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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Reverend Lewis Macklin The pandemic and its challenges have been superseded by concerns of a possible resurgence, a shortage of infant formula, inflation, escalating violence and now monkey pox.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 …

TROY, Kan. — William “Bill” Foster, 79, of Troy, Kansas passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022. Bill was born August 21, 1942 in Severance, Kansas to Lloyd and Helen (Drake) Foster. He resided all his life in Troy. He attended and graduated from Moray Country School, Troy High School, Highland Community College, University of …

Leaders of the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) spoke out on March 3 against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We lament that once again the desire for power, control and expansion has trumped respect for human lives, livelihoods and dignity,” the leaders said. They recognized “the right of Ukrainians to resist …

David Raleigh Grant was born to Pearl Cantrell Grant and Brayton Julius Grant on April 28, 1944 in La Grande, Oregon. He spent his first 9 years in Elgin, Oregon, and trusted Jesus Christ as his personal savior in Cove, Oregon. God led him and his family to Scapoose, where he completed his primary and …

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks announced today that they will host their Faith & Family Night during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, March 11. As part of the entertainment, dynamic, award-winning Gospel entertainer Jekalyn Carr will perform at halftime and after the game. Limited ticket packages remain for Faith & …

Sunday marked a day of faith and contemplation for some Sonoma County residents with ties to Ukraine and Russia as about 200 people gathered at St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Cathedral in Santa Rosa to pray for Ukraine and its people. “I want there to be peace in my country,” said a man from Sevastopol …

The service celebrating and honoring the life of Lora Nadean Vencl, 86, Garber, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the Ladusau-Evans Funeral Chapel, with the Reverend Don Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at White Cemetery, Hunter, Oklahoma, under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home. Lora was born on April …

Tracy L. Falk (born Koonce) GRIFFITH, IN – Tracy L. Falk (née Koonce), 60, of Griffith, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 20, 2022 at Munster Community Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Tim Falk; beloved daughter: of the late Donald and Joan Marie Koonce; dear sister of the late Donald L. …

Hesston College Bel Canto Singers will travel east for a spring break tour from March 13-22 with performances in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. The 18-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program called “Deep Peace”. The program is inspired by this year’s theme verse at Hesston College, Ephesians …

While I was a boy attending an evangelical church, and then later when I attended an evangelical seminar, it was hard not to notice an underlying misogyny that seemed to be constantly present. As a man, I would be the head of the family. I was like Christ for my future wife. In fact, I …

Island Breeze is an ensemble of musicians with the Langston University band. They are here on scholarships and are all from the Bahamas. “We all want to give back to the community. We’re just trying to give people a little taste of our culture,” Darrien Rolle said with the entire band. “One day we were …

“The UN, much adored by the left, as far as the brothers know, has asserted that ‘the Christian Church is the enemy of human rights’. The project of the organization is therefore to become a world religion and to impose humanitarian and not spiritual laws, so that the world is not subject to Christian doctrine”. …

ASIA/IRAQ – Farewell to Mar Addai II, Patriarch of the Ancient Church of the East Baghdad (Agenzia Fid the small but not insignificant ecclesial structure of Eastern Syriac tradition, which has around 70,000 baptized but has its roots in primitive Christianity, born of a split within the Assyrian Church of the East. With the Chaldean …

ODESSA, Ukraine (BP) – As the people of Ukraine watch and await a possible Russian invasion, an evangelical Christian radio station called “New Life Radio” continues its ministry during the crisis. After more than 20 years of operation in Russia, New Life Radio moved to Odessa, Ukraine several years ago in response to increasingly restrictive …

Events and special services Abundant Life Children Youth Centre, 103 Buckingham, Brunswick, will host services for young people at 11 a.m. Sunday. There is a service Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Reverend Andrew Quirous will lead the service. Everyone is welcome. Carteret Road Church of Christ, 192 Carteret Road, Brunswick, will host a Bible study …

