Faith briefs from area churches.
Eastside Christian Church
We want to be a “dangerous church,” pushing back the darkness and bringing hope to the lost. Join us Sunday, Nov. 10 for our series, “DNA of a Dangerous Church,” In which we’ll unpack four of the letters written to churches in the book of Revelation and how, today, you make up the dangerous church that will change the world. Check out www.eastside.com. Children ages birth through fifth grade are welcome in Kidside during each service – 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. We are located 6 miles southeast of Park Rapids at 16623 State Hwy 87.
Trinity Church - Episcopal and Presbyterian
Morning worship on Sunday will begin at 9 a.m., with coffee time and fellowship to follow. The church office will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, with a service of morning prayer at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Church is a unique partnership recognized by the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota and the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located at Court Ave. and Third St. W. in Park Rapids, and is handicap accessible. Look for the red doors.
Riverside United Methodist Church
Join us in worship Sunday at Riverside United Methodist Church, Highway 71 North in Park Rapids. Worship is led by Pastor Chip Nielsen and Pastor Lori Nielsen. Riverside offers a traditional service at 8:30 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10:30 a.m., with a staffed nursery available at both services. The building is handicap accessible. This Sunday, Nov. 10, our message is “Ezekiel and the Problem of the Dry Bones,” based on Ezekiel 37. Sunday school is available for children preschool through fifth grade, and all are welcome. For more information about worship, outreach and programming, call 732-5205 or visit www.riversideumcchurch.com. Become a fan on Facebook.
Hubbard United Methodist
"Catch the Hubbard Spirit" at Hubbard United Methodist Church when the lively hymn sing begins at 8:45 a.m.on Sunday, Nov. 10. Worship continues at 9 a.m. with Pastor Lauren Hauger bringing the message “Practicing Makes Perfect Peace,” based on Philippians 4:1-9. Our choir anthem this week is “There Is Peace” by Rodger Strader, arranged by Bob Krogstad. All are invited to stay for coffee fellowship after the Sunday service.
St. Johns Lutheran (Park Rapids)
Worship with us this Sunday at 8 or 10:30 a.m. St. Johns sponsors “The Lutheran Hour” broadcast on KPRM 870AM at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. St. Johns (LCMS) is located on Highway 34 across from the Hubbard County Fairgrounds. For more information, contact the church at 732-9783 or visit our website at www.stjohnspr.org.
Faithbridge Church’s Sunday worship schedule includes a traditional service at 8:15 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10:45 p.m., streamed live from our website. Fellowship time begins at 9 a.m. A staffed nursery is available during both services. Wednesday night activities include AWANA, God’s Path Seekers (GPS), Faith Student Ministries (FSM) and Parents Time Out (coffee and conversation) from 6:55 to 8:30 p.m. Faithbridge is located on U.S. Hwy. 71 S. in Park Rapids. For more information, call the church office at 732-1404 or visit www.faithbridgepr.org.
First English Lutheran, Dorset
First English Lutheran Church (LCMS) is located at 20252 State Hwy. 226 in Dorset. Rev. Chris Davis is pastor. Sunday worship is at 9 a.m. with Sunday school and Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Book club meets at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. Bible classes are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Fridays. Men’s club meets at 8 a.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Lutheran Women’s Missionary League meets at 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 732-9466 or visit dorsetlutheran.org.
Park Rapids SDA Church
Join the Park Rapids Seventh-Day Adventist Church this Saturday with Sabbath School beginning at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The church is located at 18908 Elisha Dr., a mile and a half west of Park Rapids. For more information visit their website at parkrapidsmn.adventistchurch.org.
White Oak Bible Chapel
Every Wednesday, the White Oak Bible Chapel’s Kids Club will serve a meal, sing songs, learn about the bible, play games and much, much more. White Oak Bible Chapel is located at 30908 170th St. in Akeley. For questions call the church at 652-3848.
St. John’s Lutheran (Akeley)
We are located at the corner of Carroll Street and Pleasant Avenue, one block south of Highway 34 in Akeley. Come and be a part of our church family!
Calvary Lutheran Church
Calvary Lutheran Church welcomes all for services. Saturday service is at 5:30 p.m. Sunday worship is at 8 and 10 a.m. Coffee and fellowship are at 9 a.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall.
Peace Lutheran Church
Sunday morning worship at Peace Lutheran Church (LCMC) begins at 9:30 a.m. Services on the first and third Sundays of the month are a traditional service, and the second and fourth are contemporary. Women’s community Bible study meets on Mondays at 1 p.m. Men's Bible study meets at 8 a.m. Wednesdays. Follow us on Facebook! The church is located at 24025 State 34 in Nevis. For more information, visit www.peaceluthernnevis.com, call 652-6508, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Lakes Area Vineyard Church
Join us for our Sunday morning worship service! We are a community of believers with an outward focus on mission and a vision of experiencing God, growing in love and giving it away. Service time is 10 a.m. Vineyard Kids is available for nursery through fourth grade. Vineyard Church is located at 17765 State Hwy. 34 in Park Rapids. For more details check us out at www.myvineyardchurch.com.
Nevis Church of Christ
Nevis Church of Christ is located at the corner of Pleasant Ave. and Bunyan Trails Dr. in Nevis, across the street from the school. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 652-3900 or visit www.churchofchristnevis.org.
Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene
Park Rapids Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene, formerly Evergreen Church, invites all to worship service every Sunday at 10 a.m., as well as women’s group every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and men’s group every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in fellowship, study and worship, with a goal of bringing the hope of Christ to the Park Rapids community. Contact Campus Pastor Seth Keysor at 330-1130 for more information, find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PRChurchOftheNazarene, or at www.cohmn.com. The church campus is located at 295 Western Ave. S. in Park Rapids.
