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Haven Kincaid is a delightful, 26-year-old wife and mother of two. She has a passionate heart for troubled youth whom she works with on a daily basis. Her family history is incredible, worthy of a whole separate feature, honestly. But this story is about one particular example of being made in the image of God.

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Haven Kincaid is a delightful, 26-year-old wife and mother of two. She has a passionate heart for troubled youth whom she works with on a daily basis. Her family history is incredible, worthy of a whole separate feature, honestly. But this story is about one particular example of being made in the image of God.

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This summer, the harmonic voices of a youth chorus filled numerous soup kitchens in Boston, Massachusetts, bringing joy to members of the city’s homeless population as they listened to the choir sing songs like “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Down by the Riverside.”

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Tiny fingers hold tightly to the hands of teachers as the newly formed ‘walkers’ class at the First Baptist Church Learning Center, in Scottsboro, makes its way down the hall toward the cafeteria.

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Singer/Songwriter, Deborah Avans Peek was born in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted at the age of two, by a couple who could not have children of their own.

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Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by BangladeshIndiaChinaLaos and Thailand.

Nearly two-thirds of the people are Bamar (also called Burmese or Burman.) In addition, there are many indigenous minorities, called ‘people groups,’ with their own languages and cultures, including the Shan, Karen, Rakhine, Chin, Kachin and Mon. Most Christians are from the minority ethnic groups: Karen, Lisu, Kachin, Chin, Lahu.

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Faith Covenant Church of God got its start over 20 years ago, organized with 54 members.  The organizing members wanted to help build their new church, so at the urging of the late Lottie Mitchell ladies of the church began to bake and sell pies.

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The Greater St. Paul A.M.E. Church on North Houston Street in Scottsboro invites you to celebrate ‘Pink Sunday’ on October 25, at 10:50 a.m.

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The congregation at Scottsboro’s Cumberland Presbyterian Church is proud to welcome their new pastor, Micaiah Tanck, and her husband, Brian, director of Christian education, to the community.

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If you are hurting from the pain of a divorce or separation, a new series of classes at Willow Street Baptist Church in Scottsboro may have the solution you need to find hope, help and healing.

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The North Houston Street Church of Christ will have ‘Bring a Child to Church Day,’ on Sunday, September 27, 2015.

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In an effort to pray together for community leaders and emergency personnel, the public is invited to stop by B&C Store ‘N’ Deli on Parks Avenue, and have a free breakfast sandwich on Saturday, October 3, beginning at 7 a.m.

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Thanks to people like Mary K. and Gene Carlton, along with several dedicated volunteers and donors, children in Jackson County are receiving a wonderful gift in their backpacks each week throughout the school year.

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The First United Methodist Church of Scottsboro and Pastor Steve Screws invite the public to a special reception for longtime church organist, Grady Bennett, on Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 2 - 4 p.m.

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The third annual Red Mass for area attorneys and judges will be celebrated at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11 a.m.

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Dr. Alicestyne Turley, director of Berea College’s Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, used ‘Sankofa’ to describe the spiritual and intellectual journey that is more formally known as the Civil Rights Seminar and Tour to the Berea College campus community.

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All summer long, the children’s ministry program at First United Methodist Church in Scottsboro has been centered on the theme, ‘we are the hands and feet of Christ.’

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William Nsubuga moved to the United States as a political refugee after surviving the Rwandan genocide. In 1997, he attended community development training with Servants in Faith and Technology (SIFAT), and although he lived in Birmingham for the next 10 years, he never forgot what he learned and never lost his desire to help HIV/AIDS orphans in Africa.

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In the fall of 2014, a local iconic church was faced with a $200,000 repair bill. The congregation of St. Joseph’s On-The-Mountain Episcopal Church, at Mentone, whose origin is an 1870 log cabin, learned in 2014 that the present building had structural issues. Problems included an unsound foundation and holes and cracks in the walls allowing vermin and moisture to enter the building.

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St. Luke’s Episcopal church on Scott Street was the temporary hub for a cross-country team of bicyclists called ‘Bike and Build’ on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 9 and 10.

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New Home Baptist Church in Pisgah welcomes the public to celebrate its homecoming and decoration on Sunday, May 3, 2015.

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Hollis Memorial United Methodist Church is ‘Calling all Superheroes’ for a fun-filled time on Wednesday nights beginning April 29, 2015.

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Roaches Cove Baptist Church in Fackler, will host a day of true gospel fellowship and musical entertainment with the Reggie Saddler Family in concert on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.

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A ‘Celebrity Chef Luncheon,’ sponsored by the United Methodist Women (UMW) will be held on April 17, 2015, in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church in Scottsboro at 11 a.m.

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Now that most churches have fellowship halls with air conditioning and plenty of padded chairs, accommodations are not the same at Southern gatherings like ‘old-fashioned dinner on the ground.’ But a lot of the food still is.

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Pastor Ron Harvey invites the public to hear Nathan Saint on Sunday, March 15, at Southgate Baptist Church on South Broad Street in Scottsboro in a special service at 10 a.m., and again at 11 a.m.

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Members of the Greater St. Paul AME Church on North Houston Street in Scottsboro will travel to Selma, Alabama, on Saturday, March 7, 2015, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ the name given to the violent clash between protestors and police that led to the 1965 Voting Rights Act.