I want to share with you some reasons I am not on the bandwagon of live worship. Many congregations are now live streaming, or recording and later posting, their entire worship services from start to finish. Our church is out of step with this trend. I shared with our deacons several months ago my hesitation …

February 8 – Madison County residents are arrested for a good cause – to raise money for the domestic violence shelter Hope’s Wings. Each year, the staff and administration of the Hope’s Wings Domestic Violence Shelter hold the Jail and Bail fundraiser where individuals can be “fake arrested” and held to post bail. According to …

Sandra “Sandie” Jean Kahrs January 16, 1936 – February 1, 2022 Wichita, Kansas – Sandra J. Kahrs died in Christ on February 1, 2022. Sandie was born Thursday, January 16, 1936 in Lincoln, Nebraska. A private service at the family grave will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery. She was predeceased by her husband, James …

Duane King, a hearing minister who based a deaf ministry and began work on the first sign language Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew, is dead at 84 years old. King had no special skills or training in working with the deaf. He had no personal experience with deaf family members that motivated …

TROPHY: Eagle’s Wings will present a trophy to the Beaufort County church that raises the most money during the Souper Bowl of Caring. The Super Bowl may be weeks away, but the “Supper Bowl of Caring” is already approaching overtime, and organizers are making a last ditch effort to drum up support as the annual …

JW Marshall was a Missouri settler who arrived in Tulsa in 1901. He realized there was no Christian church in the young town and began organizing the first Christian church in Tulsa in 1902. As the first meetings were held in the Marshall family living room, the growing congregation sought a new location. In 1903 …

Gilbert David Davis, Jr. November 1, 1926 – January 17, 2022 Fort Worth, Texas – The Reverend Dr. Gilbert David Davis Jr. reluctantly left on January 17, 2022, but not before telling his last stories before slipping away, still entertaining and charming his friends and family almost until at the end, including the hospital’s nurses, …

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Edward William “Ed” Wright, 93, of Youngstown, formerly for more than 65 years of Calla Rd., North Lima, died early Wednesday morning, January 26, 2022. He was born on July 15, 1928 in Campbell, son of Kellie B. and Millie (Back) Wright and has resided in the area all his life. …

Thirty years after the dramatic break-up of the Soviet Union, the tremors of this socio-political earthquake continue to reverberate across the vast terrain it once covered. An uprising in Kazakhstan earlier this month. Political conflicts in Belarus around its 2020 presidential election. Ongoing conflict on the Ukrainian-Russian border, more worrying day by day. How does …

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A local pastor’s plan to help sick and homeless community members around his church is coming to fruition after another local church stepped in and donated his gymnasium for shelter. A donated gym is going to be a temporary facility for now at the Wildewood Christian Church in northeast Oklahoma City. …

Virginia H “Jennie” McGrady Close August 10, 1924 – January 17, 2022 ANDERSON – Virginia H. “Jennie” McGrady Close, 97, died Jan. 17, 2022 at her home. She was born August 10, 1924 in Anderson, to parents John P. and Ethel P. (Day) Burkert. Virginia married the love of her life, John G. Close, on …

The church in northwest Houston suffered heavy damage from Hurricane Harvey in 2017. By the time its flooded facility was finally rebuilt a few years ago, the congregation was only back to full capacity. only for six weeks before services were shut down by the pandemic. As the church suffered one setback after another, senior …

Mary Ann Sellick Bell, businesswoman, wife, mother and native of Berryville, died Saturday, January 8, at her home, after a seven-year battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. She was 67 years old. Mary Ann was born in a snowstorm in Harrison on January 22, 1954, to Robert Louis ??Bob?? Sellick and Mary Loree McElyea Sellick. ??Dad …

posted on January 15, 2022 through Maria Bassette | Wondering what’s closed due to the weather in Greenville, Spartanburg and upstate? We keep a running list here of local businesses that are closed or operating with reduced hours or services. Here’s what’s closed upstate. Planning a power outage? Here are meals to prepare without electricity …

