First Presbyterian Church - Sturgis SD


Church Staff

Pastor ~ Rev. Denzel Nonhof

Church Secretary ~ Linda Beulke

Chancel Choir Director ~ Brenda Schaffer

Chapel Bells Director ~ Dedi LaRue

Custodian ~ Cindy Milek


1319 Junction Ave, Sturgis SD 57785 -- 605-347-2395 -- Email: presbych@rushmore.com

Office Hours ~ Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Mission Statement

The mission of First Presbyterian Church of Sturgis is living and sharing the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ with our church family and the world.

Church Activities Cancellation Policy:

​When school has been cancelled or school is released early due to inclement weather, committee meetings or church functions may not be held.  If in doubt, please call the church office or a chairperson.

Special  Announcements​​

Concerning the new pastor search.

   The Finance/Personnel Committee has conducted private discussions, handed out surveys on two Sundays, sent out    108 emails, and 201 phone messages. 


Round Table Discussions will be held, December 17,

   in the Erskine Club Room following the worship service.  The purpose of these discussions will be focused on our        needs and wants in a new pastor.  If you have questions, please talk to anyone on the Finance and Personnel                committee.


Blue Christmas ~

   What is a Blue Christmas Worship Service, and why do we have one?  This service is for anyone who has                          experienced a loss in their life.  It could have been the death of a spouse, parent, brother, sister, or your best                friend.  Maybe it is your first year of being single after a divorce, or separation.  It matters not if your loss is recent        or from years ago, this is a service of healing, comfort, and hope.  If this is you, you are encouraged to attend this          service.  This year the service will be held on December 17, at 4:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, and is open to      everyone.  Pastor Denzel will be bringing the message.  The service will last under an hour, followed with coffee and    fellowship.  It is often referred to as the longest night service.


Sunday Morning Schedule

                    9:00 a.m. ~  Adult Bible Study                       (Same study 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evenings)

​​9:15 a.m. ~ Christian Education

10:15 a.m. ~ Praise, Worship and Prayer along with coffee and fellowship
10:30 a.m. ~ Worship
Nursery is available
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Holy Communion is celebrated
the first Sunday of each month
and is open to all baptized Christians,
regardless of church membership.


Coffee fellowship follows the service
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