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10 hrs ago | 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.

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

11 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Religion, Ferguson, MO, Riot

12 hrs ago | 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 theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/VLJSnr 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)

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Related Topix: Religion, Clarksville, TN

13 hrs ago | 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.

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

19 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 23Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 23Events and...

Faith Notes: Week of Aug. 23 Events and news from local religious organizations.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

New Book Discusses American Methodism

Having served as a staff to the Structure Study Commission of the General Conference of 1968, author Paul F. McCleary wants this generation of church leadership to be aware of the institutional history and the debate on structure that continues to give form to the current polity.

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Related Topix: Religion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

Self-Improvement: John Lees, Methodism and religious beliefs in early New South Wales

This is a story about the earliest Methodists in New South Wales - missionaries and lay people who tried to establish Methodist congregations in the 1810s.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Religion

Press & Sun-Bulletin

A Broome imam, minister, rabbi find common ground

A Broome imam, minister, rabbi find common ground Children of Abraham looks to build bridges between communities of faith in Broome County Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1oSxvD1 John Goodell, left, Anas Shaikh and Barbara Goldman-Wartell are members of Children of Abraham, an interfaith organization in Broome County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Broome County, NY, Religion, Binghamton, NY, Johnson City, NY, Muhlenberg College

Fiji Times

Heavens open amid praises

Ro Teimumu Kepa contributes to the Methodist Church celebrations at Furnival Park in Suva as Adi Koila Nailatikau follows yesterday.

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Related Topix: Fiji, World News, Religion

United Methodist Church

Marching for climate change action

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addresses a meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change, held on the margins of the African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, in June.

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Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa, Religion, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Time to rebuild: Just like before, Thousand Island Park will rise from the ashes

The spectacular, yet depressing, fire that destroyed the main business block of Thousand Island Park early Thursday dented the visage of one of the north country's most unique communities.

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Related Topix: Fire, Thousand Island Park, NY, Wellesley Island, NY, Religion, Clayton, NY, Alexandria Bay, NY, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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

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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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

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

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