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A time to rejoice

The Christmas Eve service at Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sunnyside this past Tuesday night...

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Helping out at the mission

Blake Van Belle sports a reindeer cap he discovered in a bin as he sorts through donated toys at the Yakima Union Gospel Mission last Tuesday.

Please have yourself a SLOWER Christmas

Religious Reflections

Do you remember that Christmas? Perhaps it was last Christmas or the Christmas before?

Local church plans program

Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grandview will hold a children’s Christmas program this coming Sunday, Dec. 22, at 6:30 p.m. that will include a bell ringing concert.

Church plans contemporary worship service for Dec. 22

Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sunnyside will hold a special, contemporary worship service this coming Sunday evening, Dec. 22.

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The light drives out the darkness... says Christian women’s speaker

In keeping with the theme of “Candlelight Christmas” at this month’s Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection meeting in Prosser, Darien Parsons told those in attendance about the lights in her life.

Our journey ends at the manger

Religious Reflections

Our advent devotional booklet this year begins with the author telling about getting ready for a childhood summer vacation.

Most highly favored lady

Religious Reflections

Imagine gathering in a darkened stone sanctuary in early December. Outside, the sun is just setting. Inside, the electric lights are dimmed to a warm glow, matching the candles in the worship space.

Catholics celebrate the holidays with special services in S’side

The annual novena for the Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration is underway at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 920 S. Sixth St., Sunnyside.

Church offers free cookies during parade

Spectators at tomorrow night’s Lighted Farm Implement Parade are in for a treat as Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sunnyside will be distributing free, home-baked cookies.

We can learn from the Puritans

Religious Reflections

Psalm 118 - “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever!”

Second chances...

Christian club speaker says faith the key to overcoming challenges

People don’t always take advantage of second chances in life. But Vancouver author and mountain climber Shirley Graybill said she will never regret doing just that when her marriage was in trouble.

Religion and racism...part 2

Religious Reflections

Despite being a solidly entrenched Pentecostal, Dad often said to me, “Pay no attention to the name over the door, Son! You’re not going to see Catholic Square, or Presbyterian Avenue, or Methodist Boulevard, or Pentecostal Circle, or Baptist Street or Nazarene Highway, or anything remotely like that in Heaven! The ONLY thing that counts is where people stand in their relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Offering prayer of thanksgiving

Religious Reflections

While November is the month of Thanksgiving; it is also the month of my birthday.

Miraculous generosity

And now for a rousing game of Name That Miracle!