Faith Digest (March 15, 2019): Violinist Jaime Jorge in concert March 17; Battle of the Buns Fundraiser for young onset rectal cancer; 'Absolutely Worth It!' at Hope Lutheran

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Faith Digest for Saturday, March 15, 2019:

Violin virtuoso Jaime Jorge in concert at Red River Seventh-day Adventist Church

FARGO — The Red River Seventh-day Adventist Church will host a free Christian concert featuring violinist Jaime Jorge at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at 3000 Elm St. N.

Jorge has played in 60 countries and on six continents and has released 17 albums. In 1996, he left medical school and a promising medical career to devote himself to full-time music ministry.

The concert will feature music ranging from favorite hymns to contemporary praise songs. It is free and open to all ages and denominations. Seating is limited and available on first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 701-235-0128.

Young onset rectal cancer advocacy nonprofit to host inaugural fundraiser

FARGO — Love Your Buns, an advocacy and awareness nonprofit for rectal cancer, will have their inaugural fundraising event, the Battle of the Buns, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Living Waters Lutheran Church, 4451 40th Ave. S.

The event features a battle of the bands, with local artists including the Cropdusters, Sarah Morrau, The Smith & Loven Six String Circus, The Remedy Worship, Todd Holdman Band, Durow, The Living Waters Band and James Bergman and Elevate Rock School bands The Salty Penguins and Us.

During the battle of the bands, there will be a silent auction featuring a Carson Wentz-autographed North Dakota State University Bison harvest helmet, Carson Wentz-autographed Philadelphia Eagles Jersey, Tony Oliva-autographed Minnesota Twins photo, Dale Earnhardt Sr. package including a jacket and other collectibles and more.

Funds raised will go toward oncological physical therapy, walk and talk support groups, patient and caregiver education and to increase overall awareness about the disease.

Love Your Buns was founded last August with a mission to educate young adults to increase awareness of the signs and rising prevalence of rectal cancer, while empowering patients and caregivers to make informed decisions and improve quality of life for survivors.

The organization was created by executive director Sara DCamp after she had a recurrence of rectal cancer in August 2018. DCamp's initial diagnosis was in September 2016.

Hope Lutheran to host event for teens

FARGO — Hope Lutheran Church, 3636 25th St. S., will host a special event for teens and their moms later this month.

“Absolutely Worth It!” will take place 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the church’s south Fargo campus.Tickets are $10 per attendee until March 17 or $15 after that and can be purchased at the church office or online at fargohope.org/women.

The price of attendance includes a latte, Sandy’s Donuts and a special gift.