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Family and friends are invited to celebrate Art’s life at 10 a.m. on Sept. 25, 2021 at the Orofino Community Church located at 14233 Highway 12, Orofino, ID 83544.

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We don’t know a lot about heaven, just some things. Some people get caught up in the physical descriptions of it, such as the streets of gold and the pearly gates. Even these tell us that we need to be thinking about heaven in a different way. 

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We all make many mistakes in life.  Someone has said, “To err is human but to really foul things up requires a computer.” We are imperfect, and we react imperfectly to others imperfections. It is natural for us to want to push back when someone pushes us. The result of this, in time, may lea…

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part 8)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit); that Jesus is preparing for a final harvest (Revelation14:14-20KJV); the disciples received the promise of the Father in the …

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part7)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit); that Jesus is preparing for a final harvest; the disciples received the promise of the Father in the form of the Holy Ghost on…

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Nineveh was a large prosperous city. It was the most powerful city in the region and the capitol of an empire. Its influence was felt far away and it had a reputation for being ruthless towards its enemies.

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part 6)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit); that Jesus is preparing for a final harvest (Revelation14:14-15KJV); the disciples received the promise of the Father in the …

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You have to ‘watch out for number one.’ This is full of meanings. Some have said that this is mostly about self-care. Others have said that it is about selfishness. A person’s point of view tells the meaning that one finds is most fitting for this saying.

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part 5)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit); that Jesus is preparing for a final harvest (Revelation14:14-15KJV); the disciples received the promise of the Father in the …

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Nazarene Compassionate Ministries free clothing give-away will be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 26 and Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Summer clothes are here. There are some school clothes in, Come by and pick up clothing for those getting ready for school.

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part4)? We’ve studied and found that we need the seed (Gospel), the ground (Heart) and the rain (Holy Spirit).

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Job was a very wealthy man. He had immense flocks and herds. His family was well off.  You could say that Job had no cares about his present, and his future was completely bright. Then things changed. 

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If Will Rogers could say that “I never met a man I didn’t like,” then the message of Jesus must have been that there was never a human that he didn’t love.  Those who would like to argue will probably point to a list of people that they are convinced should not receive the love of God, and a…

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Stella Rose Opresik passed away on November 9, 2020. Services will be held on Saturday, August 14 at 10 a.m. at the Riverside Cemetery.

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part3)? As we continue to study the seed, ground and rain, all of which are necessary for the harvest, we want to know about the harvest that Jesus is preparing to reap. The Bible says, And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon th…

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part2)? Last week we studied and found that we need the seed, which is the Gospel (Matthew13:19KJV, 1Peter1:25KJV) and the ground which is the heart (Matthew13:19KJV) and the sower is Jesus (Matthew13:37KJV).

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Paul’s advice to the church at Rome included a reminder for the people of the church to love one another devotedly. While most of us think that the early church was a place where people did not have to be reminded to love one another, there were a couple of reminders that indicated that peop…

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The Nazarene Compassionate Ministry free clothing giveaway is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, July 29 and 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 153 Johnson Ave. These items are free to everyone. Good summer clothing!

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If a person is at the top of society they may feel that there is very little need for change.  If a person is in the middle then they may feel as though some things could change but other things should definitely not change.  If a person is near the bottom of society they probably feel that …

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Do you know the three things you need for the harvest (Part2)? Last week we studied and found that we need the seed, which is the Gospel (Matthew13:19KJV, 1Peter1:25KJV) and the ground which is the heart (Matthew13:19KJV) and the sower is Jesus (Matthew13:37KJV).

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A graveside service for Lillie Thiessen will be held at the Weippe cemetery on Wednesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m., with a potluck to follow at Fraser Park picnic shelter at 11 a.m.

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The New Testament launches with an eyewitness account of the events of Jesus’ life from Matthew, a former despised tax collector who experienced a radical conversion and became one of Jesus’ own disciples. Matthew’s unique view interweaves his strong Jewish knowledge of the expected Messiah …

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Do you know your first God given right (Part 4)? We’ve seen that God gave us the right to choose from the very beginning, in Eden. So why do we make the choices that lead to sin? One reason is “Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of…

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The New Testament launches with an eyewitness account of the events of Jesus’ life from Matthew, a former despised tax collector who experienced a radical conversion and became one of Jesus’ own disciples. Matthew’s unique view interweaves his strong Jewish knowledge of the expected Messiah …

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It is difficult in these days to not get all wrapped up in divisive causes.  Having the concerns of this day are not as troubling to me as the division between people. It is good to have people lose indifference over things that affect lives. It is not good that people get caught up in defen…

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Do you know your first God given right (Part 4)? We’ve seen that God gave us the right to choose from the very beginning, in Eden. So why do we make the choices that lead to sin? One reason is “Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of…

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A memorial service for Alan Arneson will be held Aug. 6, 2 p.m., at the VFW, 330 Michigan Ave., Orofino.

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A graveside service for Lillie Thiessen will be held at the Weippe Cemetery on Wednesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m., with a potluck to follow at Fraser Park picnic shelter at 11 a.m.

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The Nazarene Compassionate Ministry free clothing giveaway is scheduled for this Thursday and Friday, July 15 and 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 153 Johnson Ave. These items are free to everyone.

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A memorial service for Alan Arneson will be held Friday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m., at the Orofino VFW Building, 330 Michigan Avenue.

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A memorial Mass for Margaret Masar will be held Saturday, July 10, 2021, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Orofino. Rosary will be at 10:30 a.m., Mass at 11 a.m., and lunch at 12 noon.

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Do you know your first God given right (Part 3)? We’ve seen that God gave us the right to choose from the very beginning, in Eden. We’ve also seen that we can choose to whom we want to seek forgiveness: from Christ our High Priest (Hebrews 4:15 KJV; from a Mediator (1 Timothy 2:5 KJV); an In…

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God is described as a father. Depending on a person’s experience, “father” may be a wonderful, supportive, and comforting word, or it may bring memories of abandonment, neglect, or worse. Not all dads are alike. When God is said to be like a father, what kind of father is God?

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A memorial Mass for Margaret Masar will be held Saturday, July 10, 2021, at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Orofino. Rosary at 10:30 a.m., Mass at 11:00 a.m., and lunch at 12 noon.

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Do you know your first God given right (Part 2)?

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Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the traini…

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The Compassionate Ministry free clothing giveaway is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, June 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 153 Johnson Ave. These items are free to everyone.They still have some 4th of July shirts!

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If you don’t think that you will need a doctor then you will not seek one. This paraphrase of what Jesus said illustrates his point that those who believe that they are well enough without God will not seek God. Those who are perfectly content with the rags that they wear will not seek out a…

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Do you know your first God given right (Part 1)?

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Join the Thompson family to celebrate the life of John Thompson, June 19, at 2 p.m., at the Bungalow Bridge on the North Fork of the Clearwater River.

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God is unseen and unknowable. God is also so big you cannot miss an encounter with the divine, and because of this, a person cannot help but begin to know God. This sounds as though it is a contradiction, but both statements are true.

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Do you know how to really enjoy life? We are all born and live and die. And to some, this is all that life is about. Life is lived day by day and has its ups and downs, good times and bad, laughter and tears, hopes and fears, riches or poverty. But something is missing. Jesus abiding in the heart.

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“I’ve got good news and bad news. Which one do you want to hear first?”