Howard Lake Community Guide 2016-17 - Page 31

h oward Lake GUIDEBOOK 2016-2017 First Presbyterian Denomination: Presbyterian Street address: 721 9th St., PO Box 246, Howard Lake Phone number: (320) 543-2806 Clergy: Rev. Jacob Van Pernis Established: 1875 Current number of members: 108 Regular schedule: Worship and children’s church Sunday at 9:30 a.m.; fellowship at 10:30 a.m.; Tuesday Alcoholics Anonymous at 7:30 p.m.; Wednesday youth group and dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m.; and vacation Bible school in the summer. Church organizations: Presbyterian Women, men’s turkey dinner; mission outreach; youth activities; evangelism. To join or for more information: Call (320) 543-2806, email firstpreshl@embarqmail.com, or visit www.firstpreshl.org. Orchard Christian Church Denomination: Non-denominational Street address: 800 5th Ave., PO Box 568, Howard Lake Phone number: (320) 543-3955 Senior Pastor: Rick Messer Established: 1887 Current number of members: 75 Regular schedule: Sunday worship at 10 a.m. (nursery provided); Church organizations: Home fellowship groups, worship team, youth program, vacation Bible school, summer camps. To join or for more information: Call (320) 543-3955, visit on Sunday morning, or visit www.orchardchristianchurch.org. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Denomination: Lutheran Street address/directions: 625 12th Ave. (Hwy 12 W), PO Box 307, Howard Lake Phone number: (320) 543-2227 Clergy: Pastor Paul Koch Established: 1884 Current number of members: 225 Regular schedule: Sunday worship services 9 a.m.; Sunday school for all ages 10:30 a.m. Church organizations: Bible study groups, choir, Youth group, Altar Guild, Women of St. John’s, men’s group, and Ruth’s Circle. To join or for more information: Call (320) 543-2227, or visit www.stjohnhl.org. St. James Lutheran Denomination: Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Street address: 1000 7th Ave., PO Box 680, Howard Lake Phone number: (320) 543-2766 Clergy: Reverend Mark Loder Established: 1875 Current number of members: 1,266 Regular schedule: Sunday morning worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; youth group, Sunday school, and Bible class between services at 9:15 a.m. Church organizations: day school prekindergarten through eighth grade; Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, guilds, men’s and women’s Bible classes, choirs. To join or for more information: Call the church office at (320) 543-2766. For more information, go to www. stjameshl.org. Other area churches COKATO Albion Evangelical Free Church 11480 Fifth St. NW (320) 286-5442 Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church 16144 20th St. SW, Cokato (320) 286-2024 31 Crossroads Community Church 15905 US Hwy. 12 PO Box 295 (320) 286-2100 Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCA) 280 Third St. E (320) 286-5964 Elim Mission Church (Evangelical Free and Evangelical Covenant) 405 Broadway Ave. S PO Box 296 (320) 286-2662 First Baptist Church 395 Broadway Ave. N (320) 286-2562