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NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE

By LORETTA FULTON A local National Day of Prayer service will be held this year, despite the COVID-19 shutdown, but it will look a little different. Instead of worshippers holding hands, hugging, singing and praying next to one another, participants will be asked to stay in their vehicle and listen on the radio. 1-Kingdom, an organization of local pastors and

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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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A BUDDHIST VIEW OF PRAYER DAY

(Editor’s Note: Noel Singleton, a Buddhist, asked whether Spirit of Abilene is exclusively Christian. The answer is “no.” Spirit of Abilene is an online faith forum, open to sharing spiritual messages, reflections, meditations, commentary, human interest stories, events of interest, anything with a spiritual connection. Contributions are welcomed from all faith traditions and all must meet the same guidelines, primarily

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A CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY

  By LORETTA FULTON Prayers said and sung, poems, including one that traveled to the moon, the beating of a Native American drum, and a ceremony of “breaking bread together in peace” added to the mosaic of the National Day of Prayer Service sponsored by the Abilene Interfaith Council. The service was held at noon Thursday at the Center for

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