Welcome to Living Word!

20013 Stoltzman Road, Mankato, MN 56001

Launch Sermon Series: Where God’s Word Comes to Life

A series on God’s promises for new life and a vision for Living Word.

LAUNCH Series: Where God’s Word COmes to Life

Who are we? Why has God called us here? Why start over? Where are we going? Our inaugural sermon series will focus on God’s promises in His Word and a vision for Living Word Mankato. Click the link above and join us Sunday, September 8th for Launch Sunday!

Music Ministry

Using our gifts to minister beautifully to the body of Christ

Musicians Wanted

Do you enjoy ministering to others through music? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your musical gifts for worship? We have opportunities this fall for pianists, guitarists, vocalists, and everything in between. Click the image above or navigate to the “Our Worship” tab.



Ministry opportunities to grow deeper in the Word, meet the needs of others, and build meaningful relationships - together!

Living Word Ministries

Living Word is committed to proclaiming the finished work of Christ through evangelism efforts in our neighborhoods and supporting the work of our missionaries in the global neighborhood. We desire to equip every member of the congregation to engage in God-called ministry, to grow unto spiritual maturity, and to serve with excellence for the glory of God.


Welcome Pastor Chris!

Pastor Chris Kumpula

Pastor Chris Kumpula

Pastor Chris has a passion for planting and revitalizing free and living congregations. He and his family were called to Mankato in 2019 and make their home in nearby St Clair, MN. Pastor Chris has been working with leadership on a radical course to build a church that is relevant to the mission field of the Mankato area and rooted in our Free Lutheran heritage. For more on our story, go to “Who We Are.”


The Living Word…

“You have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God.”

(1 Peter 1:23)