Gospel Ministries to hold jamboree

Bismarck-Mandan Country Gospel Ministries Chapter will hold a fall jamboree Nov. 7.

The event will feature gospel artists, including Aven Grace and Barbara Levens, who are among the top duets in Canada and have won awards in their home country and the United States. Both live in Saskatchewan.

The artists play a blend of gospel, original and harmony.

The Rev. Bob Leslie also will appear at the concert. He has traveled internationally and won awards as a comedian, entertainer and vocalist.

The jamboree takes place from 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. at the Bismarck Veterans Memorial Library, 515 N. Fifth St. The event is open to the public, and people of all ages are welcome. A freewill donation will be taken.

Call 701-471-6214 with questions.

Open Door to sponsor open house

Open Door Baptist Church will hold an open house at its new location at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The church recently moved to a larger facility at 924 N. 11th St.

Pastor Daniel Haveman will officiate. The event also will feature activities for children up to age 7.

Sunday school will take place at 9:30 a.m. before the open house.

Monastery to hold All Souls' Day service

The Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery will hold a Taize prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the eve of All Souls' Day.

The public is invited to the event at the monastery chapel.

Taize prayer is a universal prayer of peace, hope and healing. The service involves contemplating God through chants, silence and scripture.

People who wish to have their loved ones mentioned at the service should call Sister Hannah Vanorny at 701-425-9734, comment on the Annunciation Monastery Facebook page or email Vanorny at hvanorny@gmail.com.

UU Church announces November schedule

The Bismarck-Mandan Unitarian Universalist Church and Fellowship has announced its November schedule.

All events take place at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 818 E. Divide Ave. in Bismarck.

The Nov. 1 service "Samhain: Summer's End" features Christine Kujawa and Eric Stroshane. Samhain is an ancient Pagan festival that marks the end of the last harvest and beginning of the dark half year.

The Nov. 8 service "This I Believe" features Angela Harmon and Kim Hocking, who will talk about their beliefs and life journeys. Harmon is a Spanish teacher at Mandan High School, and Hocking works as a physical therapist.

The Nov. 15 service "How Can Conflict Be a Practice of Compassion?" will feature UU Minister Karen Van Fossan. She will address how people can approach conflicts as opportunities for connection and practices of compassion.

The Nov. 22 service will be led by Susan Wefald.

The Nov. 29 service "A Celebration of Gratitude" will be led by Van Fossan, Michaela Alexander and friends. It will feature storytelling, music and an intergenerational activity.

United Methodist to hold trunk or treat

Mandan United Methodist Church will hold a trunk-or-treat event from 4 to 6 p.m. today.

The event features treats, games, hot dogs and chips.

The church is located at 610 12th St. N.W. in Mandan, and the event will take place in the south parking lot. For more information, call 701-663-8909.

Driscoll Grace Lutheran to host bazaar

Grace Lutheran Church in Driscoll will hold a bazaar at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7.

The event will feature a live craft auction, a bake sale and raffle prizes. Raffle tickets can be obtained from church members and on bazaar night.

The church is located at 303 Main St. in Driscoll. For more information, visit the Grace Lutheran Church Facebook page.

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(Reach Amy R. Sisk at 701-250-8267 or amy.sisk@bismarcktribune.com.)