Faith Briefs for Oct. 23

Birthright October breakfast canceled

Due to the COVID-19 virus, the Marshall Birthright Chapter is canceling the Birthright Breakfast this October. Birthright thanks you for your help with this breakfast in the past years and it is looking forward to it next year. Birthright is so grateful for the continuing financial support of this community and for your support of our mission — being a friend to turn to in an unplanned pregnancy and helping mothers and their babies. If you would like more information about Birthright, or if Birthright could help you, call its office at 507-532-3660, or check the website, Birthright of Marshall.org.

Operation Christmas Child

Need Operation Christmas Child boxes? Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is coming Nov. 16-23. Preprinted corrugated cardboard and plastic shoeboxes are available for your church, group, family and friends. Call 507-223-5076 or check at Radiant Life Church 507-532-3414 for pick-up.

COVID-19 outbreak centered on Maine church grows again

BROOKS, Maine (AP) — A coronavirus outbreak centered around a Maine church in the small town of Brooks is continuing to grow, public health officials said.

The focal point of the outbreak is Brooks Pentecostal Church and it grew from 42 cases to 46 on Wednesday, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.


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