Faith

Lincoln's homeless could use a friendly smile

To donate money to The Salt Mine that will be used to buy food, mail the donation to P.O. Box 155, Lincoln, Ca. 95648; go online to thesaltminelincoln.com; or visit the facility be ...

It’s easy to help others this holiday season and every season

Have you ever read the book or seen the movie “A Christmas Carol?” It’s the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, written by Charles Dickens in 1843. Although written in 1843, it has s ...

Holiday traditions continue, new and old

Lincoln is neither Mayberry nor Bedford Falls. Nevertheless, they share a common and very desirable feature. It is a small town providing the essence of values and traditions t ...

An eye-opening view of Africa

By Evan Rendes Special to The News Messenger When and where a time of extraordinary significance takes place, it is possible to miss the entire point. It is possible to be a pa ...

Night of Nativities set for next Friday, Saturday

Preparations are under way for Lincoln’s eight annual “Night of Nativities on Dec. 10 and 11, hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the church on O Stree ...

A special poem for the holiday season

The Christmas tree star Christmas is my happiest time of the year I’m the star on top of a tree where I can hear Joyful remembrances as decorations are hung And the blend ...

Christian athletes welcome Brent Jones

All Pro 49er tight end Brent Jones spoke to the new Lincoln Hills Fellowship of Christian Athletes last week. Brent received first team college All American Honors in football an ...

Calendar

Thursday, July 8 - Lincoln Rotary – Meets at noon on Thursday at the Women’s Club, 499 E Street (corner of Fifth and E streets) in Lincoln. Come join us and learn about Rotary. ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Placer County getting its first Jewish community center

For Rabbi Yossi Korik, the reality of Placer County’s first Chabad house took a step forward during the April 11 groundbreaking ceremony at 4410 Douglas Blvd. Despite the torren ...

Church displays Dead Sea Scroll fragments

GRANITE BAY — When a pastor at a local church saw fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls in person, he knew he had to bring this archaeological treasure to Granite Bay. So he did. ...

Community Briefs

The musical “Little Shop of Horrors” will be performed by the Del Oro High School drama department at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 11, 12 and 13. Tickets, availab ...

Black switches from the pulpit to producer

Edward Black, a Lincoln pastor at Arena Church, began production on a new reality documentary dubbed “Paladin Nights: District 9.” Although based in South Sacramento, parts ...

Celebrating different cultures this season

Paraphrasing the words of legendary crooner Perry Como, Lincoln’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Every day this week, I saw more and more residents in the downtown area ...

Easy to give thanks, when appreciating what we have

Millions of Americans have been unhappy this past year as bleak economic news continued almost daily about vanishing jobs and jeopardized mortgages. And just as many Americans hav ...