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Church Community Celebrates Reverend’s Anniversary

PITTSTON — The First Baptist Church in Pittston held a special service on Sunday.

Members of the community gathered at the church on the corner of Water and Wharf Streets to celebrate Reverend James Breese’s 10th anniversary at the church. 18 more words


OBITUARY: Florence Beverly (Emerson) Parsons, 89

LONDONDERRY, NH — Florence Beverly Parsons, 89, of Londonderry, NH, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Fairview Nursing Home, Hudson, NH.

Florence was born on February 6, 1927 in Kittery Point, ME, a daughter of the late Waldo and Florence (Patch) Emerson. 162 more words


Photos: Freedom Bell moves from Williamsburg to D.C.

A bell from one of the oldest churches in America is leaving for a temporary home for the first time in 60 years.

See photos of the move here: 6 more words

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Freedom bell leaving First Baptist Church for D.C.

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — A bell housed at an historic black church is on the move to Washington, D.C., where it will once again become a part of our nation’s narrative. 197 more words


Neighbor Churches, Split on Race Lines, Work to Heal Divide

Photos by Branden Camp

There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown. 3,752 more words



Today is Sunday.

My mind wanders back to my childhood and what Sunday afternoons meant, back then.

Today we can do and go just about anywhere, anytime we want, on Sunday. 499 more words