The Free Press, Mankato, MN


October 12, 2013

Religious Briefs Oct. 12-18


Kirtan is an ancient participatory call-and-response chanting that helps bring you to a place of quiet, stillness and bliss. Kirtan comes from India and is one of the oldest sacred music traditions.

For more information, call 386-1242.

Polka worship and brunch

LE CENTER -- There will be a Polka Worship Service at 9 a.m. Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 232 W. Minnesota St., Le Center.

There will be inspirational polka music by Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers. There will also be a brunch served from 10-11:30 a.m. The brunch includes egg bake, cheesy potatoes, fruit, and more. It also includes coffee, milk and orange juice.

The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 4-10 and free for children 3 and under.

Guest to Grace Lutheran Church

MANKATO -- Rev. Dr. Herbert Chilstrom, the first presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will speak at an adult forum at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church, 320 E. Main St.

Rev. Chilstrom will discuss his experiences and share memories from his autobiography.

Building Bridges luncheon

ST. JAMES -- The St. James Area Christian Women will be holding their "Building Bridges" luncheon at noon on Thrusday in the St. James Legion Club room.

The event will feature music by Amanda Stradtman and speaker Catherine Tutt.

Reservations are essential by Tuesday and can be made by calling Kathy at 375-5046 or Joan at 427-8943.

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