Vandals hurl rock through Valley church window

...Indiana. Swofford said it doesn't have a denomination per se but has characteristics similar to the Nazarene or Baptist churches.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at
Boy Scout board approves end to blanket ban on gay adults

...Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission."In recent years I have seen a definite cooling on the part of Baptist churches toward the Scouts," Moore said. "This will probably bring that cooling to a freeze."Under the BSA's new...
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Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...she said.Ali and Brewer were among more than 1,000 people who attended a memorial service Friday night at a Baptist church for the victims. Ali, one of the speakers, railed against alleged shooter Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez as a "murderer...
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Christina Marie Garrison

...for Johnson Youth Center, an assisted living aid for Juneau Pioneer Home and a lifetime member of the Light House Baptist Church.She is survived by mother Lina Garrison, as well as immediate and extended family members, including: her daughter...
Kenai Christian academy graduates sole senior

KENAI - Wings Christian Academy, based in Kenai's Immanuel Baptist Church, held a graduation ceremony for Tyler Ophus, its sole departing senior.The May 15 ceremony opened with pledges to the Bible...
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

ANCHORAGE - Keith and Lillian Lauwers came to Anchorage nearly 50 years ago when Keith became pastor at Sand Lake Baptist Church. Since then they've spent much of their time sitting down.The couple responsible for one of Anchorage's most...
Riots erupt after funeral of man injured in custody to bid him farewell and press for more accountability among law enforcement.The 2,500-capacity New Shiloh Baptist church was filled with mourners. But even the funeral could not ease mounting tensions.Police said in a news release sent...
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Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...great, and great-great, grandchildren.A Celebration of Life was held in Siletz, Oregon at the Sacred Ground Baptist Church on SE Swan Ave. Family may be contacted at P.O. Box 115 Siletz, OR 97380.
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Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...the end of us as a national movement," he said.But some churches may be alienated nonetheless. Some Southern Baptist churches stopped sponsoring troops after gay scouts were allowed, and letting in gay adults will likely prompt even more...
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Sharpton praises response to police shooting of man

...demonstrations from people in Ferguson, Missouri after Michael Brown's death.Sharpton preached at the Charity Missionary Baptist Church and commended Mayor Keith Summey and Police Chief Eddie Driggers - both of whom were in the congregation and at a...
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