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THE REV. SAYS: Jesus is model of our humanity

Someone has said that Jesus is the summit of a kind of spiritual evolution toward which we are all to be pointed. Whenever we wish to accomplish a certain goal, we need to have a picture of it, so that we can move toward it. And so we humans need to have

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Gospel quartet Anticipation to perform Nov. 12

MOUNT STERLING, ILL. -- The gospel quartet Anticipation will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at First Christian Church, 117 W. Washington. The group consists of Brian Himmel, who was the bass singer for the Two By Two Quartet for several years. H

Churches need to be aware in the 'new reality'
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Churches need to be aware in the 'new reality'

The most recent mass shooting at a U.S. church did not go unnoticed by Quincy area pastors. "When I get up to preach I'm not worried, but that does not mean we should not do our due diligence," said the Rev. Jerry Harris, senior pastor at the Crossing. Harris thinks mass shootings like Sunday's tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that killed 26 at a Baptist church are a reflection of a deteriorating world.

Poetry night 'celebrates the local artist'
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Poetry night 'celebrates the local artist'

The poetry nights hosted by Unity Church are no longer one of the community's best-kept secrets. "It's now usually standing-room only," said Jennifer Brown, an church administrator who will be at Friday's 7 p.m. gathering.

'Tolton: From Slave to Priest' to be performed at QU
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'Tolton: From Slave to Priest' to be performed at QU

QU will host "Tolton: From Slave to Priest" at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pepsi Arena. Admission is free for the drama, which will run about one hour, 15 minutes and suggested for those 10 and older.

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Mission program to be presented

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Rev. John Doctor, OFM, of Quincy University in Quincy, Ill., will present a mission at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, at Holy Family Church, 1111 Broadway. A Mass will follow, with the Holy Family School choir leading in prayer. The public is

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After being ordained, priest to serve St. Francis

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

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Fundraiser to help hurricane relief set for Dec. 3

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

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Zion Church of Ursa to host chicken carryout dinner and country store

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

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THE REV. SAYS: He's keeping scorecard of life

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