Choir Notes for May

As I sit here thinking back on April and looking ahead to May, I see sunshine, finally, out the window and hear mowers going rapidly back and forth across many lawns in the neighbor-hood. This whole weekend’s weather is calling for sunshine and warmth. I am so happy about that I could dance a happy jig! I was beginning to think my bones were never going to warm up or dry out!The Easter Cantata, despite…

Choir Notes -April 2022

  Choir Notes for April It feels more like April showers are bringing May flowers a month early. The rain sure has been falling and I am hoping it is going to bring the flowers early. I am ready for spring and all the warmth it brings. I so enjoy the days full of sunshine, birds chirping and, yes, even grass growing that must be mowed! Out in the country where a friend of mine…

The Seekers’ Sunday School Class Submitted by Kathy Sherman

The study for the Seekers’ Sunday School class for the next seven weeks (beginning February 13) is called Ripple Effect: Building a Life of Influence. We will learn about seven Biblical persons whose influence during their time changed the world and created a ripple effect that has reached far beyond. In studying about them, we can learn practical truths that will help us discover the influences God intends fo us. Come join us as we…

Words of Wisdom from our Pastor By: Pastor Mickey Richardson

The second Sunday in January is very important in the life of the church and of the believer.   It is on this Sunday that we gather to recall and reaffirm our commitment to Jesus Christ in a “Remembrance of Baptism” Covenant Service.  January is a month generally characterized by the making of new resolutions for the new and hopefully improved year.   As disciples of Jesus, we should also examine our spiritual lives and the covenant…

Words of Wisdom from Pastor Mickey Are you ready for the HARVEST?

That’s a questions that is sometimes asked in spiritual circles.  The word “Harvest” holds great meaning in biblical literature.  It’s often used as a metaphor for spiritual growth and health (Luke 8:4-8, 2 Corinthians 9:10 and James 3:18).  Harvest is also an important time, historically speaking, here on earth.  It’s the time of year when the work of our labors bears fruit and people become fed and nourished.   Harvest symbolizes bounty and health, abundance.  Israel…

Updates to Fellowship Hall and Sunday School Rooms

Many thanks to Vicki Hast and Lydie Boone for the successful completion of the project to paint and install new flooring in the Fellowship Hall and all the Sunday School Rooms.  If you haven’t been to church lately, you need to come some Sunday and check it out.  It is beautiful!

Choir Welcomes New Director

Our chancel choir is excited to welcome our new Director of Music, Clarissa Smith.  Clarissa is originally from Bardstown, Ky and graduated from Eastern Kentucky with a degree in Music Education. She is currently the Choral Teacher at Burns Middle School here in Owensboro.  Clarissa sings in the annual presentation of the Messiah and is a member of the OCTC Community Choir.  She also performs at many community events including weddings, like the one for…