THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW CRUNCH
As spring cleaning is in full swing, it seemed like a good time to tell you about the most fun volunteer cleaning job I ever had.
Not to be confused with the worst volunteer cleaning job I ever ha... Posted on 5/7/13 at 6:34 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Beijing: On a Day of Worship
Day two of my trek through China had me getting to know some lesser-known, but more personable aspects of China's capital, Beijing.
Having gotten in late the night before, I reserv... Posted on 6/30/12 at 8:57 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Christmas Market Tour 2011 Nr. 1: Rothenburg ob der Tauber
This is the first stop on the Flensburg Files' Christmas Market Tour for 2011
The first stop on the Christmas market tour for 2011 is a small Bavarian town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Located south... Posted on 12/15/11 at 8:49 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Working for budget, preparing for shutdown
By Andrew Tellijohn
Some Minnesota state department heads are preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown as Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders grow increasingly skeptical that they ... Posted on 5/23/11 at 4:26 AM
REPRINT 1961: Parsonage Burns
A house -- belonging to the local Church of Christ and occupied by its minister, Virgil Taylor, and his family -- burned on New Years in 1961.... Posted on 12/28/10 at 11:00 AM
WORTHINGTON — Dave Vander Kooi may have been a bit reluctant to spearhead the 100th anniversary committee at the Worthington Christian Reformed Church — it involved 14 months of planning to get to this weekend’s celebration — but he really was the perfect guy for the job. After all, the congregation was founded around his grandparents’ kitchen table.
SIBLEY, Iowa — It took more than two years of research and prayerful consideration, but Sibley’s First Presbyterian Church officially joined the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO) on March 1, becoming the first Iowa congregation to do so.
MADALLA, Nigeria (AP) — Women returned to clean the blood from St. Theresa Catholic Church on Monday and one man wept uncontrollably amid its debris as a Nigerian Christian association demanded protection for its churches.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hundreds of sex abuse victims have come forward in Belgium with harrowing accounts of molestation by Catholic clergy that reportedly led to at least 13 suicides and affected children as young as two, an independent Belgian commission said Friday.
RAF CASERT,Associated Press Writer
, September 10, 2010
FARMINGTON - A new labyrinth at Farmington’s Episcopal Church of the Advent invites community members to walk a twisting, turning path as a form of meditation, prayer and self-reflection. The road to getting the paving-stone path built had plenty of twists of its own.
Nathan Hansen, The Farmington Independent
, September 09, 2010
LUVERNE — It’s barely large enough to seat three people, but for nearly 50 years, the Wayside Chapel along U.S. 75, north of Luverne, has provided a sanctuary for thousands of weary travelers to rest and reflect.
Lismore’s St. Anthony Catholic Church features a pair of 85-foot steeples that are the architectural focal point of the rural farming community. The parish was founded in 1905, and a cornerstone on the building is dated 1911 — indicating the church building will observe its 100th birthday next year.
Local congregations taking precautions in daily routine to combat sickness
WORTHINGTON — Children’s sermons, speaking Hebrew, disposable cups, hand sanitizers and bumping knuckles are just a few of the ways local churches are fighting the spread of illness during cold and flu season this year.
New chapel/meeting house located near Worthington's Prairie Elementary
WORTHINGTON — On Saturday morning, local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints conducted their first baptism in their new facility, and on Saturday afternoon, they opened the doors to the community at large during an open house.
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