Faith Lutheran to host screening of 'God's Not Dead'

Posted Online: July 14, 2014, 11:09 pm
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MOLINE -- Faith Lutheran Church, 1611 41st St., will host a "God's Not Dead" movie and taco dinner fundraiser Friday. Food will be served from 5 to 6:45 p.m., followed by a showing of the movie "God's Not Dead."

The cost is $6 per person. Call the church office at 309-762-2824 to buy advance-only tickets. Seating will be limited to 250 people.

Proceeds will benefit an Eagle Scout project being done by church member Scott Appel, who is creating a media center in the church fellowship hall.


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