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SCHOOL AND CHURCH BELLS RINGING

  By LORETTA FULTON The aroma of poppy seed chicken coming from the kitchen at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The impressive Parade of Flags at Abilene Christian University’s opening chapel. McMurry University’s chaplain urging students to email her with prayer requests. All are signs that a new year of campus spiritual life has kicked off at Abilene’s three church-affiliated universities.

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ASH WEDNESDAY WITH BISHOP SIS

By LORETTA FULTON Appropriately, Bishop Michael Sis prefaced the Ash Wednesday liturgy with a bit of education. Appropriate because the setting was Logsdon Chapel at Baptist-affiliated Hardin-Simmons University. The education and the liturgy would be repeated later in the day at United Methodist McMurry University and at Abilene Christian University, with ties to the Churches of Christ. Before the actual

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STUDENTS SHARE EXPERIENCES FROM A WORLD OF RELIGIONS

A panel of McMurry University students and faculty presented the November program for the Abilene Interfaith Council. The 10 students, university chaplain, and two professors talked about their experiences at the 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, held Nov. 1-7 in Toronto. (Photo by Loretta Fulton) By LORETTA FULTON It was like drinking from a firehose, it was a glimpse

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AIC TO HEAR PARLIAMENT PANEL

A panel of 10 McMurry University students, professors and the university chaplain will present the program Tuesday for the monthly meeting of the Abilene Interfaith Council. Title of the presentation is “Interfatih Immersion: Learning Through Experience.” The panel will talk about connecting what they learned at the recent Parliament of the World’s Religions to interfaith work in West Texas. The

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