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"For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin - because anyone who has died has been set free from sin." Romans 6:6, 7

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Community Calendar Good Shepard

MASON CITY - Good Shepard is seeking volunteers to serve as "missionaries" to provide companionship to residents who are alone and have no family.  Please contact Sinva at 641-421-1740 for more information.

Beginning Farmer Workshops

MASON CITY - The Iowa Agricultural Development Division will be hosting a free Beginning Farmer Workshop on Tuesday, February 28 at the North Iowa Community College in Mason City from 8:30AM to 11AM.  Please register at or call 1-800-432-7230.


MASON CITY - Starting Wednesday, March 1, a new weekly experience called "Lifetree Cafe" will be offered at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Mason City at 7PM to 8PM.  Free admission with snacks and beverages available.  For more information call Steve at 641-423-6549 or

Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton Soup Supper

GRAFTON - The Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton will be hosting a Soup/Pie/Dessert Supper on Sunday, March 5 from 4PM to 7PM.  There will be a free will offering and Bake Sale.

Mason City's Christian Women's Connection

MASON CITY - The Mason City Christian Women's Connection will be holding their "Stepping into Spring" luncheon on Monday, March 6 at 12PM noon at the Main Event in Mason City.   For reservations call Jessie at 641-424-8314 by noon on Friday, March 3.  Cancellations are essential.

Giving Your Best Family Fair

MASON CITY - The Giving Your Best Family Fair will be held on Saturday, March 11 at the North Iowa Events Center in the All Seasons Building from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.  Stop by the KJCY booth and see us, there's something for everyone!

Youth Prayer Conference

OWATONNA - Prayer + Education + Worship, or PEW35 will be holding a prayer conference on Saturday, March 11 at the Owatonna Jr. High School from 9AM to 5PM.

Convention Sunday

FLOYD - The upper level students from the Gospel Lighthouse Academy in Floyd will be presenting their "Convention" drama, music and art starting at 9:30AM at the Gospel Lighthouse Church, Sunday, March 12.  A fundraiser lunch will be served during the break.  For more information call  641-398-2864.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

ALBERT LEA - 'The Rock'  of Albert Lea will be having a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Monday, March 20 from 4:30PM to 7PM.  It is to help send area youth on trips, camps and events

Celebrate Recovery

OSAGE -The New Covenant Fellowship Church south of Osage is hosting "Celebrate Recovery" on Mondays, January 9 through March 27 at 7PM.  For more information call 641-732-3187 or email

Priscilla Shirer Simulcast

- The Bethlehem Lutheran Church of rural Glenville will be hosting a Simulcast event featuring Priscilla Shirer on Saturday, April 8 at 9AM to 4:35PM.  To register early go to or for more information about this Lifeway event go to

Financial Peace University

ROCHESTER - Trinity Presbyterian Church in Rochester will host Financial Peace University, a nine week course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD.Classes begin at 6:30 PM on February 15th. To register and for information about the kit needed prior to the first class, contact Karl Pasch by email at

2017 KJLY "A Day For Women" Event

MANKATO -  Save The Date for the 2017 KJLY "A Day For Women" event at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato to be held Saturday, April 22 featuring Renee Swope of Proverbs 31 Ministries.  Registration and more information to come!

Ladies Tea "Under His Wings"

FLOYD - The annual "Ladies Tea" at the Gospel Lighhouse Church in Floyd will be held on Friday, May 5 at 6PM.  This was scheduled for April, so please note the change!  For reservations call Cindy at 641-330-4711 or Chris at 641-220-2252.

Family Camp

FLOYD - Reservations are open for Family Camp 2017 held at the Cedar Springs Camp in rural Floyd.  It will be held Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 23.  To register and for more information go to

Family Camp

FLOYD - Reservations are open for Family Camp 2017 held at the Cedar Springs Camp in rural Floyd.  It will be held Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 23.  To register and for more information go to

Ongoing Announcements

ROCHESTER - LifeGate Services will host a monthly Channel One Food Distribution to those in need the first Saturday of each month from 10 to 11:30AM. Channel One Food Bank is located at 1300 10th Avenue Northeast in Rochester. Please call 507-421-3107 with any questions.

