Contact Us

Pastor Rob Favorite
Senior Pastor

“I am the senior pastor for the Watford City Lutheran Parish and the Keene Lutheran Parish. I lead worship on Sunday mornings. I also lead worship for special services including funerals, weddings, and baptism services throughout the year. I also engage in pastoral care for the community including shut-ins, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living, and others seeking visitation. I supervise the associate pastor, assistant pastor, and am the administrator for all operations within the church. I provide reports to the local and area councils and am an advisor on various committees of the First Lutheran Church. I also provide educational opportunities such as text studies, first communion classes, new-member classes, baptism classes, and confirmation classes. You can reach me at rfave@ruggedwest.com or call me at Home 701-842-4589 or Office 701-444-3244, ext. 3
Pastor Rob Favorite
Pastor Mark Honstein
Associate Pastor
“I'm the Associate Pastor of the Watford City Lutheran Parish and Keene Parish. This is my first call, and I've been here 4 years with my wife and kids. Pastor Rob and I alternate monthly between town and country Sunday services, as well as Lenten services. I teach confirmation class to our 9th graders, lead a weekly GriefShare group, 1 am the charter representative for our Scout troops, and oversee church custodial and maintenance work. I handle benevolence through the Salvation Army, help on property and evangelism committees, and lead occasional Bible studies for various groups. And I love my job! Call me at the office at 701-444-3244, ext. 2 or email me at pastorhonstein@gmail.com.”
Pastor Mark Honstein

Alyssa Quade
Assistant Pastor
“Hello 😊 As the assistant pastor of the Watford City Lutheran Parish, my main obligations are education and worship.  I head up the Children’s program, Teen Ministry, LYO (Senior High Youth Group), lead worship for the family service and the country churches, and take care of our social media and media presentations. I organize Sunday School ( curriculum, music, activities, helpers, teachers, etc.), Church Camp, VBS, and our Wednesday after-school program for the kids. I also put together Teen Ministry and LYO events, coordinating curriculum, games and volunteers. If you are interested in getting yourself or your kids involved in our Children’s program, Teen Ministry, or music, please text or call me at 605-467-0374. You can also facebook me or email me at pastor.alyssaquade@gmail.com” 

Pastor Alyssa Quaid

Secretary, Karen Broderson

“I am the office administrator and treasurer of the parish”. If you need information on wedding/funeral bookings, WELCA gatherings, Church functions or anything else related to the W.C. Lutheran Parish. You can call Karen at the office, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 9am-3pm, at 701-444-3244, ext. 1 or email her at kbroderson@hotmail.com
Karen Borderson

Web Developer, Vonne Tarnavsky
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Secretary, Karen Broderson
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First Lutheran Sketch by Sylvia Lieseth



Watford City Area Lutheran Parish - ELCA
The Congregations of First, Banks and Garden
First Lutheran - Church & Office:  212 2nd St NW
PO Box 441 - Watford City, ND 58854 - 701-444-3244
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