Welcome to Prairie Faith Shared Ministry. Located in north central Kansas, six ELCA Lutheran congregations have stepped out in faith to enter into a truly shared ministry. We strive to provide the best tools for our members to grow as disciples of Christ and to proclaim the Good News of Christ within our communities and throughout the world. We hope you will join us at one of our churches for service on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ.



Please join us for services at:

Bethlehem Lutheran Church-10:30 a.m

338 N 7th
WaKeeney, KS 67672
Office: 785-743-2005

Emanuel Lutheran Church-9:00 a. m.

7 Miles South of Ogallah on K147, 1-70 Exit #135

Ogallah, Ks

Immanuel Lutheran Chuch-9:00 a.m.

438 N. Main

WaKeeney, Ks 67672

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church-9:00a.m.

510 E. Cedar

Ness City, KS

St. John Lutheran Church-10:30 a.m.

7 miles North of Ellis, 1-70 Exit #145

Ellis, KS 67637

Zion Lutheran Church-10:45 a.m.

9 miles South on HWY 283

WaKeeney, Ks 67672






We need YOU to make our directory complete! To celebrate our church families and strengthen the bond within our congregations, we have made the commitment to produce a new fellowship pictorial directory. Lifetouch is providing the directory at no cost to our churches. Plus, every family photographed receives a complimentary directory and an 8x10 portrait! You can sign up at the church on Sunday mornings for the next few weeks to have your photo taken at any of the three locations.


Thursday, August 21 – 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.- Bethlehem

Friday, August 22 - 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.- Bethlehem

Saturday, August 23 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Bethlehem

Tuesday, August 26 – 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Our Redeemer

Wednesday, August 27 – 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. –St. John

Thursday, August 28 – 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. –St. John

You may begin calling the PFSM church office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. to schedule an appointment (743-2005). Signup sheets will be available before and after worship on Sundays. Remember there is no cost to you unless you choose to purchase addition photographs. For having your portrait taken you will receive a free 8X10 and a church directory. If you wish to purchase additional pictures, discounts are available for seniors, active and retired military, or bring a canned food item to receive a $5 off coupon. All food will be donated to the local food pantry.

If you will not be available to have your portrait taken such as college students, military personnel and home-bound persons you may send a recent photo. Do not submit color copies, instant camera images or ink jet printed photos and no professional photos (professional photos require a copyright release.) The size should be no larger than 4”X6”.



Meet the new Intern! Jon Brudvig writes:

Brudvig JonHaving been born, raised, and educated in Wisconsin, I proudly claim my identity as a Green Bay Packer fanatic. Though my graduate studies at the College of William & Mary and subsequent career as a historian, honors program director, and administrator made it hard to follow the Packers on a weekly basis, I was always able to find a few Packer fans in the community. I am hoping that the same may be true as I relocate to the heart of Chiefs and Broncos territory.   In addition to my passion for the Packers, I enjoy playing golf, fishing, spending time hiking in the outdoors, and riding motorcycles (unfortunately I sold my bike when I entered seminary). Like previous PFSM interns Paul Rosin and Eric Grayvold, I will be moving to Kansas by myself. Thank you in advance for your willingness to accompany me on my year-long internship journey. I look forward to meeting all of you soon. Go Packers!




Missionary & Pastor, Ann Klavano


Former Intern Ann Klavano is a seminary teacher and librarian currently serving in Papua New Guinea through the ELCA Global Mission. Bethlehem Lutheran Church has been a sponsor for Ann for the last couple of years. Sunday, August 3, 2014 Pastor Ann will be at Bethlehem. The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a fellowship/ brunch. You will be able to meet and visit with Ann about her missionary work during that time. Worship will follow at 10:30 a.m. and Ann will be preaching. Immanuel Lutheran will be joining Bethlehem for the fellowship and services. Anyone and everyone is invited to attended the fellowship/brunch and the worship service to renew your friendship with Pastor Ann.




The congregations of Prairie Faith will join together for a service of beginning for Intern Jon Brudvig. If you have not yet met him, this will be a good opportunity. The services will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Shelter Building at the WaKeeney Swimming Pool Park, 716 N 6th St. The services will be followed by a watermelon feed. Feel free to bring a lawn chair or cushion in case they are needed.

Look at Our Photos

Come see a slideshow of the 2014 Vacation Bible School, the April Joint Service, and the 2014 Live Nativity - get a glimpse of the activities that take place at PFSM. Check out the video of past Joint Reformation Services posted under Prairie Faith Memories Photos.


Meet Prairie Faith Shared Ministry

Come to the About Us section to meet the church leadership, and find out what we're all about!

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