TURKEY DINNER PLANNED BY BURLINGTON CHURCH Peace Lutheran Church of Burlington has scheduled a turkey dinner for May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner will be served in the Burlington Elementary School.
The cost will be $8 for adults and $5 for youth ages 5-12. Children under age 5 will not be charged.
To-go orders will be available.
Choice funds may be available from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.
GROWING IN FAITH TO SERVE EVENT SCHEDULED IN MINOT The next Western North Dakota Synod Growing in Faith to Serve event will be May 7 at First Lutheran Church, 120-5th Ave. NW, Minot. The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude by 4 p.m.
The Rev. Rolf Jacobson, associate professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn., will be the presenter. The topic is "The Greatest Story Never Told Preaching and Teaching in an Age of Biblical Illiteracy/Psalms."
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In these sessions, Jacobson will focus on preaching and worship as the time when the faithful gathered in order to be equipped to live as Christians in an increasingly secular culture. He will teach about how preaching and worship needs to change in order to equip Christians with the faith, practices and understandings they need in order to live faithfully in daily life.
He also will teach about the Psalms (which embody the essential spiritual practices of the life of faith) and about the biblical story (which gives the narrative that shapes the Christian life).
Participants are asked to bring their Bible.
All members of ELCA congregations may attend. Registration, $10, should be sent to WND GIFTS, c/o Jan Zook, P.O. Box 101, Bowbells, ND 58721 no later than May 3.
RUMMAGE, BAKE SALE TO BE HELD IN MINOT CHURCH The Women of Bread of Life Lutheran Church, 1415-17th Ave. SW, will host a rummage and bake sale April 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a bag sale from noon to 1 p.m.
The day will also feature morning coffee with homemade caramel rolls and doughnuts. A noon lunch will be served, starting at 11 a.m.
Proceeds of the day will be used for scholarships for youth attending Bible camp.
OLD-FASHIONED LADIES AID 'MEETING' SCHEDULED IN TIOGA An "Old-Fashioned Ladies Aid" program and luncheon will be held May 1 in Tioga First Lutheran Church (the church on the hill). The topic will be "The Threads of Life."
The speaker will be Starla Liedle, of Tioga.
The event is open to all women.
FIRST BAPTIST XYZ GROUP TO MEET THURSDAY First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW.
The program, "Uganda Mission Report," will be presented by Dick and Judy Winje, of Minot.
Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 852-4533.
EASTER CANTATA TO BE PERFORMED IN MINOT CHURCH The Easter cantata, "Shadow of the Cross," will be performed Sunday at 11 a.m. in Berean Baptist Church, 601-1st Ave. SE.
A potluck will follow.
FUNDRAISER PROCEEDS TO HELP MINOT FAMILY WITH MEDICAL EXPENSES A sloppy joe dinner and silent auction fundraiser, with matching funds through Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, will be held May 1 from noon to 2 p.m. in New Life Lutheran Church, 710-46th Ave. NE, Minot.
Proceeds of the event will be given to Art and Kathy Haskins, of Minot, to help with medical expenses. Their 16-year-old son, John, was diagnosed with Crohn's disease five years ago. Since then he has had several surgeries; the last surgery requires him to have an ileostomy bag.
DATE SET FOR ANNUAL SPRING BOUQUET EVENT ?The annual Spring Bouquet in Augustana Lutheran Church, 321 W. University Ave., will be April 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include the sale of crafts, baked goods, grandma's attic items and plants. There will also be a raffle and silent auction items to bid on.
An Oriental chicken salad, with dessert, lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $7.
SPEAKER TO ADDRESS 'OTHER END OF LIFE' ISSUES IN MINOT CHURCH James Lamb, executive director of Lutherans for Life, will address matters related to "The Other End of Life" April 30 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 200 E. Burdick Expressway.
Using God's Word, Lamb will answer questions like these: What about extraordinary treatment? How should I view ventilators and feeding tubes? But what if I am a burden? Are food and water extraordinary care? When is enough enough?
A brunch will be served following the event.
MISSIONARIES TO SPEAK IN MINOT CHURCH FRIDAY Missionary evangelists Peter Mehl, of Fargo, and Kaaren Zelfimyan, of the Ukraine, will be speaking Friday at 7 p.m. in Lighthouse Church, 1400-5th St. SW. They will also give reports from the mission field.
The two missionaries have worked together to evangelize hundreds of villages across Ukraine and Moldova. Together they have witnessed many miracles, including the documented healings of tumors, HIV, AIDS and more.
They are currently on a five-year mission to evangelize every town and village in Moldova, 1,000 in total. With an alliance of 30 Moldovian churches and 200 crusades already scheduled, plus the launching of a school for evangelists this September, they are well on their way to see their vision fulfilled.