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Gideon’s speaker to visit Alden church

ALDEN – A speaker from the Gideon’s International State Convention in Rockford will report on the group’s Bible distributions around the world March 7 at Alden United Methodist Church.

The communion service will be at 9:30 a.m. A free-will offering will be received to support the work of the Gideons.

The public is invited.

Throughout March, the church will collect funds for the United Methodist Committee on Relief work in Haiti. And March 21, the Confirmation Class will host a fellowship hour after the 9:30 a.m. service in support of Pennies For Peace, which builds schools for girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The church is between Harvard and Hebron at 16532 State Route 173.

For information, call the Rev. Diana K. Otterbacher at 815-648-2240.

– Northwest Herald

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