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VBS coming to Loomis Community Church

LOOMIS — Vacation Bible School will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 4-8 at the Loomis Community Church, 13 Palmer Ave. The theme for the free VBS is “Moses Called By God.”

Community of Christ to host Vacation Bible School

EAST WENATCHEE — The Community of Christ will hold a Vacation Bible School (VBS), “Jack and Jenn Lights! Camera! Action!” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 28 to Aug. 1, at the church, 690 N. Baker Ave.
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65 years ago, Altoona, Penn., was Billy Graham’s crucible

ALTOONA, Penn. — In the fall of 1949, the Rev. Billy Graham led an eight-week series of revival meetings in Los Angeles, drawing multitudes and making converts of celebrities and commoners. He rocketed into the headlines and hasn’t left them since, even today at age 95 and in frail health.
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Toy products are a work of art for tiny travelers

School’s out and it’s time to get your travel on. That often means a seemingly never-ending chorus of “Are we there yet?” and “I’m bored!” from the tablet- and smartphone-demanding minions who’ve set up shop in the back seat. We’ve got some good news for you: there are actually creative and stimulating ways to keep your kids entertained that don’t involve a screen. Really. Expect plenty of push back, though, but if you stand your ground, they’ll eventually come around. We promise.
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Worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance

ORLANDO, Fla. — Lindsay Graham grew up in the same church attended by her parents and grandparents, and she expected the same would be true for her children. That changed when her son, J.D., was diagnosed with autism at age 2.
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Daniel Plan: Fit bodies mean fit souls

When Jim Black leads people on a robust walk three times a week on the grounds of the 120-acre Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., he’s got powerful company: God.

Study: Older moms much more likely to become old ladies

Attention, women who were declared to be of “advanced maternal age” even as their bellies swelled with life, who chased after a toddler with more patience than vigor, and who have simultaneously navigated menopause and parented an adolescent: Late-life mothering — if it occurred naturally at least — doubles your odds of living to an unusually old age, according to a new study.

King’s Orchard hosts vacation Bible school

WENATCHEE - King’s Orchard Church of Christ, 1610 Orchard Ave., will conduct its “Kingdom Rock — Where Kids Stand Strong for God” vacation Bible school from 9:30 a.m. to noon June 23-27.

Church plans blessing of quilts

PESHASTIN - The Peshastin United Church of Christ has planned a blessing of quilts during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.
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A rebel priest makes his mark in Detroit

DETROIT — From Catholic priest to runway model to same-sex marriage advocate, Bishop Karl Rodig has undergone several spiritual transformations in the last decades.