Religion Briefs

Catholic Daughters of Americas meeting Thursday

Catholic Daughters of Americas Court 216 will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Corpus Christi Parish Center, 405 N. Eighth St. Guest speaker will be Joan Shannon, Holy Trinity Parish faith formation coordinator and St. Edmond religion teacher. For dinner reservations, contact Betty Kelly at ...

McGuire Bend UB Church annual Fall Supper and Bazaar set for Oct. 13

DAYTON — The McGuire Bend UB Church will hold their annual Fall Supper and Bazaar from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the church, 3138 McGuire Bend Road, in rural Dayton. The menu includes chili, vegetable beef soup, beefburgers, pie, and a drink all for a freewill offering. Auction begins at 7, ...

Second Baptist Church to celebrate anniversary

The Second Baptist Church, 1827 Fourth Ave. S, will be celebrating its 131st anniversary on Sunday. The festivities will begin at 4 p.m. The Rev. Marvin Jenkins will be the guest speaker. Jenkins is a pastor at Union Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo. He preached in Fort Dodge ...

First United Methodist Church will hold fall rummage and bake sale

First United Methodist Church, 127 N. 10th St., will hold its fall rummage and bake sale for missions on Thursday through Oct. 13. There will be furniture, linens, toys, kitchen appliances, household goods, clothes and more for sale. On Thursday there will be a sneak peek sale from 4 to 6 ...

Pet blessing at Grace Lutheran set for Sunday afternoon

A pet blessing service will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church, 211 S. Ninth St. Pets can be brought to the service on leashes or in cages. People are asked to bring lawn chairs for themselves. The service is scheduled to be in the church parking lot, but if it rains it will be ...

Swedish meatball supper scheduled

CALLENDER — Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Callender, is holding Women of the Word Swedish meatball supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The menu is Swedish meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, dinner roll and pie. Tickets are $10 for fifth grade through ...

Faith United Methodist Church to hold turkey dinner

HUMBOLDT — Faith United Methodist Church, Humboldt, will hold its annual turkey dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Morehouse Hall. Carry-outs will be available from 4:30 tp 6:30 p.m. Theree will be two carry-out lines for quicker service. The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed ...

Aglow to host “Boundaries” program Saturday

Aglow International of Fort Dodge & Surrounding Area is hosting Elaine Johnston, of Lanesboro, teaching on the subject of “Boundaries” at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The program will address how to say what you mean, mean what you say and to not ...

Catholics Daughters of Americas Court 216 to meet

The monthly meeting of the Catholic Daughters of the America’s Court 216 will be held on Thursday at the Corpus Christi Parish Center. Mass will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a meal, business meeting and a program by Ashley Vaala of the Lotus Community Project. Reservations are required ...

St. Olaf to hold Ignite Kickoff

Ignite Kickoff 2018 for St. Olaf Lutheran Church is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Community Orchard Back 40, 2237 160th St. Supper will be provided.

Sonshine Singers to perform Sept. 9

The Sonshine Singers will be providing their Fall Ministry at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 at the Fort Dodge Middle School auditorium, 800 N. 32nd St. Admission is free. The concert will feature up-tempo gospel-type anthems such as “All the People Said Amen,” “He Keeps Me Singing” and “Soul on ...

Ice cream social coming Sunday

HARCOURT — Faith Lutheran Church, Harcourt, is holding an ice cream social and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Beef burgers, beans, pie and homemade ice cream will be served for a freewill donation.

Grace Lutheran to have Rally Sunday

Grace Lutheran Church, of Fort Dodge, will hold its annual Rally Sunday beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Bob Heun Shelter at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park on Webster County Road P56. During the service, the Rev. Dan Kahl will have a Blessing of the Backpacks for all students heading back ...

Harmony Brigade to visit churches

The Fort Dodge Harmony Brigade barbershop chorus will sing at four area churches and a nursing home on Aug. 26. The group’s schedule is: • 9 a.m., Badger Lutheran Church, 127 Second Ave. S.E. • 9:30 a.m., Samuel Lutheran Church, 201 N. Lincoln, Eagle Grove • 9:50 a.m., Evangelical ...

Beacon of Hope leader to speak at church

POMEROY — Steve Roe, director of the Beacon of Hope Shelter in Fort Dodge, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Evangelical Covenant Church of Pomeroy. The church is located five miles north of Pomeroy and eight miles south of Pocahontas. Roe will be sharing his story as well as that of ...

Ice cream social set for Stratford

STRATFORD – The McGuire Bend UB Church will be holding its annual ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Stratford City Park. The menu includes loose meat sandwiches, chips, homemade pies and bars, ice cream and drinks. A free will offering will be accepted.

Holy Trinity Parish to hold Summer Spirit Block Party Aug. 18

Holy Trinity Parish will hold its Summer Spirit Block Party on Aug. 18 on Sixth Avenue North/Marian Home street. Events start with Mass celebrated at 4:15 p.m. in the St. Edmond High School gymnasium followed by a freewill dinner of pork burgers, hot dogs, chips and cookie, beer and wine ...

Aglow International to host the Rev. Wally and Lana Shea

What is your reality? Weak or strong? Alone or never alone? Empty or fulfilled? Are you in need of a “new” reality? Aglow International will host the Rev. Wally and Lana Shea, from Ankeny, at 10 a.m. on Aug. 18 at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. They will share a message ...

Harmony Brigade Barbershop Chorus to perform at Fort Dodge churches Aug. 12

Harmony Brigade Barbershop Chorus will perform at Fort Dodge churches on Aug. 12. The schedule is: First Presbyterian Church, 8:35 a.m.; Christ Lutheran Church, 9 a.m.; Grace Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m.; First United Methodist Church, 9:55 a.m.; First Congregational United Church of Christ, ...