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This past week the Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Pantry officially opened in Elsberry.  The pantry will be under the direction of Vicki Johnson.  Johnson is excited to open this opportunity up to the community, she said, “We want people to know this isn’t a hand out, it is a hand up.”  The partn…

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When Anchored Hope Church was founded in Troy in 2012, it was nothing more than an idea. It was a group of people who wanted a different type of church made of those who had left the church in the past, and were looking to regain their faith in Jesus Christ.

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Among the many symbols that stir the soul during the holidays is the Christmas tree.  The ritual trimming of the tree, the singers gathered ‘round the tree, and the Nativity scenes placed gently beneath the tree are sights that can be seen in thousands of locations across the country.

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First-person stories plucked from the files of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) provide ample proof that the CoVid epidemic plagues not just physical health but emotional well-being also.

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Once again this autumn, the New Life Christian Church opened its doors with warm hospitality to its members and guests. On Saturday, Sept.12, about 150 attendees enjoyed the annual Fall Family Festival.

The Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance met on Oct. 8 at First Christian Church in Troy. It elected Father Mike Lydon as vice president of the Alliance, and re-confirmed Melissa Leitman from Sacred Heart will continue as secretary. 

The Discovery Family Channel airs a show named Too Cute, where viewers watch a generous eyeful of puppies and kittens playing before the camera.  

Pictured, from left, Gary Fergusion, Jim Gentry, Dale Dickerman, Joyce Dickerman, Jennifer Dickerman, David Bruce, and Ed Isley, Not pictured is Sonya Johnson, the Billy Graham Evangelistic events manager. Submitted photo.

Pictured above, in no order, are the students receiving scholarships form Asbury United Methodist Church. They are Jared Krato, Breanna Eales, Jennifer Richardson, Brittany Taubig, Whitney Richardson, and Katelyn Schieffer.Submitted photo.

Christians throughout Lincoln County are invited to participate in the Way of the Cross Walk to be held on Good Friday (April 14) in Troy. It will be held beginning at 6 p.m. from the parking lot at the Troy Flooring Center. During the walk, there will be prayer, readings and song at specifi…