Worship Calendar

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Updated for the week of Dec. 2, 2016

By The Staff

HOW TO USE THIS COLUMN. Church and religious news announcements (special events, not regular weekly events) are published at no charge in this calendar. Deadline for the Friday religion calendar is noon Tuesday. POC refers to “point of contact.” Listings not updated within a year are removed. To update or submit an entry, email religionnews@thenewsenterprise.com, call 270-505-1751 or fax to 270-769-6965.

Friday, Dec. 2

  • Omega Force Strength Team, 6:30 p.m., Vine Grove Ele­mentary School Gym. 309 First St., Vine Grove. Sponsored by Vine Grove United Methodist Church. Free admission. A free-will offering will be taken to support the new Open Door Community Soup Kitchen of North Hardin County. POC: Cheryl, 270-877-5231.

Saturday, Dec. 3

  • A Southern Christmas concert, 7 p.m., Hodgenville United Methodist Church, 825 Tonieville Road, Hodgenville. Some of the area’s favorite Southern Gospel singers. Admission is free, a love offering will be taken. POC: Bill Twyman, 270-234-4799.

Sunday, Dec. 4

  • Communion and Advent service, 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1016 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Continuing its Advent activities with a visit from the biblical character of Elizabeth. Communion will be served. POC: 270-765-7663 or www.etownpres.org or Facebook page.
  • Together we can friends and family day, 1 p.m. service; 6:30 p.m. concert, St. Stephens Church, 757 S. Woodland Drive, Radcliff. With a specal message from Pastor Cosby. Concert featuring Chapel Choir, with guests Wes Morgan, Rodney Posey and Minister Joe Lesvell. POC: 270-300-8090.
  • Annual community Christmas Cantata, 6:30 p.m., White Mills Baptist Church, 828 Cave Road, White Mills. “One Small Child,” a dramatic musical performed by the community choir and church’s drama team. Refreshments served. Nursery provided. POC: 270-369-6173.
  • Hanging of the Green, 6 p.m., Steadfast Baptist Church, 170 Strange Road, Hodgenville. Adult choir will present the cantata, “O Holy Night.” POC: 270-358-6218.

Thursday, Dec. 8

  • Classical Christian Choir Winter Concert, 7:30 pm., First Christian Church, 1811 N. Miles St., E’town. Featuring the Classical Christian Choir Of Central Kentucky presenting Hallelujah. Classics, carols and hymns. POC: Leigh Ann Pierce, classicalchoirkentucky@gmail.com


  • One-day Christmas Va­ca­tion Bible School, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 10, Faith Lutheran Church, 377 E. Lincoln Trail, Radcliff. Drop off the kids and shop or take a bubble bath. Ages 3-11. Christmas-themed lessons and activities. Children’s lunch provided at no cost. Advance booking appreciated. POC: 270-319-1866.
  • Ultimate Christmas party, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 10, Stithton Baptist Church, 95 Park Ave., Radcliff. Free for ages 5-12. Bible story, lunch, games, songs and crafts. Bus service is available by reservation. POC: Melissa White, 270-317-4368.
  • Christmas play, 6 p.m. Dec. 11, Mount Olive Cum­berland Presbyterian Church, Mount Olive Church Road, Eastview. Play is “Gloria.” POC: Gayle Johnson, 270-862-4313.
  • Christmas Cantata, 11 a.m. Dec. 18, joint service at College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, E’town. Sunday school 10 a.m. POC: 270-765-4284.
  • Christmas Cantata, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Vine Grove United Methodist Church, 306 High St., Vine Grove. Cantata is “Heaven’s Child.” POC: Cheryl Hardesty, 270-877-5231.
  • Christmas eve service, 11 p.m. Dec. 24, College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, E’town. Candlelight communion. POC: 270-765-4284.
  • Christmas day service, 9 a.m. joint service, Dec. 25, College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, E’town. No Sunday school. POC: 270-765-4284.
  • New Years day service, 11 a.m. joint service Jan. 1, College Heights United Methodist Church, 710 College Street Road, E’town. Sunday school 10 a.m. POC: 270-765-4284.


  • Free meal for children, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, New Salem Baptist, 632 New Salem Church Road, Vine Grove. Ages 1-17 years. Matthew 19:14 ministry, meal at 6:30 p.m. and help with homework. POC: Pastor James E Clark Jr., 270-877-2729.
  • Reading the Bible through in 2016, Northside Baptist Church, 1800 Pear Orchard Road, E’town. Read three chapters a day, 15 minutes a day. POC: Donna Coogle, 270-765-6424.