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Church news-Dec. 21


■ A Christian Nativity Mystery Lecture planned

A Christian Nativity Mystery Lecture presenting the Mystery of the Birth of Two Jesus children, reconcilling the major differences of the Nativity accounts of Matthew and Lukes Geneologies will be 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 29 at the Brainerd Public Library. Free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Great River Anthroposophical Circle. Wayne Smith will present.

■ Christmas week at

Trinity Lutheran

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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