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Religion briefs: Feb. 6

K of C supper set for Friday

WORTHINGTON —  The St. Mary’s Church Knights of Columbus will have a Pork Chop Feed from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave.

Pork chops will be served with baked potato, corn, applesauce and roll.

Proceeds from the event will go toward K of C endeavors, including parish, school and Faith Formation projects and community concerns.

Christ Lutheran hosts dinner

SLAYTON —  A baked potato dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall at Christ Lutheran Church, 2959 Queen Ave., Slayton.

The menu will feature baked potatoes with assorted toppings, dessert, coffee and milk.

Proceeds will help support a number of local and area organizations.

Gospel quartet performs Sunday

SIBLEY, Iowa —  The New Shoes Gospel Quartet will perform a concert at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Reformed Church, 115 Maple Drive.

New Shoes Quartet members hail from Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Omaha, Neb. They became acquainted while participating in the Celebration of Love Choir, and their love of Jesus and gospel music inspired them to take their ministry a step further. The group’s name comes from Romans 10:15: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news.”

Soup supper set for Wednesday

HERON LAKE —  The Heron Lake United Methodist Church will have its annual Soup and Pie Supper from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The menu will feature homemade chili, vegetable beef and chicken noodle soups, bread and pie.

‘Art of Marriage’ coming up

WORTHINGTON — Grace Community Church will offer FamilyLife’s “The Art of Marriage” in a special Valentine’s weekend session on Feb. 14-15.

“The Art of Marriage” is a six-session video experience that combines expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes, and other methods to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God’s design for marriage in a fresh and engaging way. In “The Art of Marriage,” more than 40 ministry leaders provide the expert teaching while couples who have struggled with real-life issues openly and honestly share their stories of pain, loss, forgiveness and grace.

The video sessions are interspersed with projects for couples to complete to reinforce lessons. There is a fee for the series, which includes event manuals, snacks and giveaways.

Registration deadline is Friday. For more information, go to; email; or phone 343-7920.

Clergy retreat coming up

WINDOM —  Shalom Hill Farm will host a special clergty retreat, “Pitchfork and Hay: A Theological Retreat to Give You Tools for Ministry and the Nourishment to Use Them,” on Feb. 17-19. The retreat will begin at 9 a.m. Feb. 17 and concludes with a noon meal on Feb. 19.

During the morning sessions, Rolf Jacobson from Luther Seminary will help participants engage the Old Testament and consider the centrality of Israel’s scriptures for Christian faith. Optional leisure activities will be offered in the afternoons.                    

Registration is limited to 50 participants. There is a fee.

For registration information, email; or phone (507) 831-2232.

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.