Events for April 2019
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ALBERT LEA – KJLY – Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution is held at the Assembly of God Church in Albert Lea on the 1st Saturday of each month. Doors open at 9:30 and distribution is from 10 to 11:30AM.
ALGONA – KJYL – Cornerstone for Life of Algona is an outreach for women and men who are facing uncertainty due to an unplanned pregnancy. Free pregnancy tests are offered and compassionate volunteers are available to meet confidentially. For more information, call Cornerstone for Life at 515-341-1780.
ARNOLDS PARK – KJIA – Respite Angel Care is available at Calvary United Methodist Church in Arnolds Park Thursday mornings from 9:00-11:30AM. Call 712-332-2447 for more information.
ARNOLDS PARK – KJIA – The Community Table is a free meal offered to everyone on the second and fourth Thursday from 5:30 – 6:45PM at the campus of the Okoboji Bible Ministries in Arnolds Park. The 3rd Thursday meal will be held in Spirit Lake at the Bedell Family YMCA. For further information, please call 712-332-2883.
BLUE EARTH – KJLY – Silver Sneakers, exercise for seniors, meets at 10AM each Monday and Wednesday year round at the Fitness Center in Blue Earth. For more information or to register you can call Michelle at 507-526-3376.
BLUE EARTH- KJLY – The Blue Earth Grief Support Group will meet eight consecutive Tuesdays from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM beginning April 2nd in the Corral Room at St. Lukes Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.
CLARION – KJYL – The churches of Clarion are accepting cash donations which will be used to purchase groceries for the Clarion Backpack program. For more information, contact Sherri at email@example.com.
CLARION – KJYL – A Caregivers Support Group meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30PM at the Clarion Wellness and Rehab Center.
CLARION – KJYL – There is an ecumenical moms group that meets at the United Methodist Church in Clarion. For more information call 1-785-728-7216 or for dates and times, visit the Embrace facebook page.
CLARION – KJYL – Wright on Toastmasters meets every Friday from 7-8AM at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion.
BLUE EARTH – KJLY – Interfaith Caregivers offer two support groups each month. The Parkinson support group meets the second Thursday of the month at 1:30 PM and the Dementia support group gathers every fourth Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Both support groups meet at the Interfaith caregiver office. For more information you can contact Interfaith Caregivers at 507-526-4684.
EAGLE GROVE – A cancer support group meets every other Monday evening, except on holidays, at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Eagle Grove. For more information call 515-603-9011.
FAIRMONT – KJLY – Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday evening at 6PM at Bethel Evangelical Free Church, in Fairmont.
FAIRMONT – KJLY – The Fairmont Grief Support Group will meet eight consecutive Mondays from 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM beginning April 1st in the Fireside Room at the First Congregational UCC in Fairmont.
FARIBAULT & MARTIN COUNTIES – KJLY – Faribault and Martin Counties Human Services are searching for potential Foster Parents to work alongside them to provide a loving, caring and stable home for county children that are in need of a safe environment with dedicated caregivers. If interested, please contact Bethany at 507-238-4757 or email Bethany.Jobe@fmchs.com.
FORT DODGE – The Community Christian School in Fort Dodge has added a Day Care for infants through elementary children and a Before and After School Care. Call 515-573-3011 to reserve your child’s spot.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Fort Dodge Community Choir hosts praise and worship services at Coppin Chapel every other Sunday.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Community Bible Study is an interdenominational Bible Study for adults with a corresponding children’s program for kids ages birth through kindergarten. Classes are located at St. Olaf Church, in Fort Dodge. for more information, you can call Michelle at 515-570-5173 or Monica at 515-573-4406.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Restoration Point Addiction Ministry meets on Friday nights from 7:00 to 9:30PM at Harvest Baptist Church, in Fort Dodge. Free child care is provided. Counseling is available for individuals and families, with an accountability and support group. For more information or help you can call 515-955-3074.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Blanden Memorial Art Museum in Fort Dodge, hosts a FREE family art day on the first Saturday of every month from 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Families will be provided with art materials and instructions to create a project to take home that day. Guided tours are available. For more information call 515-573-2316.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Those with a heart for prison ministry are encouraged to contact the Church of the Damascus Road for information about ministering to the imprisoned or becoming a part of the Outside Church Council. The council meets every third Wednesday of the month. You can call 515-955-3579 for details.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge, has a Women’s Bible Study on Mondays at 1:30PM in the church library. The Men’s Bible Study meets on Mondays at 6:30PM in the church board room. Another Men’s Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 6:30AM in Conference Room number 1.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – ICKY’s in Fort Dodge is a youth center for 5-12th grade students. It is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Lifetree Cafe in Fort Dodge meets Tuesdays at Noon. For more information, contact Barb at 515-571-9773.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Hope Sweet Hope Studios has a recovery and healing circle for women every Thursday at 1:30 PM at 1900 5th Avenue S in Fort Dodge. For more information call Belinda at 515-302-8016.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – Every Thursday a non-denominational Divorce Care will meet at 6:30pm at the Cana Building located at 18 S 3rd Street in Fort Dodge. Call 515-408-3721 for more information.
