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Sermon series at Madison Baptist Church addresses life struggles

Pastor Jim Butcher will be beginning the sermon series “Where Is God When Your World Is Falling Apart?” at Madison Baptist Church on September 8th. The service begins at 11 a.m. This series will address some of the biggest questions people have when they’re going through pain and struggles.

The five planned sermons for this sermon series are:

-9/8—“When Tragedy Comes Into Your Life, Does That Mean God is Punishing You?”

-9/15—“I Don’t Know Which Way to Go – Why Doesn’t God Give Me a Sign?”

-9/22—“Why Doesn’t God Just Take Away My Pain?”

-9/29—“How Can I Know If God Cares About My Pain?”

-10/6—“What’s Lost If I Give Up On God In The Midst Of My Struggle?”

Everyone is welcome to attend these services and all services at Madison Baptist Church.

Gordon Union Church

On Sept. 22, 2013 the Gordon Union Church will be celebrating “Homecoming”.

Pastor David Cook from The Morrisville Missionary Baptist Church will be bring the message. He and his wife Angela reside in Bob White. “Change of Heart” will be blessing us with their singing.

Homecoming will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a covered dish dinner to follow.

Pastor Matthew Johner invites all to come and be with us.

West Fork Fellowship Revival

There will be a revival at West Fork Fellowship Sept. 8-14 starting at 7 p.m. each night. Join us for 7 incredible evenings of preaching, prayer and praise.

Sunday, Twilight; Monday, Bandytown; Tuesday, Brown’s Branch; Wednesday, Gordon Union; Thursday, Gordon Missionary; Friday, Van Methodist; and Saturday, Christian Faith Center.

Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Chip Frame at 304-247-7719 or Tom Bias at 304-369-4424.

Homecoming Revival

There will be a homecoming revival at the Bim Freewill Baptist Church on Sept. 4-8.

On Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., preaching will be Ronnie Gibson and singing will be Daisy Plaster; Sept. 5, at 7 p.m., preaching will be Johnny Helvey and singing will be Raining Grace; Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., preaching will be J. Blankenship and singing will be Johnny Vance; Sept 7, at 7 p.m., preaching will be Tom Price and singing will be Debbie Price; and Sept. 8, at 10 a.m., preaching will be Stephen Hayes and singing will be Change of Heart.

AWANA and Children’s Choir begins new year

Each week during the school year, the Bible Baptist Church at 681 Fourth Street in Danville sponsors a fantastic club for both boys and girls called AWANA. It focuses on children from kindergarten through 5th grade.

The new year will begin Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Each exciting club meeting, which takes place every Wednesday (except holidays and snow days) includes story time, handbook time and game time in the gymnasium. Children’s Choir is incorporated into the schedule for a more well-rounded program. The choir gives a very special presentation at Christmas and in the spring. There will be an incentive program with special activities planned as reward for achievement during the AWANA year.

The meetings each are conducted and supervised by members of the Bible Baptist Church. Youth Pastor Greg Smith is the club commander.

This program is open to all children in the community and newcomers are encouraged to come and get involved in all the exciting things that are planned for this year.

Pastor Greg Smith extends a warm welcome to all area children to attend. Transportation is available upon request. Feel free to call 304-369-3352 for answers to any questions you might have.

The Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church

The Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church at Turtle Creek is making preparations to celebrate the church’s annual Homecoming. The event will be Sunday, Sept. 15th at 11 o’clock at the Church. The church has enjoyed 189 years of being a servant for the Lord’s work and reaching out to the lost of the world.

As we celebrate this special occasion, we invite those that are interested and want to be a part of our celebration.

Chad Neal, Interim Pastor, will bring the morning sermon. Special music and plenty of home cooked food will complete the special day. Memorabilia will be on display for interested persons to inspect and enjoy. The ladies plan to fill the tables with their favorite recipes.

All are welcome to help us celebrate this special day. For more information you may call 304 369 1236.

Ball Chapel

Ball Chapel will be having a benefit hot dog sale/yard sale on September 12th and 13th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please come out and support a good cause.

