LIVING UNITED 10th Annual 'Undies Sundays' drive
UnitedWay's 2013 'Undies Sundays' drive
Oct. 6 - 20
We often take everyday things for granted. Like underwear! Imagine taking a shower and not having a decent pair to wear. Unfortunately, this i... Posted on 10/4/13 at 3:49 PM
THE NEW FORTY And the winners are...
Today my little NDSU team participated in the Chili Cook-Off sponsored by the Sheltering Churches Project. We had an all female team and the three students who joined me - Tamara Nelson, Cari Oye, and... Posted on 3/9/13 at 8:55 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Orthodox Bishops Weigh in on Roe v. Wade and Abortion
Here is a link to the statement from the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in America:
http://www.assemblyofbishops.org/news/2013/jan-22-roe-vs-wade-anniversary... Posted on 1/31/13 at 3:37 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER New law allows church dinners to continue
Minnesota churches and other civic organizations have Goodhue County churches to thank for being able to continue their fund-raising meals.
Cathy Thiel and Pat Irruthum of Wanamingo jumped into act... Posted on 6/7/11 at 12:30 AM
Some U.S. religious leaders are cutting ties with the Boy Scouts of America, saying they will no longer permit local troops to meet at their churches in reaction to the group's decision to allow openly gay youth members.
The Rev. Al Erickson, a former missionary and North Dakota ELCA pastor, will bring his unique message of how parents and grandparents can help children avoid the worst pitfalls of life 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 S. Broadway, Crookston.
A group of pastors in Williston, a town that has attracted thousands of new residents looking for work but sometimes finding trouble, say a petition to allow guns in their churches is motivated by mass shootings elsewhere and not North Dakota’s oil boom.
Cody Olson wanted to go the whole enchilada in his baptism Sunday in the waters of Maple Lake, choosing “full immersion,” over having water simply poured over his head. “It seems more religious,” he said beforehand. “You’re not only washing sins away, you’re washing everything away.”
Rodnes Church, founded by Norwegian immigrants in 1885, has fought the good fight over its 127 years. But bake sales and dinners — along with contributions to the offering plate — have their limits. Members realized that when they learned it would take $30,000 to restore the church steeple to its original appearance.
Vacant since before ’97 flood, it makes way for housing Thomas “Marty” Martzall stood by with a digital camera Tuesday morning as the oldest wood-framed church in Grand Forks was reduced to rubble. Martzall, 75, who lives just a block from what is known by some as the “Old Church on Walnut Street,” retains plenty of good memories of the building.
Karlstad, a town of 760 in the southeast corner of Minnesota’s most northwest county — Kittson — has eight churches, the equivalent of one for every 95 residents. Every year they get together for Palm Sunday.
Zion to hold series on resilience: Zion United Methodist Church, 1001 24th Ave. S. in Grand Forks, will sponsor a five-part preaching and worship series on Christian Resilience or “the ability to bounce back and adapt,” which begins Sunday during worship services.
At Thanksgiving time we thank God for all things – faith, family, friends, bountiful gardens and crops, a warm home, good health, a job. The list is endless. I wonder, though, how many of us thank God not only for how He blesses us, but for how He uses us to bless others? The people of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, are both blessing others and thanking God for the opportunity to do so.
“Music for the Magic City” will be held Tuesday, July 26, at Town Square in downtown Grand Forks. Organizers said the concert will feature Calvary and Sharon Lutheran contemporary worship leaders and other local musicians.
Ross Turner, an award-winning songwriter and worship leader, and his band will present a “worship team training mini-conference, plus a live concert, Saturday and Saturday evening in Valley Christian Center Assembly of God Church, 3920 Cherry St., Grand Forks.
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