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MCOG youth spend the night in a cardboard city

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. On Friday, April 28, the youth of the Madison Church of God spent the night in cardboard boxes in the parking lot of Ace Hardware. The purpose of this “camp-out” was to give the teens a greater understanding and compassion for homeless people and to raise money for an upcoming mission trip. Not only did the teens have to spend the night outdoors with nothing overhead, but a piece of cardboard, but they also had to relinquish all of their electronics for the night. All…

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Madison Church of God summer day camp plans

Nancy Taylor; Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison Church of God  (MCOG) will be hosting the Madison Day Camp from Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 and Monday, June 26 to Friday, June 30. The camp hours will be 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. daily. The theme for both weeks is “Tribal Games.” The camp is open to children ages 4 – 11. A fun-filled week is planned for both sessions. There will be indoor and outdoor activities (including “tribal games”), crafts, music, and electives. On Thursday of each week…

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Church Member Spotlight: Melva Morfaw

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. Melva Morfaw serves St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and the community as the director of Shepherd’s Hands, a free medical clinic offered to members of the community who have no insurance and meet certain income qualifications. Morfaw was instrumental in opening the clinic in September of 2016. She had worked in a similar-style clinic when she lived in California, and she presented the idea to the members of St. Mary’s, and she helped see the vision through to fruition. In addition to her work with Shepherd’s…

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Volunteers still needed for Bible reading April 30 – May 4, 2017

Nancy Taylor: Greene Publishing, Inc. The Madison County Christian Ministerial Association (MCCMA) needs volunteers to read the Bible at the gazebo at Four Freedoms Park, (across from the Madison County Courthouse) between April 30 and May 4. Volunteers will read the Bible, in 15-minute shifts, working 24/7 throughout the entire week leading up to the National Day of Prayer, on May 4. The goal is to read through the entire bible, old and new testaments, during the week. The readings are scheduled to begin Sunday, April 30, at 6 p.m….

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