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WASHINGTON — Church leaders urged Congress to pass voting rights legislation, a $15 minimum wage and permanent expansion of the child tax credit during a Thursday briefing on Capitol Hill. “Poverty is a political choice,” said the Reverend Dr. William Barbierco-chairman of the Poor People’s Campaign, told lawmakers. Barber, who is the pastor of Greenleaf …

AUSTINTOWN – Wade V. Schisler, 93, died Monday evening, September 19, 2022, at Hospice House. He was born on March 11, 1929, the son of Charles and Sarah Minck Schisler. Wade graduated from Austintown Fitch High School in 1947. After graduation, he served in the military during the Korean conflict. Wade …

EDWARDSVILLE — Dizzy Atmosphere will perform at Moussalli’s Prime, 7415 Illinois Route 143, Edwardsville from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. Collectively influenced by a range of American (Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang, Stuff Smith), European (Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli) and Latin (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Xavier Cugat) artists, Dizzy Atmosphere demonstrates an enormous variety …

Joseph Paul Babb, Sr., 77, of Monroe died September 13, 2022. Joseph was born in Dennison, Texas on October 4, 1944. He was predeceased by his parents, Carl and Fay (Tatum) Babb of Lawrenceville; brother, Jack Babb; stepfather and stepmother, James and June Webb of Good Hope. He is survived by his beloved wife, Gwen …

Six months after a Pentecostal pastor won a religious freedom case at the United Nations, Belarusian politicians are trying to deny citizens the right to appeal to the intergovernmental body. Human rights organizations prevent Legislation being considered this fall ‘will close one of the last avenues to seek justice for human rights abuses’ in the …

The book launch took place during the 11th WCC Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany. Tveit, Presiding Bishop of the Church of Norway and former WCC general secretary, reflects on a volume that sketches an ecumenical movement, reveals a horizon of hope and illuminates many of our most pressing global challenges. In the video, Tveit explains how, …

The Nodaway Chorale will kick off its fall rehearsal season at 7 p.m., Monday, September 12, at First Christian Church, Third and Buchanan Streets, Maryville. Rehearsals, in preparation for a December holiday concert, will continue from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday at the same location. The Nodaway Chorale is a non-profit, non-auditioning co-ed choir …

Note: Due to the ever-changing coronavirus pandemic, check with your church to see times have changed since our deadline. Thank You All notices of religious events and services must be emailed to [email protected] by Wednesday noon. We will not accept faxes or hard copies. Bethlehem Church: 4 Westtown Road, Thornton, www.BeBethlehem.com All are welcome to …

VATICAN – The service of the Pontifical Missionary Union: “Christian proclamation and formation for a totally missionary Church” Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – “In recent years, the activities of animation, formation and missionary awareness of the Pontifical Missionary Union (UPM) have intensified, culminating in the Extraordinary Missionary Month 2019, which continues to have a strong …

EDWARDSVILLE – The National Corn and Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at SIUE will host an educational conference titled The Honey Bee and You and Me from 1:15-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7. The guest speaker is Johnny Murdock, program director for the St. Clair Beekeepers Association. The purpose of the St. Clair Beekeepers Association is …

The Johnson County community will have the chance to celebrate their faith and the creative spirit that comes with it at a unique event scheduled for mid-September. A group of local residents partnered with area churches to organize an evangelistic campaign in downtown Greenwood. Art, music, preaching and more come together for an afternoon of …

Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival returns for 43rd year, second year downtown Posted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 One of Winchester’s favorite traditions, the Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival, will return to the city center for its 43rd edition on Labor Day weekend, September 3-4 Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival committee member Erika O’Brien said …

Americana at its best returned to the heart of Canby this weekend, as the annual Cutsforth’s Cruise-In brought over 700 meticulously preserved hot rods and other classic cars to its traditional setting of Wait Park and surrounding streets. Organized by Frank Cutsforth and Cutsforth’s Market, along with the local classic car community and other organisations, …

NORTHERN TOWNSHIP – History isn’t all facts and figures, according to Doug Wechter. It is a story and a source of pride for a community. Wechter, vice-president of the North Canton Heritage Society and a 1980 graduate of St. Paul Catholic Schoolrecently organized a class donation of a centennial plaque to their alma mater. “It’s …

