• Program explores emotional sobriety

    Nazareth Retreat Center will host “Emotional Sobriety and the Joy of Living,” a weekend for those in a  12-step program, Sept. 9-11. Elene Loecher will present.

    The retreat begins at 7 p.m. Friday and ends with the noon meal Sunday.

    The $200 cost includes the retreat conference, room and meals. Financial assistance is available.

  • Why people don’t attend church regularly

    First Presbyterian Church

    I perceive a disturbing trend in this country — a growing decline in regular church attendance. With this comes the equal troubling thought that we are raising a generation in which the majority of people will not know the stories of the Bible. They cannot learn them in school or public places. Homes are ignoring them and our people are not attending church. The consequences of such are alarming.

  • Religion Notes for August 26

    Old Gospel Barn gospel sing

    Old Gospel Barn, 11286 Louisville Road, Cox’s Creek, will have a gospel sing 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Special guests will be Brighter Day, a bluegrass group of Hodgenville, and the Cumbos. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.


    Nelson Christian Fall Forest Fest

  • New Haven First Baptist Vacation Bible School

    They’ve Done it Again! New Haven First Baptist Vacation Bible School has outdone themselves once again. Each year VBS children work all week to raise money for their fellow students at New Haven School. The money raised is used for back to school needs that children encounter and parents need help providing. This year VBS has hit an all time record. The donation given to The Village FRYSC was in the amount of $1,454.

  • Photos: Morning Mass at St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral with Archbishop Kurtz
  • Open Door Christian to host revival

    Open Door Christian Center, 2345 Taylorsville Road, Bloomfield, will have revival services 7 p.m. Aug. 18-21 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 21. Guest evangelist will be the Rev. Joseph F. Carney, Findlay, Ohio. Special singing each night with Gospel I, Mavis Bennett, Carroll Ingram, Philip Ingram, the Sweazys, Karen Whitson and others. Sunday evening will be special music 6-7 p.m. by Bluegrass 101. Everyone is welcome.

  • Oh, to know the love of God

  • Nelson Christian to have Martin Brooks of Team Expansion as guest speaker

    Martin Brooks of Team Expansion will be the guest speaker for the morning worship service at Nelson Christian Church on Aug. 21. A chapel service will be at 8:30 a.m., regular morning worship at 10:30. The church is at 1760 New Shepherdsville Rd. (KY 245 at KY 1430).

    Brooks is a graduate of David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tenn., with degrees in Psychology and Bible. He received his first master’s degree from Kentucky Christian College and is working on his second master’s at Near East University in the Middle East.

  • Church celebrates 50 years of fellowship

    Wickland Baptist Church was born at the hearths of believers, in the pews of the Bardstown Baptist Church and, not surprisingly, on the grounds of the historic Wickland home on Old Bloomfield Road.

    Bettye Davenport was only 9 years old when the Wickland Baptist Mission was first formed on June 2, 1960 — before the congregation even had a sanctuary to call home.

  • Early residents put great store in their faith

    As with most people of the time, the early residents of Northeast Nelson County put great store in their faith. At least four churches were established in that part of the county before 1800, according to records in the Nelson County Public Library.