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Weekend Planner: Raise your voice with BACH

If you ever wanted to croon "And he will reign forever and ever" with other like-minded holiday singers, you'll get your chance this weekend. For the 15th year, the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana is organizing its 'Messiah' Sing-Along.

Clergy Corner, Nov. 24, 2017

Even before a white supremacist killed nine churchgoers on Bible study night at a historically black house of worship in South Carolina, the Rev. KEITH THOMAS was losing sleep over an issue they didn't cover at Moody Bible Institute.

Religion calendar, Nov. 24-30, 2017

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Entertainment calendar, Nov. 23-30, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

'46TH ANNUAL URBANA HIGH SCHOOL THANKSGIVING DINNER'

What: Urbana High School Student Senate hosts a dinner with all the trimmings for those who are in need of a warm, comfortable environment to spend their Thanksgiving. Reservations are not needed, but call ahead for a ride.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 23.

Don Follis: In the end, the misfits are victorious

When I read radio host Brant Hansen's new book, I remembered times I felt like a misfit. The book is called "Blessed are the Misfits — Great news for believers who are introverts, spiritual strugglers, or just feel like they're missing something." (2017 by W Publishing, Nashville, Tenn., an imprint of Thomas Nelson).

Clergy Corner, Nov. 17, 2017

One thing ANGELA BRADLEY discovered when she handed out her very first free turkey dinner while working a four-hour volunteer shift at Stone Creek Church's food pantry: There's no meal like a Thanksgiving meal.

Religion calendar, Nov. 17-23, 2017

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Entertainment listings, Nov. 16-23, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

16TH ANNUAL MANSFIELD WINTER FEST

What: Free horse and carriage rides, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Have your picture taken with Santa! Over 30 vendors from seasonal decor to baked goods. Coffee, hot chocolate, donuts, breakfast and lunch provided by food vendors. Shop at the local village shops. Brochures and maps available day of event.

Wheelchair-racing champion's keys to success: Strategy, work, a 'bit of luck'

JOSH GEORGE has conquered many challenges in life.

At age 4, he survived a 12-story fall that left him paralyzed from the chest down — and then went on to become one of the world's best wheelchair racers, with an assist from Illinois track wheelchair coach extraordinaire ADAM BLEAKNEY.

Religion calendar, Nov. 10-16, 2017

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