“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.”

~Hebrews 6:19

We are Calling a Pastor!

We are:

Hope Lutheran and St. Paul’s Churches in Minneota who have been sharing a pastor for many years. Bethany-Elim in Ivanhoe is now joining via a pastoral contract agreement.

About Our Area:

In Minneota and Ivanhoe, there is an abundance of communal support awaiting you. We are blessed because our churches are an integral part of our communities, and all churches are supportive of each other. Here, you will find yourself and your family surrounded by caring individuals who believe in strong family ties and traditional values.

As our small-towns' Pastor, you will not be bored as you get to do a little bit of everything. You will have the honor of guiding our children as they grow up. In addition, you will have an opportunity to make a true impact in the lives of people of all ages.

This is a great area to raise a family. Minneota’s Independent School District has a tuition agreement encompassing Ivanhoe's 7-12 students, which further interconnects our communities. School Digger ranks MPS 21st out of 446 schools in Minnesota. MPS is not only consistently among the highest MCA scores in the region and state, but it draws over 20% of its students into its halls via open enrollment. The high school offers 32 credits of college in the school, a wide variety of extra-curricular activities with high participation rates and many state-tournament accolades.

Our communities also feature:

-Challenging 9-hole golf course

-First-rate restaurants


-Exceptional family-friendly town celebrations: Boxelder Bug Days and Polish Days

-Community Swimming Pools

-Bowling Alley

-Summer Recreation Programs

-Fitness Centers

-Various event centers

-Nearby hunting, fishing, lakes and abundant outdoor recreation

-Sportsman Club/Shooting Range

-Newly renovated local Public Library


Population: Minneota: 1,307 Ivanhoe: 532 (Lincoln County: 5,896)

Primary Places of Employment:

Minneota Public Schools, Universal Forest Products, Minneota Assisted Living & Home Health Care, Ag-Plus Cooperative and Minneota Building Materials, Lincoln County Courthouse. In nearby Marshall, major employers include: Archer Daniels Midland, Marshall Public Schools, The Schwan's Food Company, Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center, U.S. Bancorp, Turkey Valley Farms, Hy-Vee Food Stores, SMSU and Wal-Mart Supercenter.

If you are interested, please email HopeMinneota@outlook.com for more information.

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Hope Lutheran Church

113 South Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 87
Minneota MN 56264


(507) 872-6446 Church Office

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

412 East Lyon
Minneota MN 56264