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The Galveston County Daily News: Faith

December 9, 2016

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Friday 12/02/2016
Westminster Presbyterian Church to hold celebration and rededication service
Updated: December 02, 2016 - 11:35 pm

There’s nothing like experiencing that special new car smell — when you’re at church. Why would an island church that is well over a century old possess such a special feature? We’ll explain in this week’s Our Faith.

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Faith Focus
Posted: December 02, 2016

Jamaica Beach’s Seaside Church will hold its annual Bethlehem Market Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 at 16534 FM 3005. Admission is free.

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Learning from Lincoln and dealing with depression
Posted: December 02, 2016

This election year has left us longing for leaders of the past who led with character and integrity. None looms larger than Abraham Lincoln. His Gettysburg Address and his second inaugural address raised the bar for wisdom, justice, faith and forgiveness.

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Friday 11/25/2016
Israeli activist to speak at B’nai Israel
Posted: November 25, 2016

Taking on the powerful ultra-Orthodox on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount in a contest over the place of women in Judaism is a tall order. Jewish activist Anat Hoffman has done that, but first she warmed up by taking on a different, implacable and monolithic opponent: The Israeli phone company.

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Noted bishop emeritus to preach at First Lutheran Church
Posted: November 25, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Mark Hanson, presiding bishop emeritus of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will preach at First Lutheran Church, Galveston at 10 a.m., Dec. 11 at 2415 Winnie St.

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Overcoming adversity — God's way
Posted: November 25, 2016

We all experience moments when it seems like nothing good can come of the misfortune that has befallen us.

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Friday 11/18/2016
Compton Memorial celebrates 96 years of miracles
Posted: November 18, 2016

During its 96 years, Galveston’s Compton Memorial Church of God in Christ has been shepherded by one special, extended family.

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Seafarers Center collecting Christmas gifts to deliver aboard ships in port
Posted: November 18, 2016

It’s hard to imagine the isolation of a third-world worker who serves as crew on a long-haul, ocean-going vessel. Often supporting distant family and only briefly on land in foreign ports, they are often attracted to special services like Galveston’s Seafarers Center, 221 20th St. Now, the center is offering you a way to help these hardworking itinerants.

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Preparing for Thanksgiving
Posted: November 18, 2016

The trees are turning. Invigorating cool air has spilled across the land. Families are getting ready for Thanksgiving. Some prepare for children to come home. Others make plans to travel. Thoughts turn to turkey, dressing, giblet gravy, pumpkin and pecan pie. Football is in the air and the Cowboys are finally winning again. I like Thanksgiving and the American traditions that go along with it.

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