Please join them for REVIVAL December 6-8 at The Church of God of the Union Assembly, Harlan, KY. Guest speakers will be Rev. Lamar Bond and Rev. Clinton Duke from Dalton, GA. Special music will be provided nightly. Service will be Friday and Saturday night at 7pm, Sunday morning at 10:45 am and Sunday night at 6 pm. Come out and receive the blessings that the Lord has in store for you!
On Saturday, December 7th, the Tri City Empty Stocking Fund will have a Road block fundraiser in Cumberland, held from 10am-2pm. December 9-13, Applications can be filled out at ACCESS Cable on Kingdom Come Drive, from 9am-noon and 1pm-3pm daily for Tri City Empty Stocking Fund boxes.
The Love Project is a project that will provide food, clothing, toys for Christmas, baby items and coats to those in need. The Love Project will be at the Victory Road Christian Academy building on Saturday, December 7th from 8:00am – 5:00pm. First come, first serve. If you have any questions about this event or the Love Project, please contact TheLoveProjectTeam@gmail.com or call Niki Mays directly at 731-335-0894.
The Kentucky Coal Museum will have their Festival of Trees Open House on Saturday, December 7th from 6-8:00pm. There will be decorated Christmas trees on display for all to enjoy, refreshments will be served.
The Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church choir will present a Christmas Cantata, “Emmanuel, Celebrating Heaven’s Child”, on Sunday, December 8 at 4:00pm. Please attend and hear the Christmas message in music. The church is located at 408 Spring Street.
The Rebecca Caudill Public Library will have their Jingle Bell Party on Tuesday, December 10th at 3:30 pm. Santa will be there! Everyone welcome!
Due to Friday’s inclement weather, the annual Tri-cities Christmas Parade was postponed to Tuesday, December 10, 2013, Downtown Cumberland, KY. Lineup is at 4:00 p.m. with the parade starting at 5:00 p.m. Along Hwy 119 at the Red Light and End at the Cumberland Elementary School. No stopping at the Family dollar Store. If you have to pick a child up, you can do this at the end. This year’s parade theme is “A Hillbilly Christmas”. If you are interested in entering a float or participating in the parade, please call Cumberland City Hall at 606-589-2106.
LOCAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULES:
The Cumberland City Council meetings are held each month on the second Tuesday(Dec. 10) at 6:30pm in the Cumberland City Hall. For more information, call 589-2106.
Lynch City Council meetings are held each month on the second Tuesday (Dec. 10) at 5:00pm in the Lynch City Hall Conference Room. For more information, call 848-2873. The Lynch Police Dept. has added an e-mail tip line — all tips will be confidential — The e-mail address is: email@example.com.
The Benham City Council meetings are held each month on the second Thursday(Dec. 12) at 7:00 pm in Benham City Hall. For more information, call 848-5506.
Free food boxes will be given out at Shepherd’s Pantry at 111 Union Street in Clutts at the former U.M.W. Union Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 (every 2nd Wednesday) between 10:00 and 11:30 A.M. You must bring a copy of a utility bill with your 911 address on it and be present. Income guidelines are posted on the door. Please enter off Golf Course Blvd. on the new gravel road. Areas of service Partridge to Putney and Pine Mountain School to State Line ONLY.
The Harlan County Ridge Runners ATV Club, Inc. meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month (Dec. 12, 2013) at 7:00pm at the North Evarts RV Campground. All are welcome to attend. For more information, logon to www.kyoutdoors.org .
Friday December 13th, come and enjoy Cookies and Cocoa with Santa at the Lynch Depot, Lynch, KY, from 6-8:00pm.
Back by popular demand! Christmas in the Village at the Village Center Mall in Harlan, KY. They will present music performed by the Deans. The event will kick off Saturday, Dec. 14th at 2 pm with the Deans signing their CDs. The music will begin at 3 pm. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of Christmas and Southern Gospel music!
