African refugees in Columbia are looking for a building to help establish their congregation as a Presbyterian church. Pastor Aaron Ruvugwa says expressing Christian faith in their own languages is important for refugees trying to adjust.
One woman's journey to find spiritual support for her family's special needs inspires others.
A group of Ukrainian immigrants in Sedalia stirs a host of memories for a journalism graduate student who recently spent two years in as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine.
Mid-Missouri churches continue their holiday traditions by hosting Christmas musicals and pageants.
Columbia churches celebrate Christmas with communion and candlelight services.
American retailers sell $4.6 billion worth of Christian products annually, and some are spoofs or spinoffs of commercial logos or brand names. Many such goods are illegal, trademark attorneys say, but companies often don't put up a fight for fear of being labeled anti-faith.
Archimandrite Joasaph, a former Russian professor at MU who was then known as Frank McLellan, died Friday in Boston.
Pentecostal televangelist and university founder Oral Roberts died Tuesday at age 91, but not before helping lead his denomination from obscurity to worldwide prominence.
The Vatican is taking steps to make it easier for Anglicans to join the Roman Catholic Church.
The Columbia Handbell Ensemble will hold its 20th annual winter concerts on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon at Columbia’s First Baptist Church.
Hanukkah begins Friday and continues until sundown eight days later. Many of the items used to observe Hanukkah are also symbols of the story.
One-third of Americans say they regularly or occasionally attend religious services at more than one place. One-quarter say they sometimes attend services of a faith different from their own.
The Crossing is offering a "Surviving the Holidays" course for the community on Saturday. The two-hour seminar is created by Church Initiative to provide support for people to get through the holiday season.
A hand-crafted tradition draws Columbia-area shoppers to Calvary Episcopal Church's holiday bazaar.
Mickey and Ralph Havener had plenty of experience helping seniors make the transition to smaller living spaces when they decided to open their business.
The feast of sacrifice is a three-day Muslim holiday marking Ibrahim's faith. This year, it begins the day after Thanksgiving.
When the holiday shopping season arrives, girls have an alternative to Barbie dolls with God's Girlz, a doll line created by Kerusso, a Christian clothing company. The dolls all have T-shirts with a spiritual saying and Scripture along with other accessories.
Brian Young, the founder of Lutheran Island Camp, considers himself a creation scientist and opposes mainstream theories about evolution and the formation of the universe. The camp wants to become the first creation-science environmental learning center in Minnesota and, according to organizers, the country.
A new MU department of history lecture series welcomes its first speaker and delves into the topics of Mormonism and polygamy.
Harvard University professor Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will be the inaugural speaker for the MU History Department's Lewis Atherton Lecture Series. Ulrich will uncover the personal stories of Mormon diarists as they traveled from Nauvoo, Ill., to Council Bluffs, Iowa, when she speaks at 7 p.m. Monday at MU.