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Trinity Church - Episcopal and Presbyterian

Worship on Sunday, July 22 will be led by the Rev. Alan Tilson of Minneapolis. The service begins at 9 a.m. with coffee and fellowship time to follow. Morning prayer will be observed at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25. The Rev. Mary Marotte, Trinity's part-time clergy, will be available for visits or consultations. To schedule an appointment, call the church office at 732-4393. 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. For more information visit Trinity's website at

St. Johns Lutheran (Park Rapids)

Come rejoicing! Join us for worship this Sunday at 8 or 10:30 a.m. The sermon title is "Desert Feasting," based on Mark 6:30-44. Bible study is held between services at 9:15 a.m. St. Johns sponsors "The Lutheran Hour" broadcast on KPRM 870AM at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. This week's topic is "You Feed Them," based on Mark 6:37. 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

Calvary Lutheran Church

Calvary Lutheran Church welcomes all for services. Saturday service will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22 we will have a worship service 8 and praise worship 10 a.m. with communion and a baptism at the later service. Coffee and fellowship will be at 9 a.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall. Low-impact exercise will be held at 8 a.m. Monday in the youth commons; everyone is welcome. Quilters will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the fellowship hall. Text study of the Sunday readings will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Luther Room. Christian Life Study Group will meet at 5 p.m. Monday. Tai Chi will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the youth commons. Low-impact exercise will be held at 8 a.m. on Wednesday in the youth commons. TGIW worship is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Heartland Park. Noon Hour Concert with Brian Perez will be at noon on Thursday. Heritage Living Center Bible study will be at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. Men's fellowship will met at 7 p.m. on Friday.

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, July 22. We continue with worship at 9 a.m. with Pastor Laurie Kantonen. Join us as we begin a new worship series, "Sacred Earth, Sacred Worth." This week's message is titled "Spirit of Compassion," based on Mark 12:28-34. Our choir anthem this week will be "For the Beauty of the Earth," with words by F.S. Pierpont and music arranged by John Rutter. All are invited to stay for coffee fellowship following the service. Wednesday worship includes a community supper at 5:30 p.m., community worship service at 6 p.m. and choir at 7 p.m.

Riverside United Methodist Church

Enjoy worship this summer at Riverside United Methodist Church, Highway 71 North in Park Rapids! 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. Worship is led by Pastors Chip Nielsen and Lori Nielsen. This week Pastor Chip will continue the sermon series, "The Problem with Prayer," with the message, "Investing in Prayer." Everyone is invited. Want an outdoor worship experience? Take in a service at Itasca State Park. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. at the "Cathedral in the Pines," located next to the museum. Riverside's building is handicap accessible. Communion is served the first Sunday of each month and is open to everyone. Call the church office at 732-5205 for more information about worship, outreach and programming or visit the website at Become a fan on Facebook!

St. John's Lutheran (Akeley)

If you think the feeding of the 5,000 was miraculous, consider this: "Who satisfies the desire of every living thing?" Join us at 9 a.m. on Sunday, July 22 and hear from God's word how this is possible. Fellowship follows the service. 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!

Lakes Area Vineyard Church

Join us for our Sunday morning worship service at 10 a.m. We are a community of believers with an outward focus on mission and vision of experiencing God, growing in love and giving it away. This Sunday, July 22, Pastor Troy Easton will be teaching on 1 Corinthians 8. Vineyard Kids is available during worship for nursery through fourth grade. Vineyard Church is located at 17765 State Hwy 34 in Park Rapids. For more details check us out at

Joint service in Nevis

All are welcome to attend an ecumenical worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, July 29 at the Nevis Muskie Park Pavilion, next to the water tower. A free pancake breakfast will be served starting at 9 a.m., followed by the joint worship service. The sermon will be preached by Pastor Tim Balfanz of Peace Lutheran Church. Worshipers are encouraged to bring folding chairs, umbrellas and a Bible. There will be no services that Sunday at Nevis Church of Christ, Peace Lutheran Church, Bethany Lutheran Church or First Lutheran of Akeley.

