• Gospel singing convention is Saturday

    A Kentucky Southern Gospel Singing Convention will be at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Community Center on Hodgenville Road.

    Groups performing will be The Gospel Cavaliers, The Believers of the Cross, The Sextons, The Samaritans, The Gospel Crusaders, Heart and Soul and others.

    There is no admission charge.

    A spaghetti supper will be available for $6 per plate.

    Call (270) 774-1485 for more information.


  • Theology students receive book on leadership

    Dr. Don Mathis, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, had a gift for Campbellsville University School of Theology students recently.

    Mathis gave away and signed copies of his revised book, "Surviving & Thriving in Today's Ministry, Prescription for Effective Leadership."

    Mathis said his book was suggested to every young minister who is going into the service of the Lord. He hopes to give away 500 before he is finished, and students at Christian colleges who are going into theology are receiving them as gifts.

  • Campbellsville Worship Center hosts 'Spring Awakening'

    Campbellsville Worship Center will present "Spring Awakening 2010" tomorrow through Sunday.

    Services are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Guest ministers are Mitch and Tammy Bouton of Elizabethton, Tenn.

    Contemporary worship is planned at every service.

    Campbellsville Worship Center was formerly known as Campbellsville Brethren in Christ Church. Casual dress is welcome.

    Contact Associate Pastor Monica Phillips at 789-9936 for more information.


  • Campbellsville Christian hosts ladies' day event

    Campbellsville Christian Church is planning a Ladies' Day on Saturday, March 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Love Lockman of Seymour, Ind. is the guest speaker. She will be speaking on "Becoming Women of Power and Purpose" including self-esteem, letting go of things we can't control, our need for each other, controlling our thoughts and the power of God's word.

    All women of the community are welcome.

    Child care will be provided. Those wishing to attend should RSVP no later than today at 465-5571.


  • First Cumberland hosts Easter presentation

    First Cumberland Presbyterian Church will offer an Easter presentation "It Is Finished" on Saturday, April 3 at 7 p.m.

    The cantata, led by David Brashear, minister of music, offers another look at the events of Easter and what it means to Christians today.

    The church is located at the corner of East Broadway and Cumberland Way.


  • Life Matters: Life after suicide

    Neither of my high school friends let me in on their secret: they planned to commit suicide. They succeeded.

    Not at the same time. And by then we were miles and years apart. But it still shook me to the core when I heard the news. "Death by suicide." My friends, they were, at least for some fun years. Football. Friday night school dances. Parties. Cruising. Hanging out.

  • Holy Land presentation is Sunday at First UMC

    First United Methodist Church will host a presentation on the Holy Land Sunday at 6 p.m.

    The Rev. Laura Harris of Columbia will be the evening's guest speaker. She will give a presentation of her recent tour of the Holy Land and show photos relating to Bible stories. She will also tell about what life is like in that part of the world today.

    The community is invited.


  • Jesus Name Church plans anniversary services

    Jesus Name Church will host its 71st anniversary services March 25-26.

    Thursday night's speaker will be Elder Jerry Bratcher of Hartford, Ky. while Friday's speaker is Elder Raymond Suttles of Russellville.

    A fellowship meal will follow the Friday service.

    Services are at 7:30 each evening at the church, located 3 miles west of Campbellsville on Tabernacle Road. Visitors can turn by Ronnie's Body Shop on U.S. 68.

    For more information, call Elder Rueal Boils at 465-3736.


  • Shepherd to sing, give testimony at Good Hope

    Jerry Shepherd will be singing and giving his testimony on Sunday, March 14 at 6 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church in Campbellsville.

    Shepherd will tell his story of "earth angels" who, when he was at a "crossroads," helped him find his way back to the Lord with gospel songs and testimony.

    A tenor singer with the Patriot Quartet, Shepherd was led to Ann Gabhart who wrote his story in the book, "Angels at the Crossroads," available through Amazon.com.

  • Find It Here event planned

    "Find It Here" is an effort by Kentucky Baptist Association Churches to deliver a Gospel presentation to as many as 1.5 million homes in Kentucky by Easter 2010.

    All KBA churches in Taylor County are participating.

    On Sunday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. a "Find It Here" rally is scheduled at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.