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Church News, Feb. 17

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Union Baptist to host chili supper, auction
HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Union Baptist Church, 5770 State Route 1389, will hold a chili supper and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.
Cost for the supper is $5 for adults and children 11 years old and older, $2 for children in kindergarten to 10 years of age and children up to preschool age eat for free. The menu will consist of homemade chili, soups, sandwiches and desserts.
Items to be auctioned off will include quilts, University of Kentucky basketball tickets, handmade wooden items, home baked specialty desserts, handmade crafts, local products, professional services, jewelry, vehicle graphics, entertainment tickets, books, household items and restaurant certificates.
All proceeds from the auction will go the church’s building fund. For more information, contact Pastor Wendell Sandefur at 927-8078 or (270) 210-9506.

Black History lecture today at St. Meinard
ST. MEINRAD – The Rev. Bernard Kwame Assenyoh will deliver the annual Black History Lecture at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology at 7 p.m. today in the Gallery.
Kwame is the area assistant in the Interdisciplinary Studies program at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif., where he is pursuing a doctorate. He is also a part-time instructor in the Cultural Orientation Program for International Ministers at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
A native of Ghana, West Africa, Kwame joined the Society of the Divine Word and was ordained a priest. In 1998, he began his missionary assignment in the United States, where he served in Catholic parishes in Louisiana at St. Martinville and New Orleans.
His lecture is titled “Going Diaspora: Black Transformative Thoughts on Roman Catholic Christianity in the USA.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Guest House and student parking lots. The Gallery is on the first floor of St. Gregory Hall.

Deer Creek Baptist plan youth program
TELL CITY – The youth ministry of Deer Creek Baptist Church are planning an event similar to last year’s “Lead Me To The Cross,” program.
This year’s event, titled “Fused!” will be a youth revival featuring special guest speaker Mark Williams, pastor of Hawesville Baptist Church in Hawesville, Ky. The program will also feature the Agape Church Youth Praise Band 1,000 Times and the Kentucky Wesleyan College Andy Basham Band.
Youth groups from Perry and Hancock counties will also be invited to perform. If you have a youth group that would like to participate in the service with music, skits or puppets, contact Jim Jackson, youth leader at Deer Creek Baptist Church. Time is very limited.
“Fused!” will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 26 and 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each night.
For more information, contact Jackson at 836-2187.

Sisters to host come-and-see event
FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand will hold a come and see event for high school girls Friday through Sunday.
Freshman through senior girls will be able to learn what it is like to be a nun in today’s world and will pray, eat and recreate with the sisters. Parent permission is required for participation.
For more information or to register online, visit www. thedome.org, or call Sister Michelle Sinkhorn at (800) 734-9999, or email vocation@thedome.org.