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Religion

Religion calendar, May 27-June 3, 2016

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Champaign church celebrates 150 years

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign's Salem Baptist Church celebrated its 150th anniversary on May 22.

The church held a variety of festivities leading up to Sunday's events, which featured Bishop Edward M. Clark, a son of Salem Baptist.

Clark is now affiliated with the Liveoak Baptist Church in College Park, Ga.

The celebration theme was "We've Come This Far By Faith."

Don Follis: Extended times of prayer crucial for Michigan pastor

Seven years ago a friend told me about a Michigan pastor who prayed a lot. She had seen the blog of Pastor John Piippo, and said she thought I would like what he wrote about prayer (johnpiippo.com).

Religion calendar, May 20-27, 2016

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Religion calendar, May 13-20, 2016

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Don Follis: Memoirs give words to life's most enduring questions

I never tire of knowing another person's story. Since the first of this year, five newly-published memoirs have thoroughly drawn me in. If you will put even one of these book on your summer reading list, your mind will stretch and your heart will grow.

Religion calendar, May 6-13, 2016

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Weekend planner: A Downton-ish event downtown

If you liked "Downton Abbey," you'll love Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church's 1662 Choral Evensong service at 4 p.m. Sunday, promises Mother Beth Maynard, priest at the church at 102 N. State St., C. The song texts come from the King James Bible and the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, used in Anglican church services, and are set to music by some of the greatest composers in history.

Religion calendar, April 29-May 6, 2016

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Wired for worship

If you're headed to East Bend Mennonite Church this morning, don't forget your iPhone.

Or your iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apple Watch or laptop. It'll come in handy.