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Religion

  • Church Calendar -July 3, 2013

    Christian Women’s Connection luncheon
    The Elizabethtown Area Christian Women’s Connection will have a luncheon 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. July 8 at Stone Hearth Restaurant, 1001 N. Mulberry, Elizabethtown. Cost is $12. Martha Fellure will speak on “Pursuing a Clearer Image.”  Make reservation by July 3 by calling Jeannette at 737-6752.

    Gospel Fest at First Baptist Church of Sonora

  • Stay strong, America

    America’s strength – where is it to be found?

    The answer is given in scripture. “Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” (Proverbs 14:34) Righteousness is a moral uprightness and social justice. “Reproach” means “to bend low” in shame, in disgrace or in ultimate downfall.

  • Church Calendar -June 26, 2013

    Food pantry at Church of Christ
    The food pantry at LaRue County Church of Christ will give food to families who qualify 6-7 p.m. June 26 and 9:30-noon June 28. For more information, call 358-9812.

    Revival at Poplar Grove
    Poplar Grove United Methodist Church will hold revival 7 p.m. June 27-29 and 11 a.m. June 30. A potluck will follow the Sunday service. Rev. Robert Morris is the evangelist. For more information, contact Pastor Mark Price at 465-1230.

    4-Given to perform

  • Small things can teach big lessons

    We are impressed by size, and most seem to think if it is big and noisy, it must be important.

    But we find in the Scriptures, that God many times uses small things to teach big lessons.

    In Zechariah 4:10 the question is asked, “For who has despised the day of small things?” The prophet is seeking to encourage the people during a difficult time as they rebuild the temple.

    Be careful not to despise small things. We started as a small baby; God sent a baby to lead his people out of bondage; a baby was sent by God to deliver us from our sin.

  • Church Calendar -June 19, 2013

    River of Life has special service
    Rev. J.C. and Robin Johnson will speak 11 a.m. June 23 at River of Life Church, 524 Kirkpatrick Ave., Hodgenville. For more information, call Pastor Kelly Vinson Riggs at 270-234-6607 or Pastor Bonnie Williams at 270-766-7903.

    Vacation Bible School at First Baptist New Haven
    First Baptist Church of New Haven, 311 Center St., New Haven, will hold vacation Bible school June 23-27. For more information, call 502-549-9991.

    VBS at Lincoln Memorial

  • First Baptist Hodgenville hosts the South District

    First Baptist Hodgenville was the host of the 145th South District Association last week. This was the third time the church hosted the event. It was also the 128th Sunday School and B.T.U. Convention, 74th Youth Conference, and the 77th Women’s Missionary Auxiliary. The theme was “One Master, One Foundation, Many Plans,” taken from 1 Corinthians 3:1-11.

  • 'A mind through which Christ thinks'

    Recently my wife and I received a get well card from the Okesons that contained these words: “May you always be … A mind through which Christ thinks; A heart through which Christ loves; A voice through which Christ speaks; A hand through which Christ helps.”
    These words describe the “godly life” that Paul speaks of and challenges Timothy to live (2 Timothy 3:10-17).

  • Podium
  • Senior Choir celebrates 103 years of harmony

    Seldom do you hear of a gospel group singing more than 100 years.

    The First Baptist Senior Choir celebrated their 103rd Anniversary in high fashion Sunday with new uniforms. They were honored and recognized by the congregation.

    The Senior Choir was organized in 1912 by Addie Wheeler, the wife of Rev. W.W. Wheeler. She later became the first president; Carrie Bell Williams was the first organist.

  • Hubbard Cemetery fundraiser set for Aug. 9

    First Baptist Church, located at 404 S. Lincoln Blvd. in Hodgenville, will once again play host to Rev. Dr. Kevin Cosby on Aug 9.

    Rev. Dr. Cosby has been helping the church raise money over the past eight years to maintain Hubbard Cemetery on College Street.

    Stephanie Melvin, a cousin of Cosby’s, convinced him to help the organization with their fundraiser in 2005 and has since made it a regular event.

    The event over the years has grown and now people from Radcliff, Elizabethtown, Bardstown, and Campbellsville attend.