Church briefs for Sept. 16, 2016

Published 12:17 pm Monday, September 19, 2016

El-Bethel UMC homecoming services

El-Bethel United Methodist Church, 5229 Trapp-Goffs Corner Road, will host homecoming services at 6 p.m. Saturday with music provided by the Graham family and the Fisher family, and 11 a.m. Sunday by the Rev. Randy Coy with potluck lunch to follow.

Broadway Missionary Baptist marks 127th anniversary 

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Broadway Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 127th anniversary at 11:15 a.m. Sunday with morning worship. Dinner will be served after worship. Pastor is the Rev. Samuel Peoples.

Christian Baptist homecoming

Christian Baptist Church, 14 Holly Ave., will have a homecoming service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday featuring The Fisher Family. A meal will follow at noon. For more information, call 644-0696. All are welcome.

Generations of Hope at First Baptist 

Trust For Life, Winchester Black History and Heritage Committee and First Baptist Church will host an evening of entertainment and fellowship 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the First Baptist Church Life Center, 37 N. Highland St. The First Baptist Church choir and the youth dancers will perform. Local transplant recipients will speak. There will be clergy, medical professionals, attorneys and funeral directors present to discuss organ donation. Dinner will also be served. To RSVP, call 737-7141.

Bumper sticker sermon series at First Christian

The Rev. Jerry Johns will be preaching the entire month of September on Bumper Sticker Christianity at First Christian Church (DOC)  All are welcome and if you miss a sermon, the recordings are available from the church office.

Celebrate Recovery meetings on Tuesdays

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered recovery program based on the eight beatitudes, the 12 steps and their biblical comparisons. This program is for any hurt, hang-up or habit. There is childcare available for ages newborn to 4 years and Celebration Place, a pre-covery program for ages 5 to 12. The meetings are every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Christian Church, 15 Redwing Drive. The Landing is a support program based on the eight beatitudes for teens struggling with issues such as family relationships, food issues, being bullied, low self-esteem, drugs, alcohol, cutting or behavior problems. The meetings are from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays at the RAC, 17 S. Main St. For more information, call Dickie at Calvary Christian Church at 744-0817.

Plant a Row accepting fresh produce

First Christian Church is collecting fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs for donation to Clark County Community Services food baskets for the needy each week. The Rev. Jerry Johns can pick up donations and can be reached at 744-3181. This service will continue through the summer growing season. Produce can also be delivered to Clark County Community Services, 30 Taylor Ave. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Tell them its for Plant A Row.

Conversation and Communion

Conversation and Communion take place each week at Grace Cafe and Bakery, 740 Bypass Road. Participants will share a light meal or snack on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and begin Bible study at 6 p.m. The study, which is led by the Rev. Chana Tetzlaff of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, will be followed by holy communion.

Wednesday gospel meetings

There will be one-hour gospel meetings focused on the life and teachings of Jesus at 7:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Red Roof Inn in Winchester. The services are presented by Bill Benk and Tanner Shoman.

Community Bible Study

An interdenominational Bible study for women, teens and children will meet from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. on Fridays at Central Baptist Church, 101 W. Lexington Ave. The study will be about Romans. For more information, visit or contact Eileen Keeton at 771-3260.

Grace Bible feeding program

Grace Bible Church, 250 N. Main St., has a feeding program Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. For more information, call 737-4722.