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    Ketchikan mayor defends religious liberty, vows to veto gender identity ordinance

    After an emotional and somewhat philosophical discussion about gender identity, religious freedom and discrimination, the Ketchikan Borough Assembly voted 6-1 in favor of a...

    Another church refuses to follow Anchorage mayor’s restriction on group size

    Yet another prominent Anchorage church has chosen to remain open for communal worship in the face of Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s latest emergency order limiting...

    Republicans far more likely to attend church during COVID

    The more conservative one’s political views, the more comfortable they are with attending religious services over the past few months. Republicans and Democrats hold vastly...

    Prominent Alaska church defies mayor’s order restricting religious services

    Anchorage Baptist Temple is standing up to Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s latest emergency order that bans churches from having more than 15 people in...

    Alaska Attorney General supports high school coach’s right to pray on field

    Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson joined 21 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to the Ninth Circuit in support of a Washington state...

    Alaskans scramble to save historic church from falling off cliff

    One of the oldest churches in Alaska, and a spiritual treasure to Orthodox Alaska Natives, is on the verge of falling off a massive...

    Mayor’s latest emergency order again treats Anchorage churches as non-essential

    Update from editor: While the actual text of Mayor Berkowitz's latest emergency order makes no mention of churches or religious exemptions, his legal department...

    Governor to join Alaska pastors prayer rally for racial reconciliation

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy has agreed to join Alaskans in prayer to seek healing and racial reconciliation. The online prayer gathering will occur on July...

    Governor asks Alaskans to join National Day of Prayer

    They won’t physically gather in churches or city parks or banquet halls this year, but hundreds of Alaskans will join believers around the nation...

    Catholic churches reopen in northern Alaska with health measures in place

    Following updated health mandates released last week by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Catholic parishes across northern Alaska have begun to hold religious services, including distribution...

    Alaska churches improvise avant-garde Easter

    From drive-in services, online worship and heavily sanitized prayer walks, Alaska Christians are preparing to celebrate Christ’s triumph over death and sin amid the...

    Governor to hold ‘Day of Prayer and Hope’ for Alaska

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy is inviting Alaskans to seek divine assistance in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On April 10, which is Good Friday,...

    Christian outreach donates planeload of medical supplies for rural Alaska

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy accepted nearly 18,000 pounds of needed medical supplies from Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian ministry with a long history of serving rural...

    Dunleavy working with churches to ensure Holy Week events are safe

    Governor Mike Dunleavy is in conversation with pastors and ministers across Alaska to address their concerns about holding religious services during the COVID-19 outbreak. During...

    OPINION: Closing our churches reveals a ‘sanitary dictatorship’

    Alaska’s pot stores and abortion clinics remain open, but our churches are closed. While we are told that we can’t risk spreading this disease...

    Most Alaska Christians going without the Lord’s Supper

    Hundreds of churches in Alaska and millions around the world have suspended what most Christians cherish as one of the highest forms of communion...

    Faith leaders join forces to serve Alaskans during COVID-19 crisis

    Pastors, priests and religious leaders across Alaska are joining forces to provide outreach, supplies and services to Alaskans most affected by the social and...

    Alaska Governor’s Prayer Breakfast cancelled

    The Alaska Governor’s Prayer Breakfast (AK-GPB)has been canceled due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. It had been scheduled for March 28 in...

    More Alaska churches restrict events amid fear of COVID-19

    Alaska’s faith communities are a state of flux as pastors struggle with whether to keep churches open for Sunday worship and mid-week ministries. A growing...

    Alaska churches disrupted, closed over coronavirus

    In the wake of the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Alaska, churches across the state either closed or adapted their services this past...

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