VBS raises money for hunger fund

The week of July 29 to Aug. 2 was Waterville’s Vacation Bible School. The annual event is a partnership between United Lutheran Church and the Federated Church and was hosted at United Lutheran Church this year.
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Buddhist center to host spiritual study group

EAST WENATCHEE — The HÜMÜH Buddhist Center will host a spiritual study group 4 p.m. Aug. 4 in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway, East Wenatchee. Discussion topic will be the Wisdom Teaching, “Secrets of the Praying Hands.” Everyone is welcome. Those attending should arrive 20 minutes early for meditation. Donations are accepted. For more...
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Wild West fun in Orondo

Wild West Adventures at Orondo Community Church on July 16-18 offered fun and excitement for elementary age kids. Activities included music and a story hour, a dramatic presentation, refreshments and crafts, games, and Wild West activities.
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Wine & Food Festival on Aug. 24

WENATCHEE — It’s time again for great wine, great food and great fun. Foothills Magazine presents the ninth annual Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival Aug. 24. What is the Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival? It’s a judged wine competition in which the winners of the competition are recognized during the evening of the festival. The event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Town Toyota...
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Chat and Craft group celebrates

The Mansfield Community Church Ladies Chat and Craft group held a "happy birthday to us" celebration July 18 in the church basement. The Wednesday morning Chat and Craft is open to the public and everyone is invited.
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Vacation Bible School at Mansfield

The Mansfield Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School, June 17-20. This year’s theme was "Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface." A group from North Albany Community Church in Oregon joined the Mansfield children for the week.
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Church’s Friday lunch program concludes a successful year

The Friday free lunch program held at the Federated Church served its last lunch of the school year on Friday, June 7.
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Western fun coming to Orondo

Orondo Community Church is sponsoring Wild West Adventures July 16-18 for elementary age children. Stories, crafts, games and refreshments will be included in each day’s adventure.
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Our Past | 1966: St. Joseph’s Church celebrates Golden Jubilee

Here are some of the highlights of a page in the June 16, 1966 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press commemorating the Golden Jubilee of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (1916-1966).
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Church says farewell to pastor

Seth Normington, who has been pastor of the Federated Church since 2016, left June 15 to take a call to pastor a church in Harrisonburg, Va. The church hosted a potluck lunch and farewell celebration for Normington and his wife Gemma Amendola on June 9.
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