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Food and Faith 1/14/17

CHURCH BREAKFAST: The public is invited to breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday at Lake Street United Methodist Church, 337 Lake St.

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Religion Notes 1/14/17

CVASING: Chippewa Valley Area Singers Involved in Neighborhood Giving, or CVASING, is inviting all singers, past and present, to join in this year’s concert for Feed My

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Catholic records going digital

BOSTON — Two of Boston’s most venerable institutions are teaming up to create an online database of hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholic Church documents to help people

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Religion Notes 1/7/17

WRITERS GUILD: The Western Wisconsin Christian Writers Guild invites writers to its meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda Lutheran Brethren Church, 123 W.

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Can we really create peace on Earth?

We just wrapped up another “most wonderful time of the year.” Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or the solstice, you probably enjoyed getting

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‘Spiritual warfare,’ ‘demonic attacks’ 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Two weeks before the voluntary shutdown last year of Courage House, a licensed group home for young sex-trafficking victims near Sacramento, a

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Food and Faith 12/31/16

FISH FRY: The St. Olaf Men’s Club is having its famous all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Father Agnew Parish Center, 2407 North Lane.

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Religion Notes 12/31/16

VATICAN EXHIBITION: The Vatican international exhibition “Eucharistic Miracles of the World” is coming Wednesday to the Sacred Heart of Jesus-St. Patrick Parish

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Matter of Faith: Jesus’ return will be a glorious day

“No one has ascended into heaven, but He who descended from heaven — the Son of Man.” John 3:13

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Martin Luther exhibit on display

Martin Luther took a stand 500 years ago that shook Europe and changed the world. 

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Keeping Christ in Christmas

The animals have been groomed, the children have been fitted for costumes, the candles have been tested, and the “holy family” has accepted their task as Our Savior’s

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Season’s message needed 

The leaves have left the trees and yet autumn didn’t want to leave us. We’ve all enjoyed and reveled in it — sporting short sleeve shirts and wearing our sandals well into

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Food and Faith 12/17/16

CHRISTMAS MEAL: Fairchild Church of Hope, 200 W. Main St., is offering a free meal following its 10 a.m. Christmas service on Sunday, Dec. 25.

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Religion Notes 12/17/16

NIGHT OF SONG & WORDS: St. James the Greater Catholic Church, 2502 11th St., is hosting “Word and Music for Days of Holy Darkness,” an hour of meditation on

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Waiting and anticipating

Christians the world over are in a time of waiting and anticipation that we call Advent. Advent, which runs through Dec. 24, is four weeks of staying awake for

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God has been and remains with us

Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most recognized names in the history of art. His “Starry Night” and “Sunflowers” have been seen by millions of people.

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God’s gift to us — daily life

Giving someone a gift card has become a normal practice in our society. Rather than give a gift that requires thought and would be returned, the gift card allows the person

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A parents’ message to their teen

Dear Teen,

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Food and Faith 12/10/16

TEA & SHOPPING: A ladies’ Christmas tea is at noon today at Fairchild Church of Hope, 200 W. Main St., Fairchild.

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Religion Notes 12/10/16

WRITERS GUILD: The Western Wisconsin Christian Writers Guild invites writers to celebrate Christmas at its meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Bethesda Lutheran Brethren

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‘Endings are only beginnings’

C.S. Lewis said, “Endings are only beginnings,” and yet I believe endings take us back into the memories of the beginning, so we might savor every step of the

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Faith leaders unite against prejudice

RICHARDSON, Texas — With a backdrop of giant Texas and American flags, two dozen Christian, Muslim and Jewish faith leaders pledged to fight prejudice recently at the Islamic

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Faithful seek unity year after attack

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Almost a year after her father was killed in the San Bernardino terror attack last December, Kate Bowman etched the word “love” in yellow chalk on

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Food and Faith 12/03/16

COOKIE WALK: The 26th annual Christmas cookie walk begins at 9 a.m. today at Christ Church Cathedral, 510 S. Farwell St.

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Religion Notes 12/03/16

INTERFAITH PRAYER GATHERING: An open interfaith prayer gathering is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the den at The Center, 3701 E. Clairemont Ave.

