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Friday Aug 29 | Journal and Courier

Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30Events and...

Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 30 Events and news from local religious organizations.


Related Topix: Religion, Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN, Canada

Friday Aug 29 |

Brook Park United Methodist Church turns 50

Middle age has been challenging for Brook Park United Methodist Church, which will celebrate its golden anniversary on Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Religion

Friday Aug 29 | The Rochester Sentinel

John P. Zimmerman

John P. Zimmerman, 77, Akron, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family after being homebound for the last two weeks.


Related Topix: Akron, IN, Rochester, IN, Religion, Mentone, IN

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Firefighters battle blaze at Allegheny County church

The blaze was reported at the United Methodist Church in the 600 block of East Warrington Avenue around 4 p.m. Chopper 11 flew over the scene and showed heavy smoke coming from the building.


Related Topix: Religion, Fire

Wed Aug 27, 2014

United Methodist Church

Officially closed, but open to new ministry

Eight years ago, when it seemed inevitable that Christ United Methodist Church in San Diego would eventually close, the Rev.


Related Topix: Religion, North Park (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, Delta State University

The Des Moines Register

Church group sending school bags to Nigeria

A local church is planning to sew more than 2,000 school bags and send them to schools in Nigeria.


Related Topix: Religion, Iowa

The Sampson Independent

Taking the walk

Gilbert Owens has been in the ministry for many years, but he did not experience the real church until he took a special walk.


Related Topix: Religion

WTVR Richmond

Support two local churches at the 4th Annual Mission Footprint 5K

Pastor Mike Clingenpeel of River Road Church, Baptist and Pastor Larry Lenow of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Mission Footprint 5K.


Related Topix: Religion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

LGBTQ allies gather at Duke Divinity Convocation

Dozens of Duke Divinity School students and faculty gathered at the school's convocation Tuesday morning to show support for the LGBTQ community after an alleged conflict at the school's orientation.


Related Topix: Religion, Gay/Lesbian

The Times-Picayune

New Orleans students at Southern Methodist University start off their ...

Red and blue and visions of mustangs throughout the home of Kathryn and Jeff Scurlock could only mean one thing: a party celebrating Southern Methodist University.


Related Topix: Religion, Southern Methodist University, New Orleans, LA

Liberia: Baptist Missionary Educational Convention Donates to Ebola Patients

National Woman's Missionary Union of Liberia Baptist Missionary Educational Convention on has donated some food stuff to the U Foundation as their own contribution to the foundation's fight against the Ebola virus in Liberia.


Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Religion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Vanderbilt honors founding pastor of Vestavia Hills Methodist, who officiated son's same-sex wedding

Vanderbilt University plans to honor a former Vestavia Hills minister whose church trial for officiating his son's same-sex wedding was dropped earlier this year .


Related Topix: Wedding, Religion, Vestavia Hills, AL, Vanderbilt University, Southern College, Birmingham-Southern College

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Asbury Park Press

What's going on in your town?What's going on in your town?Find out...

What's going on in your town? Find out what's happening in Shore area towns. Check out this story on "Frozen," part of the Free Summer Movie Series - is scheduled to begin after sunset Saturday at Keyport Waterfront Park.


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United Methodist Church

William McElvaney, social justice advocate, dies at 86

The Rev. William McElvaney, a retired United Methodist pastor and seminary president known for social justice advocacy, died Sunday Aug. 24, at his Dallas home.


Related Topix: Religion, Obituaries

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Church rolls out shower trailer for disaster victims

The United Methodist church in Colfax is on a mission to pay it forward. A mission spurred by a helping hand the colfax community received a few years ago.


Related Topix: Religion, Gifford, IL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Remembering the Rev. Louis Barth: 'such a wonderful man'

From 1947 to 1993, the Rev. F. Louis Barth served Three Springs; Hicks Memorial, Duncansville; Mill Hall; Catawissa Avenue, Sunbury; Everett; St. Paul's, Red Lion; and Lewistown pastorates in the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Mill Hall, PA, Duncansville, PA, Religion, American University, Wofford College

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Community reacts to Flat Rock homicide investigation

Two major developments were unveiled Friday involving a 'suspicious death investigation' in Crawford County, Illinois.


Related Topix: Crawford County, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Religion

Religion News Service

United Methodist Church Bishop Speaks Out About Ferguson Crisis

The nation and world are captivated by events in Ferguson, MO. People are hurting and while some are acting in anger, others are reaching out with love and working to bring mercy and justice to that community and around the world.


Related Topix: Religion, Ferguson, MO, Riot

The Leaf-Chronicle

Hilldale United Methodist Church will commemorate 60 years of ministry on Aug. 24.

Hilldale Methodists to celebrate 60th anniversary Hilldale United Methodist celebrating the 60th anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 24. Check out this story on Hilldale United Methodist Church will commemorate its 60th year of ministry with a celebratory Homecoming on Aug. 24. The church's founding pastor, Ben ... (more)


Related Topix: Religion, Clarksville, TN

Cross Roads News

Bishop Holston for Ousley's Men's Day

Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church resident bishop, will be the guest speaker at Ousley UMC's Men's Day on Aug. 31. Prior to Holston's election and consecration in July 2012, he served seven years as senior pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Religion, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Decatur, GA, Dekalb County, GA