Jesus said, “I am the Resurrection and the Life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.” (John 11:25-26 NIV)

A Family of God’s People

Welcome to Risen Savior Lutheran Church!

McFarland, Wisconsin

We’re glad you found us! Please take a moment to learn more about our Christ-centered ministry to our community. Feel free to contact us at any time.

Come and Join Us!

Youth Marching in Parade

Sunday Morning Schedule (from Labor Day until Memorial Day):

Worship Service - 10 a.m.

Sunday School - 8:45 a.m.

Adult Bible Study – 8:45 a.m.

Fellowship – 11 a.m.




Church Location

Our address is… 5001 Holscher Road, McFarland, WI 53558
The church is 1 mile East of Hwy 51 on the corner of Siggelkow and Holscher Roads next to the water tower.
The Village of McFarland is located 1 mile South of Hwy 12/18 on Hwy 51 between Madison and Stoughton.

Contact Information

Pastor Joshua P. Janke - Church office at Risen Savior: (608) 838-7212. E-mail addresses:   jankejp@gmail.com, pastor.janke@risensaviorlutheran.org; Risen Savior E-mail: risensavior@powercom.net
NOTE:      Joshua P. Janke (wife – Elisabeth/Lissa Babinec Janke; married July 3, 2010), a 2013 graduate of the WELS Seminary in Mequon, was installed as Risen Savior’s pastor during a 3 p.m. worship service on Sunday, July 21, 2013. 


    • Monday, September 1:  LABOR DAY HOLIDAY.
    • Tuesday, September 2:  Sunday School teachers meeting, 6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, September 3:  Confirmation Class, 4 p.m.  WELS “Jonah” streaming Bible Study, 6 p.m.
    • Thursday, September 4:  Education Committee meeting, 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, September 7:  Winter Schedule begins.  Adult Bible Study and Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.  Worship Service with Lord’s Supper, 10 a.m.  Fellowship, 11 a.m.
    • Monday, September 8:  Women’s Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, September 9:  Elders’ Committee meeting, 10 a.m.  Outreach Committee meeting, 6 p.m.  Church Council meeting, 6:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, September 10:  Confirmation Class, 4 p.m.  WELS “Jonah” streaming Bible Study, 6 p.m.  Adult choir practice, 7 p.m.
    • Thursday, September 11:  Game Night (Sheepshead), 6:30 p.m.
    • Sunday, September 14:  Adult Bible Study and Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.  Worship Service, 10 a.m.  Fellowship, 11 a.m.
    • Wednesday, September 17:  Confirmation Class, 4 p.m.  WELS “Jonah” streaming Bible Study, 6 p.m.  Adult choir practice, 7 p.m.
    • Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 21:  McFarland Family Festival at McFarland High School.
    • Saturday, September 20:  Quilters meeting, 9 a.m.
    • Sunday, September 21:  Adult Bible Study and Sunday School, 8:45 a.m.  Worship Service with Holy Communion, 10 a.m.  Fellowship, 11 a.m.  McFarland Family Festival Parade, 12 noon.



What We Offer:

We realize the importance of learning and growing in a Christ-centered atmosphere. That is why we provide the following opportunities for worship, education, and fellowship:
    • For All…
      • Uplifting, Bible-based worship services
      • Monthly fellowship events for all ages
Aerial View from northeast
  • For Adults…
    • Sunday morning Adult Bible Study
    • Weekday and weeknight Bible studies on a variety of topics
    • Basic Christian doctrine classes designed to fit your schedule
    • Book Club, Sheepshead, Quilting, and other activities
    • For Children…
      • Sunday school for children age 4 through 8th grade
      • Vacation Bible School (VBS), in August
      • Confirmation instruction for grades 7 and 8
      • Frequent recreational activities – swimming, bowling, etc.

Helpful Links

www.WhatAboutJesus.com – Got real questions about Jesus? Get real answers you can count on!
www.livingbold.net – Online Magazine for Christian Teens
www.wls.wels.net – Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI
www.wels.net – Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod website
www.llhs.org – Lakeside Lutheran High School in Lake Mills, WI
www.lps.wels.net – Luther Preparatory School in Watertown, WI
www.mlc-wels.edu – Martin Luther College, our Pastor/Teacher training school

View of Church from Northeast

Front of Church on Easter!

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