The congregation gathered for the first time this weekend after a fire destroyed the building a week ago. KARE 11 says prayers, singing, and a moment of silence highlighted Sunday's service at the Heart of the Beast Theater on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Members of the Walker Community Church will continue to meet at the theater for the remainder of the summer.
Restrictions in place as Emerald Ash Borer found in Sherburne County
The county is now the 36th in the state with a confirmed presence of the invasive insect.
Home that was scene of June standoff engulfed in fire
Authorities arrived to find the home fully ablaze.
Crosstown Hwy. 62 reopens as footage emerges of truck hitting bridge
The westbound lanes were closed in Edina from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night.
Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge
Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.
Minneapolis nonprofit celebrates anonymous donor's $1.5M gift
Appetite For Change is building sustainable, local food systems in North Minneapolis.
On the lam since 2007, suspect in MN murder case arrested in Florida
The suspect is one of three men connected to a fatal drive-by shooting on St. Paul's West Side.
Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries
The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.
Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller
The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 268 feet.
Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder
Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.
Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business
The business posted an announcement on its front door.
St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home
St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.
Minnesota, Wisconsin kids competing in USA Mullet Championships
The contest is divided into kids and teens divisions.
Investigators: Walker Church fire accidental
The fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis on May 27 was officially listed as “accidental” Tuesday. The most probable cause was lightning, an investigator wrote in a supplemental report obtained by the Star Tribune.
Audio: 'Mayday' calls from Minneapolis firefighters
Five firefighters became trapped on the third floor battling last week's fire at the Walker Community United Methodist Church. Fortunately, all five escaped the flames that destroyed the historic building. The fire remains under investigation.
'Church hoppers' drawn to multiple congregations
A small but growing group of Christians nationwide known as"church hoppers" worship at multiple Christian congregations, often of different denominations. Pastors say it can be tough to build relationships with the roving faithful – and they can't be counted on as much to give their time and money to a church.
Minnesota church group urges statewide day of prayer for Sikhs
The mass shooting Sunday at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. has prompted the Minnesota Conference of Churches to call for a statewide day of prayer. The council asked in a statement that Christians on Sunday pray for the victims and their family, take time to learn more about the Sikh religion, and find ways of "standing in solidarity" with the Sikh community.
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