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

Current Events

“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!

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Every Tuesday at Noon: Meet to Worship & Pray Together

Every Tuesday at noon we will gather for 30 minutes in the church sanctuary. Everyone is welcome,  you do not need any special skills, you will not be asked to pray outloud or lead the prayer time.

Please join us any/every Tuesday as we meet together to pray and lift God’s name.  If you are unable to join us in person, a devotion and prayer list will be sent to those on our email list so you may pray when and where it works for you.

Do You Have a Prayer Request?

Pastor Cindy (712-336-3115) has three levels of prayer requests which are 1) the request is added to the prayer list that is emailed to the congregation, 2) the request is only for the Tuesday prayer group, and 3) the request is only for the pastor.  Remember that those whom we include on our prayer lists must give permission. 

Lenten Study: 6 Decisions that Will Change Your Life

Everyone is invited and encouraged to join this six-week small group Lenten Study experience. Books are available for $10.

You are welcome to attend any of these groups:

  • Sundays at 9:30 with Lori Bower & Gary Jones (starting February 18)
  • Wednesdays at 6:00 with Pastor Cindy (starting February 21)
  • Thursdays at 2:00 with Tammy Branum (starting February 22)

Bibles & Brews at Okoboji Brewing Company

Everyone is welcome to join any or all Bibles & Brews at the Okoboji Brewing Company:

February 8:  6:00

February 22:  6:00 

February 25: Dare....Dream....Do

Please come on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00, in the Fireside Room to talk about Spirit Lake United Methodist Church.

This is a brainstorming, adventurous, bold conversation about the future of our congregation.

All are welcome to attend!  All voices will be heard!  All ideas are welcome!

February Meetings

Visitors are encouraged and welcomed!

February 5:  Health & Welfare, 11:00

February 15:  Combined Worship Team & Hospitality Team, 5:30

February 20:  Education Team, 5:30

February 27:  Missions Team, 5:30

 

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

 

 

Wonderful Wednesday

Everyone is invited and encouraged to join us on Wednesday:

Wonderful Wednesday Meal, 5:30 (freewill donation)

Kid’s Club & Youth Activities, 6:00

March 16: The Banquet in Sioux Falls with the Missions Team

More information will be provided as we get closer to March 16!

March 24: Palm Sunday. March 31: Easter Sunday.

The King is Coming!  Palms and Potluck on March 24.

The Greatest Comback!  Easter Sunday, Services at 8:30 and 10:30

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Join us as we get ready for the Summer! You can help tackle some of the Spring cleaning or larger projects needing completed around camp. From raking up leaves to putting in fencing or cleaning in the kitchen, you can help make an impact! ... See MoreSee Less
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Hello Disciples!We have a "back up phone number" for you to use to reach us at the church. 712-336-4677This number is working now and will continue to work as an alternate number once our regular line is reconnected. Hopefully that will happen late this week. We will let you know.Today we have our weekly Prayer and Devotion group meeting at 12:00 PM NOON in the Sanctuary. Please join us if you are able to get away for 30 minutes.Education Team meets tonight at 5:30 PM in the Fireside Room.Tomorrow is Wonderful Wednesday!Choir at 4:30 PMMeal at Wesley 5:30 PM (Spaghetti Bake, Lettuce Salad, and dessert.)Kids Club and Youth 6 - 7 PMLent Study with Pastor Cindy 6 - 7 PM in SW ClassroomThursday at 2:00 PM Tammy will lead the Lent Study in the SW Classroom.Bibles and Brews meets this Thursday at OBC at 6:00 PM. If you are unable to join us this time, mark your calendars for March 14 and March 28.ENJOY THIS BEAUTIFUL WEATHER!PB&JTammy BranumDirector of Discipleship and Christian Education ... See MoreSee Less
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"Prayer and the Devotional Life" 2/18/24 10:30 am. Please follow this link for the livestreamUpdated to include link! 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
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Ash Wednesday Service 12:00 Please Follow the link ... See MoreSee Less
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Lent begins this week. ✝️Join us Wednesday, February 14 for Ash Wednesday worship with the imposition of ashes at 12:00 Noon or 6:30 PM.Everyone is invited to join us for a catered broasted chicken dinner — 5:30 PM at Wesley Place. (Free will donation.) ... See MoreSee Less
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Join us at 6:00 this Thursday, February 8 at Okoboji Brewing Company!We meet the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month for a time of Bible basics and fellowship. ... See MoreSee Less
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Join Us Sunday!

8:30

Traditional Worship

9:30

Coffee & Fellowship

Sunday School

10:30

Contemporary Worship

11:30

Coffee & Fellowship

Join Us Wednesday!

5:30

Family Style Meal

6:00 – 7:00

Classes and Activities

Opportunities to Get Involved!

Join a Ministry Team!

  • Education: 
    • Help create & implement programming for the discipleship of our congregation (Sunday School, Bible Study, Wonderful Wednesday).
    • Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30.
  • 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).
    • Meets quarterly on the first Monday at 11:00.
  • Hospitality:
    • Help grow our church by creating a welcoming experience/atmosphere and a chance for people to connect (Welcome Baskets, usher, coffee).
    • Meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30.
  • 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).
    • Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30.
  • 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.
    • Meets the first Thursday of each month at 5:30.

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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