FAITH-Briefs Sept. 7
“We talk about things most people think about but don’t usually talk about—things that you think about at the birth of a baby, when you stop to look at the stars, when a friend betrays you, in the face of mass murder or corrupt leadership. One man spent a year with the class simply because, he said, it gave him peace.”
Kooskia Days means it’s time again for the AWANA Grand Prix. For the sixth year, Valley Bible Church of Kooskia is sponsoring the event Aug. 5-6. Children ages 4 to 14 can build their cars from pre-cut pine blocks into the racer of their dreams with the help volunteers.
Local moms are invited to a Mom Fair Wednesday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to noon, at Real Life Grangeville, 1005 Highway 13. “This is a chance to connect with other moms and community resources,” explained Sarah Musick, organizer.
Cornerstone Christian Learning Center, an outreach of the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, is now accepting registration for preschool and kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year. School starts Tuesday, Sept. 6. For information call Mary Bales at 899-2962 or 983-0029. Registration packets can also be picked up at the church, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.
Saturday, June 18, Trinity Lutheran Church will be host to guest speaker Rev. Dr. Gary Danielson, 9 a.m. to noon. All members of the congregation and interested guests are invited to attend.
Vacation Bible school will be held at Grangeville Gospel Tabernacle, 613 N. State Street, Sunday through Thursday, June 19-23, 6 to 8:30 p.m. each evening with a closing program set for Thursday at 7 p.m.
The gospel music group “The Craguns” will visit Grangeville Saturday, June 11, 6 p.m. at the Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. North 2nd St,. in Grangeville
Vacation Bible school will be held at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Monday-Friday, June 13-17, 9 a.m. to noon each day with a closing celebration family barbecue at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 17.
Every year, Catholic Extension’s Lumen Christi Award honors an individual or group working in one of America’s mission dioceses who demonstrates how the power of faith can transform lives and communities. This year Sister Maria Elena Schaefers of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, who is currently engaged in prison ministry at North Idaho Correctional Institution, was among those nominated. The winner will receive $50,000 for her/his ministries and will be announced this fall.
Freedom Bible Fellowship in Kamiah will be hosts to Liberty Quartet Friday, May 20, 7 p.m. The church is located at 1115 Idaho Street.
After 20 years of serving the community through early childhood education, Noah’s Ark Preschool will add an afternoon class this fall. With this, the church-based preschool will make available all-day pre-kindergarten education.
Driving, traveling and going places is in our blood. We love to get in a vehicle, get on a motorcycle or ATV, get on a horse or ... and going. Sometimes the trip is amazing and everything works out as planned. We love it when a plan comes together! We are people who are going somewhere, and we are going to do some things when we get there.
Camp ALACCA recently announced its summer 2016 camp schedule. Programs at camp include chapel, campfires, swimming, archery, crafts, music, hikes, outdoor games and Bible-based fellowship and teaching.
National Day of Prayer with the theme of “Wake Up America” will be observed Thursday, May 5, noon, at the Idaho County Courthouse. All are encouraged to attend.