Christ Lutheran to dedicate Resurrection Chapel on Sunday
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Christ Lutheran to dedicate Resurrection Chapel on Sunday

QUINCY -- Christ Lutheran Church will dedicate a sacred chapel and indoor columbarium Sunday and those involved say the dedication of volunteers made it all possible. "We started work on June 28 and we had the help of so many talented people," said Stu Bel

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Salem Church to hold toiletries drive in February

QUINCY -- Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, 435 S. Ninth, is holding a toiletries drive during February. Other churches and the community are invited to participate. Each week in February, the church will collect different items: Feb. 4 -- toilet p

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Coatsburg church to hold soup luncheon Jan. 21

COATSBURG, Ill.-- St. Peter Lutheran Church in Coatsburg will hold a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in the church's fellowship hall, which is handicapped accessible. The menu will be chili, vegetable and cheese-broccoli soups, hot d

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THE REV. SAYS: Nobody puts down a child of God

There is a kind of judgment upon evil that is built into the very heart of the universe. Does a criminal ever do evil and get away with it? At times it would seem so. Does a person ever cheat and go away scot free? We would be inclined to believe so. Can

Feeding Skid Row homeless gives QHS student new perspective
Quincy News

Feeding Skid Row homeless gives QHS student new perspective

Four members of the Lutheran Church of St. John congregation recently journeyed to California to feed the homeless and to help decorate floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade through Lutheran Hour Ministries' Petal Pushers program.

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THE REV. SAYS: We have a signal

The snow crystals and fog in the cold morning air, sometime give us miracles in an otherwise drab day. One morning recently, I left early and going toward the east saw a great light in the sky, before the sun had risen. There to the east was a vertical sh

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Clayton church to hold book study

CLAYTON, Ill. -- Clayton Christian Church, 202 E. Main, will hold a book study for seven to eight weeks at 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday, starting Jan. 16. The book to be studied is "Autopsy of a Deceased Church: 12 ways to Keep Yours Alive," by Thom Rainer. For

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THE REV. SAYS: Choose your rut now

Many years ago, before modern highways had come into existence, folks traveled on dirt roads and in Model T cars. I'm told that as you entered one such road, there was a sign that read, "Choose your rut carefully; because you'll be in it for the next 10 m

Church leaders promote unity with special New Year's worship
Quincy News

Church leaders promote unity with special New Year's worship

The Christian Ministers Fellowship is hosting a special community worship service to kick the new year off with a positive message. The first-time event will be held from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, at First Union Congregational Church.

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THE REV. SAYS: Give the gift of a word

There is an old legend that says that the animals were given the gift of speech at midnight on Christmas Eve, so that they might praise the Lord. The Old Testament talks about the valleys standing so thick with corn that "they shout and sing." (Psalm 65:1