Religion

Religion

Religion calendar, Aug. 17-24, 2018

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Clergy Corner, Aug. 17, 2018

For 35 years, the Revs. THOMAS NEUFER EMSWILER, 77, and SHARON NEUFER EMSWILER, 74, shared careers, serving as United Methodist ministers in Kansas and Illinois. They retired in July 2003 from Wesley United Methodist Church and Foundation at the UI, where they were co-pastors of the church and co-directors of the campus ministry.

Muslim American Society plans presentation on Islamic beliefs, practices

CHAMPAIGN — The Muslim American Society of Urbana Champaign is planning an event to help area residents better understand the major beliefs and practices of Islam.

"Know Your Muslim Neighbor: Pilgrimage in the Footsteps of Abraham" will be presented from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Robeson Pavilion Room of the Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

142ND FAIRBURY FAIR

Religion calendar, Aug. 10-17, 2018

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Clergy Corner, Aug. 10, 2018

A variety of churches and organizations in the Gibson City area will join forces later this month to make the community a better place.

It is all part of Gibson City's seventh Community Outreach Weekend, set for Aug. 25-26.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 9-16, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

GEORGETOWN FAIR

What: Carnival operating daily until Aug. 11. Daily music entertainment, pig races and a petting zoo are free attractions. Daily livestock shows, food, exhibits and evening grandstand entertainment: barnyard tractor pull, Aug. 9; rodeo, Aug. 10; demolition derby, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

When: Aug. 9-11.

Frank's Weekend Faves, Aug. 5, 2018

The last time we heard from Champaign native, St. Thomas More and University of Illinois graduate and historian/organist Christopher Holman, he was headed off to Switzerland for at least a year of researching and performing on some of Europe's oldest and most storied pipe organs.

Religion calendar, Aug. 3-10, 2018

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Clergy Corner, Aug. 3, 2018

CHAMPAIGN — LEAH POGEMILLER's earliest memory of C-U goes back to her piccolo-playing days, when she and the rest of Joliet West High's marching band would compete with other schools at Memorial Stadium.