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Calvary Lutheran Church

December 1, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Volunteers LaVonne Hookom, from left, Arlene Preslicka and Janelle Higdem help put decorations on the Memory Tree at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar Monday in preparation for the 2017 Advent Festival. The Memory Tree has ornaments honoring loved ones who have died.
'From Heaven Above to Earth I Come'
December 1, 2017 - 10:34pm
July 17, 2017
Submitted photo
Naomi Mahler, second from left, is one of two honorary survivors for the 2017 Kandiyohi County Relay for Life event set for July 21. She is joined here by her husband, Todd Lynum, from left, her daughters, Grace and Sofia Lynum, and LaNell Koenig in a family photo before Mahler's last chemotherapy session in May 2017.
Mahler: Family and church gave her motivation
July 17, 2017 - 10:06am
March 4, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune illustration
Calvary Lutheran Church bought the old Bethesda Heritage building across the street at Third Street and Olena Avenue Southeast in Willmar. The church plans to raze the former nursing home to make way for additional parking initially, and a building committee will explore options for the rest of the space. This photo was created by taking a series of images.
Third Street vacation approved for Calvary Lutheran plans in Willmar
March 4, 2017 - 5:22am
January 17, 2017
This panoramic photo created by taking a series of images shows Calvary Lutheran Church, which bought the old Bethesda Heritage building across the street at Third Street and Olena Avenue Southeast in Willmar. The church plans to raze the former nursing home to make way for additional parking initially, and a building committee will explore options for the rest of the space. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Calvary Church buys former Bethesda property
January 17, 2017 - 6:28am
December 3, 2015
Clarie Novak, co-chair, for the Advent Festival Open House, adds the wings to an angelic display in one of the 20 rooms the public will be able to tour during Calvary Lutheran Church's  three-day festival, beginning Friday. (TRIBUNE | DAN BURDETT)
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December 23, 2014
Vern and Mildred Buer follow the English translations in their program of the Norwegian-language service Tuesday evening at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Vern said he knows enough Norwegian to follow parts of the sermon, delivered by Gary Erickson. It is the 24th year of the traditional Norwegian service at Calvary, founded in 1872 when all services were in the immigrants’ native language. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
It’s Christmas Eve, ya know
December 23, 2014 - 10:16pm
December 5, 2013
The Calvary Lutheran Church Advent Festival, “Come, Lord Jesus,” will be Friday and Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. at the church, 302 Olena Ave. S.E., Willmar. The event is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible. For more information on the festival, visit calvarylutheranchurch.com or call 320-235-2508.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
December 5, 2013 - 10:12am