Southern Prairie

Minnesota's United Methodist Churches are divided into five districts, each with a district superintendent appointed to oversee churches and pastors in the district.


Rev. Fred Vanderwerf

Southern Prairie District Superintendent

Superintending the work in the Southern Prairie District / (507) 387-3767


Cheryl Daschner

Administrative Assistant

Church conference forms, appointments and events for superintendent and cabinet, general assistance to churches and pastors / (507) 387-3767

For what it's Werf

Rev. Fred Vanderwerf invites your church's administrative council to reclaim its purpose. Watch the video.

Southern Prairie Reflections

6 reasons a preacher should reconsider a political post

With so many clergy friends on Facebook, and in the height of the presidential campaign, Rev. Fred Vanderwerf offers six reasons to avoid political posts.  Read blog post