"...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 Sunday

St. John in Fairview MT at 8:30

Trinity in Sidney MT

at 10:00

Midweek Lenten Vespers

Wednesday 6:15 Trinity

Thursday 6:15

St. John


Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on February 26, 2015

You may listen to "Our Victory Over the Devil" based on St. Matthew 4:1-11 and preached on February 22 at St. John Lutheran Church in Fairview, MT and Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney, MT.  The written version will be uploaded in the next couple of days.

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd, given at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kansas City, Missouri on February 11.

The sermon for Ash Wednesday, preached on February 18 and 19, aired on February 22, based on Galatians 3:10-14, "The Curse of the Law," written or audio.

The sermon for Sexagesima Sunday, preached on February 8, aired on February 15, based on St. Luke 8:4-15, "The Sower and the Seed."  Written or audio.

The sermon for Septuagesima Sunday, preached on February 1, to be aired on February 8, based on Jeremiah 1:4-10, "God Speaks Through His Prophets."  Audio or written.

The sermon for Transfiguration, preached on Sunday, January 25, based on Matthew 17:1-9, to be aired on Sunday, February 1, Seeing Jesus as He Is.  Written or audio.

The sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany, preached on Sunday, January 18, based on Deuteronomy 18:15-19, "Moses and Jesus," to be aired on Sunday, January 28.  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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