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Long flag tradition in The Dalles

Duties switching to a new troop this Nov. 11

Faith news in brief

Faith calendar.

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‘Magical’ facelift at Wahtonka

Zion Lutheran paints for ‘day of service’

Church news in brief

Church news in brief from Oct. 10, 2014.

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New Wednesday ‘Gathering’ starts

Casual meal offers informal fellowship

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Gilding the Cross

A GOLD Leaf Restoration company works on the cross above Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles. Mark B. Gibson photo

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‘No one can be left behind’

Sarah Brady is learning about culture, and herself, in two-year adventure

Church Directory, Oct. 3

Church Directory from Oct. 3, 2014.

Church news in brief, Oct. 3

News briefs from local faith organizations.

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From a propulsion lab to a Sunday pulpit

Former engineer new pastor at Life in Christ

Church news in brief

Faith related events from Sept. 12, 2014

Students rally for teacher who talks about faith

CANTON, Ga. (AP) — Students at a public high school outside Atlanta are rallying behind a teacher who says he’s standing up for his Christian beliefs and what he views as his right to talk about Jesus in the classroom.

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Backpack food program grows

The backpack program, started over two years ago by First United Methodist Church to help feed homeless students for the weekend, is growing again.

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Presbyterian church welcomes new minister

Dr. Tom Pipkin left a big-city church in the South to become senior pastor at Gateway Presbyterian Church in The Dalles, partly because he wanted more time to just hang out with folks and minister by hiking and fishing with them.

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Rapping priest performs at parish center

Fortuna was jazz musician before entering the priesthood