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  • Ashford's Russian Ukrainian Baptist Center: 'We're Rooting For Peace"

    Ashford's Russian Ukrainian Baptist Center: 'We're Rooting For Peace"
    It's a placid afternoon at the Russian Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Union’s retreat, camp and conference center in Ashford, on the Eastford line. Children saunter between the chapel, the cabins and the pool amid lines of of tall pines. Inside the...
  • The business of selling off old churches

    Every year, about 7,000 churches in the United States close their doors, the Christian ministers' organization Pastoral Care estimates. In some cases, members' numbers have declined, and those who remain cannot support the considerable cost of maintaining...
  • How a survivor of Cambodian genocide became a rural Georgia judge

    ATLANTA One day this December, 42-year-old attorney Meng Lim will pack up his two kids and a freshly pressed black robe. Sixty miles later, at the state Capitol, Lim will be sworn in as the first Cambodian-American of Chinese extraction ever to sit on...
  • Family and friends mourn 3-year-old Baltimore girl killed by gunfire

    Family and friends mourn 3-year-old Baltimore girl killed by gunfire
    She was buried in a small pink coffin. But before the casket closed Friday, mourners gathered at the Israel Baptist Church in East Baltimore to say goodbye to 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, whose hair, as in many of the pictures of her that flashed on...
  • Family, friends mourn camper killed by falling tree in Carroll County

    Family, friends mourn camper killed by falling tree in Carroll County
    At the funeral Tuesday for Justin Nicholas Diggs, family and friends remembered a child who loved the outdoors, God and helping others. Justin, a 12-year-old Pikesville Middle School honor student, was killed July 8 when a tree fell on him during a...
  • An update on the Southern Baptist Church in Joppatowne [letter to The Aegis]

    Editor: Please allow me to introduce myself. I am Donte' Lamont Hickman, the Pastor of the Southern Baptist Church. I have been the Pastor of Southern for 12 year, and since I began as Pastor, we have implemented a vision and mission driven church...
  • Faith leaders show the right response to migrant children

    The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Friday, July 25: They are running to America, these thousands of children from Central America, not to sell drugs or steal or any of the other things some in the United States assume,...
  • Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

    Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations
    People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue. What happens to the money? When a nonprofit hospital is sold to...
  • Body may be that of South Korean tycoon with ties to sunken ferry

    The body of South Korea’s most wanted man, a fugitive tycoon with ties to a ferry than sank in April, may have been found by police in a plum field in the country's south, Yonhap News Agency reported. Police said that a DNA sample taken from the...
  • Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford

    Connecticut's King: Hayes Was A Passionate Voice For Social Justice In Hartford
    Just as Martin Luther King Jr. had done a year earlier, King T. Hayes journeyed north from Georgia in the summers of 1945 and 1946 as a student to earn money working in the tobacco fields in Simsbury. And like King, Hayes was struck by the comparative...
  • Daily Press boys soccer player of the year: Lafayette's Reeves Trott

    Daily Press boys soccer player of the year: Lafayette's Reeves Trott
    In 28 years of Daily Press All-Stars, sibling Players of the Year have been relatively rare. Before this spring, there were only six sets. Their ranks have swollen to eight this spring. Poquoson baseball player Chase Pinder matched 2010 baseball...