GRANGEVILLE — Embrace Grace will be held in Grangeville on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 5:30 p.m., at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd street. All young, unwed pregnant women are encouraged to join. Each meeting is a time of sharing and discussion with a video and a lesson. Di…

      CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is hosting a bazaar/yard sale on Sunday, Feb. 7 in Clearwater. This usually coincides with the annual Ground Hog Day Breakfast at the IOOF Hall in Clearwater; however, the Ground Hog Day Breakfast may be cancelled this year due to Covid restrictions. Watch …

        HARPSTER — ALACCA Bible Camp and Conference Center, 1010 China Garden Road, Harpster, has a variety of camping and retreat opportunities available in 2021. In addtion, the camp is available for rental when not in use. Summer intern and volunteer positions are also available.

          DONNELLY — Shiloh Bible Camp located in Donnelly, Idaho, has winter camp schedules that include the following: Young Adult Retreat Jan. 8-10 for ages 17-28 with Nathan Bath-guest speaker; Snow Camp scheduled for Jan. 15-18 for ages 12-18 with Mark Canady-guest speaker; Mother/Daughter Retrea…

          KOOSKIA — Have you heard any lies lately? Whether it’s little fibs or big whoppers, lies tear at the fabric of our lives; whatever is held together with lies comes apart easily.

          Emmanuel Baptist Church is located in Cottonwood at 404 Foster Street. Call 208-962-7244 for service times.

          Christmas Eve oversees many evening church services to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Among those held that evening last Thursday was at the United Methodist Church of Grangeville, located at Main and South Idaho streets. Nearly 20 people attended the service, held outside at the churc…

            GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will be host to a Christmas Eve Candlelight service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

              KAMIAH — The Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m., at the church, located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah. This will be a brief, candlelight service with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather and…

                GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville United Methodist Church invites the public to an outdoor Christmas Eve Service which will be held at 5 p.m., at the church, 404 W Main St. This will be a brief candlelight service, with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring…

                The community was invited to take a walk through Bethlehem Saturday, Dec. 12, as the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene presented The Living Nativity. A to-go breakfast was served at the indoor-outdoor event that led the public through the tax decree, innkeepers, Moses, Queen Esther and Mord…

                  Rev. Luann Howard, the pastor of Kamiah Community Presbyterian and Grangeville United Methodist churches, will be offering a service of remembrance for those who have lost loved ones this past year, or who find the holidays a time of deep sadness and grief. This service will be offered on-li…

                    GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invites the community to attend an Advent celebration service tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. Sunday services are 9:30 a.m. with coffee and Bible study. On Christmas Day, Dec, 25, a service will be held at 9:30 a.m., as well.

                      GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will be host to a Christmas Eve candlelight service Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

                        KAMIAH —The Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church will hold an outdoor Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m., at the church, located on the corner of 7th and Hill streets in Kamiah. This will be a brief, candlelight service with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather and …

                          GRANGEVILLE —The Grangeville United Methodist Church invites the public to an outdoor Christmas Eve Service which will be held at 5 p.m., at the church, 404 W Main St. This will be a brief candlelight service, with music and scripture readings. Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring …

                            GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invites the community to attend Advent celebration services Wednesdays Dec. 9 and 16, 7 p.m. Sunday services are 9:30 a.m. with coffee and Bible study. On Christmas Day, Dec, 25, a service will be held at 9:30 a.m.

                              GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarne will be host to a Living Nativity Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 to 11 a.m., at the church, 511 W. N. 2nd Street, Grangeville. This will be in place of Breakfast with Santa. Walk through the Bible to the Live Nativity! Take-out breakfast provided. Due to…

                              St. Mary’s Catholic Parish is located at 508 Church Street in Cottonwood. For Mass times, call 208-962-3214.

                                GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invited the community to attend Advent celebration services Wednesdays Dec. 2, 9 and 16, 7 p.m. Sunday services are 9:30 a.m. with coffee and Bible study. On Christmas Day, Dec, 25, a service will be held at 9:30 a.m., as well.

                                  GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will be host to a Living Nativity Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 to 11 a.m., at the church, 511 W. N. 2nd Street, Grangeville. This will be in place of Breakfast with Santa. Walk through the Bible to the Live Nativity! Take-out breakfast provided. Due t…

                                    GRANGEVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church invited the community to attend Advent celebration services Wednesdays Dec. 2, 9 and 16, 7 p.m. Sunday services are 9:30 a.m. with coffee and Bible study. On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, a service will be held at 9:30 a.m., as well.

