Photos: Faith at the fair

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1 Fairgoers worship at Crossroads Chapel at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn., on Aug. 25, 2013. 
2 There are three different places to attend Sunday morning church services on the fairgrounds -- including the Leinie Lodge stage, sponsored by Leinenkugel Brewing Company. 
3 This is one of two crosses in the crop art competition at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair. 
4 Vendors at the Minnesota State Fair sell a wide variety of cross-covered items, from handbags to silk shirts. 
5 The Creative Activities Building at the Minnesota State Fair contains numerous Christ-inspired works of art. 
6 Pastor Bob, as he is known, leads one of three Sunday services at Crossroads Chapel at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn., on Aug. 25, 2013. 
7 Religious icons are among the temporary body art options offered at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. 
8 Metal crosses are for sale in the Warner Coliseum at the Minnesota State Fair. 
9 Brian Motiaytis attends a church service at the Leinie Lodge on the state fairgrounds on Aug. 25, 2013. He reads from a church-bulletin-on-a-stick. 
10 In addition to holding church services, Crossroads Chapel sells Christian books, videos and pins. 
11 Christian icons adorn a wide variety of merchandise at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. 
12 St. Paul resident Ted Nelson holds a pocket New Testament in one hand and a State Fair fan in the other. 
13 Briana Morgan dons a cowgirl hat with a gem-encrusted Christian cross on the front. She sells Western hats at the Rhinestone Cowgirl booth at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. 
14 The International Bazaar at the Minnesota State Fair sells Christian items from a number of different cultures. 
15 Janet Ruth Havens, right, and her mother attend church services on the fairgrounds each year.