Religion Briefs

Animal blessing Oct. 3

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and Grace Lutheran Church are holding an animal blessing at 2 p.m. Oct. 3 in the St. Mark’s parking lot, 1007 First Ave. S. Bring your furry or feathered friends on their leashes or in their cages, and a lawn chair for yourself, to have those members of your ...

Epworth UMC chili and baked potato bar Sunday

The Women of Epworth United Methodist Church, 2025 11th Ave. S., are holding a chili and baked potato bar luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Sunday. The luncheon will be served with dessert and a beverage for a freewill donation. Carryout will be available. For more information, call 573-4415.

Holy Trinity spaghetti dinner Oct. 3

Holy Trinity Parish spaghetti dinner is 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Corpus Christi Center, 405 N. Eighth St. The dinner will be drive-thru only. Homebound deliveries will take place between 4 and 5 p.m. To request homebound delivery, call 955-6077, ext. 2024, by Sept. 29. Tickets are $10 per dinner.

Bell to be installed as Second Baptist pastor

The Rev. Robert Bell, of Des Moines, will be installed as the new pastor of Second Baptist Church at 3 p.m. on Sept. 19. Jonathan Whitfield, pastor of Corinthian Baptist Church of Des Moines, is the guest speaker. The church is located at 1827 Fourth Ave. S.

LWML Fall Rally Sept. 18

WEBSTER CITY — The Fort Dodge Zone Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will hold its fall rally at 9 a.m. Sept. 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Webster City. The Rev. B. Keith Haney, assistant to the Iowa District West president, will be the main speaker. Ingathering will go to the LCMS ...

Lehigh Methodist to hold Second Sunday Supper

LEHIGH — The Second Sunday Supper at the Lehigh Methodist Church will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. The menu includes hot beef sandwiches with mashed potatoes, vegetables, desserts and a drink. Freewill offerings will be accepted. The plan is to allow people to dine inside or carryout ...