Faith

Christ Lutheran to offer free music lessons to community

MARSHALL — Christ Lutheran Church of Marshall will be celebrating six years of offering free summer music lessons to the community. Beginning Wednesday, June 6, Martin Luther College third year music major Raquel Freese will be providing various music lessons to community members at no ...

Here’s A Thought for May 4

Jesus said: “As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Now remain in My love, if you keep My commands, you will remain in My love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in His love.” John 15:9, 10) Living in God’s love Do you remember singing in the ‘60s this ...

Here’s A Thought for April 27

Jesus declares: “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit;… If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. 8 This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing ...

Praying for unity

MARSHALL — A committee from several churches in Marshall has been busy planning a National Day of Prayer (NDP) observance for May 6, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is to be at Marshall Evangelical Free Church out by the airport on Lyon County Road 7. “We’re inviting everyone, including ...

Here’s A Thought for April 20

Christians continue to their Eastertide observance by celebrating Christ the Good Shepherd Sunday. As we consider the Lord Jesus Christ as our Shepherd, many comforting images come to mind. We can all think of the picture of Jesus holding a sheep close to his chest, smiling and taking care of ...

Faith Briefs for April 20

AGAPE to perform Wednesday at First Lutheran The public is invited to a concert at First Lutheran (100 Church St., Marshall) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. AGAPE is a hip hop artist who combines dancing, rap and storytelling. He has been touring full time for over 10 years performing for hundreds of ...

Faith in Action for April 20

Living Word Lutheran Church recipient of three Eagle Scout projects Have you ever helped with an Eagle Scout project? Well if you haven’t it is definitely something you should do sometime. The Boy Scouts of America have been around since 1910. Living Word Lutheran Church has been blessed ...

Here’s A Thought for April 13

“Jesus said to them, ‘This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms’ Then Jesus opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures. He told them, ‘This is what is ...

Faith Briefs for April 12

Finance class offered at Good Shepherd Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is offering a finance course to community members as well as its own members. The Financial Peace University program, developed and led by famed financial adviser Dave Ramsey, will feature nine video sessions, self-directed ...

Here’s A Thought for April 7

Like Thomas we say: “Show me!” “Then Jesus said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.” Thomas said to him, “My Lord and my God!”9 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters to meet Monday The Catholic Daughters of America will meet Monday at Hill Street Place following the 5:30 p.m. Mass. Members will have a light lunch, and listen to a speaker from Birthright. Bring a baby gift for a baby shower; meeting will follow. The public is ...

Magazine shows Christian faith in action is on the rise

MARSHALL — A new Christian publication is being launched right in the heart of Marshall. Maxx Raths and his team have launched the first issue of THE/RISE Magazine to highlight faith in action in the daily lives of those who share their stories with the publication. The idea came to ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Beginning Experience to have retreat Beginning Experience of SW MN is offering a weekend retreat that provides an individual with the opportunity to encounter self and to grow with a purpose to achieve inner peace. The experience is to help close the door gently on the past and move on with ...

Here’s A Thought for March 30

The Lamb of God celebration “In a loud voice they were singing: ‘Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!’ “(Revelations 5:12) Have you ever had a lamb cake as part of your Easter celebration? Easter Lamb ...

Faith Briefs for March 23

First Lutheran Youth in Marshall Pizza Ranch fundraiser March 26 First Lutheran Church’s Youth will be involved in a Community Impact Fundraising Event Monday at the Marshall Pizza Ranch. First Lutheran youth will be on hand to greet customers, answer any questions about their summer high ...

IF: Tables being organized for discipleship training

MARSHALL — In the wake of the IF: Gathering workshop held recently Living Word Lutheran Church in Marshall, women from the various attending churches have come together to organize the next step, IF: Tables. Following the model used at the IF: Gathering, six women will be assigned to each ...

Here’s A Thought for March 23

“The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” (John 12:12-13) I love a parade! There is something about a ...

Here’s A Thought for March 16

Why do we attend funerals? “Jesus said: I AM the resurrection and the life; whosoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die” (John 11: 26) Why do you go to or attend a funeral ceremony for a relative, friend or neighbor? Your ...

Faith Briefs for March 16

Sandwiches served Thursday at St. Ann’s Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes a sandwich, salads, assorted desserts. Take-outs are available by calling 507-227-6519. Soup and ...

Here’s A Thought for March 9

What is spiritual blindness? “I (Jesus) came into this world for judgment, so that those who do not see might see, and those who do see might become blind” John 9:34 How do you feel when you see a person either using a long white cane or a guide service dog on a very busy street or in a ...