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Today's Features

  • Distraction, a popular word used in sermons and Bible study lessons as it relates to our purpose and destiny, has a much deeper meaning than you may think.

    I have always heard this word used to describe the actions of individuals who have lost focus or in some way had their attention diverted to something they shouldn’t. However, a few years ago, I took time to really look at this word and upon further study, came away with a slightly different take on its popular usage.

  • First Baptist Church is seeking applications

    First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg is seeking applications for a part-time contemporary worship leader.

    Preferred qualifications for the position include guitar/instrumental training and worship service experience, according to a news release.

    Resumes should be mailed to First Baptist Church, attention Jeremy Sivils, 111 N. Main St., Lawrenceburg KY 40342 by Dec. 12.

    For more information, call 502-839-6966.

     

  • The following events are scheduled during the coming week. To have events listed, email information to news@theandersonnews, or call 839-6906.

    Dec. 5

    Anderson County Schools

    District Spelling Bee

    The district spelling bee will start at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5 at the Anderson County Board of Education building.

     

    Holiday remembrance and lighting of the Green

  • From staff reports

    A blood drive is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 12:30 to 7 p.m. in the fireside room at First Baptist Church.

    The drive will be conducted by the Kentucky Blood Center.

    Donors must have a photo ID and be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental consent. Permission slips can be obtained at kybloodcenter.org.

    Donors will have the chance to support the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign by donating the thank-you gift they receive from Kentucky Blood Center.

  • The Anderson County Extension Office will offer the following free classes. For more information, contact the extension office at 839-7271.

    Dec. 4

    Healthy Holiday Breakfast at 3:30 p.m. Learn how to make healthier choices, sample new recipes and set a beautiful holiday table.

    Dec. 6

    Extension Homemaker Crafts and Vendor Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Anderson County Senior Center. There will also be a bean soup lunch fundraiser.

    Dec. 9

  • The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in December. For more information, contact the library at 839-6420.

    The library is located at 114 North Main St.

    Workshops and Clubs

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesdays

    Time: Noon-1 p.m.

    Doctor Who

    Christmas Party

    When: Friday, Dec. 5

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    DIY Wreath

    When: Monday, Dec. 8

    Time: 6-7 p.m.

     

    Computer Club

  • Well, have you reached any answers to the questions in the Nov. 19 column? If not, not to worry, we will be looking at them from a biblical or Christian perspective today.

    We’ll examine later what is hidden in the word Christian, but let’s stay focused as we continue the chair illustration of true faith.

    1: What are you doing for the object of your faith — the chair?

  • Salvisa Christian to be featured on Holiday tour

    Salvisa Christian Church will be featured during the annual Christmas Holiday Homes Tour, according to a news release.

    The tour is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. Tickets are available through the Harrodsburg Historical Society or at other tour locations.

    The church’s sanctuary was built in 1880-1881. The church will be decorated in the period and photos of Salvisa through the decades will be on display.