Church briefs for Feb. 28, 2020

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. 

Teacher training workshop

First Baptist Church, 37 N. Highland St., will hosed Beverly J. Sonnier for a teacher training workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21. The workshop will include an in-depth training about teaching the gospel and building a strong Christian education ministry. This training is for teachers, deacons, ministers and anyone interested in learning more about teaching the gospel. Cost is $15 per person, or group rates apply. Register before Feb. 8 for $12 per person. For more information, contact Natasha Menifee at

Ladies conference at Trinity COG

Trinity Church of God, 285 Winn Ave., will host a ladies conference and luncheon beginning at 9:30 a.m. March 21. Speaker will be Vickie Smith. The event is free. For more information, contact Michelle Lucas at 595-9101 or email

Services at Salem Church

Throughout the season of Lent, Pastor Don Stanley will lead the congregation of Salem Church at Pine Grove, 312 Combs Ferry Road, in a consideration of the “Great Ends of the Church.” This Sunday he will focus on “The Proclamation of the Gospel for the Salvation of Humankind.” Worship at the “Small Country Church with a Big Heart for Jesus” begins at 11 a.m., and will be followed by a potluck luncheon.

Services at Ruckerville Church of Christ

Enjoy singing traditional hymns of faith? Services at Ruckerville Church of Christ are at 11 a.m. Sundays. Bible study is at 10 a.m.

Services at Grace Freewill Baptist

Grace Freewill Baptist Church, 4281 Haley Road, was services at 11 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school is from 10 to 11 a.m. Estill Adkins is pastor. Children’s church is offered. All are welcome to join.

Services at Forest Grove Christian

Worship services at Forest Grove Christian Church, 4733 Old Boonesboro Road, are at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Sunday School is at 9:15 a.m. Sunday evening Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible study and youth groups meet at 6 p.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast on local cable channel 378 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. and Fridays at 8 p.m.

Services at Liberty Bible COG

Services at Liberty Bible Church God, 6615 Veterans Memorial Highway, 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.

Services at Central Baptist

Services at Central Baptist Church, 101 W. Lexington Ave., are at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Life groups meet at 9:30 a.m. Prayer services are at 5 p.m. Sundays. Wednesday activities begin at 6 p.m. For more information, visit

Services, thrift store at Trinity UMC

— Trinity United Methodist Church, 306 N. Main St., has Sunday services at 9 a.m. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m. There is a contemporary service, First Fire, at 11:15 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

Worship services at First Presbyterian Church, 130 Windridge Drive, will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Adult, children and youth Sunday school classes begin at 9:30 a.m. There will be a potluck with country ham, city ham and biscuits at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Bring a side, salad or dessert to share. Even if you can’t bring a dish, still come to share in fellowship. There will be line dancing from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the fellowship hall. The church will host a men’s breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 7. These meetings happen on the first Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall. The Rev. Ryan Bradney is pastor. Contact the church office at 744-3722 for more information.