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Church briefs for March 14 & 15

From the Saturday & Sunday March 14 & 15 Republican Eagle print edition:

‘Lord’s Prayer’ moves to Presbterian Church

Red Wing will have two ecumenical evening worship services Wednesday March 18 coordinated by churches around the park.

The 5 p.m. service will be at First Presbyterian Church with a meal at 5:30 p.m. The 6:30 p.m. service will be at United Lutheran Church. Pastor Justin Boeding of United Lutheran will preach at both services.

The 2015 theme is “The Lord’s Prayer.” Loose offering will go to the Community Care Fund.

Join the mediation

Christ Episcopal Church will hold community worship services at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. These meditations will continue through Lent.

Southeast Deanery will meet in Cannon Falls

The Southeast Deanery of the Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women will host a Day of Recollection at St. Pius V Catholic Church of Cannon Falls on Thursday March 26.

The day will include speaker Sister Martha Alken, rosary, Mass and lunch with a brief board meeting to follow. Registration and coffee begins at 9:30 a.m. and lunch is planned for noon.

Alken is an association pastoral minister at St. John Neumann in Eagan, Minnesota. She is the author of “The Healing Power of Forgiveness.” An offering will be collected.

Methodists will host as well as serve supper

The Community Meal/Sunday Supper will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday March 15 at First United Methodist Church. The home congregation will serve the meal this weekend.

This is free and open to everyone. Local congregations, organizations and service groups take turns serving the food.

Prayer day is March 21

Join in united prayer 9 a.m. to noon Saturday March 21 at the Villa Maria. Centering Prayer groups throughout the world gather in an annual global experience of fellowship. Centering Prayer is a form of Christian Meditation.

There will be a period of prayer followed by a DVD presentation by Father Thomas Keating with time for discussion.

For information or to register, call Joan at 651- 388-7921 or the Villa at 651-345-4582.

Healing services set

First Lutheran Church will hold services of healing today and Sunday. The liturgy, music and readings will support the theme, and there will be annointing of oils.

Bowling event planned

United Lutheran Church’s bowling group will be at Bierstube Bowl 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday March 15. Couples, families and individuals are welcome. The cost is about $4.