Need a little break? Grab your favorite stuffed animal, blanket and a snack and join Rev. Kent and Rev. Diana for story time!
A Great Sunday! And New Members!
A great Sunday at church today! Thanks to our worship designers Debbonnaire Kovacs, Jennifer Melton, Sharona Nelson, and Laura Nagle, who helped us all engage the idea of “Being in and building a beloved community.” We also welcomed back the Handbell Choir and Chancel Vocal Choir who filled the… Read more.
Prayer in Action on Gun Violence, Feb. 20, 9:30am, Rm 129 Capitol Annex, Frankfort
“Thoughts and Prayers” alone mean nothing in the wake of nearly 400 children and teenagers killed THIS YEAR SO FAR by gun violence. Join Kentucky Council of Churches President, Rev. Kent Gilbert, local church leaders, Moms Demand Action volunteers, and experts in the field of sensible legislation that can help. We’ll pray then help everyone… Read more.
Prayer for the Week: January 29, 2017
Rev. Rachel in her sermon today on the Beatitudes stressed the reifying nature of Jesus inaugural sermon in the Gospel of Matthew. By blessing those seemingly without blessing, he challenges the status quo both for those in unfortunate circumstances, and for those who didn’t think it had anything to do with them. In these “troublous”… Read more.
Why Men Should March Saturday: An Open Letter from Rev. Kent
To Men of the Church: The much-noted Women’s March set for Washington, D.C. takes place this Saturday. As of this writing there are now sister-marches planned in over 600 cities, world-wide, including Lexington, Kentucky. I, and many other men from our congregation are going to these marches. Here is why I think you should consider… Read more.
Blessings and Prayers and Votes
A Word from Rev. Kent on Election Day: At the center of the Christian path is the walk that leads us toward others. We follow Jesus toward the stranger, toward the one wounded on the side of the road, even toward our enemies in need. Today millions of Americans are headed to the polls. That,… Read more.
Prayers and Actions for the Week: October 17, 2016
This week we joined thousands of other churches, synagogues, mosques and temples in celebrating International Children’s Sabbath: giving thanks for children and youth, and pledging ourselves to their wellbeing and fair treatment. In Church the children helped Rev. Kent tell the story of the widow who knocked and knocked and knocked on the unjust judge’s… Read more.
Prayer for the Week: October 12, 2016
Recently returned from a trip to the Holy Land, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco meeting with refugee and displaced migrant families, Rev. Kent meditated in his sermon on the nature of “Home” when no permanent place can be claimed in that way. The experience of those fleeing persecution and war may be far from our insulated… Read more.