Faith Briefs - June 1, 2016

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.

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Sister Maria Elena nominated for Lumen Christi Award

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.

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Liberty Quartet to perform in Kamiah

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.

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Noah’s Ark Preschool adds afternoon classes

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.

God loves ‘turnarounds’

Pastor's View

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.

ALACCA announces summer camps

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 is May 5

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.

Concert set at Nazarene church for Saturday, May 14

There will be a public concert at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene (515 W. No 2nd St., Grangeville) Saturday, May 14, 6 p.m.

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Summit Kids Receive Sacraments

Several Summit Academy students received sacraments of initiation recently.

Gortsema to speak at Thursday, May 5, Encouragers meeting

Melani Gortsema will speak on “Finding Peace” at the Encouragers meeting set for 11:30 a.m., Thursday, May 5, at Oscar’s Restaurant.

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Walk for Life event set for May 7

The Hope Center’s Ninth Annual Walk for Life is set for Saturday, May 7. Meet at the Sts. Peter and Paul Parish Hall on South B St., Grangeville, 8:30 am.

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Women of Faith conference draws crowd

The Grangeville Christian Church sponsored a video conference on April 23-24 with Marilyn McCarty as hostess. The original “Farewell Tour” was held in October 2015 in Dallas, Texas, and was telecast throughout the world at that time.

Church collecting for yard sale

Salmon River Community Church will hold its annual Memorial Day yard sale Friday. Those who have something to donate can drop it off at the church under the covered ramp area in the back. No clothing.

Final walk is at monastery

The final Partnership for Healthy Communities walk will be held May 21 at the Monastery of St. Gertrude.

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Salmon River Country

The Salmon River Community Church, located just off Main Street in Riggins, is nestled in the mountains alongside the Salmon River.


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