Fall dinner slated for Sept. 24

St. Martins Church of Center is holding an annual fall dinner on Sept. 24.  A polka Mass will be held at 10 a.m. at the church with dinner following from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Civic Center. The menu includes ham, meatballs, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, coleslaw, buns and dessert. There will be a raffle, silent auction, cake walk, produce and craft table and kids' games.

Pancake breakfast supports vocations 

The Bismarck-Mandan Serra Club Pancake Breakfast in support of religious vocations will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Saint Mary's Central High School Cafeteria. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee will be served.  Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger and free for those younger than 3. 

New bishop to lead Bismarck First Ward

Steve Osmond will lead the Bismarck First Ward for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The ward includes anyone living on the west side of Washington Street in Bismarck and those in Mandan.  The previous bishop, Drake Howell, is moving to Arizona with his family for an employment opportunity. 

Osmond and his family have lived in North Dakota for five years. Osmond co-owns and operates at Custom Endodontics in Bismarck and Minot with an office opening soon in Dickinson.

Harvest Festival held in Linton 

Peace Lutheran Church in Linton will have its Harvest Festival on Sept. 24.  Serving is from noon to 1:30 pm. All are welcome. The meal of beef, potatoes, side dishes and pie will be served for a freewill offering. A silent quilt auction will also be held. 

Dinner, fair and raffle slated for Oct. 1

St. Anthony Church, in St. Anthony, hosts a Fall Dinner, Fair and Raffle on Oct. 1. Noon dinner in the church basement includes fried chicken, roast beef, potatoes, kuchen and trimmings.

Dinner tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 3 to 12 and free for children younger than 3. Activities, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., include bingo, silent auction and paddle wheel and ends with drawings for parish and Christian Mothers' raffles. St. Anthony Church is now handicap accessible.

Good Shepherd to offers bible study

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be offering a four-week bible study on Paul’s letter to the Romans on Wednesdays beginning at noon Oct. 4 or on Thursdays beginning at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5. The classes will be held in the Lynne Center.

Join Pastor Pam Power as he digs into questions regarding the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Rome. Visit www.goodshepherdbismarck.com for more information.

Financial Peace University contributes to stress relief

Lutheran Church of the Cross aims to support its members and the community to live happy, balanced lives is to offer help from financial stress. The church is offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class at 1004 E. Highland Acres Road from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays running Sept. 17 through Nov. 12.

The cost is $93 per person or couple. The cost includes tools and a lifetime membership. Sign up by calling the office at 223-1001.