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THERE IS A ‘SOMEONENESS’ IN US

By LORETTA FULTON The only thing missing from the Feb. 27 meeting of the Abilene Association of Congregations was an altar call. Otherwise, it would have been “church,” not a “meeting.” The presentation by Dr. Kelvin J. Kelley, who was a church pastor before he was a professor, was that powerful. Kelley, associate professor of theology in Hardin-Simmons University’s Logsdon

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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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WORLD RELIGION LEADERS RESPOND

  (Editor’s Note: Following are statements from religion leaders about the deadly shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27. Rob Sellers, retired religion professor at Hardin-Simmons University, is chairman of the board of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Cliff Stewart, pastor of First Central Presbyterian Church, is president of the Abilene Association of Congregations.) A

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HOPE HAVEN LEADER TO SPEAK AT AAC

Katherine Bisson, executive director of Abilene Hope Haven, will be guest speaker for the October meeting of the Abilene Association of Congregations. The public is invited. The meeting will begin at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday with lunch by donation at New Hope Church, 3122 South Clack St. Chuck Farina, pastor, will be the host for the meeting. Bisson, who replaced John Cooper as

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‘MR. ROGERS’ VISITS AAC

Fred Rogers, make that “Mr. Rogers,” died in 2003, but he will never be forgotten. One of Rogers’ biggest fans lives in Abilene and will present a program on the man and his television show, “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” on Wednesday. Jacob Snowden, director of Christian education at First Central Presbyterian Church, will give a program Wednesday, Aug. 22, on Rogers

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