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Pastor Leander H. “Lee” Anske
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Pastor Leander H. “Lee” Anske, 82, a retired local pastor, died Oct. 28, 2016. A memorial service was held Nov. 4 at the Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church in Fairfield, Pa. Leander H. Anske was born Aug. 31, 1934, to Doryth Montgomery and Lt. Col. Leander H. Anske Sr. in...

DC church reduces food waste at Campus Kitchen
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Statistics from the Society of St. Andrew suggest that 40 percent of food produced in the United States ends up getting thrown away. Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church runs The Campus Kitchen at Washington D.C. which collects surplus food and mobilizes student volunteers to turn that...

Meditations on the Eve of a National Election
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At our September meeting, the Carroll County United Methodist Clergy shared our hopes for unity despite the frenzied environment surrounding our national election process. These meditations poignantly begin on World Communion Sunday as we gathered around our communion tables in our church...

New overtime rule may mean church changes
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A new federal rule that will increase the number of U.S. workers eligible for overtime pay will affect church employees. The change, which goes into effect Dec. 1, means more salaried workers can earn time-and-a-half wages when they work more than 40 hours a week.