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Grangeville Community Hymnsing set for Oct. 29

The Fifth Sunday Community Hymnsing will be held at the Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle Sunday, Oct. 29, 6 p.m. Offering will be taken for the Traveler’s Aid Fund. For a special musical number to be provided by your church, notify Joyce Wikoff at 208-983-1047.

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Fall Lecture Series: ‘7,003 Days’ to showcase work of wildlife biologists

The third lecture in the Historical Museum of St. Gertrude October lecture series will be presented this Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m., by Jim and Holly Akenson. Their presentation “7,003 Days,” will provide a unique perspective on life and work in the back country of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness as wildlife biologists.

Fall Lecture Series: Alex McGregor to speak on Mullan Trail

The second lecture in the Historical Museum of St. Gertrude October lecture series will be presented this Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m., by Alex McGregor. His presentation is “Merchants, Mule Packers, A Rugged Path to Success: The Mullan Road, 1860-1883.”

AWANA, adult Bible study set for Cottonwood

AWANA Kid’s Club is a nondenominational Christ centered organization where children learn the basics of the Bible, play games, and have other activities each week. Some interest has been expressed for a simultaneous adult Bible study, which would be targeted at, but not exclusive to, parents of the AWANA kids.

Public Square Rosary Crusade is Oct. 14

Area residents are invited to join the 2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade. In the historic year of the Fatima Centennial (1917-2017), participants ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother. Praying for the nation is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, noon. The Public Square Rosary Rally will take place in Kamiah on U.S. Highway 12 by the Clearwater Bridge across from Riverfront Park.

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SPPS Animal Blessings

In honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, Father John Gathungu offered animal blessings for the pets of Sts. Peter and Paul School families Wednesday, Oct. 4. Father Gathungu is the priest at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Parish in Grangeville.

Mystery Night set for Nov. 4 at Greencreek; tickets on sale

Put on your favorite blue jeans and your bling as 20 years of Summit Academy memories are celebrated with the theme of “Denim & Diamonds,” Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Greencreek Hall. One ticket holder will walk away with the grand prize of $10,000.

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Liberty Quartet to present concert; Additional activities set at Nazarene church

Liberty Quartet will play at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m.. This will be followed by a pie social. Bring a pie if you can; admission is free. There will be an offering taken. Everyone welcome.

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Allegiance trio to perform Oct. 16

The United Methodist Church, 404 West Main Street, will present the trio “Allegiance” Monday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

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Faith briefs: Oct. 4, 2017

Saint Catherine’s Altar Society is sponsoring a rummage and baked food sale Friday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and again on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Saturday is $2 a bag day, fill bags and only pay $2 each. The sale is located in the Saint Catherine’s parish hall, 7th and Idaho, Kamiah.

Encouragers luncheon set for Oct. 5

Mardell Casteel of Grangeville will speak at an 11:30 a.m. luncheon Thursday, Oct. 5, at The Gallery.

‘Thumbs Up For Him’ conference set for The Life Center

Are you ready for a new and fresh experience with God? Come to The Life Center in Kamiah Oct. 6 and 7 to experience “Your Story through His Story!” Chapter 1 begins Friday night at 6:30 p.m., followed by chapter 2 Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with intermission and lunch at 11:30 (lunch will be potluck finger foods and salads). Chapter 3 begins at 12:30 p.m.

Pastor's View: A great place to live, work and play ... together!

We are a Community – a group of people with common interests, interacting in a common location. We have joint participation and joint ownership. We have common goods, activities, character and interests. We might call ourselves collectively the Upper Clearwater Community. When we focus on what we have in common and how we are alike and how we can capitalize on the common unity we have … life gets better.

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Monastery cook, Wiley, has higher calling; Wiley helps start ‘Oxford House’ in Lewiston

Tyler Wiley works as a cook at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, creating food for the community and guests. In his spare time, he has been busy advocating for an Oxford House in Lewiston that will soon open after a long search for a suitable space. It will be a home where those in recovery live together in community and mutual accountability as they learn how to live in health.

Grangeville Life Chain event set for Oct. 1

Angela Riener, Abundant Life Ministries and Grangeville Life Chain coordinator, is organizing the 2017 Grangeville Life Chain, part of National Life Chain Sunday, set for Oct. 1. This is the area’s eighth annual event.

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