The church held its annual holiday dinner
followed by the WMU's Angel Tree Auction, Dec. 3. The turnout was very good and enough funds were raised to cover the costs already spent on angel tree items.
The church gathered Wednesday night before Thanksgiving to prepare for its Thanksgiving ministry, and then again Thanksgiving morning. At least 44 families were served over 220 meals.
The church honored veteran's both during the morning service and with a lunch following the time of worship.
Several church families gathered in the parking lot during "trick or treat" for "trunk or treat." The event provided opportunity to welcome visitors to church.
This year's "Homecoming" took a new approach as we reviewed the work of the church over the past year and the work planned for the new year. A special feature of the service included Tyler Newton and Taylor Moore sharing their Summer mission experiences. A wonderful potluck luncheon followed the service.
The church held its annual picnic, Sept. 17, at the Cave Run Lake Spillway. A large crowd gathered for the event and enjoyed perfect weather.
The church held an ice cream social and pool party, Aug. 13. Families from Current, E-Club, Vacation Bible School and Daycare were encouraged to join. The even drew a large crowd and began with the celebration of Deacon Emeritus Jimmie Davis' upcoming birthday.
Vacation Bible School was held July 10-14. This year's theme was "Camp Out." Jennifer Stacy-Bonot served as director for her fifth year. Food items were donated for Christian Social Services with the preschool class donating the most items and winning the right to give John Stacy-Bonot a "pie in the face."
The WMU prepared a luncheon for the church in honor of Father's Day. The meal featured hot dogs and "all the fixins'." Everyone greatly enjoyed the food and fellowship.
The children and youth took the leading role in the morning worship service, May 28. They shared favorite Bible stories, led the singing and responsive reading, and more.
The Brotherhood prepared a Mother's Day brunch for the church in honor of the women. Matt Vincent, Brotherhood Director, did a great job organizing and leading the event.
The E-Club held a celebration, Sunday, April 30. The children sang four of the 12 songs they had learned for their families and members of the church. This was followed with refreshments and an inflatable obstacle course.
The church held its annual Easter Egg Hunt, April 15. Children made Easter crafts while the Easter Eggs were hidden. Following the egg hunt, the children enjoyed ice cream and cookies.
The church hosted the community choir's Easter cantata, "My Chains Are Gone," directed by Leah Vice. The cantata also featured "The Key of She," directed by Kathy Adams.
The church held a special "Spring Renewal Service," March 19. A old fashion potluck lunch followed the service.
The Brotherhood prepared a Valentine Luncheon for the church, Feb. 12. The event was a great success.
The church held baptismal service for Shade Stacy-Bonot, Feb. 5. Shade, along with Alyssa and Haydon Crouch, was also recognized on Scout Sunday. Scout leaders Keith and Stacey Crouch and John Stacy-Bonot were also recognized.
The church held an old fashion potluck lunch to celebrate the baby dedication service for Isaiah Crouch and the baptisms of Stacey Crouch, Brandon Crouch and Melanie Crouch, Jan. 29.
The Brotherhood's annual chili and soup cookoff was held Jan. 15. Jordan Karrick took home first place.
The children and youth presented, "An Old Fashion Christimas Play" during the morning worship service, Dec. 18. Special thanks to Jennifer Stacy-Bonot and Heather Mooney for their work.
The community choir presented the cantata, "Born is the King--It's Christmas," Dec. 11 at the church. A very large crowd attended the presentation and the fellowship that followed.
The church held its annual "Holiday Dinner," Dec. 4, followed by the WMU's Angel Tree Auction. Over $2,000 was raised for local "Angel Tree" gifts.
The church provided and delievered Thanksgiving meals for over 50 families Thanksgiving morning.
The church honored our veterans during the morning worship service of Nov. 13, 2016, and held a luncheon in their honor follow the service.
Church members visited with the community during "Trunk or Treat," Oct. 30. Children were given treats, and families were made welcome.
The church celebrated "Homecoming" during the worship service of Oct. 30. Local Bluegrass Gospel group "River's Edge," were featured during the morning service. An old-fashioned potluck luncheon followed the worship time.
Revival services were held during the Sunday evening services of Oct. 16 (Tony Stansbury speaking) and 23 (Steve Blevins speaking). Both services featured special music and were well attended.
The church celebrated its final payment for the cost of the addition. A "Note Burning" celebration was held following the morning worship service including a potluck luncheon. A plaque was also prepared which read, "This addition, built with the blessed provision of God and under the guidance of Guy Mettert, is dedicated to the glory of God and the edification of the church."
