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‘God Will. God Always Has’

Editor’s Note: The following Lectionary to Life reflection, based on Psalm 145: 8-14, was written by Loretta Fulton for the Center for Congregational Ethics Facebook page. It was posted July 3. The center was founded by Bill Tillman, former ethics professor at the Logsdon School of Theology at Hardin-Simmons University. Psalm 145: 8-14, the appointed reading for today, is one

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GIVING A RIDE PROVIDES A LIFT

By LORETTA FULTON Not long after the word “coronavirus” started popping up in the news, Brian Massey called social workers at Hendrick Medical Center to see if he could help. Some people are just like that–looking to help, not looking to hunker down. Massey, founder of Houses for Healing, is one of those. Over the past few years, he has

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THE CHURCH IS OPEN

By LORETTA FULTON Saturday morning, the day before Palm Sunday, was miserable. Cold and rainy, a perfect complement to the misery inflicted on society by the coronavirus pandemic. Traffic was light down Sayles Boulevard and onto South Seventh Street, to the parking lot of the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. Even if the weather had been warm and sunny,

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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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FEEDING MINISTRIES CARRYING ON THROUGH CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWN

By LORETTA FULTON Everyone is learning to adapt on the fly to the coronavirus crisis, and local feeding ministries are no exception. By order of Gov. Greg Abbott, commercial restaurants are closed until at least April 3 except for drive-through pickup. Feeding ministries are moving to a version of that model. Breakfast on Beech Street (B.O.B.S), City Light Community Ministries,

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RELIGION BULLETIN BOARD

Spirit of Abilene wants to share what’s happening at your place of worship with other Abilenians. Please send notice of events and ideas for human interest stories to: editor@spiritofabilene.com or call Loretta Fulton, editor, at 325-669-9006 Photo credit: MyTudut on Visual Hunt / CC BY-NC-SA   BIG DADDY WEAVE BRINGS TOUR TO ABILENE The “When the Light Comes Tour” is coming to the Paramount Theater

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