Powerful Message at Interfaith Service

EUGENE, Ore. — All different types of religions gathered Wednesday night for an interfaith prayer service. It’s a service that started 12 years ago after the 9/11 attacks. The First Christian Church holds the service every month on the 11th. Every September 11, the event holds even more meaning. During the service a man sang … Continue reading »

9/11 Interfaith Prayer Service

EUGENE, Ore. — An interfaith prayer service will provide an opportunity for people to reflect on the lives lost in the September 11 attacks. Those of all faith communities are invited to pray for peace in the future while remembering the event. The prayer service runs from 7-8 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 1166 … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Open Fifth Day in a Row

EUGENE, Ore. — The recent surge of cold weather is keeping volunteers busy at the Egan Warming Centers, and they may not get a break for a couple more nights. The warming centers are set to open again Monday night. It’s the fifth day in a row the centers have been open, marking the longest … Continue reading »

Egan Warming Center Makes Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — It will be another cold night Friday and volunteers at the Egan Warming Centers are working to make sure the homeless population won’t be left out on the streets. The group missed out on a below-freezing night last week. Egan Warming Center coordinators and volunteers say they feel horrible about missing out … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Closed Despite Cold Temp

EUGENE, Ore. — Controversy is heating up over Egan Warming Centers. KEZI 9 News viewers called us asking how it could be that the centers remained closed Wednesday night despite temperatures being well below their stipulation of 30 degrees. The temperature dropped as low as 20 degrees–that’s the coldest it’s been in about a year. … Continue reading »