Courtesy picture ALEXANDRIA, VA – In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, LIVING! will partner with local religious communities to collect both food items and reusable bags from Friday January 14th to Monday January 17th at five sites in Alexandria. The holiday is a national day of service in memory of the civil rights …

Sharon Bortz of Mt. Pleasant, formerly Sharon Smith of Ottumwa, watched the Miss America pageant this year with intrigue and special interest. Emma Broyles was the first Alaskan and the first Korean-American to hold the title in the 100-year history of the competition. Sharon tiptoed to her bedroom closet, stood up on a stool and …

The Salem-Keizer school board is expected to vote Tuesday night if it wishes to renew its charter agreement with Howard Street Charter School for the next five years. The vote comes after years of major changes at the school, including funding changes and a move to downtown Salem. Howard Street, which teaches grades 6 to …

CrossPoint Church in Chino and River Christian Reformed Church in Redlands are among more than 50 remote webcasting sites that will broadcast the January Series, a Calvin University lecture and cultural arts series. . This year’s series, featuring bestselling New York Times writers, a retired four-star admiral, and public television host, among others, runs weekdays …

State Police are investigating allegations of sexual abuse against former Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield based on a complaint from a 27-year-old woman who said she was sexually assaulted by the Republican de Levering from the age of 15. The complaint was first filed with the Lansing Police Department, but then passed to Michigan …

Carol Jean Carter, 77, of Fort Scott Kansas died on January 1, 2022 in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Carol was born in Fort Scott, Kansas on April 3, 1944, to George and Sophia Sinn in Fort Scott Kansas. Carol grew up on a small farm outside of Fort Scott. She graduated from Fort Scott High School …

ORANGE – On the first day of 2022, pastors, politicians and leaders from Southeast Texas gathered in Orange for the first Orange County Texas Unity Fest – an evening of prayer and worship for the city and region . The event took place by the river in Orange. It was hosted by Johnny Asevedo, pastor …

Benton County Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., worships Sundays at 10 a.m. For Bible study opportunities: Adult Bible Association: Sunday at 9:00 a.m., McKay Hall. Men’s Bible Fellowship: Monday at 8 a.m., McKay Hall. Information: 855-1126, bvcc.net. Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd., meets for regular Sunday morning worship at …

This composite photo shows two views of the project. Photos submitted WILMINGTON —First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at the corner of Columbus and North Walnut streets recently completed a series of 12-month capital projects on their 113-year-old sanctuary. The final campaign task was to reinstall 16 recently renovated stained glass windows in the church …

Lawrence Harmon, 77, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, died on Monday, December 27, 2021. He was the son of the late Clifford E. Harmon and Margie Grace Thames Harmon and was predeceased by his beloved wife of 27 years, Sheila Harmon aka “Mrs. Elwood “, brother, Don Harmon and sister, Sheryl Kaye Harmon. Lawrence, affectionately known as …

First Presbyterian Church MAYFIELD, KY – Even though the buildings may be gone, the congregations are still meeting. The First Presbyterian Church and Mayfield’s First Christian Church met for a joint service on Christmas Eve after the two churches were destroyed by the tornado. “I have been going to church here for a long time …

“Love the stranger; for you were once strangers in Egypt. – Deuteronomy 10:19 “(Joseph) arose, took the child and his mother during the night, and set out for Egypt”, – Matthew 2:14 Five local congregations follow the precepts of the Hebrew Bible concerning aliens and extraterrestrials: helping the latest wave of Afghan refugees find a …

WICHITA, Kansas (KWCH) – A team effort in Republic County saved the lives of a large group of charter bus passengers stranded on the side of a rural stretch of the North Central freeway. Kansas. The Republic County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday, December 19, that it responded to a report of a broken charter bus …

The holidays can be difficult for everyone due to the stress, grief, and expectations, it can be especially difficult for those with someone with an active addiction or drug addiction. What can we do or more importantly, what shouldn’t we be doing this season? Ironically, the popular start of much of the Christmas season is …

