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Religion

  • COLUMN: Is God waving at you?

    Just about every morning I get out and walk the dog and wave at the neighbors as they drive past. Some I know well, some I don’t, but I wave and almost everyone waves back. In a small town we just sort of learn to wave at everybody, but each wave means something a little different.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Oct. 2

    Second Baptist to host Octoberfest brunch
    Second Baptist Church at 401 Jefferson St. will host an Octoberfest brunch in conjunction with the annual event Friday and Saturday. The meal will be available on Friday from noon until 7 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.
    Combination meals will be $5 and will include grilled sandwiches, chips, a soda and homemade desserts. There will also be a yard sale held in conjunction with this event.
    All proceeds will benefit Second Baptist Church.

    FBC Taylorsville yard sale this Friday and Saturday

  • Church Happenings — Week of Sept. 25

    Grace Chapel hosts women’s Bible video study
    Grace Chapel is hosting a women’s Bible video study on Saturdays at 10 a.m. at the church, located at 60 Ray Road.
    For more information, on the study, contact DJ at 502-442-5462.

    Barbecue dinner at FBC Taylorsville to benefit renovation project

  • COLUMN: The cost of following Jesus

    Today’s reading from Luke chapter 14, verses 25-27: “Large crowds were traveling with Jesus, and turning to them he said: ‘If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.’”

  • COLUMN: Let your shoes bring good news

    Every morning we put them on. Maybe steel-toed boots if you work construction, maybe black dress shoes if you work in an office, or perhaps tennis shoes if you are getting ready for school. We all put them on and then take our first steps out into the world.

  • Shouse joins Spencer Christian staff

    Kenneth Shouse recently accepted a call from Spencer Christian Church to be its Pastoral Care Minister. Shouse was born in Anderson County and is married to Verlie Maddox Shouse and has two sons.

  • COLUMN: A glorious feast awaits

    Have you ever been to one of those fancy dinners? You know maybe a work thing where they serve rubbery chicken on linen tablecloths? Or maybe at a wedding reception with a buffet line? We’ve probably all been there from time to time, and probably had a pretty good time.

  • Church Happenings — Week of Sept. 18

    Knights to host open meeting with guest speaker
    The Knights of Columbus – All Saints Council will host an open meeting tonight at 7:30. The guest speaker will be Fr. Pat Dolan.
    As well as serving as pastor of two parishes, Dolan also serves with the Army National Guard. In January, he was promoted to brigadier general. He becomes the first Roman Catholic priest assigned as Army National Guard Assistant to the Chief of Chaplains for the United States Army.
    Dolan is currently pastor of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Church in Fairdale.

  • COLUMN: A heavenly banquet
  • PHOTOS: First Assembly youth group helps clean up at Valley Cemetery

    The First Assembly of God youth group cleaned up Valley Cemetery on Aug. 18. The Valley Cemetery Board of Directors supervised the cleanup. Board member Annelle Hoene said the assistance was very much appreciated. The youth especially enjoyed learning about the Civil War veteran buried there, she said.