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Nevis Church of Christ
Vacation Bible School will be held July 15-19 at Nevis Church of Christ for kids up to sixth grade. Share supper with us at 5 p.m., followed by VBS from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each evening. The last evening will feature a special celebration with the parents. This year's VBS is titled "Time Lab." Travel back in time and witness epic events in history as we meet heroes of faith and experience life in ancient cultures. Come share the music, teaching time, science and crafts, fun games and challenges. Children are loved by their Creator. Jesus said to let them come to him (Luke 18:16). We want children to come to Christ and not be hindered in any way from doing so. To that end, we combine a biblically rich VBS with off-the-charts fun. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. on July 15. To pre-register, call Dawn at 536-0549. Nevis Church of Christ is located at the corner of Pleasant Ave. and Bunyan Trails Road (County Road 2) in Nevis. Services are at 10 a.m. on Sundays, with junior worship during the service. Adult Bible study is at 9 a.m. The church has a bus available for transportation if needed. All are welcome to attend. For more information or to arrange to be picked up for services, call Pastor Paul at 652-3900.
Calvary Lutheran Church
Calvary Lutheran Church welcomes all for services. Saturday service will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8 we will have worship service at 8 a.m. and praise worship with communion at 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship will be at 9 a.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Total Impact Bible study for high school students is at 7 a.m. Monday at Bella Café. Everyone is welcome for low-impact exercise at 8 a.m. on Monday in the youth commons. Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. on Monday in the fellowship hall. Text study of the Sunday readings will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Luther room. Christian Life Study Group will meet at 5 p.m. Monday. Kindness Circle will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Faith & Literature will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Tai Chi will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the youth commons. Peace Circle will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Helen's Kitchen will serve a meal from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall. Low-impact exercise will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday in the youth commons. There will be no Joy Circle on Wednesday. Heritage Living Center Bible study will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. Men's fellowship will met at 7 p.m. on Friday.
St. Johns Lutheran (Park Rapids)
Come rejoicing! Join us for worship this Sunday at 8 or 10:30 a.m. The sermon title is "Wonderful Weakness," based on 2 Corinthians 12:1-10. Bible study is held between services at 9:30 a.m. St. Johns sponsors "The Lutheran Hour" broadcast on KPRM 870AM at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. This week's topic is "Sufficiency," based on 2 Corinthians 12:9. St. Johns (LCMS) is located on Highway 34 across from the Hubbard County Fairgrounds. For more information, contact the church at 732-9783 or visit our website at www.stjohnspr.org.
Trinity Church - Episcopal and Presbyterian
Worship on Sunday, July 8 will be led by Rev. Mary Marotte. The service begins at 9 a.m. with coffee and fellowship time to follow. Morning prayer will be observed at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, followed by the worship committee meeting at 10 a.m. The church office will be open that day. Trinity Church is a unique partnership recognized by the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota and the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located at Court Ave. and Third St. W. in Park Rapids, and is handicap accessible. Look for the red doors. For more information visit Trinity's website at www.trinityparkrapids.org.
St. John's Lutheran (Akeley)
Come to St. John's (LCMS) in Akeley at 9 a.m. on Sunday. Fellowship follows the service. Vacation Bible School will be 4 to 7 p.m. July 15-18. This month's Christian movie "I Can Only Imagine" will be shown on Friday, July 20 at both 2 and 7 p.m. Dennis Quaid and Trace Adkins star in this inspiring true story behind MercyMe's beloved song. It's an uplifting, music-filled movie that illustrates the power of forgiveness and God's love. Please note that we are only showing the movie on the third Friday this month. Free movie popcorn, pop and water will be offered. We are located at the corner of Carroll Street and Pleasant Avenue, one block off Highway 34 in Akeley.
Eastside Christian Church
Eastside Christian Church invites you to join us this Sunday at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m., or try our new 4:30 p.m. service. This is week 2 of our new series "Shoes." As much as we like our shoes, we occasionally need to step into others, or at least try them on. When we walk in each other's shoes and try to understand and empathize with each other, our capacity to love expands. Wondering what your next step is? Try "Next Steps" during our 10 a.m. service. Find out what Eastside is all about, what God is doing here, and how you can join us in this exciting journey! Jump in any week. Your children ages birth through fifth grade are welcome in Kidside while you attend each service. We are located 6 miles southeast of Park Rapids at 16623 State Hwy 87. Check out www.eastside.com.
