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Weekly Challenge: Be diligent in taking care of what you have. Example: house, children, spouse, self, relationship with Jesus, vehicle and finances.

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Weekly Challenge: Set aside one hour each night of quality time with your family.

Weekly Challenge: Make your reactions acceptable by showing encouragement and love in replace of sharp and painful words.

Weekly Challenge: Stabilize your weakness into strength by using resistance to the enemy’s tricks. Overcome bad habits, useless speech and ungodly actions by exercising faith and steadfastness being firmly planted in Jesus Christ.

Weekly Challenge: Live your life each day having the qualities of salt. Be careful not to lose your flavor.

Weekly Challenge: Guard the content of your thoughts. When an impure thought or negative comment comes to mind, be quick to throw it beneath you. Casting it aside, giving the thought no room to grow.

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Weekly Challenge: Practice looking up scripture for every trial you are facing and put the truth of what it says actively in your life.

Weekly Challenge: Live with a purpose, live each day displaying peace and love in the midst of the worldly darkness.

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Monroe City Christian Church welcomed the public to a Front Porch Prayer Service on Wednesday, July 8. The service brought guests from the surrounding area including Hannibal, Palmyra, Hunnewell and Hull, IL. Those attending brought their lawn chairs to gather in front of the church steps wi…

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The Monroe City Christian Church is holding a Front Porch Prayer Service for everyone to join in unison as a community to share in prayer, hear Gods word and worship together. The service will be held in front of the church Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m.

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Weekly Challenge: Tackle adversity with the joy and peace Jesus Christ offers to each person.

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We live in a world of hurt and disillusionment

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The First Baptist Church will host a discussion on race relations on Sunday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to attend. First Baptist Church Pastor Chad McMath and Promiseland Family Church with Pastor Paul Washington and Pastor Ed Talton will join together in leading the service.

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Life changes from season to season. Most don’t like change, while others embrace it. This is exactly what one hometown native continues to do as she prays for her direction from God. Andrea Whiston explains her walk in life as blessed and exciting, stating, “I allow the Lord to lead me. The …

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Holy Rosary School staff and students were busy celebrating Catholic Schools Week(CSW) January 26 – February 1. The chosen theme this year for the week was Meeting Jesus at Holy Rosary School-Following His Way. The school held an open house on January 30 seeing approximately 300 guests durin…

Did Jesus ever say until you get fixed, I can’t help you or I can’t set you free? No, He never said that. Jesus said the truth will set you free! We invite you to come on Thursday nights 6:30 - 8 p.m. for Bible Study and fellowship at the Monroe City Nutrition Center, located on main street.…

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Hannibal True Church hosted Dean Braxton, of Ashburn, Virginia on Sunday, November 17 at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Braxton shared his testimony, which has been featured on the 700 Club and heard around the world with a crowd of people, including several in attendance from Monroe City.

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On October 12, the St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Indian Creek will host the Rosary Crusade at 12 p.m. The crusade will be led by Veronica O’Connor, of Indian Creek, at the young age of 100. This year marks 102 years of the Our Lady of Fatima, of Portugal.

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Joyful Love Ministries hosted their first Ladies Conference bringing women of the community together for fellowship and laughter. On Saturday, September 28, approximately 150 ladies from the surrounding area gathered at the KC Hall to grow together in Jesus Christ. Each was given a gift bag …

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On Tuesday, April 16, Coach David Kirby spoke to the crowd about his walk in faith at the twenty-second Lenten Breakfast. Kirby gave a testimony touching the audience as he explained growing up with an alcoholic father and a caring mother. He shared how his mother encouraged him throughout t…

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The First Baptist Church of Monroe City celebrated their one hundred-fiftieth anniversary on Sunday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 300 gathered to remember the past, as well as anticipate the future.

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A hometown native and serviceman of the United States Coast Guard is asking for his community’s support to help make a difference in others’ lives. Yeoman Second Class Brandon Moore, will depart for the Dominican Republic to take part in an integral mission trip. Moore stated, “My home churc…

Ivy and Beau Kauble wait their turn as Rylan Moss plays the toss game at the Baptist Church block party held on Sept. 9. More than 150 guests enjoyed the family friendly event.

Swinkey Days for Kids was held July 9-11. The annual event hosted 165 participating kids ages 4 and older. Each child received a blue t-shirt with the verse Matthew 5:16 Let Your Light Shine, the theme for the week printed on the back.

Members of the community including Janet Painter, Sister Suzanne Walker and Carly Youngblood take part in the annual March for Life held locally January 21.

Trista Gottman, age 10, attends Marilyn Braxton’s Bible study on life changing Green Smoothies held at True Church in Hannibal. Braxton is seen here with True Church pastor Teri Maher.