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Sibley’s Trinity Lutheran Church hosts picnic on Sunday

SIBLEY, Iowa — A pork loin picnic is planned for 5 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sibley.


There will be games such as bean bag toss and ladder golf, as well as a campfire and display of tractors. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

Brown Family to perform at Tabernacle Baptist in George

GEORGE, Iowa — The Brown Family from Le Mars, Iowa, will present a concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 206 E. Indiana Ave.

The Browns — Shelly, Michaela, Adam and Andrew — have toured across the United States since beginning full-time ministry 13 years ago. They deliver a message of the Gospel through word and song for all ages.

Catholic Daughters plan annual luncheon in Lismore

|LISMORE — Catholic Daughters of America Court St. Bernard will host the annual hotdish and salad luncheon Wednesday in the St. Anthony Church basement.

Serving will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children’s program offered at Worthington Christian Church

WORTHINGTON — Mornings with Mick is part of the children’s programming at Worthington Christian Church, 1501 N. Douglas Ave.

Led by children’s minister Lydia Mick and her team, children in kindergarten through sixth grade will participate in games, a lesson, crafts, snack and other activities. At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, children will go to a nearby park to play games. Parents can pick up their children at noon at the church.

For first-time participants, parents are asked to come inside the church and fill out a registration form.

For more information, phone 376-3418.

Men’s group participates in bicycle drive for Center of Hope

WORTHINGTON — The Men’s Brotherhood group from American Reformed Church is collecting bicycles for the Center of Hope Bike Drive.

Center for Hope, Sioux Falls, S.D., has a Bike to Work Ministry that provides bicycles to individuals who are in difficult living situations, providing a means of transportation for work. All adult bikes are accepted, regardless of brand or number of speeds. Bicycles in working order are best, but bikes that need minor repairs will be accepted. Helmets and miscellaneous bike equipment are also appreciated.

Bicycles can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave.

For more information, contact Ken Zylstra, 360-3310; email

Bigelow Asian-American congregation celebrates centennial

BIGELOW — The Bigelow Asian-American Christian Reformed Church will celebrate its centennial on June 7.

The 9:30 a.m. service will be the usual Asian service, followed by a potluck dinner. The 1:30 p.m. service will be a celebration of 100 years, featuring church remembrances and special music.

Hymn sing coming up at American Reformed

WORTHINGTON — An Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing is scheduled for June 7 at the American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave.

The event will begin at 6 p.m.