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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Interfaith Compassion Ministry

Following Golden Rule good for everyone

Serving others is good for them and for you, Editor Don Whitten writes as he discusses two recent phone calls dealing with helping your neighbor and doing unto others as you would have them do to you. (March 25, 2015, Page 4)

Have the giving spirit year-round

It’s obvious that most are very giving and generous during the holidays, but local columnist T.J. Ray calls on everyone to continue that giving spirit regardless of what the calendar says. (January 9, 2015, Page 4)

Maybe it’s time we check our priorities

Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg writes about the extremely successful fundraising effort that will pay off the fine Ole Miss received for its fans storming the field after the win over Alabama and also pay for the goal posts and other repairs needed, wondering how great it would be if we could get an outpouring of donations like that for local charities that help the truly needy. (October 10, 2014, Page 4A)

On the edge

More people in our community are one the edge of being homeless. As a result, several agencies in town are scrambling to help those in need of a home. (September 21, 2014, Page 1A)

Letters to the Editor

Kelly Shannon writes to thank members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community who contributed unselfishly during this yeara’s 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. (September 13, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Margaret King writes to thank all of those who’ve worked to make the Backpacks for the Homeless project a big success, while Barbara J. Smith writes to point out those who’ve donated time and money to help The Pantry. (June 15, 2012, Page 4A)

Lots of Good Samaritans around the community

Local columnist T.J. Ray continues to point out Good Samaritans – Meals on Wheels, Interfaith Compassion Ministries, American Red Cross, et cetera – around the Lafayette-Oxford-University community that we can all help in some way. (December 30, 2011, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Dr. Beth Coe writes to commend and thank the East St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church choir for its performance at the recent memorial service for Cora Jordan. (January 28, 2011, Page 4A)

Showing our appreciation to those who help others

Thanksgiving is a time when most of us reflect on, and appreciate all that we have without dwelling on what we don’t have. Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg writes that perhaps we need to spend a bit more time thinking about others who aren’t as fortunate and consider helping those who help others. She suggests, in particular, considering helping the local Interfaith Compassion Ministry. (November 25, 2010, Page 4A)

Spring Soiree ICM Benefit

Coterie is sponsoring a Spring Soiree to benefit the Interfaith Compassion Ministry on April 16 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the LyricTheater on the Square. The band is Almost Famous and the tickets are $25 a person. Cash bar will be available.

In addition to the Soiree, Coterie is holding a raffle of a 36-inches-by-48-inches acrylic on canvas by renowned artist Paul Edelstein painting to be given away at 10:30. The tickets for the raffle are $10 each and you do not have to be present to win. The painting is on display at Oxford Floral and tickets for the raffle can also be purchased there. For Spring Soiree ticket or raffle information, contact soireefundraiser@gmail.com or call 801-4712. (April 5, 2010)

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