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All assemblies of the Park Rapids Church of Christ have been suspended during the COVID-19 crisis until it is deemed safe to meet. To request prayers, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.parkrapidschurch.org or www.facebook.com/prchurchofchrist/.
First English Lutheran Church (LCMS) of Dorset is suspending face-to-face services and group activities until Easter Sunday, April 12. Service videos will be posted at 9 a.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Wednesday on YouTube. For more information, call 732-9466 or visit dorsetlutheran.org.
St Johns Lutheran Church (Park Rapids) is now only live-streaming at 9 a.m. Sunday and noon on Wednesday. The live stream and past videos are available at stjohnspr.org and the Facebook page @StJohnsParkRapidsMN.
Bishop Michael J. Hoeppner has canceled all public celebrations of the Holy Mass in the Catholic Diocese of Crookston, which includes the parishes of St. Peter the Apostle (Park Rapids), St. Mary's (Two Inlets), Our Lady of the Pines (Nevis) and St. Theodore's (Laporte). Bishop Donald Kettler has suspended all Masses in the St. Cloud diocese through April 13, which includes Assumption of Our Lady Catholic Church in Menahga. Priests will continue to offer private masses weekly, and the faithful are encouraged to watch a Mass online or on TV. For more information, visit www.crookston.org/covid19 or stcdio.org/coronavirus-update.
Sunday services at Lakes Area Vineyard Church are suspended through at least April 5. Midweek events and small groups are still scheduled, but members are encouraged to visit Facebook, Instagram or www.myvineyardchurch.com/covid-19-updates for current information, including live-stream services and home Sunday School resources.
Riverside United Methodist Church is suspending worship services and regular activities. During that time, the office will be open and staffed 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 732-5205 if you are in need of pastoral care. Follow our Lenten sermon series, posted weekly at riversideumcchurch.com.
The Heartland Lutheran Community Parish is suspending worship services at Bethany Lutheran Church in Nevis and First Lutheran Church in Akeley until further notice. Pastor Carleton Smee will post Wednesday night prayer services on Youtube and at treadweary.com. Check www.flcakeley.org or www.bethanylutherannevis.org for updates.
Peace Lutheran Church of Nevis is suspending all church activities, including worship services. Services will be streamed at peacelutherannevis.com, and Pastor Tim Balfanz will post daily devotions at saintandsinner1517.blogspot.com.
Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids is postponing all face-to-face gatherings, including worship, until further notice. Lenten midweek worship will be live-streamed at www.facebook.com/calvarylutheranchurchparkrapids/videos/ at 6:30 p.m. on April 1. Sunday worship live-streams at 9:30 a.m. Videos will remain posted for viewing afterward. Visit www.calvaryparkrapids.com or call 732-7284 for more information.
Trinity Episcopal-Presbyterian Church is closing temporarily to keep its parishioners safe and at home. We will reopen when it is safe to do so.
Faithbridge Church is suspending all on-campus activities through March 30. Worship services will live-stream at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at faithbridgepr.org.
Services are canceled at Eastside Christian Church in Park Rapids through the end of March. The church will offer online experiences Saturdays at 6 and 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.eastside.com.
Out of an abundance of caution and based on recommendations from the state, Hubbard United Methodist Church is suspending worship services and all activities through April 12. Check Facebook and www.hubbardumc.org for updates.
Worship services at Calvary Church of Walker will be online only until May 10. There will be no public gatherings in their building, and small groups are suspended. To access services or for more information, visit Calvarychurchwalker.org. To speak with a pastor, call 547-1897.