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Great food from Apostles: German feast awaits visitors to Gloucester church

Residents of Gloucester, Mathews and surrounding areas are in for a very special treat on Saturday at Apostles Lutheran Church in Gloucester. The members of the church, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year, are holding their first German Festival. The feast is both a means of community outreach and a fundraiser.

The church’s fellowship and evangelism teams have organized the dinner with "the support and help of the entire congregation," said Elizabeth Huegel. "It’s a project we talked about last year but we never got it going until this year," added Irene Albert, who is a native of Germany. She will serve as executive chef for the German dinner that is going to be held in the Fellowship Hall from 5 to 7 p.m., "to eat in or take out."

When dinner guests see what’s on the plate, they are bound to want to take some home as well.

The menu: German potato salad, goulash with noodles, Frikadellen (German hamburger), red ca...

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