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Sts. Peter and Paul School held its annual Christmas play Wednesday, Dec. 15. Students in preschool through eighth grade sang, put on skits and entertained parents and family. Here, (L-R) Vade Holes and Ruby Young are part of a Christmas television show.

The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene offered a Living Christmas Nativity for church members and the public on Saturday, Dec. 11. Despite high winds and snow, many people made their way through the Christmas story in live action and words. A variety of gifts were provided, as well as breakf…

Grades preschool through 12th performed a variety of Christmas-related songs at St. John Bosco Academy’s 12 Days of Christmas Nativity Play, held Thursday, Dec. 15, at the school in Cottonwood. Here, these young angels sing of the glory of God in one of the finishing performances.

Trinity Lutheran Church in Grangeville is sporting a new, lighted sign at its 210 North Mill Street location. The family of Don Kissinger donated money that paid for the sign.

    The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene offered a Living Christmas Nativity for church members and the public on Saturday, Dec. 11. Despite high winds and snow, many people made their way through the Christmas story in live action and words. A variety of gifts were provided, as well as breakfast.

      GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Christian Church will offer two Christmas Eve services Friday, Dec. 24, one at 5 p.m., and the second at 6:30 p.m. There will be an “Afterglow” with refreshments following the 6:30 p.m. service.

        GRANGEVILLE — The Sts. Peter and Paul Christmas bazaar, raffle and luncheon are set for Saturday, Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Call or text 208-451-0380 with questions.

          GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, will host its Living Nativity and breakfast Saturday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m. to noon. All are invited. The church will also host a Christmas Eve service Friday, Dec. 24, at 6 p.m. All are invited.

            GRANGEVILLE — The annual Encouragers Christmas party will occur at The Trails Restaurant Thursday, Dec. 2, at 11:30 a.m., for a no-host lunch, Christmas music, a white elephant gift exchange and fellowship. Music will be provided by Sue Johnson, Myra Pierce, Pat Hunter, Sherri Kinnick, Carol…

            Oct. 6 was my birthday and Oct. 15 is my wife’s birthday. I made it to 32 while Christy has found another way to stay 29, again. It is within this age range (possibly 33) that is traditionally believed to be the age our Lord and Savior died. We would like to add, “before His time”, but the B…

              WHITE BIRD — Pleasant View Baptist Church will be celebrating its 40th anniversary Sunday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. The church was purchased from the Assemblies of God after their church closed. The building was constructed by Reverend Cline in the 1950s, while he worked at the White Bird lumber m…

                The Grangeville Church of the Nazarene was host to the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Sunday, Nov. 21, where about 200 people came together to feast and celebrate Thanksgiving.

                Girls Rejoice, a group of girls who meet weekly with Pastor Mary Bales at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, recently sang and signed a song in American Sign Language. For details on the group, call Bales at 208-983-0552.

                  GRANGEVILLE — Cornerstone Christian Learning Center, 515 W. N. 2nd Street (Grangeville Church of the Nazarene) will hold its Christmas program Tuesday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.

                    HARPSTER — Bridge Gospel Academy (at ALACCA Bible Camp grounds, 101 China Garden Road) has several upcoming chapel services where the public is invited to attend. Upcoming chapel services are set for Wednesdays Dec. 1 and 15, 1 to 2 p.m.

                      KAMIAH — Valley View Nazarene Church is hosting a free dinner for everyone in community on Monday, Dec. 6, 5:30- 7 p.m. The church is located on U.S. Highway 12, milepost 69.5. The dinner will feature several kinds of soup, breads and desserts. Attendees are encouraged to bring friends.

