The group has gathered a large collection of books to sell to raise money for its charitable programs.
The Maranatha Christian Academy open house is planned for 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at 3516 W. Powell Lane, along West DeWitt Avenue.
A folklorist explains the prehistoric origins of the mythical Easter Bunny and why this longstanding cultural symbol keeps returning each spring.
The churches’ struggles to respond to the plague and constant warfare in the 14th and 15th centuries helped shape the kinds of Christianity in the world today.
Parishioners and community members gathered together Saturday morning for The Great Egg Hunt at Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon.
Many area religious leaders say their congregations have largely returned to regular services, though virtual options are offered by most.
Big Mo is a Dove Award Nominee for Soloist of the Year, Song of the Year, & Musician of the year.
Originally a spring harvest festival, Baisakhi acquired religious significance after the 10th Sikh guru created the Khalsa, a distinctive Sikh identity, in 1699.. In 2022, Baisakhi falls on April 14.
Sikhs all over the world celebrate the festival of Baisakhi, a holiday with a special religious significance, observed each year on April 13 or 14. In 2022, Baisakhi falls on April 14.
The Old Paths Quartet materialized out of Atlanta, Georgia, to become one of the most influential, trend-setting Christian groups in Southern Gospel.
Afghans are facing a devastating economic collapse and food shortages ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. 30-year-old Laila, a displaced person from the Ghorak district of Kandahar province, lives in a makeshift camp in the outskirts of Kandahar city with her two sons and her brother-in-law'…
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has put a spotlight on the views of the Russian Orthodox Church. A scholar of Russian religion explains the structure and history of Orthodox Christianity.
Women’s contributions to global Christianity are immense, but scholars’ understanding is hampered by limited data.
The Irish government recently declared a national holiday for St. Brigid. A medieval historian explains her fascinating life and history.
Only 58 of the more than 900 people who have won the Nobel Prize have been women.
COVID-19 altered the traditional opportunities for loved ones to mourn
With mantras, a mysterious founder and promises of societal salvation, there are echoes of religious traditions in the cryptocurrency.
In addition, a donations drive-through event will take place on Sunday afternoon of Dec. 19, in conjunction with the church’s Live Nativity.
After last year’s Cantata was cancelled due to Covid, the Lutheran Choirs from five local churches have combined to sing for this year’s concert.
Check out some of this week's many area church and religion events.
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.