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Yes, parking passes are required to park a vehicle on campus. Students can go to Campus Police at the Boren Student Center to check in a vehicle anytime Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed during chapel and 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch). The registration fee is $25 and the car …

The experience of spiritual communion is transformational. Whenever people come together, meaningful connections can be shared, and these interactions build resilience within individuals and communities. The etymology of the word “fraternity” goes back more than 800 years. It means companionship and refers to people who share with each other. At a recent one-day convention for …

What do you do when you are wrongfully terminated by a mega-church and denied severance unless you sign an NDA? Then, years later, you realize that what you went through in that church was spiritual abuse? According to Lori Harding, that’s what happened to her at the famous Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, …

Robin Sindorf Kaspar’s path to her current position as children’s ministry coordinator for Packsaddle Fellowship in her hometown of Kingsland is through stints in showbiz, heartbreak and salvation. In his day, Kaspar cheered on both the Llano High School Yellow Jackets and the Dallas Cowboys. She’s won beauty contests all over the state and clowned …

Karlos Baca has been at the forefront of the indigenous food sovereignty movement and its connection to wild foods for many years. Baca is a passionate and skilled forger, seed saver, activist and educator. He is the founder of the Taste of Native Cuisine organization and co-founder of the I-Collective, which describes itself as a …

“During COVID, I was standing in the middle of the sanctuary, and we had moved everything, because we were filming our Sunday morning services. I realized how cool it would be to worship in that kind of space,” Provart said. “It had this old school, around my grandmother’s type of piano vibe, and that was …

Let’s not get used to war, pleads the pope, referring to Ukraine and the escalation in the Caucasus. Pope Francis renewed his call for peace in Ukraine after a mass celebrated in Nursultan in front of the Catholic community in Kazakhstan on September 14, 2022. He said he learned with concern of the situation in …

Charity Festival features recognition, entertainment, food and fun The second annual charity festival, sponsored by the West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, will be held Thursday, September 22 from 3-7 p.m. in El Dorado Springs at the Liston Center, 508 North Main. The highlight of the event is the recognition of two outstanding Cedar County …

Reverend Dr. Dawn Darwin Weaks is the co-pastor of First Christian Church in Odessa. By Round. dr. Dawn Weaknesses Pastor, Link Christian Church This month marks our eighth anniversary as pastors at Connection Christian Church here in Odessa. My husband Joe and I came to serve in 2014 when the price of oil was very …

(RNS) – Reverend Melva Sampson dons her chunky, shiny glasses and a frayed pink dress at 8 a.m. Sunday as she greets attendees by name to worship via Facebook Live. No COVID-19 workaround, Sampson’s ministry has always been online — and for a reason: his theology isn’t made for Sunday morning get-togethers. “In this space, …

September 4, 2022By: Dwayne Page As part of September National Recovery Month, the DeKalb Prevention Coalition marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Thursday with an event that honored those who died of drug overdoses and provided resources for those who struggle with drug addiction. The event, held on the west side of the courthouse, ended …

The All Clear Foundation, committed to improving the general well-being and longevity of the emergency responder community, launched a nationwide fundraising campaign with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES from August 29 through September 11. All funds raised through this campaign will continue the All Clear Foundation’s impactful programs and resources for our nation’s emergency responders, including …

How many Jewish Angelenos received a Jewish education? What factors encourage someone to show up at a Jewish event? How do Jews of color feel about Jewish institutions in Los Angeles? The answers to these questions and more are presented in four new reports, released this week by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. …

When the coronavirus pandemic hit more than two years ago, few organizations felt its effects more immediately and more dramatically than religious institutions. Even among nonprofits, churches and spiritual centers stood out: worshipers attend weekly, and finances depend almost 100% on donations to the fundraising plate. Only occasionally do these institutions seek or receive support …

A few years ago I had a rapidly growing lump under my left arm. Having worked for over 20 years in oncology, palliative care and palliative care, my rapidly growing tumor was a cause for fear and concern. My parents had cancer four times between them, so I’ve known for years that I have a …

