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Religion & Spirituality Section

  • Yellow Springs’ Central Chapel AME celebrates 150 years

    Worshippers at Central Chapel A.M.E. held hands and formed a circle around the perimeter of the church on a recent Sunday. The church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. All members of the Yellow Springs community are invited to anniversary events, including an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m., featuring guest speaker Dr. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    This year, Central Chapel AME is celebrating 150 years of enduring — of surviving and thriving — in the heart of Yellow Springs.

  • Celebrate with Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Worshippers at Central Chapel A.M.E. held hands and formed a circle around the perimeter of the church on a recent Sunday. The church is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. All members of the Yellow Springs community are invited to anniversary events, including an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m., featuring guest speaker Dr. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Festivities begin with an anniversary worship service this Sunday, Feb. 14, at 11 a.m. Rev. Michael Brown of Payne Theological Seminary is the guest speaker.

  • St. Paul Church suffers from divides

    St. Paul Catholic Church on Phillips Street has been a village institution since 1856. Some local members are concerned over a recent firing and other turnover at the church. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    An abrupt firing at St. Paul Catholic Church last month has touched off anger and deepened unease among parishioners who believe that their once close-knit community is unraveling under the leadership of Father Anthony Geraci, St. Paul’s pastor since 2008.

  • Meditate with heart

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    The Friends of the Heart Center will hold an open house and Peace Day meditation on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2-4 p.m.

  • Share stories with Nuns on the Bus

    Sister Mary Wendlen, one of four nuns on a 2012 "Nuns on the Bus" tour, waves goodbye to supporters in Fox Lake, Ill., in 2012.

    Share your story at a potluck dinner with the Nuns on the Bus, who are stopping at the Senior Center this Saturday on their way to Washington, D.C.

  • Pastor Jones joins Yellow Springs Methodist Church

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    Pastor Rick Jones joined the Yellow Springs United Methodist Church this summer.

  • Bahá’í camp immersed in virtues

    Ursula Kremer, left, a Youth Helper at this summer’s Bahá’í day camp, leads a group of campers in a game called “The Knot,” in which children must untangle themselves without breaking hands. The game enacts the virtues of happiness and unity. (Submitted photo)

    A small sign on Linden Qualls’ bright red door sets the tone for both her home and the children’s camp she’s run here for nearly 30 years. “If there is right in the soul, there will be beauty in the person.”

  • Free healing drum workshop for women

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    A free workshop exploring percussion, song, and circle as a healing force for self and community will be offered this weekend.

  • Film argues that education is a right

    Antioch College student Taylor Spratt and the Yellow Springs Bahá’í community will host a documentary highlighting an online campaign to educate Bahá’ís worldwide. The film, “To Light a Candle,” will screen this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at room 219 in the Science Building on campus. Roy Qualls, right, will moderate the post-film discussion. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For Taylor Spratt, an Antioch College student who grew up between Milwaukee and the Chicago suburbs, a college education was a given. But for her contemporaries who live in Iran and adhere to the Bahá’í Faith, attending Iranian university is prohibited by law.

  • Kwanzaa marks African heritage in Yellow Springs

    The annual village Kwanzaa celebration is being revived this year after a two-year hiatus. The event takes place Saturday, Dec. 27, from 4:30 to 7:30 at the Bryan Center. Shown above are Gordon Champman, left, Malaya Booth, bottom right, and John Booth, behind, at a past event. (Submitted photo)

    Basim Blunt wanted to make sure that the Kwanzaa celebration that the African American Cross-Cultural Works has sponsored in the village for nearly 10 years continues.

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