Faith is part of the daily fabric of life in the midwest, and Rothsay’s churches help serve the spiritual needs of the community and surrounding areas. Congregations within the Rothsay city limits include the following:
New Life Lutheran Church
New Life Lutheran Church is located in the heart of Rothsay. The new church building was completed in February 2011. The community is enjoying this beautiful, new, fully accessible worship space. website.newlifeparish.org
Rothsay Baptist Church
Just across the street from the school on 2nd Street NW is the Rothsay Baptist Church.
Other churches in the surrounding area
Grace Lutheran Church
Located at 726 Fergus Avenue in Erhard, MN.
Hedemarken Lutheran Church
Located at 13208 300th Street in Rothsay.
Little Bethany Lutheran Church
Little Bethany, a small rural congregation, is an independent ELCA congregation located ten miles north of Rothsay on the rolling prairie of northwestern Otter Tail County. It remains today in a two-point parish partnership with New Life Lutheran Church.
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church
Located at 706 Pleasant Avenue West in Elizabeth, MN.
South Immanuel Lutheran Church
South Immanuel Lutheran Church is located at 38041 County Highway 21 between Pelican Rapids and Rothsay. Pastor Larry Olson leads worship each Sunday beginning with a Bible study on the day’s text at 8:30 a.m., followed by the worship service at 9:30 a.m. Coffee fellowship follows each Sunday. From Nov. 1, 2009 until the end of March 2010 the worship services will be brought into the High Rise Community Room in Pelican Rapids. The congregation at South Immanuel would love to have you stop and join them for worship at any time. If you have questions, please call Kathy at 218-863-4085.
In addition to the churches listed above, numerous churches of many faiths and denominations can be found in neighboring communities to serve your spiritual needs.