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Celebrate Jesus Coffeehouse
The Celebrate Jesus Coffeehouse on February 19 at St. John Lutheran Church will feature Pastor Eric Klemme performing some of his own songs and Rick and Laura Karney. The evening begins at 7:30 p.m. For information call 544-1446.

Ash Wednesday Worship
St. John Lutheran Church, 7:00 p.m.; St.  Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1:00 p.m.; First United Church of Christ, 7:30 p.m.; St. Bernardine Catholic , 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 7:00 p.m.; St. Luke Catholic 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m.; St. Paul’s Lutheran, 7:00 p.m.

Mid-week Lenten Services
St. John Lutheran Church, Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.; St. Bernardine Catholic (Stations), Saturdays, 7:00 p.m; St. Paul’s Lutheran, Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m.

St. Peter’s Special Music
Douglas Anderson will sing accompanied by his daughter Ellie on cello, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Sunday, February 6, at 10:15 a.m. Call 366-3969 for information.

Intergenerational Lenten Activity
First United Church of Christ is putting on an intergenerational event after their 10:45 a.m. service on Sunday, February 6. Call 771-8456 for information.

Blessing of the Clowns
The annual blessing of the shriner clowns will take place at the 10:45 a.m. service at First United Church of Christ on Sunday, February 20. A bake sale will follow worship. For information call 771-8456. The annual blessing of the shriner clowns will take place at the 10:45 a.m. service at First United Church of Christ on Sunday, February 20. A bake sale will follow worship. For information call 771-8456

St. Luke Open House
St. Luke Catholic School is hosting an open house from 9:00 till 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2. Call 771-8250 for information.

Tsunami Fund Raiser
St. Luke Catholic Church is going to have a pot luck dinner in Waldron Hall to raise funds for the victims of the tsunami on Sunday, February 13 from 4:00 till 6:30 p.m. For information call 771-8250.

Joint Thai/St. Paul’s Worship
The Thai Community Church and St. Paul’s will worship together on Sunday, February 6, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Hymns will be sung simultaneously in Thai and English, and an international pot luck will follow the service. For information call 366-0058.

The Church in Thailand Presentation
Slides of a recent church study tour to Thailand will be shown after a fellowship dinner on Sunday, February 13. The dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the presentation will start at 7:00 p.m. Call 366-0058 for information.

The Purpose Driven Life
St Paul’s Lutheran Church will be involved in a program called The Purpose Driven Life during Lent. Rick Warren’s book is being sold for $15, discussion groups are scheduled for Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and Sundays at 8:30 a.m. Call 366-0058 for information.
“compiled by Tom Holmes