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Free music lessons to be offered at Christ Lutheran Christ Lutheran Church of Marshall will be offering free piano (students must have access to a piano or keyboard at home), organ, guitar, ukulele, and voice lessons for children finishing kindergarten and up (adults too) — all are welcome! ...

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Catholic Daughters to meet Monday The Catholic Daughters of Americas meeting is Monday in Carlin Hall following the 5:30 pm. Mass. A light lunch will be served followed by the business meeting. Member of secretive church set to enter plea in fraud case RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A member of ...

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Spring salad luncheon is Tuesday at Tracy United Methodist Tracy United Methodist will have its spring salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 162 Morgan St., Tracy. The buffet-style salad luncheon features salads, French bread, assorted bars and a beverage. This fundraiser ...

Tabernacle church commemorates 115 years in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The Rev. Raymond Burt Sr. recollected the history of the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church as one that has grieved, but holds on to an optimistic future for the members of the parish and their plans for ministry. This year, the church is celebrating 115 years ...

Retired priest, 89, continues prison ministry

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — Monsignor James Bridges retired two years ago after 21 years as pastor of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Midland, but the 89-year-old Lamesa native still pursues an ambitious ministry to 70 indigent inmates at a dozen Texas prisons. The Odessa American reports ...

Motivational speaker simulcast is May 4

Living Word Church of Marshall will be the host of a simulcast with author, motivational speaker, Christian evangelist and actress Priscilla Shirer. The simulcast is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets can be ...

Pizza Ranch fundraiser is Monday

Catholic Daughters invite the public to dine at Pizza Ranch on Monday between 5 and 8 p.m. for a fundraiser. A percentage of sales along with tips will go toward CDA’s various projects.

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Motivational speaker simulcast is May 4 at Living Word Living Word Church of Marshall will be the host of a simulcast with author, motivational speaker, Christian evangelist and actress Priscilla Shirer. The simulcast is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. Tickets are ...

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Lunch is served Thursdays at St. Ann’s Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch during Lent from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes hot beef/pork sandwich, salads, assorted desserts. Take-outs are available by calling ...

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

Into the Quadragesima

In A.D. 324, Constantine became the undisputed ruler of the whole Roman Empire. Once secured in that position, Constantine demanded that persecution of Christians stop. Between the death of Christ around A.D. 33 and the rise of Constantine’s father, Constantius Chlorus, to caesar of the ...

2nd South Dakota diocese publishes list of accused priests

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A second South Dakota diocese has released the names of clergy members with substantiated allegations of sexual abuse against a minor. The Sioux Falls Diocese posted the names of 11 clergy members on its website Wednesday. The website says the allegations were ...

Pipestone Zone Spring Rally is April 6

The public is invited to the 2019 Pipestone Zone Spring Rally April 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pipestone. The event begins with registration at 9 a.m. and the program begins at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Nabil Nour.

Lunch is served Thursdays at St. Ann’s

Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch during Lent from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann's Church, Slayton. The menu includes pulled pork sandwich, salads, assorted desserts. Take-outs are available by calling 507-227-3068.

Christian presentation in Montevideo

Farrah Prudence will speak about living in the Middle East in the presentation, “From Bondage to Freedom,” at 6:30 p.m., Thursday at the Montevideo Community Center, 550 1st St., Montevideo. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and refreshments will be provided. A free-will offering will be taken for ...

Fundraising event is Monday

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 mission trip to Pine Ridge and bus tables at the Pizza Ranch that ...

Anti-Semitic graffiti worse than at first thought

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police now say 59 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts were defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti, about twice as many as initially thought. Fall River police said Thursday in a Facebook post that they came up with the higher number after a row-by-row ...

Faith Briefs for March 15

Chicken dinner is Sunday in Seaforth Chicken dinner with full salad bar and dessert is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaforth. Matching grant by the Catholic Order of Foresters Court 1757. Mass is at 10 a.m. Sunday. Lunch is served Thursdays at St. ...

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Choir to visit local church Christ Ev. Lutheran Church 208 W. Marshall St., will act as host to the 50-voice men’s choir of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary at 7 p.m. Tuesday. This free program includes traditional and contemporary religious music. Chorus members accompany the choir with a ...

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Lunch served Thursdays during Lent in Slayton Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch during Lent from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes hot turkey sandwich, salads, assorted desserts. Takeouts are available by calling ...