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Religion briefs: July 24


Sauer to speak at Bethel Lutheran in Round Lake

ROUND LAKE — Megan Sauer will present a video and talk about her experiences in Israel during the Bible study hour Sunday at Bethel Lutheran Church, Round Lake.


Worship service is at 9 a.m., followed by fellowship at 10 a.m. and Sauer’s presentation at 10:30 a.m.

Sauer recently visited the Holy Land with a group from Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato. She is the daughter of Barry and Kerry Sauer, Lismore.

VBS begins Sunday at Worthington Christian

WORTHINGTON — Vacation Bible School will be Sunday through July 31 at Worthington Christian Church, 1501 N. Douglas Ave.

Theme will be “Weird Animals.” Sessions will be from 5:30 to 8:25 p.m. each day for children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

For more information, phone 376-3418.

First United Methodist plans church picnic

WORTHINGTON — A church picnic and birthday party will follow the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 408 11th St.

The Men’s Group, with help from Scott Blez, will grill burgers and hot dogs. Attendees are asked to bring a salad or side dish.

The Night Light Circle will stage the birthday party and provide dessert.

Worthington CRC has ‘Weird Animals’ VBS

WORTHINGTON — “Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love Is One of a Kind,” will be the theme for Vacation Bible School Monday through Aug. 1 at Worthington Christian Reformed Church, 1100 First Ave. S.W.

To register, phone 295-7129, or fill out a form at the church.

Special service coming up at Round Lake church

ROUND LAKE — A special summer service with a theme of “Standing on the Promises ... In Christ Alone,” will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at Round Lake First Presbyterian Church.

Paul Soulek, a Round Lake native, and friends will present the community sing-a-long service. A potluck dinner will follow; chicken will be furnished.

Backpack distribution slated at Westminster

WORTHINGTON — The annual distribution of backpacks and school supplies will be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug., 7 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St.

Supported by local merchants, churches, civic groups and individuals, this project is intended to ensure that all children in Nobles County start school with the supplies they need. It is for children in kindergarten through fourth grade.

News items about happenings at area churches and faith-based organizations are printed on the Religion page each Thursday. Deadline is noon Tuesday. Information can be emailed to; or mailed to Daily Globe, Religion Briefs, Box 639, Worthington 56187. For more information, contact Features Editor Beth Rickers, 376-7327.