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Religion

LDS missionaries say they’re here to serve

Some people may have questions when they see two young men in suits and ties walking down the street, side by side. Elders Noah Smith, of Queen Creek, Ariz., and Atticus Rexroat, of Mesa, Ariz., say they and other missionaries with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are here to ...

Demolition takes former St. Paul’s church, Minot

A building that once served as Minot’s original St. Paul’s Lutheran Church came down Monday, making way for the flood protection project. The Missouri Synod congregation officially organized in 1905 and acquired the building, believed to have been constructed for the railroad, holding ...

Aren’t praise and worship the same?

As the Smith family drove home from church, 10-year-old Sarah asked, “Why does the bulletin call one section of the service Praise and Worship. Aren’t they the same thing?” “Good question,” said Dad. “Let’s check that out over dinner.” “Speaking of dinner,” said ...

Starting a new chapter

RYDER – After one and a half years of holding drive-in worship services, Calvary Church in Ryder will hold its last outdoor service this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The drive-in worship services were done in response to COVID-19 pandemic so people could maintain social distancing. They have been ...

Harvesting for The Lord’s Cupboard

VELVA – Seventeen volunteers from The Lord’s Cupboard, Minot, gathered for a near final harvest of the season on Thursday at the Brekke farm near Velva. The Lord’s Cupboard, a food pantry operating in Minot, supplies food for many needy families in Minot and the surrounding area. This ...

Inquiring of the Lord

As I listened to the story of Isaac and Rebekah from Genesis 25, I was struck by one particular phrase. They desired a child and when a pregnancy finally occurred, even though they were happy, Rebekah became more and more uncomfortable. Of course, this was before ultrasounds, but even so, she ...