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Church News

  • 10-29 church briefs

    Faith, family and fall week

    Mount Vernon Baptist Church will host a Faith, Family and Fall Weekend from Friday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 2.

    •Friday, there will be a Trunk or Treat starting at 6 p.m.

    There will be plenty of food, fun and candy.

    •Saturday, there will be a Turkey Shoot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shooting categories are for men, women, boys and girls. There will also be a chili cook-off.

  • Dad’s death fosters deeper trust in God

    The article I wrote for last week’s edition of The Anderson News told of my dad’s quiet battle with cancer and his testimony to the enduring grace of God in his life. Ironically, that was also the day I preached at his funeral. On Saturday, Oct. 11, my dad lost his six-year battle with cancer. We laid his body to rest last Wednesday, the day this paper ran that article wherein I wrote about the faith with which he faced his cancer, and his trust in the God who was the source and object of his faith.

  • God says wives much more than mere ‘gifts’

    By Larry Coleman

    Guest Columnist

    The following is in response to faith columnist’s Brian Owens’ column titled “Husbands should treat wives as gifts from God,’ which appeared in the Sept. 24 edition of The Anderson News.

    I found this article quite challenging, to say the least. It is for sure a very positive view of wives, which is most needed these days. However, the account found in the scriptures reveals that our creator, God, presents a far greater view of “wives/women” than as mere gifts.

  • 10-22 church briefs

    Claylick UMC Fall Festival/Trunk-or-Treat scheduled

    Claylick United Methodist will host a Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday, Oct. 26, beginning at 4 p.m.

    It will be held at the church, which is located at 225 Claylick Church Road in Salvisa.

    There will be a trunk-or-treat, games for children, crafts and free hot dogs and chips.

    All are welcome.

    For more information, call 859-865-2963 or visit Facebook.com/ClaylickUMC.

     

  • God speaks to his followers through hardships

    In the summer of 2010 author and atheist Christopher Hitchens was diagnosed with cancer. In an article he wrote for “Vanity Fair,” with his customary brusqueness, Hitchens described his battle with the disease that would eventually take his life:

  • 10-15 church briefs

    Fall Festival at Farmdale Baptist

    Farmdale Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct.18 from 3 to 6 p.m.

    The event will include games, a hayride, a cake walk, pumpkin decorating and pony rides, the church announced.

    Door prizes and candy will be given to children, and food will be provided at no cost.

    “Wear your favorite country outfit and come on over,” organizers said in a news release.

    Benefit concert planned

  • Despite technological advances, we can’t fix sin

    Earlier this year, the MIT Technology Review released its list of 10 breakthrough technologies for the year 2014.

    These are innovations that have the capability of effecting significant change in our world. Among these high-tech advances is the neuromorphic chip, which is described as a “microprocessor configured more like brains than traditional chips [which] could soon make computers far more astute about what’s going on around them.”

  • 10-8 church briefs

    Fish Fry at Pleasant Hill

    Pleasant Hill Christian Church will host a fish fry, Sunday, Oct. 12.

    The meal will be at the fellowship building at 5:30 p.m. After the meal, the Joymakers are scheduled to sing at the church, which is located at 3316 Mt. Eden Road.

    For more information, call 502-738-5454.

    Bowlin in concert at Antioch Christian

    Antioch Christian Church will host Victoria Shirey Bowlin in concert Friday, Oct. 10.

  • Prosperity preaching isn’t the Gospel

    There’s a song by Waylon Jennings that says, “You think that you can say some words and take away the hurt…but when it ain’t working out we got a saying down south ‘baby that dog won’t hunt.’” Several years ago, I had a couple of hound dogs given to me. They were good for one thing – barking; hunters they were not. Oh sure, they would run and root around, but they never produced for me anything of substance.

  • 10-1 church briefs

    Ole’ Time Tent Revival in Tyrone

    There will be a “Revelation on the River” Oct. 4 and Oct. 5.

    The revival will be held at 1833 Tyrone Main Street Lawrenceburg, Kentucky 40342. The location is past the Wild Turkey Distillery on the left and the property is down approximately a mile on left.

    Free clothes giveaway