Heartland Christian Educators meet

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa -- The Heartland Christian Educators’ Convention will take place Oct. 5 and 6 on Dordt College’s campus.

This year's convention centers around Isaiah 33:6, which says, “He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is the key to this treasure.”

The 450 educators from Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and South Dakota will be challenged to build a “Firm Foundation”—this year’s theme.

Dr. Rick Wormeli is Thursday’s keynote speaker, who will present, “Sure Footing in a Shaky World: Best Practices in Today’s Classrooms that Stand the Test of Time.” Dordt College Dean of Chapel Aaron Baart is Friday’s keynote speaker, who will elaborate on the Convention theme verse.

Attendees can choose from more than 65 group sessions from local presenters and those from Illinois, Minnesota, and Michigan.

The public is invited to attend the worship and keynote speeches from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. on Thursday and from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Friday. These all take place in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

More information about his year’s convention can be found at www.heartlandchristianschools.com/conventions.

Annual pork chop supper

Calvary Episcopal Church, 1308 S. Cleveland St., will hold its annual pork chop supper with all the trimmings from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Free will offering requested. For more information contact Kelly Houts at 712-281-3495.

Annual Asian dinner

Morningside Lutheran Church, 700 S. Martha St., will hold its annual Asian Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 1. Cost will be $8 per person or $20 per family.

Golf outing/potluck

St. Mark Lutheran Church, ELCA will host a Golf Outing/Potluck in support of the CROP Walk for Hunger at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Floyd Park Golf Course, 2810 Ordway Ave. For more information and registration from the church at 712-276-2418.

Cathedral prayer opportunity

Beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 1, the Cathedral will offer the greater Sioux City community an opportunity for quiet, reflective prayer with the Office of Compline. This service will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Part of a Cathedral’s role is to be a center of prayer for the entire community, for all Christians regardless of church affiliation. By offering this prayer opportunity the Cathedral seeks to fulfill this part of its mission in the city and region.

For more information contact the Cathedral of the Epiphany, 255-1637 or visit our website at www.sccathedral.org.

LifeLight concert

LEMARS, Iowa -- Jonny Diaz, Bread of Stone and the Stunt Dudes BMX team will be featured at a concert Sunday at Rejoice Community Church.

The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m.

St. Boniface Breakfast

St. Boniface Catholic Church, 703 W. Fifth St., will hold its breakfast the first Sunday of every month from 7 a.m. to noon beginning Oct. 1. They will be serving pancakes, french toast, sausage, eggs, fruit and beverages. The cost will be $7 for adults and $4 for children. All are welcome.


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