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Religion calendar, May 30, 2014

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Don Follis: We human birds need lots and lots of head patting

This summer would be a perfect time to get back to your bird patting. Human bird patting, that is. The need is greater than ever.

Religion calendar, May 23, 2014

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Religion calendar, May 16, 2014

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Don Follis: God loves you and finds you irreplaceable

An out-of-state pastor recently sought my counsel. As we talked about transparency, I asked him how many people really know him. "Hmm. That's a good question," he said. "What do you mean really know?"

"With how many people are you genuinely transparent?"

"Transparent? Genuinely transparent? Geesh."

Congregation to say farewell to ministers

The congregation of Champaign's Mount Vernon United Methodist Church will be saying goodbye to the Rev. L. Rachel Berry and her husband, the Rev. John Kraps, on May 18. The celebration of their ministry will start at 10:30 a.m., with Berry's final sermon, followed by a potluck lunch and a performance by the church's praise band, including a sing-along of favorite hymns and songs.

Religion calendar, May 9, 2014

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The Big Ten with Jeff D'Alessio, May 4, 2014

We asked 10 pastors, priests, monsignors and ministers: Of all the church services you've given, what's the one memory that would make your congregation chuckle on this Sunday morning?

FATHER ROBERT LAMPITT

Chaplain, St. Thomas More, Champaign

Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew Catholic Church

Religion calendar, May 2, 2014

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Don Follis: We should spend more time praying, less time judging

During my very first semester as a campus minister 30 years ago, I met a guy who knew the New Testament extremely well. He had a Ph.D. in New Testament from an Ivy League divinity school. He was a Christian, but he was not convinced that all the New Testament books were historically accurate.