A final farewell

May 1, 2019
Sacred Heart church says goodbye after 128 years It’s understandable that Phil Smith will likely have a hard sitting through Our Saviors/Opdal Lutheran Church’s final service. After all, Smith was baptized and confirmed in the 128-year-old church eight miles southeast ...

Life is a Daring Adventure: A long, difficult journey to priesthood

April 1, 2019
Ugandan man currently serving ‘on loan’ at area church Let’s imagine what life might be like in a rural area, without electricity and running water, where people lived off the land. There were poor roads. No hospitals. And you grew ...

Saving a landmark

July 1, 2018
Congregation, community team up to save church
Good Shepherd Church in Sauk Centre. Photo by Jean Paschke
On Aug. 13, 1999, the west wall of the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan in Sauk Centre collapsed as it was in ...