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Community Calendar Pioneer Club

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
WELLS - United Methodist Church, in Wells, is starting a Pioneer Club program, for kids in grades 3 through 7, on Wednesdays, beginning September 17 right after school until 5PM. You can find more information and registration forms at www.wellsumc.net or call 507-553-5453.


Parkinson's Support Group

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
BLUE EARTH - The Parkinson's Support Group will meet on Wednesay, September 17 at 1:30PM in the conference room at the Ag Center, in Blue Earth. 


Pie Social

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
ALPHA - Trinity Lutheran Church, of Alpha, is hosting it's annual Pie Social on Wednesday, September 17 from 5 to 7PM.  Proceeds support mission projects and local charities.


Pro-Life Gathering!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
FAIRMONT - There will be a Pro-Life Gathering on Wednesday, September 17 at the Martin County Library, located at 110 North Park Street, in Fairmont, beginning at 7PM.  Special speaker will be MCCL Executive Director, Scott Fischbach.


Cancer Benefit

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
NORTHROP - The Martin Luther / Granada-Huntley-East Chain and Truman Volleyball teams will host the DIG PINK/RALLY FOR TEAL Cancer Benefit on Thursday, September 18 at Martin Luther High School in Northrop. The "C" squad game begins at 4:45PM.  You may go to martinlutherhs.com or call 507-436-5249 for more information.


The Art of Marriage Conference - Video Event

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 & 20
MANKATO - Family Life's, "The Art of Marriage Video Event" will be presented at Hillside Church, located at 502 South Victory Drive, in Mankato, Friday, September 19 beginning at 7PM and on Saturday, September 20 at 9AM.  For more information you can contact Dave and Arlene Gabrielson at 507-420-3028.


Fall Festival

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19-21
MANKATO - Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, will hold their annual "Fall Festival" Friday through Sunday, September 19 through 21.  Many events are planned and the most current information can be found at www.BLC.edu/fall-festival.


Maple River Loaves & Fishes

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
GOOD THUNDER - Maple River Loaves and Fishes food Shelf will be collecting non-perishable food items and cash donations on Saturday, September 20 at the Good Thunder Fall Festival from 10AM to 6PM at the Good Thunder City Park.


Bolan Fall Market

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
BOLAN - The community of Bolan will hold their 12th Annual "Bolan Fall Market" on Saturday, September 20. The day includes many family events throughout the day, beginning at 8AM. For more information you can contact Lori at 641-845-2677 or lwillert@wctatel.net


The Voice of the Martyrs' Regional Conference

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
BURNSVILLE - The Voice of the Martyrs' "I Commit" Regional Conference will be held on Saturday, September 20 from 9AM to 4PM at Berean Baptist Church, located at 309 County Road 42 East, in Burnsville.  To register and for more information you can visit www.vommeetings.com and click on "More Information" in the conference listing.


King's Aids Ministry

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
BLUE EARTH - "Way of the Cross Ministries" of Harlingen, Texas has requested extra shipments from Kings Aids Ministry of Blue Earth, for their Jesus Festival in November.  King's Aids Ministry will be receiving bagged or boxed donations on Saturday, September 20 from 3 to 5PM.  Look for the semi by Floral Hall, at the Faribault County Fairgrounds in Blue Earth.


Harvest Sale

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
KANAWHA - The Kanawha Christian School will have their Harvest Sale on Saturday, September 20 at the school, in Kahawha.  The dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30PM followed by the auction and kid's entertainment.


Fall Elegance

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
MANKATO - Leisure Education for Exceptional People, or LEEP, is hosting the 16th Annual Fall Elegance Dinner and Dance on Saturday, September 20 at the Verizon Wireless Center Arena, in Mankato. The event is held to celebrate the accomplishments of individuals with disabilities in the Mankato area.  For more information about the event you can contact the office by calling 507-387-5122 or email at info@mankatoleep.org


Minnesota Teen Challenge Choir

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
MAPLETON - The Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge Choir will be at Faith Bible Church in Mapleton, on Sunday, September 21 at 10:30AM.
 


Holly Starr in Concert

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
MCCALLSBURG - Christian Singer, Holly Starr, will be in concert at Bethany Lutheran Church, located at 50 South Third Street in McCallsburg, at 2 o'clock on Sunday afternoon, September 21.


Red Cross Blood Drive

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
BLUE EARTH - The American Red Cross will have a Blood Drive at the United Methodist Church, in Blue Earth on Monday, September 22 from 12:30 to 6:30PM.


