Religion Briefs

Annual Christmas Fair at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church

CALLENDER — The Women of the Word at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church will hold their annual Christmas Fair and Luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lunch menu to include beef burgers or chicken salad in a Krumkaka bowl, salads, fancy cookies, and Scandinavian pastries ...

Aglow speaker will talk of experiences working against human trafficking

Gus Arnold will be the speaker at Aglow International at 10 a.m. today at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. He is involved with Hope Church and Chi Alpha campus ministry at Iowa Central Community College. Arnold participated in a discipleship program called Heartland Masters ...

King Ringers Handbell Choir to perform Nov. 25

The King Ringers Handbell Ensemble will present its Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 25 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 1436 21st Ave. N. The program will consist of both sacred and secular holiday pieces. Conductors will be Paula Scott, Michelle Curtis, Danielle Border, Dave Swaroff, and Jan ...

EG church to hold fair, lunch today

EAGLE GROVE – First Baptist Church, 1210 S. Commercial in Eagle Grove, will hold a holiday craft fair and luncheon today. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will consist of scalloped chicken, salads, homemade bread, dessert and a drink. The cost for adults is $7. For ...

Laurens UMW Fall Bazaar scheduled for Nov. 17

LAURENS — Laurens United Methodist Women are holding a Fall Bazaar Nov. 17 at the Laurens United Methodist Church. Coffee begins at 9:30 a.m. Booths featuring breads, cookie walk, homemade candies, frozen casseroles, pecan, walnut and cashew nuts, pies, quilts and sewed items, Crafters Corner ...

Church Veterans Appreciation set for Nov. 18

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N., is hosting a veterans appreciation program and free meal at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Any area veteran and guest are invited to attend. If you have a picture of yourself in uniform and/or any memorabilia you would like to share, bring it with you. ...

Lord’s Portion Dinner planned in Lehigh

LEHIGH — Lehigh United Methodist Church Lord’s Portion Dinner, Craft and Bake Sale is 3 to 7 p.m. today. The craft and bake sale begins at 3 p.m. The dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu is Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans or corn, salad, roll, pie and drink. ...

Clarion UMC to hold relationship simulcast

CLARION — Clarion First United Methodist Church is holding “Fight Night — A Relationship Game Changer Simulcast” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Fight Night is a simulcast event filled with humor, fresh insight and new strategies for relationships. How to Fight Fair is for everyone — ...

CDA to meet Thursday

Catholic Daughters of Americas Court 216 monthly meeting is 6 p.m. Thursday. Mass will be at Corpus Christi Church, where new CDA members will be initiated. Meal to follow at the Corpus Christi Center followed by a business meeting. For dinner reservations, contact Betty Kelly at 573-2512 ...

Good Shepherd to hold veterans program

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N., is hosting a veterans appreciation program and free meal at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Any area veteran and guest is invited to attend. If you have a picture of yourself in uniform and/or any memorabilia you would like to share, bring it with you. ...

Otho UMC holding pork loin dinner

OTHO — The Otho United Methodist Church is holding its annual pork loin dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. today in the church basement. The menu is pork loin, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls, pies and drink. The church is handicapped accessible.

Rowan Gospel Show set for Sunday

ROWAN — The Rowan Gospel Show will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the United Church of Rowan, in Rowan. Music will be old-time and bluegrass gospel. Performers include Annie and Terri Avery, Dale Eichor, John and Connie Pedersen, Bobby Awe and Don Wrolson. A soup supper will follow. ...

Trinity UMC rummage sale set

Trinity United Methodist Church, 838 N. 25th St., is holding a rummage and bake sale from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the church.

Election Day soup supper planned

The First Congregational Church, 1611 Williams Drive, will host their annual Election Day Soup Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The menu will include chicken noodle, chili, and vegetable beef soups served with bread, homemade desserts and beverage. Tickets may be obtained prior to Tuesday ...

Fall Festival in Humboldt will feature chicken dinner

HUMBOLDT — The St. Mary’s Fall Festival will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. There will be a dinner featuring chicken, corn, cole slaw, roll, pie and a drink. The price is $10 for adults. A children’s menu of chicken, mashed potatoes, corn, apple ...

Laurens UMW Fall Bazaar set for Nov. 17

LAURENS — Laurens United Methodist Women are holding a Fall Bazaar Nov. 17 at the Laurens United Methodist Church. Coffee begins at 9:30 a.m. Booths featuring breads, cookie walk, homemade candies, frozen casseroles, pecan, walnut and cashew nuts, pies, quilts and sewed items, Crafters Corner ...

Pork loin dinner planned in Otho

OTHO — The Otho United Methodist Church will hold its annual pork loin dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 3. The menu will consist of pork loin, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls, pies and drink.

Ham ball dinner set at Paton church

PATON — Paton United Methodist Church will have a ham ball dinner on Nov. 4. The menu will include ham balls, baked potato, green beans, homemade rolls, salad bar, pie and a drink. The dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The price is $8 for those ages 11 and up, and $4 for ...

Bishop Nickless to visit Fort Dodge Tuesday

Bishop Walker Nickless, the leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sioux City, will visit Fort Dodge Tuesday as part of a tour of the diocese in which he will conduct Conversation Sessions about the sexual abuse crisis in the church. He will be at Corpus Christi Church, 402 N. Eighth ...