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#507 Youth Rally scheduled for Wednesday

WORTHINGTON — The next #507 Youth Rally will be Wednesday at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave., Worthington. Free pizza will be served at 6:30 p.m., with the rally from 7 to 8 p.m.


Sponsored by the Worthington Area Youth Ministers Association, the rally is for students in seventh through 12th grades and is intended to unite and encourage them in their walks of faith.

Rallies are scheduled quarterly at different churches.

For more information, phone 376-6517.

Holly Hoffman to speak Feb. 8 at American Reformed

WORTHINGTON — Former “Survivor” contestant Holly Hoffman will speak during an informal worship service at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 in the multi-purpose room at American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave.

The service will also feature contemporary praise music.

A free meal will be served following the service. People who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to the church by calling 376-6517 or emailing by Sunday.

Baked Potato Dinner coming up in Slayton

SLAYTON — Christ Lutheran Church, 2959 Redwood Ave., Slayton, will have a Baked Potato Dinner from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 8 in the church’s fellowship hall.

The menu will include baked potatoes with various toppings, desserts, coffee and milk.

Proceeds from the event will go toward supporting local and area organizations.

‘Art of Marriage’ offered at Grace Community

WORTHINGTON — Grace Community Church will offer FamilyLife’s “The Art of Marriage” in a weekend session on Feb. 20-21.

  “The Art of Marriage” is a video-led, marriage-enriching experience. It combines expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and other methods to lay out 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.

 Participants are each provided a manual with projects to help them apply the principles taught in each session, and they include dozens of articles and additional content to help them dive deeper. There is a fee for the series.

 Registration deadline is Feb. 15.

For more information, go to; email; or phone 343-7920.