Byline: Braden Harper/Reporter TVLSE, Oklahoma – Learn it or lose it. This is the slogan on the logo seal of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Mvskoke language preservation program. The tribe takes this slogan to heart through various programs, events and initiatives to transmit the language and keep it alive. One of the most recent efforts …

Nina Joss [email protected] Leticia Santana struggled financially for most of her life. She grew up on food stamps and signed up for Medicaid when she became pregnant at 18. In 2015, she lost her home. Today, Santana works as an Appraisal Coordinator in Wells Fargo’s Mortgage Department. She has two children, two dogs and a …

Like many people during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tenaeya Rankin was looking for a way to distract herself from what was happening in the outside world. She began experimenting with making enamel pins, featuring inspirational and lifestyle messages that promote black and African-American culture in America, she said. “Basically getting all my ideas out of my …

City of Redlands officials and representatives from Shangri-la Industries and Step Up inaugurate the renovation. Redlands Community News photo by Charlaine Carmen Excitement filled the air on Thursday, August 4, when the City of Redlands held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the conversion of the former Good Nite Inn into permanent supportive housing for …

Washington, DC, Aug. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ALERT International Summit in South Korea Towards Peace on the Korean Peninsula: Towards a Global Culture of Peace The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is organizing the “Summit 2022 and Leadership Conference”, a five-day international summit with peace-related events at the Jamsil Lotte Hotel …

Monday, August 8, 2022, 11:43 a.m.Press Release: New Zealand Hindu Youth New Zealand’s first DharmaFestthemed ‘Vibhinnatāyām Ekatvam’ – Unity in Diversity, was launched at the Mahatma Gandhi Center in Auckland by Hindu Youth New Zealand (HYNZ) on Sunday 7th August 2022. The event started at 10.00am with the traditional welcome of representatives spiritual celebrations from …

After two years of communicating through newsletters, the Telluride Jewish Community (TJC) is back with a full calendar of in-person events. On July 8, Andrea Brenner and her husband Scott hosted a Shabbat Happy Hour and mini service that included Shabbat candle lighting. More than 50 people were present and were distributed in the dining …

To the north there is a wide range of bars with live music but few with such a distinct personality as the Jade Fountain. This Duluth cocktail bar can only be described as unique and alluring. Dim lighting and collected art combine with social drinks and Chinese cuisine. The Jade Fountain opened in 1968 as …

GLADYS: THE SALVATION ARMY DISASTER CANTEEN TRUCK LEFT LOUISVILLE MONDAY, DESTINED FOR DANGER, KENTUCKY. >>THEIR PRIMARY DUTIES WILL BE TO NUTRITION, HYDRATE PEOPLE AND WHAT IS UNIQUE TO THE SALVATION ARMY WHICH IS EMOTIONAL AND SPIRITUAL CARE. GLADYS: HAZARD IS ONE OF MANY COMMUNITIES IN EASTERN KENTUCKY FACING DEVASTATING FLOODS. GOVERNOR BESHEAR VISITED SEVERAL HARD-AFFECTED …

St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church is located on Woodbine Avenue and Kingston Road. By REV. MOLLY FINLAY In case anyone checks, it’s been a roaring twenties for everyone, but try to bring a thousands of years old institution into the 21st century! No wonder your ministers, imams, rabbis and priests look like Lloyd …

NOTE FROM OPINION EDITOR AMELIA ROBINSON: A nearly 66-year ministry will come to an end when the Paulista Fathers leave St. Thomas More Newman Center on Sunday, July 31. Newly installed Bishop Earl Fernandes announced that there would be a new vision for the parish. After:Letters: “moral indignation” to surprise. The era ends in an …

Access to ancient cedars for cultural purposes is essential for the Indigenous peoples of Southeast Alaska, both for their heritage and the resilience of their community. Carving and weaving traditions call for straight-grained, slow-growing red and yellow cedars 450+ years old with few branches or flaws. These rare forest giants are called “monumental trees,” and …

