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FAITH MATTERS: Wrecked chapel backers set Circle of Prayer . . . Iowa college choir to sing in GF church . . . GF church to host Jamestown, N.D., choir

Wrecked chapel backers set Circle of Prayer LEONARD, MINN. -- Supporters of the fire-damaged Faith Bible Chapel of Clover, near here and northwest of Bemidji, are calling for a "Circle of Prayer" of people to join at the chapel at 2 p.m. today. I...

Wrecked chapel backers set Circle of Prayer

LEONARD, MINN. -- Supporters of the fire-damaged Faith Bible Chapel of Clover, near here and northwest of Bemidji, are calling for a "Circle of Prayer" of people to join at the chapel at 2 p.m. today. It was burned Jan. 4 and needs to be replaced with a new building.

"So, we ask that you join us for a time of prayer of wisdom and guidance around the chapel before the demolition begins," Delores Torgeson said. The chapel is at 53299 269th Ave., rural Leonard.

For more info, call Torgerson at (218) 776-3578 or e-mail delorestorgeson@gvtel.com .

Iowa college choir to sing in GF church

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GRAND FORKS -- The Emmaus Bible College Choir, Dubuque, Iowa, will present a concert at 7 p.m. Monday in Faith Evangelical Free Church, 1400 24th Ave. S. It's free and open to the public.

Info: (701) 772-3452; online at www.faithfree.com .

GF church to host Jamestown, N.D., choir

GRAND FORKS -- The Jamestown (N.D.) College Choir will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Wesley United Methodist Church, 1600 Fourth Ave. N. It's free and open to the public.

Info: (701) 772-1869; online at www.gfwesley.org .

EGF Christian school to hold open house

EAST GRAND FORKS -- Riverside Christian School will hold an open house for students in all grades from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Preschool and kindergarten students will perform at 3 p.m. It's a chance to meet teachers and see classrooms.

Info: (218) 773-1770; online at www.riversidechristianschool.org .

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GF church to host hospice talk

GRAND FORKS -- Larissa Pesek from Altru Health System's Hospice program will speak about its services for patients and their families facing life-limiting illnesses to face death with dignity at 6:45 p.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church, 5555 S. Washington St. Everyone is welcome; there is no cost.

Info: (701) 775-5545; e-mail Joann Parnell at joann@firstpresgf.org .

Student organizes Christian rock concert

NORTHWOOD, N.D. -- A Northwood high school student has organized a Christian rock concert for the new high school here. Zach Raknerud says the nationally known bands Seventh-Day Slumber, DecembeRadio and Kiros will perform at 7 p.m. March 14 in the school, only a year old, built to replace the one destroyed by a tornado. Tickets are free for those 18 and younger and $10 for others. They can be bought in Northwood and at the Christian Bookshelf in Grand Forks' Grand Cities Mall on 17th Avenue South. Groups can buy reserve tickets.

Info: (701) 587-6163.

Bible camp sets quilting retreat

PARK RIVER, N.D. -- It's "Cabin Fever Reliever" quilting retreat March 12-14 at Park River Bible Camp, west of here.

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Info: (701) 284-6795; see online at goprbc@polarcomm.com .

GF church to hold simulcast ministries

GRAND FORKS -- Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, 1616 17th St. S., will hold a simulcast video of well-known Bible teacher Beth Moore speaking on "So Long, Insecurity" from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 24 in the church.

Everyone is welcome to the free events.

Info: (701) 772-5790.

First Presbyterian hosts 'Healing Attitudes'

GRAND FORKS -- In a series called "Healing Attitudes," the Rev. Gretchen Graf will lead discussions on "the strong connection between the attitude we bring to living and our physical and emotional wellness," according to a news release from First Presbyterian Church, 5555 S. Washington St. "We will explore how positive attitudes can promote our physical health and our overall happiness using a variety of resources from many faith traditions; and more."

The series will run from 4 to 5 p.m. Sundays through March 28 in the church. It's free and open to all.

Info: (701) 775-5545.

If you have stories or announcements for Faith & Religion, contact Stephen J. Lee at (701) 780-1237; (800) 477-6572, ext. 237; or e-mail slee@gfherald.com ; fax, (701) 780-1123.

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