Nevis Church of Christ

Vacation Bible School will be held July 15-19 at Nevis Church of Christ for kids up to sixth grade. Share supper with us at 5 p.m., followed by VBS from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. each evening. The last evening will feature a special celebration with the parents. This year's VBS is titled "Time Lab." Travel back in time and witness epic events in history as we meet heroes of faith and experience life in ancient cultures through music, stories, science and crafts, games and challenges. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 15. To pre-register, call Dawn at 536-0549. Nevis Church of Christ is located at the corner of Pleasant Ave. and Bunyan Trails Road (County Road 2) in Nevis. Services are at 10 a.m. on Sundays, with junior worship during the service. Adult Bible study is at 9 a.m. The church has a bus available for transportation if needed. All are welcome to attend. For more information or to arrange to be picked up for services, call Pastor Paul at 652-3900.

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. Join us this week as Pastor Tim Balfanz shares the message. Women's community Bible study meets on Mondays at 1 p.m. Men's Bible study meets at 8 a.m. Wednesdays. Pie and ice cream social follows the service on Sunday, July 15. The Women of the Word (WOW) garage sale is Saturday, July 21. Follow us on Facebook! The church is located at 24025 State 34 in Nevis. For more information, visit, call 652-6508, or email or

Eastside Christian Church

Eastside Christian Church invites you to join us this Sunday at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m., or try our new 4:30 p.m. service. Join us this week for our sermon series "Shoes." As much as we like our shoes, we occasionally need to step into others, or at least try them on. When we walk in each other's shoes and try to understand and empathize with each other, our capacity to love expands. In this series, we're going to be putting ourselves in the shoes of different people who encountered Jesus. Wondering what your next step is? Try "Next Steps" during our 10 a.m. service. Find out what Eastside is all about, what God is doing here, and how you can join us in this exciting journey! Jump in any week. Your children ages birth through fifth grade are welcome in Kidside while you attend each service. We are located 6 miles southeast of Park Rapids at 16623 State Hwy 87. Check out

Akeley UMC

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! This Sunday, July 15 at 10 a.m. we'll be considering the topic of the second coming of Jesus Christ. How close are we to the end of

the world? What does the Bible say? Join us this Sunday as we worship through singing and teaching God's word. All are welcome to come and enjoy this worship experience! The Jolly Jammer's will be jammin' Tuesday night, July 17 at 7 p.m. Also, an ecumenical Bible

study is hosted on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Pines in Nevis. We're studying the gospel of Mark. The study is open to all church denominational backgrounds or no church at all. Wednesday, July 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. the Men's Fishing League will be fishing on Boulder Lake. 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

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! Sunday evening Bible Study meets at 5 p.m. at the Smee home. Meet Pastor Carleton on Mondays at Zappy's for coffee and conversation. He is at First Lutheran on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. The UCAN office is open Tuesday mornings. The Parish men's breakfast and Bible study meets Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Bethany. The Heartland Parish communities will join with Akeley Methodist Church for worship on Sunday, June 24 at Paul's Patio in Akeley. Repair work on the retreat house at White Earth is scheduled for June 25-29. Workers are needed to help with this project. 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 For more information go to Facebook,, or

Faithbridge Church

Faithbridge Church's worship schedule for the summer (through Sept. 2) includes a traditional service at 8:15 a.m. and a contemporary service at 10 a.m. The second service is also streamed live from our website. Fellowship time begins at 9:15 a.m. A staffed nursery is available at both services. Faithbridge is located in Park Rapids on Hwy 71 South. For more information call the church office at 732-1404 or visit

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

Frontline Church

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 or visit

Grace Community

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

First English Lutheran, Dorset

First English Lutheran Church (LCMS) is located at 20252 State Hwy. 226 in Dorset. The Rev. Chris Davis is pastor. Sunday worship is at 9 a.m. with Bible study at 10:30 a.m. Book club meets at 9 a.m. on Thursdays. A Bible class is at 10:30 a.m. on 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

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. in Park Rapids. For more information visit their website at

Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene

Park Rapids Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene, formerly Evergreen Church, invites all to worship service and Bible study 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, or at The church campus is located at 295 Western Ave. S. in Park Rapids.

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.

Assembly of God

Sunday school at Park Rapids Assembly 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 Assembly of God are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For additional information, contact the Assembly of God Church in Park Rapids, the phone number is (218) 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.

Bethany Lutheran

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 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 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 or call 564-4610.

White Oak

Join White Oak Bible Chapel for Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship services begin at 11 a.m.

White Oak Bible Chapel is located at 30908 170th St. in Akeley for questions call the church at 652-3848.

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.

Messiah Yahusha

Disciples of Messiah Yahusha are meeting each Sabbath in homes. For more information, call 766-8176.

Gethsemane Lutheran

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.