Church briefs, August 23

Published 7:02 pm Thursday, August 22, 2019

Evangelism training

Evangelism training, hosted by South District Baptist Association, will be held Friday and Saturday, August 30-31 at Calvary Baptist Church, 401 Waveland Ave., Danville. Dr. Wesley Paul will be speaking on cultivating  a passion for souls. Come learn how to share your faith. Friday is 6:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday. Register by calling 859-238-7624 or for more information contact Pastor JR Fields at 859-516-8704.

Vision Church of Holiness

Sunday, August 25 at 5 p.m., Bishop Weathers and congregation will be guests at Ambassadors for Christ Ministries in Lexington for their Pastoral Anniversary.

First Baptist Church celebrating anniversary and homecoming

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First Baptist Church will celebrate its 152nd anniversary and homecoming on Sunday, August 25, at 3:30 p.m. Rev. Chester Palmer and congregation, Faithway Church at Zion Hill in Midway, will be the afternoon guests. Jeffrey H. Yocum is the host pastor. The church is located at 310 W. 1st Street, Perryville.

EKU professor to be speaker for annual meeting

Carolyn Dupont, professor at Eastern Kentucky University, will be featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Foundation for Historical McCormack Meetinghouse at 11:30 a.m., Aug. 31 at the Kentucky Depot restaurant in Stanford.

Her topic will be the Second Great Awakening which directly influenced the McCormack Christian Church.

Dupont has bachelors, masters degrees and a doctorate, all in history from the University of Kentucky. She has been an associate professor of history at EKU teaching “Religion in American History” to undergraduates and “Readings in American Religious History” to graduate students.

She received the 2013 Frank S. and Elizabeth Brewer Prize of the American Society of Church History.

She also has been a book review editor for the Journal of Southern Religion since 2014. A business meeting will be followed by lunch and the program. The event is open to the public.