The South Carolina High School League has released its regional realignment proposal from 2022 to 2024. It affects a large number of teams in all classifications and turns many football calendars upside down for years to come. But it’s not set in stone – the Classifications Executive Committee will hear appeals from schools Jan. 24-26, …

CLINTON COUNTY – Residents are answering the call to help their Kentucky neighbors after a devastating tornado. Wilmington Region Ministerial Association Members of the Wilmington Area Ministerial Association (WAMA) are currently working on ways to help through their faith networks. “Our members are working with their respective denominational chapters there which have not been badly …

David A. Mendenhall of Weirton, a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend who could be described as genuine, and a man of great integrity, passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Weirton Medical Center . He was 63 years old. David was born on October 4, 1958 in Wheeling, West Virginia. A …

Through Anugrah kumar, Christian Post Contributor | Sunday 12 December 2021 Franklin Graham speaks during the “God Loves You” tour in Joliet, Illinois on September 19, 2021. | Courtesy of the Billy Graham Evangelical Association A Scottish charity, which had canceled bookings made by a local church and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for its …

Joyce A. Henderson July 7, 1953 – December 8, 2021 HAMMOND – Joyce A. Henderson, 68, of Hammond, IL, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. A service to honor and celebrate Joyce’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Jonathan Creek Christian Church. The family will receive friends …

RVC is no place for hate For the publisher: I look forward to reading the Herald every week. Last week’s “Proud Boys Walk Through RVC” story was quite disturbing. Although we are all entitled to our opinions, as a society we cannot tolerate groups that practice violence of any kind. The Proud Boys proclaim they …

Jerry L. Woodfork May 30, 1939 – December 5, 2021 BRAZIL – Jerry L. Woodfork, 82-year-old retired Lt. Col. from Harmony, IN, formerly Coal City, died on December 5, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. He was born on May 30, 1939 in Vincennes, IN, son of Basil R. Woodfork and …

Gillette Christian Church will celebrate its 90th anniversary on Sunday. “It really shows their tenacity and dedication to the community,” said the Minister of Leadership, Wes gudahl. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to read premium content. Please activate it in your browser settings. kAm% 96 49FC49[ H9:49 H2D 565:42E65 @? …

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – As the U.S. Supreme Court hears a Mississippi case that could overturn abortion rights nationwide, the state’s only abortion clinic is busier than never: end their pregnancies. In recent years, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization has seen patients two or three days a week. He recently doubled his hours treating women …

Alice Lucille Nichols, 84, of Ottumwa, formerly of Clinton, Iowa, died on November 25, 2021 at 11:02 a.m. at Hospice House in Ottumwa. Alice was born June 27, 1937 to Max Pitts and Mary Daniels Pitts Wiersema in Sterling, Illinois. Alice married Meryl D. Nichols on October 29, 1955 in Coleta, Illinois. Meryl predeceased her …

Roland Hansen knew he wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Lorraine, somewhere romantic somewhere along the southern California coast. Hansen, who served in the Navy Air Corps from 1943 to 1945, had returned to Compton, where he had grown up. The two met at Compton College after a friend who went to school with Hansen …

Robert L. “Bob” Duncan, 78, from Edwardsport, passed away at the Freelandville Community Home on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Bob was born October 23, 1943 to Sullivan, son of Oscar Duncan Jr and Helen M. Wehmier Fairhurst. He was a pastor, evangelist and carpenter. He graduated from North Knox High School, obtained an associate’s degree …

Barbara J. Engle, 84, of Kokomo, died at 7:53 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. She was born on October 12, 1937 in Lynn, Indiana, to William and Vivian (Reed) Daily. She married David E. Engle in 1983 at Kokomo Southside Christian Church, and he survives. Barbara graduated …

Four hundred pounds of turkey, 350 pounds of potatoes, 55 pounds of cranberries, 30 large cans of green beans and 25 stuffing dishes will be used to feed up to 800 people at Food first on Thanksgiving Day. The Ames-based nonprofit, located at First Christian Church at 611 Clark Ave., served approximately 650 people during …