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Thanksgiving may not be known for its music, as the holiday usually gets overshadowed by Christmas songs. Here are six traditional Thanksgiving hymns to add to your playlist. “We Gather Together” This hymn ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

The first Thanksgiving is highly romanticized. In fact, the New York Times ran an editorial last year titled “Most Everything You Learned About Thanksgiving Is Wrong.” The author, Maya Salam, blames watered-d ...

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As the holidays approach, you’re probably gearing up for making special meals and dishes for events. Let’s take a look at some of the church’s saints that protect cooks, bakers, housewives and more. Sa ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There are hundreds of resources available for victims of domestic violence. Online, you can go to Thehotline.org. Locally, practically every community has a crisis c ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

September 15 through October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. If you’re looking for a great place to learn more about how Latin American immigrants shaped the fabric of the United States, check out one of th ...

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Butternut squash, beautifully colored leaves and football games are just a few of the best things about fall. Pumpkin-spice-latte season is always greatly anticipated by coffee lovers. It’s time to update your play ...

Category: Environment, Holidays and Observances

According to the CDC, the number of HIV diagnoses in the United States are declining. Some experts believe that the prevention efforts are working, but progress is uneven. One of the biggest concerns in HIV/AIDS is among ...

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Some authors believe that getting on the Banned Book List is a great way to increase publicity about controversial topics. One of the most hotly debated topics over the years has been LGBT rights and information. Here a ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Politics, school

In 1998, Pamela Gail Johnson founded the Secret Society of Happy People. She wanted a safe place for people to share happy news. Two years later, the society made August “Happiness Happens Month.” Why is it s ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

A lot of churches forget to just have fun together. There are a lot of great things to celebrate in August that can build relationships within your faith community. Plan something different for back-to-school month using ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion