Juanita Victoria Butler Benson, 95, of Camden, Arkansas, died April 28, 2022. Born into a Cumberland Presbyterian family, Juanita graduated from Fairview Public School in 1944. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in education from Bethel College (now Bethel University) in McKenzie, Tennessee, and later a master’s from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, […]
BETHEL UNIVERSITY: The Mid-South Conference Polar Plunge is an opportunity for Mid-South Conference student-athletes to get involved in supporting local Special Olympics programs in a fresh way. Bethel’s version of the “Plunge” took place Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in front of the Vera Low Building next to the Wildcat. Two students who exemplify the true […]
The Reverend Hugh R. Hannah, 68, an honorably retired minister of Trinity Presbytery, died May 1, 2022, in Cleveland, Tennessee, after struggling valiantly with multiple sclerosis for many years. He was born and raised on the Hannah family farm in Bradley County, Tennessee, attended Bradley County schools and graduated from Bethel College (new Bethel University) […]
New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian, 7680 New Hope Church Road, Paducah, will host it Annual Derby Day Fish Fry for outreach programs and ministries from 4 — 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Cost is adults $12, children (ages 4 — 11) $12; and children under age 3 free. Menu includes fish, french fries, coleslaw, beans, hush […]
Steven P. Hopkins, 72, of Benton, Kentucky, died April 19, 2022. He was a member of Vaughns Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian (Covenant Presbytery) where he was an elder.
Martha Maxine Chapman, 94, of Greeneville, Tennessee, better known as Pat, died April 24, 2022. She faithfully attended Mt. Pleasant Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Presbytery of East Tennessee) where she worked tirelessly in many positions over the years.
Focus As you quiet yourself for this brief time, be willing to be open to God in whatever way that may take place. Read Acts 9:19-31 (ESV) 19 For some days he was with the disciples at Damascus. 20 And immediately he proclaimed Jesus in the synagogues, saying, “He is the Son of God.”21 And all who heard him were […]