CHRISTMAS MUSICAL TO BE PRESENTED "Celebrate the Wonder," a Christmas musical, will be presented Sunday at 8:30 and 9:50 a.m. in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW, Minot.
PRIMETIMERS TO MEET THURSDAY The PrimeTimers Fellowship group will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Our Redeemer's Church, 700-16th Ave. SE.
The program, "Musical Voices," will be directed by Lynette Tonneson, of Minot.
Refreshments will be potluck.
RETROUVAILLE WEEKEND PLANNED IN BISMARCK The Diocese of Bismarck, Office of Family Ministry, will sponsor a Retrouvaille Weekend Jan. 18-20 in Bismarck. Retrouvaille is a Christian peer ministry program for couples in hurting marriages.
The goals of the Retrouvaille weekend are to promote personal and couple healing, provide an environment for spiritual growth, create an empowering environment, teach the technique of dialogue, affirm the couples and help build their confidence, and help couples to incorporate the values of Retrouvaille into their married relationship.
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Registration is limited and only accepted through an interview process which is strictly confidential. This program is open to any married couple regardless of faith affiliation. For information on this weekend call Joyce at Office of Family Ministry, 222-3035, toll free 1-877-405-7435 or go to (www.retrouvaille.org).
BENEFIT BREAKFAST SET: The Minot Knights of Columbus No. 9906 will have a Benefit Breakfast Sunday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the St. Leo's Church basement. The breakfast will include french toast, country style sausage and scrambled eggs. Proceeds of the freewill offering will benefit Scholarships for Seminarians.
SOUTHSIDE CHURCH PLANS SKITS "Not What I Wanted," "Wise Men Don't Gripe," and "Are We Nearly There Yet" are some of the skits that will be presented during the Christmas program Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Southside Church of the Nazarene in Minot. Both adults and children will be involved in sharing the Christmas story, both traditional and contemporary, as well as leading in worship of "Emmanuel, God With Us." The program is open to the public and there will be a potluck lunch at the church following the program. Southside Church is located at 2220-24th Ave. SE, just south of the Wallwork Truck Center off of the U.S. Highway 2 and 52 Bypass. Call 852-0684 for more information.
DATES, TIMES SET FOR ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES ?Dates and times have been set for Advent penance services in Minot. They will be:
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m., St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 2600 W. Central Ave.
Sunday, Dec. 16, 5 p.m., Little Flower Catholic Church, 919-8th St. NW.
Monday, Dec. 17, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 707-16th Ave. SW.