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2014-10-28 12:26:25

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DNA analysis of consecrated, sacramental bread conducted by two Raelian scientists refutes the Catholic claim of transubstantiation, according to a publication* of the Association of Raelian Scientists. "An important doctrine of Catholicism affirms that the wheat wafer known as the host or sacramental bread, which is used in the sacrament of Eucharist or Holy Communion, actually becomes the body of Jesus Christ in a process called...

2014-10-22 23:13:25

January Church Renewal Conference Focuses on Divine Healing; Register Now and Save $20 Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 United Theological Seminary announces that early registration is open for its 5th Annual Church Renewal Conference, Light the Fire! 2015: Divine Healing, which will take place outside of Ohio for the first time in the event’s history. The conference will be held January 22–23, 2015, at North Naples United Methodist Church, Naples, Florida, where United alumnus...

2014-10-17 16:23:18

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital recently hosted a free book signing event featuring their very own chaplain, Rev. Mark Young, D. Min., who serves as the hospital's director of spiritual care and values integration. His book, Faith Prints: God is Here, was recently published by Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, and features a compilation of devotionals which he writes and shares daily with hospital...

2014-10-07 08:38:21

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanco Services, LLC, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, today announced it has expanded its strategic sponsorship with the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA)--the administrative and financial body of The United Methodist Church. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141006/150603) The multi-year sponsorship marks a significant expansion of an electronic giving program that has been in place since 2002...

2014-09-27 23:03:24

Wesleyan Scholar featured at Dayton, OH, seminary’s Heck Lectures Dayton, OH (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 United Theological Seminary (United) announces the 2014 J. Arthur Heck Lectures and Alumni/ae Banquet, which will be Oct. 14 to 15, 2014. Dr. Randy L. Maddox will be the speaker at this year’s lectures on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at United, which is located at 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH, 45426. Dr. Maddox’ presentation will be “Anticipate Our Heaven Below: Wesleyan Precedents...

2014-09-24 08:24:30

Book Launch and Tour DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Detroit's Orchestra Hall, Cass Community Publishing House (CCPH) will celebrate its first publication: "This Far By Faith: Twenty Years at Cass Community," written by Rev. Faith Fowler. Fowler is also the Executive Director of Cass Community Social Services (Cass) and CCPH Publisher. Tickets are available for the Sept. 27th event and include a copy of the book. "This Far" is a...

2014-09-18 12:29:52

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Casen Buswell has a rare vascular condition that causes his blood vessels, skin and muscles to harden. His case is one of only 14 known cases of glomuvenous malformations plaque type (GVM) in the world. The only hospital in the United States, and one of only a few in the world, offering treatment with the dual wave-length laser, is Methodist Children's Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. Using a laser...

2014-07-02 23:05:38

After getting burned by a disreputable sign company, a church in Northern Ohio gets the star treatment from Advantage LED Signs in Houston. Salem, OH (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The picturesque town of Salem is a peaceful, inviting slice of Americana located between Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Home to roughly 12,000 hard-working folks (including radio pioneer Alan Freed), the town is sometimes referred as Quaker City due to the rather large contingency of Quakers that settled there in the early...

2014-06-24 23:02:34

Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is set to join fellow members of the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church on a mission trip to Haiti where she will provide much needed dental services. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Cindy Flanagan, DDS is pleased to announce she will be joining the Chapelwoods United Methodist Church during their trip to Haiti on July 9-17, 2014. The group will be doing mission work in conjunction with Haitian Methodist Church and Haitian Artisans for Peace International...

2014-05-15 20:22:59

HOUSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital athletic trainers and sports medicine physicians recently hosted a Signing Night for the Challenge Soccer Club of Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88252 Challenge Soccer, a nationally recognized soccer club for girls, announced February 5 the scholarship signings of 32 of their players with major colleges and universities across the country. Seniors from four Houston-area...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.