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Church News-Jan. 25

■ CCC to host MN

Teen Challenge Choir

NISSWA — Christ Community Church, 24646 Hazelwood Dr., Nisswa, will host the MN Teen Challenge Choir at 10 a.m. Sunday. Join us for praise and worship and testimonies from the choir. There will be a potluck luncheon immediately following the service. For more information call 963-2626.

■ Groundhog Day feed

LITTLE FALLS — The Groundhog Day Feed at Zion Lutheran Church in Little Falls will be 4-6 p.m. Feb. 2. Drawings for treasured items will be held. Tickets are available at Zion now and at the door on Groundhog Day. Donations will go to the Morrison County Food Shelf and Zion’s Building Fund.

■ Trinity Lutheran to hold

semi-annual meeting

Trinity Lutheran Church of Brainerd will be holding its semi-annual meeting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Church President Kari Christenson will be presiding at the meeting. The meeting will include the congregational reports and a vote to approve the revised Trinity Constitution.

Two worship services with Holy Communion will be held at 8:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with intern Katie Slack preaching. At 9:30 a.m. there will be an education hour for all ages.

Wednesday evening services continue at 6 p.m. The 30-minute service is informal with Holy Communion being served.

Trinity is located at 1420 South 6th St. For more information call 829-5147 or visit

■ Martin Luther College

Choir concert

The Martin Luther College Choir of New Ulm will present a sacred concert titled “Wait on the Lord” at Christ Lutheran Church in Baxter at 7 p.m. Feb. 22. The concert is one of several the choir is presenting as part of their spring tour of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain states. It will feature music by Bach, Sweelinck, Holz, Mealor and others. The public is invited to attend. A freewill offering will be gathered to assist with travel expenses for the choir. Call 829-4105 or visit for more information.

Martin Luther College is owned and operated by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. The mission of the school is preparing pastors, teachers, and staff ministers to serve the congregations of the synod.

■ Eckankar meeting

Have you had a spiritual experience? Join us for a free discussion from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Brainerd Public Library, 416 S. Fifth St., Brainerd.

For more information, call 612-643-5155 or visit

Presented by Eckankar MN Satsang Society, Religion of the Light & Sound of God.

■ Soup supper planned

LITTLE FALLS — The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls will host an all-you-can-eat soup supper fund raiser from 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 2 at St. Francis Convent, Little Falls. Three varieties of homemade soups: chicken wild rice, beef barley vegetable and bean and ham, fresh baked cracked wheat and white bread, homemade bars and beverages will be served. Ticket prices include adults, $7.50; children 5-12 years, $4; children under 5 years, free. Dinner tickets will be available at the door or by calling 320-632-2981. Proceeds from the soup supper will benefit St. Francis Health and Recreation Center and St. Francis Music Center, Little Falls. For more information, contact 320-632-2981 or

■ Park UMC sponsored

Winter Wonder Day

Park UMC will be sponsoring a Winter Wonder Day at their New Light Campus, 13091 Meredith Dr., Baxter, at 1 p.m. Sunday for younger adults and families. Dress warmly and bring a blanket as there will be a horse-drawn hay ride. Also bring sleds for sledding. Snacks and hot drinks will be provided. RSVP now by calling 829-4116.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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