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Religion briefs: Dec. 5

Trinity Lutheran hosts cookie sale Saturday SLAYTON —  A cookie sale with goodies and crafts will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2105 King Ave.

Rolls and coffee will also be available.

Lutfisk served Sunday at First Lutheran Church WORTHINGTON —  The annual Lutfisk and Meatball Dinner will be Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 12th Street and Fourth Avenue.

There will be two separate servings at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.

The menu will include lefse, green beans, giftas, potatoes, white sauce, rice pudding with lingonberries and Scandinavian cookies. Santa Lucia and the Star Boys Tomtes will make appearances.

Advance tickets are available at AX Photo and HyVee or by calling the church, 376-6148. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Headin’ Home Quartet performs in Sibley

SIBLEY, Iowa —  The Headin’ Home Quartet will perform a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at Sibley Christian Reformed Church, 115 Maple Drive.

Headin’ Home is a Southern Gospel quartet from Colfax, Iowa. The group’s purpose is to “fulfill Christ’s great commission by presenting His word through song.”

Faith Lutheran offers Christmas concert

SIBLEY, Iowa —  Faith Lutheran Church of Sibley will present a Christmas concert, “Celebrate the Wonder” by the Harbor of Joy Choir, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The presentation will be at the Methodist church, 700 11th Ave. N.E.

Lunch will follow the concert.

‘Christmas Experience’ under way at church

WORTHINGTON — A new sermon and small group series, “The Christmas Experience” has begun at Worthington Christian Church, 1501 N. Douglas Ave. Five small groups are meeting during December and January. Through this series by Kyle Idleman, participants will learn that God chose each individual in the Christmas story for a specific purpose.

Members of Worthington Christian Church will go caroling from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Following caroling, a chili supper will be provided.

For more information, phone 376-3418.

Westminster cantata scheduled for Dec. 15

WORTHINGTON —  The Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir will present the cantata, “The Promised Home … Starts with a Baby’s First Cry,” during the 10 a.m. worship service Dec. 15 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St.

The presentation will include singers, narrators, musicians and a live Nativity. The cantata includes a variety of styles of music, including spiritual, praise, a song from “The Messiah,” ballads and a sing-a-long.