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Faith briefs for Sept. 25

September 25, 2015 Bethel Fellowship celebrates ‘50 Years of Grace’ Sunday Bethel Fellowship Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary from 2-4:30 p.m. Sunday with a get- together starting at 2 p.. more »»

Less is more

September 25, 2015 The Apostle Paul wrote: “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” There’s no way he could have anticipated how those words would be used centuries later. more »»

Faith in Action for Sept. 18

September 18, 2015 Avera Marshall’s pastoral care department “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ”. Galatians 6:2 Everywhere love turns; it finds burdens to carry and ways to help. more »»

Local/national faith briefs

September 18, 2015 Baked Potato Supper is Thursday at Cornerstone The 19th annual Baked Potato Supper is from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Cornerstone Methodist Church (the former Wesley Church), 202 N. 4th St. more »»

More than we can bear

September 18, 2015 Legendary animator Chuck Jones created or produced some of the greatest cartoons, working on projects ranging from “Bugs Bunny” to “The Grinch” to “Tom and Jerry” and “Pepe LePew. more »»

Local/national faith briefs

September 11, 2015 Dinner and auction Sunday in Lucan Our Lady of Victory Church in Lucan is having a dinner and auction Sunday at the church. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

A dog’s life — A good life

September 11, 2015 In one of his better quips, Mark Twain said, “The more I know about people, the better I like my dog. more »»

A harborous disposition

September 4, 2015 Sociologist Robert Putnam wrote a book some years ago entitled, “Bowling Alone.” Bowling, unbelievably, is the most participated in sport in America. more »»

Faith briefs for Sept. 4

September 4, 2015 Live simulcast event set for Sep. more »»

Local/national faith briefs

August 28, 2015 Bible studies class starts Sept. more »»

Tea and apple pies

August 28, 2015 When our friend first moved to our hometown it was a culture shock. more »»

Free meal for thousands in New Delhi example of Sikh service

August 28, 2015 NEW DELHI (AP) — Harjeet Singh can usually be found riding around New Delhi on his Harley Davidson Superlow, or helping foreign companies set up operations in India. more »»

Faith in Action for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015 By Sister Lenore Paschke, OSB The Benedictines of Marshall are again offering the workshop series Preparedness and Practices of those who serve others. more »»

Local/national faith briefs

August 21, 2015 Holy Redeemer Faith Formation classes to begin Wednesday Holy Redeemer Faith Formation classes for grades K-12 will begin Wednesday. Grades K-5 will meet at Holy Redeemer School from 6:30-7:30 p.m. more »»

The Elvis in me — and you

August 21, 2015 We were sitting at a stop sign at the corner of College and Line streets, directly across from the First Methodist Church. My mother was driving. My sister sat in the backseat. more »»

The illusion of control

July 24, 2015 “Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac.” So said Nicole Kidman to Tom Cruise in the movie, “Days of Thunder. more »»

Local/World Faith Briefs

July 24, 2015 Pie, ice cream social is Thursday in Tracy The United Methodist Church Women in Tracy are sponsoring a pie and ice cream social/supper from 5-7 p.m. more »»

Faith Forum

July 17, 2015 ‘… freedom to live in God’s Word remains’ To the editor: Many people know the words to this Bible verse: “For God loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him... more »»

HRS 2015 graduation class

July 3, 2015 Submitted photo Holy Redeemer School held its eighth-grade graduation on Tuesday, May 12. The Catholic Daughters of America Award was presented to Meredith Bock, daughter of Wally and Becky Boc. more »»

First Lutheran’s graduating seniors

June 12, 2015 Submitted photo The following celebrated the Class of 2015 baccalaureate at First Lutheran Church. more »»

First Lutheran confirmation

June 5, 2015 Photo courtesy of Photoworks Twenty young men and women were confirmed May 3 at First Lutheran Church in Marshall. more »»



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October 2, 2015 A gentleman came into the Independent recently to place a wedding anniversary ad in the classified section and a notice in the news sectio. more »

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