Bishop Alonzo Monk Bryan, a former pastor of Missouri United Methodist Church in Columbia, is remembered by his family as a man who loved the church.
Once a basketball player at Truman State University, Jesse Schrader has redirected his energy and passion into a homeless ministry at Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly.
The secretary of state's office approved the wording of the proposed ballot summary, allowing supporters to begin a petition drive.
Ramadan falls this year during the scorching summer, when tempers already running hot could easily boil over, especially as Egyptians complain about the continued rise in food prices and the general economic malaise after the uprising.
The Southwest Missouri BBB said rescuejoplin.org, a charity collecting donations for Joplin, is not registered as a nonprofit group. Attorney General Chris Koster's office said it is investigating.
About 15,000 guests attended the mass wedding reception in Jakarta. The couples were from low-income backgrounds and received free marriage certificates.
The center has filed a preliminary plan with the city to include a two-story school complex; a four-story, 27-apartment complex; a gymnasium; and a kitchen.
A search warrant indicates that police found images of a child on a computer at the residence of a priest facing charges of three counts of possessing child pornography.
The former monk is a central figure in a sexual abuse lawsuit. He said he has sexual contact with multiple choir members, of which two were between 16 and 18 years old.
The diocese transferred responsibilities regarding sex abuse allegations to a new individual, but some say this won't change how the diocese investigates sex crimes.
The fundraiser will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Olivet Christian Church will hold its 54th annual chicken and mutton barbecue Saturday. About 2,000 people are expected to attend.
The Tuesday evening service held to observe the start of the one-day festival had 22 attendees, but the low number was no surprise to Rabbi Yossi Feintuch. Although the Jewish community in Columbia is small, a sense of community is important.
In times of adversity, God will never give us more than we can bear.
After opening in 2003, Columbia Hope Episcopal Church is closing its doors due to low attendance and funding. The church will hold its last service June 26.
Cooking with cicadas is one way to accept the singing insects' arrival.
The Latter House Kingdom Ministries held a "Rock the Park" National Day of Prayer celebration for youth in Cosmo Park. Meanwhile, the week-long Pray Without Ceasing event run by MU students ended Thursday.
By working with a Spanish-speaking congregation, the Haleys say they are doing international mission work in the heart of the United States.
A House committee heard testimony Wednesday on a measure that would prevent courts from considering international and Sharia law.
Ash Wednesday, which was March 9 this year, marks the start of the liturgical season of Lent, a time of solemn preparation for Easter. Church-goers in Columbia observed the start of the season at services Wednesday.