Riverside United Methodist Church
Enjoy worship this summer at Riverside United Methodist Church, Highway 71 North in Park Rapids! Riverside offers a traditional service at 8:30 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10:30 a.m., with a staffed nursery available at both services. Worship is led by Pastors Chip Nielsen and Lori Nielsen. This week's message is titled "Rain," with readings from the book of Matthew. Want an outdoor worship experience? Take in a service at Itasca State Park. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. at the "Cathedral in the Pines," located next to the museum. Wednesday, July 11, Riverside will host a picnic at their outdoor pavilion, beginning at 6 p.m. Special guests will be the Barte family, missionaries in Laos. Everyone is welcome. Riverside's building is handicap accessible. Communion is served the first Sunday of each month and is open to everyone. Call the church office at 732-5205 for more information about worship, outreach and programming or visit the website at www.riversideumcchurch.com. Become a fan on Facebook!
Lakes Area Vineyard Church
Join us for our Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. We are a community of believers with an outward focus on mission and vision of experiencing God, growing in love and giving it away. This Sunday Pastor Troy Easton will be teaching on 1 Corinthians chapter 6. Vineyard Kids is available during worship for nursery through fourth grade. Vineyard Church is located at 17765 State Hwy 34 in Park Rapids. For more details check us out at www.vineyardcharch.com.
Hubbard United Methodist
"Catch the Hubbard Spirit" at Hubbard United Methodist Church when the lively hymn sing begins at 8:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 8. We continue with worship at 9 a.m. with Rev. Tom Harmon preaching the message "Grace Sufficient," based on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10. Our choir anthem this week will be "Blessed Assurance," with words by Fanny J. Crosby and Phoebe P. Knapp and arranged by Harold DeCou. All are invited to stay for coffee fellowship following the service. Wednesday worship includes a community supper at 5:30 p.m., community worship service at 6 p.m. and choir at 7 p.m.
Peace Lutheran Church
Sunday morning worship at Peace Lutheran Church (LCMC) begins at 9:30 a.m. Services on the first and third Sundays of the month are a traditional service, and the second and fourth are contemporary. Join us this week as Pastor Tim Balfanz shares the message. Women's community Bible study meets on Mondays at 1 p.m. Men's Bible study meets at 8 a.m. Wednesdays. Pie and ice cream social follows the service on Sunday, July 15. The Women of the Word (WOW) garage sale is Saturday, July 21. Follow us on Facebook! The church is located at 24025 State 34 in Nevis. For more information, visit www.peaceluthernnevis.com, call 652-6508, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Redeemer Lutheran Church (LCMS) is located at 15 12th St. SE in Menahga. Worship is led by Pastor David Walsh at 9 a.m. Sunday, and a Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 564-4931 or visit dwallkenobi.wixsite.com/redeemerlutheran.
The Akeley United Methodist congregation exists to serve Hubbard County communities in any way we can. If you are looking for a church home to connect with others and grow in your faith journey, you'll find a place to belong at Akeley UMC. Sunday worship begins at 10 a.m. followed by a time of refreshments. An ecumenical Bible study is hosted on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Pines in Nevis. We're studying the gospel of Mark. The study is open to all church denominational backgrounds or no church at all. Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. the men's fishing league will be going to Waboose Lake. Akeley United Methodist Church is located one block south of the Hwy. 34 & Hwy. 64 intersection. Questions? Call 252-6251 or 652-2572.
Heartland Lutheran Community Church
The Heartland Lutheran Community Parish invites all to worship Sunday at 9 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Nevis and 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Akeley. All are welcome at the Lord's Supper every Sunday. Fellowship coffee at First Lutheran begins at 9:30 a.m. and follows the worship at Bethany. Visitors are always welcome! Sunday evening Bible Study meets at 5 p.m. at the Smee home. Meet Pastor Carleton on Mondays at Zappy's for coffee and conversation. He is at First Lutheran on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. The UCAN office is open Tuesday mornings. The Parish men's breakfast and Bible study meets Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Bethany. The Heartland Parish communities will join with Akeley Methodist Church for worship on Sunday, June 24 at Paul's Patio in Akeley. Repair work on the retreat house at White Earth is scheduled for June 25-29. Workers are needed to help with this project. The community dinner at Bethany is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month. All are invited to these free monthly meals, a time for food and fellowship. Bethany prayer chain is at 652-3485 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information go to Facebook, www.flcakeley.org, or www.bethanylutherannevis.org.
Faithbridge Church's worship schedule for the summer (through Sept. 2) includes a traditional service at 8:15 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10 a.m. The second service is also streamed live from our website. Fellowship time begins at 9:15 a.m. A staffed nursery is available at both services. Faithbridge is located in Park Rapids on Hwy 71 South. For more information call the church office at 732-1404 or visit www.faithbridgepr.org.
