Faith

Faith Briefs for June 2

STORM Camp is coming July 23-29 STORM stands for Service To Others in Relational Ministry. STORM Camp is a week-long service opportunity for teenagers and adults that has been serving Lyon and Yellow Medicine counties for the past three years. More than 30 teens and 15 adults will partner ...

Here’s A Thought for May 26

‘Lest we forget!’ Every spring we celebrate this holiday called “Memorial Day,” which traditionally marks the beginning of summer. Today is recognized as the day when all the summer events may officially commence. It is a day when families can congregate for a picnic or a barbecue; it ...

Faith Briefs for May 12

Salad luncheon is Tuesday in Tracy Members of the United Methodist Women in Tracy are sponsoring a spring salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church at Second and Morgan streets. Included on the menu are assorted salads, French bread, assorted bars and a beverage. Tickets are $7 ...

Faith in the News

Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church, the largest sponsor of Boy Scouts troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling older teenagers from the organization as the religion takes a step toward developing its own global ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Grief support group offered to the local community Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in a GriefShare program held at Holy Redeemer Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that ...

Here’s A Thought for May 5

In remembrance of Florence Nightingale, RN, each year from May 6 to May 12, communities across our nation recognize the invaluable work of health care workers; especially our nurses during National Nurses Week. The tradition of nursing in faith-based health care is one of providing holistic, ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Magic show is May 3 at Cornerstone The public is invited to join the students and families of Cornerstone United Methodist Church for a special night of magic on Wednesday, May 3. A pizza dinner will be served beginning at 5:15 p.m., and Jett Skrien will dazzle everyone with his magic tricks ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Pipestone Zone spring rally is April 29 in Luverne The Pipestone Spring Rally will be Saturday, April 29, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. The speaker is Gary Thies, who is the LCMS counselor at Mission Central in Western Iowa. The rally ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Spring Fling is April 22 at Carlin Hall The second annual “Spring Fling” is at 5:30 p.m. April 22 at Carlin Hall. The event benefits Holy Redeemer School and includes food and friends. Tickets are almost gone, so get yours today by contacting the Parish office at 507-532-5711 or school ...

Here’s a Thought for April 7

What does ‘Hosanna’ mean to me? So what exactly is Palm Sunday and what’s the big deal about it? Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!” Hosanna in the highest. ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters to meet Monday The Catholic Daughters of America will meet on Monday at Hill Street Place. A light lunch will take place at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting. Bring a baby gift for the baby shower with Birthright. They particularly need newborn onesies, diapers and sleepers. ...

Faith Briefs for March 31

Lunch served in Slayton The 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 hot beef/pork sandwich, salads and assorted desserts. Take-outs are available by calling 507-227-3068. Soup ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Soup & Sermon is Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Holy Redeemer will be hosting Soup & Sermon on the first six Wednesdays during the Lenten season. Serving soup begins at 11:45 a.m. and the sermon will be at 12:05 p.m. in Carlin Hall. All faith denominations are welcome to attend. First ...

Faith Briefs for March 17

Four Catholic leaders recognized for distinguished service to Catholic Diocese of New Ulm The Rev. John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm, has awarded four Catholic leaders the 2017 Diocesan Distinguished Service Award. The awards presentation will take place immediately following ...

Local/World Faith Briefs

Chicken dinner offered March 19 in Seaforth A chicken dinner with full salad bar and dessert will be served from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaforth. Mass is at 10 a.m. Matching grant by the Catholic Order of Foresters Court 1757. Lunch served in ...

Here’s A Thought for March 3

What kept Jesus on the cross? When you were dead in your sins, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he (Jesus) has taken it away, nailing it to the cross (Colossians 2:13, ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Angrisano to present March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Parish Lenten Mission presents Steve Angrisano. This free event starts at 6:30 p.m. March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Church, all three days. Come to one or all three. Visit www.holy-redeemer.com for more information or call the Parish Office at ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

GriefShare support group meets Mondays GriefShare support group meets at 6 p.m. every Monday in the gathering area at Holy Redeemer Church. The program allows people to begin any week. For questions, call Dorothy 401-0601, Gerri 530-1418 or Jason 829-9487. Court says Jackson County ...

Here’s A Thought for Feb. 11

Celebrating of healing ministry of Jesus According to the Gospel accounts of Sacred Scripture, the people of Jesus’ time first became aware of him as a teacher/rabbi and a healer through the many miraculous and visible evidences of his ministry and mission to the poor and the sick. As they ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic United Financial Bingo is Sunday Bingo will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Holy Redeemer’s Carlin Hall. Lunch will be served beginning at noon, and warm-ups will begin at 12:30 p.m. Payout is 50 percent. All ages are welcome, including children. It is sponsored by our local Catholic ...