Category Archives: Faith in Action

‘THANK YOU, THANK YOU FOR IT ALL’

  By LORETTA FULTON It felt and looked more like Christmas Day than Thanksgiving Day, with the temperature hovering around 55 and the sky gray and wintry, but it didn’t matter. The first Thanksgiving Day dinner served in the Aldersgate United Methodist Church community garden was a success. All it took was an exchange between a church member helping host

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CCC CARES–NO ‘IFS, ANDS, OR BUTS’

By LORETTA FULTON Terry Cagle already had worked in two jobs with the intials CCC, so it was only natural that he would be attracted to the role of executive director of Connecting Caring Communities in Abilene. His previous CCC jobs were with Christian Campus Center at Angelo State University and as a minister at Christ Community Church in Arlington.

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‘ANGELS GATHER HERE’

  In the photos on the left, top to bottom, volunteers from First Central Presbyterian Church help replace a door and caulk a window. Pictured are top photo, left to right, Irve Brown and Bob Nethery. In the botton photo, caulking a window, is Rebekah Garcia, a member of Holy Family Catholic Church who joined the FCPC group for the

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ACU SUMMIT FEATURES ‘MOUNTAINTOP’

Opening of the new Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, will highlight the annual Summit at Abilene Christian University, which will meet through noon Wednesday. The center, which will be headed by religion professor Jerry Taylor, will be located on the first floor of the Biblical Studies Building. Spain was an ACU

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STUDENTS GIVE BACK TO COMMUNITY

    McMurry University students stain a picnic table, left, and work in the Aldersgate United Methodist Church garden as part of a day of community service prior to school starting. Classes started Aug. 27 at all three of Abilene’s church-affiliated universities. As part of orientation week at each school, new students took part in community projects. Photos by Loretta

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