The Chosen sees record numbers after launching Season 4

It was a successful launch for The Chosen Season 4. 

Since debuting on June 2, The Chosen app climbed to the #1 overall app in the Apple TV App Store. It also hit the #2 spot in the mobile iOS App Store. 

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Brightening pathways: Local realtor brings community together with sidewalk chalk

A local realtor has found a fun way to build community, create memories, and spread cheer.

On Thursday, June 14, Nicole Hacault and her team will host Chalk It Up, inviting people living in River Park South to decorate their community path with sidewalk chalk. 

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Steinbach food bank sees spike in donations following urgent appeal

Donations of cereal and cake mix have been flowing into the food bank in Steinbach. 

This follows a call for help which was issued two weeks ago by South East Helping Hands. 

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Bracelet stand returns, with lemonade, to carry on legacy of Winkler resident Alitta James

Last year, young Everly James lost her grandmother to cancer.

Since making bracelets is something the two enjoyed doing together, Everly turned their hobby into a fundraiser in honour of Alitta James.

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Winnipeggers join together to help military family reunite with stolen dog

Winnipeggers showed their true colours over the weekend, helping a military family reunite with their dog after it was stolen. 

On Saturday, while travelling from Ontario to Alberta, the family stopped in Winnipeg, only to have their vehicle broken into and their crated dog, along with some identification and a few personal belongings stolen. 

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'My heart so happy, happy': Seven-year-old boy thankful for support of lemonade stand

A Winnipeg family is overwhelmed following the success of a lemonade stand sale they hosted over the weekend.

This is a tradition that Sabrina Gamey's daughter started back in 2019. She wanted to do something to give back to the Children's Rehabilitation Foundation after they helped her younger brother, Spencer. 

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Hope Centre Ministries support people with disabilities, build relationships with God and community

A Winnipeg ministry is passionate about helping people with disabilities grow their faith, as well as support caregiver parents. 

"We are an organization right here in Winnipeg and we are all about spiritual care and belonging for people with disabilities," says Shellie Power, the Executive Director at Hope Centre Ministries. "That means we facilitate as many different opportunities that will give individuals with disabilities a unique offering of places and times where they can connect with God, their faith, build relationships with other people, and also learn about the gifts they've been created with."

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'God has things in store for our children this year': Winnipeg camp director returns from life-changing bike trek

A local camp director who biked 1,300 kilometres from Winnipeg to Calgary is back home. 

On May 25, Kristen Schulz, interim camp director for Calvary Temple, set out on the road in hopes of raising funds to send kids to camp for free this year. 

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Winnipeg scouts gear up for the trip of a lifetime

A few local scouts from First Sun Valley Scouts Troop are going to be packing their bags for the trip of a lifetime. 

Currently, two scout leaders and four scout members (age 11/12) from our troop are planning on representing Manitoba and Canada in general at the 26th Australian Jamboree in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia from January 6th-15th 2025.

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'God reached me': Prison inmate shares powerful encounter

When a man with a face full of tattoos stepped into prison and met his cellmate, he didn't think it meant he would also meet the Lord. However, that's exactly what happened. 

"I had an encounter with the Holy Spirit when I was in jail," an inmate shares in a video on Instagram. 

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Francesca Battistelli announces birth of 7th child

After a series of wild events, Christian artist Francesca Battistelli is introducing the world to her seventh child. 

"I’ve been quiet here because we have been soaking in almost five days with our newest SON!" says Battistelli on Facebook. 

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'We are truly feeling the hand of God's protection,' says Darlingford area resident after tornado rips through yard

"God is good," said Janet Hildebrand as she and her family survey the damage left by a tornado that whipped through the Darlingford area Wednesday evening.

"This morning, everything feels a little bit surreal and boxed in, because all of the big trees are down around the house," she explained. 

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'Love giving back': Manitoba Realtors participate in historic Habitat for Humanity build

Several Manitoba Realtors gathered in Transcona Thursday to participate in a special Habitat for Humanity build. 

As part of the national Realtors Care Days program, Manitoba Real Estate Association members participated in a team build day, working on Habitat for Humanity Manitoba's largest development in history. 

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