Kennett honors Juneteenth

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Author Cheryl Renée Gooch with reenactors representing the 54th Massachusetts Regiment during the Juneteenth celebration at the Creamery in Kennett Square. Gooch said members of the 54th came from Hinsonville, which is now part of the Lincoln University campus.

The Creamery in Kennett Square paid homage to Juneteenth Saturday with a program of music, reenactors, and discussions about emancipation and the end of slavery. Juneteenth, which became a Pennsylvania holiday in 2019 and a federal holiday in 2021, commemorates the emancipation of the slaves at the end of the Civil War. It marks the anniversary of Union Army Gen. Gordon Granger announcing in Galveston,…

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Exploring Hope: Two biographies on First Great Awakening

I encourage every Christian to read and study church history because it is helpful to see the successes and failures of past generations. This fall, in particular, I would encourage you to pick up two biographies about two men during a remarkable period called the First Great Awakening, which was a revival of true gospel Christianity between 1720 and 1750. The first biography I would…

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