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JUDGEMENT HOUSE AT PRINCETON

PRINCETON — Southside Baptist Church is is now accepting reservations for its annual Judgement House, a free walk-through drama scheduled Oct. 16-17 and 20-24. The theme this year is “I’m Fine.” Reservations can be made by calling 270-365-5510 or online at southsidebaptist.com. Kyle Noffsinger is pastor.

REIDLAND MUSIC DIRECTOR DIES

PADUCAH — Leigh Ann (Underwood) Alton, 54, of Hickory, died Sept. 21, 2021. She was music director at Reidland Baptist Church. A memorial service will be Sept. 25 at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah. Rob Ison is the pastor.

STUDENT PASTOR CALLED

ELIZABETHTOWN — Jacob Dunn has been called as student pastor of Valley Creek Baptist Church. He resigned from a similar position at Hopkinsville First Baptist Church.

HOMECOMING REVIVAL IN CADIZ

CADIZ — Liberty Point Baptist Church will have a homecoming revival Sept. 24-26. On Sept. 24, a fish fry is at 5:30 p.m., followed by a worship service with Monty Flanagan preaching. On Sept. 25, a carnival and cookout will be at 5:30 p.m., followed by a worship service with Norman Cotton preaching. On Sept. 26, Darren Gaddis will preach at the 10 a.m. worship service. A potluck lunch will follow. Paxton Redd is pastor.

MINISTER OF MUSIC/STUDENTS CALLED

TAYLORSVILLE — Michael Redmond has been called as minister of music/students at First Baptist Church. Chance McConnell is pastor.

BACK TO CHURCH/BACK TO GOD SUNDAY

IRVINE — Providence Baptist Church (Estill County) will celebrate National Back to Church/Back to God Sunday on Sept. 19, then will have homecoming on Sept. 28 with Bill VanWinkle as evangelist and Hall Family bringing special music. Keith Weldon is pastor.

GOSPEL TO EVERY HOME CELEBRATION

BOWLING GREEN — Warren County Association of Baptists will have a Gospel to Every Home celebration event Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Speaker will be Dr. Tim Beougher. Associational mission strategist is John Mark Toby.

CHURCH CELEBRATES 75TH ANNIVERSARY

LOUISVILLE — Gethsemane Baptist Church celebrated its 75th anniversary Sept. 12. Dale Holcomb is pastor.

LOUISVILLE PASTOR DIES

LOUISVILLE — Othoniel "Pedro" Velazquez, pastor of Iglesia Hispana Buenas Nuevas and Manantial de Vida, died Sept. 12. He also served the Hispanic ministry of Beechland Baptist Church and taught at the Instituto Bíblico Bautista Hispano.

100-YEAR HOMECOMING PLANNED

SHEPHERDSVILLE — Sunnyside Baptist Church will celebrate its 100-year Homecoming Sept. 25-26.  The Saturday (Sept. 25) evening service features former associate pastor Cheston Pickard preaching with special music by Brian Free and Assurance. On Sunday morning, Dr. Mike Miller, AMS of Boones Creek Association and Sunnyside pastor from 1975-77, will bring the message. Bruce Truman is senior pastor.

PASTOR’S WIFE DIES

GRAND RIVERS — Kathie June Riley, 66, died Sept. 2, 2021. She was the wife of Billy Riley, pastor of Lake City Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Sept. 11.

PHILIP DUNCAN PASSES

SONORA — Philip Duncan, 67, died Sept. 3, 2021. He was a former staff member of Oakland Avenue Baptist Church in Catlettsburg and was chaplain at Hosparus Health.