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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 8/1/18 Hearing - Dorricott
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PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 7/19/18 Meeting Agenda
PIERCE CO. LAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE: 7/26/18 Board of Adjustment Meeting
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June 16, 2018
Country Pastor column: 'Summer' is for 'Sabbath' and Sabbath means to rest
The programming year for most of us pastors has just come to a close. This is also true for most of our ministry partners, as Sunday School classes (for both adults and children), along with most of our other programming, often takes a break for the summer. This isn't a bad thing....
June 16, 2018 - 10:00am
May 5, 2018
Country Pastor column: Reclaiming evangelicalism
Then Paul stood in front of the Areopagus and said, "Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them an altar with the inscription, 'To an unknown god.' What therefore...
May 5, 2018 - 5:00am
April 28, 2018
Country Pastor column: God is your Good Shepherd
I can't count the number of times I've watched a movie and the extras are all dressed in black while the pastor/priest reads "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death..." [Psalm 23:4, KJV]. So there tends to be a tendency to think of Psalm 23 as the "death psalm."...
April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 26, 2018
Women invited to inspirational speakers
Children throughout our country and world are trafficked and enslaved. What is our role in preventing child trafficking? Amy Hartman will be addressing this topic and will share stories and insights from her own journey which began in the Northwest Synod of Wisconsin and led to the...
March 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
December 24, 2017
Country Pastor: Nativity shed
Four sheets of plywood, a dozen 2-by-4s, some scruffy shake shingles and ten bales of straw; that's all we needed to make a life-size nativity...
December 24, 2017 - 7:49am
August 9, 2017
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
Hudson United Methodist pastor Dawn Jeffers Ramstad said establishing a dementia-friendly community is common sense. Since December 2016, she's...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 5, 2017
Beatification ceremony in Detroit for Prescott-born Casey
DETROIT — The Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit has announced that the date for the Rev. Solanus Casey beatification ceremony will be Saturday, Nov. 18 at Ford Field. This follows the historic announcement by Pope Francis on May 4 that Casey will be elevated...
July 5, 2017 - 10:30am
May 25, 2017
From Ghana to Plum City
From Ghana to the Vatican to Plum City, Father Joseph Okine-Quartery has been all over the world. Okine-Quartery landed in northwestern Wisconsin...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Commemorating 150 years: St. Paul UCC celebration is year-long
On Feb. 24, 1867, 16 German-speaking Ellsworth area residents came together to establish St. Paul's German Evangelical Lutheran Church, now...
May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 18, 2016
COUNTRY PASTOR: The much bigger picture
If you are willing to ignore context, you can find a Bible verse to support just about anything. There are all kinds of crazies out there who will cherry pick a Bible verse to support their personal position. Anyone who has spent any time on the internet knows this to be true. If...
September 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2016
Pastor finds joy in coffee, nature and his flock
ELLSWORTH -- The new pastor at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ just outside of Ellsworth finds it a bit ironic that he was called to serve...
May 11, 2016 - 10:46am
March 9, 2016
Quarter century in ministry, pastor takes latest challenge
SPRING VALLEY/ELMWOOD -- Encouragement from others led Guy Bergenthal to the ministry.
March 9, 2016 - 8:36am
February 17, 2016
Determined not to be, he ended up pastor anyway
PRESCOTT -- In this case, the old saying, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” only applied after intentions headed in a different...
February 17, 2016 - 3:46pm
January 20, 2016
Going where he is led; Prescott graduate travels the globe for mission work
PRESCOTT -- Imagine being far from home in a foreign country, playing guitar and singing in a graveyard on Day of the Dead, surrounded by candles...
January 20, 2016 - 11:26am
January 13, 2016
Pastor’s ex-pilot who’s ready for new flight
ELLSWORTH -- Jeff Smith’s career has taken him in two different directions, but both have brought him closer to heaven. Smith was a C-130 pilot...
January 13, 2016 - 12:29pm