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Church Happenings, week of Oct. 3

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Revival Weekend starts Friday
A Dowtown Taylorsville Revival Weekend is planned for Friday and Saturday on Water Street behind the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Station 1.
The event will feature “Face to Face,” Bob Rogers Ministries, at 5 p.m. on Friday.
Events for Saturday include a youth revival with “Seraphim” Refuge Youth Ministries from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and “Engage,” Christian Crossing Lifeline Center Pastor Marvin Redmon and other guest speakers beginning at 5 p.m.
For more information, call Vicky Taube at 477-6334.

Wakefield Baptist to start Sunday night service
Wakefield Baptist Church, located at 5517 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville, is starting a Sunday night worship service this Sunday at 5 p.m.
The community is welcome.

Open Door Christian to start Sunday night study
Open Door Christian Center, located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield, is hosting a class on Sunday nights, entitled, “The God I Never Knew.”
The class is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Nov. 4.
The class includes special teaching by Robert Morris and is facilitated by Pastor Mavis Bennett.
The subject matter is “how real friendship with the holy spirit can change your life,” organizers said.
For more information, contact the church at 502-252-9154.

First Baptist to host annual yard sale during Octoberfest
The First Baptist Church of Taylorsville youth group will once again host its huge yard sale Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the church fellowship hall.
Bargain buys start at noon.
All proceeds will benefit the youth group.
The church is located at 115 W. Main Street.

Finchville Baptist announces fall events
Finchville Baptist Church recently announced the following fall events:
•Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. the Missions Committee will once again host an afternoon of creativity featuring crafts such as sewing, knitting and painting. All items made will be sold at the Children’s Ministry Craft Day on Saturday, Nov. 3, with the money being donated to toward the 2013 children’s camp. Other items will be donated to A Loving Choice and Operation Care.
•On Sunday, Oct. 14, the church will host its annual chili cook-off from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 to enter a pot of chili or $5 at the door to buy a bowl and spoon to try the chili. Those who enter chili do not have to pay to eat. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: best vegetarian, where’s the fire extinguisher, most creative concoction and best overall chili. Funds go to the Children’s Ministry
•On Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the church will host a fall festival/trunk-or-treat. A prize will be awarded for the best decorated trunk.
•On Saturday, Nov. 3, the church will host an Arts and Crafts show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Booth space is $20 and an additional $5 for a table. Light concessions will be available. For more information, call Elizabeth at 859-866-3737 or email children@finchvillebaptist.com.

Riverview Baptist plans fish fry, homecoming
Riverview Baptist Church, located at 1850 Louisville Road in Coxs Creek near the lookout on U.S. 31E, is planning a tractor show and fish fry for Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information on the tractor show, call Steve at 502-538-9526.
The church will also host a homecoming service with a fellowship meal at noon on Sunday, Oct. 14. For more information, contact Pastor Chad Morrow at 502-425-1351. Bro. Clayton Watkins will be the featured speaker and the church will have a note-burning ceremony to celebrate paying off its new building.

First Baptist Church announces fall Bible study
First Baptist Church will host a women’s fall Bible study on Mondays at 9:15 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 115 W. Main St., and again at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Charlotte Nedros. This study is titled “Nehemiah, a heart that can break” by Kelly Minter. Workbooks are $14.95. All women in the community are invited. For questions contact the church office at 477-8197, or Charlotte at 477-8459.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings at First Christian
Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held at First Christian Church weekly on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
For more information, call 502-902-1648.

Ridgeview Baptist hosts Celebrate Recovery
Ridgeview Baptist Church at 10 Dogwood Circle will host its Celebrate Recovery group each Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery is a Christian-based eight-step recovery program. Anyone struggling with an addiction, unwanted habit or hurt is encouraged to attend.

Clothes closet at First Assembly of God
The First Assembly of God Church will operate a clothes closet at 402 Garrard St.
The closet will operate in the basement of the church; ring the bell at the door for admission.
The non-profit service will have infant sizes to adult sizes.
The clothes closet will be open every Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.
For more information, call 477-6687.

Mission for Christ plans worship at Signature
The Mission for Christ will be ministering in word and song at Signature Health Care on the first Thursday of each month. The community is invited. C.L. Glasscock is pastor.

Wednesday night activities at First Baptist
First Baptist Church of Taylorsville hosts an array of Christ-centered family activities on Wednesday nights starting at 6:30 p.m.
Adult prayer meeting and Bible study starts at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.
A free family meal is also served at 6:30 p.m. followed by fun and interesting Bible study classes for preschool, elementary, middle and high school students.
Transportation is available to those who do not have a way to get to the church.
For more information or to schedule a pick up, call 477-8197.

Mary’s Clothes Closet at Taylorsville United Methodist Church
Mary’s Clothes Closet at Taylorsville United Methodist Church, located at 145 W. Main Street, has children’s clothing for newborns to size 7.
This non-profit service also offers emergency diapers and wipes.
The Clothes Closet is located in the large building directly behind the church. Hours are every Tuesday from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. or by appointment.
Everyone is welcome. For more information please call 477-8718.

Al-Anon meetings at Methodist church
Al-Anon meetings are each Monday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Taylorsville United Methodist Church, 175 W. Main St.

AA meetings at two locations
AA meetings are each Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church, 410 Main Cross.
A separate AA meeting is also held each Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Spencer County Extension Office, 66 Spears Drive.