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Tri-Lutheran choir to sing three times

The three choirs from First Lutheran Church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and United Lutheran Church will combine for a morning of singing Nov. 8. The joint choir will sing at all three churches at part of worship.

The schedule is 8 a.m. at St. Paul’s, 8:40 a.m. at United and 9:30 a.m. at First Lutheran.

RVCWC plans ‘Best Version of You’ day

River Valley Christian Women’s Connection is sponsoring the “Best Version of You” luncheon Monday Nov. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the St. James Hotel. The event includes a history of hats style show and speaker Judy Meisner presenting “Hats Off to You” about the many hats a mother wears.

The cost is $15. Reservations must be made by Nov. 4 by emailing or calling Barb Kolby at 651-212-6503.

River Valley Christian Women’s Connection is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries. Visit for more information.

World Community Day is Nov. 6

Church Women United will celebrate World Community Day at First Lutheran Church on Friday Nov. 6 starting at 9:30 a.m. “Journey Together” will be presented by Otis Zanders. Organizers encourage everyone, not just women, to attend this presentation.

Hospice to hold memorial service

Hospice at Mayo Clinic Health System will hold its annual memorial service for families and friends to honor the memory of loved ones who have died and to comfort those who mourn. The service will be 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 1 at the First Lutheran Church, 615 W. Fifth St., Red Wing.

The ceremony will offer attendees an opportunity to have time for remembrance through selected readings and hymns, reflection and a candle-lighting ceremony.

Light refreshments will follow the service. For more information. contact Kelley Adelsman, the spiritual care coordinator, at 651-345-3410.

Women invited to reflection event

Advent Reflections is a program for women. Are you already feeling holiday stress? Come and prepare your heart to experience a peaceful Christmas season.

Pati Kachel will speak at the event set for 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday Nov. 8 at Sabylund Lutheran Church, W11103 County Road J, rural Stockholm.

Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 715-495-4768.

Help is there

Faith in Action in Red Wing is an interfaith volunteer program serving seniors and those in distressed circumstances. The organization’s goal is to help individuals in the community remain independent.

All services are provided by caring volunteers, with no charge to the recipient. Services include local transportation, out-of-town transportation for medical purposes, visiting, library books, respite care and caregiver support group.

Visit or call 651-327-2400.