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Bring them home: Reflections on ‘the Chibok girls’ in Nigeria

On April 14, more than 250 girls age 16-18 were abducted from a school in the village of Chibok, Nigeria. Leaders from the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) report the majority of the girls are from their denomination. When asked what the American church can do at this time to be supportive, EYN leaders requested prayer and fasting.
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Faithful to brother’s memory for decades, while grave marker goes missing

PHILADELPHIA — The last thing 73-year-old John DeVos wanted was to be thrown out of a graveyard. But he crouched onto his knees a week ago at Greenmount Cemetery, at the very patch of grass where he had watched them bury his 11-year-old brother in 1948. And with a screwdriver and small spade, he began to poke and dig.
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May Day baskets

From left, Savannah Broussard, 6, Amelia Allen, 4, and Magdalene Courtright, visited Highgate Senior Living in Wenatchee on May 1 to deliver May Day baskets to residents. The May Day basket project was undertaken by the St. Damien’s Guild at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wenatchee.

Church sues over North Carolina ban on same-sex marriage

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A group of Charlotte-area ministers have helped launch the country’s first faith-based challenge to a same-sex marriage ban, claiming in a lawsuit filed Monday that North Carolina’s laws block them from practicing their religion.

Entiat Federated Church now non-denominational

ENTIAT — The Entiat Federated Church has withdrawn its affiliation with the Disciples of Christ and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The two churches had united in the early 1940s.

Dynamic speaker wows teachers, parents

At the beginning of this school year, Chelan and Manson staff and Migrant/Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee leaders expressed an interest in working together to bring a speaker to the Spanish-speaking families in our community.