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Faith Forum

To the editor: The correct numerical order of the Ten Commandments was discussed in a recent Forum article, placed under Faith Forum in last Friday’s paper. Paragraphs, verses, chapter headings and even vowels were not in the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament of the Bible. These ...

Bishop of New Ulm announces new priest assignments

NEW ULM — On the recommendation of the Priest Personnel Board, Bishop John M. LeVoir of the Catholic Diocese of New Ulm has made the following priest assignments: Effective July 1 • Rev. Paul Timmerman to serve as pastor of the Church of St. James in Dawson in addition to his current ...

Faith Briefs

No June meeting for Catholic Daughters The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will not meet June 8. New officers for 2020-2021 have been installed. Birthright Baby Shower gifts may still be sent to: Sharon Kinker at 615 Camden Drive in Marshall. The next meeting is planned for ...

Faith Briefs

May Catholic Daughters meeting is canceled There will be NO meeting of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas on May 11 per the request not to congregate. If any Catholic Daughter wishes to give a donation for the Birthright Baby Shower, send to: Sharon Kinker, 615 Camden Drive, Marshall, ...

Churches adapt services to social distancing

Ogden Newspapers PARKERSBURG, W.Va. —  The writer of the Book of Hebrews in the New Testament admonishes early Christians against “neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some,” emphasizing the importance of communal worship. It’s a charge that contemporary Christians are ...

Here’s a Thought for April 24

Living Word Lutheran Church Have no fear… and run to the bunker! More than a decade ago I lived in a place where there was little variation in the weather (it was hot all the time — with no clouds) and everyone wore the exact same outfit every day and ate at the same cafeteria. It ...

New Ulm church has drive-in service

New Ulm Journal NEW ULM — New Beginnings Church was empty Sunday, but the parking lot was full. New Beginnings Church was able to restart in-person church services by holding a drive-in service. The faithful remained in their vehicles while the Rev. Lonnie Carpenter led them with a sermon ...

Here’s A Thought for April 10

Living Word Lutheran Church The New Testament is filled with encouragements, warnings and reminders. It’s also packed with words about how to get along, how to get together and ultimately: how to love. In that dusty, ageless book on some shelf somewhere in your house you’ll find a common ...

Faith Briefs for April 3

Catholic Daughters meeting is canceled The Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting on Monday, April 13, in Carlin Hall has been canceled. The public can still stream the Monday evening Mass at 5 p.m. on the Holy Redeemer website. The Birthright Baby Shower, Pizza Ranch Fundraiser, and ...

Faith Briefs for March 27

Holy Redeemer announces changes The Bishop of New Ulm extended the suspension of all public Masses through Monday, April 13. Holy Redeemer will continue to offer private Masses that will be live-streamed at the times they are usually scheduled: • Mondays — 5:30 p.m. • Tuesdays — 7 ...

Faith Briefs for March 20

Holy Redeemer Church announces changes Bishop John LeVoir of the New Ulm Diocese decided that all “public” Masses would be suspended until March 31. Because Holy Redeemer has the option to “live stream” Masses over the Internet, the weekday and weekend Masses will be said at the times ...

Faith Briefs for March 13

First Lutheran announces list of safe practices for worship First Lutheran Church: Worship and the coronavirus In the face of growing concerns about the coronavirus, the Church Council is asking that we all join together in some common sense practices. As we gather for worship You are ...

Faith Briefs for March 6

Lenten lunch is served in Slayton Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The menu includes sandwich, salads, and assorted desserts. Next week’s sandwich is baked ham. Takeouts are available by ...

Faith Briefs for Feb. 28

Soup, sandwich dinner is March 8 in Ruthton A soup and sandwich dinner is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, March 8, (snow date Sunday, March 22) at the Ruthton Community Center. The dinner includes a variety of soups, grilled cheese and egg salad sandwiches, bars and a beverage for a free will ...

Faith Briefs

Spaghetti supper fundraiser is Sunday at Hope Lutheran A spaghetti supper fundraiser is at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Hope Lutheran Church in Minneota. Proceeds go to the Minneota Area Mission Trip. July trial set for suit over Arkansas Ten Commandments LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge ...

Faith Briefs for Feb. 7

A new GriefShare program starts Monday Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in a GriefShare program Monday evenings at Holy Redeemer in the Gathering Area beginning Feb 10. All denominations are welcome. The program ...

Faith Briefs for Jan. 24

Sex education legislation is topic at Jan. 30 presentation at Living Word Julie Quist of the Child Protection League will give a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Living Word Lutheran Church, 800 Southview Court, Marshall. Quist will discuss the Comprehensive Sex Education ...

Faith Briefs for Jan. 17

First Lutheran youth to have fundraiser 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 High Adventures trip and ...

Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters meeting is Monday at Holy Redeemer Members should plan on attending the Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting Monday in Carlin Hall following the 5:30 p.m. Mass. A light lunch will be followed by the business meeting. Church denomination forgives Atlanta college’s ...