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Join us for:

Please join us for Worship on:

  • Sunday 8:00 am or 10:30 am
  • Monday 6:00 pm

Holy Communion is celebrated on the first and third Sundays and Mondays of each month.

God's people at Alive! serving:

Altar Guild: Serving for the month of SEPTEMBER: Phyllis Priebe & Marolyn Bigalke

September 14th

Cleaning & Treats: Crissie Bayer; Cregg Knutson; Cassie Knutson

Ushers: Cregg Knutson & Randy Anderson


September 21st

Cleaning & Treats: Craig & Naomi Schibonski; Lois Mitchell; Danielle Gloege

Ushers: Craig Schibonski & Ty Kline


September 28th

Cleaning & Treats: Brandon & Nikki Christiansen; Luther & Phyllis Priebe

Ushers: Brandon Christiansen & Greg Busse


Altar Guild: Serving for the month of OCTOBER: Betty Loredo & Wendy Mapes

October 5th

Cleaning & Treats: Leon & Joannie Schmidt; Monika Lehrke

Ushers: Scott Ludwig & LeRoy Kiphuth

Acolyte: 8am: Ben Busse; 10:30am: Madison McDermott

October 12th

Cleaning & Treats: Rod & Carla Yonak; Deb Ross

Ushers: Rod Yonak & Bailey Johnson

Acolyte: 8am: Brody Koepsell; 10:30am: Courtney Knutson

October 19th

Cleaning & Treats: Tom & Kara Gerold; Mark & Rita Quigleye

Ushers: Mark Quigley & LeRoy Kiphuth

Acolyte: 8am: Treyton Bilharz; 10:30am: Cody Quigley

October 26th

Cleaning & Treats: Tom & Lisa Rowen; Janet Brower

Ushers: Tom Rowen & Jacob Rowen

Acolyte: 8am: Taylor Kline; 10:30am: Alex Jundt

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AliveWelcome to Alive! Lutheran Church in Monticello

where lives are transformed, friendships are created and strengthened, tears are shed, laughter is heard, songs are sung, Christ is proclaimed and God is glorified!

A warm & hearty welcome to our members and our guests! It is a privilege and honor to worship our Crucified, Risen, Ascended & Glorified Lord with you. Alive! is the BIGGEST, little church in Monticello, and we are glad to have you here.  As always, make yourself at home, you are among family!

  Happy 8th Anniversary Alive!
September 2006 - September 2014  
  Alive! Golf Tournament Sat., Sept. 27th at 1pm
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Time: 1:00 P.M. Rain or Shine

Register by September 17th to reserve a spot!

Location: Monticello Country Club - 1209 Golf Course Road, Monticello

Cost:$80.00 per person

(cost includes 18 Holes of Golf w/ Cart, bucket of range balls & meal following golf) $15 per person for meal only following golf

Format: 4 Person Scramble

Everyone hits from the best shot. You can move the ball one club length no closer to the hole. Must keep it in the same cut of grass. No drive minimum per person.

Prizes: Payout for 1st and 2nd (random drawing for 2 more places)

Sponsor a Hole: $400 - Includes a 4-some, plus a Promotional Tee Sign $100 - Promotional Tee Sign only

For more information, please email or call/text Brenda McDermott at / 763-587-1861 or Jess Kline at / 612-590-2093

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  MEN...This is for you!
Alive! wants to start some regular events, once a month, involving the men in our congregation. We are considering things such as a fishing outing, trap shoot, bowling, or just get together for coffee. Please see or contact Elder Roger Bigalke for more information and if you have ideas to share.
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Alive Reminders
Looking for help with "stuff"? Well look no further...A.C.T. to the rescue! You can"rent" an A.C.T. member for an hour, two hours, morning, afternoon or evening, whatever you need, for any help with yard clean-ups or other projects. All we ask in exchange is a free will donation for our services. Please contact Jen or Jess Kline or email: with your request and we will make the arrangements. We look forward to helping you!
  2014 Offering Envelopes and Joyful Response
If you would like to have your offerings made through Joyful Response (Joyful Response® is the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) service that provides the ability for LWML to offer their members and supporters an electronic, automated method to make their contributions) please contact Jess Hertwig at church or at

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Alive Bible Study
  Monday Mornings at 10am - Small Group Adult Bible Study
Small Group Adult Bible Study at Ruth Shackleton's home in Monticello meets Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. with fellowship hour followed by a Bible study. Join us for fellowship and lively discussions! Please contact Lois Mitchell with any questions.
  1st Thursday of the month, 7pm - Small Group Adult Bible Study
Small Group Adult Bible Study " 1st Thursday of the Month A second Small Group Adult Bible Study meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at River City Extremes restaurant. Our current topic of discussion is Is Gods Word still relevant... to You?. Join us for an evening of fellowship and discussion. Please contact Pastor with any questions.
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Alive Help Needed
  Readers at/for Church
Feel comfortable reading one of the lessons on a Sunday morning? Let the pastor know!
  Tech Help
Running the computer (PowerPoint, etc.) & sound system at church. We currently have two individuals, Paul Stemper & Josh McDermott, heading up the team and fulfilling these tasks when needed. We would like to have 3-5 more people. Please contact the pastor if interested. Any computer competent individuals (teens or adults) are encouraged to respond!
  Play An Instrument?
Share your talents during worship! Please let the pastor know if you are interested.
  Board Members
Want to help with church activities or be on a board, but not as a chairperson? You can! Use your talents to further Alive!s mission and ministry by joining one of the boards in any capacity. Let the Pastor or a board chair know of your interest!
  Website/Social Media
Looking for someone who can help with updating Alive's web site and posting to the Alive! facebook page. Will train on web site (it's not hard - do not need to know HTML code). Please contact Michele Hertwig
  Counters Needed
Are you good with math and money? The Financial Secretary is in need of adults who would be willing to count the Sunday offerings for First service only. You would be counting during the Fellowship/Sunday school hour between the services. This could be ideal for Sunday school childrens parents who have to hang around or come back to pick up the kids. For more information or if interested please contact Wendy Mapes.
  Monticello Community Sharing Tree 2014
If Alive! is to participate in this community event in 2014, volunteers are needed to take this on. Anyone interested in coordinating it this year, please let Pastor or Connie Wischnack know. If youd like more information as to what all is involved, please speak with Mark or Rita Quigley. Information and details, regarding the event itself (i.e., deadlines, gift tags, etc.) will be made available to the volunteer(s) when received from the community organizers.
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Alive Devotions

...because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ..."- Ephesians 2:4-5 <

  Publications and cards available
Please utilize the publications in the narthex (Portals of Prayer, Lutheran Witness & more) and take a copy home today! We have received a free supply of Lutheran Hour Ministries, Memorial and Special Occasion cards. They are available for you on the counter in the narthex next to the literature rack.
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