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Operation Christmas Child gifts collection week

EAST WENATCHEE — Residents of North Central Washington have been packing shoe box gifts for children in more than 100 countries, who suffer from natural disasters, war, terrorism, disease, famine, poverty and neglect.

Wenatchee Valley Youth Chess Tournament Sunday

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will host the Wenatchee Valley Youth Chess Tournament from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Chess players in kindergarten through eighth grade are welcome to participate.

Bazaar Browsing

Holiday bazaars scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Churches host summit

EAST WENATCHEE — Apostle Jacques Ilunga and Pastor Josee Ilunga of Brussels, Belgium, will speak at the Priestly Warriors Summit conference, co-hosted by Open Door Church in Wenatchee and Kingdom Embassy Church in East Wenatchee next week.

Taizé evening service offered

WENATCHEE — A Taizé evening service, a time of silence, song, prayer and reflection, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Brethren-Baptist Church United, 535 Okanogan Ave. The service is sponsored by the communities of the Brethren-Baptist United Church and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and is open to the public.

Baskets sign-ups next week

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley is partnering with Grocery Outlet and T-Sales Wholesale to provide Thanksgiving baskets again this year.

Film to premiere at church

WENATCHEE — The documentary film, “Jesus, Son of God?” will premiere at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the sanctuary of the Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St. An informal reception in room 501/502 will follow the showing.

Centenarians share secrets to a long life

BALTIMORE — As a young girl, Downing Jett Kay danced to music played on a Victrola and watched Model T’s drive through the streets of Baltimore.

A milestone event at Ingalls Creek Enrichment Center

Songs, stories and a strong sense of “dream-come-true” broke through Saturday’s drizzle as more than 50 friends and supporters of the Ingalls Creek Enrichment Center near Peshastin gathered to celebrate 25 years of bringing the community retreat facility to near completion.

Buddhist center to host spiritual study group

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Clear Mind Buddhist Life Science/Meditation Center of Oroville will host a Satsang spiritual study group at 4 p.m. Nov. 9 in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.

Teen birth rate, abortions down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blame reality TV. Blame films about sexually active youths. Blame, as always, the Internet.

To the Housetops | A parable and teaching on the nature of being made holy

At a battlefield hospital very close to the front a naive infantryman is ordered to fill in as a surgical attendant. His job is to sterilize and supply surgical implements to the operating surgeons. He is hurried through the sterilizing method — the sink and soap and the autoclave (the oven) — and thrown to it.

A Life with God | Harvest is a joyful season

If this were a movie, a joyful song and dance would be added. Harvesting is a happy time. Hard work from daybreak as farmers share a thrashing machine and wives join the work. But grain safely stored in a silo is like mass evangelism’s responders in God’s care.