The North Dakota Public Service
What do the Jewish Passover and Jesus’ last supper have in common? Victory Lutheran Church will host Danielle Stavi of “Jews for Jesus” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19. She will explain the connection between the events of the first Passover in Egypt and the redemption that Jesus accomplished, as well as the deep bond between the ancient Passover feast and the Christian communion celebration today.
The Healing Rooms of Jamestown, a nonprofit Christ-centered ministry, is focused on prayer for healing of physical, emotional and spiritual needs, as well as illnesses. Healing Rooms are open from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday each month at 429 2nd St. SW No. 209. in Jamestown. Prayer is offered with no charge, and freewill donations are accepted.
Jamestown First Assembly has a small group for young families that meets each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at the church. This small group focuses on the journey of life, marriage and family. The current topics covered explore the vital role of community, how God created marriage to be a discipline and motivation to reflect Jesus, how to live in financial freedom, how to lead your family closer to Jesus and more. Nursery and classes for children of all ages are also available. Jamestown First Assembly is located at 1720 8th Ave. SW, Jamestown.
The fifth in a series of six ecumenical Lenten services will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at New Hope Free Lutheran Church. The overall theme of these services is “The Seven Last Words of Christ (on the cross). The topic at this, the fifth week of services, will be “I Thirst.” The Rev. Lucinda Lien, pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church will be the guest speaker. The event will begin with a simple lunch slated to begin at 11:30 a.m. with the prayer service to begin at 12:15 p.m.
The next Jamestown Community Prayer meeting with be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5234th Ave SE. All are welcome.
The University of Jamestown baseball team swept Dordt College Thursday night with a 9-6 and 15-1 victory at the Tucson Invite. The Jimmies got off to a hot start in game 1 with four runs in the second and scored five runs over the final three innings. Jaden Tackley, Kory Wolden and Pete Pennylegion combined to hit 7-for-10 with seven RBIs in the victory. In game 2, the Jimmies got out to a big lead with 11 runs during the last four innings. Jamestown continues play down in Ari. with a doubleheader against Bethesda University of California today.
Sampson honorable mention All-American University of Jamestown's Leighton Sampson has been selected honorable mention All-American in NAIA Division II men's basketball. Sampson, a 6-foot-6 senior forward, posted per-game averages of 18.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocks for the 20-10 Jimmies this past season. Sampson, a native of Worthington, Minn., transferred to Jamestown from Dordt College for his senior season.
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A convicted sex offender has moved to Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Gary Lee Amyotte, 54, lives at 2605 Circle Drive, CTC House, North Dakota State Hospital. Amyotte is described as an American Indian male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 217 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair. Amyotte has been assigned a high risk assessment by the North Dakota risk level committee, Office of the Attorney General.