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Happenings is free, and submissions are run on a first-come, first-serve basis and as space allows. Happenings entries that include date, time and place, as well as a contact person’s name and telephone number, of an event can be e-mailed to Pippi Mayfield at or submitted online at

Thursday, March 28

Men’s bible study

Wild Rice Lutheran Parish, Waubun, will host a men’s bible study at Pappy’s at 7 a.m. Call 218-473-2447 for more information.

Maundy Thursday Service

Wild Rice Lutheran Church will host a 7 p.m. service in observance of Maundy Thursday.

Passover Meal

Lund Lutheran Church, located at 25213 County Highway 221, Detroit Lakes, will host a special presentation of the Passover Meal at 7 p.m. Presenters will be Jon and Carolyn Lybeck, Moorhead, who have traveled to Israel. Come and learn more about God’s marvelous prophetic description of the Messiah as revealed in the traditions of the Jewish Passover meal. The evening will conclude with a communion service. Call 218-847-9662 for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Group

A Parkinson’s Support Group meets from 2-3 in Ecumen Detroit Lakes, Emmanuel Nursing Home guest speaker is Julie Kaufman, pharmacist from Sanford Health. Julie will speak on medications and Parkinson’s disease. For more information, contact Sue Sorensen at 218-847-4486.

Friday, March 29

Bearing of the Cross

Wild Rice Lutheran Parish — Aspelund, Wild Rice and Trinity churches —will take part in a special Bearing of the Cross from United Circles of Faith to Trinity Lutheran Church, Waubun, starting at 2 p.m.

Good Friday Service

Aspelund Lutheran Church will host a Good Friday Service at 7 p.m.

Sunday, March 31

Easter services

Trinity Lutheran Church in Waubun will host an Easter Sunrise Service at 7:30 a.m., Easter Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and Easter Worship at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, April 2

High Mileage Fellowship

High Mileage Fellowship meets the first Tuesday of each month in Community Alliance Church, DL. There is a pot-blessing meal at noon, followed by a time of sharing birthdays and anniversaries, a Bible Nugget and special music. This is an inter-denominational fellowship for all those 55 and over.

Overeaters Anonymous, Serenity Group

Overeaters Anonymous Detroit Lakes Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at noon in the second floor library of the First Lutheran Church.

Concert band in LP-A

The Lake Agassiz Concert Band, a Fargo-Moorhead-based community band, presents a concert, along with the Lake Park Audubon High School Varsity Band, at 7:30 p.m. in the LP-A High School Theatre. It is free and open to the public.


These Happenings section items or events do not have a specific date, or take place on more than one day. February 22, 2013:

Holy Week at Gloria Dei Parish

Holy Week schedule for the Gloria Dei Lutheran Parish — Eksjo, Houglum and Strandvik Lutheran churches —is as follows: Maundy Thursday (March 28) Worship Service at Eksjo, 7 p.m.;  Good Friday (March 29) Worship Service at Eksjo, 7 p.m.; Easter (March 31) Sunrise Service at Eksjo, 6:30 a.m.; Easter Breakfast at Eksjo, 7:30-9:30 a.m.; Houglum Easter Worship Service at 8:30 a.m.; Eksjo Easter Worship Service at 9:45 a.m.  Strandvik Easter Worship Service 11:15 a.m.

Kidsfirst preschool

Kidsfirst Preschool at First Lutheran Church, DL, began taking fall 2013 registrations on March 1. Please come in person and bring your child’s immunization records with you. Your child must be at least 3 years old to enroll. No phone registrations will be taken. Questions? Call Beth at 847-5656.


The newly restructured 412 Lakes Area Toastmasters meets on the first and third Friday of each month from noon–1 p.m. in M State, room C-102 in Detroit Lakes. Meetings are free to the public and visitors are welcome.

Refuge weekly outreach

The Refuge Christian Outreach & Resource Center weekly gatherings include Monday-Friday from 7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Bible; Monday — Celebrate Recovery Meal at 5:45 p.m. and Meeting at 6:45 p.m. (no childcare), Wednesday — Women Ministry and Crafting at 4 p.m./Bible study on Bible Doctrine at 6 p.m., Thursday — Bible study on Battle Field of the Mind by Joyce Meyers, Friday — Christian Movie at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Free Meal and Fellowship at 5-6:30 p.m. Call 847-1982 or check website calendar for updates at

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery at The Refuge, for hurts, habits and hang-ups begins with supper at 5:30 p.m., with large group and small group at 6:45. Call 701-367-3313 or 218-847-1982 for more information.