Faith briefs for Sept. 27
St. Genevieve’s parish festival Oct. 6 at Lake Benton School
St. Genevieve’s parish festival will be from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Lake Benton School. The menu includes chicken dinner including vegetables and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 5-12 years.
For delivery call before Oct. 6, 507-368-4839 (Ardith), 507-247-3464 (parish office), or 507-828-0733 (Chuck DeBates).
The festival also includes a country store, games and live and silent auction including a pie and quilt auction. Catholic United Financial will donate up to $500 in matching funds.
Support group starts Oct. 21 at First Lutheran
Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people, is offering its Level I aeries for eight weeks beginning Oct. 21.
The Monday night sessions begin at 7 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church on Church Street and A Street in Marshall.
Registration takes place the first two Monday nights, starting at 6:30 p.m. Registration is then closed for that session. The support group is open to people of all denominations. There is a fee to cover the cost of materials.
This series is designed for those wishing to work through the grieving process following the loss of a loved one through death, divorce or separation. All dialogue is confidential and facilitators are trained individuals who have suffered a similar loss. If you wish to register or have other questions concerning level participation, contact Gene V. at 507-215-1362 or email@example.com, Kathy P. at 507-215-2361 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Anna H. at 507-530-2639 or email@example.com.
Weekend retreat offered
Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people, is offering a weekend retreat – “A Path to Healing” – a weekend providing an individual with the opportunity to encounter self and to grow with a purpose to achieve inner peace.
The experience is to help close the door gently on the past and move on with renewed hope and purpose. The weekend retreat will take place at Shetek Lutheran Ministries and is scheduled for Oct. 18-20. Early registrations are encouraged.