Check out important announcements or events coming up!

  • Thanksgiving Worship

    Celebrate our National Day of Thanksgiving!

    St. John’s on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 pm

    St. Stephen’s on Thursday, Nov. 26 at 9:00 am

    Worshipers who attend either service are invited to bring food shelf donations which will be delivered to the local food shelves.


  • Advent and Christmas Worship

    Every member of each congregation is encouraged to attend worship in either or both churches.  The schedule of services are:

    Joint Advent Midweek  (all at 7:00 pm)

        Wednesday, December 2 —St. Stephen’s

        Wednesday, December 11—St. John’s

        Wednesday, December 18—St. Stephen’s

    Christmas Eve

    5:00 pm – St. John’s-Rush City

    9:00 pm— St. Stephen’s-Braham

    Christmas Day

    9:00 am—St. Stephen’s-Braham

    God bless our ministry together

    with His faithful servants!


  • The Ark Encounter & Creation Museum Trip

    This trip has been rescheduled to June 21-26, 2021

    The Pastors of the Rum River Circuit and Emanuel Lutheran Church invite you on a 6 day-5 night trip to see the Ark Encounter and The Creation Museum June 21-26, 2021.  The cost is $579 per person which includes the motorcoach transportation, 5 nights lodging, 8 meals (5 breakfasts and 3 dinners), admission to Ark Covenant, Creation Museum, Newport Aquarium and much more. 

    For more details about the trip and information on how to sign up, please email us at and we will get the information to you, or pick up a flyer at the church.