David Wence, Decatur, Linda Horrell, St.Louis area, and Steve Busick, Champaign, have all been providing therapy for clergy, spouses, and family members this past year. The first three visits are free with additional sessions provided by insurance. Presently the Board of Pastoral Care and Counseling is evaluation and revising the service but therapy continues to be available. Contact David Wence at 217-872-1700 or ; Linda Horrell at 636-527-7615 or ; or Steve Busick at 217-363-1700.
By Paul Black The year 2016 has certainly been busy for New Testament scholar and IGRC Elder Craig Hill. In July, Hill was named Dean of Perkins School of Theology, succeeding the retiring William Lawrence. It was during this time that Hill was completing the manuscript for Servant of All: Status, Ambition and the Way of Jesus (2016, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 203 pages, available through Cokesbury). And Hill said that much of the material for the book came from hard-won lessons in ...
A piece of history stolen from Bissell United Methodist Church has been recovered.
The Rev. Don Goodenow said the church’s 100-year-old bell, which went missing Oct. 8, was returned Wednesday (Oct. 11) by a local antique dealer.