Adult Sunday School Classes
(Sep - May @ 9am)
Fall 2020 Classes
Knowing Scripture by RC Sproul
Led by Ezra & Lexi Grotberg
Meets in Capernaum
God at Work- Your Christian Vocation in All of Life
by Gene Edward Vieth Jr
Led by Jeremy Zeltinger & Tom Milbrandt
Meets in the Nursery
Study for Women~ The Book of Ezekiel
Led by Becky Schroeder,
Meets in Judea
Study for Men~ Living Faith- Study of the book of James
Led by Gary Retterath,
Meets in Galilee
Our Men's Discipleship group meets weekly on Tuesday mornings for prayer to be Godly men, husbands, fathers, and spiritual leaders. The men also meet weekly for prayer on Saturday mornings.
The Men's Brotherhood meets regularly and (among other things) oversees the ministry of the Fisherman's Chapel on Lake Ashtabula which holds Sunday morning services during the summer months.
The men also have opportunities to serve on the Church Council as Deacons, Trustees, or other officers of the congregation and as ushers assisting during the worship services.
Our mission statement: “Equipping young hearts and minds with the gospel; that all may come to know Jesus as their personal Lord & Savior, serving Him with their heart and mind throughout their Christian walk always ready to give an answer for the hope that is in them.”
Sunday School: Sunday mornings from 9:00 -10:00 am for ages Pre-K (age 3) through grade 12. Our Sunday School year runs from September through May with various events taking place including Rally Sunday, Christmas Program, Mother's Day program, and children singing for worship services once a month.
Answers for Kids is our mid-week children’s ministry. Answers for Kids helps to strengthen the biblical foundation in your children’s lives. Our material comes from Answers in Genesis ministry. Answers for Kids is available for ages Pre-K thru grade 6 and is held from 7:00-8:00 pm on Wednesdays September through May.
Children’s Ministry Coordinator - Erin Dahl - 701-388-0631 or
“You however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them; and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.”
Lift High the Cross
Lift High The Cross is broadcast on KOVC 1490 at 10:00 AM each Sunday Morning. It is also broadcast on KSJB -600AM at 8:00 AM each Sunday Morning.
All women are members of our local Women's Missionary Federation (WMF). There is a monthly Bible Study for women and also a quarterly business meeting and fun event with a lunch served following. Kristi Shanenko is the president and LaDeen Knutson is the vice-president. The monthly Bible study is scheduled for 2:00 pm on the third Thursday of each month. The quarterly business meetings are held in March, June, September and December.
For the working ladies, there is a circle that meets once a month after supper. Faith Evening Circle meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM. It's currently being held in the church fellowship hall. This circle also has a Bible Study fellowship.
A quilters group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM.
He’s Alive! is our church’s live musical drama of the passion of Jesus Christ. He’s Alive! features a cast of nearly 100 local actors and singers (mostly from Grace Free) who love the Lord and the ministry of His Word. He’s Alive! will run Easter weekend each year.