Faith briefs - Friday Nov. 6
Fellowship group to meet Saturday BEMIDJI--The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship meeting is scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Beltrami Electric community room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. Breakfast will be served. The guest speake...
Fellowship group to meet Saturday
BEMIDJI-The Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship meeting is scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Beltrami Electric community room, 4111 Technology Drive NW.
Breakfast will be served. The guest speaker will be Jason Riggs, a sergeant with the Beltrami County Sheriff's Department. He serves as the Headwaters SWAT team Commander and has been on the SWAT team for 12 years. He has also served on the Blackduck City Council as councilman and mayor
Riggs has been married to Kathleen for 17 years and has five children and they are active members of the First Assembly of God Church in Nymore.
Taize Worship at Calvary Lutheran
BEMIDJI-The community is welcome to attend a Taize Worship service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. SE.
The reflective prayer service will include music from the ecumenical Christian community of Taize, France, as well as Scripture, prayer and silence. Following the service, attendees are welcome to stay for a time of learning about the French community itself, as well as discussion about the spirit of Taize in our own faith and practice.
Fall bazaar at St. Peter's Catholic Church
PARK RAPIDS-The fall bazaar will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, 305 West 5th Street in Park Rapids. Coffee and rolls will be served at 9 a.m. and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bazaar will include area crafts, children's dollar store, huge bake sale and door prizes. There is free admission to the bazaar.
Evangelical Free Church collection site for program
BEMIDJI -The Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji will serve as a collection site for Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project of its kind.
The operating hours, where anyone can drop off a gift-filled shoebox to send to a child overseas, will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 16-20, 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at the Evangelical Free Church, 115 Carr Lake Road SW. The annual Samaritan's Purse project is a favorite of many area residents, families, churches and groups who spread joy to millions of children around the world by filling shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement, a release said.
For more information about how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call (218) 751-8834.