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Church News

  • Westside Community Church to celebrate homecoming

    Westside Community Church will celebrate homecoming April 3, the church announced.
    The event will include guest singers, Voices of Praise, along with a potluck meal after the morning service.
    The church will have a healing day of prayer and fasting each Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the church.
    Mail prayer requests to Westside Community Church at Box 713, Lawrenceburg, Ky., 40342.
    Recently ordained elders at Westside Community Church are Forresa Stratton, Pat Mattingly, Patricia Sutton, Donnie Hatchett and Sylvia Hatchett.

  • No doubt about it: The Bible is a story about God

    Parents know that children who are raised in church give the same answer when asked virtually any question about the Bible: God.
    Although this predictable answer is sometimes humorous, the answer is given for good reason. Children learn early on that God is the right answer to so many questions. Who made the world? God. Who made the trees? God. Who made the sun? God. Who made the stars? God. Who made you? God!

  • Sand Spring Baptist set to simulcast ‘Secret Church’

    Sand Spring Baptist Church will present a live simulcast of David Platt’s “Secret Church” on Good Friday, April 22, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
    David Paltt says on his website, “When we think of church in America, we think of going to meet in a building, singing, praying and hearing a message from a pastor or teacher.

  • 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.