Our Lady of the Pines
The church is located at 205 Main St. W. in Nevis. Phone: 652-4005.
Assemblies of God Church
Sunday school at Assemblies of God begins at 9:30 a.m. for all ages. At 10:30 a.m. there is a praise and worship experience. Wednesday night Bible study is from 7 to 8:15 p.m. for all ages. Office hours at Assemblies of God are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, call the church at 732-8818. The church is located at 208 Western Ave. South in Park Rapids; half a mile west of the fairgrounds off of Highway 34.
The Akeley United Methodist congregation exists to serve the Hubbard County Communities in any way we can. If you are looking for a church home to connect with others and grow in your faith journey, you'll find a place to belong at Akeley UMC! Akeley United Methodist Church is located one block south of the Hwy. 34 & Hwy. 64 intersection, on State 64 in Akeley. Questions? Call 218-252-6251 or 218-652-2572.
Redeemer Lutheran Church
Redeemer Lutheran Church (LCMS) is located at 15 12th St. SE in Menahga. Worship is led by Pastor David Walsh at 9 a.m. Sunday, and a Bible study is held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 564-4931 or visit dwallkenobi.wixsite.com/redeemerlutheran.
Heartland Lutheran Community Church
The Heartland Lutheran Community Parish invites all to worship Sunday at 9 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Nevis and 10:30 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Akeley. All are welcome at the Lord’s Supper every Sunday. Fellowship coffee at First Lutheran begins at 9:30 a.m. and follows the worship at Bethany. Visitors are always welcome! The community dinner at Bethany is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on the last Thursday of every month. All are invited to these free monthly meals, a time for food and fellowship. Bethany prayer chain is at 652-3485 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information go to Facebook, www.flcakeley.org, or www.bethanylutherannevis.org.
Fellowship Baptist Church
Fellowship Baptist Church is located at Pleasant and Main streets in Nevis, half a block east of the giant muskie. Call Pastor Tom Drury at 952-222-0596 for more information.
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church is located at 909 W. 8th St., Park Rapids. For more information, call 732-3321 or visit www.fbcpr.org.
Join us for worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Weekly small groups are also available. Pastor Russell Smith’s purpose is to introduce Jesus to people and connect them with their destiny in God. Frontline Church is located at 15936 192nd Street in Park Rapids, one mile north of Walmart and one block east of Henrietta Avenue. To contact us, call 237-3727, email email@example.com or visit www.accessfrontline.com.
Grace Community Church of Osage invites all to a worship service on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Preceding the service is Sunday school and an adult Bible class at 9:30 a.m. Following the morning service there is a weekly time of fellowship and refreshments. The church is located one block north of the old schoolhouse in Osage. Grace also hosts a community breakfast each Wednesday at 9 a.m. with a freewill donation. Also available are a women’s Bible study Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and an adult Bible study Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Paul McKibben can be reached at 573-3143.
Iglesia Cristo Viene
Damos la bienvenida a nuestros amigos españoles de habla hispana en los Servicios de becas que se celebra todos los sábados a las 4:30 p.m. Iglesia Puente de Fe Fireside Sala del Centro de Vida Familiar en el 1505 Park Ave. S. (Note: This Spanish-language ministry meets in the fireside room at the Faithbridge Church Family Life Center.)
Restoration Christian Church
The Restoration Christian Church currently meets on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. in the basement of the Park Rapids Library. For more information call 237-1700 or visit their website at www.restorechurch.com.
New Life Community Church
Join New Life Community Church on a journey to know God better. Sunday school classes for all ages meet every Sunday at 9 a.m., followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. New Life Community Church is a non-denominational church located at 600 Bridge Street in Park Rapids; two blocks north and two blocks west of Holiday gas station.
Sunday Worship at Bethany Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Menahga begins at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school is on the first and third Sundays of the month at 9:30 a.m. during the school year. The church is located at 59423 140th Street in Menahga. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
Friends In Christ Lutheran
Sunday worship at First In Christ Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Sebeka begins at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. during the school year. The church is located at 305 5th Street NW in Sebeka at the DAC building. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
First English Lutheran, Menahga
Sunday Worship at First English Lutheran Church (LCMC) in Menahga begins at 8:30 a.m. with Pastor James Hallaway officiating. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. during the school year. The church is located at 17 Main St. NW in Menahga. For more information visit www.firstenglishbethany.org or call 564-4610.
Assumption of Our Lady
Sunday Mass at Assumption of Our Lady Catholic church in Menahga begins at 10:30 a.m. Thursday Mass at Green Pines Acres Nursing Home begins at 10 a.m. The church is located at 113 Aspen Ave. in Menahga. For more information contact the church at 564-4509.
Disciples of Messiah Yahusha are meeting each Sabbath in homes. For more information, call 766-8176.
Join in worship at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Snellman every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion every first and third Sunday of the month. Bible class and Sunday school begin at 9:30 a.m.
St. Peter the Apostle
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church is located at 305 W. 5th St. in Park Rapids. Mass is at 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, call Father Thomas Friedl at 732-5142 or visit stpeterpr.org.
Mass is at 11 a.m. on Sunday at St. Mary's Catholic Church and Grotto, 55744 County Road 44 in Two Inlets. For more information, call Father Thomas Friedl at 732-5142 or visit www.stmarys-twoinlets-churchandgrotto.com.