Stop by St. Patrick’s Summer Christmas Fair the 26th!!

Stop by St. Patrick’s Summer Christmas Fair the 26th!!

Sonora, CA…Please join us for our Summer Christmas Fair 2021! After being postponed this winter due to the coronavirus, we are back! Booths will include Jewelry, Religious items, Crafts, Christmas Decor, and our ever-popular White Elephant booth. Food will include our famous Spanish community’s giant lunch Burritos for $8.00 each and our yummy, sweet bake […]

Upset Hindus Seek Apology from Kim Kardashian for Donning Sacred “Om” Earrings in Photo-Shoot

Upset Hindus Seek Apology from Kim Kardashian for Donning Sacred “Om” Earrings in Photo-Shoot

Reno, NV… Upset Hindus are seeking apology from American celebrity-socialite-actress Kim Kardashian West for wearing earrings carrying sacred “Om” in a photo-shoot posted on her official Twitter handle on May 23, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada yesterday, said that hugely venerated “Om” was the mystical syllable containing […]

Upset Hindus Urge Warner Bros Not to Trivialize Lord Shiva in Upcoming Anime TV Series

Upset Hindus Urge Warner Bros Not to Trivialize Lord Shiva in Upcoming Anime TV Series

Reno, NV…Upset Hindus are urging Warner Bros not to trivialize highly revered Hindu deity Lord Shiva in its upcoming anime television (TV) series “Record of Ragnarok”, calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Lord Shiva was meant to be worshipped in temples and home shrines […]

Justice Department Settles Claims Against Toms River, New Jersey Over Zoning Code That Restricts Houses of Worship

Justice Department Settles Claims Against Toms River, New Jersey Over Zoning Code That Restricts Houses of Worship

Washington, D.C… The Justice Department today announced an agreement with the Township of Toms River, New Jersey, to resolve allegations that the Township violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) by severely restricting where houses of worship can locate within its jurisdiction. The proposed consent decree, which was filed today in the […]

One Year Anniversary of The Ministry House in Avery

One Year Anniversary of The Ministry House in Avery

Avery, CA…March 8th Update for The Ministry House. Today is the 1st anniversary of The Ministry House (It is also the 23rd anniversary of New Life Worship Ministries!)  We are delighted, so thankful for our community’s help in spreading the word that we’re here to help. Freely we receive and freely we give. Jeff, who […]

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Washington, DC…. Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Statute for Religious Freedom, laying a foundation of liberty to be enshrined in our Constitution and passed down through the generations. Today, Religious Freedom Day, is a symbol of that commitment — and a reminder that the work of […]

Presidential Message on Christmas, 2020

Presidential Message on Christmas, 2020

Washington, D.C…. The First Lady and I send our warmest wishes to all Americans as we celebrate Christmas. While our gatherings might look different than in years past, this Christmas, like every Christmas, is an opportunity for us to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and show our heartfelt gratitude for the abundant […]

Angels Camp Says Goodbye to the Amani Children’s Choir & Help the Choir Return Home to Uganda

Angels Camp Says Goodbye to the Amani Children’s Choir & Help the Choir Return Home to Uganda

Angels Camp, CA…A couple of weeks ago we had the pleasure to catch one of the last concerts performed (Outside) before they started their journey to get back home to Uganda. Their’s is a heartwarming COVID-19 story. The normal plan for the Amani Choir is for them to come over to the U.S. every other […]

New Guidance For Places of Worship, Hair and Barbershops to Reopen Safely

New Guidance For Places of Worship, Hair and Barbershops to Reopen Safely

San Andreas, CA…On Monday May 25, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued guidance to places of worship and providers of religious services and cultural ceremonies on how they can safely reopen during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While the guidance itself does not obligate places of worship to resume in-person services, it is strongly recommended that they […]

Adventist Health Sonora Invites the Community to Join Them on National Day of Prayer

Adventist Health Sonora Invites the Community to Join Them on National Day of Prayer

Sonora, CA…On Thursday, May 7, at noon, Adventist Health Sonora will observe the 69th annual National Day of Prayer virtually, via Facebook Live, so that the community can pray together and support each other spiritually while safely engaging in social distancing. During this time, as people across the world work to solve the physical, emotional, spiritual, […]

National Day of Prayer for all Americans Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and for our National Response Efforts

National Day of Prayer for all Americans Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and for our National Response Efforts

Washington, DC…In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods of uncertainty. As we continue to face the unique challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are unable to gather in their churches, temples, synagogues, mosques, and other houses of worship. But […]

United Methodist Church Proposes Conscious Uncoupling Into Traditional & LGBTQ Friendly Denominations

United Methodist Church Proposes Conscious Uncoupling Into Traditional & LGBTQ Friendly Denominations

Nashville, TN…A diverse, 16-member group of United Methodist bishops and other leaders has offered a proposal that would preserve The United Methodist Church while allowing traditionalist-minded congregations to form a new denomination. The separating group would get $25 million in United Methodist funds and would keep its local church properties. Details are in a nine-page […]

Union Congregational Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary! Community Invited to Celebration Sunday!

Union Congregational Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary!  Community Invited to Celebration Sunday!

Angels Camp, CA…Union Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, the first Open and Affirming church in Calaveras County, will be celebrating its 150th anniversary serving Angels Camp and Calaveras county this Sunday, with a 10:00 AM worship service and catered noon luncheon. All who are friends of “the little church with the great big heart” […]

New Presbyterian Church Launching in Calaveras County

New Presbyterian Church Launching in Calaveras County

Angels Camp, CA…A new Presbyterian church is being established in Angels Camp, with weekly worship services beginning July 28 in Greenhorn Creek. The new Calaveras Presbyterian Church is a developing sister ministry of Oak Hill Presbyterian Church in Sonora. Both churches are affiliated with the Orthodox Presbyterian denomination, a church body which was established in […]

Mother Lode Jewish Community’s Purim & Passover Gatherings

Mother Lode Jewish Community’s Purim & Passover Gatherings

Angels Camp, CA…Purim, the Story of Esther and Hamen. The Mother Lode Jewish Community will be holding its annual Purim Party – with an Out of This World/Space Traveler theme, on Saturday evening, March 23rd in Murphys. Purim is a festive Jewish Holiday that commemorates the defeat of Haman’s plot to massacre the Jews as […]

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