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Faith matters: Grand Forks church to host Sarah Hart

GF church to host Sarah Hart

Calvary Lutheran Church, 1405 Ninth St. S., Grand Forks, is hosting “A Night of Song and Story with Sarah Hart” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Hart is a Grammy nominated singer/songwriter from Nashville and will perform original Christian songs on acoustic guitar and piano. Tickets are $10 and kids are free.

Info: (701) 772-4897.

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 Tuesday. 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 free meal

Zion United Methodist Church, 1001 24th Ave. S., Grand Forks, will host a free meal from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Free blood pressure checks will also be available.

Info: (218) 791-6958.

GF church to host live, 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.

Priscilla Shirer to speak to GF church

Hope Church, 1601 17th Ave. S., Grand Forks, will host a simulcast with best-selling author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 5. Tickets are $10 and can be bought by contacting the church.

Info: (701) 772-1884.

Fertile church to hold women’s luncheon

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is hosting a spring women’s luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 5 at the Fertile (Minn.) Community Center, 101 S. Mill St.

Celebrating women and the special bonds they share with friends and family, the event includes a meal prepared by Erickson’s Smokehouse, a silent auction, prizes and a keynote address by motivational speaker Renee Rongen. Tickets are $30 and are available at

Info: (218) 280-8290.

GF meditation center to hold retreat

The Lotus Meditation Center, 2908 University Ave., Grand Forks, is hosting Mark Nunberg, who leads the Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis, for its spring retreat April 11 to 13. Registration is $95 and can be done by contacting Kristen at or (701) 777-4647.

Nunberg will also host a free Dharma Talk from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 that the community is invited to attend.

Info: (701) 777-4647.

GF church to hold lecture, workshops

UND Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center, 3012 University Ave., Grand Forks, is hosting “Re-Thinking How Christianity Began” April 25 to 26.

The event starts with a lecture titled “Violence, Belonging and the Beginnings of Christianity” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 25 and continues with workshops from 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 4 p.m. April 26. All events are free for UND students. The lecture is $20, while the workshops are $30 each.

Info: (701) 775-5581.

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