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Today's Features

  • By Nancy Kennedy, faith columnist

    Back in 2001, my pastor announced to the congregation, “You don’t know God.”

    He went on to say, “If you think there’s somebody too hard for God to reach or a situation too difficult for him to fix, then you don’t know God. You don’t know what he’s able and willing to do in a person’s life.”

  • Antioch Christian Church will hold a revival this weekend, Friday through Sunday, with Bro. Rick Burdette as evangelist.

    Burdette is a former minister at Antioch and Anderson Christian Church. He is now at Gardenside Christian in Lexington.

    There will be special music before each service with the Good Ole Boys on Saturday night and the Hilltop Trio on Sunday night.

    Services will be at 6:45 Friday and Saturday night, 11 a.m. Sunday and 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

  • Central Baptist Church will begin its annual Soles 4 Souls Shoe drive on March 15.

    Central Baptist will be collecting all kinds of good used or new shoes.

    Shoes may be dropped off at the church, which is located at 1958 US 127 North in Lawrenceburg.

    Other churches and organizations have participated in the past.

    Churches or groups that would like to participate can have collection box placed at their facilities.

    Shoes will be collected by Central Baptist and processed for shipping.

  • Salvisa Christian Church will host A Lenten Journey each Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. through the end of March. A guided meditation will be provided to take participants on a journey through Lent via seven stations. The booklet, Fellowship of Prayer, by the Rev. Traci Smith will be used.

    Each week will have different scripture readings, meditations and prayers.

    “Visit one station or all seven. It’s up to you. It’s your journey,” organizers said.

    For more information, contact the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502- 229-0515.

  • Compiled by Janie Bowen

    Send your old photos and other information about years ago to Janie at jbowen@theandersonnews.com

    50 YEARS AGO

    Thursday, March 4, 1965

    Severe leg cut

    Connie Shouse received a severe cut of her leg Sunday while getting on a motorcycle. Five stitches were required to close the wound.

    Leaves for service

    Philip Sharp left Wednesday, Feb. 24 for Norfolk, Virginia, for two years of service with the U.S. Navy.

    Completes training

  • The Anderson Public Library will offer the following free classes in March.

    Pilates Plus

    When: Mondays and Wednesday

    Time: noon to 1 p.m.

     

    APL Book Club

    When: Monday, March 9

    Time:  6 to 8 p.m.

     

    APL Crafters

    When: Tuesday, March 10

    Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

  • Wednesday, March 4

    10:30 a.m.: Sampling and nutrition with Joan

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 to 3 p.m.: Rook/cards

    Thursday, March 5

    8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Club

    9 a.m.: Chair yoga

    10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Tax assistance

    9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Shopping and errands

    Friday, March 6

    10:30 a.m.: Music with Carl and Jean

    11:30 a.m.: Lunch

    12:30 to 2 p.m.: Bingo

    Saturday, March 7

  • By Eboney Whiteside

    Faith Columnist

    With the winter snowstorm of this year, I noticed something about my town that I had never noticed before, in the strangest of places, on Facebook.

  • First Christian to host guest speaker

    The Rev. Sarah Renfro will be the guest speaker during First Christian Church’s “Meals for Mission Potluck Brunch,” scheduled for Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon.

    Renfro speaks to women about the changes she made in her life, from being a former model who struggled with the highs and lows of the fashion industry, eating disorders and depression to now being the pastor of Monterey Christian Church, according to a news release.

    All women are welcome at the event.