Religion

Religion

St. John the Divine organist marking 30 years of joyful noise

CHAMPAIGN — A special concert and Evensong service this afternoon at the Chapel of St. John the Divine will celebrate a landmark year for the parish's longtime organist and choirmaster, Linda Buzard.

Buzard has started her 30th year as parish organist and has also been parish choirmaster nearly that long.

Clergy Corner, Oct. 27, 2017

CHAMPAIGN — It has 74 places to live out of the cold. And for the thousands of people who have called Restoration Urban Ministries home over the years, it has been a chance to turn life around.

A Champaign Christian charity, Restoration Urban Ministries aims to provide both homes and support to homeless and displaced families.

Religion calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2017

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Entertainment listings, Oct. 26-Nov. 2, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HCE CULTURAL ARTS SHOW

What: Champaign County Home and Community Education (HCE) members will display their handcrafted projects for judging for the State Conference March 2018. Guest speakers are Bonnie Smith, Illinois Homemakers Camp, and Karen Cunningham, motivational speaker. Public invited.

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 26.

Don Follis: You can go to a place called 'Still'

Fifteen area pastors and church leaders are joining me this fall, engaging in discussions about caring for their soul. They are enrolled in a Tuesday afternoon course I lead called "Soul Work: Doing the Unseen Work in a Leader's Life." Every Tuesday for two hours we drill down to the very essence of who we are.

Religion calendar, Oct. 20-26, 2017

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Entertainment listings, Oct. 19-26, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

BALDWIN ASYLUM HAUNTED HOUSE

What: Back for its fifth year as Central Illinois' premiere haunted attraction with 10,000 square feet of terror, customers will find terror at every turn; "Lights Out" events, Oct. 19 and 30. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Religion calendar, Oct. 13-19, 2017

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Clergy Corner, Oct. 13, 2017

CHAMPAIGN — After 43 years in the ministry with stops in California and Washington before coming to First Presbyterian Church in 2006, Pastor CHUCK CARLSON is calling it a career after Sunday's service.

And what a service it will be.

Entertainment listings, Oct. 12-19, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

NCSA OPEN HOUSE