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2011-03-10 / Community News

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer 2011


Mary Best, Byrne Connally and Kathi Olechowski sat together following Friday’s World Day of Prayer service, which was held at First Baptist Church in Lexington. Mary Best, Byrne Connally and Kathi Olechowski sat together following Friday’s World Day of Prayer service, which was held at First Baptist Church in Lexington. People in more than 170 countries and regions celebrated World Day of Prayer last Friday. The women of Chile wrote the service around the theme “How many loaves have you?” During this year’s service, worshipers were asked to respond to what we have and how we can share it with others. Worshipers were reminded to share bread and to receive the bread that is shared with us. Last Friday, members of the Lexington community came together in observance of this anual event, reaching out their hands and hearts to touch the lives of sisters and brothers in Chile and around the world.



A pot luck meal was served in the YAC (Youth Activity Center) at First Baptist after the service. Pictured above are Eloise Brademan and Carol Wuthrich, both of Lexington. A pot luck meal was served in the YAC (Youth Activity Center) at First Baptist after the service. Pictured above are Eloise Brademan and Carol Wuthrich, both of Lexington.

Judy Hasselbush spoke from the pulpit during the service, which was organized by the women of Chili, whose national flag is seen next to Judy. Judy Hasselbush spoke from the pulpit during the service, which was organized by the women of Chili, whose national flag is seen next to Judy.

Cousins Rebecca Lewis and Does Underwood enjoyed a great visit during the lunch held last Friday. Cousins Rebecca Lewis and Does Underwood enjoyed a great visit during the lunch held last Friday.

Lance Richards, the Minister at the Lexington and Blue UMC Churches, is seen visiting with Lee Marks. Lance Richards, the Minister at the Lexington and Blue UMC Churches, is seen visiting with Lee Marks.

Ruby Hartfiel, Virginia Causey and Maryanne Poston sat together for lunch after the Friday morning service. Ruby Hartfiel, Virginia Causey and Maryanne Poston sat together for lunch after the Friday morning service.

Millie Wester and Sally Colonna, members at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lexington, also attended the World Day of Prayer. Millie Wester and Sally Colonna, members at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lexington, also attended the World Day of Prayer.

Nancy Perry, whose home church - First Baptist in Lexington - hosted the event is seen making announcements before lunch was served. A crowd of more than 50 attended. Nancy Perry, whose home church - First Baptist in Lexington - hosted the event is seen making announcements before lunch was served. A crowd of more than 50 attended.

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