God’s Work. Our Hands.

Our parish will be joining congregations from across the ELCA in doing service projects! Both Faaberg and Gary will be packing school kits for Lutheran World Relief during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday School time. All ages are welcome to help pack these kits!


Faaberg is also seeking donations for Health Kits. Included in these kits are a toothbrush (no paste), wide tooth comb, nail clippers, 2 bars of soap and a large bath towel. Thank you!

Worship at the Polk County Fair!

Join us for worship at the Polk County Fair this Sunday, July 12 at 10 a.m. at the Polk County Fair Grand Stand. In case of rain, worship will be held at Concordia Lutheran Church in Fertile. The guest preacher this year will be Karie (Whitson) Kirschbaum of Gary, MN. Karie grew up in Gary before leaving in 1981 and returning in 2010. Karie has spent 30 years focusing on missions and inner-city work and started a ministry that continues in Los Angeles, New York, Providence, R.I., Las Vegas and more. Music will be led by a musical group from Sand Hill Lutheran Church of rural Climax. Members include Karen Thoreson, Dorene Erickson, Tony Grainger, Owen Larson and Toscha Larson. Special Music will be provided by Chase Donaldson, Noah Harstad and Solomon Liebl.

Holy Week

Please join us for services during Holy Week. Maundy Thursday Services with First Communion will be held on Thurs., April 2 at 7 p.m. at Faaberg. The Good Friday Service will be held on Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at Sundal. Easter Worship services will be held at Gary Lutheran Church at 7:30 a.m., at Faaberg Lutheran Church at 9 a.m., and at Ness & Sundal Lutheran Churches at 10:30 a.m.

If you would like to give an Easter Lily in memory of someone, please call the church office by April 1.

It’s time for Annual Meetings!

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It’s that time of year again! Please come and be part of our annual meetings:

January 11: Sundal and Ness will have their annual meetings following 10:30 a.m. worship & communion

January 18: Gary and Faaberg will have their annual meetings following 10:30 a.m. worship

There will be a potluck dinner after each of the meetings.

Sign Up For Lifetouch Directories!

Sign up today for a photo session with Lifetouch Directories!

To sign up online for a photo session at Sundal to be held December 11-13, please click the icon below:

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To sign up for a session at Gary to be held December 18-20, please click the icon below:


There will also be opportunities to sign up following worship services throughout the month of November, or you can call the office for an appointment time.

Dinner and Movie at Erickson’s Smokehouse

All are welcome to a night out at Erickson’s Smokehouse on Sunday, October 12 at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served first with the movie Moms’ Night Out to follow. Moms’ Night Out is a Christian-based comedy film that is rated PG. We need to know the number of people attending, so please call or email the office. The only cost is the price of the meal!Moms Night Out