Faith

Folsom Muslim group opens doors to community

The Muslim Community of Folsom will have an Open House Lunch event this weekend to introduce themselves to the public. “This is an event three decades in the making, going b ...

Church volunteers roll up sleeves to build homes

More than 250 volunteers from Rolling Hills Church in El Dorado Hills made the long trek to a small town outside of Tijuana last month to build homes for those in need. Rob Philli ...

Counter-protestors show up to support Granite Bay High theater students

Love and hate were potentially going to battle it out Thursday evening at Granite Bay High School as theater students prepared to perform “The Laramie Project” inside a ...

Chanukah Wonderland returns to Folsom

Community members can come together for the 7th Annual Chanukah Wonderland. The Chanukah celebration that will serve as a preparation to the actual holiday, from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, ...

About 300 Folsom, El Dorado Hills area Mormons retrace steps of pioneers

Adults and youths from local chapters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints got an opportunity to experience the hardships and victories facing the Mormon immigrants w ...

Mt. Olive Church welcomes new pastor

On Sunday, July 14, , the Rev. Ryan Hochgrebe will be installed as the new resident pastor for Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 320 Montrose Dr., Folsom. The worship service of praise ...

From Where I Sit: Thinking about Christian apologetics

I teach at Capital Bible College in Sacramento. Next year they will become a satellite campus of Northwest University based out of Seattle. Admitting my bias, I highly recommend an ...

From Where I Sit: Tragedy, reflection and resilience surround Boston Marathon bombing

Last week was quite the emotional roller coaster for all Americans, even those who did not physically suffer the effects of what in my eyes at least is nothing less than someone el ...

From Where I Sit: True Christianity starts in the heart

For the Christian, the Bible is the book that introduces us to God and His Gospel. In it we discover who Jesus is, what he came to do and why it matters. In addition, the Bible te ...

Volunteerism benefits local schools, groups

The Assist Local Foundation held an Impact Serve day on Saturday focusing on numerous projects and organizations around the region. One of those was Theodore Judah Elementary Schoo ...

From Where I Sit: Eternal life in our mortal bodies

I am sitting here writing this on a laptop that Carol gave me in 2004. It’s been through the ringer. The technological landscape has changed in nine years to the point that, ...

From Where I Sit: Baseball cards are not just for kids

One of the first steps out of a problem is realizing that you have one. I thought the chains were broken, but here lately, just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in and i ...

From Where I Sit: Has anyone seen my glasses, pen or $20?

From time to time all of us lose things – temporarily or forever, expensive or cheap. In the past, I used to get obsessive about trying to find even the smallest things that ...

From Where I Sit: Festering about sequestering

Isn’t it funny how a word can worm its way into our vocabulary and suddenly it’s all we hear? Where’s that “fiscal cliff’ we heard so much about? For ...

From Where I Sit: Prayer is as natural as breathing

Someone once defined prayer as “the verbal part of our relationship with God.” Like most definitions, it is not intended to say all that there is to say about the subje ...