Faith



Christmas Story

Cornerstone Church, at 1313 Mt. Hood St., has again created its Christmas light display that is set to music.

December 20, 2017 1:22 p.m. read more..


Memorial focuses on loss, healing

“Everybody has scars and you will remember exactly how you got them, even though the wound has healed over,” said Tim Willis, pastor, celebrant speaker and “general problem fixer” for Celilo Chapel in The Dalles. “My father died in 2000 and every Christmas I get a little sad about it.” He invites people who want to honor lost friends and family to attend the “Tree of Remembrance Memorial” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the chapel, 202 E. Fourth St.

December 7, 2017 11:51 a.m. read more..


New intern pastor at United Methodist

Gigi Siekkenen, the new part-time intern pastor at First United Methodist Church in The Dalles, came to seminary as a second career — an ever more common path to the pulpit.

September 1, 2017 3:11 p.m. read more..
 

Fatima statue coming to TD

Hundreds are expected at a once-in-a-lifetime event, when a world-famous religious statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on display at St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles Aug. 3-4 as part of a national tour of peace.

July 29, 2017 2:52 p.m. read more..
 

A Day of Prayer

Sonrise Academy students participate May 4 in a local worship service tied to the National Day of Prayer, an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May.

May 5, 2017 12:59 p.m. read more..


Pulpit Rock service set

To celebrate the 179th year since the founding of the Methodist Mission in The Dalles, the First United Methodist Church and Zion Lutheran Church are hosting a worship service this Sunday at Pulpit Rock.

May 5, 2017 12:57 p.m. read more..


Zion seeks flowers for cross

Since the early 1960s, Zion Lutheran Church has celebrated Easter by erecting a stark wooden cross on its lawn at the beginning of Lent, and then decorating it with a riot of flowers the day before Easter.

April 12, 2017 1:25 p.m. read more..


Passion play this week

The 39th annual Last Days of Jesus pageant takes place over three days this week at several locations in and near downtown The Dalles.

April 11, 2017 1:27 p.m. read more..


Two heads are better than one

If you contact Concordia Lutheran Church in Hood River or Bethany Lutheran Church in The Dalles and ask for “Pastor Jesse,” you’ll now need to get a bit more specific. The dual parish is happy to announce the arrival of Pastor Jesse DeDeyne, who will be formally installed in a special service at Concordia Lutheran on Sunday, Oct. 23. He joins Pastor Jesse Jacobsen, who has shepherded the parish since 2006.

October 22, 2016 1:23 p.m. read more..
 

To love your neighbor as yourself

“’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:30-31

August 5, 2016 2:58 p.m. read more..


Salvation Army reacts to city pot ruling

Although recent decisions of The Dalles City Council may make it a moot point, Maj. Ronald Wildman of the Salvation Army wants to make it clear that the facility at 623 E. Third Street indeed serves as a church. And he brought out plenty of evidence to back his case.

July 7, 2016 11:34 a.m. read more..


In the business of life

Pam Tebow visited The Dalles last week to speak about “Timmy,” her son who is widely known as Tim Tebow, a football quarterback who earned the Heisman trophy — college’s most prestigious award — in 2007.

May 11, 2016 2:15 p.m. read more..

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