Religion

Religion

Religion calendar, May 12-18, 2017

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Clergy Corner, May 12, 2017

Thinking back to her childhood in Terre Haute, Ind., PAULA WALLACE can't remember a single day that didn't end with Mom reading her a bedtime Bible story.

And BEVERLY BROWN didn't stop there.

"My mother told me numerous times that she prayed for me every day of my life," Paula says.

Don Follis: Healthy people embrace grieving and loss

Emotionally healthy people can be unflappable. They can enter a hurting person's world while still holding on to themselves. Hanging between those two worlds is a mark of real love.

It's marvelous to watch a person carefully listen and offer unconditional love when they don't agree with the person at all.

Clergy Corner, May 5, 2017

Tough to predict what will lead off Andy Adams' legacy: the fact that he founded a church (Urbana's QUEST UNITED METHODIST, in 2004) or found an actual building for that church to call home (at 2004 Philo Road, in 2013).

For those eight-and-a-half years in between, you never knew where Adams & Co. would show up for Sunday services.

Religion calendar, May 5-11, 2017

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Clergy Corner, April 28, 2017

The first time the Rev. MICHAEL PICA pondered a path to the priesthood was during a childhood visit to dear old grandma's house in Abingdon, south of Galesburg, with his four brothers.

"My Italian grandmother would always ask us five boys: 'Who in the family is going to be the priest?'" he says with a chuckle. "That's what started the whole thing."

Religion calendar, April 28-May 4, 2017

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30 Days, 30 Grads: Arcola alum not dropping the mic

BOURBONNAIS — Daneli Rabanalez Hernandez grew up with a deep love for music and found her niche at college working for a contemporary Christian radio network.

And she knows there's something more important going on during her evening programs on Shine.FM than just her behind a microphone.

"It's a ministry that God is using me for," she said.

You don't have to get religion for this 'powerful, suspenseful story'

URBANA — The center of actor Mathew Green's life while growing up in Robinson was the Methodist church.

So he feels he knows the latest character he's playing, Pastor Paul, who has grown his church from a modest church front to a megachurch.

Entertainment listings, April 27-May 4, 2017

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

ASIAFEST! 2017

What: The Asian American Cultural Center celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month with this annual family-friendly festival showcasing a variety of Asian cultures through food, art, performances and activities.

When: 1 to 4 p.m. April 29.