• Blessing to be given at Hardin County Farmers Market

    The legacy of a patron saint will be carried on at the Hardin County Farmers Market Saturday through a series of Catholic prayers.

    The Rev. Daniel Lin­coln, pastor of the St. John Baptist Parish in Rineyville, will conduct a prayer service for farmers, plants and anyone who attends.

    The 10-minute service is a tradition linked to St. Isidore the Farmer, a 10th century Spanish laborer who is regarded as the patron saint of crops.

  • Jamie Grace to perform at First Christian Church

    Christian recording artist Jamie Grace brings her Do Life Big tour to First Christian Church in Elizabethtown at 7 p.m. March 6.

    The 2012 Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning singer and songwriter has toured with artists including Toby Mac, Newsong and Matthew West.

    She’s known for songs such as her debut single, “Hold Me,” featuring Toby Mac, and “Beautiful Day.”

    Grace also has a Web presence on social media sites www.ImAGodgirl.com and www.ImAFighter.org.

  • Radcliff Presbyterian Church sponsors presentation

    Radcliff Presbyterian Church recently helped sponsor a presentation by author and environmental activist, Sam Avery. Avery spoke at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College on the paradigm in his 2013 book, “The Pipeline and the Paradigm.” Members of RPC’s “Green Team” educate and encourage the church and its congregants to be environmentally aware and responsible.

    For more information about the church, call 270-351-6199 or go to www. RadcliffPresbyterianChurch.com or check out the churches Facebook page.

  • New church forms in Elizabethtown

    On July 28, a new southern Baptist church was planted in Elizabethtown. On Sept. 1, the congregation voted and was given the name, Sovereign Grace Baptist Church. The church is led by pastors Sonny Hernandez and Jeff Scroggs. Both pastors have earned their Master of Divinity degree and both are doctor of ministry students.

    The congregation meets at 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 11 a.m. for Sunday worship and at 6 p.m. for Sunday evening prayer at Howard Johnson Inn, 1058 N. Mulberry St., Elizabethtown.

  • Radcliff Presbyterian Pastor speaks in Budapest

    Dr. John Lentz, Pastor of Radcliff Presbyterian Church, recently spoke at the first International Conference on Hypnosis and Medicine in Budapest, Hungary. His three presentations centered on teaching medical/healing professionals more about hypnotic approaches that can help with immunity and healing. In addition to being the pastor at Radcliff Presbyterian, Dr. Lentz is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He is the author of several books, one of which shows how the entire Judeo-Christian Bible contains hypnotic language.

  • Thomas Merton retreat Nov. 16

    A one-day retreat focused on Thomas Merton is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center, Maple Mount (located 12 miles west of Owensboro on Hwy. 56). The theme will be “Thomas Merton Never Was a Senior Citizen.” The program will include prayer and a meditation on growing old by Sister Mary Matthias Ward, OSU, and a series of talks by the Rev. Anthony Shonis spotlighting Merton at various ages and stages of his life.

  • Radcliff church to baptize in the street on Sunday

    Baptism is an act that should be seen and cheered, said the Rev. Gary Summers. It’s the kind of thing that should be done in the open, in the street, even.

    “The thing about baptism is it’s a celebration,” Summers said. “There should be cheering, there should be praising and hallelujahs with a baptism.”

  • Impact event to take place in Radcliff

    Hardin County youth are invited to share an evening of faith and inspiration this weekend.

    Impact, a Christian concert and worship event, is at 4 p.m. Saturday at City Park North Amphitheater in Radcliff. The event was created by Carol Gillenwater Baker, worship minister and coordinator of ConnectingU2Christ Student Ministries at New River Worship Center. This year, the event’s second, youth ministers at other area churches have joined in coordinating the event and spreading the word about its mission.

  • National Quartet Convention Sept. 8-14

    The 2013 National Quartet Convention is Sept. 8-14 in Louisville for its final meeting in the city.

    The convention takes place at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center and features Christian recording artists and noted speakers.

    The highlight at this year’s gathering is Thursday’s Harmony Showcase in Freedom Hall featuring multi-award winning recording artists The Gaither Vocal Band, multi-award winning legendary group The Gatlin Brothers, and award-winning trio The Booth Brothers. The Harmony Showcase begins at 11:30 a.m.

  • Brother Fred Halbrooks honored

    A pre-memorial service for Brother Fred Halbrooks, 92, is at 2 p.m. Sept. 8, at First Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Elizabethtown with a reception to follow in the The First Cedar Creek Baptist Church Educational Building.

    Brother Halbrooks, a native of Alabama, a graduate of Howard University (now Samford University) in Birmingham, Ala., and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.