In the city of Sopot in northern Poland, a group of Ukrainian Christians joined their fellow refugees in the town square. As the Ukrainian anthem played from a loudspeaker, a lone blue and yellow flag was raised above the small crowd – many of them women and children. Attendees watched in silence, some filming with …

On the morning of August 18, 2022, Karen Jane Wells of Coffeyville, Kansas died at her home with her family present at the age of 81. Chester and Dorothy Mills welcomed Karen into this world on December 4, 1940 in Winfield, Kansas. While attending Sedan High School, Karen met the love of her life, Richard …

Col. Philip A. Walker, Jr (Retired), 84, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Gibson City, died Friday, August 12, 2022 at 6:45 a.m. EST in Bradenton, Fla. Masonic services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at First Christian Church in Gibson City. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. …

Review: Jacob’s younger brother Jewish-Christian relations after Vatican II By Karma Ben Johanan (Harvard UniversityPress) Buy at Bookshop.org It is a book that gives food for thought. He says that many Christians professing a pluralistic openness to Jews and contemporary Judaism may be more interested in easing their guilt than anything else, and many Jewish …

With a blend of Christianity and local Chinese culture, a tulou The church (a walled and fortified earthen building) in Fujian being rebuilt becomes a popular tourist attraction during the summer tourist season. Last Thursday, more than 50 believers from Shandong, Jilin and Fuzhou in Fujian gathered at a round earthen church in Yongding District, …

The first sermon by the first female pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Salt Lake City touched on a topic that deeply concerns women around the world, but is often glossed over from the pulpit: sexual assault. On August 7, Reverend Jamie White stood before her new congregants in the historic red sandstone church …

60 years ago August 23, 1962 Two of the seven candidates for the Marion County Fairgrounds Queen are Donna Jost, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. June Jost, sponsored by the Marion Kiwanis Club, and Deanna Kay Klenda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Klenda, sponsored by the Marion’s Chamber of Commerce. Paul Behrendt is pictured …

“O nata lux de lumine, Jesu redemptor saeculi.” These are the words that emanated from my Sony boombox when I was a child. I didn’t know what the choir was singing, I didn’t understand the language, but the heavenly sounds soothed my heart. It was Latin anthem set to music by Morten Lauridsen with the …

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. The skate park that stood empty on DeBuys Road in Gulfport. lauren walck [email protected] File Nice report The Sun Herald provided a factual, fair and respectful report on two …

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Simple minded is a para-ecclesiastical ministry “on celibacy, for everyone”. It all started in 2018, when Dani Treweek, Founding Director and President, saw an opportunity to equip and teach a particular group of people. Sam Allberry, a pastor, lecturer and writer from the UK, was visiting Australia and Treweek invited him to speak at a …

– Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Looking back, looking ahead.” – Presbyterian Church of Cadiz: “Whose will they be? » www.CadizPresbyterian.org. – Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church, Steubenville: “A good escape plan.” – Christ United Methodist Church, East Springfield: “The Training Effect.” – Finley United Methodist Church, Steubenville: “Faith Profiles: Moses”, morning …

By HOLLY MEYER and PETER SMITH, Associated Press When Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous groups on Canadian soil this week, he will make another push to heal the wrongs inflicted in Church-run residential schools — and add to the Catholic Church’s growing register of atonement. for past transgressions. Like the papacy, major Protestant leaders also …

(RNS) – Rahel Daulay, a Methodist who had traveled from Indonesia, was explaining the proper way to dance while singing a hymn she had brought from Southeast Asia – bending her knees slightly “to humble herself ” and turning to his neighbors, palms joined to the chest. Then turn forward, raise your arms and hold …

TOANO — New Kent teenager Jenna Grace King would have turned 33 next month. Instead, a festival will be held in his honor for the 15th time. “It’s surreal,” said Jenna’s mother, Melanie King, who started the Jenna Bash Festival shortly after her daughter’s death. The event, which always takes place in August, Jenna’s birth …

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Asking for prayers ahead of his July 24-29 visit to Canada, Pope Francis described the trip as a “penitential pilgrimage” as part of a commitment to healing and reconciliation with the indigenous peoples of the country. “Unfortunately, in Canada, many Christians, including some members of religious institutes, have contributed to policies …

