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Faith Briefs: Nov. 1, 2017

Liberty Quartet :Liberty Quartet out of Boise performed at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene to a full house Friday, Oct. 13.

Photo by Lorie Palmer
Liberty Quartet :Liberty Quartet out of Boise performed at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene to a full house Friday, Oct. 13.



Teens invited on hayride Nov. 4

GRANGEVILLE – Teens are invited to a hayride and bonfire Saturday, Nov. 4, Grangeville Church of the Nazarene.

Teens will meet at the church, 515 West North 2nd Street, at 5 p.m. Bring friends and coats. Food will be provided.

Permission slips must be signed beforehand. Stop by the church or call 208-983-0052.

A variety of youth, adult and children’s activities are available on a regular basis at the church. Inquire at the church office for details and a calendar of events.

Faith Lutheran sets activities

KAMIAH — Faith Lutheran Church invites the public to attend weekly worship services. Winter worship time is at 11 a.m., followed by refreshments and fellowship. The church is located at 6th and Idaho Streets.

Worship service is every Sunday at 11 a.m. Men’s Bible group meets each Thursday at 7 a.m., at the Hearthstone Bakery. Women’s Bible study meets Thursdays at 10 a.m., at the church.

Call Pastor Gail Hart at 208-790-4515.

Kretzmann to speak at Encouragers Nov. 2

Meeting now at Pizza Factory

GRANGEVILLE — Nathalie Kretzmann will speak at the Encouragers gathering Thursday, Nov. 2, 11:30 a.m., for a no-host luncheon. She will discuss the persecuted church around the world.

The group will meet at Pizza Factory, 126 W. Main, in Grangeville.

Nathalie, husband Peter, and their three sons have combined missions and travel in India, Nepal, Tajikistan, Greece and Paraguay. Kretzmann has a masters degree in human development, with specialties in child development and family counseling. She has worked with children and families for 30 years.

All are invited to fellowship with the women who make up the Encouragers, and enjoy the new dining facility and varied menu at Pizza Factory. Sue Johnson and Myra Pearce will provide music.

ALACCA is site for Operation Christmas Child shoebox drop

HARPSTER — ALACCA Bible Camp, 101 China Garden Road, is a drop-off for Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox program through the Samaritan’s Purse ministry.

Drop-off days are 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18; 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 17; 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 19; and Nov. 20, 8 to 10 a.m.

Shoeboxes with small toys, candy and clothes are sent, along with the gospel of Jesus Christ in their language, to children throughout the world.

For information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child or to view gift suggestions, call 253-572-1155 or visit samaritanspurse.org/occ. Participants can donate $9 per shoebox gift online through “Follow Your Box” and receive a tracking label to discover its destination. Those who prefer the convenience of online shopping can browse samaritanspurse.org/buildonline to select gifts matched to a child’s specific age and gender, then finish packing the virtual shoebox by adding a photo and personal note of encouragement.



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