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.
While we are not able to meet in person, please join us every Sunday and Wednesday for worship and teaching from the Word on our YouTube channel!
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.
Mercy Hill
Weekly Bulletin
We understand that during this time, some of you might be catching up with us from home by listening to the service online. To help you stay informed, we will be uploading our weekly bulletin here so you can stay caught up. 
If you have any questions or if we can pray for you, please contact us at or 507-282-7201

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  

Jul 12, 2020
Engineering Bravery: Hold That Thought
What are the thoughts we are holding onto? We can't control what thoughts we have, but we can control the thoughts that we hold onto.
Phillipians 4:1, 8, 9
  • Jul 12, 2020Engineering Bravery: Hold That Thought
    Jul 12, 2020
    Engineering Bravery: Hold That Thought
    What are the thoughts we are holding onto? We can't control what thoughts we have, but we can control the thoughts that we hold onto.
    Phillipians 4:1, 8, 9
  • Jul 5, 2020Engineering Bravery
    Jul 5, 2020
    Engineering Bravery
    By: (All)
    Series: (All)
  • Jun 28, 2020Persecuted
    Jun 28, 2020
    Series: (All)
    Blessed are those who are persecuted because of their righteousness for theirs is the kingdom of the earth.
    Mathew 5:10
  • Jun 21, 2020Peacemakers
    Jun 21, 2020
    Series: (All)
    Happy Fathers Day!!
    Pastor Fred reminds us of the difference between being a peace-keeper and a being a peace-maker.
    Matthew 5:9
    Romans 12:17, 18, 21
  • Jun 7, 2020Hunger for God
    Jun 7, 2020
    Hunger for God
    By: (All)
    Series: (All)
  • May 31, 2020Pentecost God Moments
    May 31, 2020
    Pentecost God Moments
    Series: God Moments
    Proverbs 4:23-27
  • May 24, 2020God Moments – The Mirror
    May 24, 2020
    God Moments – The Mirror
    Series: God Moments
    What do we see in the mirror? Do we see ourselves as God sees us? Or do we see ourselves only through our own eyes?
    2 Corinthians ??:16
    James 1:23
    Exodus 3:11-14
  • May 17, 2020God Moments – Wrestling
    May 17, 2020
    God Moments – Wrestling
    Series: God Moments
    Quit wrestling with your past. We need God Moments in our lives on a daily basis.
    Genesis 32:22-30
  • May 10, 2020What Would Mary Say?
    May 10, 2020
    What Would Mary Say?
    Series: (All)
    Happy Mother's Day!!
    Pastor Fred explains how Mary's life experiences parallel our own.
    Luke 1
  • May 3, 2020I Need a Miracle
    May 3, 2020
    I Need a Miracle
    Series: (All)
    Any time there is a Problem, a Prayer, and a Praise, Jesus WILL pause and bring you the miracle.
    Psalm 77:13, 14
    Luke 18:35-43
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