"...there is no quality in my heart at all, call it either faith or charity;
but instead of these I set Christ Himself before me,
and I say, “There is my righteousness.”
--Martin Luther

Contact:  Pastor Rolf Preus - Phone: 701-788-2096

224 Second Street NE, Mayville, ND 58257

Divine Service on Sunday Morning

First American

Lutheran Church

3rd Ave NE & 2nd St NE

Mayville, ND


Grace Lutheran Church

1221 Barrett Street

Crookston, MN




Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on December 18, 2014

Christmas Eve at First American at 5pm

Christmas Day at Grace at 10am

The midweek Advent services this year were based on Isaiah 2:1-4, Isaiah 11:1-10, and Isaiah 35: The Mountain of the Lord, the Branch of the Lord, and the Salvation of the Lord.  Only a written version is available.

The sermon for the Third Sunday in Advent, preached on December 14, to be aired on December 21, is based on 1 Corinthians 4:1-5, "The Ministry of Christ."  Written or Audio.

The sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent, preached on December 7 and aired on December 14 is based on Romans 15:4-13, "The Bible Gives Us Hope."  Written or Audio.

The sermon for the First Sunday in Advent, preached on November 30, aired on December 7, and based on Jeremiah 33:14-18, "The Righteousness of the Church."  Written or audio.

The sermon for the Twenty Third Sunday after Trinity, preached on November 23, aired on November 30, and based on St. Matthew 22:15-22, "The Kingdom of Power and the Kingdom of Grace."  Written or audio.

We follow the historic one year lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermons are preached one Sunday, recorded for broadcast on the following Sunday, and put up on this website sometime in between.


Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

The Doctrine of Church and Ministry Today in the LCMS, the WELS, and the ELS by Rev. David R. Preus

Justification and the Sacrament by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Bishops: Who Needs Them? by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

"What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood." This presentation is also available on the LCMS Iowa East District website.  You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus

First Confessional Lutheran Parish

     First American Lutheran Church in Mayville, North Dakota

     Grace Lutheran Church in Crookston, Minnesota


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