Manna Ministries offers free meals at NUMC
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.
Confrontation Point adventure-race fundraiser planned
Confrontation Point Ministries will host an adventure-race fundraiser April 14. The event combines adventure with service; competitors will run, bike, paddle, construct, plant and serve. Proceeds and donations will enable Confrontation Point, based in Wilmore, to benefit Kentuckians in need, inspire teams to serve and equip young people to lead.
The race covers more than 3 miles of running, 2 miles of paddling and 10 miles of road cycling. Innovative physical challenges and service initiatives will be integrated into checkpoints.
Participants may enter as soloists or partner teams (partners race together against other partner teams). Canoes will be provided to first 30 teams. Registration is $40 per person plus an encouraged (not required) donation to the good works of Confrontation Point. Racers can ask friends or relatives to sponsor them. All donations are tax deductible.
St. Athanasius offers free bread on Sundays
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, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.
FAS to study book of Exodus
The Francis Asbury Society, located at 1580 Lexington Road, Wilmore, is hosting a study of the book of Exodus on Mondays at 7 p.m. through June 16. The study is led by Dr. John Oswalt, visiting distinguished professor of Old Testament at Asbury Seminary. The Titus Women’s Bible study on Tuesday evenings has concluded for the spring and will resume in September. For more information, call 859-858-4222 or visit www.francisasburysociety.com.
Lighthouse Baptist musical scheduled
Lighthouse Baptist Church will host the Easter musical “Never Thirst Again” Sunday, April 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Easter-egg hunt set at Wesley Chapel
The Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 3195 Sugar Creek Pike, will host an Easter-egg hunt Saturday, April 7, at 2 p.m. The public is invited, and attendees are asked to bring their own baskets. Cake and ice cream will be served after the event. For more information, call 859-887-1764.
St. Athanasius announces Holy Week schedule
St. Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., announced its Great Lent, Holy Week and Pascha schedule for 2012. Eastern Orthodox Holy Week begin April 7 with the Feast of Raising of Lazarus and reaches a climax on Easter midnight on April 15. Over nine days, the church will have between 30 and 40 hours of special services. One of the highlights is Monday and Tuesday (April 9 and 10), when the gospel of Mark is read. For more information, visit www.athanasiusoca.org or call the church at 859-361-2823.
Lighthouse to host fun fair
Lighthouse Baptist Church, located at 105 Shun Pike, will host a family fun fair Sunday, April 29, following the 10:30 a.m. service. The event will be limited to those in attendance at the morning service, so if you need a ride, call the church’s office at 859-887-4215. There will be inflatable rides for the kids, hot dogs, popcorn and soda, along with a horse-drawn carriage.
Wilmore Free Methodist annouces Holy Week schedule
Wilmore Free Methodist Church invites the public to its Holy Week services. The schedule is as follows:
• April 5, 7 p.m. — Maundy Thursday, observation of the Last Supper (nursery available).