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Religion Briefs published Nov. 02, 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 Sept. 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 Free Methodist Church, located at 1200 Lexington Rd. in Wilmore, invites the public to a seminar series entitled, “A Christian Eye Toward World Religions.” This five-week series provides a panoramic view of the history, beliefs, and practices of each religion and a comparison between the religion and Christianity. Dates and topics are as follows: Nov. 12 – Buddhism and Hinduism, Nov. 26 – Mormonism and Jehovah’s Witnesses and Dec. 10 – New Age Cults. Each class will take place during the Sunday School hour, 9:40 – 10:40 a.m., in Room B203. For more information, please call 859-858-3521 or visit wilmorefmc.org.

The Wilmore Free Methodist Church, located at 1200 Lexington Rd. in Wilmore, invites the public to a marriage series based on Gary Thomas’ bestselling book entitled Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us Holy More Than to Make Us Happy? This six-week series will be Wednesday nights from October 11 through November 15 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. For more information, please call 859-858-3521 or visit http://wilmorefmc.org.

High Bridge Church of the Nazarene, located at 115 Old Saw Mill Rd. in High Bridge is holding a homecoming service in Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be served and trick or treat bags will be given out to children (costumes are welcome). Musicians are invited to bring their instruments to the fellowship as well. Photos from the church’s past will be on display. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please call Rev. Jackson at 859-492-2429 or Betsy Jackson at 859-492-2765 with questions.