Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES FROM A WORLD OF RELIGIONS

    A panel of McMurry University students presents the program on their trip to the Parliament of the World’s Religions for the November meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. (Photo by Loretta Fulton)       McMurry University chaplain, Marty CashBurless, middle in photo on right, joins students in presenting the November program for the Abilene Interfaith Council. Ten

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A DIFFERENT KIND OF THANKSGIVING

Looking for a different kind of Thanksgiving with the opportunity to make new friends? Aldersgate United Methodist Church is hosting an unusual Thanksgiving Day meal. It will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the church’s Open Door Community Garden, located at the corner of Amarillo and South 19th streets. Guests are asked to bring a dish to share. The church’s associate

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BEING THANKFUL IN TODAY’S WORLD

By NANCY PATRICK I enjoy Thanksgiving more than any other holiday. Its position between two of the most publicized holidays of the year—Halloween and Christmas—offers a chance to breathe and focus on something other than commercialism. Thinking about Thanksgiving actually makes me feel good. It reminds me of the plans for my fall wedding back in 1968. Enrolled in Hardin-Simmons

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FRIENDS, DRUNKS, AND CHRISTIANS

By LORETTA FULTON Jeff Childers got plenty of feedback from the Carmichael-Walling Lectures at Abilene Christian University–and that was before the lectures were even given. It’s no surprise, considering the title of the annual lecture series: “Friends and Drunks: Two Glimpses into the Social History of the Early Christians and Their World.” Childers joked that the feedback was in the form

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AIC TO HEAR PARLIAMENT PANEL

A panel of 10 McMurry University students, professors and the university chaplain will present the program Tuesday for the monthly meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. Title of the presentation is “Interfatih Immersion: Learning Through Experience.” The panel will talk about connecting what they learned at the recent Parliament of the World’s Religions to interfaith work in West Texas. The

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