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Faith briefs, Aug. 31

Businessmen's Fellowship America to meet

BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship America will meet at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1, in the Beltrami Electric Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The guest speaker will be Paul Hofland, who "has worked with children and adults on biblical healing doing weekend retreats," according to a press release. He also has taught courses on biblical finances in marriage. He and his wife have seven children and nine grandchildren, and live close to Bemidji on Lake Beltrami.

A light breakfast will be served. The event is open to the public.

Sacred Heart Church hosts chicken ham dinner

WILTON—Sacred Heart Church will host its 82nd annual chicken and ham dinner bazaar, bake sale and silent auction from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. Cost is $11 for adults 13 and older, $5 for children 6-12, and free for children younger than 6. Sacred Heart Church is located at 135 Third St.

Trinity Lutheran Church plans open house

CASS LAKE—Trinity Lutheran Church will host a youth and community open house from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. The event will include hamburgers, hotdogs, as well as a number of activities, such as face painting, ring toss, cornhole and yard Jenga, among others, according to a press release. Trinity Lutheran Church is located at 6810 Highway 2 W.

Debs, Puposky churches change service times

DEBS—Starting Sunday, Sept. 2, Our Redeemer's in Puposky and Trinity Lutheran in Debs will change worship times. The schedule change will be for a full year.

Trinity Lutheran will have a 9 a.m. worship service. Coffee will be held after the service on the first Sunday of the month. Our Redeemer's will have a worship service at 10:30 a.m. A potluck will be held after the service on the first Sunday and rolls and coffee will be offered before the service on the third Sunday of the month.

St. Ann's Fall Festival on Sept. 16

BLACKDUCK—The St. Ann's Fall Festival will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the church hall. They will be serving at pork loin dinner, dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetables, buns, homemade pie and beverage. Cost is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and younger children are free. There also will be crafts, baked goods and produce and a cake walk. The raffle drawing also will be held at the festival.