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4 hrs ago |

Hundreds gather on Riverwalk for Easter sunrise service

The annual Easter sunrise service was standing room-only, with an estimated 650 worshipers in attendance at the Arneson River Theatre .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Religion, Canada

8 hrs ago |

Martin Luther hated Jews

Martin Luther was a German-Catholic-Augustinian monk and professor of theology who became a major figure in the Protestant Reformation, founding the Lutheran Church.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

12 hrs ago | The Item

A first Easter for newly ordained Allendale minister

As Christians around the world celebrated Easter, Jenny McLellan had special reason for joy Sunday: it was her first Easter as an ordained minister.


Related Topix: Allendale, NJ, Religion, Wyckoff, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Mahwah, NJ

23 hrs ago | Fort Collins Coloradoan

Alice C. Rule

She passed away peacefully in Pathways Hospice surrounded by her family. She is survived by daughter Gudrun MacMillan of Jackson, Mich., son Erik Rule of Bright, Ontario Canada, daughter Dr. Ingrid Rule of Loveland, two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.


Related Topix: Loveland, CO, Canada, Religion, Larimer County, CO

Sat Apr 19, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Ita s an eggstra great day in San Bernardino

Beatrice was among 65 pre-selected children taking part in the Mission's sixth-annual Egg Hunt and Easter Shoes Giveaway on Good Friday.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA, Family, Kids, Religion, Redlands, CA


At small St. Paul church, 5 organists make joyful noise

The big pipe organ of the little Lutheran church in St. Paul heralded the arrival of Palm Sunday with thundering joy.


Related Topix: Religion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Speckhard named president, CEO of LWR

Daniel V. Speckhard of McLean, Va. - who has served in a number of high-level diplomatic roles - begins July 1 as the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief , Baltimore.


Related Topix: McLean, VA, Religion, Iraq, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), University of Wisconsin Madison

The Modesto Bee

What's up, pray tell, with these 'Ladies'?

Caitlin Randall, Nancy O'Bryan-Shade, Becky Saunders in Sierra Repertory Theatre's "Church Basement Ladies 2: A Second Helping."


Related Topix: Religion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Decorah Journal


Winneshiek Medical Center will continue its centennial celebration with a "Grand Picnic on the Green," Thursday, May 1, from 4-7 p.m. on the Medical Center grounds.


Related Topix: Libraries, Religion, Luther, IA, Decorah, IA, Luther College

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

ANNIVERSARY: Orville and Vera Jane Elmshaeuser

Elmshaeuser and the former Vera Jane Schulz were married March 29, 1959, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Evansville.


Related Topix: Religion, Eldridge, IA, World News, China

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Building on Faith' house dedicated in Clay-Chalkville

Habitat for Humanity Birmingham on Saturday dedicated a new home in the Clay-Chalkville area as part of this year's Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership, a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership.


Related Topix: Chalkville, AL, Birmingham, AL, Religion, Vestavia Hills, AL


Sowing the seeds of promise: Daffodils lure visitors to church with deep roots

Standing since 1900, the sanctuary is an iconic example of an old country church, with simple lines, Gothic-style windows and a steeple.


Related Topix: Stanwood, WA, Religion, Home Gardening, Home, Blaine, WA, Woods Creek, WA, Monroe, WA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

My Edmonds

Salem Lutheran Church creating community garden, and could use your help

S alem Lutheran Church is creating a community garden at 9906 232nd St. S.W. in Edmonds, near the corner of 100th Avenue West and Edmonds Way, and they could use the community's help.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Religion, Edmonds, WA, Life, Food, Vegetables

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

CPH to release new devotional for parents

In the new Concordia Publishing House book Blessings and Prayers for Parents, author Lisa Clark offers devotional readings to help parents focus on strengthening their faith through five main themes - joy, sorrow, fear, stress and peace.


Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Religion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Groveland church's Swedish heritage topic of panel discussion

Selma Carlson was a grief-stricken widow on a mission when she arrived in south Lake with a jam-packed Model T Ford and her four young sons in tow more than 100 years ago.


Related Topix: Groveland, FL, Religion

A Family's Plan Through the ELCA Foundation

What is God calling you to do? Hear about one family's plan to impact ministry now and in the future.


Related Topix: Religion


ACT Alliance Alert: Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea and possibly Sierra Leone

Alert LIBERIA, GUINEA AND SIERRA LEONE Ebola outbreak in Liberia and Guinea Geneva, 10 April 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact The Ebola disease started from Guinea, which remains the most affected country so far with currently 157 suspected cases and 101 deaths.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Religion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Camden Chronicle Independent

St. Timothy's dedicates day to servin...

Saturday, Saint Timothy's Lutheran Church participated in Operation Inasmuch, a day of service celebrated each spring by congregations of Lutheran churches in South Carolina.


Related Topix: Religion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

LBT kicks off 50th anniversary with May events

Lutheran Bible Translators in Aurora, Ill., is launching in May a yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary on May 19. Since that date in 1964, when the LCMS Recognized Service Organization was incorporated, LBT has completed translations of more than 30 New Testaments and other parts of Scripture for some 7 million people worldwide.


Related Topix: Religion, Aurora, IL

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Wheat Ridge grants awarded to LCMS-related ministries

Andrew Vacca, left, director of the Boost Activity Night for Families with Disabilities at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lakeland, Fla., gets a hug from one of the event's participants.


Related Topix: Religion, Lakeland, FL, Medicine, Nutrition