Religion

Big Smoke to be held July 9

The Big Smoke will be held July 9 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Minot. The event is sponsored by the Serra Club of North Central North Dakota. The event supports vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Bismarck Diocese According to a press release, the activities ...

Does anyone care?

Our 4th-grade daughter Brooke started Taekwondo in January and she has learned several self-defense patterns. She will ask me at home, at the grocery store, anywhere the two of us are together, “Dad, can I show you my new pattern?” Children love to have their mom or dad, grandma or grandpa, ...

Unable to speak, pastor’s voice stronger than ever in his books

It’s been nearly 15 years since the Rev. Lyle Kath learned his swollen glands indicated he had esophageal cancer. Though the necessary treatment changed his life dramatically — he can no longer eat food except through a tube inserted into his stomach, can’t drink and no longer speaks ...

Music workshop to be offered at First Lutheran

A music workshop will be offered in Minot for anyone who loves to make music, ages 11 to adult. The sessions will be held from 1 to 5:30 p.m. June 24 at First Lutheran Church, 120 5th Avenue NW. The workshop will be followed by a worship service which is open to the public, according to a press ...

Krebs to celebrate 40th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood

On Wednesday, July 11, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church will host a celebration for Father Bruce Krebs in recognition of the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, according to a press release. The celebration will begin with Mass at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace, 707 16th Ave ...

First Baptist Church XYZ to meet

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people over age 50, will meet at 2 p.m. June 21 at First Baptist Church in Minot. Violet Vix of Sawyer will present the musical program “God’s Love Language to Me.” Refreshments will be served.

Lead yourself well

In the early 1990s I was working as an electrical engineer at Burns and McDonnell and attending seminary, studying to be a pastor. I will never forget a conversation I had on the phone with my mom as a frustrated student. As a math and science fan, seminary was brutal for me. I was required to ...

Reflections: Does God ever say, ‘That’s enough already!’

The crowds hushed slowly as the king’s announcement was read. “Listen,” said the reader. “The king asks whether he has been kind to you.” The crowd murmured a positive “yes.” “The king also wants to know why you don’t live like you appreciate his goodness,” said the ...

Vacation Bible School at First Baptist

First Baptist Church of Minot will hold a Vacation Bible School June 24-28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. for children ages 4 through completed fifth grade. The theme is Shipwrecked Vacation Bible School. There will be Bible stories, music, games, crafts, and snacks. Parents can enroll their children ...

Minot Christian Women’s Luncheon on Tuesday

The Minot Christian Women’s Club will hold a luncheon from 12:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, at the Grand Hotel in Minot. The ticket cost is $13 inclusive. Presenter Chelce Detert, Creative Dimensions, Minot, will showcase her new quilting business. Violinist Shelby Houston, Minot, ...

Wisconsin singers to perform at Minot Baptist Church

The Heritage Singers from Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, Wisconsin, will present a concert at Minot Baptist Church, 500 46th Avenue NE during the Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. Sunday. The Heritage Singers are an eight-member mixed ensemble group that will travel for Maranatha ...

Vacation Bible School students donate to Roosevelt Park Zoo

The children attending St. Mark’s Lutheran’s Vacation Bible School this month by the Vacation Bible School Committee to take on the RPZoo $13 Match Challenge on the Roosevelt Park Zoo page, according to a press release from St. Mark’s. The children brought in money during the week and ...

Never again: Pope denounces ‘culture of abuse, cover-up’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis became the first pope to publicly denounce a "culture of abuse and cover-up" in the Catholic Church, saying Thursday he was ashamed that neither he nor Chile's Catholic leaders truly ever listened to victims as the country's abuse scandal spiraled. "Never ...

Lead yourself well at every age

A year ago Sean McVay was hired as the head football coach for the Los Angeles Rams. Previously, he was successful as the offensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins. Based on his success as an offensive coordinator it wasn’t surprising he was hired as a head coach. What made his hiring ...

Schlichting earns Citation Award

Rebecca Schlichting earned the Citation Award during award night for the Awana Club of First Baptist Church on Wednesday, May 9. The award recognizes a minimum of 10 years worth of hard work and service. Students attend club meetings, working with children, getting involved in their communities ...

Your fuel must be checked

In 1794, Thomas Mead patented the first gas engine and Robert Street patented an internal combustion engine, which was the first to use gasoline. These engines were modified, improved and eventually used to transport people in boats, automobiles, trains and planes. The fuel for these engines ...

Benefit concert June 6 at First Baptist

Child Evangelism Fellowship will be hosting a benefit concert featuring the band This Hope on Wednesday, June 6, at First Baptist Church, located at 200 3rd Street SW, in Minot. A freewill offering will be taken for this summer’s Christian Youth in Action program, one of CEF’s training ...

First Baptist Church XYZ to meet

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people who are over age 50, will meet at 2 p.m. May 24 in the First Baptist Church. David Kopp of Minot will present the program “Reflecting on God’s Hand.” Refreshments will be served. First Baptist Church is located at 200 3rd ...