IOWA & MINNESOTA The Bible Foundation of Newberg, Oregon collects Bibles for the most needy of the world!  Bibles in good condition, even portions of old Bibles, are gladly received by many in hospitals, prisons, refugee camps, nursing homes, and homeless shelters.  Mail your package of Scriptures at the "Library Rate" to the Bible Foundation, Box 908, Newberg, OR 97132 or visit or more information.

MASON CITY - The Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City has created a website to assist with planting gardens to provide habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinator species. Visit for more information.

OSAGE -  The Osage Ministerial Association will offer its "Grief to Hope" the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30PM concluding with a potluck supper.  They meet at Osage Alliance Church Family Life Center.  Any questions call 641-732-3290.

FOREST CITY/CLEAR LAKE/MASON CITY -  Overeaters Annonymous- Do you suspect food rules your life?  Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you.  It is not a diet club, but a fellowship of people recovering from compulsive overeating.  For meeting times and locations contact Julia at 641-590-5509

ALBERT LEA - Single Moms Weekly Fellowship Group will be held each Wednesday from 4 to 6PM at First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea.  This is a free event that includes child care with a nursery for young children and the KidZone Ministry for K-5th grade.  For more information you can contact Carol Cerney at 507-373-8423 or Pennie Ladlie at 507-383-9104.

AUSTIN - Grief Share provides support and encouragement for teens and adults. This support group meets on Tuesdays from 6 to 8PM, April through September, at Faith Church in Austin. Please Call 507-437-1000 or go to for more information.

MASON CITY - Meet new friends and enjoy fun activities at the North Iowa Youth Center in Mason City. The Youth Center is open Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 7PM September through May. For more information contact Regan at 641-423-1883.

MASON CITY - The Salvation Army Adult Day Health Center in Mason City is a sponsor of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, providing meals for those in need.  For more information please contact the Center at 641-424-4031.

AUSTINA Community Bible Study meets on Wednesday mornings from 9:15 to 11:15AM  in Austin. This is an in-depth, nondenominational Bible Study.  For more information, please contact Cathy at 507-433-6185.

CLEAR LAKE - The Clear Lake Farmer's Market season will be Saturday, May 28 thru Saturday, October 15.  It is located at the Surf Ballroom parking lot. For more information visit

CLEAR LAKE - Grief Share, a grief recovery support group, is a 13 week seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  For information and dates on the next series, please contact Will and Joyce Hunsaker at 641-430-1139.

MASON CITY - MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month during the school year at Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church in Mason City. The meeting time is 9 to 11:15AM, and all mothers of children aged birth through kindergarten are invited to attend. Call 641-424-1369 for more information.

MASON CITY - North Iowa Christian School in Mason City seeks to provide a Christ centered education declaring that Jesus is Lord in all areas of life. They have a program called Scrip/Trip, a tuition reduction program, which allows you to buy gift cards at places you currently shop at face value leaving a percentage for the school. Check online at or contact Steve or Tracie at 421-8742 for more information.

MASON CITY/OSAGE - Take time to make new friends and enrich your life at a Stonecroft Bible Study. Through these weekly, small group investigative studies you will grow to understand and apply the Bible to your life. These practical studies are designed for people of all ages and walks of life. For more information, contact Adrene at 641-732-4756 or Lori at 641-713-2416.

AUSTIN -  Austin Christian Women’s Club invites women of all ages to attend their brunch meeting held the second Monday of each month at 9:30AM at the Austin Senior Center. For more information you may call Beryl at 507-567-2223.

HAMPTON - The Hampton Old Time Country Hoedown is held on the first Monday of each month.  It is held at the historic Windsor Theatre in downtown Hampton from 6-9PM.  Come jam with us or sit in the audience. For more information contact Don at 641-425-0909. 

ROCHESTER - NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month from 6PM to 7:30PM @Mayo Clinic/St Mary's Hospital, Generose Building Room #3-108(Rome Library) Free parking validation available.  They also meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at the NAMI office @ 1700 Broadway Ave N(E door) from 6PM to 7:30PM. For information call 507-287-1692.

MASON CITY - The North Iowa Youth Center in Mason City rents its facility for your event.  Call Regan at 641-423-1883 for more information.

MASON CTIY-  Starting Wednesday, March 1, 2017,and every Wednesday thereafter the Wesley United Methodist Church will be offering a new weekly experience called "Lifetree Cafe" from 7PM to 8PM. The event is free.  For more information contact Steve at 641-423-6549 or

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