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September 7, 2018
Church news
September 7, 2018 - 5:08pm
May 9, 2018
Pastor Laurie Natwick from the Northwestern Minnesota Synod ELCA spoke during Sunday's groundbreaking ceremony for the new First Lutheran Church, which will be built along County Road 46 near Woodland Elementary School. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
New beginning for First Lutheran
May 9, 2018 - 6:26am
May 6, 2018
Staff members of First Lutheran Church in Alexandria take their turn at shoveling first at the site where the new First Lutheran Church will be built. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
A new beginning for First Lutheran
May 6, 2018 - 6:15pm
December 3, 2017
After receiving a new home through the Habitat for Humanity Big Build Cambodia, Hach Saveth, the new homeowner, was full of emotion. Members representing Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County with Saveth were Nancy Doebbert (left) and Pam Mickelson. (Contributed)
Big Build, big memories: Habitat volunteers relish experience in Cambodia
December 3, 2017 - 12:23pm
November 27, 2017
Shepherds watch their flock during the annual Living Nativity at First Lutheran Church in 2016. (File photo)
Churches present Nativity scenes
November 27, 2017 - 11:24am
October 23, 2017
Alexandria unveils new logo
October 23, 2017 - 11:27pm
September 8, 2017
As Calvary Lutheran celebrates this year's Hostfest, preparations are already underway for the 2018 celebration. On Tuesday, a long-arm, computer-directed quilting machine at Dawn's Quilt Shop in Alexandria stitches a flower pattern into the quilt for the 2018 Hostfest raffle. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Faith Events: Mr. History, Host Fest on horizon
September 8, 2017 - 8:29am
May 22, 2017
Trenton Tuey, a sixth-grader at Discovery Middle School, helps manage and organize The Shelf, the school's food shelf. (Contributed)
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
May 22, 2017 - 7:59am
November 25, 2016
Mary and Joseph stand with their donkey at last year's Living Nativity at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. This year's event is Saturday, Dec. 3.
First Lutheran Church presents The Living Nativity
November 25, 2016 - 8:00am
November 11, 2016
Brooke Jahnke and Lauren Heseltine make tie blankets to donate to police and fire stations to give to people in times of emergency. Community members will be able to make tie blankets and more at First Lutheran Church's Service Blast on Wednesday, Nov. 16. (Contributed)
Ready your hands for community-wide Service Blast on Nov. 16
November 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
Ease your grief during the holidays
November 11, 2016 - 11:00am
June 24, 2016
Associate pastor Ben Jacobson, pictured with his wife, Alyssa, was recently added to the pastoral staff at First Lutheran Church of Alexandria.
First Lutheran welcomes new pastor
June 24, 2016 - 12:00am
April 22, 2016
Love, laughter and scones
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
The Central Minnesota Boys Choir will perform at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria on Sunday, April 19 during morning services. (Contributed)
Central Minnesota Boys Choir to perform at First Lutheran Church
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Psychologist Ron Hunt, pictured here with his wife, Lisa, will lead a couple’s seminar titled “For Better…Forever” on Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. (Contributed)
First Lutheran’s couple’s seminar to incorporate humor and spirit
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am