Inter Faith Community Thanksgiving

Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Dinner

Presented by Interfaith Paths to Peace in partnership with

Crescent Hill Baptist Church, River Road Mosque & Temple Shalom

 

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Crescent Hill Baptist Church

2800 Frankfort Ave. | Louisville, KY 40206

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Join us for an evening of interfaith dialogue and understanding. 

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, members of Louisville's Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and Baha'i communities will offer prayers from their respective faith traditions.  Following the interfaith service, everyone will gather to share a vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner featuring foods from various cultures.  
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$15 per person | Registration required

Go to http://www.paths2peace.org/v-thanksgiving-dinner.html to register.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Habitat for Humanity of Metro Louisville.

Bringing people together. Constructing Homes. Building Hope.

Grieving the Death of Sasher Thaw

Our family of faith is grieving the death of Sasher Thaw. This five-year-old Karen girl was recently resettled in the United States. She died in a tragic accident Thursday evening. Although neither she nor her immediate family regularly gather with us at CHBC, our special relationship with the Karen community in Louisville makes them all a part of the CHBC community.

Visitation will be held in the CHBC Chapel on Monday, June 27, from 4pm - 9pm. The funeral service will take place at 10am on Tuesday, June 28, in the Chapel

If you would like to help cover the funeral costs and support the family during this difficult time, you can do so by making contributions and noting the gift is for the "Sasher Thaw Fund." Cash and check donations can be delivered to the church (2800 Frankfort Ave. Louisville, KY 40206). Or, you can contribute online at: http://chbcky.org/donate/

Vacation Bible School

Surf’s Up! This summer we will be “catching the wave of God’s amazing love.” Students who have completed gradesK– 5 can join us June 13-17 from 9:00AM-12:00PM. To register, pick up a form on Sunday morning or emailandrea@chbcky.org.

Gospel Mass

The Chancel Choir will present Robert Ray's GOSPEL MASS in worship on Sunday, June 5. Gregory Rahming will be with us along with the Benji Simmons Trio (drums, guitar, and bass guitar, with piano). We will hear music in a variety of styles including: gospel, pop, jazz, and lyrical. As is our custom on the first Sunday of the month, we will also gather around the Lord's table for Holy Communion.

How Can I Keep From Singing

Darrell Adams' recording of "How Can I Keep From Singing" by Robert Lowry. Recorded in the Crescent Hill Baptist Church Sanctuary. Recorded March 7, 2016.

Ash Wednesday

Remember, you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Repent, and believe the Good News.

Ash Wednesday service, 6:15 at Crescent Hill Baptist Church and if you are in the Crescent Hill area, you can receive ashes at the Comfy Cow on Frankfort Ave.

Empower West Louisville

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Empower West Louisville is asking all citizens to read the book, The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward Baptist during Black History Month. On Monday, February 29th public reflection and conversation.

Spaces are limited. To make a reservation go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-half-has-never-been-told-citywide-book-club-event-with-author-edward-e-baptist-tickets-21284325992.

 

Americans tend to cast slavery as a pre-modern institution—the nation’s original sin, perhaps, but isolated in time and divorced from America’s later success. But to do so robs the millions who suffered in bondage of their full legacy.

As historian Edward Baptist reveals in The Half Has Never Been Told, the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. In the span of a single lifetime, the South grew from a narrow coastal strip of worn-out tobacco plantations to a continental cotton empire, and the United States grew into a modern, industrial, and capitalist economy. Until the Civil War, Baptist explains, the most important American economic innovations were ways to make slavery ever more profitable. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from enslaved African Americans. Thus the United States seized control of the world market for cotton, the key raw material of the Industrial Revolution, and became a wealthy nation with global influence.

Told through intimate slave narratives, plantation records, newspapers, and the words of politicians, entrepreneurs, and escaped slaves, The Half Has Never Been Told offers a radical new interpretation of American history. It forces readers to reckon with the violence at the root of American supremacy, but also with the survival and resistance that brought about slavery’s end—and created a culture that sustains America’s deepest dreams of freedom.

--Book description taken from Amazon.com

Tribute Concert for Mike Tunnell

The tribute concert for Mike Tunnell will be Feb. 21st 3:00 pm at Crescent Hill Baptist Church 2800 Frankfort Ave. Louisville Ky. The bands that will perform will be President Lincoln’s Own Band (PLOB), Derby City Brass Band, and Kentucky Baroque Trumpets (KBT). No admission!! KBT and PLOB will accept donations towards Friedemann Immer 's plane fare and towards the cost of their two CDs. We will have CDs and videos at the concert. We do accept checks. This will be a very moving concert!!

Divorce Recovery Workshop

If you are considering divorce, going through it now, or rebuilding your life afterward, the group invites you to its 35th annual Divorce Recovery Workshop on February 14, 21, 28, and March 6, 2016, from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. All four programs will be free and open to the public.

For more information and to register, go to http://www.divorcerecoverylouisville.org/.