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Religion

Grove Street Church to honor 'Mother Perry's 92nd birthday

CHAMPAIGN — Blessed Hope District and Grove Street Church of God in Christ will be hosting a 92nd community birthday celebration honoring district missionary Maggie L. Perry on Oct. 16 at Grove Street Church, 501 E. Grove Street, C. The well-wishing reception will begin at 2 p.m. and the tribune program at 4 p.m.

Don Follis: Keep asking God to transform you from inside out

One day on my August trip to Israel, I sat in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Bethlehem on the West Bank, listening as Pastor Naim Khoury told his story. As a strong-willed Greek Orthodox Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem in the late 1960s, he had his heart changed by God, and Pastor Khoury began a personal relationship with Jesus.

Clergy corner, Sept. 23, 2016

Managing Editor Jeff D’Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders — both in the pulpit and out of it:

Religion calendar, Sept. 23-29, 2016

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Religion calendar, Sept. 16-22, 2016

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Clergy corner, Sept. 16, 2016

Crucial to any successful spin-off of his ground-breaking anti-gun-violence initiative, New York criminologist DAVID KENNEDY says, is getting clergy members from crime-plagued neighborhoods on board.

Don Follis: Jerusalem school exhilarating, puzzling and sobering

On a recent 10-day trip to Jerusalem, early each morning my roommate and I walked from Christ Church Guest House to the Western Wall, making our way through the labyrinth of narrow streets in the Old City (the walled portion of ancient Jerusalem that exists within the modern city). By 7 a.m.

Religion calendar, Sept. 9-15, 2016

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Clergy corner, Sept. 9, 2016

The last thing TOM HILLERTZ built — and maybe "built" is too strong a word here — happened in high school woodshop class.

"A step stool," he says, "that fell apart after about the second or third time I used it."