The Hannibal United Methodist Church is celebrating the 175th Anniversary. Under the leadership of David Peckham, the Methodist Church of Hannibal was organized Feb. 26, 1839. The Certificate of Organization was filed in the Oswego County Clerk’s office March 13, 1839 with 25 charter members. In 1841 a brick church edifice was erected, which today(…)
“I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” Psalm 91:2” A number of years ago, I found myself asking whether life was essentially a pleasant journey with the occasional painful trial along the way, or whether it(…)
The Delaney Brothers will perform a gospel bluegrass concert at 7 p.m. Saturday Feb. 1 at the Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Fulton. A free will offering will be collected. The alternate weather date is 7 p.m. Feb. 8.
Fulton-Oswego Faith Partnership, consisting of churches in Fulton and Oswego, recently received a $5,000 “Lutheran Community Matthew 25: Neighbors in Need” challenge grant from the Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation. The funding was awarded to the “Blessings in a Backpack” Program, based on its effectiveness in addressing physical, emotional and/or spiritual needs in the local(…)
Nicholas Fisher, of Fulton, was among 31 men who were ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence Cardinal Velasio de Paolis, CS, Pontifical Delegate for the Legionaries of Christ on Dec. 14 at the Papal Basilica of St. John Lateran, Rome, Italy. Of the total 31 new priests, eight are American and one from Canada.(…)
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 This may be one of the best know verses in all of scripture and probably the most quoted. It speaks of the wonderful gift the Father has(…)
“Gabriel appeared to Mary and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!” Confused and disturbed, Mary tried to think what the angel could mean. “Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God! You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him(…)
The Oswego-Fulton Episcopal-Lutheran Faith Partnerships invites the community to a special Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 (today) at Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth St., Oswego. A time for refreshments and friendship follows. The Rev. Richard K. Klafehn said “this very beautiful and interactive worship service is a special(…)