Church Bulletin

SPECIAL EVENT PLANNED AT OUR LADY OF GRACE CHURCH A special event is planned Sunday, June 30, in Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 707-16th Ave. SW, Minot.

The time of prayer for the United States and for the safeguarding of our freedom of religion will begin at 2 p.m. with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and adoration. The rosary and Divine Mercy chaplet will be recited and there will be a time for confessions. The afternoon will conclude by 5 p.m. with benediction.

People will be able to come and go as they wish.

WEST MINOT CHURCH OF GOD TO HOST VBS SESSIONS ?Vacation Bible school sessions will be held July 8-12 at West Minot Church of God, 1105-16th St. NW, Minot. “Kingdom Rock Where Kids Stand Strong for God” for children ages 4 to 12 will be from 9 a.m. to noon daily.

The sessions will include games, music and fun. Snacks will be provided.

A freewill offering will be received. To register, call 839-1407.

MOVIE SCHEDULED AT SOUTHSIDE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE ?”Unconditional,” a family movie with a powerful message, will be shown Sunday at 6 p.m. in Southside Church of the Nazarene, 2220-4th Ave. SE, Minot.

In the movie, Samantha Crawford, an acclaimed storybook artist, seemingly had it all until she lost the love she cherished most. Fighting despair, she is obsessed with tracking down the murderer of her husband. With no leads and no hope, Sam was ready to take her life until providence intervened and she was reunited with her childhood friend, Joe.

DIOCESE OF BISMARCK STARTS CATHOLIC FOUNDATION ?The Most Rev. David D. Kagan, bishop of the Diocese of Bismarck, has announced the implementation of the Catholic Foundation for the People of the Diocese of Bismarck, effective July 1.

Mike Kiedrowski, director of planned giving for the Diocese of Bismarck, will be the first executive director of the Catholic Foundation.

The new foundation, which is the first of its kind in western North Dakota, will give parishioners, parishes, Catholic school systems and other Catholic agencies in western North Dakota an opportunity to grow in the practice of being good stewards. Participation with the Catholic foundation is voluntary.

Kagan said the opportunity for parishes, schools and other Catholic diocesan-related entities to deposit funds into the investment pool will produce a greater return. He added that parishioners may establish individual endowment funds and/or donor advised funds to support their favorite ministries, which would be an advantage for each of the entities within the foundation.

PRESENTATION TO ADDRESS CREATION VS. EVOLUTION Brian Young, from Creation Instruction Association, will give a presentation July 7 at 10:35 a.m. in St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 2209-4th Ave. NW, Minot.

Young will address creation vs. evolution as well as the pre-flood world and other topics to include scientific creation as a foundation for good science, theology and moral living.

The high school youth group will serve cinnamon rolls and coffee after the presentation. Proceeds of the freewill offering will help with summer camp fees.

The High School LYF will serve cinnamon rolls and coffee as a Free Will Offering to help with Summer Camp Fees.