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Interfaith Council Posts National Day of Prayer Service

The Abilene Interfaith Council has posted a link to its National Day of Prayer video, https://youtu.be/2Sx0MuEmdxQ The council issued the following news release about the service. National Day of Prayer is today, Thursday, May 6. “This year, many prominent spiritual leaders from our community donated their time and voices for our video series of interviews and tours of local houses

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National Day of Prayer

By LORETTA FULTON National Day of Prayer services will look a little more normal this year than a year ago when COVID-19 had a firm grip on all public gatherings. This year’s observances, locally and nationally, will be on Thursday, May 6. 1-Kingdom will sponsor a live event at noon in downtown Abilene, and the Abilene Interfaith Council will host

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Interfaith Council Presents Video tour of Curtis House Cultural Center

CURTIS HOUSE CULTURAL CENTER630 Washington St325-701-7804Facebook Instead of meeting in person for the 2020-2021 programming year, the Abilene Interfaith Council is presenting video interview with local religious figures or tours of local institutions. The latest is an interview with the Rev. Andrew Penns, pastor of Valley View Missionary Baptist Church. The setting is the Curtis House Cultural Center, which Penns

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AIC Explores Swahili Service in Virtual Program

Like many other organizations, the Abilene Interfaith Council has been meeting virtually since its programming year began in September. The latest program is a video interview with the Rev. Bikole Malunda and members of the Swahili language worship service that is held on Sunday afternoons at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. The video includes some of the service,

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Abilene Interfaith Council Active Despite COVID

By NANCY PATRICK As with most social, business, educational, and spiritual organizations, the Abilene Interfaith Council (AIC) has had to make many changes in its structure and performance during the COVID-19 pandemic. These months have challenged all organizations as they try to retain their missions and purposes while observing safety and healthcare precautions at the same time. Most readers of

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Interfaith Council hosting Video Series on Abilene Faith Communities

A tour of Temple Mizpah and a discussion of Judaism led by Dr Marc Orner is the first installment of a Facebook video series hosted by the Abilene Interfaith Council. Due to COVID-19, the council is “meeting” on Facebook this year with a monthly video series of faith communities in Abilene. Additional videoes are being prepared for coming months. Click

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INTERFAITH PROGRAMS CANCELED

The Abilene Interfaith Council has canceled its April and May programming due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020-2021 programming will begin in September. Details will be released when programs are finalized. A tour of the Hindu Temple on North Mockingbird Street had been planned for April 18, led by Om Ghimirey. The annual National Day of Prayer Interfaith Observance had

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AIC FEATURES DOUG MENDENHALL

Abilene Adventures in Faith, Journalism and Political Activism Doug Mendenhall, professor of journalism at Abilene Christian University and columnist of note, will be guest speaker Tuesday, Feb. 18, for the monthly meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. The meeting will being at noon at the Abilene Public Library’s South Branch, next to Penney’s in the Mall of Abilene. The program,

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