Women’s retreat set for March 17

Centennial Evangelical Free Church, at 408 N. College, will be hosting a mini seminar for women on Saturday, March 17. This will be held in two sessions: 9 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 to noon. A light brunch will be served between the two sessions.

March 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Cookbook available from Nazarene ladies

From Watergate Salad and Shipwreck Stew to Boiled Cake and Eggnog Ice Cream, “Recipes and Remembrances,” has it all. The 96-page Nazarene Ladies Cookbook was recently published and is on sale for $15. Included in the book are recipes from current Grangeville Church of the Nazarene members as well as those who have died.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Sister is keeper of archives, history

Benedictines are known for having hospitality toward the past and the stories that tell us who we are. Some historians have attributed the survival of Western culture through the Middle Ages to the Benedictine monasteries of Europe. Sister Miriam Mendez oversees the Monastery of St. Gertrude archives for similar reasons. “It’s our community’s history. If we don’t understand our history, how do we know where we are going?” she asked.

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Pastor's View: The greatest relationship need

Kari and I have been to many marriage conferences and studied many things about relationships. Sometimes it seems like relationships are so complicated! What did she mean? What does he want? Why did they do that? What did I do wrong? What should I do now? We can end up walking on egg shells for awhile. Sometimes we end up crying a lot of tears and slamming a lot of doors. It can be frustrating. Can I get an amen!

March 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prayer Walk

Seventeen people braved 7-degree biting cold and 16 mph gusting winds Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26, to pray for student safety in Grangeville. A nondenominational group, organized by a ladies’ study group from Real Life Grangeville, walked to Grangeville Elementary Middle School, Sts. Peter and Paul School and then to Grangeville High School praying at each stop for students and teachers, and, according to Pastor Mark Perry, that “God’s light and love to displace any and all darkness and hate.”

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Encouragers will meet March 1

Missionary Amalia Smith will share at The Encouragers meeting Thursday, March 1, at the 11:30 a.m. luncheon in the Pizza Factory meeting room. Participants order lunch as they arrive, then proceed to the meeting room.

February 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Men’s retreat set for March 2, 3

A Regional Men’s Retreat is set for March 2 and 3, at the Grangeville Christian Church, 402 W.S. 1st Street in Grangeville. There will be a meeting Friday evening March 2, and meetings morning and afternoon Saturday March 3, with lunch served.

February 23, 2018 9:17 a.m. read more..

Bells of St. Gertrude’s continue to ring

With the exception of Good Friday and Holy Saturday (the two days before Easter Sunday), the bells of St. Gertrude’s ring out over the Camas Prairie every day of the year, as they have since the early 20th Century. While the chapel is on the National Register of Historic Places, the sound of the bells proves that this sacred building is still in use for the purpose it was intended when it was dedicated in 1924.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Community Briefs - Feb. 21, 2018

The Grangeville Senior Citizens Center Dollar-A-Month- Club will meet the second Friday in March (March 9) to conduct business and elect new officers. This will take place during the noon lunch time at the center.

February 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Community prayer walk on tap for Feb. 25

A School and Community Prayer Walk is set for Sunday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. Meet at the Grangeville Elementary Middle School Main entrance. Everyone is invited. The group will walk from GEMS to Sts. Peter and Paul School to Grangeville High School and back to GEMS. All walks of faith are invited. Prayer will be lifted up for schools, teachers, administration, students and community. For information e-mail

February 14, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Students show knowledge of countries at ‘Worlds Fair’ event

It was a trip around the world in a day at Centennial Evangelical Free Church Jan. 25. A group of homes-schooled students gathered to show their “Around the World” projects to friends, family and community members. Dressed in Swedish clothing, Maggie Foster offered insights into Sweden as well as a taste of homemade Swedish meatballs.

February 7, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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