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Religion Briefs

COVID restrictions set at Holy Trinity

Activities at Holy Trinity Parish in Fort Dodge are subject to some new rules issued by Bishop Walker Nickless, leader of the Diocese of Sioux City, and the COVID-19 Task Force. There will be no change to the current attendance and scheduling protocols for all sacraments, weekend and weekday ...

CDA to meet Thursday

Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 216, will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Corpus Christi Center, 402 N. Eighth St. New member initiation Mass will be held followed by dinner, Christmas Card Project, and meeting. Contact Betty Kelly at 573-2512 no later than noon ...

Trunk-or-Treat planned at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N., will hold Trunk-or-Treat on Oct. 25. The festivities will begin at 3 p.m. with a pumpkin decorating contest. Participants should bring their own pumpkins. At 5 p.m. participants will be able to go trick-or-treating by going to the cars in ...

Lord’s portion dinner in Lehigh Oct. 24

LEHIGH — Lehigh Methodist Church is holding a Lord’s portion dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the church. The meal will be drive up or carry out only. The menu is scalloped potatoes with ham, coleslaw or broccoli salad, fresh baked dinner roll and pie. Cost is $8 per meal with children ...

Gowrie UMC lasagna dinner is Oct. 18

GOWRIE — Gowrie United Methodist Church, Gowrie, is holding a drive-thru lasagna dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the church. A freewill offering will be accepted.

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League fall rally set for Sept. 26

The Fort Dodge Zone Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will hold its fall rally at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1023 S. 27th St. The hosts include Prince of Peace and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. A Bible study will be presented by Rev. Kendall Meyer from St. Paul ...

Bishop Nickless to help lead novena

On Aug. 10, a derecho storm blew through the state of Iowa damaging 14 million acres of cropland, representing over 50 percent of all of Iowa’s cropland, and destroying farm buildings, silos and rural communities. The town of Cedar Rapids was also devastated. One of the themes Saint Paul ...

Immanuel Lutheran Church steak sandwich supper Sept. 13

ROCKWELL CITY — The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League of Immanuel Lutheran Church will serve its annual steak sandwich supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the church five miles east of Rockwell City on D36 (old Highway 20). The menu includes a ribeye steak sandwich or ...

Holy Trinity Parish offers class for men

That Man is You is an interactive men’s program combining the best research from science with the teachings of the Catholic Faith and the wisdom of the Saints to develop the vision of a man fully alive. Holy Trinity Parish begins That Man is You on Saturday, September 19th at 6:00 am at ...

Parking lot service is Sunday

Second Baptist Church will be hosting its service from the parking lot on Sunday. The service begins at 11 a.m. The Rev. Rob Johnson, executive minister, will deliver the sermon. All are welcome.

Diocese staffers get new roles

Two employees of the Diocese of Sioux City have new roles. Dawn Prosser is now the director of communication. She will continue as media director for The Lumen newspaper and social media platforms. Susan O’Brien is now the director of stewardship and development. She will continue to ...

LCMS VBS is Tuesday and Wednesday

The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod of Fort Dodge is holding a walk-through vacation bible school at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1436 21st Ave. N., on Tuesday and Wednesday. Sign-up at www.goodshepherdfortdodge.org or on Facebook pages for Good Shepherd Fort Dodge or St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Corpus Christi to open for private prayer

Holy Trinity Parish will open Corpus Christi Church, 402 N. Eighth St., for private prayer twice a week as the first step in opening to the public. The prayer service will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning June 16 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Limited space will be open and COVID-19 ...

Zion Lutheran Church accepting grant applications

GOWRIE — The Zion Endowed Benevolence Team of Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, is soliciting grant applications for 2020. The purpose of the Endowed Benevolence Program is to extend and enrich the kingdom of God by witnessing in word and deed to people in need both directly and through ...

Safety seminar for churches postponed

A Webster County Emergency Management safety seminar for county churches and faith-based organizations that was scheduled for March 28 has been postponed. For questions, call 515-573-1403 or email ema@webstercountyia.org.

Manson St. Thomas Catholic Church roast beef dinner is March 22

MANSON — Manson St. Thomas Catholic Church is holding a roast beef dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 22 in the parish hall. The menu is roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad, pie and beverage. Tickets are $13 per person with children age 5 years and under free. Proceeds ...

Mossman has been named director of Evangelical Mission

The Rev. Jim Mossman has been named director of Evangelical Mission for the Western Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Mossman’s new call is a partnership between the ELCA’s churchwide ministries and the Western Iowa Synod. He will work with congregations in the ...

Candyland Carnival at CCS March 7

Community Christian School, 2406 9 1/2 Ave S., will hold Candyland Carnival from 4 to 7 p.m. March 7. The event is a family-focused, carnival-style extravaganza utilizing virtually every room in the school building. Games, prizes, a bouncy house, face painting and treats will all be ...

Mallard Trinity Lutheran to hold soup dinner

MALLARD — Mallard Trinity Lutheran Church is holding a soup dinner from 11 a.m. to noon March 8. Chili, chicken noodle soup, lettuce sandwiches, brownies and ice cream will be served for a freewill donation. Donations will benefit the ladies local mission projects.

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry is Friday

The Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fry is 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Corpus Christi Center, 405 N. Eighth St. Dinners are $10 for fried or baked fish or shrimp and $11 for fish and shrimp combination dinner. The dinners include french fries or baked potato, cole slaw, fresh roll, ice ...