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Straight to the horse’s mouth!

The Canton Modern Woodmen of America Chapter assisted the Healing Hands Youth Ranch (HHYR) in raising $1,500 and the Modern Woodmen home office matched those funds for a $3,000 donation to the HHYR.  The purpose of the Waleska nonprofit, founded by Jennifer Simonis, is to use horses to help young people make better life choices.  The funds will be used to buy […]

Posted September 7th, 2013   No comments

One door closes and a larger one opens

By Candi Hannigan As a career journalist, I confess to having a special affection for print. I appreciate the value of digital communications and social media, but there is nothing like holding a newspaper or magazine in my hands. The printed copy of The Cherokee Vine is special to me. The Vine was launched 18 […]

Posted February 4th, 2013   No comments

A celebration of life and power of God’s love

By Glenn Hannigan It is a raucous annual event held each December. The throng of celebrants, from preschoolers to grandparents, has grown steadily each year. It is not a typical birthday party. In its early years, the little celebration took over a corner of Mi Casa, the family’s favorite Mexican restaurant. As the party continued […]

Posted February 1st, 2013   No comments

An anxiety attack on the body of Christ

By Polly Balint HAPPY NEW YEAR! Was there a lot of joy in your Christmas holidays or was it more like every day was a Black Friday for you? Were your days filled with Christmas chatter or Christmas cheer? When you went Christmas shopping did you also buy the lie that “frenzy” is the norm […]

Posted January 2nd, 2013   No comments

First Baptist Woodstock’s Linda Holland answers the call on a daily basis

First Baptist Woodstock has approximately 16,000 members, with 6,000 to 15,000 attending Sunday services depending on the season. During the week, thousands of volunteers come through the doors, staffing special events and attending classes or workshops. It takes a staff of more than 160 people to manage the church’s operations. Yet there’s one very patient […]

Posted January 2nd, 2013   3 comments

Cherokee Christian Ministerial Association members find support, wisdom in the group

An hour and a half, once a month. It’s a short amount of time spent in exchange for a wealth of information. That how pastor Fred Goodwin sees his relationship with the Cherokee Christian Ministerial Association (CCMA). As president of the group, Goodwin wants to encourage Cherokee’s pastors and ministry leaders to attend a meeting […]

Posted January 2nd, 2013   No comments

Sojourn Church to be active in the community

The beginning of regular Sunday gatherings for Sojourn Church is planned for 5 p.m. Jan. 13, a culmination of 11 months of preparation through small community groups. Pastor Trent Chambers moved here from Kentucky and began the church plant with seven families. For the Canton native, it was a return to his roots and a […]

Posted December 27th, 2012   No comments

Seeing the light: How Christ is connected with Hanukkah

By Murray Tilles Executive Director Light of the Messiah Ministries Most Christians are unaware of the significance of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival that is so intimately connected with Christmas in many peoples’ minds. In fact, many think that Hanukkah is the Jewish version of Christmas. But that is far from the truth. There is a […]

Posted December 6th, 2012   No comments

True change can come from the nickels in your pocket

In sharing the events in the remarkable ministry of Jesus, all four Gospels retell a miracle involving the feeding of thousands, using a small portion of bread and fish. When it comes to providing for the poor, we always want to get the most out of our resources. SERV International, based in Canton, has taken […]

Posted December 4th, 2012   No comments

Seeing the light: How Christ is connected with Hanukkah

By Murray Tilles Executive Director Light of the Messiah Ministries Most Christians are unaware of the significance of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival that is so intimately connected with Christmas in many peoples’ minds. In fact, many think that Hanukkah is the Jewish version of Christmas. But that is far from the truth. There is a […]

Posted November 30th, 2012   No comments
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“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.” Romans 8:1-39

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