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By Paul V.M. Flesher
May 29, 2015

The Pew Research Center for Religion and the Public Life has just released a new survey about the religious identity of Americans. The researchers interviewed ...

Staff
May 22, 2015

Wyoming Catholic College has launched a new Center for Distance Learning, which will offer a six-session course beginning June 2. Courses will be taught by ...

By Eric Depew, Riverton Ministerial Association
May 22, 2015

Having smartphone, tablets and other mobile devices around has made information, opinions and our ability to work closer at hand. This is mostly a good thing. ...


By Paul Flesher
May 1, 2015

There may be a lot of smoke, but the fire is pretty small. The nationwide political tempest around Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is ...

By Kurt Schafli, Riverton Ministerial Association
Apr 17, 2015

In our time and culture we definitely do not want to be called a Pharisee. We remember from Sunday School that Jesus chided them, calling them "blind guides" ...

From staff reports
Mar 27, 2015

Churches in the Riverton area host a variety of Palm Sunday services this weekend, the start of Holy Week leading up to Easter. Children present palm leaves ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher
Mar 13, 2015

The big news on the ISIS front recently was the identity of "Jihadi John," the guy who has been cutting off heads in the ISIS videos. He is Mohammed Emwazi, ...

From staff reports
Feb 27, 2015

The Wyoming Catholic College Board of Directors has chosen not participate in federal student loan and grant programs after spending several months analyzing ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Feb 20, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming has expressed its support for legislation that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher
Feb 13, 2015

The Muslim terrorists who murdered the staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, claimed to be retaliating for the magazine's attacks on Islam and ...

The Associated Press
Jan 23, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY --The Mormon church has announced the creation of 11 new missions worldwide, including two in Utah. Joining Logan and Orem with new missions ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2014

Lighthouse Bible Church in Riverton will host its second "Near" Christmas Eve service Sunday at the Holiday Inn, 900 E. Sunset Drive. The event involves ...


By Paul V.M. Flesher
Nov 14, 2014

The world's two largest energy-producing countries and greenhouse gas emitters signed a deal this week to reduce carbon emissions. President Barack Obama ...

From staff reports
Nov 7, 2014

The Dr. Rev. Thea McKee will be installed as the pastor of the United Presbyterian Church at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Officials from the Wyoming Presbytery will ...

By Scott Jorgenson, Riverton Ministerial Association
Nov 7, 2014

Some years ago I went to hear a number of famous people gathered from around the world speak on a wide range of topics. One speaker in particular made an ...


By Randy Tucker, Staff Writer
Oct 31, 2014

Trinity Lutheran Church celebrates its 75th anniversary Sunday with a dinner at 12:30 p.m. and a special church service at 2:30 p.m. A cake reception and ...

By Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press
Oct 10, 2014

For the first time, a Vatican meeting is discussing gay and lesbian issues and how to provide better spiritual care to Catholic homosexuals. VATICAN ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Sep 26, 2014

The New Testament Gospels are so focused on Jesus' teachings and miracles that they give few details of his life experiences. They do not mention that growing ...


From staff reports
Sep 19, 2014

Dr. Jim Ryan will lead a workshop called "Respectful Conversations Lead To Respectful Communities" on Oct. 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lander. Organizers ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Aug 29, 2014

A non-Christian who read recent newspapers to learn about Christianity might arrive at the following picture. Christianity believes that marriage is between a ...

By Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press
Aug 8, 2014

The trio hope Christians, Jews and Muslims will study and pray together soon. BERLIN -- A rabbi, an imam and a priest start praying together under the ...


From staff reports
Jul 25, 2014

The Dr. Rev. Thea McKee will deliver the message "In All Things" at the United Presbyterian Church, 1101 N. Broadway Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Her message ...

By Doug Hill, Riverton Ministerial Association
Jul 18, 2014

Fourth of July celebrations are now over. The night sky, once lit by fireworks, is now illuminated once again by only moon and stars. Our national ...

Staff
Jun 6, 2014

St. Margaret's Catholic School has hired Mary Jo Chouinard as principal for the 2014-2015 school year. She has 39 years experience in education, including 24 ...


Staff
Jun 6, 2014

Twenty-two runners and walkers helped five local civic organizations recruit volunteers May 17 during the second annual Good Samaritan Run, Walk and Drive ...

By Paul V.M. Flesher
Apr 18, 2014

Our pilgrim forebears came to America in 1620 for freedom of religion. They sought the ability to worship and believe according to their conscience. They were ...

From staff reports
Apr 18, 2014

The Lighthouse Bible Church will have its Easter Sunday gathering at 10:30 a.m. at the REACH Foundation in Riverton. A breakfast buffet begins at 7:30 a.m. ...


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