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Church News

  • 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.

  • Salvisa Christian plans ‘Make-A-Blanket Day’

    Salvisa Christian Church will host a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Saturday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 pm.
    “Come and go as you are able,” organizers said in a news release. “A potluck lunch will be served.”
    Those interested in making blankets can bring 1 1/2 yards of fleece of any color or with any characters pleasing to children.
    “If you can’t bring any fleece, come anyway,” organizers said.

  • Sand Spring to host quartet Sunday

    Common Bond, a southern gospel quartet from Mt. Sterling, will be in concert Sunday night, Feb. 20, at 7 at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    The church is located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road in Lawrenceburg. 
    Everyone is welcome, organizers said.
    A love offering will be collected.

  • Sand Spring to offer money management course

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will host Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University beginning Sunday, Feb. 27 at 5:45 p.m.
    The university is a 13-week course that “teaches families and individuals common-sense principles like how to make a plan with their money so they are able to free themselves of debt and build lasting wealth,” according to a news release.
    Ramsey is a personal money management expert and his course is made up of 13 lessons taught on DVD by Ramsey that will “change the way you handle your money,” the news release said.

  • COLUMN: Forgiving and forgiveness linked

    Feb. 6 marked the centennial of the birth of our 40th president, Ronald Wilson Reagan. A few years ago I read the then newly released The Reagan Diaries (HarperCollins, 2007), the edited personal daily entries of President Reagan, which he maintained during his eight-year presidency. One of the most interesting entries is the one from March 30, 1981 (the day he was shot by would-be assassin, John Hinckley):

  • Perry named minister at Broadway Christian Church

    Ernie Perry, a native of Lawrenceburg, has accepted an invitation to become the senior minister of the Broadway Christian Church in Lexington, according to a news release.
    Perry is a graduate of the Kentucky Christian University in Grayson.
    He has served in many areas of Christian ministry, the news release said. For the past 12 and a half years he has been an associate minister at Southland Christian Church in Lexington.
    He will preach this Sunday at Broadway.
    He is a son of Bro. E. Paul and Lucille Perry of Lawrenceburg.