Editor’s Mailbag

Christ the King Lutheran Church services resume

NEW ULM — Starting this coming weekend, June 13-14, Christ the King Lutheran Church will resume regular services at 50% capacity.

Services will be Saturday, 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. The church will try to maintain the capacity limit by having people sign up online at www.christtheking-newulm.org, or with a call to the church office at 507-354-4672.

Attendance is discouraged for those over the age of 65 or who have some health issues that might make them susceptible to catching a more serious form of the virus.

If you feel at all sick, even if the symptoms are not COVID-19 symptoms, it is advised you stay at home. Masks are ordered and should be ready for those who do not have their own. An abundance of sanitizer is also available.

For more detailed information, please call the church office at 507-354-4672.

Bechyn Czech Heritage Festival moves to online concert featuring Mollie B

BECHYN — Due to federal and state recommendations for COVID-19, and the uncertainty of the next two months, the 29th annual Bechyn Czech Heritage Festival will be held as an online concert and fundraiser, rather than on the grounds of St. Mary’s Church.

The event, featuring recording artists and Czechfest favorites Mollie B and Ted Lange, will be held Sunday, Aug. 9, from 7 to 8 p.m. The concert will be broadcast live on the Facebook page “Bechyn, Minnesota World,” with the duo playing favorites and taking requests throughout the concert.

The digital format will allow for friends all over the world a chance to come together and celebrate Czech heritage and continue the mission of preserving the historic church in Bechyn, . The 30th annual Czech Fest will return to Bechyn on Aug. 8, 2021.

DAV to resume meetings on June 23

NEW ULM — DAV Chapter 15 will resume its normal meetings starting Tuesday, June 23 at 7 p.m. at 1522 South Valley St. Meetings will be held on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Social distancing will be adhered to as much as possible. Face masks will be encouraged. The DAV is also accepting nominations for all officer positions.


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