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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Keeping the faith at college: Campus ministries offer cookouts, games, movies to reach students

Students worship during Ram Rush on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in a service at Ram Hall at the University of Mobile.

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Related Topix: University of Mobile, Mobile, AL, University of South Alabama, Religion

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Monday | Fiji Times

Methodists forgive, reconcile and move on

General secretary of the Methodist Church Reverend Tevita Nawadra, left, serves holy communion during day one of the reconciliation program at Furnival Park in Toorak, Suva, yesterday.

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Related Topix: Religion

Monday | Seymour Telegraph

Pious past but Furphys loosen up for a beer

Shepparton icon and Methodist lay preacher John Furphy had his water carts emblazoned with the declaration: ''Beer and whisky are concoctions of the devil''.

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Related Topix: Religion, Australia, Oceania, World News

Monday | Watauga Democrat

Crossing Cultural Boundaries With Boone United Methodist Church

Do you know those signs at amusement parks that feature some cartoon character, arm extended, announcing "You must be this tall to ride this ride?" Perhaps we need those for mission trips.

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Related Topix: Religion, Family, Kids, Elderly (Senior Citizen), North Carolina

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Messenger

Margaret Nordmann

A service honoring Margaret's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 18, at the United Methodist Church in Gowrie.

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Related Topix: Gowrie, IA, Religion, Sloan, IA, Iowa, Marshalltown, IA, Fort Dodge, IA

United Methodist Church

Fighting malaria means fighting Ebola

The biggest Ebola outbreak in recorded history is sweeping across Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and has a foothold in Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Religion, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

United Methodist Church

Ukrainian United Methodists feel strain of war

Young people from Kamyanitsy United Methodist Church in the Uzhgorod region lead praise and worship in the Ukrainian language at the 125th anniversary festival for The United Methodist Church in Eurasia.

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Related Topix: Religion, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Home Gardening, Home,

Norwalk Citizen News

Black Methodist church to mark 150th anniversary

"I can remember coming here when I was about 5," church member Joyce Lewis said.

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Related Topix: Religion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Professor Bainbridge on Wine

Why do priests work hard? With relevance to my research agenda

Some of the hardest working people I know are Catholic priests. I knew one priest who kept working even though he was severely suffering from Parkinson's syndrome.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Messenger

Dean E. Ober

Dean's wishes were to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the United Methodist Church in Dayton.

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Related Topix: Religion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

'A legacy will be lost forever' - Theatre Church to be demolished and replaced with houses

THE building that was home to Bolton theatre groups for more than 40 years is to be demolished to make way for houses.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Religion

Campus Bread

With Child Refugees, Who Are Members of Congress Listening To?

Legislation passed Friday, August 8, in the House of Representatives revises a 2008 anti-trafficking law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Service, MS, Religion, Southern Baptist, Orthodox Church

United Methodist Church

Church uses communications to combat Ebola outbreak

Muddled messages and misinformation have complicated efforts to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Religion, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Malaria, Health

The Daily Record

50th anniversary: Jerry and Gloria Clouse

Jerry and Gloria Clouse will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 23. They were married in 1964 at the United Methodist Church in Gordon.

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Related Topix: Religion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

United Methodist Church

Pastor under complaint enters hospice care

The Rev. William McElvaney, a retired United Methodist pastor and seminary president who faces a complaint under church law for doing a same-sex wedding, is undergoing hospice care.

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Related Topix: Religion, Medicine, Palliative Care, Wedding, Liver Cancer, Health, Oncology, Texas

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Daily Reporter

New pastor celebrates his role as shepherd

Like many who ultimately hear the call, the Rev. Dr. Joe Smith grew up in the United Methodist Church but never considered he'd be on the other side of the pulpit.

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Related Topix: Religion

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hopewell Methodist pastor pens acclaimed Civil War novel

ROBIN TRIMARCHI/rtrimarchi@ledger-enquirer.comCharles Cox, a retired Methodist minister, has written a book, "The Ravenwood Trade," that was inspired by his great-grandfather who was a Civil War chaplain.

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Related Topix: Religion, Harris County, GA, Pine Mountain, GA, University of Georgia Kennewsaw State, Midland, GA, Eastman, GA, Dodge County, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Dr. Josh Mugele and Chad Priest, RN in Liberia. July 2014

Several groups in Indiana are working to send financial support to West Africa, even when manpower can't be provided.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Nursing, Religion

Westport News

"Decoding' job posts is speaker topic

A job-search coach will present " Decoding the Job Description" during a meeting of the job-networking group Mondays@7 on Monday morning, Aug. 11, at the United Methodist Church , 49 Weston Road.

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Related Topix: Religion

Elburn Herald

United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

Pastor CheonEui Oh on July 1 was welcomed as the new leader of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.

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Related Topix: Religion, Family, Kids, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, IL, Sugar Grove, IL

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