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Community Calendar Matthew Dickman and Daniel Alarcon

 MANKATO - Good Thunder Reading will host authors, Matthew Dickman and Daniel Alarcon, on Thursday, October 2 from 10AM to 8:30PM at the Centennial Student Union Room 245.

A Matter of Balance

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

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

Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women

FOREST CITY - Forest City Area Fellowship of Christian Women will meet on Monday, October 6, at 6:30PM in the Fellowship Room at First Baptist Church, in Forest City.  You can make your reservation by Friday noon, October 3 by calling Carol at 641-585-3203 or email

Evening of Healing Prayer

ALBERT LEA - Our Father's House, in Albert Lea will hold an Evening of Healing Prayer for anyone who has a need for physical healing on Friday, October 3 from 7 to 8PM.  The church is located 2 miles south of Skyline Plaza on Highway 69.

Rummage Sale and Coffee Shop

HUNTLEY - Community Covenant Church, in Huntley, will have a Rummage Sale and Coffee Shop on Saturday, October 4 from 7AM to 2PM.  Proceeds will be used for youth and family camp opportunities.

Ruby's Pantry

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.

Luncheon & Bazaar

MADELIA - Salem Lutheran Church, which is located at 109 3rd Street SE in Madelia, will have their Annual Luncheon and Bazaar on Saturday, October 4 from 11AM to 12:30PM.

Annual Rummage Sale

AUSTIN - Crane Chapel, in Austin, will have their Annual Rummage Sale on Saturday, October 4 from 8AM to 3PM.  The church is located at 11119th Street NE in Austin.

Gospel Concert

WATERVILLE - There will be a Gospel Concert, featuring "The Faithful Men Quartet", on Saturday, October 4 at 7PM at First Baptist Church located at 14534 State Highway 60 in Waterville.

Bake Sale Fundraiser and Cancer Benefit for Shawn Kunz

ST. CLAIR - There will be a Bake Sale Benefit for Shawn Kunz, at the St. Clair City Hall, 304 Main Street West, in St. Clair, on Sunday, October 5 from 9AM to 1PM.

Clear Lake Area Christian Women's Connection

CLEAR LAKE - Clear Lake Christian Women's Connection will have a Potluck Luncheon on Tuesday, October 7 at 12:15PM in the Parish Hall of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, in Clear Lake.  Reservations and cancellations are essential and can be made by calling 641-357-5755 no later than Sunday evening, October 5.

Rachel's Vineyard Weekend Retreat

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 or

Chicken & Buscuit Supper

WATERVILLE - The Evangelical United Methodist Church, in Waterville, will sponsor their Annual Chicken and Biscuit Supper on Saturday, October 11 from 4 to 7PM.  Carryout meals will be available.

125th Church Anniversary!

EASTON - St. Peter's Lutheran Church, in Easton, will have their 125th Anniversary celebration on Sunday, October 12 at 10AM.  There will be a light lunch served in the Fellowship Hall following the service.

Mission Fest

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.

Freedom in Christ Conference

AUSTIN - Dr. Neil Anderson will share at the Freedom in Christ Conference on Friday and Saturday, October 24 & 25 at Faith Church in Austin. You may sign up online at 

Tenth Avenue North

NORTH MANKATO - Tenth Avenue North & Phil Wickham will be in concert at Crossview Covenant Church, 200 Howard Drive of North Mankato, on Friday, October 24 from 7 to 9PM.  You may purchase tickets on 

"Redeemer of the Rain"

OSAGE - 'Ladies in Fellowship Together' presents "Redeemer of the Rain" - Ladies Night, on Friday, October 24, at the Family Fine Arts Center, in Osage.  Emceed by Beth Crosby, the evening begins at 6:30, and will feature Speaker, Renae Groskreutz, of Waldorf, and music by "Three Redeemed", of Floyd.  Tickets are available in advance at the Wellness Center in Osage, KJCY Christian Radio in Mason City, area churches, and at the door.

Creamed Chicken Dinner and Bazaar

BROWNSDALE - Brownsdale United Methodist Church, located east of intersection Highway 56 and Pleasant Street in Brownsdale, is hosting their Annual Creamed Chicken Dinner and Bazaar on Saturday, October 25 from 4:30 to 7PM.

Heroes for Life Banquet

NEW ULM - First Choice Pregnancy Services, of New Ulm, will hold their "Heroes for Life" Banquet and Fundraiser beginning at 5PM on Saturday, October 25 at the New Ulm Country Club.  You may RSVP by calling 507-359-9800.

Ruby's Pantry

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)

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

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

Hunter's Lunch & Bake Sale

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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