Stay refreshed, stay connected

We are all well aware that there is a water shortage this year. Obviously, much of our valley’s economy is dependent on irrigation water being delivered to the farm land and orchards.

Silverdale woman shares her testimony of boldness with Lower Valley women

Once shy, admittedly of her own shadow, Evelyn Burt of Silverdale can’t be described that way today.

Water changes everything

Growing up, I had a sandbox. Dad built it for me, and it was my favorite place to play. I would take my favorite toys out to the sandbox and make up stories to act out.

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Booster honored

Katie Haney, the retiring pastor of Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, was honored last Friday by Sunnyside’s Cub Scout Pack 630 for her support of scouting efforts in the city.

Strength in weakness

“My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” (II Corinthians 12:9)

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Blessings on the graduates

A baccalaureate service for Sunnyside area high schools was held last night, Thursday, at the Sunnyside High School auditorium.

You need a break today!

You need a break today - you really do. You need more than a weekend away or a longer vacation, you need daily breaks and weekly breaks.

Do you believe in peace?

For He is our peace, who has made us both one. (Ephesians 2:14)

Little Known Gospel Band to perform at jamboree

The Gospel music jamboree at Grace Brethren Church in Mabton welcomes the Little Known Gospel Band from the Tri-Cities to the stage this month.

The lame shall be healed

In this community you will find many different churches. Some of us are liturgical, some are not. Some of us worship on Sundays, some on Saturdays. Some of us read Bible passages each week from what’s called the Revised Common Lectionary; some of us follow a schedule of Bible readings set by our individual church or denomination.

SHS baccalaureate ceremony date set

The 2015 Sunnyside High School senior class will be guests at the annual baccalaureate services to be held in the high school auditorium on Thursday, June 4.

Global Day of Prayer services planned

“Come Holy Spirit” is the theme for the Yakima Valley Global Day of Prayer being observed Sunday, May 24, at the Grandview Country Park amphitheater, 812 Wallace Way, Grandview.

In discovering who God is, we, too, discover who we are

A friend of mine named Gary would often introduce himself to someone he didn’t know by saying, “Hi, my name is Frank. How do you like me so far?” It was such a ludicrous introduction that I couldn’t help but laugh.

Our common faith in Christ should guide us

Paul writes, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation.” [II Corinthians 5:17-18, TNIV]

Faith in 140 characters...more is needed

We live in a world that is increasingly calling for a barrage of shorter and shallower communication exchanges rather than meaningful discourse.