The movie "Despicable Me 3" will be shown at the monthly children's activity at Grace United Methodist Church, 1735 Morningside Ave., on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. All children preschool through grade 5 are welcome. Lunch and snacks will also be provided. For further information call Jan Jacobson at 276-3452.
Bethel Lutheran Church in Lawton, Iowa, is excited to announce the arrival of its new pastor, Rev. Robert Zellmer. Rev. Zellmer was raised in Lake Villa, Illinois. He earned a degree in natural science from Concordia University St. Paul, and graduated from seminary in 2008. He recently served as pastor at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Farnhamville, Iowa, for 10 years. Rev. Zellmer brings knowledge, vitality and vision that comes with Christ's love and commitment.
"I look forward to new ministry in the Lawton area. It will be exciting to see the great things God has in store for us as we move forward in His ministry. I am looking forward to getting to know the people of the area and worshiping our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in this community of faith," Rev. Zellmer said.
Installation service is scheduled for Jan. 28 at 4 p.m. Weekly Sunday School and Adult Bible Class are at 9 a.m., and weekly traditional service time is 10 a.m.