About us

Welcome to Saude & Jerico!

Please take some time to get to know us,
and contact us if you have any questions.

Why Our Churches?

We grow in faith through the Word of God as we gather together regularly on Sunday mornings. In the Divine Service, God comes to serve us with forgiveness and life, and we offer to Him our service of thanks and praise.
Christ-centered

Christ-centered

We are all sinners in need of salvation. Jesus Christ came to win our forgiveness and life through His death and resurrection.
Bible-based

Bible-based

We believe the Bible is the inspired, inerrant, infallible Word of God, and that it is also clear, sufficient, and powerful to work faith in our hearts.
Traditional worship

Traditional worship

We use the traditional Christian liturgy in our services, along with hymns spanning from the ancient Christian Church to today.
Contemporary sermons

Contemporary sermons

Our pastor applies the Word of God to our lives by preaching the Law (for repentance) and the Gospel (for forgiveness).

A little more...

The Saude congregation was established in 1857 and the Jerico congregation in 1867 by the Rev. U. V. Koren. Find out more about our teachings at the Good News page and about our roots and heritage at the History page.

Our churches are affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS), formerly known as the Norwegian Synod. We are also in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).

Find Jerico

2512 120th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659

Address

2512 120th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659

EMAIL/FAX

pastorfaugstad@gmail.com

Find Saude

2949 Stevens Trail, Lawler, IA 52154

Address

EMAIL

pastorfaugstad@gmail.com

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Sermons

From the Pulpit

Jesus did all these things not to get glory in the world, but to give grace. He came to humbly help and serve. He came to secure an inheritance for sinners, one that would never fade or decay. This inheritance will be fully realized by the sheep—by all believers in Him—when He returns on the last day. On that day, it will be clear who is good. It is Jesus. He alone is perfect, and He grants His perfection to everyone who believes...Read detail
This is what Eyes Fixed on Jesus does for those around us. They will want to know what we are looking at. And we are more than happy to show them. As we speak the Word of His grace, Jesus comes to them too. Our prayer is that He will work the same faith in them that He has worked in us. We pray that He will open their eyes just as He has opened ours...Read detail
I know that death looks scary. I know it has a ferocious growl. But all its teeth are missing. Jesus knocked them out when He marched back up the throat of death and out of the mouth of the grave. It comes down to this: either Jesus is Lord, or death is Lord; either Jesus conquers, or death conquers; either Jesus reigns, or death reigns. Death cannot defeat those who are in Christ...Read detail

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