Grief Support Group

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
FAIRMONT/BLUE EARTH - Grief Support Groups will meet on eight consecutive Tuesdays, starting September 23 at two different locations.  First, from 1 to 3PM at St. Lukes Lutheran Care Center "Corral Room", in Blue Earth and in Fairmont in the Sunroom of Lakeview Health Services from 6:30 to 8:30PM.


Carlson Pillow Cleaning Service

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
FAIRMONT - The volunteer caregivers organization, CREST of Martin County, will be hosting the Carlson Pillow Cleaning Service on Thursday, September 25 from 7:30AM to 3:30PM at the Evangelical Covenant Church, located at 901 Woodland Avenue in Fairmont.


Super Seminar For Seniors

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
ALGONA - The First Presbyterian Church, in Algona, will be hosting their 4th annual "Super Seminar For Seniors" on Thursday, September 25 at the church which is located at 101 North Main Street in Algona.  Registration will begin at 8:30 with the program starting at 8:45. Pre-registration is requested, but not required, by calling 515-295-2226.


"Discipline That Connects"

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
MANKATO - There will be a parenting workshop on the theme, "Discipline That Connects" at Elevate Church, in Mankato, on Saturday, September 27 from 9AM to 12PM.  To register, you may go to the website, connectedfamilies.org/register/mankato


Annual Wild Game Feed

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
MANKATO - Word of Life Free Lutheran Church in Mankato, will have their Annual Wild Game Feed and Antique Car Show Saturday, September 27 from 5 to 9PM. Live music by "The Mountain Lake Gospel Singers!" will also be a part of the day.  Word of Life is located at 20013 Stoltzman Road in Mankato.


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
EAST CHAIN - Ruby's Pantry will start food distributions in East Chain on the 4th Saturday of every month from 10AM to 12noon beginning on September 27 at the East Chain Evangelical Free Church which is located at 507 280th Avenue, in East Chain.


Special Olympics 5K & 10K

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
REDWOOD FALLS - The Redwood Falls 5K & 10K for Special Olympics, presented by the Mankato Department of Public Safety, will be held on Saturday, September 27 at Legion Park, located at 400 North Drew Street in Redwood Falls. Registration starts at 8AM.  If you have questions you can contact Molly at molly.swanson@somn.org or call 612-604-1284.


Walk to Honor the Memory of Loved Ones

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
MANKATO - You can "Walk to Honor the Memory of Loved Ones" on Saturday, September 27 at Benson Park, in North Mankato.  Registration begins at 9:15 and the walk begins at 10:00.  Proceeds go to OurGATE to provide resources and scholarships for those struggling with grief.  For information you can call 507-382-4554 or go to RememberingOurLovedOnes.org.


Rend Collective

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
ST. PAUL - Rend Collective will be in concert at the University of Northwestern - St. Paul on Saturday, September 27 beginning at 7PM.  Also appearing will be guests, Urban Rescue and Moriah Peters.  Tickets are available at www.echoconcerts.com


Dad's Belgian Waffles

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
OWATONNA - DayBreak Community Church, located at 2515 Harvest Lane in Owatonna, will offer Dad's Belgian Waffles - all you can eat - on Sunday, September 28 from 8AM to 12:30PM.  Proceeds from this event will support DayBreak Community Church and Minnesota Teen Challenge. 


Fall Slendor Lutefisk and Swedish Meatballs Dinner

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11
MANKATO - Grace Lutheran Church, in Mankato, will hold their Fall Splendor, Lutefisk and Swedish Meatballs Dinner, on Saturday, October 11 with seatings at 12, 3, and 6PM.  Tickets are available online and through the mail with completed form until Sunday, September 28 and in the church office through Friday, October 3.  Grace Lutheran Church is located at 320 East Main, in Mankato.


Fall Festival

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
NEW RICHLAND - Church of All Saints, in New Richland, will have their 32nd Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 28. A turkey dinner will be served from 11AM to 12:30PM in the lower level of the church and many family activities are planned for the afternoon, outside under the Big Tent from 11 o'clock to 3.


Silverline Concert

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
WASECA - Christ Community Church, in Waseca, will present a free concert featuring the band, Silverline, on Sunday, September 28 at 5PM.


Financial Peace University

MONDAYS, SEPTEMBER 29 - NOVEMBER 24
MANKATO - Dave Ramsey's "Financial Peace University" will be presented in a DVD format followed by a 1 hour small group discussion for 9 consecutive Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 at Hilltop United Methodist Church, in Mankato.  The classes will run from September 29 through November 24.  You can find out more by calling 507-388-1892 or email abenter@hickorytech.net.