Fellowship Baptist Church
Fellowship Baptist Church is located at Pleasant and Main streets in Nevis, half a block east of the giant muskie. Call Pastor Tom Drury at 952-222-0596 for more information.
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church is located at 909 W. 8th St., Park Rapids. For more information, call 732-3321 or visit www.fbcpr.org.
Join us for worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Weekly small groups are also available. Pastor Russell Smith's purpose is to introduce Jesus to people and connect them with their destiny in God. Frontline Church is located at 15936 192nd Street in Park Rapids, one mile north of Walmart and one block east of Henrietta Avenue. To contact us, call 237-3727, email email@example.com or visit www.accessfrontline.com.
Grace Community Church of Osage invites all to a worship service on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Preceding the service is Sunday school and an adult Bible class at 9:30 a.m. Following the morning service there is a weekly time of fellowship and refreshments. The church is located one block north of the old schoolhouse in Osage. Grace also hosts a community breakfast each Wednesday at 9 a.m. with a freewill donation. Also available are a women's Bible study Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and an adult Bible study Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Paul McKibben can be reached at 573-3143.
Iglesia Cristo Viene
Damos la bienvenida a nuestros amigos españoles de habla hispana en los Servicios de becas que se celebra todos los sábados a las 4:30 p.m. Iglesia Puente de Fe Fireside Sala del Centro de Vida Familiar en el 1505 Park Ave. S. (Note: This Spanish-language ministry meets in the fireside room at the Faithbridge Church Family Life Center.)
Restoration Christian Church
The Restoration Christian Church currently meets on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. in the basement of the Park Rapids Library. For more information call 237-1700 or visit their website at www.restorechurch.com.
First English Lutheran, Dorset
First English Lutheran Church (LCMS) is located at 20252 State Hwy. 226 in Dorset. The Rev. Chris Davis is pastor. Sunday worship is at 9 a.m. with Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Book club meets at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. A Bible class is at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays. Men's club meets at 8 a.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Lutheran Women's Missionary League meets at 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 732-9466 or visit dorsetlutheran.org.
Park Rapids SDA Church
Join the Park Rapids Seventh Day Adventist Church this Saturday with Sabbath School beginning at 9:30 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m. The church is located at 18908 Elisha Dr. in Park Rapids. For more information visit their website at parkrapidsmn.adventistchurch.org.
Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene
Park Rapids Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene, formerly Evergreen Church, invites all to worship service and Bible study every Sunday at 10 a.m., as well as women's group every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and men's group every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in fellowship, study and worship, with a goal of bringing the hope of Christ to the Park Rapids community. Contact Campus Pastor Seth Keysor at 330-1130 for more information, find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PRChurchOftheNazarene, or at www.cohmn.com. The church campus is located at 295 Western Ave. S. in Park Rapids.
New Life Community Church
Join New Life Community Church on a journey to know God better. Sunday school classes for all ages meet every Sunday at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. New Life Community Church is a non-denominational church located at 600 Bridge Street in Park Rapids; two blocks north and two blocks west of Holiday gas station.
Assembly of God
Sunday school at Park Rapids Assembly of God begins at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. At 10:30 a.m. there is a Praise and Worship Experience. Wednesday Night Bible study is from 7 to 8:15 p.m. for all ages. Office hours at Assembly of God are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For additional information, contact the Assembly of God Church in Park Rapids, the phone number is (218) 732-8818. The church is located at 208 Western Ave. South in Park Rapids; half a mile west of the fairgrounds off of Highway 34.
Sunday Worship at Bethany Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Menahga begins at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school is on the first and third Sundays of the month at 9:30 a.m. during the school year. The church is located at 59423 140th Street in Menahga. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
Friends In Christ Lutheran
Sunday worship at First In Christ Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Sebeka begins at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. during the school year.
The church is located at 305 5th Street NW in Sebeka at the DAC building. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
First English Lutheran, Menahga
Sunday Worship at First English Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Menahga begins at 8:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. during the school year. The church is located at 17 Main St. NW in Menahga. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
Join White Oak Bible Chapel for Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship services begin at 11 a.m.
White Oak Bible Chapel is located at 30908 170th St. in Akeley for questions call the church at 652-3848.
Assumption of Our Lady
Sunday Mass at Assumption of Our Lady Catholic church in Menahga begins at 10:30 a.m. Thursday Mass at Green Pines Acres Nursing Home begins at 10 a.m. The church is located at 113 Aspen Ave. in Menahga. For more information contact the church at 564-4509.
Disciples of Messiah Yahusha are meeting each Sabbath in homes. For more information, call 766-8176.
Join in worship at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Snellman every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion every first and third Sunday of the month. Bible class and Sunday school begin at 9:30 a.m.