Welcome to South Canyon Lutheran Church
We are an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation dedicated to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ by what we say and do. We hope you feel welcome here as you continue to seek to fulfill God’s rich purpose for your life. South Canyon offers many learning and ministry opportunities for you and/or your entire family. As you browse our web site, please contact us at 605-343-4887 if you have any questions.
Lent at South Canyon Lutheran
Join us as we prepare for the work of the cross and the hope of Easter. Lenten services are at 12:10 p.m. Wednesdays followed by a soup lunch, and at 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays, with a meal served from 4:45 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. At our noon services, we will follow Jesus on his way to Jerusalem leading up to Good Friday and Easter. We will meet some people who encountered him on this journey. Our theme: "Where Do We Meet Jesus?"
March 21 - "It Happened by the Side of the Road"
Our evening services will include dramatic readings from people who met Jesus and his followers on his journey to the cross.
March 21 - Mary Magdalene
Holy Week Schedule
Palm Sunday, March 25:
- Choir cantata at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services
- Children's palm procession; meet in Narthex before each service
- Palm Sunday Pancakes, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall
- Easter Egg Hunt, 9:20 a.m.
Maundy Thursday, March 29:
- Worship with Communion at 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday, March 30:
- Worship at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 31:
- Easter Vigil Service, 5:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 1:
- Youth Sunrise Service at 6:00 a.m.; Easter Worship at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with special music
Call process for new pastor
We are in the call process for a new senior pastor. This is an exciting time in the life of the congregation as we seek new leadership and grow in our faith together. If you know of a potential candidate, please let one of the members of our Call Committee know: Ken Bauman, Jennifer Haar, Bill Bernhard, Diane Tschetter, Janet Oertly, Craig Pfeifle, and Kreena LeLaCheur. The committee will hold three listening sessions to learn what you would like to see in your new senior pastor. Join us after worship on Saturday, April 14; between services Sunday, April 15; or after worship Wednesday, April 18.
Leadership at South Canyon Lutheran
Here are the members of our Congregation Council: Jane Pfeifle, president; Chad Guge, vice president; Mieka Hanna, secretary; John Carver, treasurer; Mike Blank, budget and finance; Curt Anderson, property and grounds; Bill Bernhard, stewardship; and Jennifer Haar, youth and family. The semi-annual meeting will be at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, May 6. Join us for a fun, informative event as we hear about programs, recognize our Partners in Ministry, and elect new officers.
Join us on Sundays for worship services at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with Sunday School - Take Time for Faith (an intergenerational gathering, education, and activities) at 9:15 a.m. Children in kindergarten and younger start in the Fellowship Hall and then go to their separate classrooms for an age-appropriate lesson. On Wednesdays, we offer C.O.W. (Church on Wednesday), with dinner from 4:45 p.m. to 5:50 p.m., worship at 6:00 p.m., and education for all ages at 6:30 p.m. During Lent, we will also have a service at 12:10 p.m. Our Saturday worship is at 5:30 p.m.
Good Grief Group
The Good Grief Group meets every Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the Grace Room. This group offers support to anyone dealing with loss in their lives. This is an open group; come anytime you are able.
Read a good book lately?
Join our Book Discussion Group at 8:15 a.m. on the third Saturday on the month. On Saturday, April 21, the group will discuss "The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen" by Hendrik Groen. Future books: "Lilac Girls" by Martha Hall Kelly (May), and "Last Ballad" by Wiley Cash (June). Read the books and join the discussion!
Hot Hearts Study
You are invited to join the Hot Hearts for Jesus Bible study at noon Mondays in the Reformation Room. The current study is "Christianity, Cults & Religions." It is a six-week study of the history, background, and beliefs of the largest religions and cults.
Saturday worship is at 5:30 p.m. We serve Holy Communion every Saturday.
Sunday worship is at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion is offered every Sunday at alternating services (first and third Sundays at 8:00 a.m., and second and fourth Sundays at 10:30 a.m.)
Wednesday worship with is at 6:00 p.m. every Wednesday. During Lent, there will be an additional service at 12:10 p.m., followed by a soup lunch.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT MENUS
Kitchen help wanted: Would you like to help prepare the Wednesday night meals? Contact Linda at email@example.com.
Here is the menu:
March 21 - pulled pork (third- through fifth-graders and parents)
March 28 - no meal or classes
April 4 - ham with scalloped potatoes (Congregation Council)
April 11 - cook's choice (Piecemakers)
April 18 - cook's choice (high school youth and parents)
April 25 - macaroni and cheese and brats (servers needed!)
Salads, desserts and hot dogs are served every week.
Soup will be served after the 12:10 p.m. Wednesday Lenten service.
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