Faith guide

Faith guide

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Saturday

Trinity Lutheran Church, 537 Grand Ave.: Everyone is invited to a breakfast of pancakes, sausage and eggs from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Donations benefit medical expenses of the Jinguji family. Volunteers to help with the breakfast are also needed.

Fall bazaar at Atonement Lutheran Church, 1290 Sierra Granda Blvd.: The annual Atonement WELCA fall bazaar offers homemade lefse, quilts, crafts, a Granny’s Attic rummage sale, vintage items, raffles and more, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Summit on Justice: Understanding Hate” meeting at Billings Public Library, 510 N. Broadway: Not In Our Town Billings invites the public to presentations, a panel discussion and lunch, starting at 10 a.m.

Bazaar at Hope United Methodist Church, 244 Wicks Lane: The Annual Hope United Methodist Women’s Craft Bazaar and Harvest Lunch takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The morning starts with fresh cinnamon rolls. Homemade soup and pies are served at noon.

Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Avenue D: Paul Freeman offers special music during an All Saints worship service at 5 p.m.

Sunday

Harvest dinner at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Shepherd: Roast beef with all the fixings and pie is served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. A bazaar, raffle and auction also take place. The meal costs $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 40 10th St. W.: The learning hour starts at 9:30 a.m. Children are invited to explore the idea of waiting and being ready through song and charades. Youth and adults review and discuss the Apostles’ Creed.

St. John’s Lutheran Ministries, 3940 Rimrock Road: Pastor Will Sappington of Peace Lutheran Church leads worship in the Ocee Johnson Chapel at 7 p.m.

Billings Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2032 Central Ave.: The feature of the 10:30 a.m. service is to be announced. Everyone is welcome.

Billings First Congregational UCC, 310 N. 27th St.: Chelsea Duenow of Passages presents, “Addiction Treatment and Recovery,” during the Adult Forum at 10 a.m. Sundays @ Seven features Barbara Gulick leading a session on “Chant” as a practice for resilience and renewal, at 7 p.m.

Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Avenue D: Saints who have died in the last year are remembered with banners, and those baptized in the last year are celebrated, during the 10 a.m. worship service. Paul Freeman offers special music with a guitar medley of beloved hymns.

Unity of Billings, 9 14th St. W.: The Rev. Culliver Brookman, Unity minister, shares her message, "The Spiritual Practice of Releasing Physical Clutter,” during the 10 a.m. service. The message is based on Katherine Gibson's new book, "Unclutter Your Life." Gibson says that too many things create chaos and confusion. "Clutter ... moves from the physical world into our mental, emotional and spiritual realms, but when we purge physical clutter, mental clutter goes with it and life becomes smoother and less frantic."

First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st St.: At the 10 a.m. worship service, All Saints Day is celebrated with butterflies and candles in honor of those who have gone to be with our Lord. White mums are displayed for each person who has died this year.

Pilgrim Congregational Church, 409 36th St. S.: After the 9 a.m. coffee fellowship, Pastor Steve Heppner leads the 10 a.m. worship service, themed “God is worshipped for blessing saints,” based on Matthew 5:1-12. Melissa Heppner, a medical missionary to Ethiopia, reads Scripture.

American Lutheran Church, 5 Lewis Ave.: All Saints Sunday is celebrated during the 8:30 and 11 a.m. worship services. Saints who have gone before us are remembered during the prayers, and there will be an opportunity to light a candle in memory of loved ones. Pastor Tim Tostengard and Shawnee Krauszer lead a discussion about end-of-life issues during the forum at 9:45 a.m. Have you thought about your funeral or memorial service? What Scripture readings, hymns, or songs are meaningful to you? Everyone is welcome to the discussion of these questions and other matters.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1108 24th St. W.: A child’s baptism is celebrated during the 9 a.m. worship service. A shortened version of a standard worship service takes place at 11:15 a.m. The Thanks-for-Giving event starts at 4 p.m. The progress of the new education building and everyone who has given toward this ministry are celebrated. Appetizers and desserts are served in the fellowship hall after a toast and walk-through.

Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: The Adult Education Hour featuring the video series, "Eclipsing the Empire," with discussion by Mike Downing, continues at 8:45 a.m. The 10 a.m. worship service features the Rev. Steve Gordon's sermon, "Do You Know the People at the Supper Table?" Communion is celebrated and served to all who wish to participate. Sunday school for all youth also starts at 10 a.m. A Stewardship Sunday congregational luncheon starts after the service.

CMYK Community meeting at Art House Cinema & Pub, 109 N. 30th St.: The CMYK Community continues working through the book of Lamentations at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. A healthy spirituality requires us to learn to see, feel and speak the pain and brokenness we encounter in our lives and our world. The study is also available via podcast. For more information, go to cmykcommunity.com.

Atonement Lutheran Church, 1290 Sierra Granda Blvd.: All Saints Sunday is honored and celebrated during the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1810 Shiloh Road: Worship services begin at 8 and 10:15 a.m. A new sermon series, "Extravagant Generosity," starts with the topic, "Ministry Flows From the Heart." At 9, two adult Bible studies are offered. Youth Group meets at 6 p.m. to share Oreos and milk for Communion.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. 180 24th St. W.: Sunday school for all ages takes place at 9:30 a.m. Mike Ferguson leads the adult class in a discussion of “Separation of Church and State,” exploring the principles of the protection of the free exercise of religion, as well as the impact these principles have had on the religious and political life of our nation. Cynthia Kessler teaches the youth class. Generosity Sunday is celebrated at the 11 a.m. worship service. Pastor Susan Barnes preaches on Joshua 3:7-17 and Matthew 23:1-12, focusing on Jesus' words, “Those who humble themselves will be exalted, and those who exalt themselves will be humbled.” The Lord’s Supper is served to anyone who wishes to partake. After worship, the Generosity Team serves an herbed pot roast luncheon.

Monday

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1810 Shiloh Road: Messy Church starts at 5:15 p.m., with a light meal followed by a story, discussion and crafts.

Tuesday

Billings First Congregational UCC, 310 N. 27th St.: The Book Group continues an in-depth look at “Ground Zero” at 7 a.m. Everyone is invited to the Community Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m. Bring food to share, if possible.

Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ, 2940 Poly Drive: Everyone is welcome to Lydia’s Prayer Group, to share inspiration and prayers at 11:30 a.m.

Shiloh United Methodist Church, 1810 Shiloh Road: Dave Ramsey’s “Smart Money” broadcast is live-streamed at 6 p.m.

Wednesday

First English Lutheran Church, 1243 N. 31st St.: God’s Kids meet at 5 p.m. for a lesson on the Lord’s Prayer, and casting and reading of the Christmas play. Dinner for all is served at 6 p.m. The Youth Group (sixth through 12th grade) meets to discuss Job and belief, and a game of Steal the Bacon at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Atonement Lutheran Church Bible studies, luncheon: The Joy Ladies Bible study meets at Montana Jacks, 520 Hansen Lane, at 6:30 a.m. The Adult Bible Study meets at Atonement, 1290 Sierra Granda Blvd., at 10 a.m. for “Comfort,” based on Psalm 37 and 121. The Friendship Club meets at the church at noon for a monthly potluck lunch and a guest speaker discussing mental health.

“Lunch & Learn: Demystifying Dementia” offered at Highgate Senior Living, 3980 Parkhill Drive: Shiloh United Methodist Church partners with Highgate to offer a free presentation, open to the public, at noon. For more information, go to shilohbillings.church or the church’s Facebook page.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 180 24th St. W.: At 3 p.m., Pastor Susan Barnes leads a Bible study on Genesis 44-46.

Saturday, Nov. 11

Bazaar at Our Savior's Lutheran, 707 W. Third St., Laurel: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. With lefse, cabbage rolls, cookies, krumkake, rosettes, fudge, tamales, soup lunch, pie and cinnamon rolls.

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