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Lord of Life Lutheran Church recently confirmed the following students: Kasey Ha1 / 2
Jack Pearson in concert Jack Pearson of Minneapolis will be in concert at 2 p.m.2 / 2

New Beginnings Bible Church to begin

New Beginnings Bible Church begins life on Sunday. This is a non-denominational church that will seek to blend the traditional and contemporary worship styles with the preaching of the Bible.

Bob Kemper, the former pastor of South Long Lake Presbyterian Church, will be the shepherd. Musicians are needed to help lead the congregation in worship. Anyone who has musical gifts, a call, experience, and is not presently serving a church but wants to participate in leading in the worship experience is encouraged to call Pastor Bob Kemper at 821-2170 or bring your instruments to the service.

New Beginnings Bible Church will meet on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. in the former Temple Baptist Church on 10th and Oak Streets whose congregation has moved to its new location at Ninth and Laurel in Brainerd. There is a nursery that overlooks the sanctuary where the service can be seen and heard.

Children’s church will meet during the message portion of the service where the kids will enjoy age appropriate lessons, music and crafts. The worship service will be followed by a coffee fellowship time in the adjoining soup kitchen building.

Sweetheart bake and candy walk

GARRISON — There will be a sweetheart bake and candy walk at Light of the Cross Church, Garrison, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12. Light of the Cross is located two blocks west of the Super Valu in Garrison.

Gospel concert  

DEERWOOD — There will be a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Salem Lutheran Church in Deerwood. It will feature The Allen Family, The Popple Hill String Band and Denise Kalivik. They will be collecting a freewill offering to support our mission trip to Honduras as the group leaves Feb. 16 and will be building new classrooms at the Helping Hands Orphanage in La Ermita. There will be a free Valentine meal before the concert at the church at 5 p.m. For those who wish to join us for dinner, call the church at 534-3309 as the meal is limited to 125 people.

Bible workshop  

BAXTER — An evening Bible workshop called “Know Jesus, Connect with Jesus, Live for Jesus” will begin 7 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baxter. This three-course workshop is designed to help participants build their relationship with Jesus. Sessions will be at 7 p.m. on most Tuesdays, beginning with course one: “Know Jesus.” Free baby-sitting will be provided for all participants courtesy of Christ Ev. Lutheran Church. All materials are free.

For more information and a complete schedule, contact Christ Lutheran Church at 829-4105 or This free Bible workshop is sponsored by Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baxter.

Valentine banquet  

BAXTER — First Baptist Church in Baxter will be having a Valentine banquet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11. The cost is $7.50 per person. Reservations may be made by calling the church at 829-5767. The Great Adventure Gospel Band will be presenting 

a live concert following the banquet. The band is made up of the Garms Family each singing and playing a stringed instrument. More information may be seen on their website,

South Long Lake Presbyterian Church services

The congregation of South Long Lake Presbyterian Church will be meeting for services at the Long Lake Town Hall, 9033 State Highway 25, Brainerd, at 9:30 a.m. beginning Sunday. For more information call 828-3317.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church events

A Valentine’s dinner will be 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. The dinner is sponsored by Prince of Peace youths.

A congregational voters’ meeting will be Feb. 13 following services with a potluck immediately after at the church.

The church is located at 6311 Mildred Road, Baxter.

Used book sale at Park

Park United Methodist Women will have a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 315 N. Sixth St. Books are available for all ages. A soup luncheon will be available.

Men’s Club spaghetti supper

Park United Methodist Men’s Club will have its annual spaghetti supper from 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 315 N. Sixth St. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12 for all you can eat.

Jack Pearson in concert Jack Pearson of Minneapolis will be in concert at 2 p.m. Feb. 13 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Pearson plays guitar, fiddle, five-string banjo, mandolin, dobro and an assortment of small percussion instruments, including his one and only toy box lid.