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Going “Back 2 Church”

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. This Sunday. Aug. 27,  Madison Church of God is having a special service for those who haven’t been to church in months, years, or weeks. This campaign is being started for people to come back to church to share the love of Jesus Christ with family and friends who don’t know Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. According to the church’s pastor, Jason Justus, “Back 2 Church is actually a national campaign which attempts to draw everyone back in church now that the summer traveling…

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You ARE the church

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Recently, I was proofreading a story (that I may have written myself) before printing it, and I caught an error in the text. The phrase “If you’re church has …” had been used, and grammar-check thought the phrase was grammatically correct. Now, let me give you some background information about me. I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English, and I taught school for 18 years. Over half of that time was spent as a middle school and high school English instructor. I was even…

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The VBS voyage ends at Landmark Baptist Church

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The ship has docked; the voyagers have disembarked, and the unused cargo has been stored for future use. Landmark Baptist Church, here in Madison, began their vacation bible school on Monday, June 5, enrolling a large number of young people from ages 4 to 19.  Each night at assembly – puppets, Buster and Shelly – delighted the young people with their stories and antics from the portholes of Dr. Albert Vanguard’s submarine.  In the lessons taught each night during the classes, the life of Jesus…

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Area churches hold joint vacation bible school

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Cherry Lake First Baptist Church served as the location for a joint community vacation bible school (VBS) coordinated by Cherry Lake First Baptist Church and Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church. It began Sunday, July 16 and went through Friday, July 21, from 6 pm. until 9 p.m. Classes were held for ages two – adult. The theme was “Over the Moat: Drawbridge to the King.” Students learned about the life of David. Rotations consisted of class time, arts/crafts, music, and recreation. The average in attendance…

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