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Tables are available for fabric sale at Hope UMC Hope United Methodist Church, 301 W. St. Marie St., is looking for people to rent tables during a fabric sale that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. People may rent a table f...

Tables are available for fabric sale at Hope UMC

Hope United Methodist Church, 301 W. St. Marie St., is looking for people to rent tables during a fabric sale that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. People may rent a table for $10 and sell fabric, books and other items. The money raised for the table rental will go to the building fund for a new roof. For more information, call Sue at 728-2406.

Children's program at Lakeside Baptist this week

"Construction I.N.C." with Rick and Brick will be held for children ages 4 to 11 at Lakeside Baptist Church, 4501 Glenwood, Monday through Friday, Aug. 16-20, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For details, call 525-4274.

Speakers from Kenya at Prince of Peace Fellowship Sunday


Joshua and Hanna Cheg from Kenya will speak at Prince of Peace Fellowship, 1830 E. First St., on Sunday, Aug. 15, at 10:30 a.m. A potluck dinner will follow the service. Everyone is invited. For details, call 724-7569.

'Where is God' mid-week service at Elim Aug. 18

Elim Lutheran Church, 6101 Cody St., will hold a summer mid-week service on "It's Good to be 'Green'" on Wednesday, Aug. 18, beginning with a potluck supper at 5:45 p.m. and a service at 6:30 p.m.

Joanie 'K' to perform concert in Barnum Sunday

Joanie Kotanen will perform a concert at the Barnum Jesus Center, located at the corner of Carlton and Main streets in Barnum, on Sunday, Aug. 15, at 10:30 a.m. Joanie "K" of Thunder Bay has a unique presentation of her own songs and material. She has performed from coast to coast in the United States and Canada. The concert is free. For details, call (218) 389-2134.

Gabriel Project benefit at McCabe Saturday evening, Aug. 21

The Gabriel Project provides material and moral support for families in the Hillside neighborhoods while working toward social and economic justice in Duluth. Help support the Gabriel Project by gathering on Saturday, Aug. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with staff and supporters at the McCabe Renewal Center, 2125 Abbotsford Ave. There will be hors d'oeuvres and music by local performers. A donation of $20 is suggested for the event. Additional musicians are welcome. For more information, call Daren Nyquist at 625-1739.

Community service of Christian healing held Thursday


An ecumenical service of Christian healing will be held Thursday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2125 Missouri Ave., Superior. The public is invited to this opportunity for worship and ministry sponsored by the Order of St. Luke. For details, call 727-0687, or 728-3445, or visit the Web site at .

'Hero Quest' VBS starts next week at Lester Park UMC

Lester Park United Methodist Church, 5401 E. Superior St., will hold a Vacation Bible School for children ages 3 - 12, Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 24 - 26, from 9 a.m. to noon. The theme will be "Hero Quest." For more information, call Judy at 525-0266. To enroll your child in the school, call the church office at 525-4373. Sunday morning services will continue at the open-air pavilion at Brighton Beach at 8 a.m. through the Labor Day weekend. All are welcome to the informal services. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the church.

Books and reading considered at First Unitarian Sunday

"Books and reading: our own stories" will be presented by members of the UU Pretty Good Book Club during Sunday services on Aug. 15, at First Unitarian Church, 145 W. Winona St. Participants will share each other's joy of reading.

Search for women's voices in Hebrew Bible continues

The search will continue for women's voices in the Hebrew Bible with "The Book of Ruth: Women-Centered Relationships," presented by Rabbi Amy Bernstein of Temple Israel on Tuesday, Aug. 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Benedictine Health Center, second floor, Multipurpose Room. Selections from the Book of Ruth will be read carefully for the meanings they contain about women-centered relationships. The cost is $12. To register, call the McCabe Renewal Center at 724-5266.

Holm will lead hymn sing at First Covenant Wednesday


Organist Tom Holm will lead the singing of some favorite hymns on Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at First Covenant Church, 2101 W. Second St. Ice cream sundaes and coffee will be served following the hymn sing. For more information, call 722-5451.

Lay minister to conduct services at St. Edward's Sunday

Lay minister Steve Olmsted will conduct the morning prayer services at St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 4401 Glenwood St., on Sunday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m. Preparations are being made for another feast event in the next phase of the parallel ministry with Duluth's American Indian community.

'Invite a Friend Sunday' at Our Redeemer's

Our Redeemer's Free Lutheran Church, 2125 Missouri Ave., Superior, will observe "Invite a Friend Sunday" on Aug. 15, with an open house and invitation to neighbors, and those who need a friend, to enjoy praise and worship at 9:30 a.m. and a "pot blessing" friendship meal to follow. Jim Wright will share his experience with healing. For details and directions, call 724-1068.

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