CARAVAN STARTS NEW YEAR
A new year of Caravan activities at the Nazarene church will begin Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with a Welcome Back Night. Anyone 4 years old by Sept. 1 through sixth grade is invited to join this Christian youth group. Bus transportation is available. Call the church office at 963-3402.
CATHOLIC ORIENTATION TO BEGIN
Anyone interested in learning about the Catholic faith is invited to join a weekly orientation group beginning Tuesday.
The group will meet in the conference room at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church at Fourth Street and K Avenue. For information or to register call 963-7341.
BISHOP TO VISIT ST. PAT'S
NEW LIFE HOSTS CAVAZOS-ANG
Catherine Cavazos Ang, singer, songwriter and anointed minister, will be at the New Life Center Assemblies of God, 10700 S. Walton Road, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Ang is the daughter of the pastor of a bilingual church where she learned firsthand the beauty of the Latin culture and of ministry. Her fist CD contains the songs "No Weapon" and "Thou Art God."
For information call 963-3233.
THE PLACE HOSTS INUIT MINISTRY
Representatives of the Inuit Ministry International, Dr. Suuqiina and Qaumaniq Suuqiina, will be at The Place, 62846 Philynda Loop off Buchanan Road, at 7 p.m. Friday. The couple are artists, musicians, authors and dancers, and both are gifted in the prophetic native expressions of worship and counsel.
They also serve as Northern Gatekeepers for the 120 Drums and as speakers for the All Nations Conference and the Many Nations One Voice conferences, and conduct Healing the Land seminars, among their long list of accomplishments. For information about the First Nations, visit the Web site: www.firstnationsmonday..com/imi.htm. Everyone is invited.
WELCOME HOME TO ST. PETER'S
Tomorrow is Welcome Home Sunday at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Fourth Street and O Avenue. Adult Sunday school will begin at 8 a.m. in the rector's study, and the initial meeting of a confirmation inquirers' class will also begin at 8 a.m. in the library. Holy Eucharist will follow at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Richard Thew celebrating. Babysitting will be provided and everyone is welcome.
RESCUE APPEARS SEPT. 14-15
First Baptist Church will host Rescue, a contemporary Christian a cappella quartet from Portland at its 7:30 p.m. service on Saturday, Sept. 14, and its 10 a.m. worship service on Sept. 15.
The public is invited.
ZION RALLIES SUNDAY
Zion Lutheran Church, 902 Fourth St., will return to two worship services Sunday, with the traditional liturgy at 9 a.m. and an abbreviated blended worship at 11:30 a.m. Both services are followed by fellowship, and Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Tomorrow will be Rally Sunday, as children begin their Sunday school year and everyone recalls last year's terrorist attacks and their victims.
WHEN WILL THE LORD RETURN?
When will the Lord return? That will be the subject of the lesson Sunday morning at the 9:30 service at Wallowa Church of Christ, Highway 82 at Second Street. Minister Al Sowins will discuss the signs of the Lord's return, how people might prepare, and what the Scriptures have to say.
Bob Bennett, Bob Allman and Vern Bennett will lead in song, prayer and the Lord's Supper.
GRANDPARENTS TO BE HONORED
Roy Hills will be the guest singer at Grandparents' Day Sunday at the 11 a.m. service at Summerville Baptist Church. The church's anniversary will be celebrated with a potluck luncheon after the service.
TRUTHS DEMAND RESPONSE
Paster Vernon Slippy will deliver the message "Truths That Demand a Response," taken from the book of Hebrews, at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Grande Ronde Community Church, 410 Fir St. Everyone is invited to attend and hear reasoning that demands a response of love. Bible study groups meet Wednesday evening and Thursday morning.
For information call 963-7410.
LIGHTHOUSE LOOKS AT CHOICES
La Grande's Community Lighthouse will hear about a soap-opera life on the other side of the screen at 6:45 p.m. Monday at The Place, 62846 Buchanan Lane. Carol Rudolph will share her insight that there is a choice to be made in everything.
All women are welcome.
PRESBYTERIANS OFFER CLASSES
Sunday morning classes for all ages begin this week at 10:45 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in La Grande.
Children will be learning about God's creation from the first chapter of Genesis, and adults will begin a study of the book of Exodus. Sunday worship begins at 9:30 a.m., and includes a music offering from the choir, and preaching from Exodus 1.
An evening communion service will be held in the sanctuary at 7 p.m.