“I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy.” — Acts 2:17 The late William F. Buckley described the mission of his conservative magazine, national review, thus: “A conservative is someone who stands against the tide of history by shouting Stop. »* Buckley didn’t care much when …

07/14/2022 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – To the surprise of some, Iran is home to one of the most persecuted Christian communities in the world. Led by the tough hand of Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian authorities continue to repress Christians across the country, adding to a history of persecution that dates back to …

Don’t miss any story. Follow AG news! Send this message One Sunday morning in 2011, in the middle of worship, Pastor David A. Bennett said he heard a voice behind him speaking in his left ear: I call you to be a missionary in the village of the university district. “It shook me to …

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a statement outside 10 Downing Street in central London on July 7, 2022. – Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned as leader of the Conservative Party on Thursday, after three tumultuous years in office head scarred by Brexit negotiations, COVID-19 lockdowns and growing scandals. | JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty …

Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon, Pathway Plaza, 1905 W. Morton Ave. Prices vary. | Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until October 31. Link cards accepted. Gift of products and bakery: 9 a.m. to noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County. Free lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation …

Our daughter, Paris Nicole Carmona, died suddenly at the age of 17 from an intracerebral cerebral hemorrhage after bravely fighting for 2 weeks in intensive care. Paris was born on August 26, 2004 in Dodge City, Kansas to Shawn and Kelly (Schroeder) Carmona and his proud older brother, Roman. Paris had a brilliant mind, a …

Why are we surprised that SC judges cite dark age laws to justify their elimination of civil rights? Interpreting the Constitution The Brennan CenterMichael Waldman “Judge William J. Brennan Jr. chastised early arguments for originality in the 1980s. “We current judges read the Constitution the only way we can: as twentieth-century Americans century,” he said …

While some groups have resumed meetings, others’ times may have changed due to pandemic restrictions. It is recommended to contact the group in advance to verify details. Any changes to meeting times can be emailed to [email protected] ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS 217-370-4002 Jacksonville locations: • First Baptist Church1701 Mound Ave. Wheelchair accessible. • Club HOW638 S.Church St. …

Mike “Mileage” Harrison: 1954 – 2022 Mike died on June 19, 2022. Mike was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on July 25, 1954. He moved to Casper, Wyoming in 1964. Mike married Katherine Jean in January 2007. Mike is predeceased by his wife, Kathy Harrison; mother, Erma Harrison; father, John Linegar; his sister, Barbara Diane Burgstrom, …

Last week, the FBI raided three churches associated with the House of Prayer Christian Church in Texas and Georgia after allegations that churches committed fraud against veterans using a “seminary school.” Churches, according to the FBI, would encourage veterans to apply for VA disability compensation and then collect it from them through “tithes.” Several student …

This study was commissioned by a Christian abortion alternative organization called Care Net, and conducted by a Christian research organization called Lifeway. There is no doubt that the Christian community is the driving force behind the anti-abortion movement in America. A Pew Research Center review of outside literature tells us what the position of major …

William L. Wilson William “Bill” L. Wilson, died Monday, June 20, 2022 at Carle BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. Bill’s Life Service Celebration will be held on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. at College Park Christian Church, Normal with Pastor Brent Salm officiating. After the service, military rites will be conducted by the Bloomington/Normal …

1935 – 2022 The funeral of Sarah Foster Mickle, 86, of LaGrange will be held at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time) on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Caleb Nicholson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Mrs. Mickle died Thursday, June 16, 2022 …

On Sunday, the faithful will commemorate and celebrate June 19 during their worship. Throughout the day there will be colorful parades, coast-to-coast music festivals, tours of historic sites, large gatherings within local communities, team sports and many barbecues. However, many will start the day with a long-standing tradition: worship. These lyrics, from “The contraband song: …

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A new Florida law banning abortion after 15 weeks with some exceptions violates Jewish religious freedom rights in addition to the privacy protections of the state constitution, a synagogue claims in a trial. The lawsuit filed by Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor of Boynton Beach argues that the law that takes effect …

