Faith notes


■ The Tibetan Buddhist Community of Lexington will hold a teaching today and June 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at 903 Manchester St. No previous knowledge of Buddhism is necessary. Teachings are free. Call (859) 396-3505 or check the Web site (


■ First Baptist Church, 804 West 5th St., London, will host the Sacred Winds ensemble Thursday, 8 p.m. The group comprises 70 musicians from 10 states. The performance is free. Call (606) 864-4194.


■ Duncan Chapel United Methodist Church, 2289 Jimtown Lane, will celebrate Rally Day with a special 3 p.m. service. Featured performers will be the Jimtown Male Chorus and the Edward Sisters Gospel Ensemble. The event is free. Call (859) 263-8819.

■ East Second Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 146 Constitution St., will have the following activities:

Higher Education Sunday: June 15. Dr. Charisse Gillett, speaker.

Ordination of Minister Dikiea Elery: 3 p.m. June 21.

New Deacon Ordination: 3 p.m. June 22.

Senior Day: June 29. Dinner served after morning worship. For information: (859) 254-0675.


The Fountain: A Monthly Citywide, Ecumenical Gathering For Prayer, Praise & Healing Worship, will be at 7 p.m., in the chapel of Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Road. Call (859) 422-1794 or


■ Old Union Christian Church, 6856 Russell Cave Road, will commemorate its 185th anniversary Saturday and Sunday. The event will begin with a picnic at 5 p.m. Saturday at the church. Food will be provided.

On Sunday, a worship service will feature several former ministers at 10:30 a.m.. A potluck lunch will follow.

■ The Eckankar Center of Lexington, 153 Patchen Dr., Suite 55B, will host Animals Are Souls Too! from 1 to 2 p.m. Call (859) 268-4888.

Coming Up

■ Perfect Peace Ministry will present The Gospel Caravan at Hill 'n Dale Christian Church, 371 Hill 'n Dale Road at 6 p.m. June 22. Featured guests include The Highbargers. Admission is free.. Call (859) 258-9114.

■ Great Crossing Missionary Baptist Church, 135 Lloyd Rd., Georgetown, will celebrate Men's Day 11 a.m. June 22. The guest speaker will be Jonathan E. Morehead of Calvary Baptist Church, Muncie, Ind.

■ Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, 3501 Jacks Creek Pike, will observe Homecoming and Rally Day June 22. The Rev. Bishop Carter and Bethsaida Baptist Church will be the guests at 3 p.m.

■ The Consolidated District Laymen will sponsor a Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. June 28 at Macedonia Baptist Church, 103 Cushionberry Lane., Keene.

■ The Rev. Fred B. Craddock, minister emeritus of Cherry Log Christian Church in Georgia will be the guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. June 29 at South Elkhorn Christian Church, 4343 Harrodsburg Rd. . Visit

■ Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 540 W. Maxwell St., Lexington, is hosting its ninth annual Health & Wholeness conference June 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free conference theme for 2008 is Living the Abundant Life. Continental breakfast and registration are from 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Call (859) 254-7952 or (859) 254-7387.

■ The Cathedral of Christ the King and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington will present a lecture, The Virgin Mary, July 1, by the Most Rev. Ronald Gainer, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, at the Cathedral, 299 Colony Blvd., in Hehman Hall. Free but registration required. Call (859) 278-9676 or visit

■ Robin Mark, Dove award-winning artist for his song Days of Elijah will be in concert at 7 p.m. July 28 at EKU's Brock Auditorium in Richmond. Admission is $10 for adults, free for ages 12 and younger.