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Religion calendar, July 11, 2014

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Don Follis: Pastors find it easy to put on masks

Though I have spent more than three-and-a-half decades in the ministry, I still occasionally think back to the first month of my campus ministry at the University of Illinois and remember what a longtime pastor told me. A nice 60-something pastor I met said, "Most pastors really have very few friends, son. By choosing the ministry, you have picked a good but lonely vocation."

Religion calendar, July 4, 2014

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Religion calendar, June 20, 2014

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McClarey's 18-plus years in C-U winding down

CHAMPAIGN — When the Rev. Jim McClarey first arrived as the new pastor at Savoy United Methodist Church 18-1/2 years ago, he recalls setting out to make changes and a congregation that didn't know what to make of him.

"I wasn't real popular the first few years," he says.

Don Follis: Ten assumptions that make for a lasting marriage

After counseling engaged and married couples for 30 years, I bring many assumptions to the table — most of them rock solid, if I do say myself. Actually, I work hard to make couples do their own thinking; but I believe that if they will embrace these assumptions, they will in fact experience a happier marriage and a better life.

Religion calendar, June 20, 2014

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Guest speaker. 10:30 a.m.

Religion calendar, June 15, 2014

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Don Follis: Candy bar cars help when life isn't fair or predictable

It doesn't take long to learn that life is neither fair nor predictable. The summer of 1964 I experienced these firsthand in three separate events.

St. Matthew moves services as renovations begin

CHAMPAIGN — A renovation project has begun on St. Matthew Catholic Church, shifting masses to temporary quarters in the parish center's Feeney Hall until next spring.