Church briefs for Dec. 2, 2016

Published 12:25 pm Friday, December 2, 2016

Blakey Quartet concert

The Blakey Quartet will perform at 6:40 p.m. Sunday at Lancaster Church of the Nazarene, 131 Victory Lane. There is no admission but a love offering will be acceepted. For more information, call the church office at 859-792-3254.

Christmas bazaar Saturday

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The Winchester Community Church Ladies Circle is having a Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 125 Franklin Avenue. There will be a variety of homemade items, including candies, pies, fried pies, cakes, homemade vegetable soup, chili, pimento cheese, pumpkin rolls and many more.

News from First Christian Church 

— Sunday Nights Live! at First Christian Church in November include dinner at 5 p.m. and small group classes for all ages at 5:30 p.m. Meal delivery is available for the homebound. A vespers service concludes of each weekly meeting. All are welcome.

— Operation Happiness is the Mission of the Month for First Christian Church. A collection barrel for donations is in Fellowship Hall for new and gently-used coats, zip-up and pullover hoodies and non-perishable food. FCC will also receive monetary donations through Wednesday, Dec. 14.

Celebrate Recovery

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.

Conversation and Communion

Conversation and Communion take place each week at Gaunce’s Deli. 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.

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.