Our Redeemer's Lutheran
BENSON -- The fall luncheon and bazaar will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson. Crafts, baked goods, garden produce. Noon lunch $4.
St. Clara's Catholic
CLARA CITY -- The parish bazaar and hog roast dinner will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Clara's Catholic Church in Clara City. Live music, country store, kiss the pig, kid's games, and more. Adults $4, ages 6-12 $3, pre-school $1. Polka Mass 9 a.m.
KERKHOVEN -- A barbecue pork dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church. Adults $5, ages 3-10 $3, ages 2 and under are free.
WILLMAR -- The youth will have a hamburger drive-in fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Vinje Lutheran Church in the parking lot, rain or shine. Everyone is welcome.
PENNOCK -- A fall fish fry will be served from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Pennock. Adults $7, ages 6-12 $3, 5 and under are free.
WILLMAR -- Celebrate the seasons fall bazaar will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 at the First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. Lefse making demonstration, baked goods, crafts, lunch available.
BROOTEN --A turkey and ham dinner will be served from 11 am. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Brooten elementary school by St. Donatus Church.
HECTOR -- A chicken pie dinner will be served beginning at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the United Methodist Church in Hector. Adults $7, ages 5-12 $3.50, preschool are free.
RAYMOND -- A roast beef dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Raymond Christian Reformed Church. Free will offering. Fron Lutheran STARBUCK -- A fall harvest festival turkey supper will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Adults $7, ages 6-10 $3, 5 and under are free.
Institute for Creation Research
MONTEVIDEO -- Dr. John Morris from the Institute for Creation Research, will speak on "Creation vs. Evolution" at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Montevideo Fine Arts Center. Freewill offering. For more information call Rod or Martha Jans at 269-6622.
St. Mary's Catholic
WILLMAR -- An information night for all who are interested in learning about the Catholic church will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar. For more information call Sr. Mary Kay, bilingual pastoral minister, at 235-0118.
Intimacy in Marriage for Couples
WILLMAR -- Douglas Weiss, Ph.D., will present a conference on spiritual, emotional and physical intimacy in marriage from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. Weiss is a licensed professional counselor and has written several books including "Intimacy; A 100 Day Guide to Lasting Relationships." Freewill offering. For more information call 235-4317 or e-mail email@example.com.
Sex, Men and God Conference
WILLMAR -- Douglas Weiss, Ph.D., will present a conference on sex, men and God 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 17 at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. Weiss is a licensed professional counselor. The first hour will provide men with practical skills on how to stay sexually free within a sexually insane culture and is for ages 16 and older after which high school participants will be excused. The second hour pertains to shepherding your sons sexually and the last hour, for married men only, will relate to a fulfilling sexual relationship with your wife. Freewill offering. For more information call 235-4317 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire on the Prairie
CLARKFIELD -- The Rev. Bonita Bush from Revival Reflection Ministries will conduct a seminar on "Expecting More than Enough -- Entering into the Greater Realm" at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and 1 and 7 p.m. Sept. 17, at Fire on the Prairie Christian Fellowship at the Clarkfield City Hall. Freewill offering. Register by calling 669-4402 or e-mail email@example.com.
Highway 12 Aglow
LITCHFIELD -- The Highway 12 Aglow will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Litchfield Public Library. Sara Juma will speak about her YWAM experience and her missionary work in Africa. For more information call Ricky at 320-222-3322.
Daughters of Isabella
WILLMAR -- The Daughters of Isabella will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar.
SVEA -- The WELCA of the Svea Lutheran Church will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday. There will be election of new officers and a skit on "The Lord's Prayer" will be presented. Everyone is welcome.
Lakeland Conference WELCA
WILLMAR -- The Lakeland Conference Women of the ELCA will have its fall gathering beginning at 5 p.m. Sept. 29 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. Speakers will be the Rev. Robert Kemppainen and Marlys Pearson. Registration deadline is Sept. 19, Call your local WELCA treasurer or call Shar Hagen at 796-5925.
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