LifeRight Outreach presents Civil War skit at banquet in Alexandria

LifeRight Outreach is a transitional housing ministry that aims to help men rebuild their lives and families through Christ.

The actors in a Civil War skit included, left to right, Michael Arellano, Ryan Bagley, Jay Patterson (seated), Cody McBeth, Shawn Brown and Ryan Slinde.
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ALEXANDRIA — "It's War!" — a short skit written, directed and narrated by Jay W. Patterson — featured five of the residents at LifeRight Outreach's spring banquet at Reach Church on Thursday, April 28.
The skit drew parallels between the Civil War and the "war" that goes on daily in the lives of men who are enrolled in the program at LifeRight Outreach. They are battling addiction situations and struggle to make positive changes in their lives as they re-enter society, according to LifeRight leaders.
The Minnesota Military Museum at Camp Ripley donated the use of Civil War uniforms for the presentation.
LifeRight Outreach is a transitional housing ministry that aims to help men rebuild their lives and families, through Christ, as they transition back into the community and become stronger, more productive members of society and leaders in the community.
To learn more about LifeRight Outreach, go the website,,
or email or call 320-759-3930.

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