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Danebod Christmas is Dec. 14 in Tyler

Sharing Christmas Traditions at Danebod is Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Danebod Complex in Tyler. From 3-5 p.m. Christmas shoppes will be open. From 4-6 p.m. a three-meat supper will include roast pork, meatballs, sausage and all the fixings. At 6 p.m. will be entertainment by local artists, a ...

Latter-day Saints leaders reaffirm support for refugees

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reaffirming its support for refugees and encouraging members to create welcoming communities for the newcomers. The Utah-based faith said in a statement posted online Monday night that it has “great concern and ...

Faith Briefs for Nov. 29

Cookie walk is Dec. 7 at Holy Redeemer Church The eighth annual Cookie Walk starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Holy Redeemer Church, Carlin Hall. The event is sponsored by Holy Redeemer Council of Catholic Women. Purchase a bucket for $15 or bring back a previously purchased bucket and ...

Faith Briefs for Nov. 22

Operation Christmas Child is this week Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child 2019 is underway. Drop-off site is Radiant Life Church, 500 S. Saratoga, Marshall. Hours open are 2-6 p.m. today, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, and from 10 a.m.-noon Monday. Contact numbers are ...

Grace Life Church celebrating 50th

Grace Life Church is celebrating 50 years this weekend starting with a concert by Christian singer Jason Gray at 7 p.m. today. The concert is $5 for adults and children 12 and younger are free of charge. Tickets are available at the GLC office, Treasured Times, Hy-Vee and online at ...

The African Children’s Choir to perform in Marshall

The African Children’s Choir will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Living Word Lutheran Church in Marshall. The African Children’s Choir performs lively African songs and dances. The program features children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. The concert is ...

Faith Briefs for Nov. 8

Catholic Daughters meeting is Monday The Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting is Monday in Carlin Hall following the 5:30 p.m. Mass. A light lunch will be served, followed by the business meeting and a special presentation by Evonne Sievert “Spiritual Enhancement.” GriefShare: ...

Faith Briefs

Holiday Bazaar is Nov. 23 in Russell The 38th annual Holiday Bazaar is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Russell Community Center in Russell. Bake sale and gift items. Lunch is served all day. The event is sponsored by the Ladies of Grace-First Parish. For more information, call ...

Faith Briefs for Oct. 18

Election Day dinner is Nov. 5 at Grace First Parish The 124th annual Election Day dinner is from 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Grace First Parish in Russell. The cost for adults is $12, youth 5-12 are $6. Menu includes turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, beets, corn, rolls and desserts. ...

Six women, more than 200 years experience combined

FARIBAULT — The Emeralds of Faribault will be holding an Employee Recognition dinner in celebration of six employees who have served care center residents for more than 40 years each. In the late 1970s, the center hired Tammy Quast, Deb Keilen, Teresa Ozmun, Joann Snow, Brenda Schwartz, and ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Right to bear arms program is Wednesday at Living Word A program, “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Right to Bear Arms,” will be Wednesday at Living Word Lutheran Church in Marshall. The Rev. Frank Figueroa, senior pastor at Waipio Grace Brethren Church in Oahu, Hawaii will ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

CDA to have fundraiser at Pizza Ranch Catholic Daughters invite the public to Pizza Ranch in Marshall on Monday between 5-8 p.m. for a fundraiser. A percentage of sales along with tips will go toward CDA’s various projects. Virginia woman sues, says prayer break request cost her ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Rebuilding series offered Widowed, divorced, separated? Beginning Experience SW Minnesota is offering the Rebuilding series for 10 weeks beginning Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church on Church and A streets in Marshall. The support group is open to people of all denominations. ...

Bema Live performance is Wednesday at MMS

The Bema Live is brought to the Marshall area by The Legacy Foundation, in cooperation with three other organizations in Window, Wilmar and Alexandria. Together, these organizations collaborated to bring Joe Mayers and his show to Minneota for a four-show tour. It will be presented at 7 p.m. ...

Pro-Life Gathering is Sept. 19

On Thursday, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church will be the hosts of the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) Fall Tour Pro-Life Gathering. MCCL is a non-sectarian and non-partisan organization whose mission is to secure protection for human life from conception until natural death ...

South Dakota priest also is a father of two

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The Rev. Tom Hartman’s first call was as a father. His second was as a Catholic priest. Hartman’s path to the cloth is one he loosely calls his resurrection story. It’s not a resurrection of mortal death, but the ending of one path and beginning of another he’d ...

Faith Briefs

Fall Festival is Sept. 15 at St. Edward St. Edward Church Fall Festival is Sunday, Sept. 15, in Minneota. The children’s carnival is from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Roast beef dinner is from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults (13+), $5 for children (4-12). Catholic Daughters to meet ...

Rochester’s Bethel Lutheran marks 150 years in service

On March 4, 1869, Ulysses S. Grant was inaugurated as the 18th president of the United States. He succeeded Andrew Johnson, who had succeeded Abraham Lincoln. That same year, “War and Peace” was released, Mark Twain published his first book and the First Trans Continental Railroad was ...

Rockford, Ill., Catholic church to celebrate 100 years

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois church is going to celebrate its 100th birthday with a special Mass. The (Rockford) Register Star reports that an estimated 250 families are expected to participate in the festivities at St. Patrick Church in Rockford. It was formerly the biggest ...

St. Peter in Canby holding Fall Festival

Church of St. Peter in Canby will hold its annual Fall Festival 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 8. Mass will start at 10:30 a.m. and the festival will end with a raffle at 2 p.m. A homemade roast beef dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., featuring mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, coleslaw, ...