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Religion calendar, Feb. 14, 2014

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Religion calendar, Feb. 7, 2014

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Don Follis: Self-awareness is crucial, but it's not all you need

Why is it that some people seem to have closer and more enduring friendships and marriages than others? Why is it that some folks perform with seeming ease in the workplace, often quickly advancing? And why is it that some people seem to have less conflict in their life than others? Even when it does occur, they seem to be good at resolving it quickly and completely.

Religion calendar, Jan. 31, 2014

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Winter Jam Tour brings 'incredible family feeling'

CHAMPAIGN — Ten acts, ten dollars. Hours of music, sketches and inspirational talks. Winter Jam is here again Saturday at the State Farm Center.

Most of the acts keep it to less than a half an hour, but headliners the Newsboys will be on stage 45 minutes near the close of the show.

Don Follis: Vigil a reminder of importance of prayer

At the beginning of every year, Pastor Gary Grogan from Stone Creek Church on South Race Street in Urbana leads his congregation in a week of prayer meetings for the New Year. From Jan. 5-11, 15 hour-long prayer services punctuated the week. The week concluded with a 24-hour prayer vigil, from 7 p.m. on Friday to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Religion calendar, Jan. 17, 2014

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Urbana pastor is guest chaplain at U.S. House

WASHINGTON — Gary Grogan, lead pastor at Stone Creek Church in Urbana for more than 25 years, served as guest chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday and opened the session with a prayer.

Top of the morning, Jan. 14, 2014: Haiti missions

Megan Roegge currently is on her fifth mission trip to Haiti since an earthquake ravaged the country four years ago.

 

An All-Area girls' basketball player while at Urbana High, she is part of a group of women from Trinity Lutheran Church in Urbana that is lending a hand in Jacmel. Roegge, a 24-year-old grad student in social work at Illinois, checked in Monday:

Don Follis: Inner peace and contentment await you in 2014

As 2014 approached, a young pastor sincerely asked me what he could do to help bring about greater peace in the life of the community. "Well, how about getting to know the Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) groups?" I asked sincerely. "Seriously, figure out what they do."