Healing Waters Parish is a four-congregation partnership of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America serving Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. The four churches in Healing Waters are Augustana Lutheran of Clarkfield, Bergen Lutheran of rural Granite Falls, St. Lucas Lutheran of rural Cottonwood, and Yellow Medicine Lutheran of Hanley Falls.
God calls us to mission and ministry in our rural prairie communities and to the world. Gathered in faith and nurtured by Word and Sacrament, we commit ourselves to share a hope for the future, to use our resources and talents guided by the Holy Spirit, and to work together to expand our ministry to serve others in the name of Jesus Christ.
The name "Healing Waters Parish" was chosen because each church is in Yellow Medicine County. "Yellow medicine" plants, which grow by the flowing waters of the Yellow Medicine River, were used by the Dakota for their healing powers. In the waters of baptism we are nourished, healed, and restored; we invite and encourage you to join our healing parish.
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