Church News 2-3-11

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Camp Northward
• As winter lingers and January quickly fades away, the appearance of the sun is eagerly awaited. It brings warmth, comfort, renewed energy, hope for a brighter tomorrow and life giving rejuvenation.  Remarkably like when the Son appears.

• Sunday the church welcomed eight new members followed by lunch and more guests. Rhonda used for her text, Matthew 9:37-38. Members are continuing to walk the streets and pray for neighbors on Wednesday evenings.
• Feb. 13 - Annual Valentine Banquet at 6 pm. For more information, call 859-824-1824.

• How is your attitude? In Paul’s letter to the Christians at Philippi, he says they need to be like-minded in spirit and in purpose. Paul stresses that Christians need to be sharing in the same love, same mind and same accord. Christians need to practice an attitude of unselfish humility, positive encouragement and genuine joy.

Dry Ridge
• Feb.6 - The congregation welcomes Rev. Jim Bernard back from vacation. Rev. Bernard will serve Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church through Easter Sunday. Church service every Sunday at 11 a.m.
• Feb. 13 - A short session meeting will follow the service.

• During youth Sunday, Heather Beach led the singing, Linsey Moses brought special music and had the children’s message. Trey Beach was in charge of the service, which was dedicated to the Rev. Ray Berger who retired at the end of December. On behalf of the church, Trey presented Bro. Beach with a plaque to commemorate his years of service to the church.
• Feb. 6 - Bro. Ed Deaton will fill the pulpit.

Worship Center
• Feb. 20 - Attention all teens and parents of teens of URGENCY Youth who are even considering going to Summer Scream Youth Camp: There will be a meeting immediately following the morning service to discuss details, answer questions and hand out forms concerning camp. See Pastor Ryan or Pastor Rachel for more information.

First Love Community Fellowship
• Brother David shared his second message on the series; To Go and Grow we got to Know!
• Jan. 30 - Three individuals were licensed into the work of the ministry to use their gift of preaching and service when opportunities come available. Those include Chris White, Jennifer Voelker and Josh Hammond.
• Brother David’s messages in their entirety can be found at www.firstloveky.org

• Pastor Pullens preached on Genesis 38:7-11, 24-25. In this chapter, Tamar faced many hardships, but she did as Judah bid her, after her second husband had died. She was obedient. If you promise something to someone and have no intent of fulfilling that promise then you’re wrong. Troubles could arise when you don’t fulfill what you have promised.

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

• Bro. Baker’s message was “What is Love.”  True love comes from God. God loves us no matter what.
• Morgan Thompson accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior on Jan. 30.
• Feb.12 - Sweethearts meal 6 p.m.
• Happy birthday to Mr. Sexton and Alicia Herrman.
• Happy anniversary to Dennis and Patty Sullivan.

Full Gospel
• Feb. 2, 9, 16 - Teaching seminar with Blaine Bowman at 7 p.m. He will be teaching on “The Natural Man,” “The Carnal Man” and “The Spiritual Man.”

Short Creek
• Sundays - Children in Action (grades one through six) at 6 p.m.
• Feb. 12 - Sweetheart Banquet at 6:30 p.m.
• The church would like to thank Bro. Greg Nimmo, who brought the message on Jan. 23, during  Bro. Brad’s during his absence. Being the leader of anything carries a great weight and responsibility.  A devotion to God means a devotion to one’s wife and family. Make that commitment today to the Lord and to your wife to fulfill your role as God’s leader in your family.

• Feb 6 - Earl’s talk will be called the Superbowl of Preaching; the big move, the big game and the big play.  Stop by for Sunday Celebration at 10:30 to learn more. The Vineyard is encouraging anyone and everyone to invite a friend and come on out to the Vineyard Grant County this Sunday evening.  Watch some great Superbowl commercials and catch a little bit of football in between.  The fun starts at 5 p.m. with food, card playing and jazz music, with the game starting at 6.  

• In his series on The Family, Senior Minister Gary Swick preached on “What Parents Wish for Their Children.” This concerned children of elementary age, and those children sat on the front pew and participated in the sermon presentation. Three things parents wish for their children are obey the first time when asked; stop fighting with brothers and sisters; and know Jesus (accept Christ when ready). There was one baptism at the close of the second service.
• Feb. 6 - There is a change in schedule: Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. morning worship at 10:30 (one service only) and a fellowship meal following the worship service.
• Feb. 10 - Senior Saints will meet for Bible study and lunch.
• Students ages 4 through 12 are invited to join Sherman Church of Christ’s spring Upwards Soccer League.

United Methodist
• Feb. 4 - Beth Moore Loving Well Bible study at 6:30 p.m. If you are interested in attending, see Tracy Goe or Robin Webster.
• Feb. 6 - UMM Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the WUMC fellowship hall. Worship services at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Children’s activities are scheduled during evening worship. Transportation will be provided for anyone that needs it—please see Pastor Barry. Fireproof Youth meet at 5 p.m.
• Feb. 7 – Bible study at 1 p.m.
• Feb. 9 – Bible study at 6:30 p.m.