Religion

Reflections: Tipping the scales

“Why are you doing your brother’s job,” asked Mom when she discovered her daughter vacuuming the hallway. “Oh, he loves it when I do his chores,” said Ginger, “so if I make him happy I’m tipping the scales.” “I’m sure he loves it when you do his chores for him,” ...

Questions can unlock your future

I used to think that a great teacher always had great answers. Now I realize that a great teacher is someone who asks great questions. The right question at the right time makes all the difference in helping people grow.  

 I used to think as a leader I had to have all the answers. Now ...

Program Nov. 16 at First Baptist

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Rev. Barry Seifert, associate pastor of First Baptist Church, will present the program “Songs and Stories of Encouragement and ...

Offering your best

FARGO – On Oct. 22, we started a discussion on overcoming discouragement. Discouragement hides out in our heart like a dormant virus. When given a slight opening, it springs forth, quickly escalating. I presented a new idea: One of the reasons we feel discouraged is because we confuse ...

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Sister Marie Hunkler celebrated her Golden Jubilee July 14 as a Benedictine Sister at a Vespers Service at Sacred Heart onastery, Richardton.

Sister Marie Hunkler celebrates Golden Jubilee

On July 14, Sister Marie Hunkler celebrated her Golden Jubilee as a Benedictine Sister at a Vespers Service at Sacred Heart Monastery, Richardton. In the presence of Sister Paula Larson (prioress), Sisters of her monastic community, members of her family, and friends, Sister Marie renewed ...

Where was God during the Vegas massacre?

Just hours after the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, the inevitable question appeared. I saw it first on Twitter -- “So, where was your god when this was happening?” The perplexity is as old as humanity itself, how a good God can allow suffering. We could fast-forward to the end, ...

XYZ meeting for seniors to include music program

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. A musical program will be presented by “The Replacements” of Minot. Refreshments will be served. First Baptist Church is located at 200 3rd Street SW.

Grace Within seminar planned at Our Lady of Grace

Grace Within (Ministry of Mothers Sharing) will hold a retreat open to all women Dec. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. The retreat aims to teach people how to: – Experience a quiet, peaceful environment in which you can learn to use your voice. – Use a healthy tool for processing life’s ...

Pope calls space, takes small step for Vatican-Russian ties

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis took a small step toward improved Vatican-Russian relations Thursday when he chatted with Russian cosmonauts and praised their understanding of love during a call with the International Space Station. Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli played translator during ...

Celebration of Reformation to be held Oct. 29 at MSU

Five hundred years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a German professor of theology, composer, priest and monk, wanted to reform the Catholic Church. He nailed what came to be known as the Ninety-five Theses of 1517 on a church door in Wittenburg, Germany and, in the process, sparked the ...

Curtis to speak Sunday on “Meet Your Ancestors: Adam and Eve”

Robert Curtis will present “Meet Your Ancestors: Adam and Eve” at 6 p.m., Sunday at Minot Baptist Church, 500 46th Avenue NE. Curtis represents Creation Ministries International. The talk will focus on “the bankruptcy of the evolutionary myth.”

Rev. KK John to speak at Lighthouse Church Sunday

Lighthouse Church, located at 1400 5th Street SW in Minot, will host Rev. KK John at special services on Sunday. John will speak at the 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services. John, who now lives in Minneapolis, attended Northwest Bible College in the early 1960s. He furthered his education and ...

Vincent United Methodist Church fall bazaar to be held Oct. 28

The annual fall bazaar at Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024 2nd Street SE, will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A lunch of creamed turkey on biscuits, salad, cranberries, dessert and beverage will be served from 11 a.m. until gone. Other features of the bazaar will be ...

Trunk or Treat to be held Oct. 27 at Bread of Life

The Annual Trunk or Treat event will be held Friday, Oct. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Minot Bread of Life Church, 1415 17th Avenue SW. The public is invited for an evening of treats, food, costumes and a hot-dog supper. There is no charge for the event. Participants are asked to bring canned food ...

St. John’s to hold annual parish dinner on Oct. 29

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 2600 West Central Avenue in Minot, will hold its annual parish dinner from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Items on the menu include roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, rolls and butter, pumpkin dessert, coffee and milk. ...

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This is a flier for the “ Late Night Catechism: Sister Strikes Again” show which will be held Oct. 18.

‘Late Nite Catechism’ is hilarious

Nonie Riley will return to Minot at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the popular “Late Night Catechism: Sister Strikes Again.” The show will be presented at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on the campus of Minot State University, 500 University Avenue West, in Minot. “It’s been wildly successful,” said ...