Editor’s Mailbag

Reformation seminar

NEW ULM — On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 10 a.m., a seminar on the Reformation will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in New Ulm.

There will be two presentations. Former Church of the Lutheran Confession (CLC) President John Schierenbeck will explain Martin Luther’s 95 Theses against the sale of indulgences, their significance and impact on Christianity both then and today. Pastor Nathanael Mayhew will give a presentation on the Scriptural doctrine of the Two Kingdoms, the spiritual and the secular, and how Christians are to interact with the secular world in which we live. These presentations are open to the public and will be followed with an opportunity for questions and answers.

Faith Lutheran Church is located at 26 N. State St. in New Ulm, just west of the Public Library.

For more information call 354-4534 or email ndmayhew@juno.com.

Holiday art sale

NEW ULM — A one-time only holiday art sale will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the New Ulm Event Center.

Six area artists will offer their art for sale at 20-50 percent discounted prices. Artists Pam Bidelman, Lisa Bierer, Peggy Draheim, Marjie Laizure, Margie Larson and Joel Moline will offer landscapes, abstracts, still lifes and more.

Library to host writing group for

National Novel Writing Month

NEW ULM — Adults and young adults interested in writing are invited to meet and share their writing at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the library’s celebration of National Novel Writing Month.

Each attendee should bring some of his/her writing to share and be prepared to share comments on the writing of other attendees. The group will be led by writer, storyteller, and Youth Services Librarian Jan Keaveny. This program is free and open to the public. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.

James Stanton to discuss

self-publishing at library

NEW ULM — Self-published author James Stanton will discuss writing and self-publishing at New Ulm Public Library on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

Stanton spent most of his youth in New Ulm before graduating from the University of Minnesota. He served in the Vietnam War as a Laotian Translator/Interpreter before working as a Computer Systems Analyst and software developer. Since retirement he has written books on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and his experiences at Ramasun Station in Thailand.

This program, which is part of the library’s celebration of National Novel Writing Month, is free and open to the public. Call 507-359-8334 for more information.

New release movie at library

The New Ulm Public Library will show a newly released DVD on Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 127 minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be served at this free event, which is sponsored by the Optimist Club of New Ulm. For more information, call the library at 507-359-8334.

Kraft retiress to meet

NEW ULM — Kraft Retirees and spouses will meet Monday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m.t Happy Joes Pizza.


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