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Religion briefs: Aug. 27

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Next #507 Youth Rally set for Wednesday

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Youth Ministers Association is having a #507 Youth Rally for all youths in seventh through 12th grades on Wednesday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Clary St.


Free pizza will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the rally from 7 to 8 p.m.

The rally is intended to unite students and encourage them in their walk of faith. It is scheduled quarterly at area churches.

For more information, phone 376-3138.

Grief Share sessions coming up in Windom

WINDOM — The Grief Share program will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays beginning next week at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Windom.

The Bible-based program is free and is different each session. Participants need not attend consecutive sessions.

For more information or to register, phone 360-3414.

Love INC offers grief support group

WORTHINGTON — The Grief Share program will be offered on Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 through Dec. 3 at First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave., Worthington.

New participants are welcome to join the group at any time.

To register, contact Love INC, 727-7291.

Allen Family to perform concert in Luverne

LUVERNE — The Todd Allen Family will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the American Reformed Church, north of U.S. 75 in Luverne.

The Allen Family has traveled internationally since 1991. The group launched onto the gospel music scene with a first place finish in the 2000 National Quartet Convention Talent Search.

Todd, Michelle, Caleb, Gabrielle, Joshua, Jared, Danielle, Abigail, Zachariah and Christian live in their bus 365 days a year and fill more than 275 engagements each year. In October 2014, their original television pilot, “Home Sweet Bus,” premiered on TLC.

Immanuel Lutheran 125th celebration coming up

FULDA — Immanuel Lutheran Church, 27980 130th St, rural Fulda,will have its 125th anniversary celebration on Sept. 6. The 10:30 a.m. worship service will be followed by a catered noon meal; deadline for meal reservations was Aug. 1.

An afternoon program will include old-fashioned games, trivia and entertainment.

Register for Bible League’s Minn-Ia-Kota retreat

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — The Minn-Ia-Kota Retreat of Bible League International volunteers will be Sept. 15 at First Reformed Church, 160 10th St. S.E., Sioux Center, Iowa.

Theme for the event comes from James 4:8: “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.” The retreat beings at 9 a.m., featuring speaker Valerie Elliot Shepard, who grew up in a missionary family living in Ecuador and has been a pastor’s wife for 38 years, raising and homeschooling eight children and eaching Bible studies.

 A musical program featuring the One Way Quartet will begin at 7 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

For costs and more retreat information, go to and click on Minn-Ia-Kota; or contact Marcene Brands,, phone (605) 376-1316.

Preregistration is required by today; late registration closes Sept. 8.

Family Nights to start again at Grace Community

WORTHINGTON — Family Nights are about to start up again at Grace Community Church, 2011 Nobles St.

On Sept. 9, there will be a game night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to kick off The Gospel Project for kids. Watermelon will be served.

A family meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 16. At 6 p.m., The Gospel Project for Kids will begin along with the Adult LIfe Groups.