Church briefs 11-19-20


Interfaith Council event to focus on racism

BROOKINGS – This fall, the Brookings Interfaith Council is using Zoom to bring the wisdom and values of traditions to bear on America’s most challenging issue: Racism. The organization will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. as follows:  Nov. 19: The role of individuals in healing racism

Area residents can join the dialogues by visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4603301289, or using this meeting ID: 460 330 1289. 

For more information or if you need assistance with Zoom, call Dianne Nagy at 695-7596 or email Annette Luthy at [email protected]

Virtual quilt sale announced

BROOKINGS – First Lutheran Church is holding a virtual quilt sale.

To view photos of 60 quilts, lap robes, wall hangings, table runners and pillow cases, go to firstlutheranbrookings.org and click on the November 2020 newsletter. 

Dimensions and prices of the items will be listed.

Or call Julie Abraham at 690-6292 to request an email or paper version sent to you.

All proceeds will be used to purchase fabric an supplies for mission quilts that are sent to Lutheran World Relief for distribution all over the world and in the local community. Quilts purchased will be available for pickup at First Lutheran Church on Monday, Nov. 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Evangelist to speak at First Assembly of God

BROOKINGS – First Assembly of God Church is hosting Evangelist Roy Brewer, Sunday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m.

Brewer comes from the state of Washington, where he lives with his wife Arlene. Brewer is coming with a message, “Where Is The  World Today and What About Tomorrow?”

Brewer has been on the evangelist scene for several years. All are welcome to come and hear him share his heart. The church will follow COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing; masks will be available, as well has hand sanitizer.

No cookie walk this year

LAKE CAMPBELL – The Lake Campbell Lutheran Church cookie walk has always been an event of laughter, joy and fellowship.

Organizers have chosen to not change the spirit of this event by trying to limit attendance.

“We will take a break this year and pray that we will see you all back again in 2021,” they said in a release.

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