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Compassionate Friends to hold Candle Lighting Service

December 8, 2012
Messenger News

ALGONA - The North Central Iowa Chapter of the Compassionate Friends will hold their Candle Lighting Service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Lutheran Church, 226 N. Putnam St., Algona.

The Compassionate Friends is a worldwide organization that helps with grief support for families who have lost a child. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends are welcome to attend.

The program Sunday evening consists of music, a few readings, lighting of the candles and sharing time with refreshments. Families are invited to bring a photo or memento of their child and, if they would like, a snack to share.

A Remembrance Book will also be available on The Compassionate Friends website on that day. To post a message or tribute, visit

If you have further questions contact Cathy Kelly at 538-0572.



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