Spirit Lake United Methodist Church

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”       -Ephesians 4:32

We're here, For you.

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28

Opportunities to Get Involved

-Colossians 3:23-24

Children & Youth

“One generation shall praise Your works to another, and shall declare Your mighty acts.”

-Psalm 145:4

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“We are God’s coworkers, and you are God’s field, God’s building.” -1 Corinthians 3:9

Fun with Meaning • Joy with Community • A Place for All People, including You!


What’s Happening

December Meetings

Visitors are encouraged and welcomed!

December 7:  Worship Team, 5:30

If you would like more information, please contact the church office at 712-336-3115.



Would you like to purchase a Poinsettias to decorate the Church?

A signup sheet is available in the Narthex if you would like to support the purchase of poinsettias that are decorating the church.  You can designate who your plant is in memory or in honor of.  Plants are $16.  Thank you!

December 10: "In the Spirit" Celebration of the Season

Live music from Dan & Karla; free hot cocoa bar & Christmas goodies.

Please join us at Okoboji Brewing Company on Sunday, December 10, from 2:30-4:30 for music, food, fellowship, kid’s crafts & fun!  

December 13: Children's Christmas Program & Potluck

The Children’s Christmas Program will be at 5:30.

A potluck meal will follow at Wesley Place.  Ham is provided.  Please bring your favorite side dish or sweet treat to share!

If you can help with the potluck set up and/or clean up, please contact Tammy at the church office, 712-336-3115.

December 20: Blue Christmas

Not all of us are feeling joyful right now.  For some, the holidays are difficult, especially when experiencing the loss of a loved one.  A Blue Christmas may be what you’re anticipating.

Please come & invite others to join for a time of remembrance and prayer Wednesday, December 20, at 7:00 p.m.  Support, hope, and even joy can be yours.

December 24 & December 31: One Church Service at 9:30 (no Sunday School)

On December 24 and December 31:

  • We will have just one morning worship service at 9:30 a.m.
  • No Sunday School

No Wonderful Wednesday December 27 & January 3.


Christmas Eve: Two Candlelight Services

Two Christmas Eve Candlelight Services with communion, candles and glowsticks:

3:00 you are invited to a Traditional Candlelight Service which tells the story of Jesus’ birth through scripture and song.   

5:30 you are invited to a Contemporary Candlelight Service with music led by the Praise Band.


A Joyous Season at SLUMC!

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Classes and Activities

Opportunities to Get Involved!

Ministry Teams:

  • Education:  Help create & implement programming for the discipleship of our congregation (Sunday School, Bible Study, Wonderful Wednesday).
  • Health & Welfare:  Help care for others; especially those who reside in assisted living, nursing homes, or are homebound (Birthday cards to 85+, visits, calls, Valentine cards, Easter Baskets).
  • Hospitality:  Help create a welcoming experience/atmosphere and a chance for people to connect (Welcome Baskets, usher, coffee).
  • Missions:  Make a difference in our community and around the world through activities and events that help meet the needs of others (Then Feed Just One Packing Event, Serving at The Banquet in Sioux Falls, Backpack Program).
  • Worship:  Work with our Pastor to focus on our times when we gather together (Sunday morning, special services, holidays).  Help add elements that enhance worship, adorn the church, etc.

Please contact the church office (712-336-3115) to learn more about these volunteer opportunities!!

Sunday School & Wonderful Wednesday:

Prayerfully consider how you might help!!

Please contact Tammy to volunteer or to learn more:  712-229-3115 or tammy@spiritlakeumc.org


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