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ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, DEC. 25 - In this Dec. 7, 2016 photo, Kathryn Woodward, 92,climbs the steps of the Memorial Chapel at Fort Jackson, S.C. She has started a one-woman campaign to save the old World War II- era chapel. All wooden structures on the fort from that era have been torn down or are slated for demolition. "Even if it were not to remain as a chapel as such," she said. "It should somehow be preserved as a memorial." (Gerry Melendez/The State via AP)

Should Fort Jackson’s WWII-era Memorial Chapel be saved?

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — For more than 30 years, Kathryn Woodward has attended an interdenominational worship service each week at the World War II-era Memorial Chapel on Fort Jackson. Today, the chapel, along with all other World War II-era wooden buildings on Army installations across ...

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Minot Youth for Christ is seeking donations. The program is located at “The Rock,” pictured, which is at 318 5th Avenue NW in Minot. Minot Youth for Christ programming is attended by up to 100 kids each week. Some of the kids are pictured here.

Minot Youth for Christ seeks donations

Minot Youth for Christ is in need of more regular donations to help support its programming and maintain its building and staffing, said Larry Stenson, executive director. “We’re running behind quite a bit this year,” said Stenson on Friday, who said some longtime supporters have moved ...

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Local poet Rachel Rippel is the author of “The Inspiration Within.”  She will sign books from 3-5 p.m. Dec. 17 at Gideon’s Trumpet in Minot.

Faith in God helped her get through tough times

Gideon’s Trumpet will celebrate “Jesus’s Birthday” on Dec. 17 and local poet Rachel Rippel will be part of the big event. Rippel will be signing copies of her new poetry collection, “The Inspiration Within,” from 3-5 p.m. “I’ve been writing poetry since I was about 12, so a ...

REFLECTIONS: Moving onc

Pastor Ray Baker had a beautiful “Good News Reflection” in the Saturday, Nov. 12 issue of the Minot Daily News. He likely spoke for all of us in his feeling of relief that the election is now behind us.  Maybe you feel your prayers were heard and maybe you didn’t. Whether you are happy ...

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A past performance in Minot of Handel’s Messiah.

Area musicians to perform Handel’s Messiah

Area musicians will perform Handel’s Messiah at 4 p.m. Sunday in Minot State University’s Ann Nicole Nelson Hall. Carlos Vieira, director of choral activities at Minot State University is the director of the performance, which includes volunteers throughout the community. The ...

REFLECTIONS: What’s in a name?

“Hey Dad,” said Clare, “our Sunday school teacher told us to research the Third Commandment.” “What have you learned so far?” asked Dad. “I looked up Exodus 20:7 in my Bible,” said Clare, “and it said, ‘You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain for the ...

Happily ever after

You can feel it can’t you?  If you slow down and rid your mind and heart of all the clutter and noise that clamors for your attention it becomes easy to listen to the expectancy in your heart.  Christmas is coming!  Christmas is that one day of the year that so many find their way back to ...

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Pictured in the front row are Lutheran Campus Ministry interns Cassie Stauffer, Adam Barden, Paige Dolan and Karen Langemo; back row, Rev. Christoph Schmidt, intern Nicole Klug and Dominique Buchholz, vocational internship director.

Listening for God’s voice

Minot State University students are exploring their faith and possible opportunities for ministry through a unique internship program sponsored by Lutheran Campus Ministry’s Vocational Internship Program. Interns Karen Langemo, Nicole Klug, Adam Barden, Paige Dolan and Cassie Stauffer are ...

REFLECTIONS: Good news!

I was asked to write this article on Tuesday morning, November 8, 2016. I chose both the theme and Bible verse early in the day, before I knew the outcome of the election. I have good news! We have done it! We survived one of the most cantankerous election cycles in recent memory.  It seems ...

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Lois A. Kankovsky stands by a shelf full of shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse.

Operation Christmas Child

Area churches, organizations and individuals are mobilizing to add some joy to the Christmas season for children far away. Each year, shoe boxes filled with toys, candy, school supplies and hygiene items are shipped around the world to be opened by youngsters. It is all part of Operation ...

T.D. Jakes hopes new show will ‘minister’

NEW YORK (AP) - T.D. Jakes doesn't wave around the Bible or preach from Proverbs in his new OWN talk show; he's discussed plastic surgery obsessions, questioned Bobby Brown about his troubled marriage to Whitney Houston, and talked politics with the network's queen, Oprah Winfrey.But the ...

REFLECTIONS: A perspective on leaders

In eleven days, we all have the opportunity to vote. Did I just hear a collective sigh or was it a groan? I can certainly understand reasons for those responses. It's been a challenging year.I'm not going to tell you how to vote or discuss any of the issues that have been dredged up during ...

REFLECTIONS: Victory that sticks!

All athletic victories and championships, from the amateur to the professional ranks, have a "shelf life." In other words, we're all prone to forget the specifics of these victories and championships over time. The excitement of these victories don't stick.The Apostle Paul shares with the ...

Scholar David Marshall to speak at First Lutheran

Biblical scholar and author David Marshall will speak at First Lutheran Church in Minot on Oct. 8 and 9.Marshall will be the guest preacher at the 5:30 p.m. service today, and at the services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday. He will also speak during Adult Bible Study at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, ...

Rice pudding, potato klubb a time honored tradition for Christ Lutheran Church

Some people wait all year to sample rice pudding or potato klubb at the Norsk Hstfest.Augustana Lutheran Church started serving up the tasty rice pudding treat during the second or third year of the Scandinavian American festival."When we first started (the festival) was at the ... (Minot ...

REFLECTIONS: Happy are the poor in spirit

"Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." This passage comes from the Gospel of Matthew, the fifth chapter in verse three. These words begin what is known as the Sermon on the Mount, the greatest sermon ever preached by the greatest preacher who ever lived, Jesus ...

Tigirlily to perform at Zion Lutheran Sunday

People who attend a free community event at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 at Zion Lutheran Church, at 1800 Hiawatha Street in Minot, can enjoy the music of Hazen's Tigirlily and also learn about how to help hungry families."Our goal is sustainability," said Chris Torgeson, the education director at the ...

REFLECTIONS: Seek God for companionship

Recently we had the pleasure of visiting our 15-month-old granddaughterand her parents of course!I acted like any grandparent by concluding that she was the sweetest and smartest grandchild anyone ever had! She did one thing, however, that I'd not seen before.If she wanted her father to pet ...

REFLECTIONS: ‘Help us to become like a little child’

It was my fifth night in a row tucking my granddaughters Aspen and Amani into bed. And the fifth consecutive night in which both Aspen and Amani giggled and pleaded, "Granddad, tell us another story of when you were a naughty little boy!" Now, how many stories should a Granddad share with his ...

A fascinating life

Monsignor Joseph Senger is 86, but he is far from idle. After his retirement as a parish priest in 2000, he served as a chaplain at Trinity Hospital, where he still works part time and as a substitute pastor at different parishes in the area."I'm on call right now," said the gregarious Senger, ...