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Church

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill Church is holding services every Sunday in the community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship.
    For more information, call 859-954-1573.
    This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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  • Grace Notes

    One of my favorite things to do is sit on my couch and look out our big back window and watch the wind blow through the trees.
    It reminds me of the conversation Jesus once had with a religious leader named Nicodemus.
    Talking about the need for a person to be transformed by the Holy Spirit, Jesus told him that God’s Spirit is like the wind.
    “It blows wherever it pleases,” Jesus said. “You can hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it’s going. So it is with everyone born of the Spirit” (John 3:8).

  • Are you a Christian or a Disciple?

            I recently heard a message by a Christian leader who asked two questions that I have not been able to get out of my head since I heard them.
    He told of an experience he had when he was a relatively new Christian. He was in college at the time and traveling overseas. Waiting in his seat on the plane as it loaded, he was wondering who was going to be his seat partner for the long flight.

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill Church is holding services every Sunday in the community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for recreation and Bible Study for our youth. Adults will meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship.
    For more information, call 859-954-1573.
    This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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  • Grace Notes

    Years ago, my granddaughter Caroline couldn’t be trusted to not make a run for it in a crowd.
    As a toddler, she was notorious for breaking loose from my daughter’s grasp and taking off running. She was also fearless and overly friendly when it came  to approaching strangers and, if given the chance, would follow anyone anywhere, especially if offered candy or a puppy or a sip of Diet Coke.

  • Church News

    BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    Harrison County Methodist Sunday School Convocation will be held Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church.
    Each church bring your special offering in envelope to the convocation.
    Any questions contact Bill Tilton, secretary-treasurer, Sunday School committee at 859-234-6573.

    IRVINGSVILLE BAPTIST
    Irvingsville Baptist Church, 3652 Morning Glory Road, will be having a fish fry on Sept. 8 starting at 5 p.m.
    Everyone welcome.

    MT. CARMEL CHRISTIAN

  • Survival guide for the soul

    When I was working as a summer camp counselor at Boy Scout camp, one of my favorite merit badges to teach was Wilderness Survival.  
    For one night, I would take my campers out away from the tents and dining hall and latrines to a far area of camp and allow them to test their skills.  
    They would build a shelter without anything but a pocket knife, they would start a fire with no matches or lighter, they would cook with no utensils, and they would sleep out (in theiSurvival Guide for the Soul

  • Grace Notes

    Have you seen grace lately?
    That was a question posed in 1996 by the editor of the now-defunct Virtue magazine, a Christian women’s magazine I used to write for.
    The editor, Jeanette Thomason, once spent several weeks chronicling the stopping spots of railroad tramps in Spokane, Washington.
    She’d make her way past rows of abandoned buildings and find discarded wine bottles and chicken bones, cold campfires and cardboard lean-tos.
    Sometimes she’d find treasures, like a cast-off, sleeveless Army jacket or a torn sleeping bag.

  • Pray that our youngsters seek spiritual guidance

    Recently I was asked a question, “How do you teach young people?”
    I have attended classes throughout my life. I have completed a master’s degree and hope to soon complete a second. Neither program relates directly to educating young people. My response to the question was, therefore, as a lay person unequipped to speak directly from pedagogical theory. Rather, my own experiences informed my response.

  • Church News

    BENSON UNITED
    METHODIST
    Harrison County Methodist Sunday School Convocation will be held Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at Benson United Methodist Church.
    Each church bring your special offering in envelope to the convocation.
    Any questions contact Bill Tilton, secretary-treasurer, Sunday School committee at 859-234-6573.

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill Church is holding services every Sunday in the community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.