Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usSun, 4 Oct 2015 19:56:59 EDTSun, 4 Oct 2015 19:56:59 EDT County churches merge - The Presbyterian churches in Algona, Irvington and Lone Rock have been trying something new.Sat, 3 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTClosing in Moorland - United Church of Christ Congregational in Moorland was once attended so well the church was forced to expand. But now, after 128 years of serving its community, the church is set to close Aug. 23.Sat, 8 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTSt. Olaf to launch Ignite Olaf Lutheran Church is restructuring its Christian education program in hopes of getting more kids to church. Instead of Sunday school, youth are now invited to Ignite, a youth program that will be Wednesday evenings, starting Sept. 9.Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTRiverside United Methodist has 'Healing Meals' free bimonthly meals at Riverside United Methodist Church are open for anybody who wants to stretch their budget, or just get out and be social.Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWorship and prayer - A new, informal prayer and worship meeting is getting started in Gowrie. According to Laura Rollefson, there is a need in the area for both deeper times of prayer, and for worshipping with more up-beat music.Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT