Mattoon Christian Church has been holding its services and other programs at the Marshall Avenue Christian Church building.
A scholar of Christian spirituality argues that prayers are meant to bring together a faith community — something apps aren’t likely to achieve.
Coles County Habitat for Humanity held a house blessing for its newly constructed home in Charleston earlier this fall.
Operation Christmas Child is part of the Samaritan's Purse International Relief effort.
Here's a look back at several decades of balloons, marching bands and more at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
There will be a meal at noon followed by a special presentation on “Quilts of Valor,” presented by Alice Dyson.
Holy Hands Ministries is made up of individuals from different walks of life, different age groups, and different churches.
This two hour concert will feature many singers and musicians from all across southern and central Illinois.
Check out some of this week's many area church and religion events.
So-called Spiritualists split off from Martin Luther’s Reformation 500 years ago, but some of their ideas carry on.
Christmas isn’t the only holiday celebrated during the winter season. There are a plethora of others, some of which have festivities that exceed even the most ostentatious Christmas celebration.
The speaker will be Karen Blankenship from Peculiar, Missouri. Her topic is “The Elephant in the Room” – Dealing with Conflict.
David R. Knox, M.D., 52, is also a physician who practiced at Carle Hospital until he took a leave of absence to attend Nashotah House Seminary.
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More houses of worship are offering mental health programs, especially African American congregations.
WBGL-FM will also be on site, and attendees are welcome to visit their booth as well.
"Faithful Followers" Kids Ministry is for K-6th grade and "Ignite Youth Group" is for grades 7-12.
At its peak over the last year and a half, more than 40% of adults reported anxiety or depression symptoms—four times the pre-pandemic rate.
The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic group, is invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to challenge Texas’ new anti-abortion law.
The Moon Festival, rooted in China’s long history and rich cultural traditions, is celebrated on Sept. 21 this year. In China, though, the festival is a three-day public holiday.
Participants bring to the service a small amount of water from a place that is special to them.
The church received a $9,000 subaward grant, funded through the Lumpkin Family Foundation, to launch a natural climate solutions project in early 2021.
Based in Troy, Tim Price and Harvest Ministry has been going since 1996.
The subject of a new biopic, Tammy Faye was a televangelist icon. But she also represented another side of the evangelical coin — one that was big-hearted, vulnerable and accepting.
Charleston has its fair share of beautiful church spaces. Here's a look at some courtesy of our archives: