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Religion calendar, Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2015

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Don Follis: Seeking God's help in conflict resolution

Immediately after receiving my undergraduate degree I spent a year working in public relations for a small church college in Kansas. It was fun traveling to places like Denver, Albuquerque and Phoenix to speak on behalf of the school.

Religion calendar, Oct. 23-30, 2015

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Sunday Special: Father figure spreading the word

In his sermon during a recent Mass, Father Luke Spannagel spoke of loyalty — of being faithful without question to God and Jesus Christ.

The Catholic priest also told his audience that many things in our culture today compete for their loyalty.

And because this wasn't the usual homily, he mentioned loyalty to the Orange and Blue.

Rantoul church to install new pastor

The Rev. Otis Evans Jr. will be installed as the pastor of Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Rev. Frank L. McSwain Sr. of Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, Bloomington, will conduct the service.

The church is located at 1500 Sheppard Place, Rantoul.

Religion calendar, Oct. 16-23, 2015

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Empty Tomb sets funding events

CHAMPAIGN — Empty Tomb is inviting area Christians to a special cake and pie event to learn more about its Mission Match program and its funding arm, the Discipleship Tree.

Those interested in attending can choose between events Thursday or Friday, both from 6-7:30 p.m. at Urbana's New Life Church of Faith (201 Lincoln Square).

Don Follis: Understanding grief becomes about living our life forward

When I met Pastor Bill from the rural south, I thought I met a rigid, tough guy. I was way wrong. Even though his momma had been married five times before Bill was 16, she came to faith and helped him become a pastor.

Grace to install new pastor Nov. 1

The Rev. Arthur Christian "Chris" Repp will be installed as the new pastor at Grace Lutheran Church, 313 S. Prospect Ave., C, at 4 p.m. Nov. 1. The installation and Holy Communion service is open to the public. Repp replaces the Rev. Roger Digges, who retired in June 2014.

Religion calendar, Oct. 9-16, 2015

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