BLOUNTVILLE – Norman R. Browder, 81, of Blountville, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 10, 2022 at his home with his loving family by his side; after a short period of declining health. He attended the Indian Springs Christian Church. Norman retired from Mead/Willamette Paper in 2001 after thirty-seven years of service. …

June 10—ANDERSON—The Alley Theater Company kicks off its outdoor season with an upcoming production of “The Mousetrap” at Gray’s Park, 2901 N. Madison Ave. Described by first-time director Zarah Shejule as the ‘classic murder mystery’, ‘The Mousetrap’ is the world’s longest running play, debuting in 1952. Shejule, who is normally an actor, is thrilled to …

Photo by Agustin Gunawan (via Unsplash) William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, a historic evangelical publisher founded in 1911, has responded to criticism of the company’s LGBTQ+ Pride Month reading list. “Wherever you stand or whatever you think you know, #PrideMonth is an important time to step back, listen to real stories and seek understanding,” the …

Nigeria – and a few other nations – are on high alert. The US State Department published its 2021 annual International Religious Freedom (IRF) report last week, outlining conditions in nearly 200 countries. Delivering remarks from the Benjamin Franklin Room – where US ambassadors are sworn in – Secretary of State Antony Blinken presented a …

Rev. Ann Svennungsen, bishop of the Minneapolis-area Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, left, and Rev. Jared Morey, director of strategic relations for the Minnesota Council of Churches and pastor of the Methodist Church of Northfield, take part in the Eucharistic procession on June 3 between the Holy Spirit Church and the Cretin-Derham …

The holiday is celebrated as the day the Jewish people received the Torah, as marking the wheat harvest, and as the birth of the Christian church. Shavuot, which will be celebrated Saturday night and Sunday across Israel, is a multi-faceted holiday that holds different meaning for Israelis across the cultural and religious spectrum. While for …

Della Nora Deatherage, 88, died Tuesday, May 24, 2022. On February 20, 1934, Della took her first breath as the daughter of Albina and Miles Lantz. She was the tenth of eleven children. Della grew up to be the rodeo queen of Sylvan Grove, KS and graduated from Sylvan Grove High School in 1952. She …

The victory party took on the guise of evangelical worship after Doug Mastriano won Pennsylvania’s Republican gubernatorial primary this month. As a Christian singer led the crowd in song, some raised their arms in praise. Mastriano began his remarks by referring to Scripture: “God uses fools to confound the wise.” He claimed the freedom of …

Nearly 9,000 Southern Baptist Messengers at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting on June 11, 2019, vote to pass an amendment regarding churches and sexual abuse. | Van Payne The Southern Baptist Convention has released a list of alleged abusers compiled by a former SBC executive committee member, following a report that showed the …

Detail of a gun in its holster of Matt Marshall, leader of the Washington 3% Detail of a holstered gun of Washington’s 3% leader Matt Marshall attends the right-wing ‘Freedom or Death – Rally Against Left Wing Violence’ rally outside Seattle City Hall on August 18, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Credit – Karen Ducey—Getty Images …

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – A New report claims that Southern Baptist Convention leaders mishandled sexual abuse allegations for nearly two decades. The independent inquiry was commissioned by the Southern Baptist Convention last year. the document was released on Sunday and suggests members of the convention’s executive committee obstructed and intimidated victims after they came forward …

Reverend Lewis Macklin The pandemic and its challenges have been superseded by concerns of a possible resurgence, a shortage of infant formula, inflation, escalating violence and now monkey pox. It’s actually an exciting time for His light to shine during these dark times. Augustine of Hippo gently reminds us that “there is no saint without …

Upcoming public/community events in Clinton County are as follows. Email your public event information to [email protected] . Saturday May 22 • Rod’s Project Farm Market and Trade Days at the Clinton County Fairgrounds began Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continues on Day 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 21. …

The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sissi, received on May 17, 2022 at the Presidential Palace in Cairo the prelates of the Christian Churches participating in the 12th General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches. The President enthusiastically welcomed the convening of the General Assembly of the Middle …

My mother tongue is not church. However, I have been intimately involved in the church since my mid-twenties. So not only am I fluent in church, but I can speak several different dialects. Perhaps my 20-year deprivation is why I still find it baffling that many Christians regularly choose other activities over Sunday worship together …

