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Giancarlo Stanton's incredible series at Boston restores Yankees' wildest dreams

BOSTON – Thunder. Silence. Repeat. Giancarlo Stanton wrecked Fenway Park this weekend, crushing important home runs in all three games – an essential part of the Yankees’ incredible series sweep. And each wallop made another instant impact, turning raucous Red Sox fans as quiet as churchgoers. The Yankees’ best-case scenario...
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Hope City Church Opens Door Again

DULUTH, Minn.- Not even one month ago, Hope City Church in Central Hillside was struck by lightning, damaging its steeple and the street it sits on, but churchgoers were back inside the building for Sunday morning service. “There’s no way that we would be so positive, so optimistic that we’d...
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9 Ways the Modern Worship Service Is Changing

The average church has made significant adjustments to their worship service in the past two decades. In 1998, Netflix was only a year old and only offered DVDs by mail. In 2006, Apple was on the verge of introducing the world to the first iPhone. In 2012, the idea of at-home exercise changed with the founding of Peloton.
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Multi-ethnic church holds first in-person service

UFlourish Church marked a big milestone on Sunday in it's young history -- a service with people in the pews. Pastor Kurt Owens was ready to open his doors when the pandemic hit last year, forcing services online for a year and a half. According to Owens, UFlourish is one-of-a-kind in Milwaukee.

Southington Catholic parish wrestles with loss of historic St. Thomas Church

After 161 years, the St. Thomas Church in Southington was deconsecrated on Sunday — but some parishioners are still campaigning to save it. “St. Thomas has been my spiritual home since I was a kid, my grandparents were married there, I was married there,” Mike Fasulo said Monday. Fasulo is one of hundreds — possibly thousands — of Catholics in and around Southington who are facing change as ...

‘Midnight Mass’: What Happened to Warren & Leeza in Episode 7?

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Midnight Mass Season 1, Episodes 1-7.] Talk about a blood bath….Things took a deadly turn in the final episode of Midnight Mass and we’re breaking down one of its biggest lingering questions. In case you haven’t tuned into the series quite yet, now’s your chance to turn back and get bingeing because we’re heading straight for spoiler territory.

Monday Member Highlight: Amazing Facts International Ministry

It all began with one idea. It was just an idea. Was it brilliant, or was it risky? Time would tell. The idea was simple—open each radio broadcast with an amazing fact and then share a related biblical message that everyone could understand. Amazing Facts International Ministry was born from this idea in 1965. An amazing fact, a biblical message, and a free Bible lesson. That was the broadcast. Listeners would be intrigued, learn from scripture, and be encouraged to study the Bible for themselves, as Joe Crews, the ministry’s first speaker, led listeners through this journey.

Wheaton's Gary UMC to host 'Trunk or Treat' Oct. 30

Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton will host its annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, Oct. 30. The event will be 10 a.m. to noon in the church parking lot, 224 N. Main St. Treats will be served from the trunks of churchgoers' decorated vehicles. The public is invited...