05/24/2018

Practicing Remembrance

Memorial Day began shortly after the Civil War. Some traditions trace it back to 1866 when a group of widows in a southern town went to the cemetery to place flowers on the graves of their husbands, fathers, brothers and sons killed in the war...

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05/17/2018

60 Days Remaining...

This Sunday is Pentecost, the Greek name for the Jewish spring harvest festival. It was celebrated 50 days (hence the 'pente' of Pentecost) or seven weeks after Passover. People were encouraged to bring their first fruits as an offering...

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