Benton County Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers these Bible study opportunities: Adult Bible Community: 9 a.m. Sunday, McKay Hall. Men’s Bible Fellowship: Wednesday at 8 a.m., meeting room. Bible study for women: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, lower level 20 / 21 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, lower level Community life groups: Hours and …

Participants in the National Day of Prayer hosted by the Carroll County Ministerial Association sing “How Great Thou Art.” The ceremony took place in front of the government complex on Thursday with prayers including a common thread of approaching the future together by sharing God’s grace, compassion and justice. David Broye | Carroll’s news The …

Gift of products and bakery: 9:00 a.m., noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County. Story time: 10:00 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | Stories and a job. For more information, call 217-243-5435 or email [email protected] Free lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 …

The countdown is on for Memorial Day weekend, and Danville Noon Rotary is once again preparing to line Vermilion Street with American flags from First Christian Church in Vermilion and English, all the way north to Walmart. Danville Rotary’s Rick Rotrammel and Keith Souza joined us this weekend on the News Makers show at …

(WSPA) – Upstate high school athletic programs announced a variety of playoff postponements to a later date or time on Friday due to impending weather. The following is a list of matches with time/date changes where applicable. These will be updated as new changes are announced. soccer boys 5A Dorman at Nation Ford rescheduled to …

Around 220 people volunteered much of their Saturday to help smooth out the rough patches in the town of Ceres. “Love Ceres” volunteers donned work clothes while combing high school safety nets, picking up trash in parks and on school campuses, spreading bark at the Ceres Community Center, washing vehicles first responders and doing a …

Pakistan Major issues plead after gunmen stormed Global Passion School, demanded extortion money and tortured staff Principal Simon Peter Kaleem (center) with police officers at the Global Passion School in Sheikhupura on April 29. (Photo: Kamran Chaudhry/UCA News) Posted: May 02, 2022 06:48 GMT Updated: May 02, 2022 at 06:56 GMT A Christian headmaster asks …

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The News4JAX Super 6 baseball rankings will be released every Tuesday until the end of the regular season. Results are through matches on April 25. Baseball Super 6 Rankings Rank, Previous, School, Record, Classification 1. (1) St. Johns Country Party (18-2, Class 2A) Quality wins: Bartram Trail, Bolles, Don Bosco Prep (NJ), …

Singaporean singing christian worship song on plane. (SCREEN CAPTURE: Twitter) SINGAPORE — A church has defended a Singaporean man singing a worship song on an airplane, noting that Singapore is not just a secular state but also a multicultural and multi-religious society. In a post on its Facebook page on Tuesday, April 19, the 3:16 …

mike vasquez Before Easter Sunday, Mike Vasquez, Director of Connections at Grove Churcha Christian church in Mission Valley, recalled his 34-year career as a DJ and program director for several of San Diego’s most popular radio stations. “I loved my time working in radio, it was a lot of fun,” Vasquez told The San Diego …

A Good Friday prayer march was held in Coshocton’s Court Square with around 40 people in attendance. Walkers made their way to the Central Christian Church, then descended Walnut and Chestnut Streets to return to Court Square. Many carried crosses and the event was to commemorate Jesus’ journey with the cross, known as the Way …

Christian churches have since time immemorial conspired with political ambition and expansionism, whether imperialist, nationalist or economic, providing each with ideological justification, and in return benefiting from social leverage. This phenomenon has surfaced again in the person of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, leader of 110 million Russian Orthodox Christians and who has …

ROME – During a solidarity visit to the millions of Ukrainian refugees sheltered in Poland after the Russian invasion 44 days ago, leaders of Catholic and Christian churches urged the different parties to work for peace and reconciliation. In an April 8 Easter message recorded and sent from the Polish-Ukrainian border, Reverend Christian Krieger and …

ALTON – The Christine L. Brice Foundation, Inc. will host a family fun day from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. The event will include an Easter egg hunt for children 12 and under at Hellrung Park in Alton. Molina Healthcare will help educate and assist those in need of health insurance. SIHF will provide …

In the darkness and difficulty of the pandemic, Loren and Stewart sought light and understanding. Thus, the married couple deepened their Christian faith and found themselves attracted to Catholicism. On Easter, long-time Protestants will enter the church at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Lake Ridge. “We feel like apprentices right now, and we’re looking …

