Events

Events hosted by the Simple Church Alliance

End of Summer Celebration – Aug. 19

This is a time for fellowship, worship, encouragement, and sharing a meal with others on a similar path. We hope that you can join us as we come together and remind one another that not alone in the journey with Christ outside what many would consider the traditional church route.

Simple Church Camp Out! (March 23-24)

Brice Burton in Somerset and Chris Phebus here in Lexington are going to head up a camping trip for simple church folks and their friends.   The camp out will take place near Somerset in the Daniel Boon National Forest.  You will be able to drive a car to the site.  We’ll have some mild hiking opportunities, caving, repelling, and there is a nice waterfall as well!  You can come for one night or two.  Tons of fun for whole family!!!  Contact Chris at Chris@phebusphotography.com to get signed up and included on all the details. View This Event On FACEBOOK Please… Read More »Simple Church Camp Out! (March 23-24)

Easter Celebration!

The Simple Church Alliance will host an Easter Celebration Gathering on Easter Sunday, April 8th from 5PM to 7PM.  There will be a Communion Meal at 5pm followed by a time of celebrating our risen Savior through song, teaching, and fellowship!  We also hope to witness several baptisms this evening as well!  If you or someone you know would like to take part, please let us know.  We pray that you will be encouraged as you come alongside others participating in (or interested in) simple/organic/house church communities across the Bluegrass!  Please feel free to invite friends and family as well!… Read More »Easter Celebration!

Launch Time!

If you are new to one of the simple churches in our area then it’s possible that you may not understand the role the people involved with First Alliance Church have played in helping us begin down the simple church path.  Not only have they made it possible for me to devote all of my energies to sharing the simple church vision with people in this region, but they have done something that I think is truly commendable:  Given permission.  By putting their blessing on the Simple Church Alliance, every member of their traditionally structured church as been encouraged to… Read More »Launch Time!

Women’s Retreat

From Karla Duerson: Women’s Retreat! Feb 24 Friday – Feb 25 Saturday 6:30 – 4:30 pm (EST) Bluegrass Christian Camp Athens Boonesboro, Lexington, KY, 40509 ———————————————— Maybe we will be having our own women’s retreat one of these days. I hope we do! In the meantime, I did want to invite you all to go to the FAC one at Bluegrass Christian Camp. I am signed up to attend. If there are some who want to go from our group, we are invited to stay at the Jirak’s home so we can make it “our own.” (The overnight accommodations at… Read More »Women’s Retreat

Join others from simple churches in the region as we come together to celebrate the birth of Christ!  We will enjoy a potluck brunch at 10AM in the gym at First Alliance Church (2201 Old Higbee Mill Road) followed by a time of celebration.  We will enjoy baby dedications (led by parents), singing Christmas songs, prayer and encouragement during this time.  We hope you can join us!  More information by clicking the image below! Please follow and like us:

Simple Church Training – Dec. 9th

Friday December 9th will be the only Simple Church Training of this month and I thought it would be good for us to discuss “simple church membership.”  As we continue to see new people visit the simple churches in the network and as we move toward becoming a self-sustaining network, questions about church membership are sure to arise.  Some of you will even be leaving membership of First Alliance to join this new work.  Please consider the following questions… What does it mean to be in member of a traditional church? simple church? Where do we see church membership in… Read More »Simple Church Training – Dec. 9th

“Missional House Churches” with Dr. J.D. Payne – Nov. 11

Come and join us for this special simple church training as we welcome Southern Seminary professor and author of the book Missional House Churches, Dr. J.D. Payne.  Dr. Payne will come and share his research on house church communities across the US that are living out the Great Commission.  Please come and learn more about this fascinating movement that his happening all around us!  Feel free to and bring your questions and your kids!  Childcare provided as well as pizza for all.  The even is free.  Please RSVP by emailing us here or at our event page on “The City”… Read More »“Missional House Churches” with Dr. J.D. Payne – Nov. 11

Fall Cellebration November 6th!

Save the date and note that this will be our first time trying an evening celebration gathering.  We hope that you can come and celebrate all the God is doing in our city and beyond through simple church!  Chicken and beverages will be provided so please bring a desert or side dish and we’ll look forward to sharing this special time together! Simple Church Alliance Celebration Gathering @ First Alliance Gymnasium 2201 Old Higbee Mill Road, Lexington, KY             Please follow and like us:

Summer Celebration – August 28

We are looking forward to getting the entire network of simple churches together for a Summer Celebration Gathering!  We don’t do it often, so when we do it is truly a special occasion!  We hope that you will make plans to join us–even if you are not presently a part of simple church and are simply wishing to get a glimpse into what simple church is about. Where:  First Alliance Gym When: Sunday August 28th Time:  9:00AM Potluck Breakfast, 9:45 Celebration Gathering You can RSVP on The City or with you Facebook Account Here:  http://bit.ly/nTQTEj Please bring a breakfast dish… Read More »Summer Celebration – August 28