Religion

Mormon President scales back duties

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon President Thomas S. Monson is no longer coming to meetings at church offices regularly because of limitations related to his age, church officials said Tuesday. Monson, 89, communicates with fellow leaders on matters as needed, according to a statement from Eric ...

REFLECTIONS: Being anchored to a firm foundation

“Is that patio table and chairs for sale,” I asked? “Yes, it is,” said a person overseeing the estate sale. My husband and I looked it over, asked the price and determined that it was fair. After paying we loaded the table on the back of our S-10 pickup. Then we added four chairs by ...

Bible school at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Minot would like to invite children ages 4 years through 5th grade to join them at their Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School to be held June 11-15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Bible stories, music, games, crafts, and snacks are planned. Enroll by calling the church ...

Senior adult ministry to meet at First Baptist Church

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. Pastor Kent Hinkel of First Baptist will present a program of his recent trip to Greece. Refreshments will be served. First Baptist Church is located at ...

Revival services at Minot Baptist Church

Marvin Mungle of Firm Foundations Ministries will be presenting a series of messages concerning “Revival in the Church and in the Home”, with plenty for the whole family, at Minot Baptist Church during the morning and evening services on Sunday as well as Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. ...

REFLECTIONS: Honor your Mother (and everyone else)

A couple of weeks ago I opened an envelope that contained a couple of copies from a national magazine published by our denomination. I had the honor of writing a feature article that told the story of our church plant, the challenges presented by the Minot Flood of 2011 and a testimony of the ...

REFLECTIONS: Christ is Risen!

When I was a college student back in the 80’s, I had a biology professor who was writing a book that he planned to call “Flattened Fauna.” It would be a book about typical road-kill that you would be likely to encounter if you were traveling the highways and byways in Iowa. Professor ...

Presentation on buttons at Hope Congregational Church in Granville on May 3

Kae Watson and Liz Hoppman of 183 Vintage Button Trading Company, will give a presentation on vintage and antique buttons at 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Hope Congregational Church in Granville. People can bring along old buttons to the presentation and Watson and Hoppman will try to help identify them.

Man-Up Men’s Conference

The Man-Up Men’s Conference will be held at First Baptist Church, Minot on Friday evening, May 5 with registration at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. The conference will end at noon. This year’s theme is “Used By God.” To register call First Baptist at ...

Rummage and bake sale at Bethany Lutheran on May 6

Bethany Lutheran Church women will have their annual rummage and Scandinavian Bake Sale on Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Caramel rolls and coffee will also be available. Please enter at the northeast door, No. 3.

Day of Prayer to focus on vocations at St. Jerome’s in Mohall

Sunday, May 7, marks the 54th anniversary of the World Day of Payer for Vocations. Members and friends of the North Central Serra Club, which fosters and promotes vocations to the priesthood and the consecrated life, will observe the event at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church in Mohall. Rev. Adam ...

Voices of Note concert at Zion Lutheran on May 7

The “Voices of Note” women’s chorus will perform a spring concert on Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1800 Hiawatha Street in Minot. A free will offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.

National Day of Prayer to be held May 4

The National Day of Prayer will be held May 4 in Minot, according to Rev. Shane McLoughlin of the Bethel Free Lutheran Church. Christians will gather at the Minot City Auditorium, located at 420 3rd Avenue SW, room 201, at noon that day to pray for the city governments, the military, first ...

First Baptist Church XYZ to meet

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday, April 27 at 2 p.m at First Baptist Church in Minot. Teen Challenge from Mandan will present the program “Testimony and Song.” Refreshments will be served. First Baptist Church is ...

REFLECTIONS: When we are bumped, what do we spill?

A friend and I were recently talking before church when she suddenly looked down and exclaimed, “I bumped my coffee and I was afraid I spilled it!” Sometimes that happens, but I began to wonder what we spill when we are bumped? What bumps did Jesus experience from birth to resurrection and ...

EASTER WEEK SCHEDULE

St. Michael’s Ukrainian, 812 N. Main Street, April 9, 4:30 p.m., Palm Sunday, Divine Liturgy with blessing of palm and willow branches; April 10-13, 6 p.m., Divine Liturgy, April 14, 6 p.m., vespers/liturgy of Lord’s Supper; April 14, 1 p.m., holy and Great Friday solemn vespers; outdoor ...

Living Stations of the Cross on Sunday at Our Lady of Grace

The Living Stations of the Cross will be performed at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 707 16th Ave. SW, Minot. In this performance, Minot area youth act out the passion and death of Jesus Christ. Silent actors and actresses ranging in age from elementary through ...

Easter cantata at Our Savior Lutheran Church

The choir of Our Savior Lutheran Church will present an Easter cantata entitled Two Crowns on Palm Sunday, April 9, during the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Our Savior Lutheran Church is located in Minot at 3705 11th Street SW.

Turkey dinner to be held April 23 at Peace Lutheran

BURLINGTON – Peace Lutheran Church, at 521 Davis Street in Burlington, will hold a turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23. The price will be $12 for an adult, $8 for a child between ages seven and 14, and free for children ages six and under.