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Salem Evangelical plans Lenten activities

Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ will host several events for the Lenten season.

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Ashes to Go gives people a quick start to Lent
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Ashes to Go gives people a quick start to Lent

The pastor at Melrose Chapel United Methodist Church spent part of Wednesday morning and late afternoon offering a brief Ash Wednesday prayer before marking people with ashes as they sat in their cars. In less than two minutes, they were able to drive off.

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THE REV. SAYS: God has an occupancy problem

Why do so many good people go bad? Why do some children turn against their parents? What a heartbreaking experience to have a child turn to drugs or alcohol or end up in jail. Why? Why does it happen? Perhaps the best answer we can give to parental heartb

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Church to bring store to parish hall

QUINCY -- St. Rose of Lima Parish is bringing Assumptions, its Catholic store, to its parish hall at 715 Chestnut, for a sale from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 10. Entrance is from the parking lot. Assumptions will be selling Sacramentals, Lenten book

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First Christian in Mount Sterling schedules annual White Elephant Bingo

MOUNT STERLING, ILL. -- The First Christian Church will be holding its third annual White Elephant Bingo event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. Bring a snack to share with the group and see what the hot trading gift of the night will be. The church is

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Trinity United Church of Christ plans Lenten service

QUINCY -- Trinity United Church of Christ invites the public at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, to mark the beginning of Lent. Worship will include the imposition of ashes and the sacrament of Holy Communion. The Chancel Choir will provide music and the Praise

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Rosary Prayer Service scheduled Feb. 11

QUINCY -- The 21st annual Rosary Prayer Service led by Fr. Jeff Stone on Our Lady of Lourdes Feast Day will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes of Ghost Hollow at the spring, 4507 Ghost Hollow Road. Dress warmly and bring

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Lenten fish fries to be held through March 23

QUINCY -- St. Dominic School and St. Anthony Catholic Church will hold Lenten fish fries. Fish fries, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., will be held Feb. 16, March 2 and March 16 at St. Dominic School, 4100 Columbus Road, and Feb. 23, March 9 and March 23 at St. Anthon

Clarksville church years ahead of goal to finish windows restoration project
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Clarksville church years ahead of goal to finish windows restoration project

Work has recently begun to repair another wall of stained-glass windows at the Clarksville United Methodist Church at Mo. 79 and Howard Street. The church's nearly 20 members have raised more than $40,000 to restore the building's 1908-era windows.

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St. Francis to offer Eucharistic Adoration

QUINCY-- As part of its Lenten devotions, St. Francis Catholic Church, 1720 College Ave., will offer Eucharistic Adoration beginning Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, and ending March 21. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday afterno