The Rev. Robert Barko was ordained a priest Oct. 14 at St. Peter Church in Chicago by the laying on of hands of Bishop Alberto Rojas Garcia, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago. Rojas preached about the humble privilege and sacrifice involved in being chosen b
QUINCY -- Vermont Street United Methodist Church will hold a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, in the church sanctuary at 818 Vermont to provide additional relief funds to those affected by hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Vermont Street's pup
URSA, Ill. -- Zion Church of Ursa will host a chicken dinner and country store from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. The event will offer carryout meals only. The menu will include baked chicken, noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, salad and d
Every baseball game, every football or basketball game tends to bring up some questionable calls by umpires and referees. The instant playback helps us to see the gross errors and mistaken calls that are made. But it's just a game, and the players learn
QUINCY -- Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ, 435 S. Ninth, will have a special Totenfest service during the 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, service. Totenfest honors members of the congregation who have died during the year.
Antioch Baptist Church celebrated the upcoming construction of a new church building by breaking ground Sunday on the lot adjacent to the one where the previous church stood for nearly 150 years.
Vermont Street United Methodist Church is capping off a more than two-year journey to restore its pipe organ with a recital Sunday afternoon.
Tell a boy he is a bad boy often enough and pretty soon he will begin to believe it himself. Call a man a crook long enough and treat him like an animal and more than likely he will live up to your expectations. Treat people with suspicion, and soon you
If you play the horses now and then and think it doesn't matter, because the kids will never find out -- then pick your own millstone. If you read the newspaper each day and know the latest news and sports scores, and your son decides that this is importa