A gorgeous, sunlit afternoon on Sunday was the setting for what would be a momentous occasion in the life of the congregation of Three Hierarchs Orthodox Christian Church. The small, vibrant, and growing church community in Wenatchee gathered at our newly acquired property at 1915 N. Western Ave., across from the Wenatchee Cemetery, for a blessing service.
EAST WENATCHEE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 850 N. James Ave., is starting a new Bible study on “Intercessory Prayer.” The first sessions will be at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sessions will continue through the fall.
Is your group planning Halloween-related events or harvest-themed alternatives? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Lopez at 661-6372.
When Kathy Hussong began her career at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wenatchee, her younger daughter, Michelle, was only 3. Now, as she prepares for her retirement next week, she has worked with four pastors and two interim pastors, both of her daughters have since married, and her youngest grandchild, Liam, just turned 3.
AKRON, Ohio — When people tried to pet her, the cat snuggled closer to owner Susan McIntosh. The cat is the first pet to be housed at the new home of Family Promise, a 10-year-old nonprofit organization that provides services to homeless families. Recently, it opened a kennel so that the families could keep their pets with them.
Four-year-old Lucas Dean has to have three things when he goes to the playground: long pants, Mickey Mouse gardening gloves and lots of energy. He needs them to crawl through the rough wood chips to reach the slides, stairs and swings.