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Church News

  • Church briefs: 9-11-13

    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ
    to host clothing giveaway
    Lawrenceburg Church of Christ will host a clothing giveaway Sept. 14 and 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. “The clothes are free for anyone who needs them,” event organizers said. “The church has a clothing closet where they bring clothes that no longer fit, but are in good condition. Throughout the year they provide help for people to have clothes after a fire or during financial difficulties.  

  • Christian bakery latest casualty in war on ‘intolerance’

    The Oxford Dictionary of English defines “tolerance” as follows: “the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behavior that one dislikes or disagrees with.”

  • Church briefs: 9-4-13

    Alton Christian Church
    to hold benefit for Mount Pleasant Baptist
    Alton Christian Church will be serving Edwardo’s Pizza customers Sept. 9 from 6-8 p.m. to raise funds for Mount Pleasant Baptist Church to help the congregation rebuild.
    Any tips collected will go to Mount Pleasant Baptist, event organizers said in a release.
    “We pray and hope everyone will come out and support this church family,” organizers said.

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  • Pray for Miley Cyrus and the state of the family

    Last week, social media and entertainment websites lit up in the moments following Miley Cyrus’ performance on MTV’s Video Music Award show. Truth be told, the VMAs have never been a place where decorum and decency have been expected. Since my high school days of watching MTV envelope-pushing was taking place then; by today’s standards what was jaw-dropping then may seem pretty tame today.

  • Church briefs: 8-28-13

    Salvisa Christian Church to host free clothes day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day on Monday, Sept. 2, from 1:30-4:30 p.m.  All sizes will be available, including  school clothes.
    Salvisa Christian Church is located at 155 Sugar Street in Salvisa.
    For more information, contact Pam Votaw at 502-839-5626 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515.

     

  • Day coming when Christians expected to compromise beliefs

    On Aug. 22 the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled that wedding photographer Elaine Huguenin violated state law when she declined to photograph a lesbian “commitment ceremony” because of her Christian beliefs that homosexuality is a sin.
    As a result of the ruling, she and her husband were ordered to pay more than $6,000 in attorney’s fees to the lesbian couple.

  • Turmoil in Egypt takes toll on persecuted Christians
  • Church briefs: 8-21-13

    Salvisa Christian Church
    to sponsor Make-A-Blanket Day
    Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day on Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Participants should feel free to come and go as they are able, event organizers said.
    A potluck lunch will be served. Event organizers ask that participants bring 1.5 yards of fleece in any color or characters pleasing to children aged infant to 18.

  • Church briefs: 8-14-13

    Sand Spring Baptist announces upcoming events
    Sand Spring Baptist Church, located at 1616 Harrodsburg Road, will be hosting a concert Aug. 23 at 7 p.m., according to a news release.
    Southern Gospel Groups “The Shireys” from Columbia, S.C., and “The Jay Stone Singers” from Hope Mills, N.C., will be in concert at Sand Spring Baptist Church.
    Love offering will be available.

  • Stay vigilant and connected with your children

    Sept. 21 may be the official last day of summer on our calendars, but hundreds of students bid summer a poetic farewell as they filled classrooms this morning for their first day of another school year in Anderson County.
    You could almost hear the adolescent anxiety humming like a street lamp yesterday evening. Feelings of excitement, dread and outright despair marked many of our young people as they prepared for another year of social integration and educational pursuits.