Chili feed: Dietz United Methodist Church, 1423 S. 10 St., will host a bottomless chili feed from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. A donation of $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 10 is requested.
Healing for the soul: First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass St., will host a Celebration of Soulful Healing from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Learn methods of healing for the body, mind and spirit. There is a suggested donation of $10. Free child care will be available for preschoolers.
Chili cook-off: First United Methodist Church, 702 Main St. in Plattsmouth, will host a chili cook-off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. An offering will be taken. For more information or to enter chili, call Mike Buchman at 402-298-8434.
Valentine luncheon: Young at Heart, a senior citizen group at Bethany Lutheran Church, 5151 Northwest Radial, will meet for an early Valentine’s Day luncheon Tuesday in the church fellowship hall. The potluck buffet begins with a devotional time led by Pastor David F. List at 11:30 a.m. Johnny Ray Gomez, an Omaha entertainer, will perform special music.
Father and son breakfast: The Gaines family will host a Rite of Passage Father and Son Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 16 at Lake Point Center, 2401 Lake St. Guest speakers will include Pastor Tony Sanders and Chaplain Merlyn Klaus. Special musical guest will be recording artist Eric Jordan. A buffet-style breakfast will be served. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $10 for children age 12 and younger. For tickets and information, call Denise at 402-203-6203 or LaMonte at 402-208-5048.
Gospel concert: Salvation Army Church, 715 N. 16th St. in Council Bluffs, will host Ambassadors of Grace as part of its Southern gospel concert series at 6 p.m. Feb. 16. Doors will open one hour prior to the concert. Admission is free, but an offering will be collected.
Valentine banquet: St. Paul United Methodist Church, 400 W. G St. in Elmwood, Neb., will host a Valentine’s Day banquet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 17. An offering will be taken.
Compiled by Jake Anderson