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Kentucky Church Sews Quilts of Comfort, Reaps Harvest for Community

Quilting at Meade Station Church of God.

By Betty Thacker

Meade Station Church of God has a quilting ministry that began in 2009. This ministry consists of a group of women who make lap quilts for hospice patients that are in the hospice center in Ashland, Kentucky. We also give quilts to people in the church that are sick. Over the past nine years, we have given away hundreds of quilts. Last year alone, we gave away approximately two hundred quilts. Continue reading

Church Scraps Traditional Palm Sunday Programming for 33 Service Projects

Wildwood team serving at a local school.

By Carl Stagner

They’d never done Palm Sunday like this before. Instead of the usual Sunday morning programming, Wildwood Church of God in Ashland, Kentucky, dared to be different. The church has a history of serving their community but, until Palm Sunday 2018, hadn’t attempted something on such a grand scale. After gathering for a brief worship service, more than 700 people left the church building to go out and be the church in a wide variety of settings. Through 33 different service projects, they would demonstrate the love of Jesus in tangible and meaningful ways to their neighbors. In the end, however, it was clear that the congregation also experienced God’s love on a whole new level. Continue reading

Kentucky Church to Spread Gospel through Roku

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By Katy Hagerman

Wildwood Church of God in Ashland, Kentucky, actively integrates technology in almost all parts of their ministry. Wildwood utilizes a smartphone app, which has been active for six years, and is available on all phone operating systems, as well as tablets. This app allows people to register for events, view the church’s calendar, give online, read and submit prayer requests, access the Sunday morning service archives, and view the services live, as well as provide daily Bible reading and listening plans. Wildwood also uses Facebook and Twitter to share important updates for general news, as well as children’s and youth ministries, and urgent prayer requests. People can subscribe to these updates through either Twitter or text messaging. Taking advantage of even more technology, Wildwood Church recently announced the institution of a twenty-four-hour Roku channel. Continue reading