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Helping hands

Helping lay pavers at Jerry Taylor Veterans Memorial Plaza in Sunnyside this past Saturday are numerous members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunnyside Ward.

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Blessing all creatures, great and small

This past Sunday morning Sunnyside’s Central Park was full of dogs, cats and a pony named Chico, who were all on their best behavior as they awaited to receive a blessing at the annual Blessing of Animals.

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‘Blessing of animals’ event to be held this coming Sunday

A “Blessing of Animals” church service will be held this coming Sunday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. at Sunnyside’s Central Park.

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Putting trust in God is an ongoing process

Despite a life-changing realization that helped her deal with her husband’s death, Tanja Gorham said she still has times when she forgets to place her trust in God.

Start each day with confidence and joy

Like a Ponzi scheme gone charitable, the Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over the waning days of summer. At the rate we’re going, 90 percent of the country will have been doused by the time the frost is on the pumpkin.

Restore your faith in G’view next Monday

The public is invited to a free evangelical event on Monday, Sept. 15, at Reale Hall (600 Stover Road) in Grandview.

Continue addressing emptiness of prayers forgotten

“God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).

Golf tourney, banquet slated to promote good marriages

Couples are invited to attend the Healthy Marriage Golf Tournament and Banquet at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Granger on Saturday, Sept. 20.

Zombie hunt planned for Halloween

Halloween just got more exciting in Granger as everyone in town is invited to participate in a zombie hunt...

The sweetest fruits: gentleness

A reading from Paul’s letter to the Philippians, the 4th Chapter:

Long-time pastor retires

A familiar presence in the community for 20-plus years, Rev. Larry Mays is stepping away from the pulpit at Sunnyside’s Seventh-day Adventist Church.

St. Joseph’s offers classes to parishioners

Sunnyside’s St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish has started registering people for religious education instructions, as well as for preparation for the sacraments of baptism, reconciliation, first communion and confirmation.

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Christian club speaker now at peace with her life

Sometimes change is as simple as sitting in a different pew at church. But sometimes, change can be as life altering as the end of a 43-year marriage.

Lessons from our dogs

Not so long ago I was browsing in a gift shop featuring lots of “touristy” merchandise.

Risk getting contaminated

When I lift weights at the club, I always hope I don’t get an itch on my face or lint in my eye. I sure don’t want to touch my face and risk an infection from whatever cooties are residing on the weights that hundreds of people have handled and sweated on.