Faith briefs for Dec. 27

Beginning Experience support group starts Jan. 13

Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people, is offering its Level II “Rebuilding” series for 10 weeks, beginning Jan. 13.

The Monday sessions begin at 7 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church on Church Street and A Street in Marshall. Registration will take 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 who are past the initial pain of losing a partner and are working to put their lives back together. All dialogue is confidential, and facilitators are individuals who have suffered a similar loss. To register or for questions concerning level participation, contact Kevin A. 507-227-1116 or, Tammy B. 507-227-1625, or Anna H. at 507-530-2639 or