mission trip

Sarah Branchaud, 17, said she would love to return By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Sarah Branchaud, 17, recently traveled to Macedonia with Ambassadors In Missions (AIM). She was one of about 20 people, all from Minnesota who went to experience the people, the culture and to help others grow in their faith, while helping themselves to [...]

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Members of three Minnesota churches travel to help indigenous tribe in Copper Canyon, Mexico  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Seventeen people traveled to Copper Canyon, Mexico in March to work on a school and orphanage for children belonging to the Tarahumara people. The travelers hailed from Staples, Alexandria and Lincoln. “The Tarahumara are descendants of the [...]

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Need of central Jamaican village contrasts with coastal affluence  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   Three Little Falls Community High School students from three different area congregations joined parents, grandparents and a small group of people from Wisconsin to participate in a week-long mission trip to central Jamaica earlier in March. Sophomore Abby Segler and [...]

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Parkers also serve as foster parents, take mission trips and build Habitat homes By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Chuck and Kathy Parker both grew up in Long Prairie, but never imagined they would own a Christmas tree farm not far from there. Chuck farmed with his father and after he and Kathy married, they bought the [...]

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