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Church News

  • When it comes to a good story, the Bible has it all

    Everyone loves a good story.
    There is something about the words, “Once upon a time … ” that capture the attention and the imagination of both young and old.
    We never outgrow our love for a story. This is clearly evident by American’s seemingly insatiable appetite for books, television and movies.

  • Williams advances to national level in church competition

    Fourth-grader Ashleigh Williams brought home a first place trophy in the junior division of the Kentucky District Pentecostal Church of God talent competition late last month in Lexington.
    The 10-year-old sang “What Faith Can Do” as her selection for the female vocal solo. Her strong faith kept her from being nervous despite a large crowd, family members said.
    Excitement rose for the Emma B. Ward fourth grader as her name was called that she had won, they said.

  • Church news and notes

    Church of Christ hosts clothing giveaway
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host a clothing giveaway Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to noon.
    The clothes are free for those in need.
    The church has a clothing closet where members bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, according to a news release. Throughout the year, these clothes are used to help families after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Church briefs — March 2-8

    Church of Christ hosts clothing giveaway
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host a clothing giveaway Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to noon.
    The clothes are free for those in need.
    The church has a clothing closet where members bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition, according to a news release. Throughout the year, these clothes are used to help families after a fire or during financial difficulties.

  • Graefenburg UMC welcomes new pastor

    Graefenburg United Methodist Church, located on U.S. 60 at Crab Orchard Road, one mile west of Hwy. 151, recently announced its new pastor is Matthew Kimmons.
    “His passion for discipleship and developing leaders within the church is very evident in Pastor Matthew’s sermons and his daily communication with his congregation,” a news release from the church said.

  • Farmdale Baptist hires new associate pastor

    Farmdale Baptist Church voted to hire Joseph Gould as associate pastor with children’s ministry emphasis, during its business meeting Feb. 2, the church announced in a news release.

  • Tack, equipment sale planned for March 12

    Riding for the Son, the Central Kentucky chapter of Equestrian Ministries International, will host its Third Annual Used Tack and Equipment Sale on Saturday, March 12.
    This is the club’s annual fundraiser and all the proceeds from booth rentals will go to charity, according to a news release.
    This year’s sale will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 12 at 1340 KY Hwy 127 Bypass in Harrodsburg. The Kentucky Buckskin Association will sell lunch to vendors and shoppers.

  • Sand Spring to host guest speaker

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Darrell Young of “Focus on Jerusalem” on Sunday, March 6. He will speak in the evening service at 7 p.m.
    Young’s ministry is the only full time Bible prophecy ministry in Kentucky, according to a news release.
    Young’s ministry includes studying and teaching about Bible prophecy and proclaiming the imminent return Jesus Christ, the news release said.
    “Sand Spring invites you to join us on March 6 for this interesting evening,” organizers said.

  • COLUMN: More than a book about baseball

    I love baseball. I love books. I love books about baseball. Naturally, I was interested in a book about arguably the greatest player in baseball today, Albert Pujols.
    The St. Louis Cardinal star has set himself apart from the class in every major area of statistical analysis for offensive production. Scott Lamb and Tim Ellsworth have written a book that certainly makes the case for Pujols’ baseball greatness, but also asserts that for Albert there is something bigger than the game.

  • Prayer walk planned at high school

    A prayer walk is planned to take place at Anderson County High School on the third Sunday of each month at 2 p.m.
    The next scheduled prayer walk is Sunday, Feb. 20.
    Walkers can meet at the front doors, and the walk will proceed through the school to pray for the high school students and “ask God to open doors for them,” organizers said in a news release.