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Non-denominational Strength for Service Board organized

As a sign of personal support, the nine directors pledged a total of $6,700 to the ministry to members of the Armed Services and first responders. Members also agreed to seek support from other individuals, churches, foundations and corporations.

Walden’s Words: Costumes versus Uniforms

During the month of October millions of people acknowledge Halloween in unique ways.   This October 31st will most likely not be an exception to that rule, for I have seen a plethora of costumes for persons of all ages for sale in the stores.  As a child, some of my first costumes were of Superman […]

Walden’s Words: Not a vacation for everyone

Military time is not the same as civilian time. Having served as an Air Force Chaplain Reservist for over a decade, I continue to enjoy this aspect of my life. It has been one of the best professional decisions in my pastoral ministry.  I served at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina, Selfridge Military […]

Deployed to help: Churches plan ministries with military families

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.—If your congregation is seeking ways to reach out to military families, New Providence United Methodist Church, on the Tennessee-Kentucky border, might inspire you. Just six miles from the Fort Campbell Army base in Kentucky, New Providence is home to many retired soldiers and their families. They know what it is like to have […]