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August 21, 2018


Guest article: How to Deal with Loss & Grief

by Pastor Patricia  Johnson,  Luther United Methodist Church Grief is described as one’s response to an important loss. The response is marked by deep pain and agonizing loss resulting in severe and prolonged distress. A great loss of security, such as one this community experienced just recently, will shake us to the core of our

Thanks from Open Door

Open Door Assembly in Luther wants to thank all who attended the Back To School Bash last Sunday night. It was a big success with 80 backpacks sent home with students, a half-dozen teacher baskets shared and many giftcards distributed. Victoria Vega de Landavazo, organizer of the event, wants to thank all who participated, especially

Guest column: “Luther” Trip to Kenya

Editor’s Note: I have had the privilege to get to know Stephen Kearby at my part-time job at The 116 Farmstead, Market & Table on Main Street in Luther. He likes our decaf coffee and breakfast parfait. Stephen is the Outreach Minister at the Luther Church of Christ and the Community Service Center. When we

Tacos for Pridemore

For your Tuesday evening plans, here’s an option that will take care of your dinner, your civic duty and your generous heart. The First Christian Church is having a fund-raising dinner to help a neighbor. Luther’s Josh Pridemore as he recovers from an August motorcycle accident. Turns out there is also a Town Board meeting

FLEA MARKET: Open Door Assembly of God

Luther’s Open Door Assembly of God will hold a FLEA MARKET on Saturday June 3, 2017 all day. They want us all to come shop that day … but they also want vendors to buy booth space. The event is to raise funds for a new sanctuary. Organizer Virginia Smith says they will accept a

Helping their neighbors

The Luther First Christian Church is inviting the community to help bless some of our neighbors. They are having a Taco Bar and Fundraising auction a week from Wednesday and all of the money raised will be “distributed to two families who need a blessing.” The church is putting into practice the scripture: Religion that God our Father

Stamp Out Starvation Luther Style

“For I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat.” The verse from Matthew 25 reveals the mission of an Oklahoma-based ministry that is tackling hunger both far and near. Stamping Out Starvation (SOS) came to Luther’s First Christian Church on Sunday afternoon where an army of volunteers donned hair nets and took a place in

Out of the ashes

A church youth group from Tennessee found a treasure in Luther as they were cleaning up the burned-out house of the Taylor family. The fire last December at the home at Seventh and Dogwood claimed the life of Tony Taylor. The youth group from Hartsville Pike Church of Christ, near Nashville, volunteered to spend their

A Christmas to Remember

It was a packed house tonight at the First Christian Church for the one and only performance of the play, “A Christmas to Remember” performed by church members, some of whom revealed their considerable acting talents for the first time. The play was written by Pastor Johnny Melton, the play delivered a spiritual message and

God’s Galloping Geosphere

There is much to put back together, reorganize and repair, but life was spared and that is the most precious gift we are loaned in this experience.

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