michael gatlin

Congregants Worship In-Person Again for Easter Sunday Services

While the first in-person Easter service in a year looks different, church leaders said it's still a breath of fresh spring air

DULUTH, Minn.- Churches and other Christian-centered community groups got together to celebrate Easter Sunday in-person again, after last year’s were pushed online due to pandemic-related shutdowns. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz allowed places of worship to reopen at limited capacity last May, but that was after Easter of 2020. So for many area congregations, this Easter was the first they’ve been…

Blessing Bikes at Vineyard Church in Duluth

Annual event ushering in motorcycle riding season held.

DULUTH, Minn.- During Motorcycle Awareness Month, hundreds of bikers from as far as Rochester came together at the Vineyard Church in Duluth, to hold the annual Blessing of the Bikes. The music blares, as young and old scarf down baked beans and barbecue. At first glance it’s a typical Memorial Day Weekend Barbecue outside Vineyard church. “It’s something that I…

New Eastside Church Open for Holy Business

Vineyard Church Holds Grand Opening

DULUTH, Minn.-¬†After a year and a half the Duluth Vineyard Church welcomed people for their first Sunday Mass. The church opened in partnership with Duluth Congregation Church. The Vineyard says having a smaller, more intimate location than their Arrowhead church, breathes new life into the community. “It’s just so exciting to us, and I think inviting people into a new…