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September 15, 2017
Dedication of Little Free Library BAXTER—Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baxter will be dedicating a Little Free Library at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. This library is located by the bike trail on Jasper Wood Drive. The public is invited to use this library at any time....
September 15, 2017 - 11:35am
Clergy View: Seek wise counsel
Everyone gives counsel. Everyone has an opinion or advice. The key skill we need to learn is how to sift through all the different counsel and...
September 15, 2017 - 11:00am
September 8, 2017
Upcoming youth events at Gloria Dei PEQUOT LAKES—Gloria Dei Lutheran Church will be starting Sunday school and teen study at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Wednesday night Youth Group kickoff will be 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. All community youths are welcome. Rally Sunday planned at Our Savior's...
September 8, 2017 - 10:55am
September 1, 2017
Eckankar open discussion There will be an Eckankar open discussion from 1-2:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Brainerd Public Library, 416 S. Fifth St., Brainerd. Make today's life better by understanding past lives. You are soul and therefore, you are eternal. You existed before birth and...
September 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
Clergy View: There are heroes among us
Sometimes I feel so inadequate helping people struggling with addiction and it can be as overwhelming as floodwaters. The problem is so vast...
September 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 25, 2017
Church News for Aug. 25
Bethel Lutheran Church activities Pastor Jeff Macejkvoic will lead the 12th Sunday of Pentecost service at Bethel Lutheran Church, South Long Lake, beginning at 9 a.m. Coffee fellowship will follow at 10 a.m. A new Bible study will begin on the "Miracles of Jesus" at 6:30 p.m. Monday....
August 25, 2017 - 2:30pm
August 18, 2017
Haataja to be guest speaker Steven Haataja, Menahga, will be a guest speaker 11 a.m. Sunday at the Brainerd Laestadian Lutheran Church morning worship services. After the services, a potluck, fundraising lunch will be served in the church dining room. Music jam/ice cream social planned...
August 18, 2017 - 11:00am
August 11, 2017
Riverside Union Church ice cream and pie social Riverside Union Church will have an ice cream and pie social from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. There will be crafts and baked goods for sale. The church is located 8.5 miles south of the fairgrounds on County Road 45 or 3.5 miles north of the...
August 11, 2017 - 12:30pm
August 4, 2017
Pie and ice cream social planned PINE RIVER—There will be a pie and ice cream social at Maple Hill Lutheran Church, 3986 44th St. SW, rural Pine River, from 4:30-7 p.m. Sunday. There will be a freewill offering. Proceeds to pay for vacation Bible school. Corn boil set for Friday...
August 4, 2017 - 11:00am
July 28, 2017
Clergy View: Miracle of God's Love
Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old son, Michael, prepare...
July 28, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 21, 2017
Clergy View: Somebody was thinking
If you are a Minnesota Twins fan over the age of 50, you might recognize the name Rich Rollins. Although he never made an All-Star squad, we...
July 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
July 14, 2017
Dwight Palmquist at Crosslake Church CROSSLAKE—Dwight Palmquist, pastor from the Philippines, will share his adventures and stories at 6...
July 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 6, 2017
Clergy View: True change comes from the inside out
I'm on vacation, and I don't do cartoons like Billy in the comic section Family Circus of the Dispatch. However, I'll share a brief true story that happened to a pastor friend years ago. His son was being very disruptive in his behavior. The boy was running in and out of the house...
July 6, 2017 - 8:40pm
Church News for July 7
Bazaar and bake sale planned PEQUOT LAKES—There will be a bazaar and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday (Bean Hole Day) at Our Savior's...
July 6, 2017 - 8:40pm
June 30, 2017
Clergy View: Are you free?
The Fourth of July is a celebration of freedom for our country. We enjoy the benefits of freedoms that are ours because of the extraordinary...
June 30, 2017 - 11:30am