There was a Concealed Carry Deadly Weapon (CCDW) class on Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Byron Richardson, with the Lebanon Police Department, will be the instructor of the class. The class was 7 hours long (6 hours class time plus 1 hour of range time). It was held at the Lebanon Police Department. Sixteen people participated in the class. Posted by David England:“A great time was had by one and all last night (April 15, 2018 ) at the March Gladness celebration conclusion at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church! The music was excellent, the fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ across the “hill” was great, the deserts were perfect, and the butterscotch pie was to die for. It was good to see so many friends that you know there. Bro. Jones took the pie in the face graciously and it was a night to remember.There is some talk about returning the favor in a month and sponsoring a “thank you” desert meal for them. Stay tuned!”The “Golden Days” Group met with a potluck meal on April 12, 2018 at 12 noon in the church fellowship hall. A special guest, Michael Dennison, led the group in fun activities. This is always one of the favorite times together. Everyone 60 and older are invited to attend these bimonthly meetings. We extend our Christian love and sympathy to the family of James Livers upon his death on March 29, 2018 at the age of 94.The AWANA group presented a special program at the close of the Worship Service on April 1, 2018. Click to view.Easter Sunrise Service was on April 1, 2018 at 7:00 A.M. Everyone met in the church Sanctuary before walking together to the cemetary.The annual Easter Egg Hunt was on Wednesday, March 28th at 6 P.M. The children and adults enjoyed sandwiches, snacks, and finger foods and a time of fellowship. Kids hunted eggs and heard the story of Easter. We extend our Christian love and sympathy to the family of David Sapp upon his death.We extend our Christian love and sympathy to the family of Joseph Ann “Jo Ann” Spalding on March 26, 2018 at the age of 83. She was the mother-in-law of Dreama Helm Spalding.We extend our Christian love and sympathy to the family of Carroll Kirkland upon his death on March 18, 2018. He was the brother of Shirley Farmer.We extend our Christian love and sympathy to the family of Marguerite Sallee upon her death on March 14, 2018 at the age of 94. She was the grandmother of Beth Veatch.Bro. Billy and Dr. James Jones of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (the Philistines), agreed to a March Gladness Sunday School Attendance Tournament that took place in the month of March! The tournament was played on the Sundays of March 11th, 18th, 25th, and April 1st. The two churches competed with Sunday School outreach and contacts that was scored and tabulated. Each class had their score cards tabulated each Sunday morning on an official score card. Each contact made that week was worth 2 points, and a visitor that is invited to Sunday School and came to the class on one or more of these three Sundays—was worth 3 points each!The winning church will be treated to a desert meal served to them by the opposing church on April 15, 2018. The opposing church’s pastor will also get a pie in the face! All the tabulation is being done to see which church as won the tournament. The event was lots of fun! It was a fun way to get folks to Sunday School to feast on the Word. The 4th Annual Couples Retreat took place on March 9-10, 2018 at Barren River Lake. It was a great time of fun and fellowship! There was an evening session on Friday night and two sessions on Saturday morning. Bro. Billy and Sue Ann led the group in this time of celebrating marriage. The following attended the event: Mark and Kelly Carney, Nick and Rhonda Cobb, Bro. Billy and Sue Ann Compton, David and Lori England, Mckenzie Hardin, Cynthia Tungate Burnett, Rob and Stephanie Keeling, Steven and Shannon Lee, Steve and Carolyn Morris, Mark and Latricia Speer, Josh and Jessica Veatch, William and Robin Watson, Tony and Michelle Yocum.During the month of February 2018, the G.A's and the Golden Days Group collected items for the Hope Pregnancy Center in Taylor County. Thank you to all who donated!Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of David Groseclose upon his death on February 27, 2018. Details are pending. He was the father of Melissa Skaggs (Bro. Steve and Shirley’s daughter-in-law).The Rev. Billy Graham, the Christian evangelist whose worldwide crusades and role as adviser to decades of U.S. presidents made him one of the best known religious figures of his time, died Wednesday (February 21, 2018) at age 99 at his home in Montreat, N.C,On February 18, 2018 during the Morning Worship Service, Erin Cox announced her resignation as Minister of Youth to be effective the end of the month. The youth had their Annual Valentine Meal after the Morning Worship Service on February 11, 2018. The meal was free but donations ($614.02) were accepted to go towards the youth fund. The “Golden Days” Group met on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at noon in the church fellowship hall. They began with a potluck meal and the meat was furnished by the church. After the meal they played Bingo and prizes were given as supplied by the attendees. The group, in a joint effort with the GAs, collected needed items for the Hope Pregnancy Center in Taylor County throughout the month of February. Lindsey McCullough, Kaitlin McCullough, and Cynthia Tungate Burnett made public their decision to move their membership to Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church during the Morning Worship service on February 4, 2018. We welcome them to our church family!