Faith



Church murals bring Bible stories to life

Pat Van Eaton has taught Sunday school to Kindergartners through second graders in the same room at First Christian Church for more than 15 years, trying to bring the stories in the Bible to life. Thanks to a new collection of murals painted by one of the church’s members, that’s easier now.

May 6, 2016 3:45 p.m. read more..


Women leading more and more churches

A little over five years ago when Deb Allen became the first woman pastor at the United Church of Christ, which has been in The Dalles for more than 150 years, she didn’t think it was a big deal. Allen had already blazed the same trail at UCC churches in Wisconsin and Washington.

April 29, 2016 1:28 p.m. read more..


Faith Briefs

The 90-minute documentary “This Changes Everything” will screen in The Dalles Friday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, downstairs in Tayler Hall, for free.

April 22, 2016 11:37 a.m. read more..


Haitian priest, dinner coming to St. Paul’s

For six years, members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles have been taking mission trips to Haiti. On Saturday, May 7, the community will have the opportunity to meet the man the parish has supported, as Father Noe and his wife Sherly Bernier will be in town.

April 22, 2016 11:35 a.m. read more..


Young pastors at work in The Dalles

If Tyler Beane, 31, and Adam Jenkins, 27, even went to church, they would clearly be in the minority. The fact that both are pastors is even more extraordinary.

April 15, 2016 11:06 a.m. read more..
 

Lutheran school adding middle grades

Columbia Lutheran School Principal Jesse Jacobsen had to say goodbye to a rising fifth grade student last year but that won’t be the case much longer as the school is expanding through the eighth grade, beginning in August.

April 1, 2016 1:45 p.m. read more..
    

Local pastors support monk

There is a growing cancer in our nation, in the form of authoritarian, hateful rhetoric, crime and behavior. And it has spread to our gorge community.

March 11, 2016 11:42 a.m. read more..


First Christian youth accept challenge

While attending a Christ in Youth Conference last summer, Quinn Hanson received a kingdom card that challenged the First Christian youth to donate all of his clothes but 10 outfits.

March 11, 2016 11:39 a.m. read more..
 

The Gathering returns Sunday

The Gathering, a more casual church service for those who can’t make or don’t feel comfortable attending on Sundays, is back after taking a break for the winter.

March 4, 2016 12:28 p.m. read more..

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