                                    GRANGEVILLE — “It has totally been God putting all the pieces together,” pastor Travis Jackson smiled, relating the events that led him and his family to Grangeville two months ago. Jackson is serving as the senior pastor at Centennial Evangelical Free Church (or “E-Free.”)

                                    KAMIAH — It seems like in 2020 we have marched right off the map. These are new experiences for our generation. Our communities are struggling in pandemic proportions. We have the threat of disease, the threat of responses to the disease, conflict in city governments, trouble in our EMS and …

                                      GRANGEVILLE — A winter clothing and food drive will be held through Nov. 15 (and possibly through Thanksgiving). Abundant Life Church in Grangeville will be collecting winter clothing and nonperishable food for its food bank. Winter clothing items can be anything in new or gently used, good …

                                        GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, free to the public, is set for Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meals will be to-go only (unless the governor lifts restrictions before that date). One meal per person. Drive-up…

                                        Salmon River Community Church on U.S. Highway 95 in Riggins is picturesque against the mountains.

                                          Throughout November 2020, Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide will distribute the issue of the Watchtower magazine entitled “What Is God’s Kingdom?” Jehovah’s Witnesses will distribute the magazine to the general public, business owners, local and national government officials, as well as court of…

                                            KAMIAH — Reserve your Thanksgiving dinner now which is provided by some of the local churches in the community. Take-out meals will be ready to be picked up on Thanksgiving day between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Kamiah Community Presbyterian Church (corner of 7th and Hill St) Call Rev. Luann…

                                              GRANGEVILLE — There will not be an Encouragers meeting on Thursday, Nov. 5, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. It will be determined later if a Christmas party will be held.

                                                GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will be host to a harvest party Saturday, Oct. 31, 4-6:30 p.m. This will be held inside and hot dogs and chili will be served. In addition, a variety of games will be available for the whole family. All are invited.

                                                KAMIAH — It had been the best of times! Everyone was doing well. Many children were added to families as blessings, insuring the status and well-being of their clans. The stock market was up, their extensive cattle herds were growing by the day. Prosperity and flourishing characterized life.

                                                  GRANGEVILLE – The Embrace Grace program through the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will postpone its start until January 2021. Embrace Grace is a support group for unwed moms-to-be that will be held every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Those interested can call the church to sign up, 208-983-055…

                                                  The Clearwater Baptist Church makes a statement at its backside as one of the first things people see when driving into the town of Clearwater. The church is located on the town’s Main Street.

                                                    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Michael Nelson, of the Grangeville Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been called to serve in the Arizona Scottsdale English speaking mission for a 24-month mission. He is the son of Michael and Natalie Nelson of Grangeville.

                                                      COTTONWOOD – A Rosary Rally in honor of Our Lady of Fatima is set for Oct. 10, noon, at St. Mary’s Church in Cottonwood. Participants will walk down Lewiston Street past the hospital, through downtown and up King street. It is about half mile walk. For those who do not want to walk, there wi…

                                                      More than 50 people participated in the 11th annual Grangeville Life Chain event on Sunday, Oct. 4. This is an international event and was one of more than 1,000 being held on this day for the local Christian community to provdie a visual statement of solidarity against abortion.

                                                        KAMIAH -- Area residents are invited to join in praying for our nation at the 2020 Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, Oct. 10, at noon, on U.S. Highway 12 by the Clearwater Bridge across from Riverfront Park in Kamiah. The Rosary Rally will be one of thousands held throughout the United…

                                                        On Sunday, Aug. 30, Pastor Geoff Stevens of the Kamiah Christ Church baptized eight people at Three Devils Beach in the Wild and Scenic Middle Fork Clearwater River. Stevens baptized Pamela Stout, Wyatt Stevens, Todd DeBurg, Wendy DeBurg, Georgia Stevens, Kadin, JD Carver and Rylee Deal.

                                                          GRANGEVILLE -- Alannah Allbrett will be speaking at the Encouragers group, Thursday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m., on the topic of, "You are that girl!" 

                                                            GRANGEVILLE – An “If My People” gathering is planned for Pioneer Park in Grangeville on Saturday, Sept. 26, 3-5:30 p.m. The event will feature guest speakers, prayer and music. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs, a sack dinner and Bible if they have one. In the event of poor weather, t…

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