Midway Congregational United Church of Christ on historic Dorchester Academy's campus is celebrating another anniversary.
This weekend, we are taking some time to reflect, remember and celebrate the legacy of a great civil-rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We'll refocus our attention on what we need to do to enhance our future. Dr. King fought for justice and equality for all people. He believed that all men were created equal and that everyone should be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Happy 2013! Many of us started the new year by making New Year's resolutions - sometimes planning with great detail and motivation - but many of us will break or downgrade those resolutions quickly.
WASHINGTON - Let's start the new year with a conundrum as old as the Republic:
"Thus saith the Lord, 'Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.' But they said, 'We will not walk therein.'" - Jeremiah 6:16 (KJV)
The new year brings new ideas, visions and goals. Churches look forward with excitement and anticipation to the challenges. Many pastors set new goals that they want to see accomplished during the new year and the years to come.
He is new to Liberty County, and this is his first pastorship, but he is not new to doing God's work.
"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore." - Psalm 133:1-3 KJV
As this year slowly comes to an end, we'll hear of parties, resolutions and celebrations of a new beginning. "Happy New Year!" will ring throughout the streets as people greet each other with smiles. Churches will have Watch Night services, and many people will watch the countdown broadcast live from Times Square in New York. The occasion has become a common event, and most of us treat it as just another day. But let this year be a time of reflection to see exactly who you are in Christ. One year is a good standard of measurement against which ...
The year 2012 is almost over, and Jan. 1, 2013 is on the horizon.
NEWTOWN, Conn.- Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Dec. 16 at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions.
JERUSALEM - Worshippers usually leave notes to the Almighty at one of Judaism's holiest sites. But half a billion dollars?
"And she shall bring forth a son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sin." (Matthew 2:21)
The year 2013 marks a historical celebration.
As we move into the Advent Season, we look forward to the joys of Christmas. It certainly is more complicated today than in the time of the wise men from the East carrying gold, frankincense and myrrh.
It costs a little bit extra to live a kosher lifestyle and eat foods that abide by the Jewish dietary law.