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National Day of Prayer Photo Gallery — May 4, 2017
Published May 4, 2017 at 4:13 pm
Lord of the Lakes to celebrate expansion; Groundbreaking to be held May 7
Published May 3, 2017 at 6:58 am
As Lord of the Lakes Church, 25402 Itaska Ave., celebrates its 40th anniversary, the time has come to expand the facility to accommodate a growing ministry. It was February 1977 when Lord of the Lakes held its first mission service and 28 people braved the 44 below zero temperatures. Forty years...
Published April 24, 2017 at 7:05 am
Submitted photo Local artist Jessie DeCorsey has finished her live painting of a modern reimagining of the Nativity. The painting, which was completed in the lobby of Willowbrook Church in Forest Lake, will soon be entered in the East Central Regional Arts Council’s IMAGE Art Show. Read more...
Yogadevotion to begin new session
Published April 20, 2017 at 6:30 am
Yogadevotion will begin a new session at 6:30 p.m. April 27 at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 N. Shore Drive. Led by certified yoga instructor Robin Thayer, Yogadevotion begins with scripture that speaks to a practice of faith during the breath work. Reflections on scripture are written by Pastor Cindy...
Hosanna to host Feed My Starving Children MobilePack
Published April 14, 2017 at 7:48 am
With a plan to make a difference in the world and bring the community together for a purpose, more than 1,200 volunteers will descend upon Hosanna Lutheran Church in Forest Lake April 20-22 in an effort to pack 250,000 meals to be shipped overseas to children in need. “We are contracted at...
Witnessing the final curtain
Published March 30, 2017 at 7:57 am
After a decade and a half of captivating audiences in the Easter season, 2017 will be the final year of Maranatha Assembly of God Church’s “Witness Messiah” performances. The performance, an intense dramatization of the biblical Easter story (often called a “passion play”), will run the...
Artist creates contemporary iconography at Willowbrook
Published March 10, 2017 at 7:20 am
Almost as interesting as Jessie DeCorsey’s work is the varied reaction to it. As the Lindstrom painter studiously applied oil to canvas March 5, crafting an image of a couple enraptured by their infant son, some passersby offered a quizzical glance as they went on their way. Some approached...
Yogadevotion offers new session
Published February 28, 2017 at 6:40 am
Yogadevotion, now in its 12th year in Forest Lake, will begin a new session on Jan. 7 at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9300 Scandia Trail N., Forest Lake. Yogadevotion promotes strength, flexibility, and peace in body, mind, and spirit through weekly Saturday morning devotional sessions. Carrin Mahmood,...
Faith Lutheran to promote financial peace
Published January 5, 2017 at 6:03 am
Area residents are invited to take control of their money with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. This money management class will help guests become debt free, save for financial emergencies, confidently plan for retirement, and create a budget that actually works. The nine-week class...
LILA wins second consecutive National Promising Practices Award
Published December 23, 2016 at 11:07 am
A new National Promising Practice award banner recently arrived from character.org in Washington, D.C., at Lakes International Language Academy. The school’s “Make A Difference” I-Term course received the honor at the National Forum on Character Education this fall. The competition recognizes...