Speaker’s Forum The Mid-Columbia Fellowship of Churches invites the public to its monthly Speaker’s Forum at The First United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. May 28. The speaker will be US Army Chaplain Daniel Thompson, who will be talking on “Partners in Care.”
ATLANTA — When Ed Buckner and his family went to a north Georgia state park to celebrate his son’s birthday, he was surprised and concerned to find Bibles in the state-owned cabin he had rented. An atheist, Buckner believes no religious literature should be provided in government-owned lodging. He presented that concern to management at the Amicalola Falls State Park.
Creation, destruction, renewal are exhibit themes VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale, commissioning a biblically inspired show about creation, destruction and renewal for one of the world’s most prestigious contemporary arts festivals.
Compassion Tea is Saturday at UCC Church Vintage aprons and a fashion show featuring the spring collection from The Dalles’ own fashion house, Lines of Designs, will headline the Compassion Tea for Relay for Life this Saturday, May 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the United Church of Christ Congregational.
Catholic priests follow three-year lecture cycle A local minister once likened writing a Sunday sermon to doing a school research paper every single week —— a daunting task, when viewed in that light.
Speaker’s Forum The Mid Columbia Fellowship of Churches invites the public to its monthly Speaker’s Forum at The First United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. May 28. The speaker will be US Army Chaplain Daniel Thompson, who will be talking on “Partners in Care.”
LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (AP) — The religious scenes playing out on the interior walls of St. Stephen Serbian Orthodox Church could have been painted centuries ago: Saints with gilded halos, winged angels hugging curved arches, calligraphic lettering helping to tell ancient stories. But the paint is barely dry.
A nationwide 50-day environmental campaign of all United Church of Christ congregations has seen local members of the church picking up trash by the bagful and planting trees.
Church directory from April 3.
BEIT JALA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians in this Christian village are hoping the new pope can succeed where others have failed — pressing Israel to drop plans to build a stretch of its West Bank separation barrier through their picturesque valley.
Faith Lutheran Faith Lutheran Church is having an organ concert this Sunday, April 28, at 4 p.m., with Portland organist Helen Hollenbeck and Baroque trumpeter Murray Zenk, of White Salmon.
The National Day of Prayer, a presidentially proclaimed annual event since 1952, is set for Thursday, May 2, at 5:30 p.m. at Sorosis Park.
Thanks to having a tech-savvy minister, Dufur Christian Church has started streaming its worship services live on the Internet.
ST. ANTHONY’S MONASTERY, Egypt — In a cave here high in the desert mountains of eastern Egypt, the man said to be the father of monasticism took refuge from the temptations of the world some 17 centuries ago. At the foot of the mountain, the monks at the St. Anthony’s Monastery bearing his name continue the ascetic tradition.
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