Church Notes 12.2.10

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Camp Northward
• Camp Northward’s calendar is filling to capacity.
• The Holiday Compass publication is in the mail. It will help ring in the season, and share many update items. Check the Web site at www.campnorthward.com to mark your 2011 calendar with the updated camp schedule.

Church 20/20
• On Sunday, three people were baptized. The church handed out Thanksgiving dinners and winter coats at Warsaw place and Locust Ridge Apartments. The church is located at1404 N. Main Street, Williamstown (between State Farm and Edwardo’s Pizza).

Clark’s Creek Baptist
• Dec. 5 – The holiday dinner after worship service. The church is located at 1565 Clark’s Creek Road, Dry Ridge. For more information call Brother Tom at 502-750-0661.
• Dec. 12 - 6:30 p.m.  – Mary Had A Little Lamb, a puppet play production told through the eyes of the stable animals.

Dry Ridge Baptist
• Dec. 4 - CIA will be delivering Chap stick and lotion to the residents in the nursing home and caroling at 2:45 p.m. After caroling, they will leave at 4 p.m. to see the Christmas lights at the Horse Park in Lexington.
• Dec. 5 - Young at Heart is going to Kincaid’s “Christmas Celebration” immediately after the morning service to have lunch at Howard’s Restaurant.
• Dec. 19 - The choir will present “Joy Has Dawned” during the morning service.
• Nov. 28-Dec. 5 - Week of Prayer for International Missions. The theme for this week is “Are We There Yet?” This is the time for the Lottie Moon Christmas offering.

Dry Ridge Presbyterian
• Dec. 5 - The Dry Ridge Presbyterian Church on Warwaw Avenue will be the beginning point for the Christmas Walk.  There will be Christmas carols played on the historic 1877 Hook and Hastings pipe organ from 1to 2 p.m. Please stop by and tour the church and listen to the lovely pipe organ.
• Dec. 22 - The pipe organ will played at the Christmas service at 7 p.m.
• Sunday services are at 11 a.m.  Visitors are welcome.

Grassy Run Baptist
• Dec 1 – Practice for the children’s Christmas play at 6:30 p.m. See  Sheila or Terri about items needed for the play.
• Dec. 12 - Holiday dinner.
• Dec. 19 - Children’s Christmas play at 6 p.m. Play practice will be this Wednesday.
• Nursery helper next week is Kathy and Children’s church leaders are Janet and Anthony.

Harvest Apostolic
• Pastor Pullens preached “They don’t want it and they don’t want you to have it” (Genesis 26:20-22, 32-33). Abraham dug two wells, The Philistines had gone back to those wells and ruined them. Isaac found a spot and dug a new well, calling it Rehoboth, meaning a wide spread. Don’t allow your well to be clogged with junk, keep it clean so that the water can flow.

Mt. Carmel Baptist
• 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.

Mt. Zion Baptist
• Sermons by Brother Paul Marksberry: “A New Creature” (II Corinthians 5: 17) and “Love” (I Corinthians 13:1-10).
• Deacon of the Week is Pete Spegal, at 428-3146.
• Don’t forget prayer meeting and Team Kids meeting Wednesday night and youth meeting Friday.
• Dec. 4 - The Willing Workers will have their Christmas celebration at the church fellowship hall at 6 p.m.

Sherman Full Gospel
•Dec. 5-8 - Revival with Trent and Charissa Morgan. Services begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Dec 5 and at 7 pm. Dec. 6-Dec 8. There will be special singing and preaching each service. Make plans to spend this exciting time with the Lord.

Tabernacle Baptist
• Sunday morning Brother Rocky Shelton preached a message titled “ Three things God Orders After We Get Saved.” First, God fashions our lives. He also puts us through certain things to gain experience. God orders our footsteps. He tells us where to go and when we stray away from the path we are on He lets us know. Finally, we all have a purpose. Every experience, every person that we come into contact with, every step we walk is for a reason as well as the good of God.

The Vineyard
• Co-pastors Earl and Rebecca continue the relationships reframed series this week. Stop by The Vineyard this Sunday at 10:30 a.m., grab a cup of coffee or sweet tea, and hang out during Sunday Celebration.
• Dec. 5 -  Vertical Youth Group (grades 6-12) will meet at 12:30 p.m.  and Night of Worship will be at 6:30 p.m. The Vineyard is having a special time to reflect, pray, and come closer to God through worship, music and prayer.
• Dec. 12 - Game Night at TheVineyard! Bring your favorite board game and hang out to play some games. Find The Vineyard on Facebook and check out the latest happenings at www.facebook.com/vineyardgc.

Williamstown Christian
• Senior Minister Gary Swick preached from Luke 2:1-3, during morning worship services. In Genesis, Christians have the first prophecy, the veiled message, of Christ’s coming. From the end of Malachi until the beginning of Matthew, God was silent. But “when the time was fully come,” His Son came to Earth. Now Christians are between the end of Revelation and the Second Coming. He is coming again! God knows just when His Son will come to earth again. And until then, Christians need to be ready to spread His message to others.
• Get from the Giving Tree in the church foyer for purchasing gifts for children who will have little this Christmas.
• Dec. 9-11 - Preparations are underway for Walk Through Bethlehem, which will be open to the public.
• The children and youth will have a float in the Christmas parade Saturday.
• Dec. 3 - A group will be traveling to Cincinnati for Cincinnati Christian University’ s production of “Glory.”

Williamstown United Methodist

• Dec. 4 – Bell choir practice at 10 a.m.
• Dec. 5 – UMM breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. Worship services at 11 a.m. followed by Christmas play practice at 12:30 p.m. Fireproof Youth Group will meet at 5 p.m. and the praise and worship band will practice at 7 p.m.
• Dec. 6 – Bible study at 1 p.m.
• Dec. 8 - Choir practice at 5:30 p.m. and Bible study at 6:30 p.m.

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