PO Box 128, Brandon, SD 57005-0128 Sunday Worship 9:30 am • Sunday School 10:30 am • Coffee Fellowship 10:30 am


Beaver Valley Church History


The first church building: 1895.

Beaver Valley Lutheran Church has a rich Swedish heritage and history. The church was chartered in 1873.

Beaver Valley Lutheran Church celebrated its 140th Anniversary during the annual Midsommer Celebration in 2013.

This video featured 9 lifelong members who shared their memories of Midsommer, a Swedish traditional celebration held in June. Myrtle Hanson, Margaret Scholten, Bud Karli, Arlene Erickson, Joyce Anderson, Donna Hanson Gross, Ken Olson, and Dan Hanson are featured in the video below:

The following posts contain archives of past anniversary celebrations, photos, and notes from anniversary books. Click on the links below to read more.

100-Year Anniversary Greetings by Rev. David Davoux

120-Year Anniversary Celebration by Alta Olson

The local newspaper, The Brandon Valley Challenger, ran this article:

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