The Chinese regime’s persecution of Falun Gong is “unacceptable and must end,” the State Department said in a statement as the brutal eradication campaign entered its 23rd year. “23 years ago, the People’s Republic of China began its brutal persecution of the spiritual discipline of Falun Gong, its practitioners, advocates and human rights defenders,” said …

The “third gender” is a highly controversial term that carries considerable weight and history in all cultures. Here, we dive deep into the concept of “third gender,” from the meaning of the word to communities that have been labeled as such. Related: Third Gender Model Graces Historic Cover Of vogue What is the “third sex”? …

Acting Conservative leader Candice Bergen says adherents in China ‘have suffered a lot for their faith’ A rally followed by a parade of approximately 1,200 Falun Gong adherents was held in downtown Toronto on July 17 to call for an end to the ongoing persecution campaign launched by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). against adherents …

MONTEBELLO—The Holy Cross Cathedral will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year with a series of celebrations to be held under the auspices of Western Prelate Bishop Torkom Donoyan. To kick off the celebrations, an evening church service is scheduled for Saturday, September 10, with the blessing of incense and crosses at 7 p.m. The celebration …

image: Donna Hansel, MD, Ph.D. see After Credit: Courtesy of Oregon Health and Science University HOUSTON ― The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center today announced that Donna Hansel, MD, Ph.D., has been named Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. A pathologist, researcher and distinguished leader, Hansel will join MD Anderson on September …

Prayer has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. More recently, through my ministry to women and men experiencing homelessness, I have learned more than I could ever imagine. As a child, my parents taught us to kneel beside our beds to say our nightly prayers. We prayed for safety …

For the past few years, the most likely disturber of the peace on a balmy day in Lake Bluff has been a rehearsal of its Precision Power Mower Drill Team, a crowd pleaser at North Shore parades. But many summers ago, the culprit was One-Armed Murphy, who woke everyone within earshot when he heard his …

“The isolation of the past two years has shown us that we need each other in the flesh, in the community and in the gathering to move forward with purpose and meaning,” says author Cynthia Breadner . The pandemic underscored what Cynthia Breadner knew in her heart: “To build spiritual community, we must come out …

– Family Services Company, Inc. – social workers, counsellors, therapists, prevention specialists and educators. They offer individual and family counselling, after-school and youth programs, as well as specialist counseling in sexual abuse and domestic violence. – Smile through the storms – support group for suicide survivors. – South Third CASA – advocates for abused and …

At a party in Roxbury, a hundred teenagers sit to create images on tables covered with brushes, acrylic paint and canvases divided into four sections: spiritual, emotional, physical and mental. “There are a lot of people who can’t express themselves in words, so we share how we feel through painting,” said Vanessa Lopes, 15, who …

Military service members put a lot on the line, including their lives, in service to their country. Every aspect of protection is important to troops, from weapons and armor to their spirituality. Most people have no doubt encountered Saint Michael, the patron saint of warriors, whom soldiers greatly respect. A Navy Chaplain is there to …

Jonathan Castner Jennifer Grande, Registered Massage Therapist While Boulder offers an abundance of holistic wellness offerings, Registered Massage Therapist Jennifer Grande noticed there was still a niche to fill in Longmont where she has lived for nearly two decades. So in 2020, she opened Anahata Massage, a luxury spiritual center and community gathering place. The …

Placeholder while loading article actions Tatiana Robinson and about 15 other hikers thought they had brought enough water to venture into the Arizona wilderness on Thursday morning and accomplish their mission: to get closer to the Almighty for their reality series. The temperature was 91 degrees at 7 a.m. when they set out on the …

Mahant Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha India West Staff Reporter ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute, the first center for learning and researching Indian languages ​​and Hindu scriptures in the Swaminarayan tradition in the United States, was dedicated here at the Swaminarayan Akshardham site on June 18. The event …