Gospel Meeting

Uneeda Church of Christ is having a gospel meeting from Sept. 8-12, 2013, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Speakers will be Louis Watts on the morning of Sept. 8 and Joseph Watts in the evenings Sept. 8-12.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

West Madison Gospel Center Tabernacle

The West Madison Gospel Center Tabernacle will have a revival Sept. 4-6, 2013, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. David Cook will be preaching.

Singers scheduled to sing are: 9-4-13 The Meekers; 9-5-13, The Grimmetts; and 9-6-13, Good News.

Pastor Walter Gore invites the public to attend. Any questions, call 304-369-9390.

Gospel Sing

There will be a gospel sing sponsored by Sylvester Freewill Baptist Church in honor of Hilda Perry’s 35 years on WOAY-TV at the Orgas Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 5 p.m.

Singers will include Hilda Perry, Three Generations, Francis Family and The Gospel Connection. Everyone is welcome to attend this event.


Six Mile Methodist Church will be having their homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 15th at 11 a.m. Jeff Mosteller will be preaching and Debbie Shultz will be singing.

Pastor Roger McCauley welcomes everyone to come and attend this event.

Prayer Connection Lighthouse

The 13th Memorial Sing in honor of Pastor Danny Meeker will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, starting at 7 p.m. at the church, across the street from Wendy’s in Danville. Dominion will be singing and they are from Salem, Va., along with the Meeker family. There will also be more special singing.

Pastor Mark Meeker welcome everyone to attend this event.

Prayer Connection Lighthouse in Danville is accepting donations of clothing, canned goods, furniture and garden foods.

Monetary donations can also be mailed to P.O. Box 159, Danville, WV 25053.

They also need volunteers from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Heart of God Soup Kitchen

The church’s “Heart of God Soup Kitchen” serves free hot meals Monday through Friday between 1:30 and 5 p.m. Due to health department regulations, no food can be carried out.

The Heart of God Soup Kitchen is in desperate need of donations and grocery items. They are needing dry goods, canned foods, meats, garden foods, and other grocery items to help feed those in need. Monetary donations can also be mailed to P.O. Box 159, Danville, WV 25053.

The church or the kitchen does not give out cash or any other monetary assistance.

We would like to thank the community for all of its support and love. The soup kitchen feeds 1,448 hot meals.

The September dates for the Heart of God Soup Kitchen are Sept. 17-30, except weekends.

For more information, call Linda Meeker 304-369-4803.

12 Steps to Living Free

“12 Steps to Living Free” addictions classes are scheduled at the Fountain of Life Worship Center on Thursdays at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Trena Dingess at 304-784-0841.

Greenview Church of Christ

The Greenview Church of Christ, located at the intersection of state route 17 and Big Branch Road, would like to invite everyone to their Sunday morning Bible Study for all ages, beginning at 10 a.m. with worship services at 11 a.m. They also have a mid-week Bible Study on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. For more information, call 304-369-3134.

McCorkle Freewill Baptist Church

The McCorkle Freewill Baptist Church Crisis Committee invites everyone to participate in our “Community Nursing Program.” The program takes place he third Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McCorkle FWB Church multipurpose room.

An RN will be available to the congregation of the church, community and surrounding communities to take your blood pressure, check your blood sugar, explain “the VIAL OF LIFE” (essential information to keep on hand), and explain Medical Power of Attorneys or Living Wills.

Barbara Kessinger, RN, heads the Community Nursing Program and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. She can be reached at 304-369-7158. Take advantage of this free informative community service.

Guiding Light F.W.B. Church

The Guiding Light F.W.B. Church at Rock Creek would like you to come and be with us at our church services at 10 a.m., Sunday school and Church at 11 a.m.; Wednesday night at 6 p.m. Pastor Larry Halley welcomes everyone to attend these services.

‘Let the Bible Speak’ radio show airs Sunday mornings

The Boone County Churches of Christ invite everyone to listen to “Let the Bible Speak” on Sunday mornings, from 8 to 9 a.m. on WZAC 92.5 FM.

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