Community thanks first responders at Blue and White Day
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Community thanks first responders at Blue and White Day

The Cathedral of Worship's 10th annual Blue and White Day recognized local firefighters, police officers, sheriff's deputies, those involved in prison ministry and a range of local and state officials for what often are thankless jobs.

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THE REV. SAYS: We must live up to trust

The secret of great living," says Charles Clayton Morrison, "is the consciousness that I am being trusted ... therefore I must be trustworthy." These words suggest that each of us has been given a trust by our friends and our associates, and we must live

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Wayland UMC hosting 'Potato Hug' June 3

WAYLAND, Mo. -- Wayland United Methodist Church will host a ‘Potato Hug' from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the church. The church is located at 200 E. Des Moines. The menu includes baked potatoes and all the trimmings, taco salad and all the trimmin

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Salem to celebrate confirmation class

Confirmands of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, Ninth and State, will give their testimonies about their faith in God and what they have learned during confirmation class at the 9 a.m. Sunday, May 21, service. The service will be recorded and sh

Appreciative 'Father Mike' retiring after 50 years in priesthood
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Appreciative 'Father Mike' retiring after 50 years in priesthood

Monsignor Michael "Father Mike" Kuse will soon be retiring, ending a journey that has covered a half-century and has seen him serve as pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Quincy - formerly St. Mary's - since 1995.

Village of a Thousand Elders training session Saturday
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Village of a Thousand Elders training session Saturday

A project designed to build unity in the Quincy community takes its next step Saturday. The Village of a Thousand Elders program resumes with what organizers call a "community training session" 10-11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 739 N. Eighth.

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Golden churches hosting sports-themed VBS

GOLDEN, Ill. -- Immanuel and Trinity Lutheran churches in Golden will host vacation Bible school 8:30 to 11 a.m. Thursdays, May 25 through June 22, at Golden Park. With a sports camp theme, the school is open to those in kindergarten through sixth grade. A

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Susie Brewer Society to hold clothing giveaway

QUINCY -- The Susie Brewer Missionary Society will sponsor its annual spring/summer clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, at Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak. Clothing will include infant to adult sizes.

Students at Quincy's Catholic schools creating icons of favorite saints
Quincy News

Students at Quincy's Catholic schools creating icons of favorite saints

More than 250 students from Quincy's four Catholic grade schools have been busy creating a painted icon of one of their favorite saints.

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Columbus Christian Church to present Mother's Day skit May 14

COLUMBUS, Ill. -- Columbus Christian Church will present a special Mother's Day skit at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 14. The skit is based upon a Jimmy Dean piece where he talks about going through his wallet and finding IOUs to his mother. Communion will be ser