Fred Stella, the Pracharak (minister of outreach) of the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: “Speaking as someone who was raised in one tradition but adopted another later in life, I encourage anyone on a spiritual search to use a similar approach to finding a spouse. of a life partner, we are advised to combine the …

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated a Shila temple (of rock) at Holy Tukaram Maharaj mandir (temple) dedicated to the 17th-century saint at Dehu, near Pune, a move seen as raising awareness of Maharashtra’s Warkari sect, A community that traces its roots to the Bhakti movement, the Warkaris claim to be apolitical and …

Paul Helmer, architect and color consultant with Touch of Distinction Color and Design in Kansas City, Missouri, speaks with All Saints’ Day pastor Father Peter Jaramillo, SSA, about the St. Juan Diego portion of the mural at the summit of Toussaint. LEAVEN PHOTO BY KATHRYN WHITE by Joe [email protected] KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There is …

Anne Attea, center, director of training and social justice at Ascension in Minneapolis, provides an update during the “Giving Insights” series May 24 at St. Mary’s Basilica in Minneapolis. At left is Father Dale Korogi, Pastor of Ascension, and at right is Akiko Maeker, Senior Partner and Coaching Director of Interculturalist LLC in the Twin …

Carolyn R. Wilson | Special for the Bristol Herald Courier DAMASCUS, Va. — Brad Sasser’s idea of ​​serving people may be a little different from most pastors. Three years ago, Sasser traded his pulpit for a different mission field, among the evergreens and majestic waterfalls along the trails of the Appalachian Trail. Sasser, 41, is …

Life is a messy process, literally. There is always something to put in the washing machine. A new piece of mail arrives every day. I have no idea where all the dust comes from, but sometimes someone in the house sweeps it up or sucks it up in a vacuum cleaner. The dishes are never …

If you’ve never danced freely beside a crackling fire with a small group of strangers led by Nicole Lindstrom, you may not have experienced the endless possibilities of the human mind. Once out of his cage in an uncomfortable but intimate (and sober) setting, the moment is piercing. From writing exercises to meditative breathing and …

Sometimes with live theater things go horribly wrong, and the production can be an uphill struggle and a test of faith. The Dirt Dogs company took on CLYBOURNE PARK and quickly discovered how many things can work against you when producing a show. Cast members battled COVID cases, one had to drop out days before …

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution lists prohibitions against the establishment of a state religion and the free exercise of religion as its first elements. Accordingly, the First Amendment represents a model of religious tolerance. When turbulent times plague our communities, we look to each other for comfort. The media often appeal to …

Sister Jennifer Halling professes her final vows as a Benedictine Sister of Mount St. Scholastica during Mass at St. Scholastica Chapel, Atchison, May 15. JULIE A. FERRARO/MOUNT ST. SCHOLASTIC by Julie A. Ferrarosourdough special ATCHISON — After being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, a very special Eucharistic celebration was held at St. Scholastica Chapel at …

RABBI BENJAMIN DAVID After leading Adath Emanu-El for 10 years in Mt. Laurel, Rabbi Benjamin David leaves at the end of June. He will replace Lance Sussman, who is retiring, as chief rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel (KI) in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. To celebrate his time in community service, Adath Emanu-El will host a …

Shira Ben Avraham has just released her second album, which chronicles her spiritual journey that led her to Israel, and now to motherhood. Born in South Africa, her Christian parents instilled in her a love of the Bible and Israel. Little did they know that their daughter would one day convert to Orthodox Judaism and …

Business schools are the institutions of higher learning that transform aspirants into competent managers, visionary executives, and business leaders. Several salient characteristics distinguish a good B school from an average school, but there are indeed some aspects that should be seriously considered when choosing a business school. Broadly speaking, there are 5 C’s that every …