FROST – Dell’s Lutheran Pioneer Club for children in preschool through the 5th grade, will be held every Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:15 PM at Dell Lutheran Church in rural Frost beginning October 3rd. Please call 507-525-1611 with your questions.
GOLDFIELD – KJYL – Crossroads Youth and Family Center in Goldfield, is open for activities and for kids to hang out on Friday and Saturday nights. Kids, 8th grade and younger, are welcome from 7 to 9PM. Youth in 9th grade through college age, are welcome from 7PM to 12Midnight.
HAMPTON – KJCY – The Middle School Campus Life Club, grades 6 through 8, meets every Wednesday from 1:15-3:30PM at the YFC Lighthouse in Hampton. The Senior High, grades 9-12, meets Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 8:00 PM also at the YFC Lighthouse in Hampton. For more information, please call the office at 641-456-2250.
JACKSON – KJIA – Ruby’s Pantry has a monthly food distribution in Jackson at the National Guard Armory from 4:30 – 6PM every fourth Tuesday of the month except the months of July and December. Ruby’s Pantry is a community food outreach program of Home and Away Ministries, Inc. For more information, please visit rubyspantry.org or call 651-674-0009.
MANKATO – KJLY – Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato, offers a care-giving ministry, ‘Journeys’ on Tuesday evenings beginning with a meal during the 5 o’clock hour followed by a time of praise and worship. They then offer several groups at 6:30: Celebrate Recovery for adults, children and teens, GriefShare, Divorce Care, Light in the Dark, and Pure Desire. To register or to find out more you can go to Hosanna Mankato.com or call 507-327-5753.
MANKATO – KJLY – Classic Conversations support Christian homeschool communities in Mankato To find out more about this support group and their weekly community days go to classicalconversations.com and click on “Community Search.”
MASON CITY – KJCY – Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-based recovery program, meets at the First Assembly of God Church in Mason City every Thursday night at 7PM. There is no charge for the meetings or any material.
MASON CITY – KJCY -The Alzheimer’s Support Group meets every 3rd Wednesday at 6:30pm at the Kentucky Ridge Assisted Living in Mason City. For more information call 641-423-5707.
MOUNTAIN LAKE – KJLY -Mothers of Preschoolers in the Mountain Lake Area meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM. Meetings are at the Center Point Church in Mountain Lake. For more information, please call Marie at 507-822-3906.
NEW ULM – KJLY – Community and Seniors Together (CAST) will host a low-impact Chair Workout Class on Tuesdays from 10 to 11AM in room 112 of the Community Center in New Ulm.
NORTH MANKATO – KJLY – GrandFamilies of Southern Minnesota is a support group for grandparents and relatives raising children that meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at New Creation World Outreach Church in North Mankato from 6 to 7:30PM. A family style meal is served as well as a free daycare provided. Contact Kelijo (Kelly Jo) at 507-380-7210 to RSVP so the meal and daycare can be planned.
OKOBOJI – KJIA – Bereaved Parents is a monthly support group for those who have lost a child, step-child or grandchild to death. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7PM at the Good News Community Church in Okoboji. For more information, please call 712-332-5698.
OKOBOJI – KJIA – Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday at 7PM at the Good News Church in Okoboji. This program is for anyone with a hurt, habit, or hang-up and is in need of God’s healing power in their lives. For more information, call the 712-332-5698.
OSAGE – The Osage Ministerial Association offers “Grief to Hope” every second Tuesday of each month at the Osage Alliance Family Life Center at 5:30PM. Each session begins with a potluck supper.
ROCHESTER – KJCY – Community Food Response provides food for individuals and families to take home to eat. No financial or employment information is required. Community Food Response is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Bethel Lutheran Church in SE Rochester and open Monday and Wednesday at The Exchange in NW Rochester. For more information visit communityfoodresponse.org
ROCHESTER – KJCY – Augsburg University at Bethel Lutheran in Rochester has a free clinic called the Health Commons. It is open Mondays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM. For more information visit augsburg.edu/healthcommons
SHERBURN – KJLY – The Regional Worship Center in Sherburn, holds Kings’ Kids each Wednesday night from 7 to 8PM. Pre-registration is not required, but for more information you can call 507-764-7491.
SPENCER – Divorce Care is a 13-week non-denominational divorce recovery series beginning Sunday, February 17 and will continue every Sunday evening through May 12. Attendees will meet from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Hope Church in Spencer. For more information, call 515-890-1465.
STORY CITY – Harvest Evangelical Free Church in Story City hosts Celebrate Recovery every Wednesday evening from 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM. Childcare is available. For more information call 515-733-5360.
WASECA – KJLY – Junior and Senior High students are invited to Club 180 at Christ Community Church in Waseca on Friday nights.
WEBSTER CITY – KJYL – MAN TO MAN Bible Study meets at the Asbury United Methodist church in Webster City on Wednesdays at 6:45AM year round. You can call 515-832-5369 for more information.
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