everyone matters.  everyone forgives.

everyone grows. 


Mercy Hill is a church that is committed to making an impact for Christ in Rochester and the surrounding area.  We’re confident you’ll find Mercy Hill feels like home – a place where you and your family matter and can grow.  We’d be honored if you would be our guest!

We look forward to seeing you!
Pastor Fred & Kelly Shirley
Mercy Hill Pastors
Our Mission
Mercy Hill Church exists to make a measurable impact for Jesus in Rochester, Southeastern Minnesota and the world.
Our Vision
To know Him (God) and to make Him known.
Service Times: 
– Sunday Worship Service at 10 am
– Sunday School from 8:45-9:30 am
– Wednesday Bible Study at 7 pm 
– All Church Prayer on the 1st & 3rd
   Saturday of each month at 6 pm 
6301 34th Avenue NW – Rochester, MN
Children’s Ministry on Sunday Mornings and Wednesday Nights
RISE Youth Group on Wednesday Nights at 7 pm 
Read through the New Testament in 2020 with us. 
We are purposing to grow together by reading 1 chapter of the New Testament 5 days a week for the entire year. 
Here is this month’s plan: 


There’s a ministry for every age group at Mercy Hill Church.  We know that every generation is important to what God is doing in our church and throughout our city.  Click on the ministry logo to learn more about what is offered.  
Playhouse Kids
This is our Nursery & Preschool Ministries.
We minister to the babies (up to 3 years old) in one classroom.
We minister to the preschoolers (ages 3-5) in another classroom with Bible lessons that are designed to reach them at their own age and stage.
We have children’s ministry at the Sunday morning Worship service and on Wednesday nights for our midweek worship.
ClubHouse Kids
This is our gradeschool ministry for kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Pastor Jon & Tammy aim to make the Word of God come ALIVE for the kids at Mercy Hill.
You can see what they’re teaching on YouTube each week at The ClubHouse Kids.
ClubHouse has Sunday School at 9 am on Sundays followed by a Children’s Service at 10 am and they meet on Wednesdays during our midweek service.
RISE Student Ministry
Our Student ministry is led by Pastor Patrick and they meet on Wednesday nights at 7 pm along with Life Groups and events throughout the month. RISE is for students in 6th through 12th grade and friends and guest are always welcome.  Each week starts with fun and games, a time of worship and a message from Pastor Patrick that every youth needs to hear.
Check out their Facebook page for more info.
KNLW 98.9 is a low-power FM radio station owned, managed, and produced by Mercy Hill Church.
KNLW is broadcast from the cross tower at the church in northwest Rochester just off Hwy 52.  KNLW has been on the air in Rochester since August 22, 2007.
KNLW is programmed to play contemporary Christian praise and worship music in the Rochester area.  The goal of the radio station is to support the vision of Mercy Hill Church to make a measurable impact for Jesus in Rochester, southeast Minnesota, and the world.

We’re happy to offer our sermons for you to listen to all week long.  We’re praying that you’ll hear the Lord speak to you while you listen.  At Mercy Hill…we like to be real.  So – if you have a question…we want to hear about it.  Feel free to email your questions to  

Feb 16, 2020
Relationships pt.2
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Series: (All)
  • Feb 16, 2020Relationships pt.2
    Feb 16, 2020
    Relationships pt.2
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    Series: (All)
  • Feb 2, 2020Relationships pt.1
    Feb 2, 2020
    Relationships pt.1
    The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. John 4:8
    This week Pastor Kelly talks to us about walking in love with one another.
  • Jan 26, 2020Pastor Fred 1-26-2020
    Jan 26, 2020
    Pastor Fred 1-26-2020
    Series: (All)
    Hebrews 12:2
    Looking unto Jesus, the author and finsher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame , and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God
  • Jan 19, 2020Healing #2
    Jan 19, 2020
    Healing #2
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  • Jan 12, 2020Healing #1
    Jan 12, 2020
    Healing #1
    Series: (All)
    When we are not feeling well, we tend to focus on our needs and wants. Pastor Fred reminds us why we need to focus on God's provision, and not our needs.
  • Jan 5, 2020Healing Checklist 2 of 4
    Jan 5, 2020
    Healing Checklist 2 of 4
    Series: (All)
    Faith comes from what we believe. Right believing only comes from right thinking. Right thinking only comes from communing with him in the word.
  • Dec 29, 2019Merry Christmas
    Dec 29, 2019
    Merry Christmas
    Series: (All)
    Pastor Fred continues to expand on the previous weeks about how Mary and Joseph are a replica on how we can birth the plan of God in our life.
    Luke 1: 37-38
         For with God nothing will be impossible." Then Mary said, "Behold the maidservent of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word." 
  • Dec 22, 2019Conceiving & Birthing the Plan of God
    Dec 22, 2019
    Conceiving & Birthing the Plan of God
    Series: (All)
    God has a plan for all of us, but these plans require active participation through every stage. Pastor Fred elaborates on how these stages look, especially in light of the Christmas season.
    Luke 1:37, 38
  • Dec 15, 2019Family Affair – Power of Prayer
    Dec 15, 2019
    Family Affair – Power of Prayer
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    Series: (All)
  • Dec 8, 2019Family Affair
    Dec 8, 2019
    Family Affair
    Series: (All)
    Pastor Fred talks today about family affairs.
    Matthew 1:19-21
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Rochester, MN 55901
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