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House Church For Beginners Breakfast – April 22

House Church For Beginners Breakfast Saturday, April 22, 9am, First Southern National Bank, Lexington, KY (3060 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, KY 40503) We are excited to host a breakfast for anyone interested in learning more about house church.  Over the past 12 years, we have been blessed to help others walk with Jesus and experience simple expressions of The Church.  While not perfect, we are continually encouraged by what we are seeing and we would like to invite you to a special breakfast to learn more! At this breakfast you will: 1. Discover New Testament house church principles. 2. Learn about… Read More »House Church For Beginners Breakfast – April 22

Join us for Coffee and Music with Zach Winters, Turtledoves, and Dana Vogel – July 22

Karla and I would like to you to join us for a special evening of music with Zach Winters, Turtledoves, and our friend Dana Vogel. I learned of Zach Winters several years ago when he was touring with Josh Garrels, another artist that Karla and I have enjoyed. We immediately became fans of Zach after hearing his songs which reflect both the beauty and truth of God. While we spent months in the hospital with our daughter Wylie, Zach’s album Love is a Garden really encouraged us during a difficult season of life. His song Give Thanks (below) was my… Read More »Join us for Coffee and Music with Zach Winters, Turtledoves, and Dana Vogel – July 22

Creation / Evolution Discussion with Dr. Sarfati on March 30

Is Evolution Important? Is there really a case to be made against it? As with many topics, the world has declared the debate over and the science settled. But is that really the case? Simple Church is sponsoring Dr. Jonathan Sarfati from Creation Ministries International for a talk on Wednesday, March 30. Dr. Sarfati will be speaking on “Design, Deluge & Dilemma”. Come and hear Dr Sarfati expose the bankruptcy of the evolutionary myth.  You’ll be amazed to see how weak the scientific evidence for evolution is. This talk is child friendly so don’t hesitate to bring children and invite… Read More »Creation / Evolution Discussion with Dr. Sarfati on March 30

April 9 Simple Church Training

Simple Church Alliance’s monthly training opportunity! Each month, we invite you to join a growing group of people leading simple churches as well as those preparing to lead simple church ministries for a time of fellowship, encouragement and training!  Each month we will discuss issues related to simple church ministry and offer an opportunity for you to share struggles, questions, and even victories from the journey.   This Month: Preparing for Easter On April 9, Join us as we prepare for Easter.  We will discuss the upcoming 24-hour prayer time between Good Friday and Easter as well as the Celebration… Read More »April 9 Simple Church Training

“Spring Fever!” Sunday March 2nd!

Do you have spring fever?  If so, join together with simple church friends and family across the network and beyond for a few hours of games, crafts, snacks, and fun!  You don’t need to bring anything but your energy.  Who knows exactly what we will get into?  Basketball? Kickball? Dodge-ball? Volleyball? Board games?  We will have the gym and dinning room reserved at First Alliance (2201 Old Higbee Mill Road, Lexington, KY) for all of us to come together and burn off some energy and fellowship with one another!  Hope you can come and bring a friend!  If possible, please… Read More »“Spring Fever!” Sunday March 2nd!

Summer Celebration – This Saturday!

Simple Church Celebration This SATURDAY Hey folks! Just a quick reminder that this Saturday the Simple Church Alliance will host a “summer celebration” gathering! Saturday, June 22 Bluegrass Christian Camp 7463 Athens Boonesboro Road 5pm- ??? We look forward to enjoying a relaxing and fun evening celebrating Jesus together with others involved in simple churches from around the region.  Here are a few reminders for our time together: FOOD It will be a potluck.  Simple Church Alliance will provide drinks, plates, napkins, and eating utensils.  Please coordinate with your simple church food so that there is enough entrée’s, side items,… Read More »Summer Celebration – This Saturday!

Women need other women!  Around here we don’t gather at communal water wells or shared clothes lines.  So, we’re creating space.  We’re making time for being together in the form of a retreat.  We need it and it will be good.  Sue Clark has invited Simple Church ladies and their friends for a day at her farm.  Lunch will be provided.  We will start at 10Am and end by 5pm.  Teaching, singing, small group prayer, communion and an extended personal reflection time are all scheduled.  Please email Karla Duerson ( to make your reservation and receive your retreat e-packet with… Read More »

May Simple Church Training (New Location)

This month our “simple church training” will have a different feel as we move our site out to the Wheeler’s new farm in Nicholasville (6-8PM)!  Come and join others leading simple church ministries (or in the process of starting) for a refreshing time of fellowship and worship around the fire.  We will also view and discuss a short video that gives and overview of simple church leadership as well.  If you have never joined us for a “second Wednesday of the month” this would be a great time to start and bring a friend as you will learn will get… Read More »May Simple Church Training (New Location)

Easter Celebration Gathering – This Sunday!

This Easter Sunday (5pm @ FAC Gym, located at 2201 Old Higbee Mill Road in Lexington), we will celebrate the new life Christ makes possible through His that conquered death once and for all.  Join us as we hear testimonies from those in the simple church alliance of how the Risen Savior has personally and radically changed their life.  At the Easter Celebration Gathering, we will enjoy a time of worship, fellowship and a communion meal together as well.  We hope that you can join us and bring your friends and family.  This is a great opportunity to meet others… Read More »Easter Celebration Gathering – This Sunday!