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 clarified on July 23 that churches will be allowed to operate under a previous order which
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has agreed to join Alaskans in prayer to seek healing and racial reconciliation. The online prayer gathering will occur on July 16 and will be hosted by Alaska churches and ministries. “Let us mobilize all pastors, prayer warriors, and
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 to bow their heads and turn to God during the National Day of Prayer. Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a proclamation
Following updated health mandates released last week by Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Catholic parishes across northern Alaska have begun to hold religious services, including distribution of communion. A letter published on April 28 by Fairbanks Bishop Chad Zielinski
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 dark shadow of COVID-19. With Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s announcement that churches could hold
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, the governor will host “Alaska’s Day of Prayer and Hope,” in which Alaskans across faith traditions
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 Alaskans. The donation arrived April 6 on a DC-8 aircraft from North Carolina that landed at
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 his April 3 press conference, he emphasized the need for people to stay six feet
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 with more than 10 people in a room, this apparently doesn’t apply to getting high or pulling unborn children
Hundreds of churches in Alaska and millions around the world have suspended what most Christians cherish as one of the highest forms of communion with Christ – the Lord’s Supper. Due to concern over spreading coronavirus, churches across Alaska have
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