PITTSBURGH — Before and after the weekly prayer service recently at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, volunteers sat at booths in the downstairs social hall, asking people to sign up to lead children’s activities, volunteer for a food pantry, participate in adult education or take part in a Quranic recitation.
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WASHINGTON — Among ancient lawmakers including Moses, Solomon and Charlemagne featured in a marble frieze on the Supreme Court building in Washington D.C. stands the Prophet Muhammad, dressed in long robes and carrying a sword.
From a rally in front of Dallas City Hall to an interfaith gathering inside a North Dallas church, hundreds of North Texans spent Sunday decrying terrorism — and denouncing those who blame the entire Islamic religion for the violent acts of an extremist few.
LOS ANGELES — Armed with a bottle of water and a baseball cap, Father Richard Estrada made his way slowly to the border in the scorching heat. After a half-hour of hiking up a steep dirt trail, he reached the massive steel fence and bowed his head to pray for the immigrants who dreamed of passing it.
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SHERMAN — The men of St. John CME church will host a Men’s Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m on Saturday. The breakfast will be held at St. John CME Church in the Donnie Pearl Boyd Fellowship Hall. The morning will consist of prayer, breakfast, a short message and fellowship.
SHERMAN — Latter Rain will have a three-day revival from Wednesday to Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Minister Matt Stubblefield from New Horizon Fellowship in Calera, Okla.
When I was a kid my dad took me all over the place to go fishing. We would go fishing in ponds or lakes. Sometimes we would go fishing in a stream. Once, we even went deep-sea fishing while we were on a trip to Florida. It was great fun and I learned a few things along the way. One of those things was how much a fish could grow the further away you got from where and when it was caught. Over time they got bigger and bigger with each telling. Then again, who doesn’t appreciate a good story that’s told well, especially about a fish?
SHERMAN — Elder Mark K. Darlington from the Grace Cathedral C.O.G.I.C. Dallas, TX. will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. this Sunday at the FRIENDLY C.O.G.I.C. 711 E. Lamar Street in Sherman.
DENISON — The Denison Ministerial Alliance will meet at 12 p.m. Tuesday at Texoma Medical Center conference room #3. Pastors are invited to join for business, fellowship and prayer.