Datebook

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Event Categories

 

Concerts

Ronnie Fields will be in concert Saturday, August 18, at 6:30, at Dad’s Place, at 4238 Highway 68 East in Benton.

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound will be in concert Thursday, August 23, at 7:00, at First United Methodist Church in Metropolis, at 100 East Fifth Street. Admission is free but a love offering will be received to benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 618-524-5601.

On Friday, August 24, Kentucky Opry in Draffenville is holding pre-sharathon concert
and silent auction to benefit WVHM. Doors will open at 6:30 to allow bidding on silent
auction items, and Eric Horner and guests will be in concert beginning at 7:00. Admission is free, and proceeds from the silent auction and a love offering will benefit WVHM.

First Baptist Church in Iuka, Kentucky is holding a homecoming service Sunday, August 26, at 10:30. For Heaven’s Sake will be in concert and a fellowship meal will follow the service.

Victory Church in Madisonville is hosting its annual Gospel Music Extravaganza Friday, September 7, and Saturday, September 8. Friday’s concert begins at 6:30 p.m. and will include The Childress Family and 11th Hour. Saturday’s concert will begin at 2:00 and feature The Childress Family and The Hoppers. Doors open one hour before each concert. For more information, call 270-836-8882 or visit www.thechildressfamily.com.

As part of Caldwell County’s Black Patch Festival in Princeton, Gold City will be in concert Saturday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, at 300 West Main Street. Admission is free but a love offering will be received. For more information, call 270-625-3512.

The Hoppers will be in concert Sunday, September 9, at 10:00, at Grapevine Baptist Church, at 85 Sandcut Road in Madisonville.

The Lore Family will be in concert Sunday, September 16, at 5:00 p.m., at Green Grove Baptist Church in Providence, Kentucky, at 33 Green Road. Darren Lore will also be preaching. Admission is free but a love offering will be received. For more information, call 270-625-3512.

The Believers will be in concert Saturday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 23 at 10:45 a.m., at Community Chapel Church, at 886 Salyer Creek Road in Benton.

Revival, Homecoming, and Other Services

Hamlet Baptist Church, at 3923 Eggner’s Ferry Road near Benton, is holding a homecoming service Sunday, August 19. The Sweet Harmony Singers will be in concert at 9:00, Glen Cope will be preaching at 10:00, and a fellowship meal will follow the service.

Briensburg United Methodist Church near Benton is holding a homecoming and family dedication service Sunday, August 19. Rob Martin will be the guest speaker.

Aurora Baptist Church is hosting a homecoming service Sunday, August 19, at 11:00. Revival services will also be held the 19th through Wednesday, August 22 at 7:00 each evening. Barry Hungerford will be the guest speaker.

Eddyville Second Baptist Church, at 744 State Route 3305 South in Eddyville, is holding revival services Sunday, August 19 through Wednesday, August 22. Services will begin at 11:00 and 6:00 Sunday and at 7:00 each evening Monday through Wednesday. Jerry Spencer will be the guest evangelist.

Oaks Church of God, at 4830 Oaks Road in Paducah, is holding revival services Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25, at 7:00 each evening. Josh Deeter will be the guest speaker.

Community

American Legion Post 236 in Calvert City is hosting a spaghetti supper Saturday, August 25, from 4:00 until 7:00. Active first responders and kids 12 and younger can eat free.

Paducah-McCracken County Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications through August 31 from low-income families interested in applying for a three bedroom home to be built at 2114 Jackson Street in Paducah. Prospective homeowners must show a need for adequate housing, agree to partner with Habitat for Humanity, and be able to pay an interest free mortgage. Applications are available online at www.paducahhabitat.org. For more information, call 270-444-2060.

Marshall County’s Family Day at Mike Miller Park in Draffenville will be held Saturday, September 8, from 11:00 until 2:00. Events for the day will include inflatables, free food, a petting zoo, an animal adoption drive, and an opportunity to meet local first responders. For more information, call 270-527-1496.

The Women’s Ministry of Spring Bayou Baptist Church in Kevil is hosting a simulcast of
Beth Moore’s Living Proof seminar on Saturday, September 15. For more information or to
register, visit www.springbayou.com.

Enough Grace Ministries will be hosting a Rest for the Soul Ladies Retreat, Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, at the Henry County Fairgrounds in Paris, Tennessee. Shelia Walsh will be the Keynote Speaker. For more information, visit www.rest4thesoul.com.

Educational Events

Twelve Oaks Baptist Church is hosting a parenting conference Friday, August 17, from 6:00 until 8:00 and Saturday, August 18, from 9:30 until 3:00. Roger Palmer will be the guest speaker. Topics will include confessing imperfection as parents, having a powerful influence, and investing in the family. For more information or to register, visit www.12oaksbaptist.com/students.

Impact Church, located at 337 Flat Road in Benton, will be hosting a free evangelism training session Sunday, August 26, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. The seminar is titled “3-Circles”, and presents a simple, down-to-earth way for every-day Christians to share their faith in a non-confrontational, low-stress, natural way using everyday conversations with friends, neighbors, and coworkers.

Fundraisers

Wickliffe Masonic Lodge and Victory Baptist Church are hosting a benefit Saturday, August
18, from 6:00 until noon. Events will be held at the Wickliffe Masonic Lodge, at 31 Buck
Road. Proceeds will benefit Jessica, Chris, and Nathan Harrison of Mayfield who have been
battling medical expenses.

Happy Feet Equals Learning Feet of Livingston County will hold a fundraiser for the new
school year on Sunday, August 19. A fish fry will begin at 11:00 in Little Lake Park and be
followed by The Liberty Boys, The Gage Boys, and The Your Truly Trio in concert at 2:00 at
Badgett Theater. Proceeds will go toward purchasing new shoes for kids in need in
Livingston County.

Life House Care Center in Murray invites you to join them for their 35th annual banquet on Thursday, August 30 at the Curris Center Ballroom on the campus of Murray State University. Seating begins at 6:00 and the banquet will be held from 6:30 until 8:30. For more information or to make reservations, call 270-753-0700.

Marshall County Elks Lodge #2707 will be hosting the 32nd Annual Golf Benefit for the Marshall County Exceptional Center on Saturday, September 15, at Benton Golf and Country Club. The entry fee is $75 per player and includes the green fee, refreshments on the course, and dinner that evening. Dinner will be served at the Elks Lodge at 6:00 and a benefit auction will begin at 8:00. For more information, call 270-527-8730.

H.O.P.E. Clinic in Benton is hosting its annual fundraising banquet Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18. Dinner will be served at 5:45 and the program will begin at 6:30. For more information or reservations, call 270-527-4111.

Support Groups

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step Christ-centered recovery meeting program for anyone who struggles with hurts, habits, or hang-ups.

Dexter Baptist Church – Dexter, KY
76 Church Street
Tuesday evenings from 5:30 until 7:00
270-625-0176

Grace United Methodist Church – La Center, KY
325 West Kentucky Drive
Thursday evenings from 7:00 until 9:00
270-665-5195

Hope Harbor Church – Murray, KY
2771 Highway 94 East
Tuesday evenings from 6:30 until 8:00
270-753-6695

Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

First Christian Church – Paducah, KY
415 Audubon Drive
618-570-4882

Reformers Unanimous
Reformers Unanimous is a biblically based, Christ-centered recovery program designed to rescue, recover, and restore those trapped in addictive behaviors.

Eastwood Baptist Church – Murray, KY
2191 Highway 94 East
270-753-1834