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Religion Notes 11/12/16

BRIDGE PASTOR: The Rev. David Wall will be serving as bridge pastor for Spirit Lutheran Church in Eau Claire.

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Food & Faith 11/12/16

FOOD PANTRY: Chapel Heights United Methodist Church, 300 E. Hamilton Ave., has opened a food pantry that is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Wednesday.

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Fresno police officer turns gang members into ‘warriors for Christ’

FRESNO, Calif. — Police officer Dave Standley no longer patrols the streets of Fresno on Friday nights — he leads church.

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Religion Notes 11/5/16

HOLIDAY BAZAAR: Sacred Heart-St. Patrick’s Parish is holding its holiday bazaar from  8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in the basement of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic

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Food and Faith 11/5/16

NORWEGIAN DINNER: A kaffee lag and Norwegian meatball dinner will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 201 S. Sixth St.,

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Matter of Faith: Turning to Daniel for guidance

“So I gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes. I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed and said,

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Religion Notes 10/29/16

KIRKIN’ O’ THE TARTANS: First Presbyterian Church, 2112 Rudolph Road, at 10 a.m. Sunday will celebrate Kirkin’ O’ the Tartans, a service reflecting

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Matter of Faith: Religion and the political season

This is the time of year we are forced to confront the question — how does a Christian participate in the political system? It’s a delicate question for pastors

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Food and Faith 10/29/16

FEEDING SOULS & STOMACHS: The fourth annual Feeding Souls & Stomachs dinner will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2245 Hayden Ave.,

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Let’s take back Halloween

Halloween is an international festival, celebrated by young and old, which delights young children and scares clergymen. 

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Food and Faith 10/22/16

ROAST PORK & SAUERKRAUT: A roast pork and sauerkraut dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose of Lima Church, 414 N. Maple St., Cadott.

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Religion Notes 10/22/16

ST. CECILIA SING: The fourth annual St. Cecilia Sing is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the newly renovated St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 322 Fulton St. 

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Marking a milestone: Spirit Lutheran to celebrate first anniversary

Close to a year ago, the congregations of two of Eau Claire’s historic Lutheran churches came together to celebrate their consolidation into a new house of worship,

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Matter of Faith: We all do better when we all do better

As American citizens, we are constantly reminded that we are the richest nation on earth, that we are the most powerful nation on earth, that we enjoy the most freedom of any

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Religion Notes 10/15/16

PLYMOUTH WORSHIP SITE: Damaged by a Sept. 22 fire, Plymouth United Church of Christ has temporarily relocated to Grace Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grand Ave.

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Food and Faith 10/15/16

BAZAAR & BAKE SALE: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, German Valley, N40558 Highway O, Whitehall, is hosting its annual bazaar and bake sale from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Showing off St. Patrick’s

Ceil Marshall sat quietly Wednesday polishing the baptismal font in the city’s oldest Roman Catholic church.

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Religion Notes 10/8/16

FREE CLINIC: Landmark Christian Church, in cooperation with Touched Twice United, is offering a free clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church, 4140 126th St.,

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Food and Faith 10/8/16

AUTUMN BREAKFAST: Members of the Greater Knights of Columbus Roundtable are serving their autumn breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday in Rorke Hall at St. James the

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Religion Notes 10/1/16

BAZAAR & MADRIGAL TICKETS: The annual bazaar will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Holcombe United Methodist Church, 27841 Highway M.

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Food and Faith 10/1/16

HARVEST SUPPER: A harvest supper will be served Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m. at United Church of Christ, 50712 Main St., Osseo.

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Jesus and beer

WAUKESHA — Angela Caddell started struggling with her Christianity 14 years ago when she came out as gay. But a gathering at a bar to talk faith over a cold beer once a month

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Religion Notes 9/24/16

DISABILITY AWARENESS SUNDAY: The third annual Disability Awareness Sunday will be Sunday at Lake Street United Methodist Church, 337 Lake St.

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Food & Faith 9/24/16

POTATO PANCAKE DINNER: A potato pancake dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at St. John Lutheran Church, E11620 Highway JJ, Fall Creek. Worship

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Find the holy in the ordinary

When children are born, we wish for them a good, long life. When a couple commits to one another, we wish them the same. Yet the clear truth of things is that we don’t

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