Author Archives: Loretta Fulton

CHURCHES WELCOME REFUGEES

The International Rescue Committee will celebrate 15 years in Abilene with a gathering from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the IRC office, 3305 North Third St., Suite 320. The public is invited to come for refreshments and to meet some of the refugees. For full details, read Loretta Fulton’s article from the Abilene Reporter-News. https://www.reporternews.com/story/life/faith/2019/01/18/international-rescue-committee-assists-refugees-making-abilene-home/2585425002/   Refugees worship at

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PUBLIC INVITED TO AAC, AIC MEETINGS

Two upcoming meetings, sponsored by the Abilene Interfaith Council and the Abilene Association of Congregations, will feature topics of interest to the general public. Both meetings are free and open to the public. The Abilene Interfaith Councill will meet at noon Jan. 21 at the Abilene Public Library branch in the Mall of Abilene. Mike Kelly will speak on “Baha’i

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WEAR A SMILE

By DANNY MINTON His name was Jack Thum. His profession was a professional clown. Few people remember him, especially those outside the Chicago area. You see, Jack died some thirty years ago of cancer. When Jack died, Walter Cronkite mentioned it on his broadcast, and the church bells of Chicago rang in tribute. All of Chicago mourned. So what made

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