                        GRANGEVILLE — A community prayer meeting will be held at the Soltman Center (across from Syringa Hospital on Main Street) this Saturday, Nov. 13, starting at 9 a.m. This is open to community prayer, and all are welcome at this nondenominational event, which is held every second Saturday of t…

                          GRANGEVILLE — The Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Grangeville Elementary Middle School, sponsored by the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, is set for Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2-4 p.m. This is a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, free of charge. and everyone is welcome. The church provides all …

                            HARPSTER — Camp ALACCA in Harpster has set dates for its summer camps. High School Voyagers will be June 27-July 2; Middle School Adventures takes place July 11-16; 456 Explorers is set for July 18-23; 234 Discoverers will camp from July 26-30; and the K-1 Lil’ Travelers Day Camp is on tap f…

                              GRANGEVILLE — A panel of women who have all had COVID will share their experiences with the disease and God’s faithfulness through it, on Thursday, Nov. 4, at The Trails Restaurant at the 11:30 a.m. Encouragers luncheon.

                                KAMIAH — Steve and Becki Rogers, speakers for “Journey out of Darkness and into the Light”, opened their three-weekend seminar on Friday, Oct. 1, at the Clearwater 12 Motel in Kamiah. Personal stories of hope and Bible studies on topics such as “Our Day in Light of Bible Prophecy”, “Evil in …

                                Faith Lutheran Church, 603 Idaho Street, Kamiah, can be reached by calling 208-935-0636.

                                The other day I read a statement by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who is widely considered the greatest sprinter of all time. His achievements are impressive, and his nickname “Lightning Bolt” is well- deserved. This eight-time Olympic gold medalist and eleven-time World Champion in the 100-…

                                The First Indian Presbyterian Church, 4335 Church Canyon Road (off US Highway 12). Kamiah, was organized in 1871 and still hosts services.

                                  KAMIAH — Dr. Stan Hudson, director of the Creation Study Center in Vancouver, Washington held a two-night series, “Origins —The Evidence of Creation” in the filled conference room of the Clearwater 12 Motel on Sept. 24-25 in Kamiah. His discourse on the tension between science and religion, …

                                  A tear causeless does not come. There is always a cause, an emotion, a deep feeling, a deep love, a pain, a loss or a concern. Tears matter. They have purpose. They come from the deepest part of our heart and overflow out of our eyes and down our cheeks. They are salty. They are the beginnin…

                                    COTTONWOOD — All are invited to a “Public Square Rosary Rally” on Saturday, Oct. 16, at noon, at St. Mary’s Church, 503 Garrett St. in Cottonwood. This Public Square Rosary is sponsored by America Needs Fatima, and will be one of more than 20,000 rallies that will take place throughout the U…

                                      KAMIAH — Free seminar “Journey out of Darkness and into the Light,” stories of hope and victory, with speakers Becki and Steve Rogers, will continue in the conference room at Clearwater Motel 12, 108 3rd East Highway 12 in Kamiah, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 8 and 9, at 6 p.m.

                                        GRANGEVILLE — A community prayer meeting will be held at the Soltman Center (across from Syringa Hospital on Main Street) this Saturday, Oct. 9, starting at 9 a.m. This is open to community prayer, and all are welcome at this nondenominational event, which is held every second Saturday of th…

                                        The Kamiah Chamber of Commerce served up the 85th annual free BBQ dinner on Saturday, Sept. 4. Two assembly lines of volunteers plated the meal consisting of two slices of bread, a thick slice of beef, beans and BBQ sauce. Here, four LDS church missionaries are ready to enjoy their barbecue.

                                          KAMIAH —”Origins--The Evidence of Creation,” a two-night series, will begin Friday, Sept. 24, 6 p.m., in the conference room at the Clearwater 12 Motel in Kamiah. The second presentation, “Origin of the Oceans,” will be held Saturday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. Dr. Stan Hudson will be the presenter.

                                            GRANGEVILLE — The seminar and discussion “Sexual Purity in an Impure World” is set for Centennial Evangelical Free Church, 408 N. College Street, Grangeville, Sunday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

                                              GRANGEVILLE — The seminar and discussion “Sexual Purity in an Impure World” is set for Centennial Evangelical Free Church, 408 N. College Street, Grangeville, Sunday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

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