kristian Kunkel, Brooklynn Bengtson, Nicole Bengtson and Kendall Luoma. Not pictured are Haylee Oakes and Melanie Miskowic. (Submitted photo).

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