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Survey: Food ministries aid 1 in 4 families

As the holidays approach, food pantries across the country will collect donations to help those in need.

Chances are some of the folks who donate also know what it's like to go to bed hungry.

Nearly one in four Americans (22 percent) say their family has turned to a church-run food pantry in the past for help, according to a new survey from LifeWay Research.

Green’s Bible museum construction nears

Construction on the Museum of the Bible begins this month as the final tenants leave the Washington D.C. site that will house the building just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol, museum board Chairman Steve Green said.

Cumberlands to air Christmas program in three TV markets
'Our Gift to You' will air in Bowling Green, London and Knoxville

Each year, UC's Music and Multimedia departments produce "Our Gift to You," a thirty-minute, un-interrupted program, which showcases the talents of students in the Cumberland Singers, the Chorale and Chamber Choir.

Directed by Dr. Jeff Smoak and Dr. David Etter, the groups share traditional and contemporary music to celebrate Christmas and the season of sharing.

Ferguson crisis calls churches to 'unify & pray'

The unfolding Ferguson saga calls churches to "unify and pray for our nation," the president of National African American Fellowship within the SBC, Marshall Williams, said in the hours after a grand jury reported its decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old African American.

Campbellsville students make history with 7,600 OCC boxes
History was made on the campus of Campbellsville University Nov. 24 when the Taylor County Operation Christmas Child collection site at the university became the first collection point in the history of the Heart of Kentucky Area to collect more than 7,000 shoebox gifts in a single year.

Campbellsville University collected 7,647 boxes with 44 churches donating boxes. A total of 174 volunteers worked with OCC. The total is 1,626 shoeboxes more than last year. Campbellsville is the only relay center on a college campus in Kentucky.

World AIDS Day: Love sent to Africa in buckets

Rosemary opened up the five-gallon plastic bucket and pulled out gifts, including a set of new bed sheets. She clutched them to her chest. Her eyes filled with tears.

Rosemary wouldn't even let her visitors help her put the sheets on her mattress. She wanted to clean her entire house before spreading such a precious gift across her bed.

The bucket and its contents were delivered to Rosemary by CARE for AIDS in Kenya, a partner organization of Baptist Global Response.
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