New pastor at Melrose Chapel says faith is 'not a spectator sport'
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New pastor at Melrose Chapel says faith is 'not a spectator sport'

QUINCY -- The Rev. Nancy Wilson is comfortable in her role as a United Methodist pastor. Wilson, who assumed the pastorate at Melrose Chapel in July, says she always tries to abide by an old observation. She's not sure who to attribute the well-traveled th

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Torah from Temple B'nai Sholom given to new congregation in Unna, Germany
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Torah from Temple B'nai Sholom given to new congregation in Unna, Germany

QUINCY -- A Torah from the shuttered Temple B'Nai Sholom has found a new home in Germany.
Temple trustee Carla Gordon presented the Torah last month to a new synagogue for the Jewish community in Unna, a city of some 59,000 in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Church to donate profits from fair food stand to local nursing home amid state funding slump
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Church to donate profits from fair food stand to local nursing home amid state funding slump

MENDON -- Members of the First Congregational Church in Mendon see their church's legacy within the community interwoven with the history of the North Adams Home, a senior citizens nursing home. After all, it was the church's previous pastor, Jim Lahman,

Pastor Gayle Pope retires from Christ Lutheran Church
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Pastor Gayle Pope retires from Christ Lutheran Church

QUINCY -- Admittedly, the Rev. Gayle Pope is going to miss Christ Lutheran Church and the community it serves. Pope, 65, is retiring from full-time pastoral duties following Sunday's service at Christ Lutheran, 333. S. 36th. "I'll miss the relationships wi

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Jensen Camp Foundation celebrates first year

TIMEWELL, Ill. -- Jensen Camp Foundation wants to celebrate a successful first year of operation at Jensen Woods Camp with a gathering in Mount Sterling.
Doors open at 5:330 p.m. for the Aug. 9 event featuring a meal at Hagel 1891 and a concert by Christia