Religion

Celebration of Reformation to be held Oct. 29 at MSU

Five hundred years ago, on Oct. 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a German professor of theology, composer, priest and monk, wanted to reform the Catholic Church. He nailed what came to be known as the Ninety-five Theses of 1517 on a church door in Wittenburg, Germany and, in the process, sparked the ...

Curtis to speak Sunday on “Meet Your Ancestors: Adam and Eve”

Robert Curtis will present “Meet Your Ancestors: Adam and Eve” at 6 p.m., Sunday at Minot Baptist Church, 500 46th Avenue NE. Curtis represents Creation Ministries International. The talk will focus on “the bankruptcy of the evolutionary myth.”

Rev. KK John to speak at Lighthouse Church Sunday

Lighthouse Church, located at 1400 5th Street SW in Minot, will host Rev. KK John at special services on Sunday. John will speak at the 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services. John, who now lives in Minneapolis, attended Northwest Bible College in the early 1960s. He furthered his education and ...

Vincent United Methodist Church fall bazaar to be held Oct. 28

The annual fall bazaar at Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024 2nd Street SE, will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A lunch of creamed turkey on biscuits, salad, cranberries, dessert and beverage will be served from 11 a.m. until gone. Other features of the bazaar will be ...

Trunk or Treat to be held Oct. 27 at Bread of Life

The Annual Trunk or Treat event will be held Friday, Oct. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Minot Bread of Life Church, 1415 17th Avenue SW. The public is invited for an evening of treats, food, costumes and a hot-dog supper. There is no charge for the event. Participants are asked to bring canned food ...

St. John’s to hold annual parish dinner on Oct. 29

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 2600 West Central Avenue in Minot, will hold its annual parish dinner from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Items on the menu include roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, coleslaw, rolls and butter, pumpkin dessert, coffee and milk. ...

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This is a flier for the “ Late Night Catechism: Sister Strikes Again” show which will be held Oct. 18.

‘Late Nite Catechism’ is hilarious

Nonie Riley will return to Minot at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the popular “Late Night Catechism: Sister Strikes Again.” The show will be presented at Ann Nicole Nelson Hall on the campus of Minot State University, 500 University Avenue West, in Minot. “It’s been wildly successful,” said ...

“Return to Grace” to screen on Oct. 30

Living Word Lutheran Church in Minot will host a one-time screening of “Return to Grace” at Dakota Square AMC Theater 9 on Monday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. The film is being screened through Tugg.com, a platform that helps individuals and organizations to host screenings in their local ...

America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally

This year celebrates the 100th anniversary of Our Lady Fatima. There will be a rally called America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally where those who are a part of the faith or are interested can go for a time of prayer on Saturday at noon on the steps of the Ward County Courthouse. Those in charge ...

500 Years: A Reformation Celebration

A Reformation Celebration will be offered at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in the Ann Nicole Nelson Hall in Old Main on the campus of Minot State University. The event will commemorate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting his Ninety-Five Theses on the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, an ...

Robert Walter to present at Minot Baptist Church

Robert Walter, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak at Minot Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 8 during the 6 p.m. worship service. The program being presented is the “The Fall Feasts of Israel.” Chosen People Ministries was founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a ...

Pope denounces porn and corruption of kids’ minds, bodies

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday denounced the proliferation of adult and child pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online — even as the Vatican confronts its own cross-border child porn investigation involving a top papal envoy. Francis met ...

REFLECTIONS: Who’s in charge here?

“What’s your teacher’s name this year,” asked Grandma during her phone conversation with her grandchild in another state? “Her name is Susan,” replied the grandchild. “Do you mean Miss Susan” asked Grandma? “No, just Susan because she said that we are all equal,” ...

Mikayla Koble to lead Parish Mission

Mikayla Ruth Koble, daughter of Mohn and Julia Koble from Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, will lead a parish mission this week. Mikayla has an incredible personal story to tell of how God healed her from a devastating car accident while attending Bishop Ryan High School. After college ...

Pope’s deputy urges dialogue after Francis accused of heresy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican secretary of state called Thursday for greater dialogue within the Catholic Church after a small group of traditionalists formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. Cardinal Pietro ...

Fall bazaar Oct. 7 at Christ Lutheran in Lignite

The Christ Lutheran Church Women in Lignite will hold a fall bazaar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 7. There will be a raffle at 1 p.m., with quilts, breads, Scandinavian baking, crafts, Christmas items and grab bags avaialble. The lunch menu includes homemade soups, egg salad sandwiches, ...

Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem ‘a bit late’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame. Francis met ...

Robert E. Lee’s former church is no longer named after him

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general. Leaders of R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church voted Monday to return to the parish's original name of Grace Episcopal Church. The Richmond ...