Committees working to find solutions to aid Billings’ downtown transient and homeless populations made announcements Wednesday that could prove to be game-changers.
The Montana Rescue Mission has the building. Harvest Church has the band of willing volunteers.
Suzanne Moran, Harvest Church outreach director, talks outside the Community Center, which the church, in cooperation with the Montana Rescue Mission, is opening at 2804 Minnesota Ave. to offer a place for the homeless to find shelter, snacks and guidance.
Billings-based congregation has been using Butte High auditorium
TerraBeth Jochems’ students use colored letter tiles in her reading classes at Harvest Church in Billings.TerraBeth Jochems’ students use colored letter tiles in her reading classes at Harvest Church in Billings.
TeraBeth Jochems provides specialized tutoring to Alec and Ty D’Aigneau, left to right. Jochems takes on the toughest cases, the students who are falling far behind their peers — usually despite other interventions — and are in danger of never catching up.
Many students of TerraBeth Jochems have been diagnosed with a reading disability in which the brain has trouble connecting language sounds and symbols. Jochems herself was diagnosed with dyslexia as a child.
TerraBeth Jochems helps Ty and Alec D’Aigneau learn to read during a special summer tutoring session put on through a grant from the Billings Exchange Club.
Harvest Church in the Heights will be hosting “Elk Fever” on Aug. 9 to celebrate the upcoming 2014 elk hunting season; to educate hunters; and to expose families and the community to fun elk hunting activities.
Organizers at Castle Rock Park's Celebrate Freedom event on Friday expected between 10,000 and 15,000 people to show up for the fireworks.
It was the sixth-hottest Fourth of July in Billings history, but that didn't seem to bother eight-year-old Taya Johnson much.
Harvest Church has decided to address the “Elephant in the Room,” and the Billings church is doing it in a big way.
After more than a dozen people had spoken respectfully and yet passionately about whether the city should return a $100,000 letter of credit to the Oasis Water Park, Mayor Tom Hanel had this to say to those who gathered to see how the Billings City Council would vote Monday: “Ladies and gent…
The Billings City Council will be asked Monday to return a $100,000 reserve to the Better Billings Foundation to help the organization install another waterslide at the Oasis Water Park.
Harvest Church isn’t expanding its online presence just to reach members of the Millennial generation.
As another photographer hangs a balloon loaded with flour, photographer Bob Ruble composes his photo at the high-speed photography station during the Billings Camera Club’s “photo safari.
Photographers Bob Jones, left, and Larry Robson photograph a balloon loaded with flour popping at the high-speed photography station at the Billings Camera Club’s “photo safari” at Harvest Church.
Photographers, from left, Dennis Herning, Carolyn Jones, Steve Lutke and Phil Bell photograph smoke rising from incense at a station at the Billings Camera Club’s “photo safari” at Harvest Church.
Photographers, from left, Dennis Herning, Carolyn Jones and Steve Lutke photograph smoke rising from incense at a station set up in Harvest Church for a Billings Camera Club “photo safari.”
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