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Kommers leads Lenten service on Wednesday

Red Wing will have two ecumenical evening worship services Wednesday March 11 coordinated by churches around the park.

The 5 p.m. service will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The 6:30 p.m. service will be at United Lutheran Church. Father Thomas Kommers of the Church of St. Joseph’s will preach at both churches.

There will be a meal at 5:30 p.m.

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

Mediate in the morning

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

Vasa offers meal

Vasa Lutheran Church will serve the free Community Dinner 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday March 11 at Vasa Lutheran Center. Come enjoy fellowship and a meatloaf dinner together. Worship begins at 6:30 pm.

Bishop will preach at Christ Episcopal

The Right Rev. Brian N. Prior, the bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota, will be at Christ Episcopal Church this Sunday, March 8. He will preach and celebrate the Eucharist at 8 and 10 a.m.

Following the 8 a.m. service, there will be an open forum with the bishop.

After the 10 a.m. service the bishop will join community members for refreshments and fellowship at the Sunday morning coffee hour.

Koiné plays in Red Wing

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Red Wing presents “Footsteps to the Cross” at 7 p.m. Friday March 13 with the Christian indie-rock band Koiné. Koiné takes its name from the Greek word for “common,” because band members play common instruments and common hymns that many people know.

This concert for the Lenten season focuses on Jesus’ journey from the Mount of Transfiguration to Mount Calvary. The concert is free and open to the public.

Bonhoeffer group meets

The Bonhoeffer Society of Red Wing will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday March 14 at First Covenant Church. Open to anyone, the group discusses life and writings of ietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the first Germans to recognize and resist Adolph Hitler’s capacity for evil. The Nazis hanged Bonhoeffer.

Community Meal will by served by St. Paul’s

Members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will serve the Community Meal/Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. Sunday March 8 at First United Methodist Church.

This is free and open to everyone. For more information, call 651-388-3262.