A Matter of Balance

THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 2
NEW ULM - C.A.S.T., Community And Seniors Together, will host a class this fall titled, "A Matter of Balance", on Thursdays, October 2 through November 20 from 9 to 11AM at the New Ulm Senior Center, which is locate at 600 North German Street in New Ulm.  Registration is preferred by phoning 507-386-5586.


Crowder Concert

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2
ST. PAUL - The University of Northwestern - St. Paul will be hosting Crowder in concert on Thursday, October 2 at 7PM.  Also appearing will be All Sons & Daughters and Capital Kings.  Tickets are available at www.echoconcerts.com


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4
ALBERT LEA - Ruby's Pantry, a food distribution program for everyone, will be held at Albert Lea Assembly of God Church on Saturday, October 4 from 10AM - 12 Noon. The church is located at 1540 S Shore Drive, Albert Lea. There is a small fee for the groceries. For more information, please call 507-373-7989.


Rachel's Vineyard Weekend Retreat

FRIDAY - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 - 12
TWIN CITIES - There is hope and healing, in Jesus, for anyone suffering from a past abortion at Rachel's Vineyard Weekend Retreat, near the Twin Cities, Friday through Sunday, October 10 through 12.  For information or to register you can contact Michele at 715-781-4430 or go to projecthealingministries.org or rachelsvineyard.org.


Mission Fest

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12
LAKOTA - Mission Fest at First Presbyterain Church, in Lakota, will be held on Sunday, October 12 with speakers Jerry and Rita Thatcher during the 10AM Worship time, and the 6PM evening service will feature "SongQuest", a babershop quarteet.


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1
ALBERT LEA - Ruby's Pantry, a food distribution program for everyone, will be held at Albert Lea Assembly of God Church on Saturday, November 1 from 10AM - 12 Noon. The church is located at 1540 S Shore Drive, Albert Lea. There is a small fee for the groceries. For more information, please call 507-373-7989.


Survival to Revival 2014 (Live Simulcast)

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7 & 8
CLARKS GROVE - "Women of Faith: Survival to Revival 2014" will be Live Simulcast at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove, Friday, November 7 from 6 to 8PM and Saturday, November 8 from 8AM to 3PM.  You can pre-register by October 31 for a reduced cost by calling the church at 507-256-4252.  Tickets will also be available at the door.


Switchfoot Concert

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7
MINNEAPOLIS - Switchfoot will be appearing with Gungor at First Avenue in Minneapolis on November 7 beginning at 6:45PM.  Tickets are available at www.echoconcerts.com


Hunter's Lunch & Bake Sale

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
MOSCOW - Moscow Lutheran Church will their annual Hunter's Lunch & Bake Sale on Saturday, November 8 from 9AM to 2PM at the Moscow Town Hall.  For more information you can contact Kris at 507-373-3775.


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6
ALBERT LEA - Ruby's Pantry, a food distribution program for everyone, will be held at Albert Lea Assembly of God Church on Saturday, December 6 from 10AM - 12 Noon. The church is located at 1540 S Shore Drive, Albert Lea. There is a small fee for the groceries. For more information, please call 507-373-7989.


Ongoing Events

EAST CHAIN - Ruby's Pantry will distribute food in East Chain on the 4th Saturday of every month from 10AM to 12noon at the East Chain Evangelical Free Church which is located at 507 280th Avenue, in East Chain.

FAIRMONT / BLUE EARTH - Grief Support Groups will meet on eight consecutive Tuesdays, starting September 23 at two different locations.  First, from 1 to 3PM at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center "Corral Room", in Blue Earth and in Fairmont in the Sunroom of Lakeview Health Services from 6:30 to 8:30PM.

MANKATO - A discussion group for Grandparents and Relative Caregivers, who are raising the next generation of children, will meet from 6 to 7:30PM on the 2nd Thursday of each month at New Creation World Outreach Church, on highway 169 in Mankato.  Childcare and a meal will be provided and you are asked to RSVP, for childcare and meal, by calling 507-380-7210.

OCTOBER BIBLE DRIVE - The Bible Foundation is holding their Annual October Bible Drive. Over 80 countries are served. You can mail your Bibles (Library Rate) to Bible Foundation, PO box 908 Newberg, OR 97132.  For more information you can go to www.bf.org

MANKATO - Celebrate Recovery meets every Friday at 6:30PM at Hillside Church, which is located at 502 South Victory Drive in Mankato.

