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St. John’s Abbey To Celebrate Church’s 50 Years

The monks of St. John’s Abbey celebrate on Sunday the 50th anniversary of the dedication of their famous Abbey and University Church in Collegeville.

10/23/2011

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Fortunes Down, Bachmann Looks To Evangelical Vote

Michele Bachmann surged into the Republican presidential race by preaching tea party fiscal conservatism. Now, as she struggles to remain relevant, the Minnesota congresswoman is trying to rally the evangelical voters who have powered most of her political career.

10/07/2011

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Man Celebrates 70 Years As Church Organist

Church organist Donald Benedett has outlasted “at least a dozen pastors” and is on his third organ at his congregation near St. Charles.

10/03/2011

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Fire That Destroyed Minneapolis Church Ruled Arson

A huge fire that destroyed an old church in Minneapolis has been ruled an arson, according to the Minneapolis Fire Department.

09/12/2011

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Elk River Church’s Practices Stirs Controversy

On Friday night, dozens of families are expected to discuss how they believe a church in the north metro has too much control. On its website, The Crossing in Elk River states it is “A church for people who don’t do church.”

09/07/2011

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Church Volunteer Charged With Sexually Abusing Boy

A long-time youth ministry volunteer for a church in Maplewood has been charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.

08/16/2011

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Church Volunteers To Clean Up Mpls. Tornado Debris

Volunteers from various Twin Cities faith communities will help clean up north Minneapolis after last month’s deadly tornado.

06/02/2011

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Charges: Woman Stole From Church, Possessed Drugs

A 34-year-old Hastings woman is accused of stealing music equipment from a South St. Paul church, pawning it off and also possessing drugs, according to charges field on Dakota County District Court on Friday.

05/27/2011

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Presbyterians Clear Way For Gay Clergy

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is poised to abolish a celibacy requirement for gay and lesbian clergy, after decades of debate that has divided the denomination and split Protestants worldwide.

05/10/2011

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Small Minn. Church Meal Program Back In Business

A small church that had to halt its community meal program is serving dinners again after a massive fundraising effort.

04/29/2011

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Man Charged After Allegedly Pouring Urine On Altar

A Lakeville man has been charged with criminal damage to property after police say he poured urine onto an altar.

04/12/2011

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Purse From Church

Hopkins police are looking for a woman they say stole a volunteer’s purse from a local church office and went on a $3,000 spending spree.

03/24/2011

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Wis. Presbyterians Weigh In On Gay Clergy

Presbyterians from central and northeastern Wisconsin will weigh in Saturday on the national debate over gay clergy.

02/11/2011

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Good Question: How Many Of Us Go To Church?

In a tough economy, many have speculated that church attendance would increase because people are turning to a higher power for help. But is that what really happens? How many of us go to church?

02/10/2011

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Movie Theater Church Gets Sunday Sneak Preview

There’s a special sneak preview this weekend of services at a new evangelical church in Coon Rapids that’s setting up shop in a movie theater.

02/06/2011

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