Although Ojai has been a spiritual retreat for a century, the anxieties of the material world have never been far away. And now, as more affluent Angelenos make the 90-minute trip to this valley at the foot of Ventura County’s Topatopa Mountains, accommodations in Ojai are getting trendier and more expensive by the day. In …

The Missionary Baptist Church of Mount Moriah celebrated its 155th anniversary on May 15 with liturgy, song, historical stories and fellowship. May McCants Stafford, born in 1937, said her parents attended Mount Moriah and she was “born in the church”. “Mount Moriah means everything to me,” Stafford said. She was one of 28 people named …

VIRGINIA BEACH — As I walked into the hall of the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, the catchy sounds of a jazz quartet caught my ear. They made me want to shake a white handkerchief in the air to the beat. I opted for a two-step approach. It got me in the mood for …

McFarland, Joyce Howard October 18, 1933 May 13, 2022 Joyce (never Marjorie), 88, “let go, let God” due to complications from a stroke. She will be deeply missed by countless family members and friends. Joyce is predeceased by her beloved grandchildren Kayla and Alex, her parents Marjorie and Clarence Howard, and her brother Edward. She …

The women laughed and fidgeted as they tried to follow. Darlene Sunday’s red and black dress swirled around her feet. Seven-month-old Lucille Kachuk giggled as a woman tickled her feet with a small black broom, while her mother Danielle Bessette danced beside her stroller. They are the “Witches of Chase Farm,” part of the new …

As a Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for White Earth Nation, Jaime Arsenault has been doing repatriation work for nearly two decades. On Wednesday, she presided over a ceremony at the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology that returned two sacred scrolls and a pipe tomahawk to White Earth, which is an Anishinaabe nation (and its …

The oft-stigmatized topic of mental health brought together Muslims from across Houston on Saturday for a one-of-a-kind event. About 300 community leaders, including counselors, imams and mental health and refugee service providers, gathered for the Muslim Mental Health Conference for Sugar Land Community Leaders to address addiction, mental health young people and the effects of …

Mariam Kamara chosen as architect of the Bët-bi museum Plans have been unveiled for a new museum and center for culture and community in Senegal called ‘Bët-bi’, or ‘the eye’ in Wolof. Nigerian architect and founder of masomi workshop Mariam Kamara was chosen by a jury to lead the project. Kamara says, “This project is …

The sound of chanting and drumming echoed across the ancestral land and central waters at the origins of the Mamalilikulla First Nation for the first time in over a century on Thursday. Over 100 members and guests made the long boat trip to Gwa̱xdlala/Nala̱xdlala – (Lull Bay/Hoeya Sound) in Knight Inlet on British Columbia’s remote …

For recruiters, there are sometimes debates about hiring for skills versus energy. Both are essential qualities, but while skills can be developed, energy is more difficult to cultivate in a person. Of course, it is unrealistic to think that someone hired will be 100% passionate about their work. Instead, when employers and employees maintain an …

WAILUKU – The victim’s wife seeking justice, a Makawao man was arrested on Tuesday to spend two years in prison for punching another man to cause his death. Maui Kimo Fernandez, 49, was also placed on 10 years probation as part of his sentence. He had pleaded guilty to manslaughter for recklessly causing …

Kharis Publishing today announces the release of “Addicted to Hope” (ISBN 978-1637461198) by Jo Anne Mitchum and Nancy Duci Denofio, a true story of faith through trial, grief and ultimately a joyful breakthrough. CHICAGO, Ill. – Anyone who loves someone who suffers from addiction should read Mitchum and Denofio’s 2022 biography, Addicted to hope: a …

The United States government is a massive employer and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open positions in locations across the country. Below is a summary of qualifications for an active and open Department of Veterans Affairs job listing. The opening is for a Program Support Assistant (OA) in …

Benton County Bella Vista Community Church, 75 E. Lancashire Blvd., offers these Bible study opportunities: Adult Bible Community: 9 a.m. Sunday, McKay Hall. Men’s Bible Fellowship: Wednesday at 8 a.m., meeting room. Bible study for women: 9:30 a.m. Thursday, lower level 20 / 21 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, lower level Community life groups: Hours and …