OWATONNA -  Daybreak Community Church in Owatonna, hosts a Recovery Meeting for anyone who wants to work through habits, hurts, and hang-ups, on Mondays  from 6:30 to 7:30PM. The church is located at 2515 Harvest Lane in Owatonna.

ALBERT LEA - Single Moms Weekly Fellowship Group will be held each Wednesday from 4 to 6PM at First Presbyterian Church, located at 308 Water Street in Albert Lea.  This is a free event that includes child care with a nursery for young children and the KidZone Ministry for K-5th grade.  For more information you can contact Carol Cerney at 507-373-8423.

MANKATO - If you have a car, truck, motorcycle, motorhome, or boat taking up space, you can donate it to the vehicle donation program, Cars For Homes, to help Habitat For Humanity of South Central Minnesota build homes in Mankato, St. Peter and Le Sueur.  For more information you can contact them at 507-388-2081, extension 4 or visit the website at hfhsouthcentralmn.net

MAPLETON - Maple River Loaves and Fishes Food Shelf is a non-profit organization that provides food items to those in need.  Serving the Maple River communities of Good Thunder, Amboy, Mapleton, and Beauford.  Hours are Tuesdays 3 to 6PM and Saturdays 10AM to noon.  For more information you can call 507-524-3046 or email loavesandfishes@hickorytech.net

MAPLETON - The Community Closet, which is located above the Plaid Piper Floral in Mapleton, is open 9AM to 12Noon every Saturday.  Proceeds go to non-profit organizations in the Maple River Area.

SPRINGFIELD - Springfield Area Food Shelf is now open weekly on Monday nights from 5 to 7PM and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 at Schwanke Engines, located at 804 East Rock Street in Springfield.  For more information you can contact Jan Schwanke at 507-723-4120.

WELLS -  Community Suppers will now be held in the Good Shepherd Social Hall in Wells, on the first Tuesday of each month from 4:30 to 6:30PM.  If you are willing to provide, prepare, and serve a meal for a month please contact Ron Wegner at 507-456-3698 or Linda Hagen at 507-553-5057.

MOUNTAIN LAKE/ WINDOM - Through the Senior Nutrition Program, meals are served daily at 11:30AM at the Community Center in Mountain Lake and Windom.  To reserve or cancel a meal you may call Windom before 8AM at  1-866-985-8513.  You are asked to reserve a meal one day in advance at the Mountain Lake location by calling 507-427-2151.

WELLS - The Clothes Closet, a non-profit Thrift Shop in Wells, offers clothing  for everyone on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday - each week -  from 11AM to 6PM.  All proceeds of The Clothes Closet go to local ministries.  Used items can be dropped off for donation during store hours. 

SHERBURN - MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, meets every other Tuesday at 10AM at the Regional Worship Center in Sherburn.  All moms that are expecting or have children that are kindergarten and under are welcome to attend.  For more information you can contact Amber at 507-236-1328

NEW ULM - Compassionate Friends, a Grief Support Group for parents, grandparents and siblings who have lost a child, meet at Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm on the last Monday of each month at 7PM.  Questions can be directed to Judy Kastman at 507-359-2737.

WASECA - Faith United Methodist Church of Waseca, is having 'Food at Faith', in which they give out a cartful of assorted food for only $20 on a first come, first served basis on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10AM to 12noon.  The church is located at 801 Fourth Avenue NE in Waseca.  For information you can call 507-835-3167 or email at faithwaseca@gmail.com

GAYLORD - United Methodist Church of Gaylord is offering home-style suppers every Wednesday from 5 to 6:15PM followed by a brief worship time.  The church is located at 318 4th Street in Gaylord.

WELLS - The Wilderness Prayer Center located south of Wells, will host " Worship In The Wilderness" the last Friday night of each month at 7PM, as well as prayer and worship meetings every Tuesday night at 7o'clock.  More information, including directions, can be found at www.wildernessprc.org

WINDOM - The Evangelical Free Church in Windom has a Men's Breakfast at 7:30 on the last Saturday morning of each month. The church is located at 416 10th Street in Windom.

FAIRMONT - The "Grief Coffee Group" meets each Thursday at 3PM in the Fairmont Medical Center.  The women's group and the men's group will alternate every week.  For more information you can call the Fairmont Medical Center Hospice at 507-238-8600

ALBERT LEA - All mothers of children ages birth through kindergarten are invited to attend the Albert Lea MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers, which meets the third Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30PM at Crossroads Church in Albert Lea. 


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