Church News

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Disciples Women logoThe Disciples Women meet after worship, generally on the third Sunday of each month.

At our meeting on January 20, 2019, we will review fall activities and organize those for spring. The "Jeremiah" section of our bible study continues as we discuss "God's Calling." All women of MCC are invited to meet and eat! Please bring a dish to share.


Blanket Drive clipartPlease bring new or clean, gently-used blankets to the big box (under the wooden table) in Fellowship Hall. These blankets will be delivered to shelters in Lexington to help keep the homeless warm.

Disciples Women is for all women of Midway Christian Church.


Keenagers logoThe Keenagers meet monthly for lunch and fellowship.

The Keenagers (and friends) will gather for lunch on Thursday,January 24 at 11:30 a.m. at Brown Barrel in Midway. Please RSVP to the church office by Monday, January 22 if you plan to attend.

Keenagers is for anyone who is retired, or practicing retirement!


Green Chalice logoMidway Green Chalice meets monthly in Fellowship Hall.

Our next monthly meeting is on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.


Check out the Midway Green Chalice page for more news and information.

Midway Green Chalice is for all who are interested in
caring for God’s creation.


Free Community Dinner clipartEach month, on the last Monday, the Midway community is invited to a free dinner served in Fellowship Hall at 6:30 p.m. We proudly use locally grown meats and produce whenever available!


Cub Scouts logoCub Scout Pack 41 (boys in grades 1-5) will meet at 7:00 p.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month in the basement of the sanctuary building (use Gratz Street door).

Brownies logoBrownie Troop 2261 (girls in grades 2 and 3) will meet at 7:00 p.m. two Mondays of each month in Fellowship Hall.


Homeplace at Midway logoMidway Christian Church, as part of a rotation with other local churches, leads a worship service for the residents of The Homeplace.

Our services are held on the fourth Sunday of every other month - in January, March, May, July, September, and November.


Midway Christian Church building sketch

Plans are in the works for a celebration on July 7, 2019, to mark the 175th anniversary of Midway Christian Church which was chartered on July 20, 1844.

Each month leading up to celebration, we will embark on a new 175th Anniversary Mission Project. As Mission #1 in January, we will start a collection of 175 hats and mittens for the Hope Center (homeless shelter) in Lexington Please bring new or clean, gently-used hats and mittens to the narthex or church office.

banner exampleA special anniversary banner is also in the works.

The patterns of our hand tracings on fabric will be used to create this banner to be dedicated in January and will be used as our wall hanging for the year.

<---The finished banner will be similar to this design used by Belleview UMC in 2011.

 


Save Your Bottle Caps!

plastic caps clipartIn April 2018, we joined with Northside Elementary to help them complete their goal to collect 400 pounds of plastic caps and lids to purchase a park bench through Green Tree Plastics in Evansville, IN. After meeting that goal, and collecting enough caps for two additional benches, the next goal is to collect enough to purchase a Visitor's Table for the cafeteria.

View the complete list of acceptable caps and lids, as well as non-acceptable items. Please bring your clean caps and lids to the Narthex.


Chili cook-off clipart

January 28, 2019

The Midway Christian Church Annual Chili Cook-Off will be held on Monday, January 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. (NOTE: This will be the January Free Community Dinner).

You don't have to enter to eat—and it's free! Call the church office by January 24 to enter a pot of chili.
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be awarded (and there's no entry fee). Helpers are needed to set up and clean up.

Midway Renaissance will meet at the end of this dinner.


Abide in Me logo

July 20-24, 2019

General Assembly 2019 will be held in Des Moines, July 20-24. The theme is "Abide in Me".

More information at ga.disciples.org/promotion.

 
 

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Green Chalice Congregation since 2010
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Midway Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
123 East Bruen Street
P.O. Box 4548
Midway, KY 40347
(859) 846-4102