FIRST BAPTIST HIRES EVERETT TO FILL STUDENT PASTOR POSITION ?Pastor Blake Everett has been hired to serve full time as student pastor of First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW.
Everett, a Florida native, graduated from the Baptist College of Florida in May 2010 with a bachelor's degree in Christian education. After he finished that degree he studied for four semesters at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C.
Everett interned for three of the past four summers at First Baptist, returning this past fall to serve as an intern on a temporary basis.
He has a passion for working with students, building relationships with people and sharing life with people God has put in his life.
DATE SET FOR ROAST BEEF DINNER IN RYDER The men of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ryder will serve a roast beef dinner Sunday in the church. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.
A freewill offering will be received for the dinner.
SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULED BY JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES Special events are planned April 5 and April 8 in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1100 Hiawatha St.
"How Do You View Jesus?" will be the focus of the April 5 session at 8 p.m.
A Bible-based discourse titled "Is It Later Than You Think?" will be presented April 8 at 10 a.m.
The talks are open to the public.
ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST TO BE HELD IN MINOT CHURCH ON FRIDAY A pancake, sausage and scrambled eggs breakfast will be served Friday from 7 to 10 a.m. in the Congregational United Church of Christ, 430 N. Broadway.
The charge will be $5 per person. Children age 10 and under will not be charged.
WOMEN AFFECTED BY 2011 FLOOD INVITED TO BE GUESTS AT FIRST BAPTIST WOMEN'S RETREAT "Finding Refuge," a women's retreat sponsored by First Baptist Church of Minot, will be held April 13-14 in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University. Liz Curtis Higgs, a best-selling author, will be the guest speaker.
Women whose homes were affected by the flood of 2011 will be allowed to attend free of charge as guests. To do so, they are asked to fill out a registration form, available at (www.firstbaptist-minot.org) and return the form to the church office or place it in the lock box across from the church office.
Women whose homes were not affected by the flood may continue to register for the retreat. The registration fee of $40, includes a catered box lunch.