SWENSON ANSWERING CALL TO THEOLOGY SCHOOL The Rev. Timothy Swenson, of Arnegard, has received a call to the Institute of Lutheran Theology of Brookings, S.D., to the position of dean of chapel and student life.
The call to serve at the Brookings school of theology means Swenson will be leaving Arnegard and Alexander and the congregations of Wilmington Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church.
The Institute of Lutheran Theology is an independent Lutheran school of theology. Committed to Scripture and to the Lutheran confessions, the Institute works with supporting congregations to educate the next generation of faithful Lutheran preachers and teachers.
Rev. Tim Swenson
Two years ago Swenson took an official stand of protest against the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America by declaring "in statu confessionis" against it. This protest continues the Lutheran tradition of confessing the errors of one's church body and calling for it to repent and amend its ways.
Swenson said, "After two years, the ELCA has neither repented nor amended its ways. The time has come to end my protest and leave the church body."
He has requested the transfer of his clergy status from the ELCA to Augsburg Lutheran Churches.
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SABBATH WORSHIP SERVICE TO BE HELD TODAY A Sabbath worship service is planned today at 2 p.m. in the Parker Senior Center, Minot. People should enter through the north door of the building.
Herb Teitgen, of Moorhead, Minn., will be the speaker.
For more information, call 219-0083 or 218-297-8692.
'LIFE FROM LOSS' SEMINAR PLANNED JUNE 2 IN MINOT Calvary Chapel, 524-21st Ave. NW, will host a "Life from Loss" seminar June 2 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the church. Registration will be from 8 to 8:30 a.m.
The seminar topic is "How to Live with a Broken Heart; Lessons in Loss."
This workshop is for people who have experienced the loss of a family member or close friend to death, divorce, or broken relationship. It will also include discussion on career reversal, housing issues, absence of a family member for military reasons and basic security needs.
The seminar is free.
To preregister or for more information, call Pastor Bill Smith at 509-4348.
FIRST BAPTIST XYZ GROUP TO MEET THURSDAY First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday at 2 p.m., in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW.
Al Evon, chief operations officerfoundation, with Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch at Minot, will share the program "Helping Youth and Families."
Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call 852-4533.
BREAKFAST PROCEEDS TO BE USED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS Knights of Columbus Council 9906 will serve a benefit breakfast Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the lower level of St. Leo's Catholic Church, 218-1st St. SE.
Pancakes, scrambled eggs, country-style sausage and biscuits and sausage gravy will be served.
Proceeds of the freewill offering will be used for scholarships for seminarians.