"...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 July 23, 2014)

The sermon for the Fifth Sunday after Trinity, preached on July 20, to be aired on July 27, and based on St. Luke 5:1-11, "At Your Word I Will."  Written or audio.

Sermon for the First Sunday after Trinity, preached on June 22, aired on June 29, based on Jeremiah 9:23-24.  Written or audio.

Sermon for Saints Peter and Paul Day, preached on June 29, aired on July 6, based on Matthew 16:13-19.  Written or audio.

Sermon for the Third Sunday after Trinity (Commemoration of the Augsburg Confession, June 25), preached on July 6, aired on July 13, based on Matthew 10:32-33.  Written or audio.

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity, preached on July 13, aired on July 20, based on Luke 6:36-37. Written or audio.

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

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.

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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