A “Requiem by Mark Hayes” concert will be performed by the First Covenant Church of St. Paul Choir and Orchestra on Good Friday, March, 25, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1280 Arcade St., St. Paul.
A group of volunteers met last year at the Maple Grove Government Center to cut, sew and put together colorful feminine hygiene kits for girls in Third World countries to help them manage their periods. (submitted photo)
North Hts. Lutheran joins global effort
In American stores, girls and women may find an entire aisle of feminine hygiene products for managing their menstrual cycles so they can continue going to school, working or doing sports. They wouldn’t accept anything less.
But in remote areas of developing world, girls are often shunned, forced to miss school when they are menstruating.
Sometimes they skip food and water, because they have to sit apart from others on cardboard or moss for a few days or they may use leaves, corn husks, mattress stuffing, newspapers or cow dung to manage their periods. They often get vaginal infections.
St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Roseville is offering education opportunities for adults in March. All sessions are free of charge and begin at 10 a.m. The church is located at 1660 West County Road B.
Long-time music director Robert Murphy has left St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, North St. Paul, to take a position as music director at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown, North Dakota. A celebration of the nearly 30 years that Murphy spent at St.
The Benedictine Center, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood. is offering a two-day retreat geared to the needs of lay ministers, ordained ministers, parish staff members and others who serve their churches and faith communities.
The Benedictine Center, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood, is offering a unique Saturday workshop called “Tending the Artist’s Heart.” It will be held Feb. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The $40 cost includes materials and lunch.