Church News 3-24-11

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Camp Northward

• Launch (designed for 8 to11-year olds) is just ahead. Watch the website, www.campnorthward.com, for the latest.
• April 16 - Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. with a community Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m.


• Wes Cain, the leader of Area 25 on Friday nights, spoke for the Sunday morning service. His emphasis was on the power of God and how Christians need to see people receive salvation and be physically healed.
• Fridays – The new contemporary evening of worshipm AREA 25, begins at 7 p.m. For details, call 824-1824.


• Do you consider yourself rich? Is your life filled with things that enhance your time here on Earth? All people are rich. Friends, family, pets and other things contribute to our richness. The epistle from Paul to Timothy shows how we lay up treasure for the future.


• The congregation approved building an addition that would include bathrooms, a kitchen and classrooms.
• Pastor Jerry is doing a sermon series: March 27 - “When You Believe in God—but not in prayer.”

Dry Ridge

• March 27 - Deacons meeting at 5 p.m. Booker K. Banda, a guest missionary from Malawi, Africa will speak at 6 p.m.
• March 30 - All services are cancelled.
• April 4 - Women on Mission groups are invited to Parkview Manor to have lunch with the residents. A short program will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will be at noon. Bring a covered dish to share.

Family Worship

• March 30 - Kidz-4-Gsus spring break out - from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a day of fun playing games and doing crafts. There will be candy and prizes. Sign up at the Information Center.
• March 25 – Turning Point game night at 7:30 p.m. The young adults will be “gaming” at Jackie and Vanessa Frost’s home.
• April 3 -  At 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. hear James Payne, a Grammy nominated songwriter and modern day revivalist.  

Grassy Run

• The church is studying the Francis Chan book, “Crazy Love”, on Sunday evenings.
• The youth are selling coupon books to help with the cost for Kentucky Changers. Books are $20 and are for the Cincinnati or Lexington area. Please see any youth to purchase.
• March 26 - Youth are having a road clean up at  9 a.m. See Terri Dezarn for more information.
• The church will have a co-ed softball team this year. See Tommy Dezarn for more information.
• Nursery helper next week is Tommy and Children’s church leaders will be Terri and Rebecca.


• Minister Nathan Bosher preached there are times when we will feel like we’re dry in our walk with God. Sometimes God allows the dryness to take out the bitterness, jealousy, hatred and things that are not of Him. Then God can fill us with things that are of Him and begin pouring out the blessings.


• April 3-6 – Revival services at 11 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 nightly. Bro. Jeff Sargent, pastor of Bethel Baptist Church in Frankfort, will be the evangelist. Revival music leader will be Larry Wagner, music director at Sherman Baptist Church.

Mt. Carmel

• Mt. Carmel welcomes visitors. The church is located at 389 Mt. Carmel Road, Williamstown. For details, call Pastor Rick Haggett at  859-907-4930 or visit www.mtcarmelbaptistky.com.

Mt. Zion

• Paul Marksberry preached, “Man Seeing Himself As He Is” and “Building a Big Tower.”
• Deacon of the week is Pete Spegal at 859-428-3146.
• Happy Birthday to Kaleb Newman.
• April 3 – Breakfast at 9 a.m.
• April 10-13 - Spring revival with Bro. David (Milkweed). Woiter. Dinner will follow Sunday morning services.
• Wednesdays - Prayer service and Team Kids
• Friday night - Youth meeting
• July 18-22 – Vacation Bible School Adventure Week

Oak Ridge

• Bro. Baker’s message was from Luke13:1-10. All are sinners and all will have things go wrong, but we can repent of these sins and turn to God. Christians will have sufferings too, but God will and can help people through them.
• April 2 - Deacon’s meeting 8 a.m.
• April 3 –Lord’s Supper
• April 4 – Trustee’s meeting at 6 p.m.
• Happy Birthday to Bernie Adkins, Patty Sullivan, Betty Kellam and Sarah Mains
• Happy Anniversary to  J.P. and Debbie Wagers

Short Creek

• On March 13, Bro. Brad’s messages was “Blessed Are the Persecuted” from Matthew 5:10-12. God is not without sympathy for the difficulties these challenges pose for us. He understands what each of us is going through daily.
• Sundays - Bible drills at 5 p.m. and Children in Action (grades first through sixth) at 6 p.m.
• March 25 - WinterJam Concert


• Sunday morning, Bro. Larry Workman preached a message using Luke 18:35. Some poeple may say “I’m not blind, how can this pertain to me?” if you’re not physically blind, you can still be spiritually blind to the things of God. Like the blind man in the bible, Jesus won’t turn his back on you either.


• March 27 – Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. There will be no 8:45 a.m. service. There is a nursery and preschool during both Sunday School and worship.
• May 13-15 – Spring revival, Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday morning, with minister Dr. Gregg Heisler, professor at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a former pastor of Vine Run Baptist Church. The church worship teams will lead the music.
• June 6-10 – Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon.


• The church choir presented special music at both morning worship services Sunday. The minister’s message, from John 19:23,24, dealt with “Not Moved by the Cross.” The soldiers at the foot of the cross missed the greatest moment in history. They were too busy with the familiar; they were focused on material things. Today we need to be careful that we do not fail to be moved by the cross.
• March 23 - Ladies Bible study begins at 9 a.m. The study will be the book “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World” and will be led by Anna Ray Martin.
• Tuesdays - Zumba classes will be held in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m.

United Methodist

• March 27 – Worship services at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Children’s activities are scheduled during evening worship. Transportation will be provided, if needed, see Pastor Barry. Fireproof meet at 5 p.m. and praise and worship band practice will be at 6:45 p.m.
• March 28 – Men’s prayer breakfast will be at 6 a.m. at Cracker Barrel in Dry Ridge. Bible study will be at 1 p.m.
• March 30 – Bible study at 6:30 p.m.