— 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 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.
— Bethel Harvest Church, located at 3260 Lexington Road, presents Jessamine County Food Distribution the 4th Saturday of every month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the JD Legends parking lot located at 315 N. Second St. in Nicholasville. The event is free to all Jessamine County residents who present a county ID.
— St. Luke Catholic Church, located at 304 S. Main Street in Nicholasville, offers classes about the Catholic faith at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings. 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 Friday. Or email Nicholasville@Catholicweb.com.
— High Bridge Church of the Nazarene, located at 115 Old Saw Mill Road in High Bridge, is calling for fellowship. The church will be hosting services each Sunday at 11 a.m. 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. After much hardship, the church is at risk of closing its doors forever. Everyone is welcome.
— 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 please call or text Kim Ball at 859-227-1153.
— Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 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, located at 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.
— Wilmore Free Methodist Church, located at 1200 Lexington Road in Wilmore announces it’s Christmas Eve worship service. Morning services will be at 9:30 and 10:50 a.m. There will be three evening candlelight services at 5:00, 6:30, and 11 p.m. The children will present a living nativity at the 6:30 p.m. service. Nursery/child care through 48 months of age will be available at the 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. services. Communion will be shared at the 11 p.m. service. All are welcome. For more information, please call 859-858-3521 or visit wilmorefmc.org
— Edgewood Baptist Church announced Christmas worship will be held Sunday, Dec. 24 at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Eve the church will also hold a candlelight service at 6 p.m. The church is located at 717 South Main Street. All are welcome.
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