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Trinity UCC holding Vacation Bible School

QUINCY -- Trinity Church invites children to experience "Maker Fun Factory: Created By God, Built for Purpose." Vacation Bible School is held 6:30 to 9 p.m. from June 25 to June 30. "Maker Fun Factory" is filled with Bible-learning experiences where kids

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Salem Church to hold Wedding Sunday

Salem Church, Ninth and State, is having a Wedding Sunday at its 9 a.m. service Sunday, June 25.

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The Rev. Says: Virtue must never be fractional

Here is one of the old "good-news, bad-news" stories. Have you heard it? One beautiful day, a pilot was flying his plane. That's good. Suddenly, he ran out of gas. That's bad. But he had a second tank, so he switched over. That's good. But that tank was e

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Good Shepherd hosting ice cream social

CLAYTON, Ill. -- Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 103 E. Morgan St., is hosting an ice cream social beginning at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. The menu includes barbecue, hot dogs, cake, pie and homemade ice cream. A freewill offering will be taken.

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The Rev. Says: No need to limp

Church members have had a way of claiming to be a part of something big, and then acting as though it were nothing. As though the love of God were nothing. As though our faith were nothing. As though the Lord's blessings were nothing.

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The Rev. Says: Are you guilty of loving God?

If we were brought into court and accused of being Christians, would there be enough evidence to convict us? What in your life or activity would link you with the crime of loving God? We have watched enough TV police stories to know how it all proceeds.

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Two-by-Two to perform at First Christian

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Two-by-Two will be the featured group Sunday, June 11, at First Christian Church, 117 W. Washington. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. A meatloaf meeting served by the Outreach Ministry of the church will be 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Freewil

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Ball Brothers to perform at Madison Park Christian Church

QUINCY -- The Ball Brothers will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, at Madison Park Christian Church, 4700 Broadway. Doors open at 6 p.m. The group's song, "It's About the Cross," hit number 1 on the iTunes Christian chart, and the group has over 20 m

Strawberry Festival closes after 120-year run
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Strawberry Festival closes after 120-year run

The annual Strawberry Festival at Ellington Memorial Presbyterian Church was held for the last time Monday after 120 years of serving strawberry shortcakes and other summer food favorites.

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.