Faith briefs for Oct. 18

Wolf receives photo from CUF

The Catholic United Financial council: Bread of Life, from Holy Redeemer Church, presented the Rev. Paul Wolf with a framed photo of Pope Francis. The photo will be on permanent display in the lower gathering space in the newly- renovated church basement. The council also provided a similar photo to Holy Redeemer School. Pictured at the presentation are: Dorothy Vandendriessche, fraternal secretary; Cheri and Scott Mathiowetz, youth liaison; Blaise Mathiowetz; Wolf; Steve Verkinderen, council president; Sandi Knutson, auditor; Dan Markell, Catholic United Financial sales rep; Karen Schuch, auditor; Steve Knutson, Pat Verkinderen.

Junior, senior high youth invited to anti-bullying event Wednesday in Balaton

All junior and senior high youth are invited to Stand Up! Anti-Bullying event from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Victory Christian Church, 1010 Lake Yankton Ave., Balaton.

The featured speaker is Luke Nelson who will tell his story of being a victim of bullying in high school. Nelson overcame bullying and wants to inspire youth to stand up for others who may be bullied. Music will be provided by a Marshall area youth band.

Pastor appreciation dinner Nov. 3 at MMS

The Marshall area pastor appreciation dinner will feature Bob Stromberg. The event, an evening of fun, food and fellowship honoring Marshall area pastors, will be Sunday, Nov. 3, at Marshall Middle School, 401 E. Saratoga St., Marshall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at Treasured Times, Hy-Vee or online at Email for more information. Proceeds will be donated to House of Hope Minnesota and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

DivorceCare begins Monday at Marshall Ev Free

DivorceCare will be offered from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Marshall Evangelical Free Church, 410 Airport Road (County Road 7). DivorceCare is a Christ-centered, Bible-based DVD series for those who are divorced or separated. The series runs seven to eight weeks. Alumni or anyone recently divorced, separated or divorced for a long time are invited to attend.

The DVDs and workbooks have been recently updated and offer teachings from experts in the field of divorce recovery. Each 40-minute video is followed by discussion. Some of the topics are dealing with loneliness, depression, finances, children and forgiveness.

The cost of the series is $15 to cover the workbook; scholarships are available. For questions or to register, call Kay at 537-1815 or Marshall Evangelical Church at 532-4804.

Chili supper Sunday in Minneota

St. Paul’s Church in Minneota is sponsoring a chili supper from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the church. Chili, French bread, bars and a beverage will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Pro-life breakfast set for Oct. 27 at Carlin Hall

A pro-life pancake, egg and sausage breakfast is from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct 27, in Carlin Hall, Holy Redeemer Church basement, Marshall, sponsored by Birthright of Marshall. Everyone is welcome. A free will offering will be accepted.