Features: Faith

Nov. 29, 2013 @ 04:18 PM

The eternal blessings of the Lord

During this season of Thanksgiving, as we prepare special meals and spend priceless time with our family and begin our Holiday shopping, it is important for us to reflect on God's goodness towards us.

Nov. 23, 2013 @ 09:40 AM

Wesley Memorial accepting wreath orders

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in Warrenton will continue its tradition of making and selling fresh boxwood wreaths for the Christmas Season.

Nov. 23, 2013 @ 09:39 AM

Animals blessed, recognition given at recent event

The fourth annual Blessing of the Animals event in honor of National Feral Cat Day was recently held at the Tractor Supply in Henderson.

Nov. 23, 2013 @ 09:39 AM

Senior circle holds October meeting

The Plank Chapel Senior Circle recently met in the Fellowship Hall of Plank Chapel United Methodist Church.

Nov. 23, 2013 @ 09:39 AM

Hopper ordained at recent service

Rev. Mark Hopper was recently ordained into ministry during a worship service at First Baptist Church of Henderson.

Nov. 22, 2013 @ 10:18 PM

Thanksgiving — an American way of life

As many as 40 million of us will travel on or before Thanksgiving Day in order to be with our family and friends. We will sit together, no matter if we get along or not. We will laugh or cry and eat till we pop. Many of us will bow our heads in thanks for the blessings of loved ones, health, job, freedom and life itself. Indeed, thanksgiving is uniquely our American phenomenon.

Nov. 16, 2013 @ 10:13 AM

Oasis of Hope observes Military Appreciation Day

Oasis of Hope Ministries recently observed its Military Appreciation Day with a worship service that included the posting of flags, a skit and dance and retiring of the colors.

Nov. 16, 2013 @ 10:12 AM

Men of Valor holds open house and fellowship retreat

The Men of Valor Vance County Chapter of the House of Jabez Youth Outreach Center recently held its open house and its second fellowship retreat.

Nov. 16, 2013 @ 10:12 AM

Joy Club sign-up begins Sunday

Sign-up for the Jesus Outreach in Youth Clubs for the 2013-2014 school year at Aycock, Dabney, E.M. Rollins and New Hope elementary schools begins Sunday.

Nov. 15, 2013 @ 05:05 PM

Tell me a story

My son is now a young man, living on his own in Asheville. When he was a little boy he made the same request every night when I put him to bed, “Dad, tell me a story.”