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April 14, 2017
Church directory moves online
The church directory, which was printed weekly in the Dispatch's Friday Religion section, will no longer be in the paper but will be available to our readers online at bit.ly/2oa06G9 through the Dispatch website. The directory is a listing of area churches, phone numbers and addresses,...
April 14, 2017 - 12:25am
April 8, 2017
First Lutheran Church activities First Lutheran Church's Holy Week schedule is as follows: Palm Sunday, pancake breakfast by youths from 7:30-10:15 a.m. with all proceeds going toward summer adventure trips to Montana and the BWCA. Worship services will be 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m....
April 8, 2017 - 9:59pm
April 7, 2017
Clergy View: Easter Day Forecast
A friend recently spoke in passing about April 16 as Easter Day. He mentioned how on the same date in 1865, Easter dawned foul as somber worshipers...
April 7, 2017 - 6:20am
March 31, 2017
Clergy View: Speak the truth boldly, even as Minnesota Nice
I was born and bred in Minnesota. Though I lived outside of the state for a number of years, I never lost that old Minnesota accent that tells...
March 31, 2017 - 8:00am
Activities at Good Shepherd Central Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge will perform at 10 a.m. Sunday at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, 5878 Pine Beach Road, Brainerd. Wednesday Lenten service will continue to be at 7 p.m. with a soup supper at 6 p.m. For more information, call...
March 31, 2017 - 7:30am
March 24, 2017
All-you-can-eat pasta bar fundraiser set LITTLE FALLS—The Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls will host an all-you-can-eat pasta bar fundraiser...
March 24, 2017 - 7:30am
Clergy View: Live on the highest level
"If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." Romans 12:18 The Christian who wants to obey God will have enemies. When our Lord ministered on this earth, He had enemies. No matter where Paul and the other apostles went they had enemies opposing their...
March 24, 2017 - 4:30am
March 19, 2017
Lenten services at Trinity Lutheran
Lenten services are continuing at Trinity Lutheran Church of Brainerd at 6 p.m. Wednesday with the Holden Evening Prayer service and Pastor Hans Anderson will be speaking on "The Lord's Prayer and Daily Prayer." The 2017 Lenten Services in celebration of the 500th anniversary year...
March 19, 2017 - 5:30am
March 17, 2017
Lenten services at Zion Lutheran Church Wednesday Lenten services continue at Zion Lutheran Church, 220 North Eighth St., Brainerd, at noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Both services will begin with a Hymn Sing. The Board of Education and confirmation families will be serving assorted soups,...
March 17, 2017 - 3:37pm
Clergy View: Repent: Turn to Jesus and not to yourself
Five hundred years ago, the world was turned upside down—not with a weapon of mass destruction but with an instrument of mass instruction—a...
March 17, 2017 - 5:15am
March 9, 2017
Clergy View: Choosing Jesus is the first step
Jesus said the following things: "Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few," (Matt 7:13-14, Unless...
March 9, 2017 - 8:41pm
Crosslake Presbyterian welcomes Behr CROSSLAKE—Crosslake Presbyterian Church welcomes the Rev. Lilja Behr as Bridge Interim Pastor. Behr...
March 9, 2017 - 8:40pm
March 3, 2017
Clergy View: Humbly listen to God and one another
This past week in worship at Park United Methodist Church we encountered some of the words from Paul to the early church in Rome. Specifically...
March 3, 2017 - 9:30am
March 2, 2017
Church News for March 3
Gloria Dei events PEQUOT LAKES—Gloria Dei Lutheran Church will be continuing its focus on the series "The Lord's Supper - The Salutary Gift" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. This week's topic will be "Bread from Heaven." Prior to the service, from 5-6 p.m., there will be a soup and sandwich...
March 2, 2017 - 11:14pm
February 23, 2017
Clergy View: Pharaoh, Pharaoh, Let My People Think
In the Bible a story is told about a man called by God as an infant. He was rescued by a princess out of the Nile River, where he was floating...
February 23, 2017 - 11:18pm