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Faith matters: Grand Forks church to hold St. Patrick’s luncheon

Faith matters

GF church to hold St. Patrick’s luncheon

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 524 Fifth Ave. N., Grand Forks, is holding a St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The menu will include hot ham and cheese sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit and desert. Chuck Gust and friends will perform accordion music until 12:10 p.m., followed by vocalists from Bel Canto Studio. The cost of the luncheon is $7.

Info: (701) 772-2624.

GF church to host ‘Down in the Valley’

The Valley Memorial Homes Chaplaincy Ministry Program will hold “Down in the Valley,” an event mixing spring gardening ideas with music at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 1720 S. 20th St., Grand Forks.

Garth Rydland will share his piano and vocal talents while Shea’s Nursery and Landscaping will share information on 2014 gardening trends.

Info: (701) 787-7984.

GF church to host St. Patrick’s dinner

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas are serving a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 216 Belmont Road, Grand Forks. The menu includes corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, dessert and more. Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for children five to 12, while children four and younger eat free.

Info: 701) 775-8401.

Park River Bible Camp to hold retreats

The Park River (N.D.) Bible Camp, 106 Solid Rock Circle, is hosting a scrapbook/stamping retreat March 21 to 23. A selection of supplies will be available at the store. The cost for the retreat is $110, with registration forms available at

Info: (701) 284-6795.

GF church to hold gift of life mass

St. Mary’s Church, 216 Belmont Road, Grand Forks, will hold a mass to celebrate the gift of life March 25. The rosary will be recited at 5:10 p.m., followed by mass at 5:30 p.m., with Bishop John Folda as the celebrant.

Info: (701) 775-9318.

GF church to host live and silent auction

Riverside Christian School is holding a live and silent auction at 1 p.m. March 29 at Hope Church, 1601 17th Ave. S., Grand Forks. Funds raised from the auction will help support the school.

Info: (218) 773-1770.

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