Union County Alliance of Churches

Anna Fire Department personnel washed down the Henry Dillow Grandstand Monday to prepare for the 2017 Union County Fair in Anna. The fair is set to start this weekend at the Anna City Park, where the grandstand is located. The Anna Fire Department has done this for many years.
The 137th 2017 Union County Fair is scheduled Aug. 18-26 at the Anna City Park in Anna. On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will occur; activities are planned at the fair on that day. Evening performances at this year’s fair are scheduled to include a queen pageant, Steve Hornbeak and the...
The 137th 2017 Union County Fair is scheduled Aug. 18-26 at the Anna City Park in Anna. During the week of this year’s fair, a total solar eclipse will occur. Evening performances at this year’s fair are scheduled to include a queen pageant, Steve Hornbeak and the Main Street Players, a ranch rodeo...
Dr. Susan Spellman, known in Anna and Jonesboro schools and among her squad of volunteers as the tutoring lady, is retiring. For the past 14 years, Spellman, a Jonesboro resident, has trained and directed a volunteer program to tutor at-risk students in 1st through 8th grades in Anna and Jonesboro...
The National Day of Prayer is scheduled to be observed in Union County on Thursday, May 4.   The observance is being hosted by the City of Anna and coordinated by the Union County Alliance of Churches.  The event will again be held at the band shell in the Anna City Park.   The theme for the...
The National Day of Prayer is scheduled to be observed in Union County on Thursday, May 4.   The observance is being hosted by the City of Anna and coordinated by the Union County Alliance of Churches.   The event will again be held at the band shell in the Anna City Park.   A mini-concert is...
A Union County holiday season tradition which is designed to help those in need is continuing this year. The Union County Alliance of Churches again is sponsoring a bell-ringing campaign which helps to raise funds for local families. “Even though the economic recovery in Southern Illinois seems to...
The Union County Alliance of Churches plans to have its annual Thanksgiving worship service on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The interdenominational service is set for 7 p.m. at Kornthal Church. The church is located south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127. The community is invited to attend the...
Volunteers are needed for a tutoring program that is sponsored by the Union County Alliance of Churches, UCAC. Dr. Sue Spellman of Jonesboro has run the program since its beginning 14 years ago at the First Christian Church of Anna. What started with five or six kids being aided in their studies...
The Union County Alliance of Churches is planning to sponsor prayer walks at eight Union County schools next week.   Host churches are scheduled to lead the prayer walks and members of the community are invited to participate.   Praying Christians who are unable to physically attend a prayer walk...
The Christian women of Union County plan to meet for a prayer luncheon on Thursday, July 7, in Anna. The luncheon will be at the Main Street Center, which is located on the corner of South Main and East Jefferson streets in Anna. The luncheon is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be...

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