FAS announces summer book series
The Francis Asbury Society is pleased to announce their new summer book series. The public is cordially invited to come one evening each month during June, July and August to discuss a book with practical applications to the Christian faith. The author will be present at each discussion. Dr. Matt Friedeman will join us via Skype on Thursday, July 12, to discuss his book, “Discipleship in the Home.” The final study will be Thursday, Aug. 9, with Dr. John Oswalt discussing his study of 1 John, “On Being a Christian.” All book discussions will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Francis Asbury Society Ministry Center, 1580 Lexington Road, Wilmore. For more information, call 859-858-4222 or visit www.francisasburysociety.com.
Gospel on the Green event set for Friday
The Gospel on the Green concert series will feature Heritage followed by The Patriot Quartet. Music starts at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Green in Wilmore. Tables and chairs will be provided, or you may bring your own. Local food vendors will be on hand to sell their fare. Please bring a canned food item to donate to the local food pantry or pet food for the county’s new animal shelter.
King’s Way to celebrate anniversary
King’s Way Church of God Mountain Assembly will host its second anniversary service Aug. 5. Mike Padgett will be the guest speaker, and music will be provided by the Brewsters. The church is located at 904 S. Main St. Sunday school starts at 10:30 a.m., followed by the church service at 11:15 a.m. A dinner will follow after the service. For more information, contact Dennis McClanahan at 859-779-0752.
St. Luke to offer class on Catholic faith
Father William C. Bush, pastor at St. Luke Catholic Church, invites all those who are interested in learning about the Catholic faith to a series of classes which being Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. These classes provide information about what the church teaches and offers those who attend the opportunity to ask questions about the faith. For more information or to register, call the parish office at 859-885-4892 or e-mail email@example.com.
NUMC to host Community Harvest Festival
Nicholasville United Methodist will host its Community Harvest Festival during the Jessamine Jamboree, Sept. 7-9. The church is located at 303 W. Maple St., Nicholasville.
The event schedule is as follows:
• Friday, Sept. 7: Yard and bake sales. Funds will go toward local women and children in need. Free parking and bottled water.
• Saturday, Sept. 8: Yard and bake sales continue. Activities include a dunk tank with key community leaders who will be announced at a later date. All money raised will go toward Jessamine County charities. Also a free bounce house, games, and fun for kids of all ages.
The Jessamine County Health Department will offer flu shots for $25 (free with Medicare/Medicaid card). The weekly Manna Meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 9: Enjoy worship at NUMC at one of the three services offered. Service times are 8:15 a.m. (traditional), 9:30 a.m. (contemporary) and 11 a.m. (traditional).
Ministerial association to meet Aug. 14
The Jessamine County Ministerial Association (JCMA) will meet on Aug. 14, noon at Wilmore Free Methodist Church located at 1200 Lexington Rd, Wilmore.
Jessamine County pastors, ministers and chaplains are invited to attend this meeting. RSVP’s are not required but are appreciated.
RSVP to Dwight Winter at 858-3521 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeff Mandrell at 885-4311 or email@example.com.
Nicholasville UMC offers Manna Ministries
A free meal is provided by Manna Ministries each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal is a restaurant-quality meal served at 303 W. Maple St. in the community center of Nicholasville United Methodist Church. The meal is open to the public for anyone in need. Takeout meals are available after 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are always welcome and can contact the office at 859-885-4481.
Saint Athanasius offers bread ministry
Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera Bread, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.