Religion

Ursa Christian Church to celebrate 185th anniversary

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF URSA, Ill. -- Ursa Christian Church will celebrate its 185th anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 18. A celebration is planned with a church service that day followed by a carry-in dinner. There will be pictures, stories and memories to

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Religion

Campaign designed to boost spiritual growth of TEC participants

For 48 years, the Great River TEC mission assisted young people in their spiritual journey during their formative years.

Illinois News

Operation Christmas Child unites denominations

Three Pittsfield churches cross denominational lines, uniting the community under the shared goal of helping foreign children in need. The annual Operation Christmas Child Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Religion

Church Women United to hold forum on Jensen Woods Foundation

Church Women United will be holding a public forum to discuss the Jensen Woods Foundation at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak in Quincy.

Illinois News

Nauvoo Temple closed through December for repairs

The Nauvoo Temple closed for repairs Monday and will remain closed through December 17. The repairs will allow crews to improve insulation in different areas of the temple, including the outer envelope and the star windows.

Quincy News

New Start Rescue Mission may have to close doors

QUINCY -- New Start Rescue Mission will likely have to close its doors at some point this fall if directors are unable to raise $45,000. The two-story mission, which has been at 936 N. Sixth since it opened in late 2007, provides a temporary residence for

Quincy News

March for Jesus a ‘great time for the community'

"March for Jesus" returns Sept. 29 to downtown Quincy. "It's a great thing, a great time for the community," said the Rev. Bruce Rice, executive director of contemporary Christian radio station WGCA FM-88.5, and one of the organizers of the march.