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Religion

  • Youth Ministry Conference held at Campbellsville University

    “Youth in churches actually want more from their youth ministry experience,” said the Rev. Joe Ball, who works with the Youth Ministry and Sunday School Department at the Kentucky Baptist Convention, as he talked at Campbellsville University’s Youth Ministry Conference Nov. 15 in Ransdell Chapel.

    Forty-two youth ministers and others interested in the field, from Kentucky and Indiana, attended the session.

  • Kentucky Baptists elect new president

    John Mark Toby, pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, was elected president of Kentucky’s largest denomination during the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s 171st annual meeting.

    Messengers affirmed Toby by acclamation during the convention’s afternoon session Nov. 11 at Immanuel Baptist Church. There were no other candidates.

    Also elected unopposed were Skip Alexander, pastor of Campbellsville Baptist Church in Campbellsville, as first vice president, and E. Lee James, pastor of Bellview Baptist Church in Paducah, as second vice president.

  • Kentucky Baptists elect new president

    John Mark Toby, pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, was elected president of Kentucky’s largest denomination during the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s 171st annual meeting.

    Messengers affirmed Toby by acclamation during the convention’s afternoon session Nov. 11 at Immanuel Baptist Church. There were no other candidates.

    Also elected unopposed were Skip Alexander, pastor of Campbellsville Baptist Church in Campbellsville, as first vice president, and E. Lee James, pastor of Bellview Baptist Church in Paducah, as second vice president.

  • Kentucky Baptists elect new president

    John Mark Toby, pastor of Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, was elected president of Kentucky’s largest denomination during the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s 171st annual meeting.

    Messengers affirmed Toby by acclamation during the convention’s afternoon session Nov. 11 at Immanuel Baptist Church. There were no other candidates.

    Also elected unopposed were Skip Alexander, pastor of Campbellsville Baptist Church in Campbellsville, as first vice president, and E. Lee James, pastor of Bellview Baptist Church in Paducah, as second vice president.

  • KBC resolutions center on protecting human life

    Kentucky Baptists reaffirmed their desire to protect the lives of the unborn and committed to support the Southern Baptist Convention’s Crossover Louisville event through resolutions passed during the 171st annual meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

    Five resolutions were approved by messengers during the annual meeting last week at Immanuel Baptist Church.

  • First Baptist plans women's retreat Saturday

    First Baptist Church of Hodgenville will conduct a women’s retreat on Saturday, Nov. 15.

    The program, “Body, Mind & Spirit ... Women Seeking God’s Heart,” will run from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Lunch and child care will be provided, but pre-registration is required by Nov. 9, particularly if child care is required.

    The retreat will feature fellowship, music and worship in addition to breakout sessions. Key programs include women's health issues, balancing career and home and women's self defense.

  • Operation Christmas Child begins holiday shoebox drive

    It’s that time of year when we are given the opportunity to provide Christmas for a child who otherwise will receive no gifts. Items that can fill a shoe box. The deadline to drop off the boxes is Wednesday, Nov. 19.

    Operation Christmas Child is one ministry of Samaritan’s Purse which delivers millions of shoe box in desperate circumstances throughout the world.

  • Church calendar

    Parkway Baptist holds three-night revival

    Parkway Baptist Church will hold revival Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. Ben Bailie is the evangelist and The Warren Family Singers will perform.

    Gospel concert Sunday at Buffalo Baptist

    Buffalo Baptist Church will have a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. The guest group this month will be the Trinity Gospel Aires. Everyone is invited. Call (270) 325-3820 for information.

    Roanoke church plans Halloween alternative