“Every day there are gunshots. Nobody is doing anything. By the time (the police) respond, it’s hours later and then who’s there?” Neasha Lott-Newell, after two of her neighbors were shot and killed at their Ellisdale townhouse complex in Canton. “I’m not backing down. I was expressing moral outrage and making no apologies.” President Joe …

A wildfire that has burned more than 100 structures in the hills near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is nearing full containment, Tennessee Wildland Fire officials said. Just over 3,700 acres of land have been scorched by the Hatcher Mountain Road/Indigo Lane fire, but firefighters are now reporting 85% containment. Evacuations remain in place for the Shagbark …

CNN Editorial Research Here’s what you need to know about the Vatican, also known as the Holy See. Facts The full name of the country is Vatican City State, and it is the spiritual and governing center of the Roman Catholic Church. It stands on the Vatican Hill northwest of Rome, Italy, west of the …

Walking for well-being: 7am-1pm, Jacksonville High School Bowl, 215 S. Church St. Free | Indoor walking program open daily Jacksonville schools are in session. Gift of products and bakery: 9 a.m. to noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County. Story time: 10 a.m., Carlinville Public Library, 510 …

Over the past four decades at least, Christian churches have declined. Some have closed, many have had to alter their programs due to lack of funding, and most are simply no longer the vital institutions they once were. Recent polls reveal that church attendance is decreasing every year and younger generations are not really interested …

Officials in southern Laos ordered a Christian family to remove social media posts and videos of villagers attacking a man’s coffin at his funeral in December because they opposed the faith of the family, people familiar with the situation said. When the family from Dong Savanh village in Savannakhet province took the body of their …

FAIRMONT– Fairmont Christian Church and Bethel Evangelical Free Church are teaming up to host a children’s clothing swap. The first free event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday at the Christian Church at 625 Johnson Street in Fairmont. Fairmont Christian Church pastor Jacob Wurster said his former church in …

Jesse Budraitis has discovered many benefits associated with driving an electric vehicle since buying his BWM i3 in 2017. Budraitis said he learned to love the one-pedal ride and appreciate the regenerative braking system, but he also noted the cost savings he’s enjoyed since going electric in n’ buying more gas or not paying for …

Writer Pauline Sheehan writes about her family’s Irish ties and lessons learned from her travels in the old country. Inasmuch asI got the name Sheehan from my Irish husband. On St. Patrick’s Day, he was playing his flute and harmonica, and I was playing the keyboard in a restaurant. We each took a day off …

Michelle Bolinn “Shelly” Hunt, 45, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, died Sunday, March 13, 2022 at her home after an eight-year battle with cancer. She was born on October 14, 1976 in Ft. Scott, the daughter of James Louis Wehar and Stella May Holt Durossette . Shelly graduated from the Fort. Scott High School. …

(Photo: Unsplash) Evangelical ministers who signed a letter raising concerns about the government’s upcoming ban on gay conversion therapy say they have ‘experienced backlash’ in a ‘coordinated and hostile’ campaign by LGBT activists . the The response letter to the Ministers’ consultation has been sent to Equalities Minister Liz Truss and to date has been …

BRUNSWICK, Ohio – The March 10 grand opening was both a grand opening and a homecoming for Earl and Jane Hoag. Longtime owners of The Music Box in historic Olmsted Falls, Brunswick residents have decided to “come home” by opening their shop at 3511 Center Road in the German American Business Center at 3511 Center …

village wine Village Wine & Spirits in downtown Effingham will host the following performances. For more information, visit effinghamvillagewine.com/events. Haylee Lankster, Saturday, March 12, 7:30 p.m. Jeremy Todd, Sunday, March 13, 2 p.m. Open Mic Evening, Wednesday March 16, 7:30 p.m. Stitch Givers, Thursday, March 17, 7:30 p.m. Mac & James, Sunday, March 20, 2 …

Edwin “Ed” Coleman October 22, 1954 – March 1, 2022 Ed Coleman, a lifelong resident of Delta, Colorado, went to join his Heavenly Father on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, after a courageous nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 67 years old. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April …