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 if you have any questions. Please feel free to contact me as a spiritual resource or for coffee and conversation.

Pastor Bruce Thalacker

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Sanctuary Stained Glass Tour

Rapid City churches will share the beauty of their stained glass windows and the stories behind them at the second annual Sanctuary Stained Glass Tour, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30. Churches on the tour include South Canyon Lutheran Church, 700 44th St.; Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 520 Cathedral Drive; Holy Cross Chapel at Terra Sancta, 2101 City Springs Road; Trinity Lutheran Church, 402 Kansas City St.; Immaculate Conception Church, 922 Fifth St.; and the Rapid City Regional Hospital Chapel, 353 Fairmont Blvd. Visit the churches in any order. Admission is free. Guides will be available at each location.

Semi-Annual Meeting

South Canyon Lutheran will hold its semi-annual meeting at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, May 21, in the Sanctuary. This meeting will have the focus of our ministry programs here. We will also be electing a Stewardship leader to serve on the Congregational Council. Please join us!




Saturday worship is at 5:30 p.m. We serve Holy Communion every Saturday.

Sunday worship is at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Holy Communion is served at alternating services every Sunday: 1st & 3rd Sundays at 8:00 a.m., 2nd & 4th Sundays at 10:30 a.m., and 5th Sunday at both services.




Cook wanted: Would you like to help prepare the Wednesday night meals in the fall? Contact Linda at kitchenlinda@sclc-rc.org.




Thank you for helping to support the ministries at South Canyon Lutheran. We pray that you are encouraged and blessed knowing that your financial support helps change lives through Jesus Christ.

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Simply Giving

The Simply Giving Program is a simple, reliable way to make your regular contributions to our congregation through automated giving. We would love for you to get started below or pick up an authorization form at the church office. If you have any questions, contact Tristan.

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