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Neighbors Growing Together | Feb 26, 2017
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Religion Briefs

Feb 17, 2017

The First Baptist Church offers Maxine Bates Women’s Circle Meeting

The First Baptist Church is planning Maxine Bates Women’s Circle meeting at 1p.m. Feb. 21. Lorri Deeke is hosting the event. Women will be tying a quilt and cutting quilt blocks. Participants should bring their own scissors. For more information call the church office at 472-5205.

Nazarene church celebrates Sunday Funday, welcomes new pastor

The First Church of the Nazarene in Fairfield will be celebrating Sunday Funday starting at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26. The event ushers in a time of fellowship by sharing a meal and getting acquainted with the church’s new pastor Rev. Dick Allen. Rev. Allen is replacing retiring pastor Rev. Howard Innis.

 

Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m. and lunch at the Nazarene Family Life Center just west of the church.

 

Lunch will feature soup, sandwiches and cookies, with fun and games directly afterwards. Help us welcome Rev. Dick and Jan Allen to our church and our community.

Worship, Bratwurst, Martin Luther and the Reformation

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The First Lutheran Church of Fairfield

The First Lutheran Church of Fairfield along with the First Augustana Lutheran Church in Lockridge will kick off the first event of its Reformation 500 Celebration at 10 a.m. Feb. 26 at the First Lutheran Church. The change in worship time is for that Sunday only. A dialog sermon is planned, and Rev. Gloria Friedrich and Rev. Greg Friedrich will preside over the service.

Following the service, congregants will gather in the lower level for a German meal of bratwursts, hot dogs, German Potato Salad and sauerkraut. A sign up sheet will be available for those who would like to bring either a salad or desert. Although the dish or dessert doesn’t have to be German, but German chocolate cake is pretty tasty.

After lunch, attendees will enjoy a DVD of Luther and the Reformation.  This DVD was a gift to all ELCA congregations from Rick Steves, who is the travel editor for Public Television and a member of the ELCA.

Please set this time aside to share worship, food, fellowship and the viewing of Luther and the Reformation.  Dankeschoen.

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