STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER They read same Bible, but come up with marriage differences
Its a story 2,000 years old: People read the same words in the Bible, but come up with different conclusions.
That is center to a debate about amending the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage a... Posted on 7/16/12 at 3:17 PM
Guardian Angels – an Oakdale church that counts more than half of its parishioners as Woodbury residents – is readying its former rectory to serve up to six families a night, 365 days a year through the pilot program.
The children’s rhyme goes something like this: “Ring around the rosy, pocket full of posy. Ashes, ashes, we all fall down.”
When Darrell Rohling of Woodbury was thinking of a title for his debut novel “Ashes, Ashes” he wanted something that almost everyone can relate to, but still made sense to what the story is all about.
Gays and lesbians can now be ordained as leaders in Presbyterian churches across the country, according to a church amendment approved last week.
In a meeting held Tuesday, May 10, the Presbytery of Twin Cities Area became the 87th presbytery to approve the amendment.
More than 800 members and friends of Crossroads Church gave up their Saturday to pack up thousands of meals for African families and children.
The church coordinated the event with Kids Against Hunger, a humanitarian organization that distributes the meals.
A church might be finding a new home in Woodbury at East Ridge High School.
Eagle Brook Church, which has existing locations in Lino Lakes, White Bear Lake, Spring Lake Park and Blaine, is looking to find space for members who attend from the east metro.
Former Vikings Chaplain Keith Johnson speaks to about 500 people at the annual Woodbury Prayer Breakfast Tuesday morning at the Prom Center. The theme this year was “Tackling Fear With Faith.” Johnson’s message included uniting the Woodbury community to help people struggling with fear. (Riham Feshir/Woodbury Bulletin)
Woodbury resident Elizabeth England will be spending her last summer before college helping those in need.
On June 16 England and eight other students will be traveling to Kenya for a two-week mission trip.
Growing up in Nigeria, Cyprian Obasi got sick with malaria almost every month. He would get high fevers, headaches, chills and pain all over.
There was medication to treat the symptoms, but he said the side effects were also sickening.
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