DUE TO THE PANDEMIC OF THE CORONA VIRUS, SEVERAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. HERE ARE THE LOCAL EVENTS AND SERVICES THAT HAVE ANNOUNCED SUCH CANCELLATIONS:

-Hazel Run Lutheran Lent services are off for the next two weeks.

-Montevideo/Granite Falls Family Dentistry will be closed starting Tuesday,  March 17th thru Friday March 27th. For dental emergencies, please call 269-6416. Thank you!

-In the interest of the health and safety of our members, and staff, the Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Chippewa County Historical Society Annual Banquet that was to be held in Clara City on March 24th. Please follow us on Facebook or go to our website, www.chippewacohistory.org,  for other event updates.

-Kviteseid Lutheran Church in Milan has canceled supper and Lenten
service for Wednesday March 18 and Sunday School and worship for
Sunday March 22.

-Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission(UMVRDC) Board of Directors will conduct business via tele-conference on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 beginning at 6:30pm. Members of the public body will be participating by telephone or other electronic means in accordance with Minnesota Statutes 13d.021. Dial-in Number: 605-468-8016 Participating Access Code: 846206#

-HOPE REFORMED CHURCH: Sunday morning worship services & Kidz Konnection:
o 3/15: cancelled REACH offering will be rescheduled
o 3/22: cancelled (including the receiving of new members, the VanderPols’
50th Wedding Anniversary party & the hymn sing, all of which will be
rescheduled).
o Sermons for both dates will be posted either that Sunday or Monday to the
website (http://hrcmonte.org/resources/sermons/) for you to listen to at your
convenience.
Wednesday night Kidz Klub & Youth Group:
o 3/18 & 3/25: being held as of now, will be cancelled if the Montevideo schools
close
Wednesday night evening meals:
o 3/18 & 3/25: cancelled
Jumpstart (Friday mornings for Montevideo youth):
o 3/20 & 3/27: cancelled

-BIG BEND LUTHERAN CHURCH: are canceling all church services and activities at our church for the month of March. This includes postponing our Soup & Sandwich/140th celebration, on March 29th, to a future date.

-Saron Lutheran and Our Saviour’s Lutheran of Baxter will be cancelling all church services until further notice.

-Grace Lutheran Church of Dawson and Providence Valley Lutheran Church of Dawson has cancelled worship until further notice.

-All Trinity Lutheran Church, Montevideo, worship services and activities have been canceled forthe week of Sunday, March 15, through Saturday, March 21. For more information, please follow Trinity’s Facebook page

-Clarkfield Lutheran Church in Clarkfield has cancelled all services.

-Immanuel Lutheran Church, Clara City, has canceled all services and activities through March 29th.  Services available on local cable access channel, Facebook live, and FM radio 93.9 & AM 1460.

Watson Lutheran Church will be cancelling all church functions including Lenten and Sunday Worship services and Sunday School through March 2020. We will continue to monitor and re-evaluate at the end of the month. Please watch for future posts, follow KDMA for announcements and share this information with members of church and our community.
We strongly encourage to continue tithing during the absence of our gathering as the monthly expenses continue. Please mail your tithe to:
Watson Lutheran Church
195 Church Lane
P.O. Box 159
Watson, MN 56295
From Pastor Don:
We will also be suspending all homebound and shut in visits until further notice thank you all… Our Saviors Lutheran Church we will be on the radio live and will try a live stream..

Allied Concert Services has canceled all Allied concerts until April 12 to include the Monday, March 16 concert “Travis Anderson”.

Corner Stone Baptist of Montevideo is canceling their services today and their midweek services until further notice.

Granite Falls Lutheran Church services cancelled for Sunday, March 15th.

Jevnaker Lutheran Church in Montevideo is cancelling services for the rest of March.

Bergen Lutheran Church in Granite Falls has cancelled services Sunday March 15th and Wednesday March 18th.

The Heritage Hill membership meeting scheduled for Monday, March 16 has been cancelled.

-Minnesota State High School League member schools may continue to provide participation opportunities for spring sport and activities programs.
Effective immediately from now until April 6, 2020:
• Participation in spring sports and activities is limited to practice and tryouts only;
• Scrimmages, competitions, practices, training sessions or participation with other member school programs is not allowed.  School administration at their discretion, may place more restrictive limitations on practice and participation.