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FAITH MATTERS: Inkster church to hold gospel folk festival
Grand Forks North Dakota 375 2nd Ave. N. 58203

Faith Lutheran Church, 420 Division Ave., Inkster, N.D., is holding a gospel folk festival featuring Ada and Percy Smerek at 1 p.m. Sunday. A luncheon will be held before the performance in the church basement.


Info: (218) 779-6577.

GF church will discuss summit

Hope Church, 1601 17th Ave. S., Grand Forks, is holding a “Taste of the Summit” at 6 p.m. Wednesday to preview the upcoming Global Leadership Summit being telecast live Aug. 14 to 15 from Chicago.

The event will show a video with speakers Joseph Grenny and Bill Hybels to give an idea of what to expect from this year’s summit. The viewing will also be accompanied by a light dinner, and the church asks that those interested in attending to call and reserve a spot.

Info: (701) 772-1884.

Bemidji church to host music series

The Bemidji Area Church Musicians has announced its 27th annual Summer Recital Series.

Area musicians will perform every Wednesday at noon at different Bemidji churches. Free-will offerings gathered at recitals will go toward scholarships for students studying music in college.

The next recital will feature two groups: a flute trio and a brass quintet. It will be hosted by St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 2220 Anne St. N.W., and include a luncheon after the recital for a small fee.

Info: (218) 751-2554.

GF church to host Ghana missionary

The Rev. Deanne Curtis, a missionary who went to Agona Swedru, Ghana, earlier this year, will share her experience July 11 and 12 at the First Church of God, 2856 N. Washington St., Grand Forks.

She’ll speak at revival services at 7 p.m. on both days and a formal tea at 2 p.m. July 12.

Her presentation is part of a mini-revival event held at the church July 11 to 13. A 10:15 a.m. service on July 13 will be followed by a potluck meal.

The church requests reservations be made for the formal tea to ensure enough food is prepared.

Info: (701) 772-0953.

Street ministry a focus for GF talk

Aglow International Grand Forks will meet at 10 a.m. July 12 at the Ember, 8 N. Third St.

This month’s speaker will be Bill, who lived a life of crime and drugs before a dramatic transformation that led to his involvement in street ministry.


Bible camp plans summer concerts

Park River Bible Camp announced this year’s schedule of summer concerts. These performers will appear on the following dates:

  •  July 13: Amy Redding
  •  July 20: Hannah Junction
  •  July 27: High Plains Trio
  •  Aug. 3: The Overtones
  •  Aug. 10: Century Club and John Bedore

Concerts start at 7 p.m. July 13 will also include camp worship at 10 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Info: (701)

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