Stowe, Vermont overlooks Mount Mansfield, a popular skiing and hiking destination in northern Vermont. This town of 201 — where anti-Semitism was once rampant and hotels barred Jewish guests — is now home to a growing and thriving Jewish community. Some have moved here to connect with nature or take part in mountain sports, while …

A cornerstone of Lafayette’s Christian community – Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church – celebrated 150 years of faith and fellowship on Sunday afternoon. The congregation took time to remember its history as the oldest black church in Lafayette. “Trinity Colored Methodist Episcopal Church began when free black people found hope and meaning in the gospel …

The end of the Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo on the Big Island doesn’t mean the hula is shelved for a year. In fact, the results of a study conducted by researchers at the University of Hawaii suggest that people could be on their way to better health. Papakolea, Oʻahu with kumu hula Hina Kamauʻu. …

Pastor Henry O. Hardy By AL SmithContributing author South Side pastor Rev. Dr. Henry O. Hardy, whose work and impact spans the globe, is considered a pastoral powerhouse, well-versed in the Bible, respected spiritual leader and social activist committed to the church and the community. On Sunday, April 24, 2022, Hardy, Pastor Emeritus of Bronzeville-based …

Marianna Williamson at a Penn Justice Democrats event on Tuesday. 1 credit Penn Justice Democrats hosted 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and spiritual leader Marianne Williamson at an event Tuesday night. About 100 attendees gathered in Houston Hall’s Bodek Lounge for the event. Williamson spoke to the crowd for about an hour and then took questions …

Rodes Hart and Amanda Mathis wrote this guest column on behalf of the Friends of Lick Creek. You may not have heard of it, but in Hickman County, a fight is brewing. Lick Creek is a spectacular waterway that runs through the heart of Hickman County, Tennessee. It empties directly into the Duck River, a …

This weekend, Jews in Arizona and around the world will begin celebrating Passover, the eight-day festival commemorating the Israelites’ exodus from oppression in Egypt. What families and friends look forward to most, however, is probably the Passover Seder on the first night, when we gather to enjoy a meal of matzah, bitter herbs, charoset (a …

VERMILLION – Join a discussion about choosing Greening Vermillion 2022 for the Earth Days Book Discussion: “The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World” by the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The program will take place on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library, 18 …

NORTHERN TOWNSHIP — For many young families, Easter means bunnies and baskets full of treats. But even Easter egg hunts have sometimes become a contact sport. This year, Faith United Methodist Church at 300 Ninth St. NW is offering something a little different in the form of “Easter Walk,” an outdoor exhibit that tells the …

Throughout Saturday, the Pan African Professional Alliance held its 5th annual conference at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center to discuss the current state of African affairs, addressing its key issues. Under the theme “Community Development Initiatives in Africa”, the Pan-APA offered guests a series of events, including research presentations, panel discussions and a keynote address by …

Breadcrumb Links News Local News First Nations elder joins group of religious leaders in support of municipal police Publication date : April 08, 2022 • 11 minutes ago • 4 minute read George Couchie (Shkaabewis), accompanied by his granddaughter, Faith, 7, addresses attendees at an Aboriginal Welcoming Ceremony for Couchie in Sudbury, Ontario. on Thursday, …

Colleen Hogan Celebrated by Muslims around the world, Ramadan officially began at sunrise on April 2 this year, and students from Colombia’s Muslim community spoke to the Chronicle about their family traditions and what the holy month means. for them. Ramadan, observed each year for one month based on the lunar calendar, begins 11 days …

Photo by Sam Thiel First Baptist Church pastor Rich Riley is also a first responder in Lake Benton. LAKE BENTON — As pastor of First Baptist Church of Lake Benton for eight and a half years, Rich Riley has a long history of serving others. But it wasn’t until months after …

