Religion

First Baptist annual fried chicken picnic set for Thursday

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people over age 50, will hold the annual Southern Fried Chicken Picnic on Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The event will be held indoors. A musical program will be presented by Sue Gunderson-Kranz of Powers Lake. The cost is ...

REFLECTIONS: May I have a cookie??

“Mom, may I have a cookie,” asked 7 year old Samantha, “I’m really hungry!” “I’m making a special dinner,” said Mom, “and it will be ready soon.” “But, I want something now,” insisted Samantha. “OK,” said Mom, “if you’re hungry you may have part of this ...

Kennedy wedding church lets visitors in to imagine the day

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The church where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier wed is inviting visitors in to kneel where the couple knelt, listen to the music that played and imagine the day. St. Mary's Church, in Newport, Rhode Island, was the site of the wedding on Sept. 12, 1953, when ...

The Big Smoke event to be held July 10

The Big Smoke, an event being cooked up by members of the North Central Serra Club of North Dakota as a benefit for seminarians, women religious, and others in religious formation, is scheduled for July 10 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Minot. It will feature four priests and a ...

K.K. John to speak at Lighthouse Church Sunday

John K. Kaiyalethe, known as K.K. John, will be the guest speaker at the Lighthouse Church, 1400 5th Street SW in Minot, on Sunday. Services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. John and his wife, Tamara, are both graduates of Northwest Bible College in Minot. He now holds a doctorate of ...

Garms family to perform at Bethel Lutheran on Sunday

The Garms family will perform at Bethel Free Lutheran Church, 530 22nd Avenue NW in Minot, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A free will offering will be accepted. According to a press release, David and Kris Garms are from Minnesota and perform Southern Gospel and gospel bluegrass music with six of ...

Archbishop: Church of England ‘colluded’ to hide sex abuse

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby apologized to the victims of ex-bishop Peter Ball as his church published ...

Cardinals press pope to clarify divorce- remarriage stand

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis' opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are pressing their case and arguing that the issue is dividing the Catholic Church. In a new letter, the cardinals ask Francis for an audience, noting he ...

St. Leo’s serving as host church for Fatima Statue

On Sunday, St. Leo the Great Parish in Minot will play a major role in the worldwide observance of the one hundredth anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. The event recalls six appearances of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the village of Fatima in Portugal between May 13, ...

Senior adult ministry will meet June 22 at First Baptist

A senior adult ministry for people in the 50 plus age group will meet Thursday, June 22 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Judy Frueh, mother, foster mother, teacher, and author from Martin, will present the program, “Let the Little Children Come Unto Me.” Refreshments will be ...

Saint’s relics are a miraculous must-see in secular Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — In the three weeks since St. Nicholas came to Moscow, more than 300,000 people have stood in huge lines for up to 10 hours to visit a gilded ark thought to carry his bone fragments. Yet the queues stretching down the Moscow River embankment from Christ the Savior Cathedral are ...

REFLECTIONS: Good news

Dear friends, have you ever said, “That kid thinks he’s immortal!” This is usually referring to some silly or imprudent choice on the child’s part. I propose that this reveals a great truth; that we are created with an immortal soul. In the beginning there was no death. This deep ...

Leah Charley, 10, collected 1,344 quarters from family and friends over the past three years and donated the proceeds to Food For The Poor. The Minot, N.D., girl was stirred by images of starving children in the charity's mailings and wanted to come up with a way to help the poor. (Photo courtesy Charley family)

Quarters for charity

A Bishop Ryan Catholic School student has collected 1,344 quarters from her family and friends over the last three years for the charity Food for the Poor. Leah Charley, 10, just finished the fourth grade. According to the Food for the Poor charity, Leah was moved when she saw pictures of ...

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. ...