HILLMAN - Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hillman, will be holding a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Sunday worship service is held at 9:30 a.m. Immanuel is located at the junction of Hwy. 27 and CR 47.
Groundbreaking of Cushing church
CUSHING - Members of Bethany Lutheran Church, an ELCA congregation from Cushing, recently broke ground for their new church building which will be located on Morrison County Road 11, south of Cushing. The congregation of just over 100 members has outgrown its existing 100-year-old church building located north of the railroad tracks in Cushing.
Construction will begin with the church to be completed by September.
Brainerd Lakes Area Women Connection
Brainerd Lakes Area Women Connection is hosting a luncheon on May 8 from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Red Roof Inn located in Brainerd. Speaker will be Mary Lou Farquharson, "Turning Problems into Possibilities." She will share the building blocks for a stable and successful life. Kristin Gangle, personal trainer, is our special feature. She will discuss the benefits from exercise at every age. Joanie L. Anderson is our music guest. RSVP to Dolly at 829-2234. Free childcare is available with request. Cost: $13 all-inclusive including a luncheon.
St. Andrew's Guild meetings
St. Joseph's Guild will meet at noon Thursday at Rockwoods Grille; St. Patrick's Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Esther Reagan's; St. Michael's Guild will meet at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Jack's House; St. Christopher's Guild will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lakes Area Senior Center for lunch followed by a meeting at 12:30 p.m. at St. Andrew's. Dolly Anderson will hostess.
Lasagna dinner planned
NISSWA - The Christ Community Church missions team of adults and youth will be traveling to West Virginia this summer on a missions trip. To help with the cost of the trip, a lasagna fundraiser dinner is planned following the 10:15 a.m. worship service Sunday at Christ Community Church.
Rummage sale planned
BAXTER - Lord of Life Lutheran Church will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 9 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10. Proceeds will go to the ELCA youth gathering and Thunder Bay, Canada, mission trip.
Presbyterian strings host gospel jam
The Presbyterian Strings will host a community gospel jam at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church of Brainerd. Bring your instruments.
AWANA picnic and awards night
NISSWA - Christ Community Church's AWANA program will have a fellowship picnic meal beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church followed by the presentation of awards to participating children.
For more information, call the church at 963-2626.
Ministerial Association meeting
BAXTER - The Ministerial Association will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Baxter. The program will be a report from the task force working with the Brainerd School District, seeking ways for the church community to partner with the school community as we deal with the transitions that our community will experience during the coming school year. An election of officers for 2008-09 will be held.
A light lunch will be served. All area clergy are invited.
Good Shepherd worship service planned
MERRIFIELD - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be holding worship service at 4 p.m. May 11 at Ossipee Community Church, (Hwy. 3 and County Road 109 intersection).
The home congregation of Good Shepherd is located in Corcoran; however, Good Shepherd is now holding monthly worship services at Ossipee to serve the distant members and those in the area who desire to hear God's word.
Good Shepherd is a member congregation of the greater LCR (Lutheran Churches of the Reformation).
For more information, call Chuck and Carol North at 765-4146 or Pastor Pederson (763) 494-5164 or visit orthodoxlutheran.org.
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