Our Savior Lutheran Church

Who We Are

God's Word. Our Hands.

Our Savior's is a an active, welcoming congregation in a county-seat city of about a thousand. We seek to draw all people to Jesus Christ and equip them for ministry in the world around them. We use a variety of musical styles from traditional hymns to country-gospel to contemporary.

Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:00am - Worship style varies from week to week.

What to Expect

What are services like?
Worship at Our Savior's varies from week to week, using organ, piano, and/or guitars, traditional, folk, country-gospel, world, and some contemporary praise music. Dress varies, too. Many at Our Savior's are related, but we are an inclusive and welcoming community. A vibrant Sunday school draws young families. Conversation over coffee and juice follow morning worship.

What is the community like?
Wessington Springs is a county-seat city of 950 people, located in the middle of Jerauld County. A combined healthcare facility includes a medical and dental clinic, hospital, and nursing home. Wessington Springs schools are at the head of their class in terms of educational and technological innovations. Local organizations seek to work together for benefit of the whole community.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Neither was Jesus! Seriously, we invite you to come, get to know us, ask questions, engage us in conversation, and experience a caring community.


John H. Paulson

Pastor John Paulson was born in rural Northwest Minnesota, grew up in Eastern North Dakota, and graduated with a BA in broadcasting from the University of North Dakota in 1979. He worked in radio and television for ten years and has been in ordained ministry since 1993. In 2007 he earned a Doctor of Ministry in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary. St. Paul, MN, and he is working to help develop community leadership.. He is married to Holly and has four children aged 9 to 16.

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