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THE REV. SAYS: Count your many blessings

The Devil got his grip on me last week. Did everything he could to make me miserable ... covered my body with chiggers and sores ... thought I would die. "Why me?" I thought to myself. "What have I done to merit such grief?" And I pondered the old story o

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Deacon to present program

QUINCY -- Deacon Patrick O'Toole will conduct a mission focusing on "God's Call to Discipleship: Healing Division and Building Unity" at St. Anthony Catholic Church. O'Toole will speak at all parish Masses the weekend of Dec. 2 and 3, with the actual missi

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Trinity United Church of Christ to hold service for Thanksgiving

Trinity United Church of Christ will be celebrating the season with a special service for Thanksgiving at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19 The service will include a rich blend of musical expressions and worship styles.

Sisters to honor late mother with concert
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Sisters to honor late mother with concert

Three Adams County sisters will honor their late mother Sunday by performing together on the third anniversary of her death.

Father, son take on-the-road shop to Salem Church to repair handbells
Quincy News

Father, son take on-the-road shop to Salem Church to repair handbells

Mark and Aaron Bond brought their mobell shop to Quincy on Tuesday to work on the five octaves of Schulmerich handbells at Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ. An annual circuit takes them to 46 states over four trips covering about a dozen states at a time.

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THE REV. SAYS: Jesus is model of our humanity

Someone has said that Jesus is the summit of a kind of spiritual evolution toward which we are all to be pointed. Whenever we wish to accomplish a certain goal, we need to have a picture of it, so that we can move toward it. And so we humans need to have

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Gospel quartet Anticipation to perform Nov. 12

MOUNT STERLING, ILL. -- The gospel quartet Anticipation will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at First Christian Church, 117 W. Washington. The group consists of Brian Himmel, who was the bass singer for the Two By Two Quartet for several years. H

Churches need to be aware in the 'new reality'
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Churches need to be aware in the 'new reality'

The most recent mass shooting at a U.S. church did not go unnoticed by Quincy area pastors. "When I get up to preach I'm not worried, but that does not mean we should not do our due diligence," said the Rev. Jerry Harris, senior pastor at the Crossing. Harris thinks mass shootings like Sunday's tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that killed 26 at a Baptist church are a reflection of a deteriorating world.

Poetry night 'celebrates the local artist'
Quincy News

Poetry night 'celebrates the local artist'

The poetry nights hosted by Unity Church are no longer one of the community's best-kept secrets. "It's now usually standing-room only," said Jennifer Brown, an church administrator who will be at Friday's 7 p.m. gathering.

'Tolton: From Slave to Priest' to be performed at QU
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'Tolton: From Slave to Priest' to be performed at QU

QU will host "Tolton: From Slave to Priest" at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pepsi Arena. Admission is free for the drama, which will run about one hour, 15 minutes and suggested for those 10 and older.