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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Lutheran Sentinel

Sermons

From the Pulpit

The primary way we shine the light of Jesus in this dark world is by sharing the Gospel individually and by supporting the preaching of the Word and the administration of the Sacraments both locally and around the world. We have the means to break sinners free from the chains of sin! We have the answer for the troubled conscience and despairing heart! We have Jesus, who shed His blood to redeem all people and rose in victory over death and hell!..Read detail
The Lord is good to us in so many ways, we cannot keep track of all of them. His earthly gifts aren’t even the best part of His care! The best part of our Father’s care is what He accomplished for us through His Son. Jesus’ greatest work was not turning seven loaves of bread into food for thousands. His greatest work was giving Himself up as the sacrificial Lamb on the cross and rising again from the dead in glory...Read detail
Jesus moved forward one agonizing step at a time because the salvation of your soul was that important to Him. He willingly died in your place because He wanted you to live. He wanted you to be freed from all your sins and covered in His holiness. He wanted to deliver you a good conscience, one that is not focused on your sins of the past but on His grace in the present...Read detail

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