Clark County faith leaders take lessons from pandemic, see hope emerging

New pastor finding her way

Pastor Darcy Metcalfe just arrived in Springfield in January for her new assignment at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Covenant and Northminster Presbyterian Church returned to live services for Palm Sunday, March 28, a welcome time for Metcalfe and the Covenant congregation to be formally introduced.

ExploreBond set for woman accused of April Fools’ call reporting shooter at Navistar

“I was previously preaching to people I

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Natalie Morales gives Language Lessons as SXSW grapples with COVID-era filmmaking

Listen, I know how it sounds. I know the words “COVID drama” make you want to run screaming in the other direction. But you can’t run that far, being stuck in your apartment and all. So you might as well sit down and hear the tale of how SXSW, thanks to its placement on the yearly festival calendar, is stacked with films about COVID-19. Given that this was the first

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Natalie Morales on Writing and Shooting ‘Language Lessons’ in Just Four Weeks

The first-time filmmaker — who co-wrote the story of platonic love between two virtual strangers with co-star Mark Duplass — explains how the film was shot via webcams using a very basic “homemade” rig: “It was all built on an IKEA cutting board.”

In Language Lessons, Natalie Morales — best know for supporting roles on Parks and Recreation, The Grinder and Santa Clarita Diet — has crafted almost

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Natalie Morales on Making ‘Language Lessons’ in Just Four Weeks

The first-time filmmaker — who co-wrote the story of platonic love between two virtual strangers with co-star Mark Duplass — explains how the film was shot via webcams using a very basic “homemade” rig: “It was all built on an Ikea cutting board.”

In Language Lessons, Natalie Morales — best know for supporting roles on Parks and Recreation, The Grinder and Santa Clarita Diet — has crafted almost

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Linda Cayot: Lessons From a Life in Conservation

By Jane Braxton Little

Linda J. Cayot’s scientific focus for the day was a male giant tortoise, part of her dissertation research on the ecology of these iconic Galápagos reptiles. When her study animal lumbered into a swirling torrent of muddy El Niño waters, the intrepid scientist jumped in, too. Together they banged against rocks, his carapace and her daypack catching on tree branches as they thumped in tandem down

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