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Triumphant Quartet to perform at First Christian Church of Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Ill. -- Dove Award Grammy-nominated "Triumphant Quartet" will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the First Christian Church of Petersburg, 210 S. Eighth. In addition to their multiple awards, fans voted them the Fan Favorite Quartet i

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Steve Hess and Southern Salvation to perform in Mount Sterling

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Steve Hess and Southern Salvation will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 in the monthly concert series at the First Christian Church in Mount Sterling. Steve Hess and Southern Salvation is a Southern Gospel trio. Steve Hess sings baritone a

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St. Mary's turkey dinner to be Oct. 8

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- St. Mary's Church will hold its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at the parish hall, 219 N. Jackson. The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade noodles, green beans, cranberr

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St. Thomas Fall Family Fest and Raffle to be Oct. 15

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- St. Thomas Church will host its annual Fall Family Fest and Raffle from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. The menu will include grilled pork chops, hot dogs, baked beans, chips and homemade desserts. A free-will offering will be taken.

Respect Life Dinner set for Oct. 17 at Holiday Inn
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Respect Life Dinner set for Oct. 17 at Holiday Inn

Mike Spencer, a former pastor who is now active in the Right to Life movement, will serve as keynote speaker Oct. 17 at the annual Respect Life Dinner in Quincy.

First Union Congregational Church to stage first revival
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First Union Congregational Church to stage first revival

The Rev. Chuck Hetzler, the pastor of First Union Congregational Church at 12th and Maine, said the city's oldest house of worship will host its first revival from Oct. 22 through Oct. 25.

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Sharathon goal is $315,000

Sharathon is the fundraising arm of WGCA-FM 88.5, Quincy's popular contemporary Christian radio station. This year's event is Oct. 11-12. This year's goal is $315,000 to help cover operational expenses.

LIFE STORIES: Quincy pastor builds life from calling to ministry
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LIFE STORIES: Quincy pastor builds life from calling to ministry

On the southern wall of her office, the Rev. Patty Johansen has built a sort of timeline of her life reflected through pictures of the churches in which she has served.

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THE REV. SAYS: How do you deal with evil people?

A group of men were amusing themselves by telling stories of robbers. One of these men was Voltaire. After listening to many such stories, he said he could tell a story to top them all. And so he began: "Once upon a time, there was a tax collector." And

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Trinity Church to hold global worship celebration Oct. 1

QUINCY -- Trinity United Church of Christ, 2020 S. 24th, will host a global worship celebration Sunday, Oct. 1, uniting with Christian sisters and brothers around the world to celebrate World Wide Communion Sunday. This global celebration of the Eucharist