NYGARD TO PREACH THIS WEEKEND IN CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH The Rev. Mark Nygard will preach at all worship services in Christ Lutheran Church, 502-17th St. NW, today at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m.
Nygard and his wife, Linda, who are missionaries to Egypt, will also share their world mission experience during a presentation Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the church Fellowship Hall.
The Nygards grew up in Minot, served as missionaries in Senegal, West Africa. Nygard has served as pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Glenburn and Trinity Lutheran Church in Lansford. Mark has been teaching at seminary in Cairo, Egypt. They are now in the United States due to the turmoil in Egypt.
Rev. Mark Nygard
MEN'S MINISTRY GROUP TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER IN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Steve DeWitt will be a guest speaker March 5 in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW. The program, specifically for men, will begin at 8 a.m. with breakfast and conclude at 11 a.m.
DeWitt's topic will be "Biblical Manhood," specifically, "Manhood and the Wisdom of God." His message will be about men incorporating and trusting God's wisdom rather than their own.
Reservations are requested no later than Monday by calling 852-4533 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $5 per person.
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The men's ministry of First Baptist is hosting the event.
ANNUAL AUGUSTANA MEN'S MEATBALL DINNER The annual Augustana Men's Swedish meatball dinner will be March 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church, 321 W. University Ave.
Tickets are $8, with no charge for pre-schoolers.
Advance tickets are available by calling 838-9563.
FIRST LUTHERAN TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER WEDNESDAY Author Leonard Sax will be a guest speaker Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in First Lutheran Church Parish Center, 120-5th Ave. NW. The regular Wednesday school schedule has been cleared to accommodate his address.
His talk will focus on his book "Girls on the Edge," which identifies factors threatening the mental and physical well-being of young women today, including a highly sexualized culture, obsessive behaviors related to self-image, technology and environmental factors.
The event is free.