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Events for December 2020
Used Bible and Christian Resources are being collected for shipment to the Phillippines. Material can be mailed or delivered to 1204 Ascher Street, Aplington, IA 50604. Call 319-464-4071 or email email@example.com with any questions.
ALBERT LEA – KJLY – Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution is held at the United Methodist Church in Albert Lea on the 1st Saturday of each month. Doors open at 9:30 and distribution is from 10 to 11:30AM.
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 Thursday of the month 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.
AUSTIN – KJLY – Austin’s Grace Lutheran Church hosts a Ruby’s Pop-up Pantry the third Thursday of each month from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. Doors open at 4:00 PM.
BLUE EARTH – KJLY – The Blue Earth Valley Quilters meet on the third Monday of each month with the exception of July and December. Announcements and photos can be found on Facebook under the group name Blue Earth Valley Quilters. For more information call 507-526-3979.
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 call 507-526-3376.
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.
BRITT – KJYL -A 13 week session of GriefShare will begin on January 14th and will meet weekly on Thursdays at 6:30pm at the Evangelical Free Church in Britt. Please call 641-843-3861 with questions or to register.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLARION – KJYL – Wright on Toastmasters meets every Friday from 7-8AM at Hagie West Campus. Use the east door..
CLARION – KJYL – The Dwelling Place of Clarion hosts a time set aside for those interested in or needing Healing/Deliverance, Prophecy, Encouragement or a Miracle in their life. A time of ministry and prayer will be held the last Saturday of every month at 6PM.
COON RAPIDS – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at North Point Church on Mondays from 11am to 3pm.
EAGLE GROVE – KJYL – 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.
EAGLE GROVE – KJYL – Divorce Care will be meeting weekly on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 pm at Grace Evangelical Church in Eagle Grove. For more information go to DivorceCare.org or call 515-890-0936 to rsvp.
ESTHERVILLE – KJIA – Estherville Hope is for students in grades 6 through 12 who meet every Wednesday at 6:30pm at the Roosevelt Building.
FAIRMONT – KJLY – Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday evening at 6PM at Bethel Evangelical Free Church, 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 call 507-238-4757 or email Bethany.Jobe@fmchs.com.
FRIDLEY – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at Creative Church in Fridley on Fridays from 9am to 9pm.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – A Divorce Care Support Group is meeting at Grace Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge beginning September 10th from 6 to 8 PM.
FORT DODGE – KJYL – 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 – 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 – St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge, has a Women’s Bible Study on Mondays at 1:30PM at Friendship Haven. Another Women’s Bible Study meets Tuesdays at noon in the church boardroom. A Men’s Bible Study meets on Thursdays at 7:00AM at Zakeer’s Restaurant . 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 – 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, please call 515-302-8016.
FORT DODGE -Obria Mobile Medical Unit will be parked at Lutheran Family Services every Tuesday from 9am to 5pm. Call 515-291-1599 with questions.
FROST – KJLY – 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 in October of every year. 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. Elementary kids are welcome from 6:00 to 7:30PM. Middle School kids are 7:30 to 9:00 PM. Youth in High School and older are welcome from 9PM to 11PM. On Wednesday, early out days, kids of all ages may come from 2:30 to 4:00 PM.
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 Hope for Hurting Parents. To register or to find out more you can go to Hosanna Mankato.
MANKATO – KJLY – Classic Conversations support Christian home school 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 6:00pm at the Kentucky Ridge Assisted Living in Mason City. For more information call 641-423-5707.
MINNEAPOLIS (DOWNTOWN) – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at Our Village Reunion in downtown Minneapolis on Saturdays from 11am to 3pm.
MINNEAPOLIS (SOUTH) – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at St. Paul Lutheran Church in south Minneapolis on Tuesdays from 11am to 3pm.
MINNEAPOLIS (NORTH) – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at Inner City Church in north Minneapolis on Wednesdays from 2pm to 5pm.
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 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 – New Creation in North Mankato will be hosting a Bible study for mom’s of special needs children beginning Saturday, January 16th at 9am and will continue to meet monthly. Sign up on the church app or email the church office at email@example.com.
NORTH MANKATO – KJLY – Grand Families 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. Call 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 – KJCY – Shared Table is a free monthly meal served on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 5:00 to 6:00PM at the United Church of Christ fellowship hall in Osage.
OSAGE – KJCY – 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. No financial or employment information is required. Community Food Response is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church in SE Rochester and open Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM at The Exchange in NW Rochester. For more information visit communityfoodresponse.org
ROCHESTER – KJCY – Augsburg University at Bethel Lutheran Church in Rochester has a free clinic called the Health Commons. It is open Mondays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM September through April. For more information visit augsburg.edu/healthcommons
SHERBURN – KJWR – Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will be having Wednesday Family Night beginning February 3rd and continue every Wednesday night. Supper will be served at 6:00 pm, worship time at 7:00pm. Kings Kids (Kindergarten through 6th grade) will follow. To register or questions call 507-764-7491.
SHERBURN – KJWR – Ruby’s Pantry is open the third Monday of each month from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Regional Worship Center in Sherburn. Volunteers will load the groceries in your trunk To obtain additional information, visit rubyspantry.org.
SHERBURN – KJWR – Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will be holding their Community Monday Morning Breakfast from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. every Monday morning beginning on Monday, March 8th. A free will donation is accepted.
SPENCER – KJIA – A weekly 13 session Griefshare group will meet at Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer from January 27 through April 21, 2021. To preregister and for more information go to griefshare.org.
SPIRIT LAKE – KJIA – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a program, “ACT Raising Safe Kids” via Zoom from 10:00am to 11:30am on Tuesdays February 2 through April 6. To learn more or to register visit bit.ly/act17233 or call 515-708-0622.
SPIRIT LAKE – The Parkinson’s Support Group meets the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 to 10:30am in the Family Room at the Bedell YMCA in Spirit Lake. YMCA membership is not required.
ST. PAUL – KJGT – Free Foods for Kids program will be giving away nutritional meals for kids at First Care Pregnancy in St. Paul on Thursdays from 11am to 3pm.
STORY CITY – KJYL/KJTT – Harvest Evangelical Free Church in Story City hosts Celebrate Recovery every Thursday evening from 6:30 PM to 8:00 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.
WELLS – KJLY – The Clothes Closet in Wells is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM plus the second Saturday each month from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
WELLS – KJLY – Wells Assembly of God Wednesday night activities: Adult Bible study, Youth Group, Power Kids and nursery care all begin at 6:30PM.
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