Faith

Local/national faith briefs

Operation Christmas Child runs Nov. 14-21 at Radiant LifeOperation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse, will take place from Nov. 14-21. The collection site is Radiant Life Church, 500 S. Saratoga St. in Marshall (across from Marshall Middle School). Collection hours are 2-6 p.m. ...

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Food shelf collection is Oct. 31On Oct. 31, high school students will go door to door from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to collect food for the Kitchen Table Food shelf in Marshall. Chili supper offered at St. Paul'sA chili supper will be offered from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran in ...

Here’s a Thought for Oct. 28

Living Word Lutheran Church, Marshall"Even those long ago dead and buried - will bow in worship before this Jesus Christ, and call out in praise that he is the Master of all, to the glorious honor of God the Father." Philippians 2:10, The MessageI was not a guest at my grandparents' wedding ...

HRS 4th-graders lead Mass

Submitted photoOn Oct. 13, the fourth grade classes at Holy Redeemer School led the student body in celebrating mass. Each week, one grade at HRS will lead the student body in celebrating mass. The theme of the fourth grade mass was "Show Faith by Actions." Fourth grade teachers at Holy ...

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Legacy Foundation to host annual eventThe Legacy Foundation will be the host of its sixth annual "Live, Love, Laugh" event Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Marshall High School, main doors. This family-friendly event includes a sit-down meal, a time of honoring our area clergy and pastors, and ...

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Prayer rally to end abortion is SundayThe Concerned Women for America group from Marshall is planning a prayer rally as an effort to abolish abortion from 1-2 p.m. Sunday on the corner across from Bello Cucina.This date marks the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood. The public is invited to ...

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Craft and vendor show Oct. 8The fall craft and vendor show, which benefits Marshall Mothers of Preschoolers, is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 8 at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 1301 S. 4th St., Marshall. The event includes a silent auction and bake sale. The silent auction closes at 2:30 p.m.; must ...

Here’s a Thought for Sept. 23

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center'Angels watching over us!'"For by God all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible" (Colossians 1:16)Years ago, a Time magazine poll showed that 69 percent of American adults said they believed in the existence of ...

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Young people's weekend announcedBeginning Experience of SW MN announces its first Young People's Beginning Experience Weekend. Oct. 14-16 at Shetek Lutheran Ministries, Lake Shetek, Slayton. This weekend is designed for young people 12 to 18 years of age who have lost a parent through death or ...

Faith in the News

Our Lady of Victory annual dinner is SundayThe parish of Our Lady of Victory in Lucan invites everyone to its annual dumpling/sauerkraut/sausage/roast pork fall dinner on Sunday, with service from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (following 10 a.m. mass). The buffet style menu includes: sausage, roast pork, ...

Local/World Faith Briefs

St. Edward's fall festival is Sept. 18St. Edward's fall festival begins at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. Dinner includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, coleslaw, desserts and a beverage. Price of the meal is as follows: Adults (13 and older) - $10; children (6-12) - $4; ...

Faith Riders of Winona work through ministry and motorcycles

An AP?Member Exchange shared by the Winona Daily NewsWINONA (AP) - In 2000, Winona resident Dan Swartling had an idea: A motorcycle ministry.The plan was to spread the vision of Christ by riding bikes. He got together with relatives and friends, and soon a nonprofit was born.The group started ...

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Fall festival Sept. 11 at St. Peter's in CanbyThe Church of St. Peter in Canby will have its annual fall festival from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the church. Mass is at 10:30 a.m.A roast beef dinner will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Takeout dinners available from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ...

Church attendance strong in Stamford amid state decline

An AP?Member Exchange shared by The AdvocateSTAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Mass attendance at city churches remains strong during a time when Connecticut leads a national trend of fewer people identifying as Catholics.Mass attendance in Stamford has remained relatively constant over the past four ...

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GriefShare program offered to communityThose who have experienced the death of a loved one and are journeying toward grief healing are invited to GriefShare, a program of 13 weekly sessions. The first session will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at Holy Redeemer Church in the gathering ...

The prayers of a grieving Sandy Hook mother

An AP?Member Exchange shared by The News-TimesNEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The experience of an unanswered prayer is one of those trials of life that can make anyone wonder if prayer really works.But in the darkest moment of Jennifer Hubbard's life - the moment she realized God was not going to bring ...

Faith in Action for Aug. 5

Ministry workshop offeredThe Benedictines of Marshall are again offering the workshop series Preparedness and Practices of those who serve. We will follow the ecumenical BeFriender Ministry course which offers many opportunities for personal growth that can deepen relationships with spouse, ...

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Holy Redeemer School open house is Aug. 31Holy Redeemer School, for K-8 students, will have an open house Aug. 31. Come tour the school, take a look inside the classrooms, and meet the staff. Students of all faiths are welcome.Christian musician critically injured in ATV accidentOCALA, Fla. ...

Pope sets up Vatican panel to study female deacons issue

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has set up a panel to study whether women could serve as deacons, a role now reserved to men.The Vatican said Tuesday Francis "after intense prayer and mature reflection" decided to set up the commission, with 12 members - six men and six women - including ...

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Ice cream social is Sunday in MinneotaSt. Paul's Church in Minneota will have an ice cream social from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday. Barbecues, coney dogs, pie, ice cream and beverage will be served. Everyone is welcome.City OKs permit for former laundromat to be used as mosqueLEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) - ...