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July 5, 2017
Beatification ceremony in Detroit for Prescott-born Casey
July 5, 2017 - 10:30am
May 25, 2017
Father Joseph Okine-Quartery has been all over the world before coming to Wisconsin. Since October 2016, the priest has served in Menomonie, Ellsworth, Athens, Marshfield, and now Plum City and Arkansaw. Photo courtesy of Father Joseph Okine-Quartery
From Ghana to Plum City
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Former St. Paul United Church of Christ Pastor Keith Trembath visited the church March 19 as part of the church’s year-long 150th anniversary celebration. Photo courtesy of Peggy Schumaker
Commemorating 150 years: St. Paul UCC celebration is year-long
May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 18, 2016
COUNTRY PASTOR: The much bigger picture
September 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2016
Adam Westrich is the new pastor of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. He and his family arrived in April. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Pastor finds joy in coffee, nature and his flock
May 11, 2016 - 10:46am
March 9, 2016
Pastor Guy Bergenthal is leading the dual parish of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Elmwood and St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. This is the second time Bergenthal has been a pastor in Wisconsin. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Quarter century in ministry, pastor takes latest challenge
March 9, 2016 - 8:36am
February 17, 2016
Pastor Steve Meyer (Submitted photo)
Determined not to be, he ended up pastor anyway
February 17, 2016 - 3:46pm
January 20, 2016
Dylan Ford, a YWAMer, is pictured with a group of children in a secluded Filipino village, where he handed out clothing. “It was their first time seeing white people,” Ford said. “They were scared at first, but warmed up after we played some games.” (Submitted photo)
Going where he is led; Prescott graduate travels the globe for mission work
January 20, 2016 - 11:26am
January 13, 2016
Pastor Jeff Smith received a call from English Lutheran Church in Ellsworth and experienced his first Sunday as pastor there late last month, just before Christmas. Smith is a Bloomington, Minn., native who has been a pilot for the Minnesota Air Guard. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Pastor’s ex-pilot who’s ready for new flight
January 13, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 29, 2015
Pastor Dave Teig, though retired, has assumed the pastor’s position at Rush River Lutheran Church in rural River Falls. Teig, who accepted the position for at least a couple of years, previously served the church’s congregation in an interim capacity. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Veteran pastor comes out of retirement to serve church
December 29, 2015 - 11:04am
December 16, 2015
Pastor Neil Bonkoski showed off the well-kept Lund Covenant Mission Church, which has been decorated for Christmas. The Christmas Eve service there is scheduled for 3 p.m. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Unsettled would-be teacher turns to ministry instead
December 16, 2015 - 10:15am
November 24, 2015
Wife Vangela and Pastor Jason Roeder are devoted to Torrent Church in Prescott. (Submitted photo)
New pastor values outreach to community over building
November 24, 2015 - 8:50am
October 21, 2015
Fr. Eric Awortwe-Dadson is the new priest at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth. The Ghana, West Africa, native returned to the U.S. from his homeland this summer after having been assigned to parishes in New York City earlier and began locally this month. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Priest brings wealth of experience to parish
October 21, 2015 - 11:16am
October 14, 2015
This cross was recently erected on the grounds of Spring Lake Lutheran Church between Elmwood and Spring Valley. Built by Randy Nyeggen, the unique notches in the beam match those found in a beam pictured after the 1930 tornado that destroyed the original church. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Coming full circle: New cross built from original church beam
October 14, 2015 - 12:08pm
October 7, 2015
Jason Clifton is pictured on his ordination day at Svea Lutheran Church. See the sidebar for information on the red stole he is wearing. (Submitted photo by Katelyn O'Keefe)
From Svea to Solon Springs
October 7, 2015 - 1:31pm