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 and we celebrate our 142nd anniversary this year!


Did you miss the 140th Anniversary and Midsummer Celebration at Beaver Valley Lutheran Church?

This video features 9 lifelong members who share their memories of Midsummer, 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: