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Minot Christian Women’s Club celebrates 50 years at Aug. 14 luncheon

Minot Christian Women’s club will host a special nondenominational luncheon from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Minot’s Grand Hotel. The event will honor the club’s 50-year history as well as its guiding leadership program, Stonecroft Ministries, which is celebrating 80 years. The ...

Groundbreaking ceremony at Metigoshe Ministries Sunday

LAKE METIGOSHE – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m. for an approximately $3.5 million addition to Metigoshe Ministries’ Lakeside Christian Center. Metigoshe Ministries is located at 165 Lake Loop Road E., in the southeast corner of Lake Metigoshe near ...

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The subtle deception we all face

My greatest fears and life wounds are: the fear of rejection, abandonment, loneliness and failure. Growing up I felt “poor” so my entire life the spirit of money has whispered in my ear that money would protect me from my fears; money would insulate me from the pain of rejection, ...

Dad’s penchant for poetry kept me attuned

My father, if alive, would have been 83 today. It’s been five and a half years since his death, but sometimes he still feels so near.
Dad’s influence drew me to local poet Timothy Murphy. Though they never met, each time I visited Tim, Dad’s ghost seemed within reach. It was Dad, ...

Study: US religious orders overwhelmingly back women deacons

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A new survey has found that the majority of U.S. Catholic religious orders believe women should be allowed to serve as ordained deacons, lending support to an issue currently under study at the Vatican amid pressure for women to be given greater roles in the ...

Revealing dreams, revealing fears

I have two recurring dreams. In the first dream, I show up to attend a church service and someone tells me that I am preaching. I calmly reply no, I am only here to attend. Others enter the discussion and soon everyone is convinced I am supposed to speak. the more I resist, the more they ...

Minot Christian Women’s Club celebrates 50 years at luncheon

Minot Christian Women’s club invites all Minot area women to participate in a special nondenominational luncheon from 12:15 to 2:15 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Grand Hotel. The event will honor the club’s 50-year history as well as its guiding leadership program, Stonecroft ...

Former Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen dies at 96

SEATTLE (AP) — Retired Seattle Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen, whose outspoken support for nuclear disarmament, gay rights and an expanded role for women in the church made him one of the most controversial U.S. bishops, has died at 96. Hunthausen died Sunday at his home in Helena, ...

Reflections: God still performs miracles

Recently, students from Black Forest Academy in Germany, where we used to teach, were planning their annual spring break service projects. Student groups had met several times planning practical helps for orphanages, schools, churches and homes for the needy. They studied ways they could serve, ...

Vatican-OK’d journal strikes out again at US evangelicals

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Vatican-approved journal has dismissed "prosperity gospel" as a pseudo theology dangerously tied up with the American Dream and President Donald Trump's politics, launching its second major critique of American evangelicals in as many years. Two of Pope Francis' top ...

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If you have questions or comments about the Religion Page, or if you have story ideas, call Andrea Johnson at 857-1945. Reflections and Church Bulletin items should be mailed to: Andrea Johnson, Minot Daily News, P.O. Box 1150, Minot, ND 58702 or e-mailed to: ...

Kelly Jacob joins Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch as Spiritual Life Coordinator

Deaconess Kelly Jacob recently joined Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch as Spiritual Life Coordinator, according to a press release. In her new position, Jacob will care for the spiritual needs of the residents of Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch in Minot through the presentation of the Gospel, scriptural ...

Minot Christian Women’s Club will celebrate anniversary with luncheon

Minot Christian Women’s club will host a nondenominational luncheon from 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Grand Hotel, 1505 N. Broadway, in Minot. The event will honor the club’s 50-year history as well as its guiding leadership program Stonecroft Ministries, which is ...

Reflections: Voices

There are a lot of voices in the world today. Some are wise, informative and helpful. Most are driven by an agenda and/or mandate to sell you something. A study in 2007 found that Americans have gone from being exposed to about 500 ads a day back in the 1970’s to as many as 5,000 a day today. ...

Heavenly Harp to perform at Bread of Life, Bethany Lutheran

The public is invited to attend a concert with Heavenly Harp, featuring Karin Gunderson and her son Ryan from Phoenix, Ariz. Gunderson is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., and author of “Encounters with Heaven - Stories of God’s Surprising Presence.” Ryan began playing ...

As One service in Oak Park Sunday

Members from nine Minot churches will gather for an As One service in the Oak Park band shell at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Steve Oster of Cornerstone Presbyterian said he expects up to 1,000 people to attend the service, which will be followed by a potluck in the park after the service. Oster ...

Southern Fried Chicken Picnic to be held Thursday at First Baptist

First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday in the First Baptist Church for their annual Southern Fried Chicken Picnic. The event will be held indoors. The program “Road to China” will be presented by Marlene ...

Van Deventer to speak Sunday at Lighthouse Church

Brian van Deventer, director of Enabling Mission Endeavors, will be the the guest speaker at Lighthouse Church, 1400 5th Street SW, Minot, on Sunday. He is co-pastor of the Glyfada Christian Center in Greece. His primary responsibilities include oversight of Enabling Mission Endeavors ...