Church briefs for July 19, 2019

Published 9:42 am Friday, July 19, 2019

Editor’s note: To submit a church brief, email, call 859-759-0049 or deliver it to 20 Wall St. Briefs must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to guarantee publication Friday.

VBS at First Baptist

First Baptist Church, 32 E. Lexington Ave., will host “The Armor of God” vacation Bible school from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 22-25 at the church. The program is for preschool through sixth grade. Register online at

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VBS at Heritage Baptist

Heritage Baptist Church, 4369 Lexington Road, will host “In The Wild” vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly July 22-26 at the church. If you are in need of a ride, call 744-0410.

Revival at Log Lick Christian

Log Lick Christian Church will host a revival at 7 p.m. nightly Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26. Guest speaker will be Dennis Pasley. Special music will be performed each night by Randall Christopher on Monday, Andrew Spry on Tuesday, Sonny Saylor on Wednesday, Bill Curtis on Thursday and Harvie Spry on Friday. A homecoming celebration will take place July 28 with a meal following morning services.

Gospel singing at Evangelistic Outreach

Evangelistic Outreach Church, located at 8 N. Bloomfield Road, hosts gospel singings each Saturday at 6 p.m. Pastor is Ed Hopper.

Services at Liberty Bible Church of God

— Services at Liberty Bible Church God are as follows: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday morning services, 10:30 a.m., with children’s church and nursery provided; Sunday evening services, 6 p.m.; Wednesday night Bible study at 6 p.m. The Rev. Lonnie Storms is senior pastor. Jerry Owen is associate pastor.

— Vacation Bible school will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. nightly July 29 through Aug. 2 for ages 2 through sixth grade.

Services at First Christian

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 24 E. Hickman St., will offer new programs for the summer. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Sundays, early worship will be offered in the chapel through Aug. 25. This worship service is casual and will be led by members of the congregation.

Also beginning at 8:30 a.m. will be “Donut Days” for children and youth taught by Shawna Mitchell. There will be breakfast, camp songs, Bible memory verses, energizers, games, dances, songs, Bible races and snacks. Children can earn stickers each week by joining in on the fun, memorizing Bible verses, bringing a friend and bringing their Bible.

The adult fellowship class will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel, and will offer an in-depth study of I and II Timothy and Titus, the pastoral epistles.

A new adult summer class will be offered at 9:45 a.m. in the Van Meter Library will be centered around the question “How would you preach this?” This lesson will be taught by the Rev. Jerry Johns, senior minister.

Traditional worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. All are welcome to join for programs.

Events at Trinity UMC

— Trinity United Methodist Church, 307 N. Main St., has Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.

— Trinity United Methodist Church Thrift Store is open every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Shepherds Church services

Shepherds Church Independent Full Gospel, 1107 Pioneer Drive, has Sunday services at 10:45 a.m. All are welcome.

Food pantry at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., operates a food pantry in partnership with God’s Pantry from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday at the church. The pantry is open to those in need and for donations from the community. For more information, call the church at 744-6624.

Services at First Presbyterian

Services at First Presbyterian Church, 130 Windridge Drive, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship will be lively and traditional. Come dressed casual or formal, but more importantly, come expecting to be moved by the Spirit.  Sunday school classes for children, youth and adults begin at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Junior high and high school youth groups meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sundays. All are welcome. The Rev. Ryan Bradney is pastor. Contact the church office at 744-3722 for more information.