Religion is on the mind of many people around the world. It has always been.
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.
A recent guest columnist in The Dalles Chronicle maintained that restricting pot sales in The Dalles will not solve problems, saying that, “Churches and pastor are the problem. They are the root of our immoral problems.” I am not willing to let that statement go unchallenged and I will stand up and state that it is patently false and backwards.
Tim Roosenberg, an author and pastor for 25 years, has delivered his Islam and Christianity in Bible Prophecy seminar all over the country and even the world. Starting today and running through Sunday, March 6, he’ll be at The Dalles Adventist School to give a free prophecy presentation that Roosenberg said is “unlike any they’ve ever seen before.”
As the days grow warmer and longer and we find ourselves antsy to get outside, part of me strongly desires to escape.
Canada’s Double Portion, an award winning gospel band, is playing a free concert Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Maupin Community Church.
When Fr. Joseph Levine became the priest of St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles more than three years ago, he realized there were many families in the parish who couldn’t afford to send their kids to the Catholic school across the street.
A medical doctor specializing in eye care, Dr. John Willer recently returned from Guatemala mission
“I will instruct you and teach you the way you should go. I will advise you and keep my eye on you. Do not be like the senseless horse and the mule whose movements must be controlled by bit and bridle. No. Don’t be anything like that, for the pain of the wicked is severe. But faithful love surrounds the one who trusts the Lord. You, who are righteous, rejoice in the Lord always and be glad! All you whose hearts are right, sing out in joy!” These verses from Psalm 32 lift me up and help me sustain an “attitude of gratitude” and confidence in the face of adversity. But I do need to pay attention, to be patient, and to listen for God’s guidance.
Fun begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Retired educators return to Haiti
Enough with the harmful dieting fads. Enough with the single activity resolutions that set us up to fail.
This is about one of my parishioners. She, along with her three children, always came to church a few minutes early and they would sit on the back pew and fold the day’s worship bulletins.
Rev. Richard “Red” Stevens, the new Priest-in-Charge at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in The Dalles, credits Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas for pushing him into the ministry.
The Dalles 9-year-old plays with mom at First United Methodist, St. Peter’s Catholic Church