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Party in NC to mark Billy Graham’s 95th birthday

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) The Rev. Billy Graham celebrated his 95th birthday Thursday with well-wishers who serenaded him and praised him for his spiritual leadership.

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LDS Ward names new bishop

A new bishop has been named for The Dalles First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church news in brief, Oct. 25

Church news in brief.

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Students minister to poor in San Francisco

For a third year now, local teens went on a mission to San Francisco’s toughest neighborhood, the Tenderloin, to minister to residents there.

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Directory of area churches.

Church news in brief, Oct. 11

Church news in brief.

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New Hispanic Adventist congregation starts

A new, 50-strong Hispanic congregation has started at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, all at the suggestion of a member of the church’s congregation.

Church news in brief, Oct. 4

Church news in brief.

Mullins heads to Spain as LDS missionary

The Dalles Wahtonka graduate Nate Mullins is headed to Madrid, Spain to serve as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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LDS helps spruce up Mosier School

More than 200 volunteers turned out for three weekends’ worth of service projects at Mosier Community School in August.

Church news in brief, Sept. 27

St. Paul’s will kick off the fall at its 9 a.m., Adult Forum Hour this Sunday with a new DVD series called The Living Faith, led by Biblical scholar, NT Wright. It is a series of 10 talks, the first will be this Sunday, and it will be on The Story and Message of the Bible.

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Pastor uses humor to grapple with cross theft

When the officer came to take the report, he told Nate Warren, “I’ve been doing this for 23 years and this is a first.”

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Pope warns church must find new balance or fail

VATICAN CITY AP — Pope Francis is warning that the Catholic Church’s moral edifice might “fall like a house of cards” if it doesn’t balance its divisive rules about abortion, gays and contraception with the greater need to make the church a merciful, more welcoming place for all. Local priest reacts

Church news in brief, Sept. 20

Fellowship of Churches The Tuesday, Sept. 24, monthly forum of the Fellowship of Churches will feature Corliss Marsh, who will speak on the “Latest Updates on Projects Everyone Should Know About”: The Oregon Trust; Habitat for Humanity; and the library expansion project. The forum begins at 5 p.m. with a light snack. It is held at First United Methodist Church, 11th and

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St. Paul Episcopal church This Sunday is Rally Sunday, a chance to welcome everybody back

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