Religion

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

Religion

Trinity plans Christmas Eve services

QUINCY -- Trinity United Church of Christ, 2020 S. 24th, will hold Christmas Eve services at 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited. The 6 p.m. contemporary service will be filled with prayer and praise. The Rev. Timothy White will provide a Christmas

Religion

THE REV. SAYS: Where to put your foot down

Walking on thin ice is an uncomfortable situation. And we are a generation of people who are doing it. Back in the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the Assyrians were pushing their way toward the Mediterranean coast, and King Ahaz of Judah was invited to join

Religion

First Southern Baptist Church to present Christmas program

QUINCY -- First Southern Baptist Church, 1423 Harrison, will present its annual children's Christmas program at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. The event is free and the public is invited. The children will present the play "Down the Road to Bethlehem" adapted f

Religion

Calvary Baptist Church to hold children's Christmas program

QUINCY -- Calvary Baptist Church, 1825 State, will hold its children's Christmas program "O Holy Night!" at the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday, Dec. 17, at the church. The public is invited.  

Religion

THE REV. SAYS: The Essence of a candle

Sunday worship is more than a sermon, more than the hymns, more than the choir. There is a symphony of symbolism that speaks to the heart that is willing to listen and observe. Lighting the candles seems like such an insignificant thing, but what it sugge

Religion

Arch Church plans several holiday events

HANNIBAL, MO. -- Arch United Methodist Church will hold several events at the church, located at U.S. 61 and Ocean Wave Lane. Upcoming events are: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, Traveler's Christmas Cantata for those who work or travel on Sunday morning; 9:30

Religion

Trinity Church to hold special musical worship service

QUINCY -- Trinity United Church of Christ, 2020 S. 24th, will have a special musical worship service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. The event is free and the public is invited. Trinity's Chancel Choir, Kids for Christ and Contemporary Praise Band will particip

Religion

St. Rose of Lima to hold sale Dec. 9

QUINCY -- St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church will hold a sale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 9, at the parish hall located behind the church at 1009 N. Eighth. Assumptions, a Catholic store, will sell Advent candles and calendars, saint medals, Catholi

Metz to serve as ministerial association president
Religion

Metz to serve as ministerial association president

The Rev. Tony Metz says the image presented the Quincy Area Ministerial Association is important to the community. "I think it shows a symbol of unity and can be a force for unity," said Metz, who will serve as QAMA president in 2018.