Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:40:45 EDTFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:40:45 EDT in Moorlandhttp://www.messengernews.net - United Church of Christ Congregational in Moorland was once attended so well the church was forced to expand. But now, after 128 years of serving its community, the church is set to close Aug. 23.Sat, 8 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSt. Olaf to launch Ignitehttp://www.messengernews.net Olaf Lutheran Church is restructuring its Christian education program in hopes of getting more kids to church. Instead of Sunday school, youth are now invited to Ignite, a youth program that will be Wednesday evenings, starting Sept. 9.Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTRiverside United Methodist has 'Healing Meals'http://www.messengernews.net free bimonthly meals at Riverside United Methodist Church are open for anybody who wants to stretch their budget, or just get out and be social.Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWorship and prayerhttp://www.messengernews.net - A new, informal prayer and worship meeting is getting started in Gowrie. According to Laura Rollefson, there is a need in the area for both deeper times of prayer, and for worshipping with more up-beat music.Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTGiving people a reason to get togetherhttp://www.messengernews.net BEND - Music can lift the soul. It can also draw people together, and both effects are what organizers said they intend to happen when the annual Grotto Gospel Songfest is staged from 2 to 5 p.m.Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT