Today's Word of the Lord

"For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world." "Sir," they said, "from now on give us this bread." Then Jesus declared, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty." John 6:33-35


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Community Calendar Worship in the Wilderness

FRIDAY, MARCH 27
WELLS - The Wilderness Prayer Center, of rural Wells, will host Mike Snitker and his wife, Julie, from "Dream Team Ministry" of Waukon, Iowa, on Friday, March 27at 7PM.


Craft Day at KJLY

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
At the KJLY Studio in Blue Earth - In preparation for the KJLY Women's Conference in May, we are having a Craft Day at the KJLY studio in Blue Earth on Saturday, March 28. We will start at 9AM and end around 3PM. If you would like to join us for the whole day or just a few hours, please call the station today at 507-526-3233.


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
EAST CHAIN - Ruby's Pantry will have a food distribution in East Chain on Saturday, March 28 from 10 to 11:30AM at the East Chain Evangelical Free Chruch, which is located at 507 280th Avenue, in rural East Chain.


Missions Conference

SATURDAY - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 - APRIL 1
LAKOTA - Community Chapel, in Lakota, will hold their Missions Conference Saturday through Wednesday, March 28 through April 1.  Saturday afternoon will feature a special youth activity from 3 - 4:30 PM.  Sunday events will include a potluck after the 10:30 AM Worship service.  Monday through Wednesday sessions begin at 9:15AM.  You can find out more by going to communitychapelonline.org


Small Business Expo

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
TRUMAN - The Truman Chamber will be hosting a free Small Business Expo on Saturday, March 28 from 10AM to 2PM at the Truman Community Building.


Scouting For Food

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA - The Twin Valley Council of Boy Scouts will have their "Scouting for Food" event on Saturday morning, March 28.  You are asked to have your donation bags set out by 9:00AM for the Boy Scouts, in your area, to pick up.  This is a 15 county event.  For more information you can go to twinvalleybsa.org.


Ladies Breakfst

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
BUTTERFIELD - On Saturday, March 28, the Butterfield Community Church Women's Ministry will have a special Ladies Breakfast at 9AM with speaker Lynn Stoneking at 9:30.  The church is located at 100 Chapman Avenue in Butterfield.


"Run as One"

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
MINNEAPOLIS - Four of the nation's veteran services organizations, including the Wounded Warrior Project, will partner to lead the annual "Run as One" on Saturday, March 28 in Minneapolis at Lake Calhoun, beginning at 9AM.  To reserve  your place in this event, you can go to fundraise.teamrubiconUSA.org


"Spring Renewal Experience"

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
WELLS - United Methodist Church, of Wells, will hold a "Spring Renewal Experience", featuring workshop style topics with a light lunch served at the conclusion, on Saturday, March 28 from 8:45AM to 12:30PM.


Ham Dinner

SUNDAY, MARCH 29
VERNON CENTER - A Ham Dinner will be held on Palm Sunday, March 29 at Grace United Methodist Church, in Vernon Center from 11AM to 1PM.  Take outs are available by calling 507-549-3162.


SUNDAY, MARCH 29 AND THURSDAY, APRIL 2
MANKATO - "The Living Last Supper" is returning to Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Sunday, March 29 and Thursday, April 2 at 6PM.  Bethlehem Lutheran is located at 720 South Second Street in Mankato.  For more information you can call the church office at 507-388-2925.


Benefit for Rich Varnis

SUNDAY, MARCH 29
ELMORE - The communities of Elmore and Frost are holding a Benefit for the family of Rich Varnis, of Frost, on Sunday, March 29 at Shiloh Lutheran Church, in Elmore.  A meal will be served beginning at 10AM and a memorial for Rich will follow at 1PM.  Donations can also be sent to Wells-Fargo Bank, in Blue Earth, attention to the Rich Varnis Family.


Palm Sunday Brunch

SUNDAY, MARCH 29
SPRINGFIELD - There will be a Palm Sunday Brunch, sponsored by St. Boniface Catholic United on Sunday, March 29 from 8AM to 12PM at St. Raphael School Auditorium, in Springfield.


50's Malt Shoppe

SUNDAY, MARCH 29
WELLS - The Wells United Methodist Church Youth will host a 50's Malt Shoppe on Sunday, March 29 from 4:15 to 6:30PM.  There will be a hamburger basket menu and live 50's music.  Proceeds go to help youth mission trips and community projects.


Pre-K Open House

MONDAY, MARCH 30
MOUNTAIN LAKE - Mountain Lake Christian School will have its Pre-K Open House on Monday, March 30 from 4 to 7PM.  The school is located at 710 11th Street North, in Mountain Lake.  For more information you can call the school at 507-427-2010.


Sacred Concert

TUESDAY, MARCH 31
TRUMAN - The Music Department of Martin Luther High School, in Northrop, will present their Sacred Concert on Tuesday, March 31 at 7PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, in Truman.


Empowered to Connect Conference

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 10 & 11
ROCHESTER - Calvary Evangelical Free Church, in Rochester, will host the Live Simulcast, "Empowered To Connect" Conference - bringing hope and healing to adopted and foster children - on Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11.  You may register on-line at CalvaryEFC.org.  Seating is limited and Registration is due by April 2.


Ecumenical Good Friday Service

FRIDAY, APRIL 3
BLUE EARTH - There will be an Ecumenical Good Friday Service on Friday, April 3 at 3PM at the historical West Delavan Lutheran Church, which is located at the Fairgrounds, in Blue Earth.


An Evening of Healing Prayer

FRIDAY, APRIL 3
ALBERT LEA - Our Father's House, in Albert Lea, will hold and Evening of Healing Prayer, for anyone who has a need for physical healing, on Friday, April 3 from 7 to 8PM.


Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women

MONDAY, APRIL 6
FOREST CITY - Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women will have their meeting, "The Beauty of Belonging" on Monday, April 6 at 6:30PM in the Fellowship Room of First Baptist Church, in Forest City.  You can make reservations by Friday, April 3 at 12noon by calling 641-585-3203.


Dell Easter Egg Hunt

SATURDAY, APRIL 4
FROST - Dell Church, of rural Frost, and the Frost Community Club will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4 from 2 to 4PM for all kids from pre-school to the fifth grade and their families.


Spring Rummage and Bake Sale

THURSDAY - SATURDAY, APRIL 9 - 11
NORTHROP - The Spring Rummage and Bake Sale will be held at Martin Luther High School, in Northrop, April 9  through April 11.  Donations of Spring and Summer clothing, household items, and furniture will be accepted, beginning on Monday, April 6.  You can find out more by calling the school at 507-436-5249.


Youth For Christ Fundraiser!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8
BLUE EARTH - You can help support Blue Earth Area Youth For Christ by eating out at Pizza Hut, in Blue Earth, on Wednesday, April 8 from 5 to 8PM.  All tips will help fund the mission of Youth For Christ.


Springtime Sandwich Luncheon

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8
WASECA - Faith United Methodist's Springtime Sandwich Luncheon is set for Wednesday, April 8 from 11AM to 1PM at the church which is located at 801 Fourth Avenue NE in Waseca.  Take-outs will be available.


Be the Story

THURSDAY, APRIL 9
FAIRMONT - Fairmont Area Youth For Christ will have "Be the Story" Banquet on Thursday, April 9 at Bethel Evangelical Free church in Fairmont beginning at 6PM.


Spring Rummage and Bake Sale

THURSDAY - SATURDAY, APRIL 9 - 11
NORTHROP - The Spring Rummage and Bake Sale will be held at Martin Luther High School, in Northrop, on Thursday, April 9 from 4 to 8PM; Friday, April 10 from 8AM to 8PM and on Saturday, April 11 from 8AM to 12Noon. 


The Outdoorsman's MAIN Event

FRIDAY, APRIL 10
ALBERT LEA - The 5th Annual Outdoorsman's MAIN Event, featuring a Big Game Meal, and a fun night for the family, will be held on Friday, April 10 at Crossroads Church, in Albert Lea.  The program starts at 6PM, and doors open at 4:30.  For tickets you can go to placeofdecision.com or call Crossroads office at 507-377-3276.


Rummage Sale

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 10 & 11
SPRINGFIELD - There will be a Rummage Sale, sponsored by St. Boniface Catholic United, on Friday, April 10 from 4 to 7PM and on Saturday, April 11 from 8AM to 12noon, at St. Raphael School Auditorium, in Springfield.


