Hawk Creek Lutheran

SACRED HEART – An ice cream social will begin with a 4 p.m. program by Building Bridges Choir on Sunday, Aug. 11, at Hawk Creek Lutheran Church, rural Sacred Heart. Barbecues, salads, chips, pie and ice cream and beverages will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Freewill donation.

Historic Salem

PAYNESVILLE – The Historic Salem Church will host the annual Salem Fest on Sunday, Aug. 11, at the church. The event begins with an old-fashioned potluck picnic at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share. Plates, silverware and beverages will be provided. An afternoon program at 2 p.m. will feature a short documentary “Salem: The Story of a Country Church” and trumpet music by Pastor Jim Pritchett. The church is located four miles north of Paynesville on Stearns County Road 33 and then left on 220th Street for a half mile. GPS address is 28547 220th St., Paynesville.

Zion Lutheran

LITCHFIELD – The annual women’s salad luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Two hotdishes, variety of salads and bars will be served; $8. Everyone welcome.

First Lutheran

RENVILLE – The annual ice cream social will be served from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at First Lutheran Church in Renville. Everyone welcome.