• Three local children participate in all-state children's choir

    A total of 133 children, representing 39 churches across the state, recently participated in the 2010 Kentucky Baptist All-State Children's Choir.

    The East Choir performed on April 18 at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville and at Springfield Baptist Church in Springfield. The West Choir performed on April 25 at First Baptist Church in Kuttawa and at Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Beaver Dam.

    The following students from Campbellsville Baptist Church participated in the 2010 All-State Children's East Choir - Sydney Humphress, Madison Lauer and Reagan Pollock.

  • Lowell Avenue Acteens

    The Acteens of Lowell Avenue Baptist Church attended the State Acteens Conference called EXALT at Georgetown College on Friday and Saturday, April 16-17.

    One of the guest speakers at the conference was jockey Pat Day. The group will return to Georgetown in the fall to help minister to the people who will be coming for the World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park.


  • Asbury youth raise money for mission camp

    The youth at Asbury United Methodist Church are having a penny and small change drive to help raise funds for a mission camp.

    The goal is to reach 1 million cents. All of the funds raised will help Asbury's youth attend a week of mission camp at Kentucky Heartland Outreach in Bowling Green. KHO provides free home repair to homeowners who qualify.

    During the camp, Asbury's youth will work on construction crews for these homeowners.

    "Every little bit helps," Asbury Youth Pastor Jason Tiller said.

  • Keeping a Promise

    Bro. John Batcher preached from the church rooftop at Acton Baptist Church on Sunday morning, April 11.

    Batcher told the congregation a couple of weeks ago that if there were 35 attending Sunday school and 50 for church services on Easter Sunday, then he would preach from the rooftop.

    On Easter Sunday, there were nearly 33 in attendance for Sunday school and 51 at church.

    Batcher kept his promise by preaching April 11 from the roof, with nearly 40 in attendance.

  • Saloma Baptist revival, renewal is April 18

    Saloma Baptist Church is hosting a "Sunday of Revival and Renewal" on Sunday, April 18.

    The Rev. Matthew Smyzer, pastor of the Beargrass Missionary Baptist Church and director of the Baptist Fellowship Center in Louisville, will be the featured preacher for the day.

    Smyzer is also a member of the Campbellsville University board of trustees and church relations council.

  • Campbellsville University to host Holy Week lecture Monday

    The Campbellsville University School of Theology will be hosting its annual Holy Week Lecture on Monday, March 29.

    The public is invited to hear Dr. John Hurtgen, dean of the School of Theology, who will discuss "The Blood of the Lamb in the book of Revelation."

    Hurtgen's lecture will be from 4 to 5 p.m. in the banquet hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

    Hurtgen has served as dean at Campbellsville University since July 2004. He has worked at CU as a professor since 1990.

  • In concert Friday

    First General Baptist Church will host The Singing Cookes and the Cook Brothers in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 2.

    For more information, call 465-8046.

  • Good Friday portrayal on Main Street

    Tomorrow, on Good Friday at 11:30 a.m., there will be a portrayal of Jesus being escorted by two Roman soldiers from the intersection of Main Street and South Columbia Avenue just across from Druthers Restaurant.

    The procession will lead to First United Methodist Church, enter the sanctuary for a brief service and then proceed to the fellowship hall for a luncheon.

    The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and all proceeds will go to their mission work.


  • St. Thomas Holy Week services

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church has announced its Holy Week schedule of services. They began last weekend on Palm Sunday and continue through Easter Sunday. Services are:

    - Thursday, Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m.

    - Good Friday at 7 p.m.

    - Saturday, Easter vigil at 7 p.m.

    - Sunday, Easter Day at 11 a.m.

    The church is located at 116 S. Columbia Ave. in Campbellsville. For more information, contact Father Mitch Bojarski at 789-1601

  • Presbyterian Churches host Maundy Thursday service

    Five Presbyterian church congregations in Taylor, Marion, Nelson and Washington counties are inviting area residents to attend a worship service on Maundy Thursday.

    The service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae, an ancient liturgy meaning “a service of shadows,” will be at 7:30 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian, 5 miles north of Springfield off KY 555 on Pleasant Grove Loop.