St. Athanasius to host six-week series on religion and atheism
St. Athanasius Orthodox Church will host a six-week series on religion and atheism. The classes are on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.; they began Oct. 24 and run through Nov. 28. The upcoming schedule is as follows:
• Nov. 21: Break for Thanksgiving (no class)
• Nov. 28: “Institutions: What are They Good For?”
Father Justin Patterson, pastor of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church, will lead the class using Alain de Botton’s book, “Religion for Atheists.” For more information, visit www.athanasiusoca.org or call the church office Tuesday through Thursday at 859-881-8144.
St. Luke to offer class on Catholic faith
Father William C. Bush, pastor at St. Luke Catholic Church, invites all those who are interested in learning about the Catholic faith to a series of classes. These classes provide information about what the church teaches and offer those who attend the opportunity to ask questions about the faith. For more information or to register, call the parish office at 859-885-4892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nicholasville UMC offers food ministry
A free meal is provided by Manna Ministries each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal is a restaurant-quality meal served at 303 W. Maple St. in the community center of Nicholasville United Methodist Church. The meal is open to the public for anyone in need. Takeout meals are available after 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are always welcome and can contact the office at 859-885-4481.
Exercise class at Providence Christian
Providence Christian Church, located at 101 Providence Way, will host a “Bodies in Motion” low-impact exercise class on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m.
FAS to host events
The Francis Asbury Society will host a Titus Women’s Bible Study, “Seeing the Savior,” on Wednesdays from 9:15-11 a.m. This study runs from Sept. 12 to Dec. 5. FAS will also host a fall Bible Study from 7-8 p.m. on Monday nights as Old Testament scholar Dr. John Oswalt leads a rich and rewarding study of the book of Isaiah. The public is invited to these studys. For more information, call FAS at 859-858-4222.
Saint Athanasius offers bread ministry
Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera Bread, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.
The Mountain finds new home
The Mountain — a community and Christian learning center — has found a home. The organization will be located at 203 E. Oak St., Nicholasville. The Mountain offers:
• Teaching, not preaching philosophy,
• An open environment with tables, not pews,
• A group involvement atmosphere,