NEW YORK (AP) — There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors.
Hundreds gathered at the starting line to begin the Easterseals Central Illinois Run. Walk. and Roll. 5K and Walk. "Raising money for Easterseals providing support for the pediatric therapy services that they provide to children with developmental disabilities and delays," said Amy Braet, race organizer.
Earth Day is on Monday and The Forest Park Nature Center staff decided to bring the Earth Festival once again. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about issues our environment is facing. Also, to get the community thinking about using more Eco-friendly products and services.