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Monastery concert set for Sunday, April 17

Jo Baim and Marilyn McAdoo will present “Sing to the Lord a New Song: Psalms and Other Sacred Tests to Inspire Hope and Joy” on Sunday, April 17, 2 p.m., at the Monastery of St. Gertrude, 465 Keuterville Road.

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Offense and Forgiveness is the topic of Rita Wagenmann’s message set for Thursday, April 7, at the Encouragers 11:30 a.m. luncheon at Oscar’s Restaurant in Grangeville. A salad bar, soup and baked potato will be offered for the no-host lunch.

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Women’s Ministry Fun

(L-R) Amber Chicane, Carol McLean, Carol Schmidt and Roz Banta perform a skit at a recent Grangeville Church of the Nazarene women’s ministry “God’s Girls” brunch.

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Georgia family takes on leadership of ALACCA camp

ALACCA Bible Camp is moving a new direction with a new leader. But don’t worry. The Christian camp is still Bible-based.

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The community is invited to see the movie “War Room” Friday, March 4, 6 p.m., at Stites Baptist Church. There is no cost and light refreshments will follow the movie.

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Clearwater Baptist sets revival services

Clearwater Baptist Church will host a revival with Mike Acker of Texas this month. Services are set for March 13-17. On Sunday, March 13, services will be at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Services are set for Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. each night.

St. Mary’s/Holy Cross annual dinner, raffle set for Feb. 28

The 39th annual Keuterville Holy Cross parish dinner and prize drawing has been moved to Sunday, Feb. 28, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keuterville Hall.

Shirley Crane to share testimony at Encouragers this Thursday

Shirley Crane of Grangeville will share about loss and recovery at Encouragers, Thursday, Jan. 7, 11:30 a.m., at Oscar’s Restaurant, 101 E. Main in Grangeville. The regular no-host luncheon has been moved back to the first Thursday of each month.

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Church Building With A Message

The reader sign at Valley Bible Church in Kooskia offers inspirational messages that change frequently.

Ducks don’t climb trees

Can you imagine the animal kingdom judging and criticizing each other for the things they can’t do? Ducks don’t climb trees very well. Squirrels can’t fly very far. Frogs can’t run very fast and rabbits can’t swim very well.

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WHITE BIRD — Pleasant View Baptist Church in White Bird will hold its Second Saturday Men’s Breakfast this week, Saturday, Jan. 9, 7 a.m., free of charge. Just come hungry. PVBC will be starting a women’s study two times per month beginning Saturday, Jan. 16 and again Jan. 23, in the fellowship hall at 9:30 a.m. This month’s sessions will feature studies by Kay Arthur. Contact Kathy Stefani at 839-2220. All ladies are invited.

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Frosty Day

A thick frost covered the lamp post in front of the United Methodist Church on Grangeville’s Main Street late last month. The Methodist church offers a variety of services and programs. Stop in at 404 West Main Street or call Pastor Barbara Essen at 983-0310.

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Learning to trust God in midst of adversity: Onthank grows in faith, trust

It was a seemingly “normal” spring day 10 years ago when Cynthia Onthank sat down for breakfast with her husband, Jim, before he left for his job with Idaho Transportation Department.

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The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will host its annual Christmas musical program, Sunday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m., at the church, 515 W. N. 2nd Street. All are invited to attend.

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Johns diagnosed with blood cancer; stem cell transplant saves his life

A routine physical in 2008 changed the life of Ron Johns. Dr. Wayne Hollopeter had noticed Ron’s platelets had steadily been going down for the previous few appointments and decided it would be best to send him to a specialist.