The Division of Mission and Congregational Outreach shall initiate and administer for the Board of Directors all programs and endeavors of the God-given mission which the congregations shall assign to the District to conduct in their behalf and which will assist congregations in developing outreach ministries.

Division of Mission and Congregational Outreach [MaCO]

Rev. Kirk Douglas, New York Mills

Rev. Jake Gillard, Zimmerman

Rev. Brett Hartwig, Sabin     

Rev. Travis Lauterbach, Backus 

Rev. Dr. T. J. Rehwaldt, Foley                 

Mr. Delano Meyer, Chokio

Facilitator:  Rev. Jeffrey Lee

Deaf Ministry

Rev. William Knaack, missionary to the deaf.  Pastor Knaack also serves the North Dakota District.

Fargo Hospital Chaplaincy

Contact the North Dakota District Office at 701/293-9001.

Outdoor Ministry

Lutheran Island Camp is located six miles east of Henning, MN on 62 acres of land surrounded by East Battle Lake.  The camp offers a variety of week long or weekend retreats for all ages.   To contact Lutheran Island Camp:

                                                      Phone:           218/583-2905

                                                      Fax:                218/583-2906


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Student Aid

Providing Student Aid on the basis of need and academic qualification to individuals from the Minnesota North District preparing for full-time church work at any of our Synodical colleges, universities and seminaries. 

Summer Ministry

Breezy Point Chapel, served by the Brainerd Circuit and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Pequot Lakes.