Religion briefs: Events and happenings at area churchesSoup and pie on menu today at Harris UM HARRIS, Iowa — A soup and pie supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Harris United Methodist Church. The menu will feature five varieties of soup, homemade pies and desserts. Share-a-thon raises money for Christian radio
Soup and pie on menu today at Harris UM
HARRIS, Iowa — A soup and pie supper will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Harris United Methodist Church.
The menu will feature five varieties of soup, homemade pies and desserts.
Share-a-thon raises money for Christian radio
OKOBOJI, Iowa — KJIA Christian Radio will broadcast its annual Share-a-thon fundraiser today and Friday. Theme will be “Where You Belong,” featuring interviews with local listeners, special guests, music and the opportunity to give a donation to the listener-supported ministry of KJIA.
KJIA is part of the nonprofit Minn-Iowa Christian Broadcasting, which has a goal to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through its 24-hour daily presentation of Christian teaching programs, inspirational music, news and information. KJIA can be heard on 88.9 FM.
For more information, go to www.kjiaradio.com.
Turkey supper slated for Saturday in Lake Park
LAKE PARK, Iowa — First Presbyterian Church of Lake Park will host its annual turkey supper from 5 to7 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1220 S. Market St.
The meal will feature turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade stuffing, corn, green beans, cole slaw, cranberries, salads, rolls, pie, milk and coffee.
Tickets available for Indian Lake event
WORTHINGTON — The Men’s Oyster Stew Banquet will be 6 p.m. Saturday at Indian Lake Baptist Church, rural Worthington. A program featuring auctioneer Aaron Williams will follow the meal at approximately 7 p.m.
Tickets are available from Richard Greve, 376-5026, Jim Larson, 343-9682, or at Johnson Jewelry in downtown Worthington.
Theater for the Thirsty performs in Storden
STORDEN — In conjunction with the church’s Harvest Festival weekend, Theater of the Thirsty will present “My Name Is Daniel” at 10 a.m. Sunday at Storden Baptist Church, 4011 United States Ave.
Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble, performers of Theater for the Thirsty, have a goal to “refresh people’s spirits, challenge their assumptions, entertain their socks off and inject some hope into their lives.”
For more information, phone (507) 445-3955.
First Presbyterian plans dinner and auction
LISMORE — First Presbyterian Church, Lismore, will serve a dinner of soup, buns, pies and desserts starting at 11 a.m. Sunday at the American Legion Hall in Lismore.
A bake and gift sale will start at 10:45 a.m., and an auction at 12:30 p.m. The auction will feature handmade quilted items, tickets or merchandise from the Twins, Sioux Falls Pheasants baseball team, Sioux Falls Stampede hockey team and Adrian Dragons, meat bundles, gift certificates and other items.
Harvest Dinner slated for Sunday in Jackson
JACKSON — A Harvest Dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 101 Kimball Ave., Jackson.
Turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, corn, cranberries, rolls, pie, ice cream, coffee and milk will be served for a suggested donation.
Proceeds from the event will go toward the church’s general expenses.
Journey Bound to perform concert in Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa — A concert by the Journey Bound Quartet will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sibley Christian Reformed Church, 115 Maple Drive.
Based in Des Moines, Iowa, the Journey Bound Quartet has been bringing southern gospel music to audiences around the upper Midwest for 15 years.
Soup and pie supper coming up in Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — A soup and pie supper will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Zion Presbyterian Church, 420 Main St., Ellsworth.
Chili, vegetable beef, chicken and wild rice soups, sandwiches, assorted pies and desserts will be served for a free-will offering.
There will also be a bake sale and raffle drawing.
Windom E-Free hosts father-daughter banquet
WINDOM — “Passion 4 Purity,” a father-daughter banquet, will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Windom Evangelical Free Church, 416 10th St.
For reservations, phone (507) 831-3713 or (507) 678-2031.
Valley Male Chorus to present concert in Leota
LEOTA — The Valley Male Chorus of Rock Valley, Iowa, will present a concert of sacred music at 7 p.m. Sunday at Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. The concert is sponsored by the Southwest Minnesota Fellowship of Churches.
A free-will offering will be taken for the benefit of children and adults with disabilities.
Renner to perform at Helping Hand banquet
WORTHINGTON — The annual fundraising banquet for the Helping Hand Pregnancy Center will be Nov. 17 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave., Worthington. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m., with the program to follow.
Singer and songwriter Sara Renner will be the featured presenter. Renner has shared her unique blend of pop, gospel and jazz in more than 1,000 churches, festivals and event centers in more than 30 states and 10 countries. Based in Minneapolis, Renner has produced four CDs and one live-concert DVD that are sold exclusively at her concerts and online.
Also a seasoned worship leader, Renner is currently the director of contemporary worship at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi.
For more information or tickets for the banquet, contact Helping Hands Pregnancy Center, 910 Third Ave., Worthington; phone 372-2111; www.helpinghandpc.org.
Mark calendar for Nativity Experience
WORTHINGTON — A Nativity Experience will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St.
More than 200 Nativity sets will be displayed. Coffee, hot cider and Christmas goodies will be served.
There is an admission fee.
Westminster hosts Master’s Voice Quartet
WORTHINGTON —The Master’s Voice Quartet will present a concert during the 10 a.m. worship service Nov. 20 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St.
This group from Sioux Falls, S.D., has been singing southern gospel music since 1988, performing in churches and for various organizations in the four state area of South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa.