FAITH JOURNEYS

Luke 24:30-32: When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized him; and he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, ‘Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on t… Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

The Marion County School System continues to focus on safety and learning as we move forward during this time of COVID-19 Recovery. Balancing these two heavy responsibilities directs our decisions, our resources and our daily operations. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

“Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure.” 2 Peter 1:10 Read more

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MANNINGTON COLUMN

Good Morning Mannington! I know that spring has arrived. The dandelions are in bloom. Yes, they are not liked by very many folks but they do brighten up the area. Some forsythia bushes are really pretty but the magnolia trees that are just about the burst into bloom will probably be frozen i… Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

“All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; and him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out.” John 6:37 Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

When my sister was alive, I would go to visit her, and her family, and they would — what seemed like repeatedly — have a new pet. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

One year ago! That’s when it all shut down, the reality of the pandemic slammed into our lives like a major snowstorm. But it didn’t let up, it didn’t melt away in a few days. In fact it lasted through the rest of spring, and summer and fall and winter and continues much longer than any of u… Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

During this phase of school recovery, our responsibility is to offer students holistic supports. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” Read more

MANNINGTON COLUMN

Good morning Mannington! The sun is shining and the weather folks say it will for the next few days. At least this is the month that spring begins. Time will change soon also. The long weeks of cold and bad weather and then all of the rain, sunshine is good to see. Easter will be here very s… Read more

WHITE HALL COLUMN

This past year has been like no other. COVID, wearing masks for safety, sanitizing, staying home, not working, crazy weather, and our children back to school. We aren’t back to normal, but at least we can hope for things to get even better. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

It is likely not hyperbole to suggest that when the COVID pandemic is over, life will be markedly different for many of us. Read more

LOCAL PERSPECTIVES

Some people may know that my sister, Rita Fincham, passed away two years ago. Read more

FAITH JOURNEYS

For those in the Christian traditions that observe Ash Wednesday, we experienced another start of the Lenten season in very cold weather. With low temperatures and the snow flying, we might be tempted to forget that spring is right around the corner and, in six weeks, we will celebrate once … Read more

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