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Monroe County Christian School growing

Since Monroe County Christian School first opened its doors four years ago, its student body has quadrupled in size. Leaders attribute this growth to the...

Ss. Peter & Paul rectory restoration underway

Thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, the priests at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo will soon have a private chapel...

Singing Cowboy survives scare

As co-founder of the Randolph County Cowboy Church, Terry Roberson is no stranger to sharing his faith.  Yet, a recent COVID scare inspired him to...

Immaculate Conception turns 175

Over its 175 years, many local Catholics have called Immaculate Conception Church in Columbia home.  As the parish celebrates its demisemiseptcentennial, it is reflecting on...

Grammy winning singer coming to Waterloo

Nationally renowned, Grammy winning artist David Phelps has graced well-known venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.  Now, he is making his...

Girl Scout project brings gaga ball to church

A popular game at a St. Paul United Church of Christ camp has arrived in Waterloo thanks to one Girl Scout earning her Silver...

Valmeyer parish turning 100

From fish fry Fridays to “The Bell” that has moved with the parish from old to new Valmeyer, St. Mary Catholic Church has been...

New church hosting back to school bash

After approximately a year-long delay because of COVID-19, Truth Church Waterloo is excited to host its first back to school bash.  At Saturday’s event, the...

Church completes pioneering project

St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia recently finished installing solar panels on its buildings, making it the first house of worship in Monroe...

Churches, USDA give away food

For the second time this year, two Waterloo churches recently gave away boxes of food.  First Baptist Church and Redeemer Church partnered to distribute approximately...

Food pantries in need of restock

Monroe County’s food pantries are working to restock before Christmas after helping families during one of the busiest holidays, and years, in recent memory. “It’s...

COVID experiences shared

While many questions still surround the novel coronavirus, we know that it affects people differently.  Two Monroe County residents who had relatively mild cases of...
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