Church Calendar published Oct. 2, 2021

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St. John Lutheran

ATWATER — The St. John Lutheran Church Oktober Feast will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Atwater Community Center. German foods and music by the Wendinger Band. Adult tickets are $15, ages 5-12 are $5.

Zion Lutheran

APPLETON — A lutefisk and turkey supper will be served buffet style from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Zion Lutheran Church in Appleton. Lutefisk, turkey, dressing, real mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots, coleslaw, homemade lefse and pie. Adult tickets are $15, ages 4 to 12 are $7, 3 and under eat free. Take-outs are $17.

Living Hope

WILLMAR — Overflow Worship night will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Living Hope Church in Willmar with Hope Darst and Andrea Olson. Tickets are $5, available at the door or on the website .

United Methodist Church

WILLMAR — The 47th annual fall bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the United Methodist Church in Willmar. Handmade gifts, homemade food specialties, morning coffee and rolls, noon box lunch or soup.

Hope Presbyterian

SPICER — A fall Harvest Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Hope Presbyterian Church, north of Spicer. Accessory sisters, garden and plant items, Grandma's attic, crafts and needlework, a men's hobby corner, a bake sale and a cookie walk. Morning coffee and rolls, lunch of soup and sandwich and pie/bars.


Crow River Lutheran

BELGRADE — The soup and sandwich supper and auction will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Crow River Lutheran Church, south of Belgrade. Supper begins at 4 p.m. serving chili, vegetarian chili and soups including cream of potato, ham and vegetable beef; barbecue and hot turkey sandwiches; desserts and beverages. Freewill donation. Visit the garden, craft store and bake sale. Auction begins at 7 p.m.

Litchfield Area Christian Women

LITCHFIELD — The Litchfield Area Christian Women will have a “Oktoberfest Kaffee and Rolls” brunch at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Fantastic Fraulein Ida Desens, of Litchfield, mother of six, grandma, lover of music singing in a worship team for many years, will be the speaker. Tickets are $5. Reservations must be made by noon Oct. 11. Call Barb Werner at 320-693-2504 .

Zion Irving Lutheran

HAWICK — The harvest sale will begin with a freewill-donation spaghetti supper at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at Zion Irving Lutheran Church, rural Hawick. It will be followed by the auction at 7 p.m. of crafts, produce and baked goods.

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at or phone 320-214-4341.
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