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January 3, 2014

Church News: Jan. 4

St. Matthew welcomes pastor emeritus

ANDERSON — The Rev. Doris Winford, pastor emeritus, will deliver the message at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1512 N. Madison Ave., at the 9:30 a.m. worship service Sunday. Her message, entitled “After Christmas: Now What?”, is based on the text Matthew 2:1-12. Guest soloist Layke Jones will sing “Daystar” by Gaither and “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone).”

Fellowship time will follow the service in Wesley Hall. Sunday School classes for all ages begin at 11 a.m.

Epworth welcomes Freedom Quartet

MATTHEWS — Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews, will host the Freedom Quartet in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30. Doors will open at 6 p.m. There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken.

After the concert, there will be a meet-and-greet time in the Fellowship Hall with refreshments served.

Freedom Quartet is from Sevierville, Tenn. To learn more, visit www.matthewseumc.org.

2014 'Gospel Explosion' Sunday

ANDERSON — New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 2318 Sheridan St., will have its 2014 annual Gospel Explosion at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Master of ceremonies will be Sister Kim Johnson of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Guests will include Nufaze, Friendship Missionary Baptist Choir, Ja'Ryeah Harrrison, Marions Community Male Chorus, Zion Male Chorus of Kokomo, Arnetta Peak-Randal, Angels of Glory and Ricky Jones.

All are welcome.

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    The fussing of 10-day-old Autumn Marie Sperry seemed to coincide with the beginning of the funeral service for her father, Jesse Sperry, whose body rested just a few feet away. More than 200 friends and family members gathered at Edgewood Baptist Church this afternoon to pay their respects to Jesse, who was killed April 6 in a traffic accident on Indiana 32.

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  • 'Dinner in the Dark' set for April 26 Christ Lutheran Church will again host the “Dinner in the Dark,” benefiting Anderson Outreach Center for the Blind.

    April 15, 2014

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    Deanna McNeese says it is hard to listen to children talk about being hungry when school is not in session.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0408 - Crash Sperrys 2 Mother of victim: Son was my hero

    "He's my hero, and he always will be." That’s how Janelle Cox described her 23-year-old son, Jesse Sperry, who was killed in an April 6 traffic accident.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Whitefish shortage causing Passover meal problems

    A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.

    April 14, 2014

  • Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

    Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd.

    April 13, 2014

  • Drama camp to perform 'The Chronicles of Narnia' This summer, local drama director Darlene Lee plans to embark on an adventure into "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."

    April 12, 2014

  • images_sizedimage_001185455 Verna Davis: Sing the praises of God or to annoy your children

    Nowadays, I sing less of The Fifth Dimension and more hymns and worship choruses that add spiritual dimension to my life. But every once in a while, the old onery-ness comes rearing its annoying head.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Church News: April 12 The following are brief Church News items of local interest.

    April 11, 2014

  • NWS - HB0408 - Crash Sperrys 2 More than $7,000 raised for accident victims after one day

    A day after a deadly traffic accident that claimed the life of an expecting father and injured the pregnant mother, friends of the family raised more than $7,000 to help with expenses for the family.

    April 8, 2014 2 Photos

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