PILGRIMAGE SCHEDULED ON PALM SUNDAY A coalition of Minot churches will participate in a Palm Sunday Pilgrimage April 17. The walk will begin at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1615-2nd St. SE, at 2 p.m. and proceed to All Saints Episcopal, 301 S. Main St., Bethany Lutheran, 215-3rd Ave. SE, and Congregational United Church of Christ, 430 N. Broadway, ending with a luncheon at Faith United Methodist, 801 W. University Ave., about 4:30 p.m. This is the 11th year the pilgrimage has been held.
Members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Christ Lutheran Church, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Minot State, Vincent United Methodist Church and the Trinity chaplain staff will present a short program at each church. The theme for the presentations will be "The Silent Witnesses" and will feature "first person" narratives by the Thorn, the Robe, the Nail, the Spear and the Shroud. Participants will carry a wooden cross from church to church.
People of all denominations may be a part of the pilgrimage, which combines elements of the Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday and Christ's carrying the cross to Calvary on Good Friday.
ROAST BEEF DINNER TO BE SERVED APRIL 17 IN GLENBURN CHURCH The annual roast beef dinner in Trinity Lutheran Church, Glenburn, will be April 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The cost will be $9 for adults and $4 for youth ages 5-12. Children age 4 and under will eat free.
Take-out meals will be available.
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WESTERN PRAIRIE CLUSTER OF ELCA SPRING GATHERING BEING HELD TODAY ?"God Isn't Finished with Us Yet" is the theme for the spring gathering of the Western Prairie Cluster of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America which will be held today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Christ Lutheran Church, 502-17th St. NW.
Individuals may bring a "love offering" for the YWCA/Florence Anderson Center of Hope in Minot. Each unit is asked to bring a donation of fabric kits for Lutheran World Relief. Quarters will also be collected to support a synod in the Central African Republic.
A time of fellowship, devotions and music will be a part of the event. A light breakfast and a noon lunch will be served. The cost is $7.
ANNUAL ROAST BEEF DINNER TO BE SERVED IN RYDER The men of St. John's Lutheran Church in Ryder will serve their annual Palm Sunday roast beef dinner April 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church.
Proceeds of the freewill offering will go to Camp of the Cross which is located near Garrison.
ANNUAL FASHION, FOOD, FAITH EVENT SCHEDULED Faith United Methodist Church of Minot will present its fourth annual fashion, food and faith extravaganza April 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Moose Lodge, 400-9th St. SW.
The event will include a style show featuring vintage to present wedding dresses, musical entertainment, a lunch and door prizes.
Tickets, $15 each, are available by calling 838-1540, 838-3102 or 720-5090.
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHOIR TO PRESENT EASTER CANTATA The Immanuel Baptist Church Choir of Minot will present the Easter Cantata "As Sure As My Redeemer Lives, So Shall I" April 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the church at 1615-2nd St. SE.
The choir will be directed by Virginia Dohms and accompanied by Immanuel Baptist youth and adult band.
LORENTZEN SCHEDULED TO PRESENT CONCERT IN MINOT CHURCH Madison Lorentzen, a singer/songwriter from Washburn, will be in concert Sunday at 6 p.m. in Southside Church of the Nazarene, 2220-24th Ave. SE.
When he isn't farming, Lorentzen enjoys sharing his music and testimony with others. In addition to singing, he plays guitar and harmonica.
Lorentzen, who also plays original pieces, cites varied musical influences, ranging from Johnny Cash to Keith Green.
ANNUAL RUMMAGE, BAKE SALE TO BE HELD IN MINOT CHURCH The annual rummage and bake sale will be held April 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the activity room of Bethany Lutheran Church, 215-3rd Ave. SE.
Many items will be sold for 50 cents.
MINOT CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB TO MEET TUESDAY Minot Christian Women's Club will meet Tuesday from 12:15 to 2 p.m. in the Grand International Inn, Minot. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10, inclusive.
Carlotta Rasmussen, of Jamestown, will be the speaker and special music will be provided by Linda Basler and Debbie Currie, both of Minot. The program will include a presentation, "Spring Spruce Up," by Ruby Walters, of Mohall.
Reservations are requested by calling Cheryl Jones at 833-7895.