Faith & Fellowship

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Pastor Michael Baker WED., FEB. 28 6:30 a.m. Mens Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Confirmation THURS., FEB. 29 6:00 p.m. Joint Lenten Study at Sleepy Eye SAT., MARCH 2 7:30 a.m. Gideons Meet SUN., MARCH 3 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Sunday School WED., MARCH 6 6:30 a.m. Mens...
Dr. Carl Billings
  Dr. Carl Billings is the new interim pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield.  He began his new adventure—to provide pastoral care and leadership and to prepare the congregation for their next permanent pastor—October 5 after having served as interim pastor at Our Savior’s Lutheran...
St. Raphael Principal Beth Steffl, Daycare Director Katie Pierson and Daycare Assistant Maggie Vogel.
  St. Raphael Catholic School is excited to announce that it has opened a daycare in their school building.  Tiny Saints Daycare opened last month and is at full capacity.  Katie Pierson is the daycare director. “The idea of opening a daycare at St. Raphael began two years ago,” Beth Steffl,...
Pastor Dennis Brech
  Pastor Dennis Brech has been serving as the interim pastor for Zion Lutheran Church in Springfield and Trinity Lutheran Church, Willow Lake Township.  This week, he is celebrating a milestone—fifty years in the ministry.  That calls for some celebration! Pastor Brech grew up in Mt. Vernon, South...
Father Kucera, blessing the classrooms at St. Raphael Catholic School.
  Father Jeremy Kucera, visited each of the classrooms last week at St. Raphael Catholic School  to speak with the students and bless the rooms. He is the school’s new Pastor/School Superintendent. He began his duties June 27. The students enjoyed getting to know him and also being doused during...
Pastor Tricia Mattson
  On Sunday, July 30, Pastor Tricia Mattson announced to her congregation that she would be leaving St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield effective August 31.  She has served the local congregation for seven years, since 2016. Mattson has accepted a call to be a Hospice Chaplain in Duluth,...
Pastor Roger Godfredsen
   Pastor Roger Godfredsen is the new interim pastor at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Springfield.  He began his duties July 2 and will serve the congregation until a new full-time pastor is hired. Pastor Godfredsen lives in Milford, Iowa and commutes to Springfield each week.  He grew up in Spirit...
Father Jeremy Kucera
  Father Jeremy Kucera is the new pastor for the Vine and Branches Area Faith Community—St. Raphael in Springfield, St. Joseph in Lamberton and St. Thomas Oratory in Sanborn.  He began his duties June 27 and is excited to begin the new avenue of his faith journey.  Father Jeremy grew up on a small...
Pastor Michael Baker
  Pastor Michael Baker is the new pastor at Springfield United Methodist Church and Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye.  Pastor Baker and his wife moved to the parsonage in Springfield in late June. His first Sunday at the pulpit was on July 2, days before their two week tour of the...
  Springfield churches invite everyone to come together for an ecumenical worship service as part of the Riverside Days celebration weekend.  It will be held on Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m. in Shelter #3 at Riverside Park.  All camping visitors, families and friends are welcome to join in worship....

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