BAXTER - The Todd Allen family will present a concert at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, 7398 Fairview Road, Baxter.
Todd and Michelle Allen and their eight children travel across the United States and Canada 365 days a year.
There is no admission fee. For more information, call the church at 829-5767.
Todd Allen family
Hinsons heading to Russia as missionaries
CROSSLAKE - Pillager High School graduate Steve Hinson and his wife, Amanda, will be discussing their upcoming mission trip to Russia during the gospel bluegrass concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church.
Steve and Amanda Hinson family
Vacation Bible school at Riverside Union
Riverside Union Church, located 8.5 miles south of Crow Wing County Fairgrounds on County Road 45 or 3.5 miles north of the Crow Wing/Morrison County line, will host vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 8-12 for kids from kindergarten through fifth grade to discover the untamed nature of God in the Wildwood Forest at Riverside Union Church.
For more information, call 829-7755.
Divorce Care for Kids class to meet
BAXTER - Divorce Care for Kids (DC4K) will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. beginning June 10 through Aug. 26 at Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in Baxter.
DC4K is a ministry tool designed for children in kindergarten through sixth-grade to help them process the pain and loss they have experienced as a result of the divorce of their parents. It includes instruction and activities that take into account the three most accepted learning styles of children: Visual, auditory and kinesthetic.
Each week there will be drama, stories, small group discussion, Bible memory verses, workbooks, snacks, exercises and music to deal with the questions, confusion, anger and hurt children of divorce often face.
Cost is $10 per child or $25 family rate. There are scholarships available.
For more information or to register, call Lakewood church at 829-7251.
75th anniversary celebration planned
BACKUS - The Backus Church of the Nazarene will have its 75th anniversary celebration service at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Southern country gospel concert planned
MERRIFIELD - In HIS Name, with special guests Bea Henderson-Sundquist and Carly and Samantha Blocker, will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 5 at the Nazarene Community Church on Crow Wing County Road 3 in Merrifield.
Global Day of Prayer
The annual Global Day of Prayer gathering will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Franklin Arts Center auditorium in Brainerd. Christians from area churches will gather to pray and worship in a concert of prayer format in conjunction with other such gatherings around the globe on this Pentecost Sunday. Participants will be praying prayers of repentance and intercession for the Brainerd area and the world.
St. Paul's Episcopal announces special Sunday service, evening service
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 408 N. Seventh St., Brainerd, will offer a special Holy Eucharist and healing service at 10 a.m. to be followed by a church school picnic in Gregory Park on Sunday.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church also will have a service of evening prayer at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
Outdoor summer worship begins at Pillager First Lutheran
PILLAGER - First Lutheran Church in Pillager will have casual outdoor worship at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in June, July and August at the park at the intersection of Cass County Road 1 and Highway 210 in Pillager.
Lord of Life summer schedule
BAXTER - Sunday mornings during the summer, Lord of Life will have one worship service at 9:30 a.m. The service will be followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and a discussion of the day's topic at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday evening worship will be at 6 p.m. followed by discussion at 6:45 p.m.
The theme for the summer, "The Long Road Home to Jesus" will focus on key Old Testament stories that address some of life's tough questions.
Special children's learning activities will be offered during both discussion times.
Teen Challenge to perform
Teen Challenge of Brainerd will lead the congregation of South Long Lake Presbyterian Church in worship on Sunday. In music and personal testimony, the power of God to radically change lives will be heard.
The 48-voice choir will lead the service that starts at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed by a potluck brunch.
For more information, call Pastor Bob at 821-2170.
The church is located about eight miles south of Brainerd on Highway 25 at 7519 Church Road.
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