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February 26, 2017
St. Joseph plans St. Patrick's Day dinner
Irish food lovers take note: it's almost time for the annual corned beef and cabbage dinner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Miesville. This year's dinner will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 12. The dinner serves corned beef and cabbage, homemade Irish soda bread, dessert and...
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December 23, 2016
Hope Lutheran begins search for new pastor
The members of Hope Lutheran Church in Hastings are, for the first time in more than eight years, searching for a new pastor. Rev. Josh Bernau,...
December 23, 2016 - 1:23pm
December 12, 2016
Local singers announce first duet album
After about 30 years of singing together, both formally and informally, Bill Strom and Gordon Gathright have finally produced their first album....
December 12, 2016 - 5:35pm
November 22, 2016
SEAS service project helps new moms with basic baby needs
Earlier this month, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton sixth-graders spent a few hours giving back to their community by volunteering at Second Stork in...
November 22, 2016 - 9:16am
November 18, 2016
Our Saviour’s Lutheran knits and crochets for Hastings cause
Congregation members at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church gave more than 125 handmade hats and scarves to Hastings Family Service as part of their...
November 18, 2016 - 2:35pm
Church brings national speakers to aid parents
On Saturday, Oct. 29, River of Life Church will be hosting a special seminar featuring two nationally known speakers. Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN, are the co-founders of the National Center for Biblical Parenting, an organization that offers Christian Parenting Conferences...
October 18, 2016 - 8:42am
October 13, 2016
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Hastings may soon have another church within its borders. Crossroads Church, a multi-site church with locations in Woodbury, Cottage Grove and Eagan, is considering adding a fourth campus in Hastings. “We’ve been praying a lot and just thinking about what it would take, financially,...
October 13, 2016 - 12:44pm
October 7, 2016
Our Saviour’s plans fall ecumenical service
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Hastings will hold a special service for seniors and shut-ins in the community. The Fall Harvest Celebration Service is set to begin at 2 p.m. and is planned each spring and fall by the church’s Lay Ministry women’s group....
October 7, 2016 - 9:28am
October 4, 2016
Hastings grad returns to hometown church as new youth director
Christ’s Family Church has welcomed a new youth director to its ranks, one who’s already a familiar face. Zach Biermaier attended Christ’s Family Church while he was growing up here, ever since he was in second grade, he said. In middle school, he got involved with the church’s...
October 4, 2016 - 12:20pm
Hope Lutheran welcomes new director of Christian education
For Kristi Bauer, church was as much a part of her childhood as school. Growing up in Worthington, her mother was a church organist and her father...
October 4, 2016 - 9:41am
September 24, 2016
Hastings church merges fitness, faith
One Hastings church is taking a new approach to outreach. Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church is creating a state-of-the-art fitness center...
September 24, 2016 - 8:00am
September 15, 2016
Mariah Smith joins SEAS as new youth minister
On Aug. 29, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church welcomed a new person to its staff. Mariah Smith is the new youth minister at SEAS. As youth minister,...
September 15, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 11, 2016
Local churches collect 8,000 pounds of food
It was a friendly challenge between two Hastings churches and the winner was the Hastings Family Service food shelf during this MN FoodShare...
April 11, 2016 - 10:56am
April 5, 2016
Afton welcomes Islamic center
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has been holding worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space along...
April 5, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 18, 2016
Ecumenical service planned for Good Friday
The churches and the community of Hastings will come together to worship and observe Good Friday as they have done for many years. The Hastings Ministerial Association is hosting the Good Friday ecumenical service at 5 p.m. Friday, March 25, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 2035...
March 18, 2016 - 8:41am