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St. Paul's celebrates being Reconciled in Christ: Church briefs

St. Paul's Lutheran Church will observe Reconciling in Christ at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.

St. Paul's is the only church in Red Wing that has chosen to become an RIC congregation. This means that the leadership and congregation have taken an active, vocal stand to proclaim that all people, regardless of gender, race, color, sexual orientation, age, physical capabilities, or economic or social standing are welcome.

St. Paul's became the first RIC congregation in southeastern Minnesota in 2000.

United Lutheran to help with Community Meal

The Community Meal/Sunday Supper will be served at 5 p.m. Jan. 22, at First United Methodist Church. United Lutheran Church will provide the serves.

This free meal is open to all.

Library books can be delivered

In cooperation with the Red Wing Public Library, Faith in Action volunteers are matched with individuals unable to get to the library. The volunteers will pick out books, deliver to an individual and then return them through the Book House Call program. Timing is arranged with the receivers and volunteers. For information, call 651-327-2400.

In View of God's Mercy group meets

In View of God's Mercy, addiction from a biblical perspective holds meetings at 7 p.m. Saturdays at First Covenant Church, 2302 Twin Bluff Road. Fellowship, education, prayer and discussion are part of the program. For more information, call 651-301-1008.

Interfaith group helps others

Faith in Action 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, friendly visiting, library books, respite care and a caregiver support group. The only out-of-town transportation offered is for radiation treatments.

For information, visit or call 651-327-2400.

Take the Road to Recovery

Faith in Action offers the Road to Recovery program. This is the only out-of-town transportation service provided by Faith in Action and is for individuals receiving radiation treatments for cancer.

The office coordinates with family, church and public health in assuring the patient has adequate transportation from Red Wing to treatment at Minneapolis or Rochester. For information, call 651-327-2400.