Choose a superior mindset

Choose a superior mindset

EXPANSION COMPLETE: This weekend, Jacob’s Well Church, 3211 N. 50th Ave., Chippewa Falls, is opening its new 19,200-square-foot worship center for three worship services — 5 p.m. today and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday.

RETIREMENT & NEW VENTURE: After 40 years of service, Dr. Thomas Dow, an ophthalmologist at Chippewa Valley Eye Clinic, is retiring.

“Now in those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying, ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.’” Matthew 3:1–2

CHRISTMAS CHORAL SERVICE: First Congregational United Church of Christ’s Chancel Choir will perform “Gloria” by Luigi Boccherini during the annual Christmas choral service at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 310 Broadway St.

ADVENT BREAKFAST: The St. James the Greater Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Round Table is serving its Advent breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the Parish Hall, 2502 11th St.

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

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CHRISTMAS CONCERTS: The New Auburn Community Choir will present its 2018 concert — “Agnus Dei” — as follows:

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COOKIE WALK: The 28th annual Christmas cookie walk will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at Christ Church, Cathedral, 510 S. Farwell St.

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An Advent box Carol B. Weaver received years ago from her mother serves as the impetus for a faith-based journey that guides readers into the Christmas season.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: The Healing Place, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital’s Center for Life’s Journeys, will host “The Healing Sounds of Christmas” holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at The Florian Gardens, 2340 Lorch Ave.

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

“TED Talks” are short lectures on a wide variety of topics that you can watch online (TED.com). Recently, one title caught my eye, “Why I have coffee with people who send me hate mail.”

SOUND OF SOUL: Eckankar invites the public to experience Sound of Soul from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Chippewa Room at L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire St.

CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK: Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, there will be a Christmas cookie walk at Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls.

FOOD SAFETY: Thanksgiving is just a day away, and that that means — turkey! Did you know that 1 in 6 people in the United States will get sick from a foodborne illness this year?

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

BINGO PARTY: St. Rose’s Circle is hosting a bingo party on Sunday at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 11358 Highway Q, Chippewa Falls.

NEW PASTOR: The Rev. Mike Van Zee of Newport, Tenn., has formally accepted the position of senior pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church of Menomonie.

IMPACT PROGRAM: Mayo Clinic Health System and UW-Eau Claire are launching a new program to encourage creative solutions to critical health care questions.

I’ve hunted pheasant in both North and South Dakota, from New Town to the north to Mitchell to the south and from the Black Hills to the west to the Red River Valley in the east. And I’ve hunted in the warm early season and in the last bitterly cold winter week.

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

GERMAN MEAL: A German meal will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1915 Hogeboom Ave.

CHURCH BAZAAR: Plymouth United Church of Christ, 2010 Moholt Drive, is holding its annual bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

LOVE LIGHTS: This year, as in past years, thousands of loved ones will be represented as lights on the trees in front of HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital.

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram details “priority” violations, defined as state code violations with potential to contribute to food contamination, illness or e…

Just a few miles outside of Detroit sits Cranbrook, a National Historical Landmark that critics have called “the most enchanting architectural setting in the United States.”

NORWEGIAN DINNER: A kaffee lag and Norwegian meatball dinner will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 201 S. Sixth St., Cornell.

At 11 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 21 — a day of prayer — Jeff Henry’s day was taken prey.