Laughing with Tina & Lena at Church"

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
BLUE EARTH - River of Life Worship Center, in Blue Earth, will present "Laughing with Tina & Lena at Church" on Saturday, April 11 at 2PM.  For tickets and more information you can call 507-526-2396.


Spring Lutheran Women's Missions Gathering

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
OWATONNA - Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at 2500 7th Avenue NE in Owatonna, will host their Spring Lutheran Women's Mission Gathering on Saturday, April 11 from 8:15 to 11AM. 


Craft Day at KJLY

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
At the KJLY Studio in Blue Earth - In preparation for the KJLY Women's Conference in May, we are having a Craft Day at the KJLY studio in Blue Earth on Saturday, March 28. We will start at 9AM and end around 3PM. If you would like to join us for the whole day or just a few hours, please call the station today at 507-526-3233.


Ruby's Pantry

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
ALBERT LEA - Due to the Easter holiday falling on the first weekend of the month, Ruby's Pantry will be held on Saturday, April 11 at 10AM at Albert Lea Assembly of God, located at 1540 South Shore Drive in Albert Lea.


Omelet Brunch

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
BLUE EARTH - The Faribault County Historical Society will have their annual Omelet Brunch on Sunday, April 12 from 9AM to 1PM at the Ag Center in Blue Earth.


Spring Fest

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
AMBOY - Jackson Lake Lutheran Church, of Amboy, will hold their 40th annual "Spring Fest", a Hot Beef and Turkey Sandwich meal Fundraiser, along with a Bake and Craft Sale, on Sunday, April 12 from 10:30 to 1PM. 


Pork Chop Dinner

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
COURTLAND - Immanuel Lutheran Church, of rural Courtland, will host a Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday, April 12 from 11AM to 1PM.  Carry-outs will be available.
 


Glen Hendrickson Concert

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
DUNNELL - Emmanuel Lutheran Church, of Dunnell, will host a concert featuring Glen Hendrickson on Sunday, April 12 at 2PM.


Good Friday Community Service

FRIDAY, APRIL 18
BLUE EARTH - There will be a Community Good Friday Service at the West Delavan Church, located at the Faribault County Fairgrounds in Blue Earth, on Friday, April 18 at 3PM.


Gaither Vocal Band

SUNDAY, APRIL 19
ROCHESTER - Gaither Vocal Band will present a concert on Sunday, April 19 at 3PM at the Mayo Civic Center, located at 30 Civic Center Drive SE, in Rochester.  For more information or for tickets you can call 507-328-2222.


Steven Curtis Chapman Tour

SATURDAY, MAY 9
NORTH MANKATO - The Table Tour, featuring Steven Curtis Chapman, with Brandon Heath, Love & the Outcome and Ellie Holcomb, is coming to Crossview Covenant Church in North Mankato on Saturday, May 9 at 7PM.  Tickets can be purchased by going to crossviewcovenant.org. 


Ongoing Events

ALBERT LEA - Crossroads Church, in Albert Lea, is in need of volunteers for their program, "Elevate", which is a ministry to 5th, 6th and 7th grade students.  If you would like more information you can call Marc Castro at 507-377-3276.

ALBERT LEA - Assembly of God Church, in Albert Lea, will host Ruby's Pantry Food Distribution the First Saturday of each month from 10AM to 12noon.  The church is located at 1540 South Shore Drive in Albert Lea.

MANKATO - Volunteer Drivers are needed for the Meals on Wheels Program to help deliver hot meals to seniors and persons with disabilities in the Mankato community.  You may contact Sally at 507-340-3162 or Vanessa at 866-974-0284.

BUFFALO CENTER - There will be a Blue Grass and Gospel Jam every 2nd Thursday of the month, from 6 to 9PM at the Heritage Town Center, located on Highway 9 west of the fire station in Buffalo Center.  A lunch will be served by the Buffalo Center Historical Society.

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

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.

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.

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

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. 


The Simple Gospel Seminar

THURSDAY - SATURDAY, JULY 30 - AUGUST 1
BISMARCH, ND - The Simple Gospel will present a 3-day training seminar event in Bismarck, ND Thursday through Saturday, July 30 through August 1.  For more information you can go to: JGLM.org


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