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The Minot chapel staff poses in their juice and coffee bar where they serve airmen free refreshments at Minot Air Force Base, March 13, shown in this photo by Senior Airman Christian Sullivan. The staff was awarded with the Charles I. Carpenter Award for being the Air Force’s Outstanding Large Chapel Team.

Minot chapel named Air Force’s best large chapel

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – Team Minot’s chapel celebrated winning the Charles I. Carpenter Award for being the Air Force’s Outstanding Large Chapel Team on March 2. Minot’s chapel had to beat out another large chapel team within Air Force Global Strike Command before getting to compete at ...

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Pictured in the front row are Lutheran Campus Ministry interns Cassie Stauffer, Adam Barden, Paige Dolan and Karen Langemo; back row, Rev. Christoph Schmidt, intern Nicole Klug and Dominique Buchholz, vocational internship director. The group is organizing an event celebrating the arts, For the Love of Arts, at Zion Lutheran Church on March 25.

Event on March 25 at Zion Lutheran will celebrate faith-inspired art

Area faith inspired artists will share their gifts from 2-9 p.m. March 25 at Zion Lutheran Church during the first For the Love of Arts event. Interns with Lutheran Campus Ministries Vocational Internship Program are helping to organize the event, said Cassie Stauffer, one of the ...

Messiah in the Passover to be held March 19 at Minot Baptist Church

MESSIAH IN THE PASSOVER, is a vivid and exciting demonstration showing how Jesus fulfilled the ancient feast of Passover, will be held on March 19, at Minot Baptist Church. MESSIAH IN THE PASSOVER will be conducted by Robert Walter, from Chosen People Ministries. Chosen People Ministries is ...

Right to Life Banquet to be held April 3 in Minot

The North Dakota Right to Life Annual Spring Banquet will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. April 3 at the Grand Hotel in Minot. To reserve seats for the banquet, email director@ndrl.org or call 258-3811 or 838-1038. There is no cost to attend the banquet, but a request may be made for a ...

Spring meatball dinner at Carpio Lutheran Church will be held March 26

The annual spring meatball dinner at Carpio Lutheran Church will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26 at the church in Carpio. Meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, homemade lefse, homemade buns, green beans, corn and coleslaw will be served. Homemade fresh pies including pumpkin, apple, ...

REFLECTIONS: An Interesting Prayer Challenge

“That was an interesting challenge,” said Sharon as she picked up her Bible and settled down on the couch after Sunday dinner. “Oh, the sermon,” said John as he sat next to her. “Let your Bible reading direct your prayers,” said Sharon. “The pastor gave examples but I’m ...

REFLECTIONS: Stop trying to forgive

“I am trying to forgive.” I have heard that declaration from well-meaning people too many times to count. The reality is that trying to forgive is really another way of saying I have not forgiven yet. Forgiving someone who has hurt us, betrayed us, lied to us, gossiped about us, or offended ...

First Baptist to host Women’s Retreat

Dannah Gresh is the featured speaker at upcoming Women’s Retreat at First Baptist Church SHE Ministries of First Baptist Church, Minot is hosting their 2017 Women’s Retreat, “I’m Going Free” on April 7-8, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Riverside, Coliseum Room, in Minot. The retreat ...

Trivia at Immanuel Baptist Church

On Feb. 22, three Christian charities sent two person teams to compete in a trivia contest for $8,150 in cash at Immanuel Baptist Church of Minot. Audience members also answered trivia questions to win prizes valued at over $700. The Immanuel Baptist Church congregation donated the cash. The ...

Vatican, Rome’s Jewish Museum, team up for first joint show

ROME (AP) — The museums of the Vatican and Rome's ancient Jewish community are hosting their first joint exhibit, building on decades of improved Catholic-Jewish relations following centuries of mistrust. The focus of the exhibit opening in May will be the menorah, the seven-armed ...

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Southside Church of the Nazarene pastor Scott Mehlhoff poses with a Towel and Basin sculpture that was a gift from his congregation to celebrate his 25 years of service at the church. The sculpture represents Jesus Christ calling on his followers to be servants.

25 years of service

Southside Church of the Nazarene Pastor Scott Mehlhoff thought he was going to a Valentine’s Day party last Sunday, but it turned out to be a celebration of his 25 years of service at the Minot church. “It was pretty exciting, definitely a surprise,” said Mehlhoff. Somehow, without ...

REFLECTIONS: Secure in God’s loving grip

My hand was held in my Dad’s warm grip. I felt secure. We briskly walked the usual short cut from England’s Liverpool Underground Railway Station through what appeared to be a rough section of the city center. We were headed to Liverpool’s University Hospital for one of what would prove ...

Roast beef dinner at Our Lady of Grace

The Knights of Columbus Council 4894 of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Minot will hold a roast beef dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the dining room at Our Lady of Grace, 707 16th Avenue SW, Minot, with proceeds going to Bishop Ryan Catholic School in Minot. Items on the menu ...

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Nurse Stephanie Anderson, clinic director Nadia Smetana and development director Tim Knutson stand among donated baby items for new parents at Dakota Hope Clinic Jan. 31.

Dakota Hope welcomes public to see what’s new

Dakota Hope Clinic in Minot is inviting the public to drop by for coffee, snacks and tours next Thursday. With new extended hours, a new men’s advocacy group and a new focus on fundraising, the pregnancy help clinic wants area residents to know more about its work and find out how they can ...

REFLECTIONS: Trust in Jesus to help conquer fear

The Apostle John was on the island of Patmos and “in the Spirit on the Lord’s day,” (Rev. 1:10) when he has a vision of Jesus Christ in glory: “his eyes were like a flame of fire . . . his voice was like the sound of many waters . . . . When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though ...

REFLECTIONS: Living by a whistle

I live by a whistle. That may sound like a strange thing to say, but if you live in a small town like Kenmare, you know what it means. Three times a day the whistle sounds. First at noon then at six pm, then finally the curfews whistle at 9:30. I know, it’s like living in the days of Mayberry ...

REFLECTIONS: Learning from the past and planning the future

Thoughts about our past can be filled with joy and regret. Thoughts about the future are often hopeful but sometimes laced with fear. Our attitudes about our past and future affect what we do in that fleeting moment we call the present. Let’s consider a couple examples. Earlier this year I ...

St. Leo’s draws people in with home-brewed beer, theology talks

St. Leo’s Catholic Church is drawing more people with events like the Theology on Tap gathering in the church basement that was held Friday. Sarah Perry, business manager for the parish, said Father Justin Waltz supplies home-brewed beer that he makes himself and soda, wine, water and ...

REFLECTIONS: Inaugural address

This week, a new president will be inaugurated in our great nation. It is customary for the new president to give an inaugural address in which he, and one day she, lays out a vision for the future of the United States of America during the president’s term. During an inaugural address, there ...

IF Gathering to be livestreamed at First Baptist on Feb. 3 and 4

S.H.E. Ministries of First Baptist Church in MInot will participate in the IF: Gathering on Feb. 3 and 4 via a livestream from an event in Austin, Texas. Registration is $15 per woman or teenage girl. People can register online at http://fbcminot.org/ministries/she-ministries. Yuki Johnson, ...