7 area same-sex couples marry in Washington, D.C.

7 area same-sex couples marry in Washington, D.C.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Monday morning, seven same-sex couples offered up a toast to their new marriages at the Holy Covenant United Church of Christ.  The couples just returned from a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., where they were legally married. However, because of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, individual states — including North Carolina, do not have to recognize same-sex marriages …
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Mozart’s Requiem comes alive with CWRU Orchestra, Case Concert Choir, Church of the Covenant Choir
Last Saturday, The Church of the Covenant was so packed, one would suspect it were Easter Sunday or midnight Mass. The ground level was limited to standing room, and guests dragged fold-out chairs in the balcony to create extra seating. Even the side balconies had to be opened to accommodate waiting guests.
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Church donation plates now take credit cards in Fresno
FRESNO — Long ago, people gave God parts of their livelihood — goats, sheep, wheat and barley. Much later, they began plopping money into collection plates.
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