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  • Pope ushers in his first Christmas at Vatican VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has ushered in his first Christmas as pontiff, likening Jesus' birth to a burst of light on the sometimes dark moments of human history, marked by pride and ambition. The 77-year-old Francis celebrated Christmas Eve

    December 27, 2013

  • Everything changes: Take a look at your faith In my limited years as a minister, a husband, a father, and most importantly as a follower of Christ, I have come to one inescapable truth. Things change. Sometimes it is dramatic like the birth of a child, or the loss of a job. It can be beautiful l

    December 27, 2013

  • Appanoose County Weekly Meals menu We wish you all a happy new year. Everyone is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship every Monday night at Faith Methodist Church on Highway 5 north of John Deere. Meals are available from 5-6 p.m. Rides are no longer being provided at this time

    December 27, 2013

  • 122013 Christmas Dinner Photo Christmas dinner marks 25 years The Drake Avenue Christian Church in Centerville will host its 25th annual free Christmas Day dinner this Wednesday. The entire community is invited to enjoy turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, vegetables, rolls, salads, homemade pies,

    December 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • 121313 Kids Milner, Haskell travel to Peru On Nov. 25 Mitch Milner and Rosemary Haskell traveled to Chimbote, Peru. Chimbote is about seven hours by bus north of the capital city of Lima, Peru. There they ministered to 90 children who live in the slums. They were part of a team led by the Rev

    December 13, 2013 2 Photos

  • 4 churches open their doors On Sunday, Dec. 15, four Centerville churches will be opening their doors to the community for all to see how each congregation "decks the halls." First United Methodist, First Presbyterian, Drake Avenue Christian and First Lutheran churches will be

    December 6, 2013

  • 120613 Live Nativity Photo 2 Pageant is on Saturday The 14th annual community live nativity pageant will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in Centerville. You will see narrators and actors including a live baby portraying the Christ child, children choirs with rhythm

    December 6, 2013 2 Photos

  • Churches celebrate the holiday The Cincinnati and Unionville United Methodist churches are a "charge," sharing one pastor. These are small rural churches; but with big hearts and a love for their Lord and their community. This coming Sunday afternoon, the Cincinnati Church will be

    December 6, 2013

  • Appanoose County weekly meal Everyone is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship every Monday night at Faith Methodist Church on Highway 5 north of John Deere. Meals are available from 5-6 p.m. Rides are no longer being provided at this time. The menu for Monday will be slop

    December 6, 2013

  • Gospel Sing is Sunday Sunday Gospel Sing will be held Sunday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church. Gayle Hartwing, who played and sang for us last Christmas, will be performing. Bill Thom will lead group singing. Everyone is invited to attend. Gospel Sing is Su

    December 6, 2013

  • Christmas musical comedy is on Sunday Solid Rock Church of God in Centerville will be hosting the acclaimed Christmas comedy and musical "A Park Bench Christmas" on Sunday, Dec. 8. Combining the timeless Biblical truths of the Christmas story with modern-day characters that will have you

    December 4, 2013

  • 112913 Conference More than 20 youth attend national conference Youth from St. Mary's Catholic Church traveled to attend the National Catholic Youth Conference Nov. 21-23. There were more than 25,000 people from across the United States in attendance at the conference. It was held at Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadiu

    November 28, 2013 1 Photo

  • 112913 Logo Kids perform community service on Centerville Square On Nov. 2, junior high and high school youths in the pre-confirmation and confirmation classes at St. Mary's Catholic Church helped string lights for the synchronized display on the courthouse lawn. This is the second year that St. Mary's youths were

    November 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • Religion Briefs 11/22/13 Drake Ave. to hold Messy Church BASIC Cafe will hold it's monthly Messy Church on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Drake Avenue Christian Church. Thanksgiving dinner set Everyone is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship every Monday nigh

    November 22, 2013

  • It's not too late The day after Thanksgiving, "Black Friday." Where did it get that title? I had to Google it. The most logical history, considering it is the biggest shopping day of the year, is that merchants hoped to end the day in the "black" (financial profit),

    November 22, 2013

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