Religion Briefs

Holy Trinity spaghetti dinner is Oct. 1

The Holy Trinity spaghetti dinner will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 at Corpus Christi Parish Center, 405 Eighth St. N. Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger.

SALT youth group is Wednesday

The First United Methodist Church youth group SALT for middle-school youths will meet at 3:30 p.m. 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 ...

Faith UMC to host turkey dinner

HUMBOLDT — Faith United Methodist Church will host its annual turkey dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Morehouse Hall for dining in and carry out from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, Jello salad, rolls, homemade pie and a ...

The Filling Station is Wednesday

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. Community Mana ...

‘What’s for Supper?’ community meal

BELMOND — The Trinity Lutheran Church will host “What’s for Supper?” a free community meal from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the church.

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Ferguson Painting, of Farnhamville, puts a fresh coat of white paint on the top of the First United Methodist Church's 110-foot tall bell tower Friday.

Tower gets fresh paint

The 103-year-old tower hasn’t been painted in 20 or 25 years, said church Administrative Assistant Becky Ostheimer. The work was being done by Ferguson Painting, of Farnhamville, she said. The tower once held eleven bells, ranging in weight from 550 to 3,275 pounds which were connected by ...

St. Mark’s to host ‘Revival 2017’

Fort Dodge , St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa, will host “Revival 2017” at 5 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church parking lot, 1007 First Ave. S. There will be games and activities for children and families from 3-5 p.m. Stay ...

SALT youth group is Wednesday

The First United Methodist Church youth group SALT for middle-school youths will meet at 3:30 p.m. 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 ...

Aglow International to meet Sept. 16

Aglow International will host Kerry Hadley, from rural Richland, at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Fort Dodge Public Library. Hadley is a full-time teller coordinator at her local bank and does Praise and Worship at her local church. Praise and Worship will be led by Carole Panzi and Jason Drew.

Child abuse prevention explored at Lifetree

Ways to recognize and prevent child abuse will be explored at Lifetree Cafe at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The program, titled “A Safe Place: Confronting Child Abuse in Your Corner of the World,” offers tips for recognizing signs of child abuse and ways to prevent it. Participants will ...

Lutheran Women’s Missionary Fall Rally

The Fort Dodge Zone Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will hold its Fall Rally at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 16 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Webster City. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The Rev. Mark Eichler will present a Bible study. St. Paul, Fort Dodge will present a skit. The ingathering ...

SALT is Wednesday at First UMC

The First United Methodist Church youth group SALT for middle-school youths will meet at 3:30 p.m. 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 ...

Lehigh UMC hosts supper Sept. 10

LEHIGH — The Lehigh United Methodist Church’s Second Sunday Supper is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the church. The menu will include pulled pork sandwiches, chips, pie or other dessert and ice cream and a drink. The cost is a freewill donation. Carryouts are available.

Community Mana Meal is Sept. 9

First United Methodist Church will hold their next Mana Meal at 5 p.m. on Sept. 9 at the church, 127 N. 10th St. Bingo will be played following the meal.

Theology on Tap is back at Old Boston’s

Renew International’s, Theology on Tap, is back at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Olde Boston’s Restaurant, 809 Central Ave. Enjoy an evening of great conversation and faith filled friendship, as we explore “Holiness in the Modern World”, with Fr. Patrick Behm. The first round of appetizers ...

Northfield to host Beth Moore simulcast

Northfield Church, of Fort Dodge, is serving as a host location for a live Beth Moore simulcast Sept. 16 LifeWay Christian Resources and Living Proof ministries are partnering to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore, live from Toledo, Ohio. The simulcast will feature ...

Concussions explored at Lifetree Cafe

The physical and mental toll of concussions will be discussed at Lifetree Cafe at noon and 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The program, titled “Concussions: A Former NFL Player Speaks Out,” features a filmed interview with former NFL tight end Ben Utecht, who suffered five confirmed concussions during ...

Harmony Brigade at area churches

The Harmony Brigade Barbershop Chorus will sing three songs at six area churches on Aug. 27. The schedule is 8:40 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1111 Fifth Ave. N.; 9 a.m., First Baptist Church, 28 N. 10th St.; 9:30 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, at Kennedy Park, 1415 Nelson Ave.; 10 a.m., ...

Grace Lutheran rally Sunday in the park

Grace Lutheran Church will hold its annual Rally Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the main shelter at Kennedy Park, 1415 Nelson Ave. The worship will begin with the Harmony Brigade Barbershop Chorus. During the worship service, Pastor Dan will have a “Blessing of the Backpacks” for all ...

Faith Lutheran ice cream social is Sunday

HARCOURT — The Harcourt Faith Lutheran Church will host an ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church. The menu includes beef burgers, beans, pie and homemade ice cream for a freewill offering. Everyone is welcome to attend.