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Please join us for Worship each Sunday morning at 9:00 am

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

Sunday School & Adult Bible Study at 10:15am (Sept-May)


Pastor's office hours:

Monday & Wednesday 4-6pm; Tuesday & Thursday 10-Noon and also by appointment. Pastor Lieske can be reached at 612-554-5411 or by email at


God's people at Alive! serving:

July 15

Treats: Patt Anthony; Deb Ross


Ushers: Cregg Knutson and Rich Dixon

July 22

Treats: Carmen Schroeder; John and Betty Halvorson


Ushers: Rick Radtke and Ed Swingley

July 29

Treats: Josh and Brenda McDermott; Tom and Lisa Rowen


Ushers: Josh McDermott and Tom Rowen

November: Chantelle Kiphuth & Wendy Mapes
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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!

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Click the following link to view the Alive! Lutheran Church congregational calendar:

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  Join us for Vacation Bible School

August 5th-9th from 6pm-8pm

Join us at Alive! Lutheran Church for Splash Canyon VBS.  Children 3 years old-6th grade are encouraged to come and join in the fun.  

Register or volunteer at

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  Plan Ahead for TWO ON TUESDAYS! - Small Group Adult Bible Study

Join us for our new midweek Bible study, Two on Tuesdays!  This study meets at 2 pm on the first and third Tuesdays each month.  

If you would like more information, or have any suggestions for topics or texts you would like to cover, please let Pastor know.

Hebrews 10:25, "Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another - and all the more as you see the Day approaching."

Adult Bible Classes are the perfect way to do this!

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Alive Volunteer Opportunities

Head Usher - Alive! Lutheran is in need of a head usher. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity and speak with Scott Ludwig or Pastor Lieske if interested in being the head usher.

Board of Elders - Alive! Lutheran is in need of more elders. We currently have only two. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity and speak with Head Elder Scott Ludwig, Elder Ed Swingley or Pastor Lieske if interested in being an elder.

Drivers Wanted - Anyone who can provide a ride to and from church for some of our members, please let Pastor Lieske know.

Technical Team (Audio/Visual/Computer) - Running the computer (PowerPoint, etc.) & sound system at church. We currently have one individual, Josh McDermott, fulfilling all these tasks when needed. We
would like to have at least 1 or 2 more people who can help out when needed. Any computer competent persons (teens or adults) are encouraged to respond! Please contact Josh McDermott or speak with Pastor Lieske if this is of interest to you.

Play an instrument? Like to sing? Share your talents during worship and/or at special times during the church year. Please let Lois Mitchell (763-295-2577) or Pastor Lieske know if you are interested in sharing your musical talents at Alive!

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  Electronic Giving (ACH) via LCEF's Joyful Response Program

Please consider signing up for Joyful Response, the electronic giving of offerings (ACH). Signing up is easy, and makes the giving process seamless for you and the church. For those who like to “drop” something in the collection plate each week, we have Joyful Response cards on the counter as you enter the narthex. Or use your offering envelopes with one of the cards in it. Simply write ACH on the outside. Joyful Response applications are available in the narthex on the information counter along with envelopes and labels for submitting the completed form, with a voided check enclosed, to the Treasurer. If you have concerns or questions, please contact our Treasurer, Kevin Steinbronn.

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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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