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CHURCH NOTES 11-15-12

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Christ
Community
• The Community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. at Williamstown Baptist on Nov. 18. All are welcome.
• Kent and Paige Parrish visited last Sunday.  It was great to see clips of lives that were saved and healed of serious illnesses, plus overcoming poverty and being educated.

Crittenden Christian
Disciples of Christ
• Every one is welcome at Crittenden Christian Church, no exceptions. To learn more about the church, contact the Rev. Shayanna Jolly at 859-428-2210 or go to www.crittendenchristian.com.
• Worship times: Sunday School  -10 a.m.; worship - 10:45 a.m.; Tuesday-Bible study - 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday- Revival! Rethinking church - 6 p.m. and Thursday choir practice - 7 p.m.

Corinth
Christian
• Are you ready for eternity? Does it make a difference if you are rich or poor in death? No. God treats all people the same. Christians must make sure their heart and soul are in the right place because only God knows when our time on Earth is over.
• Dec.2 - Holiday Dinner after church.
• Dec. 5 - Ladies Aid Christmas Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Bible Study is Revelation chapter 1. The Bible book for November is Psalms.

Dry Ridge
Baptist
• Nov. 17 - Turkeys and rolls are due at the church no later than 9:30 a.m. for the Thanksgiving boxes.
 • Nov. 18 - Ronnie Rains will be preaching. The annual Thanksgiving dinner will follow the 10:45 a.m. worship service. There will be no evening service.
• Nov. 19 - Church-wide outreach at 6 p.m.
• Nov. 20 - The Day Baptist Women will meet at the church at 11 a.m.
• Nov. 20 - The community Thanksgiving service will be at 7 p.m. at the Dry Ridge Christian Church.  
• There will be no evening services on Nov. 21.

Dry Ridge
Christian
• The annual Dry Ridge Community Thanksgiving Service will be observed at 7 p.m. at the Dry Ridge Christian Church.  Representatives from the Dry Ridge Baptist, Presbyterian and Christian churches will be participating.
• The evening service, “116” continues each Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m. Josh Cummins brings an inspiring message. Music is provided by the praise band.

Dry Ridge
Presbyterian
• Nov. 18 - Thanking God Forward at 11 a.m. worship.
• Nov. 20 - Combined Community Thanksgiving Service at Dry Ridge Christian Church, Kathleen Daniels preaching on  “Your Thanksgiving” at 7 p.m.
• Nov. 25 - “Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving” at 11 a.m. worship
• Nov. 30 - “Members & Friends” Christmas tour of  Madison, Ind. Call the church or see website at www.dryridgepresbyterian.com for information.
• Dec. 2  - Advent Candle of Hope “The Prophecy” Hanging of the Greens at 11 a.m. worship
The church is located at 15 Warsaw Avenue in Dry Ridge. If we can serve you in any way,  call 859-824-5622.  Check www.dryridgepresbyterian.org for Advent schedule.

Family
Worship Center
• Nov. 12 - Grant County Ministers meeting at 10 a.m. at the Family Worship Center in Williamstown.
• Nov. 14 – Special worship and communion service at 7 p.m. in light of Thanksgiving.
•  Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no Wednesday night service on Nov. 21

God’s
Community
• Preacher - Landon Scott.
• Sunday School at 10 a.m. worship services at 11 a.m. and evening worship services at 6:30 p.m.

Harvest
Apostolic
• Pastor Pullens preached “a warfare between the angles” (Daniel 10:7-13) When God’s word is expounded upon there is a warfare between the angels of the most high and the angels of Satan. The enemy doesn’t want people to hear the word that is going forth.  There will be distractions and your mind will wonder off. Allow the bread, the word to feed you and help you carry on.

Lystra
Church of Christ
• Bro. Josh Grooms continued his sermons from the Book of Jude.  False teachers were using God’s grace as an excuse to sin. They believed because they had been saved by grace, they could live as they pleased.  Jude reminds them as well as today’s Christians that we must stand up for the faith or in the end, punishment is certain.
 • Sundays - Sunday School 10 a.m.  Morning worship 11 a.m. 

Mt. Carmel
Baptist
• The church is updating the birthday/anniversary list. Names of everyone in a household, phone numbers home and cell are needed. Any questions, see Carolyn Paynter.
• Nov. 17 – Youth will be doing a Christmas service project. It will be raking leaves during the afternoon. If you have any questions, contact Lori Dunn.
• Nov. 25 - Christmas Card Exchange
• The Harrison County Ministerial Association is planning to distribute Christmas Food Boxes and is in need of 100 boxes of stuffing. If you would like to donate one to two boxes, bring to the church by Dec. 2. If you have any questions please see Rhonda Caldwell.
• Go to website www.themcbc.com to hear previous sermons and learn more about the church.  

