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Each 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!


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The Disciples Women meet after worship, generally on the third Sunday of each month. Our next meeting will be October 20. Please bring a dish to share.


Disciples Women will visit the Stewart Home & School in Frankfort on Wednesday, October 9, at 1:30 p.m. Please let the office know if you plan to carpool from church at 1:00.

The Stewart Home & School is a residential school for people of all ages with intellectual disabilities. Since 1893, Stewart Home & School has provided a community where people live in a nurturing environment, and participate in programs designed to specifically meet their individual needs. Students pursue skills in self-sufficiency, academics and vocational programs in settings that stimulate self-confidence and encourage personal happiness.


The Kentucky Disciples Women's 2019 Fall Retreat, Brokenness to Wholeness: Sisters, the Struggle is Real, will be held at Barren River Lake State Resort Park, October 19-20. The $35 registration fee is due by October 1. Each group is asked to bring a gift basket to donate to the silent auction. See the Registration form on the bulletin board (or see Shela Diamond) for information about these two retreats.

Disciples Women is for all women of Midway Christian Church.


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The Keenagers (and friends) meet monthly for lunch and fellowship. Our next Outing is Thursday, October 24, 11:30 a.m. at Hall's on the River. Please RSVP to the church office by Tuesday, October 22 if you plan to attend. Meet at the church at 10:45 a.m. if you wish to carpool.

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


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Midway Green Chalice meets monthly in Fellowship Hall. We meet next on October 17 at 7:00 p.m. We will gather 6:00 p.m. to sort bottle caps before the meeting.

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

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


Scouting Opportunities at Midway Christian

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Brownie Troop #2261 (girls in grades 2 and 3) meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month in Fellowship Hall.

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

Boy Scout Troop #40 (youth in grades 6-12) meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first three Tuesdays of each month in Fellowship Hall.


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Midway 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.


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October 27, 2019

Join us on Sunday, October 27, as we observe Children's Sabbath. This special annual worship will focus and and be led by the children and youth of Midway Christian. This year's theme is "Uniting Hearths and Voices to End Child Poverty" based on Jeremiah 31:27-34.

175 clipartFollowing this special service, we will continue our 175th Anniversary celebrations with an Oyster Stew and Chicken Salad Fundraiser lunch. This is a nod to the original Midway Christian Church Thanksgiving Market which dates back to 1897.

Our own Chef Ouita Michel has planned the menu!

• Oyster Stew
• Butternut Squash Bisque
• Chicken Salad
• Green Salad
• County Ham Biscuit
• A Midway Bakery Dessert
• Assorted Drinks

This is a fundraiser for the Infinite Hands in Service capital campaign which kicked off on July 7. Our goal is the raise $1,000 so look for the donation bowls on the tables! Carry-outs will be available for $15 (sign up with the church office by October 21). We will also hold a Pie Auction so donations of delicious homemade pies are needed!

And, this is the day to turn in your Capital Campaign Pledge Card. Let's leave a legacy for the next generation of Midway Christian Church because who knows what the next 175 years will bring!


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October 31, 2019

Midway Christian will host Trick-or-Treat for community kids in the church basement (use Gratz Street entrance) on Thursday, October 31, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Please decorate a table and/or provide bags of candy, toys, or other treats for the local kiddoes!


Food For the Soul

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Food For the Soul services return in November!


175 clipartAs we continue to celebrate 175 years, Midway Christian Church Historian John Batts will lead a History Walk through Lexington Cemetery on November 2. This cemetery is the final resting place of L. L. Pinkerton and other Disciples of Christ founders. Meet at the church at 10:00 a.m. to carpool.


November 3, 2019

On All Saints' Sunday, November 3, we will honor and remember our loved ones who has passed away during the last year. A candle will be lit and a bell chimed for each name as it is read. Please submit to the church office the name and date of passing for each person you would like to honor by October 30.

"For all the saints who from their labors rest…"


175 clipartMidway Christian Church was chartered on July 20, 1844 so 2019 marks our 175th Anniversary! Although we will celebrate this milestone throughout the year, we "made it official " on July 7. Following worship service that day, we gathered for a special day-long celebration for members as well as former members, ministers, and friends of Midway Christian. Here's a recap of that day and all things Anniversary!175 clipart

Anniversary Monthly Mission Projects Continue:
  October: Collect 175 items for the Backpack Project.
  November: Collect 175 pairs of cozy socks for The Homeplace.
  December: Assemble 175 Blessing Bags.


 
 

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Green Chalice Congregation since 2010
Certified Green Chalice Congregation since 2015
Midway Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
123 East Bruen Street
P.O. Box 4548
Midway, KY 40347
(859) 846-4102