KADRMAS APPOINTED TO SERVE AS PAROCHIAL VICAR OF MINOT CHURCH The Rev. Christopher J. Kadrmas, JCL, has been appointed to serve as parochial vicar to St. Leo's Catholic Church in Minot. His appointment was effective March 9.
He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on May 25, 2000, in Bismarck. His assignments have included St. Wenceslaus Church and Trinity High School in Dickinson from 2000-2002, Canon law studies in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, from 2002-2004, Christ the King Church in Mandan in 2005 and St. Hildegard Church in Menoken and Sacred Heart Church in Wilton from 2005-2010.
Kadrmas, who is licensed in canon law, worked for the Diocese of Bismarck in the official capacity of Judicial Vicar and director of the Office of Canonical Services from 2005-2010 and will continue as a part-time church lawyer for the diocesan offices in Bismarck in addition to his duties at St. Leo's.
Rev. Christopher Kadrmas
Kadrmas, who is a native of Bowman, worked as an occupational therapist in the former St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot from 1992-1994.
MINOT YOUTH FOR CHRIST HOSTING 'MINOT'S GOT TALENT' Minot Youth For Christ is hosting "Minot's Got Talent," formerly known as Singspiration, on April 10 at 6 p.m. in First Assembly of God Church, 1805-2nd St. SE. The event will showcase young people from Minot YFC and several local churches as they lead worship through music, drama and dance.
There will also be a presentation on summer ministry activities through YFC as well as information on the Fall "Report to the People" banquet in October.
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A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow.
For more information, call 839-4660.
MEATBALL DINNER TO BE SERVED BY CARPIO CHURCH MEMBERS The annual spring dinner in Carpio Lutheran Church will be April 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, lefse, green beans and coleslaw, along with an assortment of fresh pies, will be served.
The cost will be $8 for adults and $4 for youth ages 6 to 12. Preschoolers will not be charged.
The Carpio Lutheran Church Women and Sunday school will hold raffles in conjunction with the dinner.
CONCERT PLANNED IN MINOT CHURCH "The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ According to John," by Christopher Walker, will be presented Sunday at 7 p.m. in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 707-16th Ave. SW.
Lucas Brown is directing the concert.
A time of fellowship will follow.
MINOT CHURCH TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER SUNDAY Dr. Gerald Whitely, Creation lecturer, will speak during worship services Sunday at 9:45 and 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m. in Heritage Baptist Church, 435-21st St. NW.
Whitely, a graduate of Edgewood, Md., High School, is a longtime resident of Ringgold, Ga. He has a bachelor degree in Bible from Tennessee Temple University with master and doctorate degrees in Bible from Covington Theological Seminary in Georgia. He has taught science for 14 years and has been involved in worldwide missions for 20 years.
The topics for Sunday will include Beliefs of Evolution, The Geologic Column and Evolution Falsified. There will be questions from the floor after each session. Whitely also will have a PowerPoint presentation with replica fossils on display.
Nursery services will be available.
The Rev. Brian Ferree II is pastor of the church.
For more information, call the church at 833-1798 or visit the Web site at heritagebaptist.net.
HARVEY CHURCH SETS DATE FOR ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER ?First Lutheran Church of Harvey will its 18th annual turkey supper Sunday from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
The cost will be $7 for adults, $5 for youth ages 6-12 and $3 for children ages 3-5.
Proceeds will support Fair Trade Mission, Lutheran World Relief Quilters and other church projects.
DISCUSSION GROUPS TO FOCUS ON ISSUES FACING BOYS, FAMILIES, COMMUNITY First Lutheran Church, 120-5th Ave. NW, will host a discussion group beginning today and running through early May. The discussion material will focus on issues facing boys, their families and their communities as detailed in the book by Dr. Leonard Sax, "Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men."
The first session will be today from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Identical sessions will be offered Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. All sessions are intended to allow flexibility in scheduling. The Saturday and Tuesday sessions will be facilitated by the Rev. Mike Pancoast and the Wednesday sessions will be facilitated by Marcella Nelson.
The discussion group will conclude the first full week in May.
For more information, send an e-mail to email@example.com or call 852-4853.