Church News | Nov. 7, 2013

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Apostolic church honors veterans at special service

The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third St., Carrollton, will host a Veteran’s Day program at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, honoring our local veterans and first responders.  The program is open for the entire community to attend.  The guest of honor will be Col. Thomas Edwards, the Garrison Commander of the Ft. Knox Military Base.

The service will include a multimedia presentation commemorating past and present veterans who have served or are currently serving our country. 

“We want to invite everyone in our community to come and to help us honor our local veterans.  This will be a very patriotic program. The Carrollton American Legion Color Guard will begin the service by displaying the colors with the National Anthem,” The Rev. David Croucher said. “We don’t give enough honor to those who gave us the freedoms we enjoy today. This is our congregation’s way of saying ‘thank you,’ and giving honor where honor is due.” 

They will also honor first responders who assist our community every day to keep us safe. Special recognition will be given to the 138th Kentucky Guard Unit, Kentucky State Police, Carrollton Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Carrollton Fire Department, Ghent, Worthville and Westside volunteer fire departments, Carroll County Emergency Medical Services and other services in our community. 

A helicopter from Air Methods Ambulance Service will also fly in to participate in the program.  After the service, all vehicles will be on display for all to see.

State Sen. Paul Hornback and Rep. Rick Rand plan to attend. U.S. Rep. Tim Massie is sending a representative.  Invitations have been sent to other dignitaries.

Letters acknowledging our veterans and first responders are being sent by Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S. Sens. Paul Rand and Mitch McConnell and President Barak Obama.

Christian church to honor nation’s heros

English Christian Church, 3477 Hwy 389 in English will be honoring all heroes during the regular church service, Sunday at 11 a.m. on Nov. 10. All are welcome.

Choirs invited to Our Savior’s Nativity event

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 507 Main Street in Carrollton is inviting all local church choirs to participate in Our Savior’s Nativity Fri., Dec. 6, 6-8 p,m. and Sat. Dec. 7, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  They would like to have a different choir every 30 minutes so they are asking for each choir to sing for 20-25 min of religious music, For more information contact Sharon Graves at 502-523-0663.