Monthly Archives: June 2017

Abilene Called to Church

By Jay Moore It was a series of C-sharps which first called Abilene to worship in 1883. The tone rang forth from the belfry atop the small Methodist church located at South Second and Butternut. That same note, from that same bell, continues to sound each Sunday as one of Abilene’s oldest congregations gathers for worship. Just weeks after the

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CHURCH CONFERENCE CLOSES WITH ROUSING YOUTH PRESENTATIONS

  By Loretta Fulton The annual convention of two African-American Baptist Church conferences ended June 30 like it began June 26–with thanks to God and plenty of good music. The 103rd meeting of the Congress of Christian Education and the 114th meeting of the Original West Texas Baptist District Association, Inc., ended with performances of all kinds by youth groups. They

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FORMER ABILENIAN BECCA KELLO ORDAINED EPISCOPAL DEACON IN SERVICE AT HEAVENLY REST

Rebecca “Becca” Kello was ordained as a deacon June 14 in a service at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. The Rt. Rev. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Diocese of Northwest Texas, presided. Kello will begin her job as associate rector at Christ Episcopal Church and campus chaplain at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky, July 1. Kello

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HSU students hear from Dr. Virginia Connally in preparation for medical mission to Peru

  By Loretta Fulton Anyone getting ready for a medical mission trip to an international destination naturally would have some worries. Knowing the language should not be one of them, according to a young woman who has been there. “Don’t worry about knowing the language,” said Keelan O’Connell Camacho. “The universal language is love.” And that is exactly what a

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