Central Lutheran Church will host the annual Elk River Area Community Thanksgiving Eve Service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21. Special guests this year will be the Asante Children’s Choir from Rwanda. The community at-large is invited to share in the fellowship of other believers from other churches as thanks and praise are given.
The sixth annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22 at Central Lutheran Church in Elk River. Community volunteers will serve a traditional dinner of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, rolls, cranberries and many desserts. All are welcome to come and eat or pick up a meal to [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor More than 40 people from three different churches collected about 700 pounds of food for the CAER food shelf, raised a total of $1,743.06 for Great River Family Promise (GRFP) and gained insight into the plight of the hungry and homeless. Members of Central Lutheran Church, the Church of St. Andrew [...]
We have a major debt problem in this country. Now you may think I am going to rant about government spending and tax increases and while I could, that is not the point of this letter. What I am talking about is much closer to home than Washington, D.C. or even St. Paul. I am [...]
Dear Fellow Citizens of Elk River, We invite our fellow citizens of the greater Elk River community to observe the National Day of Prayer on May 3, 2012. There are three opportunities planned for our community. A Prayer Breakfast will be held at 7 a.m. at Central Lutheran Church, 1103 School St. Prayers will be [...]
Pizza Ranch in Elk River will have a “Tip Night” to benefit Central Lutheran Church’s Alpha Philippines mission team from 4:30–8:30 p.m. Monday, March 12. A portion of sales for the evening will go towards this mission. Pizza Ranch is located at 19141 Freeport St.
by Jim Boyle Editor Elk River Lutheran Church is seeking a conditional use permit to remodel and expand the former First National Bank building on Main Street in downtown Elk River. The church, which currently operates out of a strip mall between Coborn’s and Menards in Elk River, submitted the request to the city of [...]
by Bruce Strand, Arts editor Now that Tim Tebow’s football season has ended, the USA’s most eligible Christian bachelor presumably has more time for romance. And there’s a young lady of similar values in Elk River trying to get his attention. “Ask me on a date, Tim Tebow,” sings Kaycee Robertson, youth pastor at [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor The life and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were held up in song this past Sunday at two Elk River churches — in the hope that efforts to see his dream through to the end will continue. Recording artist and actress Tonia Hughes performed a memorial concert at Central [...]