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Faith-filled century: George West church celebrates 100 years
The First United Methodist Church has 100 reasons to celebrate. The congregation of approximately 230 members celebrated its centennial April 9. In addition to a new cobblestone prayer garden — wit...
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. George annual picnic set for April 3
Parishioners at St. George Catholic Church promise to cook up a day of food, fun and festivities for the entire community Sunday, April 3, at the annual church picnic and barbecue in George West. F...
Mar 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy week is a time to walk closer to Jesus
“A little later someone else, on seeing him, said, ‘You also are one of them.’ But Peter said, ‘Man, I am not!’” (Luke 22:58) This is Holy Week! The week that calls us to take a closer look at ours...
Mar 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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True religion makes us other-centered
Then Jesus said to them, “I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath rather than to do evil, to save life rather than to destroy it?” For his love of God and people, Jesus had to endure cons...
Sep 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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The clock will be replaced
A couple weeks ago our clock at the back of the auditorium quit working. And no, not that is not why my sermons have been longer the last two weeks on Sunday morning. For the record, I only look at...
Sep 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 817 817 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small acts lead to great miracles
“Bring them here to me”… Just imagine the predicament of the disciples, when Jesus is demanding of them to part with the five loaves and two fish which was their final source of security. They were...
Aug 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family connections and religion
by Kevin Mackey
Aug 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
I like doing research and family research is just one of those areas in which I like doing that. There is the idea that, “To know where we are going requires that we know from where we came.” In th...
Darling receives Lions Citizen of the Year award
Jul 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Dave Darling was named Three Rivers Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year at their annual awards banquet at Pepe Boudreaux’s Restaurant on June 25. The Lion’s Club is a service organization designed to ...
Spreading God's Love
Jul 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people will swallow anything
by Kevin Mackey
Feb 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
According to the story, a man woke from a very vivid dream where he was eating a five-pound marshmallow, to find his pillow gone. It surprises me, to some extent at least, what intelligent people w...
We have to sing to the Lord, always
by Fr. George Johnson
Feb 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
“Sing a new song to the Lord, for he has done marvelous deeds.” I was watching the full moon rise slowly in the sky and I felt a sense of gratitude and joy, for the privilege of beholding the beaut...
Are you having problems with your memory?
by Kevin Mackey
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you having problems with your memory? It is not just the elderly who have problems with memory, but is often associated with age. A favorite story of mine goes something like this. Jerry stoppe...