Mt. Olivet
Christian
• Sunday morning services are at 8:45 and 11 a.m.  
• The E4 student ministry group (teen small groups for middle and high school students) continues to meet from 5 to 7 p.m. each Sunday.  Dinner is served at 5 p.m. and the students will then meet with their small group leaders. Adult Bible study continues to meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.
• MOM’s Christian Daycare currently has openings for children from infant age to preschool age.  The center is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. State assistance is accepted. Call 859-824-7499 for a tour.
• Christmas program: If you have a student in grades K-5, mark on the back of the attendance card if your child is interested in being in the Christmas Program.  Practices will be on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at church.
• Dec. 7 through Dec. 9 is the annual Appalachian Christmas Mission Trip. 

Mt.  Zion
Baptist
• Brad spoke on “We Testify” (1 John 1-7) and Bro. Paul Marksberry “Just Like Me” (Acts 2:1-4) and “How Great Thou Are” (Deuteronomy 34:10-12)
• The deacon of the week is Don Bingham 428-1877
• Winter evening services will begin at 6:30 p.m.
• Nov. 18 - Thanksgiving Dinner after morning worship service.  Donations will be accepted for the Elliott Family. The whole community is invited to join us.
• Happy Birthday to Kenneth Chandler.
• Nov. 18 - Thanksgiving Dinner after service.
 
New
Beginnings
• The church is located at 28 Broadway St. in Dry Ridge. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Mark Partin at 859-824-0947.
• Associate Pastor – Gary Wolford
• Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Sunday services at 11a.m. Sunday evening services at 6 p.m. Wednesday services at 7 p.m.

New Day Ministries
Full Gospel
• Located at 1212 N. Main Street in Midway Plaza.
• Sundays – Church at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.  and Wednesdays – Bible Study at 7 p.m. Come as you are and worship with us.

Oak Ridge
Baptist
• Operation Christmas child was completed for the year with 100 boxes packed and delivered.
• The ladies quilting group meets at 2 p.m. every Wednesday. They are busy working on quilts to send to the children’s home in January. Everyone is welcome.
• Dec. 5 – Next associational youth rally will be at 6:30 at the Williamstown Baptist Church.
 • Senior adults will not have a meeting in November.
• Nov. 18 - The Thanksgiving dinner. Everyone bring covered dishes and drinks. Also remember to bring non-perishable items to restock the food pantry.
 • Church services: Sunday School 10 a.m.; worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday prayer service at 6 p.m. For directions or more information, contact Rev. Willie Ailstock at 859- 391-8557

Open Door
Baptist
• Nov. 17 – Soup/Stew Contest. Enter your best soup/stew recipe in The Great Open Door Baptist Church Soup/Stew Contest. (No soup to enter? That’s OK! Come and be a judge.)
Winner gets a prize for the best soup in Grant County. Entries accepted starting at 4 p.m.
• The church is located at 1190 Dry Ridge Road in Dry Ridge. For more information, call Pastor Troy Winters at 859-803-6043 or visit www.facebook.com/OpenDoorBaptist

The Potters
House                                                                                                                          • Located at 115 S. Main St. in Crittenden (lower level Family Dollar Store)
• 859-428-0866 or 391-6503 or 802-4545                                                                   
• Pastor Charles Courtney
• Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
• Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Vine Run
Baptist
• Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and morning worship at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening worship 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday prayer service at 7 p.m. with GA’s, RA’s, Mission Friends and youth.
• Go to www.vinerun.org for upcoming events.

Williamstown
Baptist
• Nov. 18 - The community Thanksgiving Service will be at 7 p.m. The Family Worship Praise Team will be leading the worship and their pastor, Tony McKinnon will be preaching. The choir will be presenting special music. Refreshments will be served in the Memorial Hall following the service.
• Happy birthday to Caroline Ransdell, who celebrated her 102nd birthday Nov. 13.
• Nov. 21 - Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Wednesday meal and children’s activities are cancelled.
• Dec. 8 -Three Bridges will be presenting a Christmas Concert at 6 p.m. at the church and at 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Dec. 9.  No tickets or reservations needed.

Williamstown
Christian
• The message was from Acts 2:42. What the Church Looks Like When It Is the Church. To be like the church described in Acts, the church is teaching and preaching God’s Word, treating each other like family, sharing and showing love, and is both joyful and authentic.
• Nov. 15 through Nov. 16  - The National Missionary Convention in Indianapolis.
• Bags for food for others have been distributed throughout the community and will be picked up Nov. 17.
• The annual Thanksgiving meal and distribution of meals will be Sunday, Nov. 18 after the worship service.
• The Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at the Williamstown Baptist Church on Nov. 18.