Church News In Brief


‘The Reason for God’ study set for Memorial

Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St. is offering a six-week special study based on the book, “The Reason for God” by Dr. Timothy Keller. Varying subjects from the book will be discussed each week at the church and all are invited to this free event.

Each session will be available at two different times: Sundays between 9:30 and 10:40 a.m. during our regular Bible Study hour and then repeated on Monday evenings between 6:30 and 7:40 p.m. Subjects for discussion and dates are as follows:

For additional information and to enroll, call the Church Office at 502/223-8215.

Jan. 6-7: “Isn’t the Bible a Myth?”/“Hasn’t Science Disproved Christianity?”

Jan. 13-14: “How Can You Say There Is Only One Way to God?”/ “What About Other Religions?”

Jan. 20-21: “What Gives You the Right to Tell Me How to Live My Life?”/“Why are There So Many Rules?”

Jan. 27-28: “Why Does God Allow Suffering?”/“Why Is There So Much Evil in the World?”

Feb. 3-4: “Why is the Church Responsible for So Much Injustice?”/“Why Are Christians Such Hypocrites?”

Feb. 10-11: “How Can God Be Full of Love and Wrath at the Same Time?”/“How Can God Send Good People to Hell?”

Classes begin Jan. 9 at

Capital City

These groups will begin meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at Capital City Christian Church, Versailles Road at Locust Lane. Ministries for children and youth are available at this time for those who has need of them.  A fellowship meal is provided beginning at 5:30.

Financial Peace University: What would your life look like if you had no debt and were really in control of your money?  Let Dave Ramsey and his team of experts help you get rid of your debt.  FPU is designed to teach you how to get out of debt, stay out of debt and build your wealth. The average family will eliminate $5,300 worth of debt while saving $2,700.  Cost for participating in the class is $90, which covers the cost of the FPU kit provided by Ramsey.

DivorceCare: Unfortunately many in our community are finding themselves in the midst of a divorce.  With divorce comes many questions, many emotions and many uncertainties.  DivorceCare is there to help you find help, discover hope and experience healing as you travel this road with others who find themselves in similar situations.  Cost for participation in the class is $15, which covers the costs of the workbook.

Griefshare: Griefshare is a special seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close.  Griefshare is a DVD-driven discussion featuring some of the top experts in grief recovery.  Griefshare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics.  Cost for participating in the class is $15, which covers the cost of the workbook.

Do not let the costs associated with the groups prevent you from attending any of the support ministries.  Capital City will provide assistance to those who are unable to afford the cost of the needed materials. If you would like to pre-register (not mandatory) or for more information about any of these ministries, call Jon at 695-1188.

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