Church News: Week of March 25, 2017
Prescott Daily Courier
Lenton Evening Services: Lent is a time of reflection on the life and death of our Savior Jesus Christ, with special readings of the Passion History from the Four Gospels concerning all the events of Holy Week, every Wednesday through April 5. ... a ...
Eastern Orthodox churches take Lent seriously
The third Sunday of Lent, mid-Lent, focused on the veneration of the cross, examining all of the Old Testament writings that point ahead to the cross, he said. On the fourth Sunday, the church will examine John of the Ladder, who wrote a book, “30 ...
Saints to know during Lent
My first childhood religious book, whose tattered red cover and well-worn pages show just how much I enjoyed it, was laden with illustrations and stories of several saints, including St. Elizabeth, St. Bernadette de Soubirous and St. Joan of Arc — too ...
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BURNING OF THE SOCKS: 5:30-8:30 p.m., outside the South Carolina Maritime Museum, 729 Front St., Georgetown. Sock-burning festivities, food, full bar and live music. Cost is $20 for members, $25 for non-members, info: visit scmaritimemuseum.org.
Agenda Full as Oklahoma Legislature Nears Halfway Mark
U.S. News & World Report
Oklahoma state Rep. Charles McCall, R-Atoka, Speaker of the House, answers a question during a news conference in Oklahoma City, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Oklahoma lawmakers can claim at least one accomplishment nearly halfway through this year's ...
Cherokee Nation Awards $5M To Northeast Oklahoma Public Schools
News On 6
The Cherokee Nation is helping fill the school funding gap left by the state budget crisis. The tribe donated $5-million Friday to more than 100 school districts across northeast Oklahoma. That money will help cover salaries, supplies and other projects.
Proposal suggests Oklahoma River pedestrian bridge
Mike Knopp, executive director of the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, cheered on the proposal, saying he had looked at such a conversion several years ago. The bridge would link trails on both shores and connect with Wheeler — which is starting ...
Silver Alert issued for missing 80-year-old Oklahoma City man with dementia
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City Police have issued a silver alert for a missing 80-year-old man. Police are looking for Rex Grider, who was last seen near 13800 S.E. 122nd Street around 4 p.m. Friday. He was wearing a grey V-neck shirt, blue jeans, and ...