Not every artist will create great art just to see it disappear, but Odessa Ford is not your typical artist. Ford is a landscape artist who creates elaborate sand art designs on the beaches of central Oregon using only rakes and sand as her canvas. Sometimes lasting a few minutes, the waves end up reappropriating …

At a time when it seems like everyone is blaming the other for the disunity in our social and political lives, I bring to you this spiritual allegory by an unknown author. One day the carpenter’s tools had a conference. Brother Hammer was the president. Opening the meeting, he said that there had been some …

Morgan Kaiser has a unique position. The 2013 Marlington High School graduate is the only Sports Outreach representative in Ohio State. “I’m here on an island,” Kaiser joked when addressing members of the Rotary Alliance Club at the group’s weekly meeting March 16 at the Alliance YWCA. Kaiser, a graduate of Grace College in Winona …

By Jeffrey T. Higgs, New Tri-State Defender As crime and the perception of crime explode in our city, I am drawn to the facts and theories I have developed over the years regarding crime, its causes, and how best to reduce it. Contrary to what you hear, crime has been reduced in our city, especially …

AMAA poster on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine PARAMUS, NJ—Yet another Armenian diaspora community is at risk. This time it’s the long-standing Armenian community of Ukraine. The war in Ukraine has caused a humanitarian disaster and urgent aid is needed to help the Armenian victims of this war. Many Ukrainian individuals and families have sought …

Grace Slocum, who served on the Riverside Community College District Board of Trustees from 1992 to 2006 and served as its president three times, has died. She was 90 years old. The Riverside resident also worked for 15 years as the Executive Director of the Volunteer Center of Greater Riverside, helping run programs such as …

SATURDAY –Congregation Beth Israel: Saturday at 6:30 p.m., Havdalah and After Purim Party with a concert by Yoel Sykes. Come in costume and we’ll throw the party! In person and on zoom. Email [email protected] for RSVP and more details. SUNDAY Aldersgate United Methodist Church: The Sunday sermon is “Financial Security! with Pastor Scott Allred. The …

The Christian organization House of Myrrh Ministries continues its live workshops and invites people to participate in a series of exercises and group prayer sessions to encourage spiritual development OREGON CITY, Oregon – March 16, 2022 – (Newswire.com) House of Myrrh Ministries (heartchange.org) is a Christian organization dedicated to helping others experience Christ and achieve …

New escape room in Stage III Challenge your wits with the new Stage III Community Theater Escape Room! Cousin Clara was mistakenly committed to the Happy Valley Center for the Seriously Befuddled. Can you and your friends get her out? You will have one hour to find clues, solve puzzles and help Clara escape. Up …

The Health Ministry has launched a high-profile campaign against the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox children lighting cigarettes on Purim. The 25-hour festival, which begins on Wednesday evening, is a day of costume parties. It is traditional for children to reverse the natural order of things, for example, in some schools children act as teachers for a …

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – Stay up to date on the latest headlines in today’s Sunrise Smart Start on Friday, March 11, 2022. No Park Avenue Fest this year? Must-have Rochester summer doubts lack of promoter The Rochester St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back and in person on Saturday for the first time in two years. …

“We think about the whole person, and part of that whole person is their faith and their spiritual development, taking them off campus and immersing them in their community, whether for service work or spiritual retreats , so we know that when they graduate, they’re not just, say, a good sociology student, but a good …

The Congregational Church of Plymouth and the Reverend Eric Jackson, pastor, are delighted and honored to have the Reverend Brian E. Konkol, Dean of Hendricks Chapel at Syracuse University, deliver a Lenten pastoral message to the church. Sunday March 13. 2022, which the church invites residents of the city and surrounding communities to hear at …

November 15, 1938 – February 22, 2022 On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, Megha Shyam, 83, passed away peacefully after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Megha was a valued professional engineer, having worked for Hewlett Packard at Corvallis for 13 years, where he was responsible for designing integrated circuits for early portable calculators …

