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Church News

  • To define love, must have proper standard of love

    Valentine’s Day has been celebrated in form or fashion since Pope Gelasius declared Feb. 14 as a special day for honoring Saint Valentine in the late 5th century, but it wasn’t until sometime in the 14th century that it became associated with love.
    Since then it has turned into the greeting card industry’s second most profitable holiday (Christmas being first), with some 150 million cards and gifts sent each exchange each year in the United States alone.

  • Church briefs: 2-5-14

    Lawrenceburg resident begins
    Lexington ministry
    Mose Roberts ministries, a new non-denominational ministry started by a Lawrenceburg resident, will be holding Sunday services at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Springhill Suites Marriott.
    “The early church began with the message of the cross,” event organizers said in a release. “That message is Christ and him crucified. We want to welcome you and invite you to hear and be a part of this dynamic message.”

  • Headphones and blinders won’t block out horror of abortion

    Last week Senate Bill 8 passed the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee, enabling it to be considered by the full Senate body. The law, sponsored by Sen. Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville, would require an ultrasound be performed prior to any abortion procedure, although the mother could legally refuse to view the images.

  • Church briefs: 1-29-14

    Westside community church announces events
    Past events  
    On Jan. 12 Westside had a potluck after the 11 a.m. services.
    Westside would like to say a big thank you to the “Good Old Boys” for coming out to sing on Jan. 19.
     Upcoming events
    Busy Hands for Jesus will be meeting at Martha’s house on Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10 a.m. Please see Martha for more information.
    On Feb. 9 a potluck will be held in the fellowship hall after the 11 a.m. service. No Sunday Night Service will be held on this night.

  • Please pray crucial Senate bill passes in House

    On the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 3, also known as the “Informed Consent Bill,” by a vote of 33-5.
    The bill, lauded by supporters of life and loathed by champions of abortion, requires that any woman considering an abortion have a face-to-face consultation with a doctor, nursery or social worker at least 24 hours prior to the procedure.

  • Let the voice of the unborn be heard in Frankfort

    In Sunday’s edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader in an article titled “Abortion laws in the balance,” columnist John Cheves describes an impending battle in the Kentucky Legislature to restrict access to, and consequently reduce the number of, abortions in our commonwealth.

  • Expanded gambling proposal bad for Kentucky families

    The 2014 General Assembly is in session and it seems that some of the powers that be are once against seeking to rob Kentucky families of their hard-earned dollars to line their own coffers under the guise of pumping “much needed” revenue into the Commonwealth.

  • Church briefs: 1-8-14

    Westside Community church announces upcoming events
    Past events
    On Dec. 8 Westside held a Christmas dinner in the Fellowship Hall for the church family.
    On Dec. 11 Westside put fruit baskets together for several centers and for some elderly church family.
    On Dec. 14 fruit baskets were delivered to all centers and to the elderly church family.

  • Lesson on forgiveness found in father’s tragedy

    Michael Davis did one of the hardest things any human being can do; he extended forgiveness to another person. Not some little peccadillo, mind you. He forgave the man who murdered his daughter. On Dec. 13, 2013, 17-year-old Claire Davis was shot and killed in the hallway of Arapahoe High School by 18-year-old Karl Pierson, who turned his gun on himself as authorities closed in on him.

  • Church briefs: 1-1-14

    Salvisa Christian
     sponsors free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a free clothes day for Anderson and Mercer County residents only on Jan. 6 from 1:30-4 p.m.
    Bring proof of residency, such as a photo ID.
    Salvisa Christian is located at 155 Sugar St., Salvisa. For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226.

    Gospel group to perform
     at Sand Spring