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DANVILLE — Tim W. Roberts has accepted the call as pastor of Mitchellsburg Baptist Church. He will begin April 4, 2021.


MAYSLICK — Aaron Cude will begin serving as pastor of May’s Lick Baptist Church on April 4. 2021.


DANVILLE — Frederick Leroy Knickerbocker, 85, died March 25, 2021. He was the current pastor at Goshen Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, where he began serving in 1977. He retired as a director of missions in 2006. He was also a retired teacher with Mercer Vocational School and served as a consultant for the Construction Programs with the Kentucky Technical School System. A Jesus Celebration in Memory of Fred Knickerbocker will be Monday, March 29, 2021 at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home. A private burial will be held at Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery.


LEBANON — Central Baptist Association of Marion and Washington counties will hold its semiannual meeting March 28 at 3p.m. at Thompsonville Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Liz Encinia, executive director-treasurer of Kentucky WMU. Guest preacher will be Billy Compton, pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church. Jay Hatfield is the associational mission strategist


SHELBYVILLE — The spring meeting of the Shelby Baptist Association will be April 20 at Highland Baptist Church. Todd Gray will be the guest speaker. Also, the association will mark its 150th anniversary this year, and it will be celebrated at the fall meeting Oct. 17. Guest speaker will be Ronnie Floyd, president of the SBC executive committee. Steve Gouge is associational mission strategist.


MAYFIELD — The Graves County Baptist Association will hold its semiannual meeting April 12 at Liberty Baptist Church. Jerry Rollins will preach the message. Glynn Copeland is associational mission strategist.


MAYFIELD — Jonathan Burgess and Jeremy Prince were ordained as deacons March 21 at High Point Baptist Church. Darrick Holloman is the pastor.


LEXINGTON — Jerry Workman is serving as pastor of Russell Cave Baptist Church.


LEXINGTON — Brian Lord is serving as pastor of Trinity Baptist Church.


LOUISVILLE — Thomas Spencer, Jr., is serving as senior pastor of Mount Nebo Baptist Church.


IRVINE — Tim W. Roberts resigned as pastor of Providence Baptist Church.


RADCLIFF — James Royalty, 91, died Feb. 24, 2021. He was the charter pastor of Red Hill Baptist Church, serving as its pastor for 71 years. Under his guidance, the church sponsored a Laotian ministry, Spanish ministry and supported local and foreign mission work. He went on mission trips including going to Tanzania in East Africa. A private funeral service was held March 4, 2021.