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Albany Area Religion Bulletin June 12, 2015

Jimmy Carter plans to teach Sunday school this Sunday in Plains

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing today at 7 p.m. featuring Frank Story; Healing Hands and Majestic Kingdom plan Prison Break conference.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Patience, trust needed during time of change

FAITH COLUMNIST: The arrival of a new church pastor can bring with it some anxiety

This Sunday I will experience an event that most laypersons have gone through many times. A new senior pastor will stand in the pulpit where I worship.

Casting Crowns to perform at Wild Adventures Theme Park

Park kicks off Fridays in June/July Splash Island Nights

Rising rockers Royal Blood will perform June 13 at Center Stage in Atlanta.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Churches face survival challenges

The challenge facing most congregations is not whether somebody with more power can shut down a church. The challenge is whether those within that local religious organization can maintain their freshness over the course of decades or even centuries.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - June 5, 2015

President Carter to teach Sunday school at Baptist church in Plains

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host its first Womens and Mens conference today through Sunday.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - May 29, 2015

President Carter is not on schedule in Plains this weekend

A wrap-up of religion events in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Cemeteries are filled with the forgotten

FAITH COLUMNIST: People forget, but God doesn't

Stones may mark our spot, if we choose burial, for centuries to come, but those beneath those stones will sooner, rather than later, be a vague memory.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Whispers of life as it used to be

FAITH COLUMNIST: Country cemeteries testaments to less mobile society

A country cemetery whispers of continuity and eternity in ways that modern burial places cannot replicate.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Hero of one age, villain of another

FAITH COLUMNIST: The debate over the meaning of history will never end

One age’s heroes are another era’s goats; villains become sainted and vice versa, frustrating some and inspiring others.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - May 15, 2015

A compilation of religion events in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Albany Christians gather for special day of prayer

Power of prayer addressed by Albany Christians

A crowd of Christian believers gathered Thursday at the courtyard of the Albany Government Center for observance of a National Day of Prayer.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Dublin teacher crosses the line

FAITH COLUMNIST: Nancy Perry is on the sidelines,w ith only herself to blame

What school system did public middle school teacher Nancy Perry think she was teaching in? What made her tell her impressionable 8th-graders that anybody who voted for President Obama couldn’t be a Christian?

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - April 24, 2015

Carter teaching Sunday School at Maranatha Baptist Church

Words of Restoration International Ministries Church of God in Christ will celebrate 91 years of ministry with its annual Community Day Saturday and Anniversary Service on Sunday.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: No thanks to patronizing advice to the clergy

FAITH COLUMNIST: All ministers at some point should quit preaching and go to meddling

An individual who writes in the Wall Street Journal that clergy should be apolitical demonstrates that he applies that proscription only to those clergy who disagree with his position.

Bethel Church to hold panel discussion

Albany church presents civil rights program

A panel discussion will be part of Bethel AME church’s discussion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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