Church fills Christmas shoeboxes

The Mansfield Community Church on Nov. 11 hosted its 8th annual Operation Christmas Child event to pack shoeboxes for children in need around the world.
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St. Joseph’s Altar Society bake sale Nov. 21

If you are looking for some help completing your Thanksgiving table, consider buying freshly-baked cinnamon rolls, or white or wheat dinner rolls from the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Altar Society bake sale that begins at 8 a.m. on Nov. 21.
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Voices sought for Christmas Cantata

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent For the second year in a row, the Waterville Federated Church will be putting on a Christmas Cantata this year. The cantata will be performed at 7 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Federated Church. The music for this year’s cantata is “The Glory of Christmas: Celebrating Christ’s Birth” by Lloyd Larson. Phyllis Browning, who is directing the cantata, is...
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Winter clothing giveaway on Oct. 27

The Federated Church in Waterville hosted a winter clothing giveaway on Oct. 27 for everyone in the community. The focus was mainly on winter clothes for children, however, there was plenty of apparel for everyone.
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Waterville traditions on Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means that it is time for the Young Life Food Drive and the United Lutheran Church/Gateway Ministries Halloween Party.
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Federated Church to hold winter apparel distribution on Oct. 27

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Members of the Federated Church in Waterville have been collecting winter clothing to be distributed on Oct. 27 to anyone in the community in need. The distribution will be held at church, located at 224 W. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members will be distributing items such as coats, hats, gloves, scarfs, snow pants, boots and warm shirts...
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Free lunch on Fridays for Waterville students

WATERVILLE — All Waterville school students are invited to have free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays throughout the school year at the Waterville Federated Church, 224 W. Ash St. Students are required to turn in a signed permission slip at the church to receive lunch on their first visit. Permissions slips are available at the school office, church office or online...
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Divorce Recovery program begins Sept. 9

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Community Church will offer Divorce Recovery, a 10-week program to be held on Sundays beginning Sept. 9 at 4 p.m., for those who are going through divorce or a broken relationship. The church is located at 783 4th St. N.E. The course covers such topics as loss and grief, unhooking, anger and depression, and forgiveness. Emotional support groups will also be formed...
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Vacation Bible School is busy place

Waterville’s week-long Vacation Bible School, held this year at the Federated Church, had 63 registered participants with the theme of “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.”
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New pastor at St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waterville has a new priest. Father Brooks Beaulaurier, otherwise known as Father Brooks, took on the pastorate of the church beginning July 21.
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