Lifestyles » Religion

Minister’s Message – “What are You Seeking?”

Posted on February 24, 2015 at 1:45 pm

When was the last time you looked for something? Maybe it was your car keys that you lost in the couch cushions. Maybe it was an Easter egg that was hidden in the backyard. Maybe it was a good deal on that new gadget you have been wanting. It seems that we are always looking for things. And as soon as we find what we are looking for, we switch

Read Full Story

Religion » Older Stories

  • Minister’s Message – “What’s Lent All About?”

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    Jeffrey Dock, Trinity and Good Shepherd Lutheran   For many denominations, this week kicks off our annual Lenten season. Lent is the time of the church year preceding Easter. Ash Wednesday begins the Lenten season which lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and culminates with Holy Week. Originally called quadragesima (‘forty’ in Latin), eventually the term Lent (old English for ‘Spring’) came to be used. Which is probably good, cause

    Read Full Story
  • Pro-Lifers gather for annual event

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Area pro-lifers held their annual vigil on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Pike  County Courthouse. The courtroom was packed with adults and children who had come to remember the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the United States. This decision was made in 1973 and since then groups have met who opposed that decision and still hope to see the law changed. For

    Read Full Story
  • Minister’s Message – “A Command to Love One Another”

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    A young man told his father, “Dad, I’m going to get married.” “How do you know you’re ready to get married, Ron?” asked the father. “Are you in love?” He replied, “I sure am!” The father then asked, “Ron, how do you know you’re in love?” “Last night as I was kissing my girlfriend goodnight, her dog bit me and I didn’t feel the pain until I got home!” Ron

    Read Full Story
  • Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church celebrates eighth anniversary

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm

    On Tuesday, Jan. 27, members and friends of the Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church gathered to celebrate the eighth anniversary of  the “Eastern Missouri Cowboy Church.” Friends reminisced and commented on how the church has grown since its first service on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006. The church began as an idea of Brother Don Amelung for mission work.  He shared the idea with Dr. Terry “Doc” Newton,  a long-time Pike County

    Read Full Story
  • Minister’s Message – “Born to Hope”

    Posted on February 3, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    PETER 1:3-9  “3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.  4to an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you.  5Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the

    Read Full Story
  • First United Methodist Church to host free chili lunch Saturday, Jan. 24

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    The First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Church and Broadway Streets, will be serving a free chili lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24. The lunch will consist of chili, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, dessert, tea, and coffee.  Everyone in the community is invited to attend. The lunch is being provided as part of the church’s Acts of Kindness ministry. The United

    Read Full Story

National News - Religion

Headlines of the Day

Switch to our mobile site