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What is Maundy Thursday?

What is Maundy Thursday?

When I was still a rookie in ministry, every year as Easter approached, I found myself intrigued by a local United Methodist Church’s newspaper ad for their Maundy Thursday service. “What is Maundy Thursday?” I would mutter to myself. The name sounded odd to me and, for no reason at all, strangely sad. Read the […]

TIP offers calm in the storm

TIP offers calm in the storm

Martina Sternberg was in the waiting room of an optometrist’s office when law enforcement called her with heartbreaking news. Her 22-year-old son had been killed in a car accident. At the time, she was accompanying her mother, who had late-stage Alzheimer’s. With her was her 1-year-old grandson, who now had no father. Read the full […]

United Way offers free tax filing program

United Way offers free tax filing program

United Way of Escambia County is offering free online or in-person tax filing options for those with a household income of $62,000 or less in Escambia or Santa Rosa counties. Last year, the impact of United Way’s tax programs exceeded $5.1 million. Taxpayers can maximize their money: Online – File taxes anywhere, anytime at www.myfreetaxes.com. […]