Faith briefs, April 5

Our Redeemer's sets Holy Week services PUPOSKY--Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church will hold the following Holy Week services: Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. on April 14, Pancake Supper 4 to 7 p.m. on April 14, Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on Apr...


Our Redeemer's sets Holy Week services

PUPOSKY-Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church will hold the following Holy Week services: Palm Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. on April 14, Pancake Supper 4 to 7 p.m. on April 14, Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on April 19, and Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. on April 21. The church is located at 1214 Durand Drive NW, Puposky.

Bemidji Area Women's Luncheon planned

BEMIDJI-Area women are invited to the Christian Women's Luncheon at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 15, at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE.

Along with the meal, the program will feature Amy Nelson from Netzer's Floral who will share about succulents. Rita Weber from Sioux Falls, S.D., will speak on "A Trip to Remember." Cost of meal and program is $12. To make reservations, call Linda at (218) 444-4709 or Carolyn at (218) 751-4597. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Speaker Robynne B. to visit Mt. Zion Church

BEMIDJI-Mt. Zion Church of Bemidji will host guest speaker Robynne B. during their regular worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 414 Lincoln Ave. SE.

Robynne B. is a Jewish believer who grew up in New York City and now lives in Tel Aviv, Israel, serving as an outreach coordinator for Chosen People Ministries. Her testimony includes being healed from a life-threatening illness. The meeting is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken.

Trinity Lutheran Church to hold Holy Week services

CASS LAKE-Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) will hold Holy Week services: 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday services on April 14, 5 p.m. Maundy Thursday services on April 18, and 5 p.m. Food Friday services on April 19. There will be a continental breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 21, and worship with Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. The church is located at 6810 U.S. Highway 2, Cass Lake.

Holy Week services at Laporte Trinity Lutheran

LAPORTE-Holy Week services at Trinity Lutheran of Laporte will be as follows:

April 18: Maundy Thursday service at 6:30 p.m. with Holy Communion.


April 19: Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m.

April 21: Easter Sunday Sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast following. The second service will be held at 10 a.m.

New Salem Church rummage and bake sale

TURTLE RIVER-New Salem Lutheran Church will host their annual Rummage and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. Free coffee all day, plus lots of clothing, household items and treats available for purchase, along with a $1 bag sale on rummage items from 1 to 2 p.m. New Salem Lutheran Church is located at 7491 Island View Drive NE.

Bemidji Baptist potluck on March 31

BEMIDJI-Bemidji Baptist Church will host a free potluck meal following the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, March 31. The church is located at 2130 Paul Bunyan Drive SE; just south of Northwest Technical College. For more information, call (218) 751-9311 or visit for details.

Zion Lutheran to host community meal

BLACKDUCK-The Zion Lutheran Church of Blackduck will host a community meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1, at the church, 217 Main St. The free meal is open to everyone in the community.


Sacred Heart Church rummage sale April 6

WILTON-Sacred Heart Church of Wilton is hosting a fundraising rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, in the social hall, 135 Third St. NW. Arrive early for the best selection; funds will be used to support the church and local community. A luncheon of barbecues, hot dogs, chips and dessert will also be available.

This is a multi-family sale, it includes antiques, furniture, bikes, clothing, linens, toys and more.

Zion Lutheran to hold Lenten supper, worship

BLACKDUCK-Zion Lutheran will hold a midweek Lenten soup supper and worship on Wednesdays,April 3 and April 10. Supper will begin at 5 p.m. with worship starting at 6 p.m., each night. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 217 Main St. NW, Blackduck. Contact (218) 835-4530 for more information.

'Faith Discovery' at New Salem

TURTLE RIVER-Starting Wednesday, March 13, New Salem Lutheran Church will offer "Faith Discovery," a spiritual learning opportunity for youth and their families. Since many young families travel for various activities on the weekend and may not get to Sunday School as often as they would like, this midweek gathering similar to Sunday School was created for families to participate together. While the program is geared more toward children in the fourth grade and older, all are welcome. The "Faith Discovery" evenings are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month during the school year and begin with a simple supper at 5:30 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. by scripture readings, discussions and other activities to foster faith growth.

For more information, contact the church at (218) 586-2262. New Salem Lutheran Church is located at 7491 Island View Drive NE, Turtle River.


Lenten services in Turtle River

TURTLE RIVER-New Salem Lutheran Church in Turtle River will host midweek Lenten services on April 3 and April 10. The services will start at 7 p.m. and focus on the "I am" statements of Jesus.

All are welcome to come and share in this time of worship and reflection.

New Salem Lutheran is located 10 miles north of Bemidji on U.S. Highway 71.

Fish fry dinner in Laporte

LAPORTE-The Knights of Columbus Mother Teresa Council will hold a Fish Fry Dinner 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at St. Theodore's Church, 580 County Road 39, Laporte.

The menu consists of fish, coleslaw, french fries or homemade chips and coffee and lemonade. The cost is $10 per person, but not more than $30 for a family. Proceeds go toward Council activities in the communities. Everyone is welcome. For questions, call (218) 407-7862.

Lenten services at Trinity Lutheran


CASS LAKE-Trinity Lutheran Church, at 6810 U.S. Highway 2 W, invites the public to join them for worship and fellowship this Lenten season. On Wednesdays, through April 10, services will be at 5:30 p.m. with a light soup supper afterward at 6 p.m. All are welcome. For questions, contact Orin Jensen at (218) 547-4823 or .

Ministry of Caring conference April 25

BEMIDJI-The Ministry of Caring Caregivers conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S. The keynote speaker will be Steve Zvonar, Board Certified Health Coach and Chiropractic Doctor focused on Functional Medicine, presenting 'Engaging in the Power of Emotion to Live a Purposeful Life.'

During this day-long conference, Dr. Zvonar will lead an interactive program to explore the positive side of four key emotions: anger, sadness, fear and happiness.

Registration fees are: $90 before April 23 then price goes up to $100, $35 for Students. Fee includes snacks, lunch & full-day presentation designed to meet MN Board of Nursing Continuing Education requirements for 6.5 CEUs. To register, call Cheryl Yarnott at (218) 214-0805.

Open Labyrinth schedule at First Lutheran Church

BEMIDJI-First Lutheran Church will have Open Labyrinth any time the church is open, check hours and availability by visiting or by calling (218) 444-5302. There will be special Open Labyrinth events twice in 2019: Thursday, June 13 and Thursday, Dec. 12, which fall during the Spring and Winter Solstice months.


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