New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, Brookport, Illinois, will celebrate the 12th year anniversary of its pastor, Elder Ronnie White, beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. Special guests will be the Rev. Dr. Calvin Cole Sr. and the congregation of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Paducah.

Just By Faith, 1120 Johnson St., Metropolis, Illinois, will celebrate the ninth anniversary of its pastor, Dr. G.L. Duncan, with special services at 3 p.m. Featured guests will be Elder LaRita Horton and the congregation of New Greater Love Church.


St. Matthew Lutheran Church Lenten services will be held each Wednesday with a soup supper beginning at 6 p.m. and the Holden Evening prayer service at 7 p.m. For more information contact Kathryn Riley 270-488-2414. The church is located at 2701 Broadway in Paducah.

Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church will have its free community breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church located at 300 Fountain Ave., Paducah.

Palma United Methodist Church will have a country ham and sausage breakfast from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Saturday. Meals are $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 12 to 7, and children 6 and under eat free. The church is located on U.S. 68, approximately 2 miles west of Draffenville. Carryouts available. Church phone is 270-527-5894.

Kentucky Lake Cowboy Church will host a free showing of the movie "Heaven is for Real," based on a true story, beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Kentucky Opry in Draffenville, 88 Chilton Lane, Benton, located off Hwy. 641 east of U.S. 68.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2701 Broadway in Paducah, will have its community breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Proceeds will go to the Marion Medical Mission fund. The purpose of this fund is for building wells and maintaining wells for safe drinking water to the rural poor in Africa. Breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. For more information contact Kathryn Riley 270-488-2414.

The West Kentucky Christian Alliance will join with many area churches to celebrate the 40 Days Before Palm Sunday/Easter event. It is designed for prayer, fasting, revival and rededication of Christian lives. The WKCA's annual Spring/Easter Christian Festival is planned for April 13 at the Riverfront in Paducah. If case of inclement weather, an alternate location will be listed. Meetings to discuss the festival planning and schedule will be every Thursday at 5 p.m. at Noble Park (if weather is bad, another site will be given at the Noble Park location). Further information can be obtained by calling, texting, or emailing 270-994-3230,

Pam Tebow, mother of NFL player Tim Tebow, will be the featured speaker at First Baptist Church of Paducah's Spring Fling on Friday, April 12. Doors to the church's Great Room will open at 6 p.m., with a social hour with heavy appetizers. At 7 p.m. Kendra Robinson will lead the service before Tebow takes the stage. Tickets are $28 and may be purchased through First Baptist Paducah's Facebook page or by calling 270-442-2728.

"We Saw Him First" Women's Conference will be Saturday, May 4, beginning at 9 a.m. at Woodlawn Church, 3402 Benton Road. Fee is $20 per person with registration deadline on April 14. Conference will feature Dereck Lee, comedian, actor, magician; Wanda Chase, pastor and founder of Back to Basic Outreach; and Ashlyn Kippert, associate pastor and founder of Stepping In Ministries. For more information telephone 270-442-7713.

The Teen Challenge of West Kentucky will conduct an outreach session every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Community Fellowship Church in Hickory, located on U.S. 45. This is a Christ-centered faith-based session for adults with hang-ups and habits. For information or directions to the church, call 270-804-8223.

Items for the Church Calendar must be received by email by noon Tuesday to No handwritten announcements please. Put Church Calendar in the subject line. Include the name, location, physical address, date and time of the event, along with contact information.

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