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HOLY WEEK LUNCHEON SERIES CONTINUES–MINUS THE LUNCH

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Four Abilene Churches, continuing in a tradition over 35 years old in Abilene, are hosting Holy Week Luncheon Series–without the luncheon–Monday through Thursday, April 6-9. St. Paul United Methodist, Highland Church of Christ, First Baptist Church and First Central Presbyterian Church are the host churches. For the first time, the traditional luncheon series won’t be held, due

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SHUTDOWN CAN’T STIFLE CREATIVITY Of CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH MINISTERS

By LORETTA FULTON COVID-19 has turned the world upside down, creating havoc, shutting down schools, churches and some businesses, and leaving everyone wondering when “social distancing” will disappear from our vocabulary. One thing it hasn’t been able to do is stifle creativity. Nowhere is that more evident than in the children’s and youth departments at local churches. Sunday School teachers

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CLOSED SUNDAYS

By LORETTA FULTON Downtown Abilene was eerily quiet Sunday morning as parking lots at St. Paul United Methodist, First Central Presbyterian, and First Baptist churches were practically empty. That doesn’t mean nothing was happening inside. St. Paul and First Baptist broadcast services live as usual, although with no congregations, and First Central Presbyterian aired via Facebook. Sunday morning was challenging.

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THE TASTE OF SUCCESS

By LORETTA FULTON They say the proof is in the pudding, but is it also in the creme brulee with fresh berries and whipped cream or herbed spaghetti squash? Or baked macaroni and cheese with shrimp or chicken? If so, students in the first session of the new Culinary Academy sponsored by First Baptist Church’s City Light Community Ministries already are

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