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Religion calendar Aug. 23, 2013

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Religion calendar, Aug. 16, 2013

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Religion calendar, Aug. 9, 2013

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Events

Fifth annual musical event slated for Sunday

GIBSON CITY — Gibson Area Music Foundation will host its fifth annual Hymn Festival at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Gibson City United Methodist Church.

The Rev. Jim Davis of the American Evangelical Lutheran Church in Gibson City will lead this year's festival, which is themed "Promises of Our Loving God."

Faith in Action seeks volunteers

GEORGETOWN — Faith in Action South is hosting an event to recruit new volunteers.

A volunteer luncheon and fair will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Wanda's Restaurant on the Georgetown square.

It is open to the public, as well as all past and current volunteers.

Reservations are suggested but not required.

Religion calendar Aug. 2, 2013

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St. Thomas More plans to buy adjoining land

CHAMPAIGN — If the Champaign City Council approves the division of a parcel of land, the High School of St. Thomas More is planning to buy 20 acres directly to its north from The Atkins Group.

She's back where it all began

DANVILLE — When Gail Lewis attended Holy Family School, she told the principal that one day, she would come back and take her job.

That was said in jest, and she never dreamed it actually would happen.

Perhaps that's why Lewis is still pinching herself that she's the new chief of Danville's Catholic schools.

Don Follis: In leadership, trust is way more important than popularity

At age 14, rather unhappily, I learned the difference between popularity and trust. My parents decided to let me follow the wheat harvest with one of the men in our Northwestern church. The wheat in the High Plains ripens in Texas in early June and then in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and by mid-July, South and North Dakota.