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Church News

  • Fish fries on tap at St. Lawrence

    The Lenten season in the Catholic and other Christian churches means a time of preparation for Easter.
    In Lawrenceburg, it also means good food and fellowship at the Friday night fish fries at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
    People from all over Anderson and surrounding counties pack the Family Life Center at St. Lawrence every Friday, except Good Friday, during lent to enjoy Alaskan cod fillets, fried and baked with sides of potato wedges, slaw, baked beans, homemade hush puppies and desserts.

  • Church briefs

    Valentine’s Day event set
    at Pigeon Fork Baptist
    Pigeon Fork Baptist Church will have a Valentine’s Day lunch Feb. 14 following the morning worship service that begins at 11 a.m.
    This will be a time to celebrate God’s love and meet the new Pastor Vernon Carpenter and his wife Lois, organizers said.
    The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.
    For more information, contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

    Salvisa Christian Church marking Lent

  • Do you prefer the good or bad news first?

    Which do you want first: good news or bad
    When someone says, “I have good news and bad news,” which one do you prefer to hear first?
    Joe went to his doctor who posed that question to him.
    “Give me the good news first,” Joe said.
    “You have 24 hours to live,” the doctor told him.
    Clutching his chest, Joe said, “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?”
    The doctor said, “I meant to tell you yesterday.”
    Ba dump bump. (Groan.)

  • Group to perform at Sand Springs

    The Southern Gospel Group, The McKameys, from Clinton, Tennessee, will be in concert on Friday Night, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m., at Sand Spring Baptist Church, 1616 Harrodsburg Road, Lawrenceburg.
    A love offering will be taken and all are welcome.
    —from staff reports

  • Church briefs

    Winter Bible study at Central Baptist
    Winter Bible study at Central Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg will be ongoing through February, the church announced.
    The theme is The Assignment for the New Testament Church.
    Sunday school is at 10 a.m. each week, followed by worship at 11 and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening services begin at 6 p.m.
    The church is located between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg on US 127. All are welcome.
    For more information, call Pastor Rick Clark at 502-319-0903.

    Children’s revival planned

  • Does God bless Christians who sin? Of course he does

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    One of the Internet blogs I follow, “The Stretch Marks Blog,” is written by a woman in Texas, Melissa Lee.

    She’s beyond hilarious, loves big hair, “The Bachelor,” her crazy family, chocolate and Jesus.

    She writes mostly about superficial stuff, but not really. There’s a depth to her faith that shines through even her weekly “The Bachelor” recaps.

  • Beware of sharp-toothed sheep

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    Touted as the youngest ordained minister in history, 4-year-old Marjoe Gortner burst onto the Holy Ghost revival scene in the late 1940s.

    His father, a second-generation preacher, trained the boy, who had a talent for sweeping and pointed gestures, to proclaim the name of “Jay-zus” — and bilk money from the faithful who came to hear him preach.

  • A closer look at ‘digger-inner’ faith

    By Nancy Kennedy, Faith Columnist

    About three years ago, my friend, a self-named foodie, moved to New York City and would send messages about all the amazing food he ate and even included photos. Last year he thought he died and went to epicurean paradise when he got a job at a public relations firm that handles big name chefs and fabulous restaurants.

    He said he gets paid to eat such awesome food that adjectives haven’t yet been invented to describe its awesomeness.

  • Church News Briefs, Dec. 16

    Communion Service at Central Baptist

    Central Baptist Church, located at 1958 US 127 Bypass-North in Lawrenceburg, will have its annual Christmas Candlelight Communion Service on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m.

    Central Baptist is located approximately halfway between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg.

    All are welcome.

    For more information call Pastor Rick Clark at 502-317-0903 or 502-829-5015.

    Free clothing days resumes in February

  • Bible reading marathon begins New Year’s Eve

    Some Lawrenceburg residents will celebrate New Year’s Eve in a way most wouldn’t suspect.

    While others toot noisemakers, wear pointy hats and consume adult beverages, this group will begin reading the Bible at the stroke of midnight and continue for several days.

    “We’ll start reading with the first verse in Genesis to the last verse in Revelations,” said Lisa Owens, president of the Anderson County chapter of Awakening Ministries of Kentucky.