Religion Briefs

Women of Epworth to host potato bake Sunday

The Women of Epworth United Methodist Church will host a Potato Bake at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, in the fellowship hall at 2025 11th Ave. S. They will serve baked potatoes with an array of different toppings for $5. This luncheon is open to the public and the fellowship hall is handicap accessible. ...

St. Mark’s to host Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is hosting Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m., on Tuesday at the church, 1007 First Ave. S. The menu includes all you can eat pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Take out is available. Cost is a freewill donation. All proceeds go to Gateway ot ...

Meals from the Heartland event is Wednesday

FD area residents are invited to join First Presbyterian congregation members in their 8th Annual Mobile Meals from the Heartland packaging event from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 1111 5th Ave. N. Teams of 10-12 children, youth and adults will be assembling packages ...

Church Women United to meet Friday

Church Women United will host World Day of Prayer at 9:30 a.m., Friday, in the Celebration Center at Friendship Haven. The program “Am I Being Fair to You?” was prepared by the women of the Philippines.

Annual Lenten Fish Fry is March 3 at St. Michael’s

WHITTEMORE — The St. Michael’s “Holy Name Society” Annual Lenten Fish Fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., March 3, at the church. The menu includes fried and baked fish, baked potatoes and coleslaw with homemade bread and desserts.

First Presbyterian Church’s Alves plays eight concerts

Gabriel Alves, the director of music ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge, just spent a week in Chicago playing eight concerts in four days with Chicago’s local Brazilian jazz quintet, the Luciano Antonio Quintet. The performance was at the Jazz Showcase, a jazz club that has ...

Magnificat meal scheduled for March 10 in Pocahontas

POCAHONTAS — You are invited to attend the Magnificat meal with prayer service at 6 p.m. on March 10, at the Pocahontas Catholic School. Guest speaker will will be Dr. Margarett A. Schlientz, who has led retreats and workshop around the worlk to priests and laity, and seminarians at Creighton ...

Police brutality to be examined at Lifetree Cafe

Violent encounters between citizens and law enforcement officers will be explored at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled “Police Brutality or Necessary Force?” features filmed interviews with a man who was severely beaten after a ...

Annual Black History Program is Sunday at Second Baptist Church

The Second Baptist Church will host its annual Black History Program starting at 11 a.m. Sunday with a meal catered by Clayton’s Ribs and Chicken, and program at 4 p.m. at the church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S. The menu includes smoked ribs, chicken or pork loin with baked beans, cheesy potatoes and ...

Fried chicken dinner set for Feb. 26 at Stratford Methodist Church

STRATFORD — The Stratford Methodist Church is holding a fried chicken dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 26, at the church. The menu will include fried chicken, real mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, salad bar, homemade rye bread, dessert and a drink. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ...

Author of “The Shack” talks Spirituality at Lifetree Cafe

William Paul Young, best known as the author of “The Shack,” will discuss the difference between being spiritual and being religious in a filmed interview at Lifetree Cafe at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St. Nearly 30 percent of Americans identify ...

Community Mana Meal is Feb. 25 at First UMC

First United Methodist Church will hold their next Manna Meal at 5 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the church, 127 N. 10th St. Meal will be prepared and served by Epworth United Methodist Church. Bingo will be played following the meal.

Rotisserie roast beef dinner is Feb. 26 at Our Saviour’s

CALLENDER — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will have its annual rotisserie roast beef fundraiser dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 26 at the church. The menu includes roast beef, corn, mashed potatoes, salads and desserts. Carry outs are available, Freewill offering proceeds going toward ...

SALT meets Wednesday at First UMC in Fort Dodge

The First United Methodist Church youth group SALT for middle-school youths will meet Wednesday at the church, 127 N. 10th St. Children will be picked up at the middle school after classes and parents must pick them up by 5 p.m. A snack is served along with a lesson and lots of games and fun ...

Hembrys hosted Feb. 18 at Aglow International meeting

Aglow International will host Judy Hembry and her husband, Pastor John, at 10 a.m. on Feb. 18 at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424, Central Ave. The Hembrys have served in the state of Iowa for 35 years. Refreshments will be served.

Origin of Crop Circles explored at Lifetree Cafe

Research on the cause and after effects of crop circles will be explored at Lifetree Cafe at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Lifetree Cafe at Cana, 18 S. Third St. The program, titled, “Crop Circles: They’re Not What You Think,” features a filmed interview Nancy Talbott, a leading ...

SALT youth group meets Wednesday at First UMC

The First United Methodist Church youth group SALT for middle-school youths will meet Wednesday at the church, 127 N. 10th St. Children will be picked up at the middle school after classes and parents must pick them up by 5 p.m. A snack is served along with a lesson and lots of games and fun ...

Soup and Pie Fundraiser to be held Feb. 19 at St. John

PALMER — St. John Lutheran Church, Lizard Township will host a soup and pie fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19 at the church. The menu includes chili, vegetable beef soup and pie. Cost is a freewill donation. Chair lift available if assistance is needed for stairs.

The Filling Station is Wednesday at First UMC

First United Methodist Church will host The Filling Station at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the church, 127 N. 10th St. The meal will be from 5-6 p.m. with a contemporary service at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $5 per adult or $15 per family. Reservations are required, please call 576-7586.

Financial Peace University to be held at Prairie Lakes Church

Two series of Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University Class will be held in Fort Dodge. The first series is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Sundays beginning Feb. 12 and running through April 9. It is at Prairie Lakes Church, 200 Ave. O. Contact kristie.dana@prairielakeschurch.org. The second ...