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Religion briefs: March 6

Lenten luncheons offered on Thursdays at St. Ann’s

SLAYTON —  Court Queen of Peace Catholic Daughters of the Americas will serve lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays during Lent at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton.

The menu includes sandwiches, salads and assorted desserts. Take-out meals are available by calling (507) 227-6519.

The sandwich menu is as follows: Today, hot turkey sandwiches; March 13, barbecues; March 20, hot beef and pork sandwiches; March 27, stroganoff sandwiches; April 3, baked ham sandwiches; April 10, hot turkey sandwiches.

Prairie Star youths raise money for summer mission trip

DUNDEE — Prairie Star Ministries Youth Group will have a baked potato feed, silent auction and shoe collection from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, Dundee.

The auction will feature items donated by local businesses and homemade creative baskets. Gently used shoes will be collected.

Proceeds will go toward the summer mission trip to St. Paul.

Burger Basket supper coming up at St. Anthony Church

LISMORE —  A Burger Basket Supper will be served following the 5 p.m. service Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Lismore.

Burgers, homemade fries, cookies and bars will be served for a free-will donation.

St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus serving fish during Lent

WORTHINGTON —  St. Mary’s Catholic Church Knights of Columbus is offering Fish Fry events during the Lenten season.

Dates are March 7, 14, 21, 18 and April 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave.

The menu will feature deep-fried fish, baked potatoes, beans, cole slaw, assorted salads, bread, coffee and juice.

Ecumenical noon Lenten services begin March 20

WORTHINGTON —  The Nobles County Ministerial Association will offer four noontime services on Thursdays during the Lenten season. The services start at noon, with a luncheon to follow. The locations and officiants at the services rotate among the participating churches.

The schedule is as follows: March 20, service at First United Methodist, 408 11th Street, officiant Pastor Bonnie Roys; March 27, service at First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave., Pastor Darin Flinck; April 3, service at Westminster Presbyterian Church, pastor from American Lutheran; April 10, service at American Lutheran, Pastor Richard Ricker.

Northwestern band to perform at American Reformed

WORTHINGTON —  American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave., will host a performance by the Symphonic Band of Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, at 7:30 p.m. March 27.

The concert will include traditional and modern selections by composers from the U.S. and abroad, including “The Rejoicing” by Handel and arrangements of “Amazing Grace” and the Navy Hymn, “Eternal Father Strong to Save.”

The concert is free and open to the public.