Church Service

Local church hosts socially distanced Christmas Eve service

Many congregations are having to adjust their plans this Christmas

HORACE, N.D. (KVRR) — The worship hall inside Horace Lutheran Church may be empty this Christmas Eve, but the parking lot is bustling with noise. Car horns have replaced “Amens” this holiday as families come together for a socially distanced worship service. “Lots of new traditions including bringing our puppy to church,” says church member Rachel Lerum. She and her…

Battle Lake’s Bethel Lutheran Church Moving Forward After Fire

A group of churchgoers are fundraising to help in the rebuilding effort

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The winds of change are blowing hard at Bethel Lutheran church in Battle Lake as the congregation packs the parking lot for Sunday service. Behind Pastor Todd Hylden lies the charred remains of the century old church on the hill which burned last weekend. “There were a lot of wonderful memories that went down in flames…