James Mullen Jr. | St. John’s University One of the great joys of my transition presidency in St. John’s has been the chance to meet and be inspired by students from the University and College of St. Benedict. Their commitment to service and making a difference gives me great hope for the future they will …

Junior Maddy Starr sat inside the Chabad House when she heard a loud bang. Observing the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, she broke the fast surrounded by students and members of the community of the same religion. Starr was horrified to discover the shot was a gunshot that hit a car parked right outside the …

Marian statue outside the Church of the Incarnation. Photo by Makenna Connors. For Catholics, the approaching liturgical season of Lent is a time to reflect on ways to abandon certain habits or adopt spiritual practices to prepare for Easter. For some female students on campus, a sort of early Lent has already begun with the …

SPRINGFIELD — Thanks to the foresight of some local residents, those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction will no longer have to travel outside of Delaware County for extra help to stay clean and sober.A new unit of the International Calix Society was launched in January at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Springfield. It …

Late one January night, Jonathan Coffino, 78, turned to his wife as they sat up in bed. “I don’t know how long I can do this,” he said sullenly. Coffino was referring to the caution that has come to define his life during the covid-19 pandemic. After two years of mostly staying home and avoiding …

A false claim has spread that TikTok, Facebook and Instagram are planning to ban astrology and tarot content. The claim appears to be from TikTok and spread on Twitter. TikTok and Meta have confirmed to Insider that this type of content is allowed on the platforms. Loading Something is loading. A rumor that TikTok, Instagram …

Doug Walser opened Angel’s Rocks and Fossils in 2021, but has been with the business since 2004 when he was part of the mineral shows. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Journal) Inside Angel’s Rocks and Fossils on Malcomson Road, rows of minerals and fossils are displayed on shelves, under lights designed to catch the eye. On the …

Reverend Dr. Evelyn Graves was born in Marion, South Carolina, and she has always proudly acknowledged her birthplace. However, from the moment she moved to Philadelphia, her heart belonged here. She was an integral part of the Pennsylvania religious community and contributed her entire life to helping uplift Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania in …

The three of us who wrote this piece have been together our whole lives, before people even started counting our birthdays: we’re triplets, you see, now in our teens. And now we have accumulated an abundance of memories because of all the things we do together. For example, go to church—Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh-day Adventist Church. …

Herman Ahsoak, a 57-year-old Inupiaq whaler captain at the northern tip of Alaska, anticipates a hunting season he’s known for decades – a season his ancestors have indulged in for untold generations. “Spring is coming, so I’m packing my cooler,” Ahsoak said. “I’m going to clean my whaling gear; my harpoons and guns. 45-50 bowhead …

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? This is perhaps a silly question to ask after the past few years that we have lived as individuals and as a nation. You may be reading these words and thinking, “Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed? Sometimes people may think that as a pastor I am safe from feeling overwhelmed. Some …

When the Mount Marty University football and volleyball teams competed this fall, they knew they still had a prayer. That’s because Lancer’s two squads were joined on the fringes and elsewhere by Catholic nuns serving as chaplains. Sister Carmy Luke took care of the volleyball team, while Sister Terry Lafferty did the same for the …

Good health isn’t just physical — there’s also a spiritual and emotional component, says Little Bear Maestas. As a result of this belief and a series of visions he said he had while seriously ill, Maestas converted his personal training gymnasium into a spiritual wellness center supporting all aspects of individual and community health. In …

Quarantined for exposure to COVID-19, Garret Bernal and his family missed a recent Sunday church service. So he strapped on a virtual reality headset and explored what it would be like to worship in the metaverse. Without leaving his home in Richmond, Virginia, he was soon floating in a 3D outer space wonderland of pastures, …

Photo submitted Commit to Well is a campus-wide incentive challenge hosted by UARK Wellness and University Recreation that begins February 1. The purpose of the challenge is to encourage the U of A community to explore the wide variety of wellness opportunities on campus while focusing on the eight dimensions of wellness. The eight dimensions …