President: Gordon Johnson

Vice President: ?

Treasurer: Karen Bakken

Secretary: Mary Gudmunson 

Trustee’s: Lyle Meldahl (21), David Markegard(23), Chris Hoilnad (22), Joyce Dahl (23), Nancy Rustad (21). Tim Stensgard (22)

Council meeting minutes can be found in the latest Highland Prairie/Elstad Newsletter.

Welcome to Worship at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church!

Pastor: Rev. Luther Mathsen          Email:          Church Phone: (507) 864-2731

Lisa Chiglo, Parish Secretary/Administrator                        Email:

Weekly dontations can be sent to: Highland Prairie Lutheran Church c/o Treasurer   43267 Bowl Drive, Peterson, MN 55962
 Budget status is found in each monthly newsletter  


While vaccines for COVID-19 are beginning to be delivered to the public, it will be some time before the general public will be vaccination eligible, so we continue to live with the virus’ threat and effect. Worship on Sunday, January 3rd will be ONLINE ONLY. While normal worship times are listed below, circumstances may warrant a change in the manner in which worship is offered. On Monday, January 4th, the parish council determined that face to face worship will resume Jan. 10th.  Click here for details. 
Recordings will still be available on the website/FB afterward.


+Sunday, January 3-ONLINE ONLY The Epiphany of Our Lord Isaiah 60.1-6 Psalm 72.1-7, 10-14 Ephesians 3.1-12 Matthew 2.1-12
+Sunday, January 10 Highland Prairie-9:00 a.m. Elstad-10:30-a.m. The Baptism of Our Lord Genesis 1.1-5 Psalm 29 Acts 19-17 Mark 1.14-20
+Sunday, January 17 Epiphany 2 Highland Prairie-9:00 a.m. Elstad-10:30 a.m. Elstad Annual Meeting, 11:30 a.m. 1 Samuel 3.1-20 Psalm 139.1-6, 13-18 1 Corinthians 6.12-20 John 1.43-51
+Sunday, January 24 Epiphany 3 Elstad-9:00 a.m. Highland Prairie-10:30 a.m. Highland Prairie Annual Meeting, 11:30 a.m. Jonah 3.1-5, 10 Psalm 62.5-12 1 Corinthians 7.29-31 Mark 1.14-20
+Sunday, January 31 Epiphany 4 Highland Prairie-9:00 a.m. Elstad-10:30 a.m. Deuteronomy 18.15-20 Psalm 111 1 Corinthians 8.1-13 Make 1.21-28

You can always give in the way of donations.  Donations can be designated for use to the General Fund, Endowment, Youth, etc.  

We are also looking for volunteers to serve as Readers, Ushers, Grounds Committee, Worship committee.  Contact a Council member to let them know your intersted.


Church Council


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