The church held its annual picnic, Sept. 18. Due to rainy weather, the event was moved from Cave Run Lake to the church's fellowship hall. Hamburgers and hot dogs were grilled outside and games for the children were held inside.
The church held an "Ice Cream Social" and pool party at the city pool, Aug. 7. Children and their families from E-Club joined and school supplies were given by the church.
The church observed the Lord's Supper and worshiped with an Old-Fashioned Hymnsing, July 31.
The WMU celebrated "Christmas in July," July 21, with residents of Hilltop Manor Assisted Living. Residents were given "Christmas gifts," refreshments were shared and there was even a bit of Christmas caroling.
Vacation Bible School was held June 20-24 with the theme "Submerged." Jennifer Stacy-Bonot was director.
A luncheon was held in honor our fathers and men on Father's Day, June 19. The ladies of the church prepared a wide array of breakfast items for the meal.
The church co-hosted a baby shower for Brandon and Melanie Crouch, Saturday, June 18.
The Brotherhood prepared a luncheon in honor of Mother's Day, May 8. As requested, the church had "breakfast" for lunch with a large crowd in attendance.
The Brotherhood sponsored a "cook out" fellowship luncheon following the morning worship service of April 17. Donations of $786 were received during the event and designated for the purchase of new projectors.
The church held an Easter Egg Hunt for the children, 11 am, March 26. The event also featured lunch, games and learning activites.
The church participated in a Tennebrae Service at the Owingsville United Methodist church in observance of Good Friday, 7 pm, March 25. Refreshments and a time of fellowship followed the service.
The Community Choir presented their Easter Cantata at the church March 20. The choir, under the direction of Kathy Adams, Ramona Hill and Leah Vice included both children and adults. A time of fellowship followed the service.
The Brotherhood prepared and served luncheon to the ladies (and children) of the church for Valentine's Day. The event was held on Valentine's Day, Sunday, Feb. 14.
The church held a "Singspiration," Jan. 31. Favorite hymns, old and new, were shared by those in attendance.
The Brotherhood held its annual "Chili and Soup Cook-Off," Jan. 17. The fellowship and food were wonderful.
The children and youth of the church presented the Christmas program, "Christmas is Jesus," during the evening service of Dec. 20. A time of fellowship will be held following the program with cookies, candies and wassell.
The Community Choir presented the cantata, "Christmas in His Presence," at the church Sunday evening, Dec. 13. The cantata was directed by Kathy Adams and featured several solos. A large crowd attended the meaningful event.
The church held its annual Holiday Dinner Dec. 6. Following the meal, the WMU held its auction to raise funds for Angel Tree gifts. The fellowship and food were wonderful, and the auction was a success.
The church prepared and delivered Thanksgiving meals for families throughout the county, Thanksgiving Day. Over 175 people in 35 families received meals
The church celebrated the baptism of Walker Karrick, Sunday, Nov. 22. A potluck luncheon was held following the morning worship and prior to the baptismal service.
The church honored military veterans during the morning worship service of Nov. 8. The service was followed by a luncheon, also in honor of the veterans.
As the City of Owingsville held "trick or treat" Oct. 30, the church gave out candy and invited families to church during "trunk or treat" in the church parking lot.
Former Owingsville Baptist Church pastor Ronnie Beams will preached the Homecoming message Oct. 25. The morning service was followed with an old-fasioned potluck luncheon. The Homecoming celebration concluded with an afternoon service and observance of the Lord's Supper.
October Sunday evening revival services concluded Oct. 18 with Andy Wyant, pastor of Grace Gospel Church in Sharpsburg, preaching. The services began Oct. 4 with Shane Henry, pastor of Sharpsburg Baptist Church preaching. Terry Clark, pastor of Sharpsburg Christian Church preached Oct. 11.
The Brotherhood parked cars at Preston Court Days, Saturday, Oct. 10. The group raised close to $1,500.
Bluegrass Gospel group "River's Edge" brought music and worship to the Emmanuel Center, Oct. 10.
The church held its annual picnic at Cave Run Lake's Tailwater Park, Sept. 20. The weather was a bit cool, but did not hamper the good fellowship.
The church held a fifth Sunday "singspiration" Aug. 30.
The Relay for Life was held Aug. 29 on Water Street this year with the Emmanuel Center as the "hub" of the events.
