Religion

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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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 ...

Military appreciation changes when family is involved

I did not grow up around men or women with military experience. As an adult I was thankful for and respectful of those who served our country in the military, but still had little exposure to those with military experience. That began to change when our son came home three months before high ...

Green Bay, Mercy Me, friends bring hope

I feel a bit sheepish admitting publicly, in Vikings fan territory, that I recently attended a conference for Christian communicators in Green Bay, Wis. But I think even my purple-and-gold-hearted husband would have enjoyed the opening reception and tour of the impressive Lambeau Field. ...

Minot Christian Women’s Club to host luncheon at Grand Hotel on Tuesday

he Minot Christian Women’s Club will host a luncheon from 12:15 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Grand Hotel in Minot. The cost is $13 inclusive. The theme is “Summer Surprise.” Singer and humorous speaker Rita Weber of Sioux Falls, S.D., will speak on a “A Trip to Remember.” She has ...

From North Dakota to New York City

What a blessing it was to recently celebrate my wife’s 50th birthday! As a pastor, perhaps in any profession and certainly in life, your spouse is your greatest attribute or your greatest anchor; your greatest blessing or your greatest barrier. I am thankful my wife is my greatest attribute ...

Pope to 14 new cardinals: Defend the dignity of the poor

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church 14 new cardinals Thursday, exhorting them to resist any temptation toward haughtiness and instead embrace "the greatest promotion" they could hope to obtain: tending to those neglected or cast aside by society. Among those receiving ...

Dakota Hope Clinic to hold fundraising banquet on Sept. 17

Melissa Ohden, founder of The Abortion Survivors Network, will be the main speaker at a fundraising banquet for Dakota Hope Clinic on Sept. 17 at the State Fair Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. that day and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. To make reservations for the banquet, call ...

Big Smoke to be held July 9

The Big Smoke will be held July 9 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Minot. The event is sponsored by the Serra Club of North Central North Dakota. The event supports vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Bismarck Diocese According to a press release, the activities ...