Gathering

“Going To Church” By Dana Vogel

We all know it’s important to meet together often as believers for our mutual encouragement. This is true and good. What’s not necessarily true and good, is that many of us equate this with Sunday worship service.

Good Friday Network Gathering

We will host a Good Friday worship and reflection gathering at the Prayer Room on Broadway in Lexington KY on Good Friday (April 10) at 7 pm! This time will feature worship and easter reflections from various simple church friends from the region.  We hope you and your family can make plans to celebrate Easter with us during this special simple church network gathering.  Light refreshments will be available.  If you desire to participate by sharing a scripture reading, song, poem, please let us know or just come prepared to share.  This is a great opportunity to bring friends and… Read More »Good Friday Network Gathering

Simple Church Network Christmas Gathering

Friends! You are invited to come together with others in simple church families across the region for a special Christmas network gathering!  We will enjoy a meal, Christmas music, poetry, a reading of the Christmas story, and encouragement from one another! Sunday, December 15 10 am-Noon 3060 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington KY 40503 (Simple Church Office @ First Southern National Bank) Meal Please consider bringing a dish!   Like most simple church gatherings, this will be a potluck.  Drinks, napkins, plates and etc. will be provided. If you bring a dessert, please bring that in addition to another item. Music Would you… Read More »Simple Church Network Christmas Gathering

Fall Network Gathering October 20 @ Raven Run

Sunday, October 20th, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary Simple Church Friends, I look forward to spending time together on October 20th!   A reunion is long overdue and your presence will make it special!  This will be a great time to connect new folks to simple church with others on a similar path!  Make plans for you and your simple church to join in a time of encouragement, worship, and refocusing.  I look forward to sharing some of my recent thoughts regarding simple church when we reconnect on the 20th!  * Bring a picnic lunch for… Read More »Fall Network Gathering October 20 @ Raven Run

6 Benefits To Gathering On Sunday Mornings

Our simple church has settled into meeting on Sunday mornings and I’ve grown to enjoy it.  I have thought of six reasons I would encourage other simple churches to gather on Sunday mornings as well. Certainly there is not hard rule about when folks should meet and most every group will settle on times and locations for a host of reasons. As you think about the best time for your simple church to gather, consider the following… 1.  Convenience – The hardest thing about getting folks together regularly is finding a common time that everyone is available.  In general, it… Read More »6 Benefits To Gathering On Sunday Mornings

Network Easter Gathering – April 1

We want to invite all simple churches, their friends, and family throughout the region to come together this Easter Sunday morning (April 1st) for a time of worship and testimony! We are going to pack out The Prayer Room on Broadway for a lively morning of singing and stories of new life followed by a lunch at First Southern Bank Community Room for any and all who can join us! Worship and Stories of New Life! Have you or someone in your simple church experienced new life in Christ this past year?  Have they experienced a fresh start as a result of… Read More »Network Easter Gathering – April 1

Christmas Gathering Dec. 17

This year, we will return to downtown Lexington for a network wide Christmas celebration! Join us for an evening of fellowship and worship through Christmas songs and carols! In addition, we will join with friends from Bridges International! Bridges is a ministry to international students and families in the area.  Many international students come to the US with a desire to meet Americans and learn about Christianity but unfortunately never enter the home of a Christian while here.  Bridges International hopes seeks to give opportunities for Christians to build relationships with those visiting our universities.  We hope that this evening will be… Read More »Christmas Gathering Dec. 17

Fall Network Gatherings

Usually in the fall we host a network celebration gathering for all the simple churches to come together. This fall, we are going to do it a bit different… we will have three! The Wheelers would like to welcome everyone throughout this loose knit network of simple churches to join them and friends for food fellowship and prayer on the following Sunday evenings this fall. Sunday, September 28 Sunday, October 19 Sunday, November 9 Eat 6-7 Pray/Worship 7-8 If you have not been before, the Wheelers have a great place in the country for kids of all ages to play,… Read More »Fall Network Gatherings

July 17 – Simple Church Training @ Duerson’s

Simple Church Alliance’s monthly training opportunity! This month we are going to meet at the Duerson’s house!  Please join others from the region interested in leading simple church ministries in their neighborhoods and areas of influence.  We will enjoy some pizza together, fellowship, prayer, and encouragement.  Please bring your questions, praises, and insights to bless others.  In addition, we will be discussing some opportunities that are coming our way in the coming months.  We will look forward to having you join us and please feel free to bring a friend with you.  It is helpful if you can RSVP by… Read More »July 17 – Simple Church Training @ Duerson’s