East County Business News by Rick Griffin
The First Lutheran Church, 867 S. Lincoln Ave. in El Cajon, will host its first-ever Fall Ministry Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 14. The event will feature several food items available for a donation, including bratwurst, hot dogs, potato salad, homemade soups and baked goods. The fundraiser will include a silent auction, crafts activities and books for sale. Sponsorship support will be provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, a faith-based, Fortune 500 financial services membership organization that offers financial products and services, including life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, disability income insurance and bank products. Proceeds from the festival will benefit 10 local and international ministries, including projects assisting Lexington Elementary School in El Cajon and the church’s youth group. For more event information, call (619) 444-7444, or visits www.youhaveaplace.com.