The Pine Mountain Settlement School will have their Annual Nativity Play in the PMSS Chapel, Sunday, December 15 at 3:00 & 7:00. Free to the Public. Come and join them for their 100th Christmas Season. For more information call Judy Lewis at 606-558-3586.
The Cumberland Pentecostal Church will host the Tri-City Christmas Celebration Community Christmas Choir on Sunday, December 15th at 7:00pm.
Brooklyn Woods and Friends will hold a concert for “Brooklyn’s Blankets” on Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00 pm at the Betty Howard Coal Miner Memorial Theater in Benham, KY. Admission is 1 new blanket or throw, or money to purchase 1 new blanket. Your selfless donation will help keep area children warm this winter.
The Senior Citizen’s Christmas Pot Luck Dinner will be held on Thursday, December 19th starting at 5:00pm. The Center will furnish the turkey, dressing and drinks. Bring your favorite dish or dessert. Every Welcome. Free to everyone.
Story hour at the Rebecca Caudill Library is held every Tuesday at 1:00pm for toddlers thru pre-school, and 3:30pm for Pre-k thru 2nd graders. For more information call 606-589-2409 or check out their facebook page.
The Senior Citizen Centers offers Gospel Music starting at 6:00 pm every Tuesday evening. They also have Bluegrass, Country and Gospel Music every Thursday evening at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to come and join them. You do not have to be a “senior” to attend, open to all ages. For more information about the Center, call 606-589-2120.
Harlan County Walking Club hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am-11:30am at the Harlan County High School indoor track. New members are always welcome. Membership is free, register at the door. For more information, contact Cecilia Adams, Harlan County Community Education Director at 606-573-4330.
The Job Clubs of Eastern Kentucky will meet weekly with a small group of job seekers and workforce professionals to gain a competitive edge in today’s tough job market. Job clubs are free and help you create a game plan for your job search link with quality employers, improve your interviewing skills, learn self-marketing skills, evaluate, negotiate and land job offers, connect with other job seekers and ease your stress during your job search. The Harlan County Job Club will meet at 1pm on Wednesdays at the Depot in Harlan. New member orientation begins at 12:30. Let Job Clubs lead you in the right direction.
The Recovery Plus Program is held at the Dione Baptist Church every Tuesday evening at 7pm and Sunday mornings at 10am.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY will be held at the Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church fellowship hall each Monday @ 6:15 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a Biblically based 12 step recovery program for anyone with a hurt, hang-up, or addiction. If you need support to stay in recovery or know anyone who needs to be in recovery please attend the meeting. For more info call 589-2608, 589-4738 or 848-2317.
Lynch Church of God has Celebrate Recovery for people who struggle with addictions. They meet on Wednesday Nights from 7 until 8 PM. This ministry is open to everyone in the community. The Lynch Church of God is located at 547 E. Main Street in Lynch. For additional information, please call the church office at (606) 848-2600.
The last Wednesday of each month, there will be a Free Community Dinner held from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at the Cumberland United Methodist Church on Frazier Street. Everyone is invited to attend.
A DAV representative will be at the Hazard VA Outpatient Clinic, located in the ARH Medical Mall, every Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., to assist veterans in filing claims for benefits. Interested veterans should bring military discharge documentation with them. No appointment is necessary. Staff at the Hazard VA Outpatient Clinic are also available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to assist veterans in filling out paperwork for VA healthcare. Interested veterans should bring a copy of their DD-214 with them to expedite their request. If you have questions about VA healthcare, please call 606-436-2350 ext. 7302.
The Rebecca Caudill Library in Downtown Cumberland, has LEGO Mania on the last Tuesday of each month, the next one will be Tuesday, Dec. 31, starting at 5pm. Everyone is invited.
If your church, civic or school organization has something of community interest you’d like mentioned on the air on Community Activities, or Gospel Directory, bring by or mail to 101 Keller Street, Cumberland, KY 40823, or call 606-589-4623 during regular business hours of 8:30am-4:30pm. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.