LABC News & Notes, Feb. 17

Wednesday Night Bible Study Options for Adults
February 23-March 30, 7:00-7:30 p.m. (after prayer board)
The Prayer Life of Jesus: Led by Tommy Valentine in fellowship hall.
10 Best Parenting Ways to Ruin Your Children: Book discussion

Vanderpools in Southeast Asia
Thank you Scotty and Judee Vanderpool for your informative and inspiring presentation on the work of your Jonathan and his family in Southeast Asia. When we see the sacrifices they make, the good work they do, and the love they share half way around the world, we are inspired to walk across the street to show love for our neighbors.

Heart for Missions Meal We collected $700 toward our Glocal Missions Offering at the Heart for Missions meal. Thank you your generosity. Visit our Glocal Missions web page to see all of the great ministries you support through this offering and through you faithfulness in giving to the general budget: LABC Glocal Missions

Hope Clinic: New Location Open House, February 27
HOPE Clinic, in partnership with Ephraim McDowell Health, the Salvation Army, Heart of Kentucky United Way, Boyle County Health Department and the Presbyterian Church of Kentucky, has relocated to a new facility. The new address is 105 Daniel Drive near the offices of Danville Family Physicians. New hours are: Tues. 3 – 7 and Wed. 12 – 4.  They are having an open house on Sunday, February 27, from 2:00 - 4:00 . The public is invited. Several churches in the area have been providing food for the volunteers at the clinic. Due to the change in hours volunteers are no longer needed. The partnership extends a sincere thank you to all who have provided food for the workers. Churches participating in this effort of feeding the workers at the Clinic are: Milestone Class, Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church of Kentucky, Grace Presbyterian, First Christian and Sts Peter and Paul.

KBF Mountain Hope Conference, April 1-2
First Baptist Church, Winchester (Contact Keith to register and for more details)
Friday: 5:00 p.m.- Dinner; 6:00 p.m.- Community Devclopment Workshop with Tom & Carol Prevost (Tom is the retired director of Together for Hope, Carol is a literacy consultant for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship)
Saturday: 8:45 am.- Orientation, planning, and site visits in Nada
KBF Mountain Hope Conference

Children’s News
Children’s Day in Worship, Sunday, February 27
Contact Tara Farmer if your child would like to participate.
Service will include: Blessing and Prayer for the Children (Parents of nursery children are invited to bring their children to the first part of the worship service to join in for the blessing and prayer.); Children will lead in prayer, scripture reading, welcoming, offering, and music; Preschool Rainbow Bells, Music Teams, and Drama Team; Multi-media children’s pictures from the past year; Introduction to Passport Kids Camp 2011.
Children Preparing to Lead Worship
During February, our Wednesday night children’s activities will switch to music and arts so the children can prepare to lead in worship on Children’s Day on February 27. The classes will be the same as we had in the fall
Preschool: no change (they have Missions, Music and More all year)
Grades 1-3: Music Team with Gina Scott
Grades 4-6: Either Drama Team with Roz Campbell and Shawna Stomberger or Music Team with Blythe Sheene and Philip Quinn. The children will learn skits and songs to share in worship on February 27.
Lighthouse Kids Sunday School, February 20-March 27
Shine the Light of God’s Love. Learn about Moses, Jesus, and Paul with an assembly time, music, crafts, and Bible stories. Meet “Beakin” the Pelican.

Youth Page
DNOW, March 25th-27th
We will need all of the help we can get. We will be forming teams soon to help DNow run more smoothly. If you are interested in being a part of one of these teams please let an intern know. DNow Teams: Food, Host Homes, Amazing Race, Transportation, Prayer team
Wednesday Nights, 6:15-7:30 p.m.
Supper, Devotion, & Rec with Justin Johnson and Melissa Rolph.
Devotionals: “If God Loves Me, Why Can’t I Get My Locker Open?”
Sunday Nights, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Head First Bible Study, Eats, and Activities with Kyle Bottoms and Ranea Gibson. If any one or a Sunday school group would like to volunteer to bring dinner on a Sunday night, contact Kyle: Kyle_bottoms4@mymail.eku.edu
Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.
Core Values, Way to Live, Life After High School with Kelsey Stillwell and Darrell Johnson
Youth Prayer Breakfast - Thursdays, 7:15 a.m., McDonalds on Perryville Rd.
    That’s All For Now, Kyle, Justin, Kelsey :)

Tell Us Your Stories
We would like to use our members’ stories of faith on our web page, newsletters, brochures and other media. Share with us your testimony, a story of how God has worked in your life and through Lexington Avenue Baptist, or what the church has meant to you. Your story doesn’t have to be long and might even be just a sentence or two. Send your stories to: keith@lexingtonavenue.org.

Unity in the Community, February 20-24
For more information vist www.danvilleunity.org.
Sunday, February 20
6 p.m. at First Christian Church, 555 E. Lexington Ave.; Rev. Darrick Briscoe, First Baptist Church at Second & Walnut preaching. Special music by Christ the Head Missionary Church. A separate Youth Service with Aaron Love as speaker will be held in the Chapel at First Christian.
Monday, February 21
7 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 124 E. Walnut St.; Rev. Jay Adkins, Faith Church, preaching. Special music by First Baptist Church, Junction City.
Tuesday, February 22
7 p.m. at Danville Church of God, 516 S. Fourth St.; Rev. William Jenkins, St. James A.M.E. Church preaching. Special music by First Baptist Church, Perryville.
Wednesday, February 23
7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Second & Walnut; Rev. Tom Lane, Cornerstone Assembly of God, preaching. Special music by Centenary United Methodist Church.
Thursday, February 24
7 p.m. Night of Praise featuring choirs, bands, and performers from various churches, at Southland Christian Church Danville Campus,  1001 Ben Ali Dr.

Lectio Divina: A Prayerful Reading of Scripture
Sundays, 5:00 p.m. in the library (third floor, education building).

LABC Online
Web Page: Our web page is being redesigned. Consider making our home page your home page. We hope you find this web page helpful in a variety of ways with general information about our church, upcoming events and news, support for our spiritual growth, and other interesting pictures and articles.
Email: Give us your email address so we can keep you informed about upcoming events and send you a link to our newsletter online when it has been updated.
Facebook:  We have a Facebook Group Page for our church and a Facebook page especially for our youth. If you would like to become a member go to Facebook and search for “Lexington Avenue Baptist Church”  and “LABC Youth Group.”

Walk On the 'Mild' Side
Come join us at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in fellowship hall for fun, fellowship and better health. We will be using various walking videos with the guidance of Leslie Sansome.

In the Case of Inclement Weather
Check the home page of our web page (lexingtonavenue.org) or channel 27 of Lexington for information about cancellation of services.