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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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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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HIGHLAND SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM

Highland Church of Christ is sponsoring a children’s feeding program at its three campuses July 30-Aug. 17 as a pilot program to bridge the gap between the A.I.S.D. Summer Feeding Program and the beginning of school. Children ages 18 and younger will be served at Highland’s three locations – South Fifth and Highland, North Ninth and Cypress and South 10th

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40 ‘BIGS’ NEEDED IN 40 DAYS

More than 150 Abilene kids are waiting for a mentor. 100 of those kids are boys in need of a Big Brother. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Children served, called Littles, are matched with a volunteer Big Brother or Big Sister based on

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Lending helping hands

Hardin-Simmons University students in the Department of Physical Therapy work with special needs campers at the Joni & Friends Family Camp 2017 in Navasota. The will follow that camp with a mission trip to Peru. Photos courtesy Jacob Brewer, HSU Department of Physical Therapy. See more photos in Faith and Action by clicking here.

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