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By Staff

Bloomfield Church of God to have fundraiser

Bloomfield Church of God, 147 Depot St., will have an all day catfish fry, community auction and chili supper Nov. 17. The catfish fry will be 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and the auction and chili supper 6-8 p.m. All proceeds will go to the youth ministry for upcoming travel expenses. For more information or orders, call 252-7777.

New Salem Baptist has holiday shopping fair

The Women’s Ministry of New Salem Baptist Church, 2775 Deatsville Road, Cox’s Creek, will host a holiday shopping fair 1-4 p.m. Nov. 17 in the church fellowship hall. A variety of items will be for sale, including handmade jewelry, cosmetics, craft items, church replicas and cookbooks, candles and baked goods. Proceeds will go to support church ministry projects.

Advent Festival set for Dec. 1

An Advent Festival will be 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the St. Thomas Parish Center with a Mass at 5 p.m. followed by a light meal in the Parish Hall. This family-oriented festival will include self-guided tours of St. Thomas’ history-rich campus, learning about Advent traditions, symbols and activities with make-it-and-take-it crafts for children provided by four parishes. Music and folk-dancing are part of the activities. A light meal of soup and sandwiches will be served. Everyone is invited. Sponsored by St. Thomas, St. Monica, St. Gregory and St. Joseph Parishes.

End of Life issues to be Nov. 18

The Rev. Tony Smith, Ethicist and Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Louisville, and Ben Wiederholt, Vice-President of Mission Integration at Flaget Memorial Hospital, will present the Catholic perspective dealing with end-of-life issues 5-7 p.m. Nov. 18 at St. Monica Parish Center. The discussion will include the theological principles that inform the Church’s teachings on this topic, and practical information will be offered to questions such as how to complete a living will. Everyone is invited. Sponsored by St. Thomas, St. Monica, St. Gregory and St. Joseph Parishes.

Mill Creek Baptist to have auction

Mill Creek Baptist Church will have an auction 7 p.m. Nov. 17 to raise money to complete its New Family Life Center. Numerous generous donations have been received from local businesses, restaurants, attractions and banks, not to mention special baskets that are being prepared. The church is at 431 Poplar Flat Road, just off Springfield Road. If you cannot come, but would like to support our cause, you can mail your donation directly to the church and specify on your check that the funds are for the New Family Life Center.

Bardstown Church of God to have holiday fest

The Bardstown Church of God Women’s Ministry will host Holiday Fest 2007, “Old Fashioned Christmas,” 4-9 p.m. Dec. 8. Cost will be $15 per person. Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m. There will be plenty of food, fellowship and fun (Silent Auction, Variety Show, Music, Drama and Games). Call Sheila Calbert on or before Nov. 30 to purchase your tickets at 348-7740. Bardstown Church of God is at 3903 Louisville Road.

People’s Church to have fish fry

The People’s Church hosts fish fries 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. every Friday at the church on the corner of U.S. 62 and Wildcat Lane, next to Nelson County High School. Fish sandwiches are $4. Limited delivery for large orders, call 331-0210.

Dominican Sisters to have justice video series

The Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine are offering a Justice, Peace and Care of Creation Video Series in St. Catharine Hall. Through the power of film we will look at some of the critical issues that are concerns to all of us today. All sessions are free and open to the public. You may attend any or all of the sessions. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and registration. The film and discussion will run 10 a.m.-noon. If you would like to join the sisters for lunch the cost is $7. Call if you want to stay for lunch in order to prepare enough food. Call Lynn at (859) 336-9303. The schedule is as follows: Nov. 23-Electricity and Dec. 12-Human Face of Immigration. To read more about the series, visit the Web site at www.opkentucky.org under What’s New.