The Lutheran Church of Peace, 47 Century Ave. S., Maplewood, welcomes the community to its 49th annual soup and salad luncheon April 18. An offering will be collected for charity. There are two seatings, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities will host a workshop entitled "Chalk Talk" with documentary photographer Wing Young Huie, United's artist-in-residence, on Wednesday, March 25, from 1- 3 p.m. The fee is $25.
The St. Odilia Men’s Club will host “Ham It Up” bingo on Friday, March 27, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., in the courtyard. Guests will have a chance to win hams, cash or both. Refreshments and desserts will be available. All proceeds support St.
On Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m., the Baha’i community of Roseville will celebrate ‘Naw Ruz,’ which coincides with the Vernal Equinox and marks the beginning of the spring. The free potluck dinner will start at 7 p.m.
The Benedictine Center is offering a unique opportunity to observe the three final days of Lent.
Called “A Guided Journey through the Triduum,” it will be held from Thursday, April 2 through Saturday, April 4. Participants will experience the three most sacred days of the church year with the Benedictine sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery. The $160 cost includes lodging and meals.
St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 1660 West County Road B in Roseville, will host an education hour for ages 2 through adult at 10 a.m., after its contemporary worship service at 8:45 a.m. and before the traditional worship service at 11 a.m. All educational opportunities are free of charge.
'Two from Galilee' staged in Shoreview, St. Odilia Catholic Community of Shoreview presents the musical production, “Two From Galilee” Feb. 12-15.
Dad's Belgian waffle breakfast
The St. John's Knights of Columbus #14250 will host an all-you-can-eat waffle breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church,
Winter in the woods
Want to learn how to find animal tracks and signs? Want to go snowshoeing?
Fish fry at St. Odilia’s
The St. Odilia Men’s Club is having an all-you-can-eat fish fry on Fridays Feb. 27 and March 13 from 5-7 p.m.
The Rev. Karen Williams, an East Side native, is excited about her new position as the head pastor of Grace Lutheran Church. “It feels like I’m coming back home,” she says. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Karen Williams returns to East Side roots
Grace Lutheran Church is welcoming the Rev. Karen Williams back to the East Side.
Williams, who grew up on the East Side and attended Harding High School, took up her new role this week as the head pastor at Grace, a prominent church building off of White Bear Avenue that is a familiar sight to commuters on Interstate 94.
Can a fifth century monk show us how to live in the 21st century?
“The Way Forward,” written by local poet Vic Klimoski, director of the Benedictine Center, shows how a spiritually-based life does not mean abandoning the world. Instead, it means re-connecting to the world in a new way.