The first "Fifth Quarter" of the 2015 football season was held Aug. 28 at the Emmanuel Center.
The Brotherhood held a yard sale at the Emmanuel Center, Aug. 1, 7 and 8. Over $1,100 was raised by the event.
The church observed the Lord's Supper during the evening service of Aug. 1. The special service was followed with a potluck dinner.
Vacation Bible School was held July 20-24 with the theme "Journey Off the Map." Ten new members of "E-Club" were gained through the event.
The WMU held "Christmas in July" for the residents of Hilltop Lodge on July 14. The day included gifts for all the residents, Christmas caroling and refreshments.
The church participated in a community patriotic worship service at the Owingsville First Church of God, June 28. The event was sponsored by the ministerial association.
The Rhodes Family Quartet from Bethel Baptist Church in Frenchburg sang at the Emmanuel Center June 20. The fundraiser for the Emmanuel Center also included a cookout.
The church participated in a community hymn sing held next door at the Owingsville United Methodist Church. The event was sponsored by the ministerial association.
A wedding shower was held in the fellowship hall for Ginny Adams and Matt Thomas. The two will marry at the church July 12.
The church held an old-fashioned potluck luncheon following the morning worship service to celebrate the baptism of Mia Newton
The youth of the church led our morning worship service, June 14. Recent high school graduate Tyler Newton brought the message.
The church participated in the Owingsville/Bath County Ministerial Association's benefit for local Christian radion station WIMV, May 31.
The men of the church prepared breakfast to honor the ladies of the church on Mother's Day, May 10.
The "Treble Makers," led by Kathy Adams, presented special music during Current, April 19.
A group of students with the Baptist Campus Ministries at Morehead State University were guest lead worshipers at Current, April 12.
The church held an Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4. The event began with a pizza lunch, followed by games and concluded with the egg hunt.
The church joined with other local churches in the community for a hymn sing, March 29, at the Owingsville First Church of God.
Several attended Winter Jam 2015 at Rupp Arena, Saturday, March 28.
The church hosted the Childrens Community Choir Cantata and the Adult Community Choir Cantata March 22. Approximately 150 people attended the event and many stayed for the fellowship time that followed.
The Brotherhood held a fundraising luncheon following the morning worship service of March 15. The St. Patrick's Day themed event featured a baked potato bar, salad bar and a variety of desserts. Proceeds went to the the Emmanuel Center initial renovation costs.
The men of the church prepared a luncheon in honor of the women for Valentine's Day. Despite cold temperatures, a very good crowd attended and enjoyed a spaghetti and meatball luncheon with a variety of desserts.
A dedication service and open house was held at the Emmanuel Center, Jan. 25. Bath County Judge-Executive Bobby Rogers and Owingsville Mayor Gary Hunt addressed those attending as the church committed the facility to God. The Morehead State University Adult Education and the Bath County Senior Citizens have settled in at the center to serve the community. E-Club, Fifth Quarter Ministries and a Christian based fitness group also utilize the facility.
The Brotherhood held its annual Chili Cook-Off Jan. 18. Proceeds from the fundraiser were dedicated to the initial renovation costs at the Emmanuel Center.
The community choir's Christmas cantata, "The First Noel," was held at the Owingsville Baptist Church. The performance was directed by Kathy Adams and included singers from nine of our local churches.
The church celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas during its annual holiday dinner. Following the meal, the WMU held their annual Angel Tree Auction and raised almost $2,000 for gifts for local children.
The church prepared and delivered over 180 meals to over 30 families on Thanksgiving morning. Meals were delivered in Owingsville, Sharpsburg, Bethel, Salt Lick, Midland, Preston, Olympia and more.
Throughout the year, the WMU collected items for the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child ministry. These were delivered to the collection center Nov. 20. The children held a special prayer for the gifts during the morning service of Nov. 16.
The church honored its veterans during the morning worship service of Nov. 9. Following the service, a luncheon was held in their honor.
Several church families participated in "Trunk or Treat." As the the city held "trick or treat," many children stopped by for treats in the front parking lot. Invitations to the E-Club program were also given to those who stopped by.
The church held revival throughout the month of October with special revival speakers during the Sunday evening services for the first three weeks. The revival services featured guest preachers Sean Bailey (youth pastor at the First Christian Church), Aaron Conn (youth pastor at the First Church of God) and Mike Adams (former OBC member and current church starter for the United Methodist Church). Homecoming was celebrated during the last week of the month. Former pastor Bruce Truman preached the Homecoming message.