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Faith Forum: How does your congregation observe Lent?
February 23, 2013
The Rev. Tom Brady answers.
Visiting Israeli professor to speak at screening of ‘5 Broken Cameras’
12:00 a.m., February 17, 2013 Updated 03:24 p.m.
A visiting Israeli professor will speak at an upcoming screening of “5 Broken Cameras.” The screening is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Lawrence Jewish Community Congregation, 917 Highland Drive.
Church hosting performance to commemorate Black History Month
February 17, 2013
St. Luke AME Church, 900 New York St., hosts a musical every February but it isn’t the typical singing, acting and dancing expected of such a show. This musical is a collaboration of performances by musical groups from the Lawrence and Kansas City area meant to commemorate Black History Month.
Faith Forum: Do United States residents truly have freedom of religion?
February 16, 2013
Moussa Elbayoumy and the Rev. Josh Longbottom answer.
Church music event to help with Habitat house
February 10, 2013
Representatives from six churches will come together for a good cause during the Lawrence Habitat for Humanity MusicFest.
Faith Forum: In honor of Valentine’s Day, what’s your favorite scripture about love?
February 9, 2013
1 Corinthians 13:1-7, Proverbs 27:19 cited for lessons about love.
Faith Forum: How should one prepare for death?
January 26, 2013
Judy Roitman and Barry Watts answer.
Jewish films, discussions will delve into Holocaust and stereotypes
January 20, 2013
Two upcoming documentary film screenings and discussions are planned at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center. Films to be shown are “Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance after the Holocaust” and “Mamadrama: The Jewish Mother in Cinema.”
Faith Forum: Can faith help fight the winter blues?
January 19, 2013
Jay B. Henderson and Pam Morrison answer.
Rain or shine, pastor’s daily devotion to running carries prayers though Lawrence
January 13, 2013
Imagine running around the block. To many of us, it sounds tough, sweaty and generally unappealing. It’s hard for a lot of people, but not for the Rev. Nate Rovenstine, pastor at Lawrence Wesleyan Church. He ran around every block and on every street in Lawrence, all the while praying for the community he was running by. By Rebekka Schlichting
Faith Forum: Do you make spiritual New Year’s resolutions?
January 12, 2013
Shaun LePage and Rod Hinkle answer.
First Christian Church, site of LINK, undergoes long overdue renovations
January 7, 2013
When Maxine Graves, one of the oldest active members of First Christian Church, walked into her church recently, she got tears in her eyes. The 88-year-old woman was stunned. She never thought it would look as beautiful as it does now. “I think it’s great progress,” said Graves, who has attended First Christian since 1950. “It’s time we did something. The whole sanctuary needs to be done every so often because things get so worn.” By Rebekka Schlichting
Faith Forum: It’s the end of another year; what’s your advice to people who have regrets?
December 28, 2012
Dana Ortiz and The Rev. Paul Gray answer
Longtime link: Church’s meal organization, meatloaves span decades
December 24, 2012
In a way, a hot lunch at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen is like the biblical story of the loaves and the fishes. But it’s not a miracle that makes all that food appear, it’s an army of dedicated church members like the ones at West Side Presbyterian, aka “the meatloaf people.” By Sara Shepherd.
Faith Forum: To you, what’s the miracle of Christmas?
December 22, 2012
The Rev. Darrell Brazell and the Rev. Robert Leiste answer.