The Free Press, Mankato, MN


April 12, 2014

Church Briefs

Bethlehem presents 'Lord of Dance' musical

MANKATO — Bethlehem Lutheran Church will present the musical "I Am the Lord of the Dance" on at 6 p.m. on Friday.

The musical held in conjunction with Good Friday is based on Sydney Carter's classic hymn, "Lord of the Dance." The hymn is a metaphor of the life of Christ.

"Using narration, scripture, the verses of 'Lord of the Dance' and a variety of other hymns, the Bethlehem Choir and orchestra (with guest Martha Lindberg, oboe) under the direction of Laurie Rossow, will create a meaningful worship experience for all those attending Good Friday worship," a press release said.

There is no cost to attend and all are welcome. The church is located at 720 S. Second St. in Mankato.

Palm Sunday ham dinner

VERNON CENTER -- Grace United Methodist Church will be holding a ham dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The menu will include ham, baked potatoes, salad, dessert and more. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-10 and free for preschoolers.

Take outs will be available by calling 549-3162.

Easter Sunday breakfast

EAGLE LAKE -- The Eagle Lake Church of Christ will be having a breakfast following its 7 a.m. sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 20.

The breakfast is part of their Easter Services weekend which starts with a 7 p.m. service on Good Friday.

Pancake Breakfast

MANKATO -- Immanuel Lutheran Church will be holding an Easter pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 20.

This is part of their week-long Holy Week celebration starting with the 9:30 a.m. Palm Sunday Worship.

For more information, contact the church at 345-3027.

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