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Religioun Briefs published Sept. 28, 2017

Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church pastor Michael Canada and his wife Delace are leading a group to Israel on March 5-14, 2018 as part of Educational Opportunities Tours. For more information and the itinerary, visit www.eo.travelwithus.com/tours/bible-land-exploration-with-rev-michael-delace-canada#.WPu-76K1vIV, or call 606-407-0778 and leave a message. Education Opportunities gives a discount payment is made via check upon registration. The registration button is located at the bottom of the webpage. Monthly payments can be made with the full amount due in December. Seeing and experiencing the heritage we have in Abraham’s promised land, as well as walking in the footsteps of Jesus is unforgettable! The trip will bless you in many ways.

Bethel Harvest Church, located at 3260 Lexington Rd., presents Jessamine County Food Distribution the 4th Saturday of every month from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. starting Saturday, Sept. 23. at the JD Legends parking lot located at 315 N. Second St. in Nicholasville. Free to all Jessamine County residents who present a county ID.

St. Luke Catholic Church, located at 304 S. Main Street in Nicholasville, will be offering classes about the Catholic faith at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings beginning on September 6. These classes are open to everyone who would like to learn about the Catholic Church. For more information or to register, please call the Church Office at 859-885-4892 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday through Fridays. Or email at Nicholasville@Catholicweb.com.

The Wilmore Presbyterian Church, located at 100 N. Lexington Ave., invites everyone to a Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $7 per person and includes a sampling of each chili, a bowl of your favorite chili, crackers/bread and drink. Desserts and extra bowls of chili will be available for an additional cost. All proceeds will go to Clean Cupboard Ministry — the church-sponsored hygiene pantry serving families in Jessamine County. For more information contact the church at 859-858-3074 or wilmorepreaby@gmail.com.

High Bridge Church of the Nazarene, located at 115 Old Saw Mill Rd. in High Bridge, is calling for fellowship. The church will be hosting services each Sunday at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. The church was without a pastor for a while following the death of Harold “Moose” Horton who pastored there from 1969-2015. The new pastor is Emmitt Jackson of Lexington. Everyone is welcome. After much hardship, the church is at risk of closing its doors forever.

Nicholasville Salvation Army, will host a Women’s Bible study on Thursday mornings from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at 205 South 1st Street. If you have any questions, you may call or text Kim Ball at 859-227-1153

Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, 100 Lime Lane, offers free bread from Panera Bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area every Sunday from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.

Providence Christian Church, 101 Providence Way, hosts a “Bodies in Motion” low-impact exercise class every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Nicholasville United Methodist Church will offer a free meal from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at 303 W. Maple Street in the Community Center.

Editor’s note: Religion briefs are due Mondays by 5 p.m. and are limited to 150 words or fewer. Email news@jessaminejournal.com. Include a phone number.