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Idling Gets You… Nowhere!

Idling your car, especially during hot or cold weather, seems necessary to keep comfortable.  However, if instead, we turn off the gas, listen to the radio and keep the windows up, we’ll quickly be back to comfort. (Both hybrid & EV cars run off the electrical battery when idled, another reason to get one!) Remember…

Calling All Book Lovers and Puzzle Enthusiasts!

Fantastic additions from your favorite library at Beargrass: We’ve just added a treasure trove of new books, including the latest Caldecott and Newbery Medal winners for kids. Your favorite authors are here too—dive into new releases by John Grisham, Kristin Hannah, Anne Lamott, and Nicholas Sparks. Plus, we’ve curated a special collection of Juneteenth books…

Pedal Power Volunteer Story – From Tragedy to Triumph: A Journey of Healing and Helping

Jimmy was blindsided, while riding his bicycle on a one-way street in downtown Louisville, by a vehicle traveling the wrong way.  Most of his bike was crushed that day, as were many parts of his body.  The accident changed his life forever.  After five years of physical pain, therapy, confusion, disappointment and medical complications, the…

Juneteenth Celebration was “Just powerful all the way around.”

On June 16, 2024, Beargrass held it’s first Juneteenth Celebration in Chalice Hall. Juneteenth commemorates the freedom of enslaved people on June 19, 1865, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln. There is still much to learn and understand about its full significance. Former enslaved were shown a video depicting their…

Spotlight On: Reconciliation Ministry – A Journey Toward Wholeness

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) formally gave birth to our Reconciliation Ministry at its International Convention in 1968, in response to the civil unrest of the times. In 2001, a denominational vision was adopted that included becoming a Pro-Reconciliation / Anti-Racist church. Its mission spoke to a “journey toward wholeness by empowering members of…

VBS 2024 at Beargrass – Welcome to Camp Firelight!

Begins: 6/09/2024 • Ends: 06/13/2024 • Times: 6:30-8:00 pm Summer is here, which means Vacation Bible School (VBS) is just around the corner!! Vacation Bible School will take place June 9-13, 2024 from 6:30-8:00 pm each evening.  Most nights will include an opening gathering, Bible stories, crafts, science, and other activities.  The last night will include a carnival and food…

Driving Change: Exploring the Environmental and Financial Benefits of Electric Vehicles

An open invitation! Come to Room 201, Sunday, June 2nd from 10-11 to hear Sarah Lynn Cunningham, environmental engineer, who also owns an EV, talk about the benefits of owning an EV including the tax credits we can use. This event is the precursor to Green Chalice Ministry’s NEW series: Electrify Everything! About Green Chalice Ministry: Green Chalice educates the congregation about…

Beargrass 101 Brunch, June 2

New to Beargrass? You are invited to join us for an upcoming opportunity to learn more about our church at our next “Beargrass 101 Brunch” on the first Sunday of each month! This free brunch is open to all recent visitors and new members and will take place in between the two morning worship services…

Contest! Name Our Quarterly Publication

Beargrass is getting ready to release a new quarterly publication and we need YOUR HELP giving it a name! The publication will include in-depth, inspirational, and informative articles and interviews written by and about Beargrass. It will be published in addition to the weekly eNewsletter that will continue to focus on upcoming events and activities.…

Farmer’s Market Volunteers Needed!

The Saint Matthews Farmers Market on the campus at Beargrass Christian Church will open for its 18th season on Saturday, May 11 and run every Saturday through September 28, 2024 from 8 am to 12 noon. Bring your family, enjoy the children’s treasure hunt and hot breakfast is available for purchase. Eat healthy and get…

2024-2025 College Scholarships Available

Due Date for Submissions is April 30, 2024 College students and those entering college in the fall are invited to apply for scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic year. Four scholarships are available: the John Keith Knopf Scholarship Award, the R.W. Van Nostrand Memorial Scholarship, the Gladys Wilson Gibson Memorial Scholarship and the Lena Tomlinson Spencer…