The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

February 22, 2013

St. Joseph’s Washburn to speak at Wednesday Lenten lunch

BEREA — BEREA — Flora Washburn, chaplain and mission leader with St. Joseph-Berea hospital will be at the podium for the Wednesday, Feb. 27, installment of the Lenten Luncheon Series at the Berea United Methodist Church.

The luncheon begins at Noon in the Parish House, 101 Fee Street, with a brief program including special music. Following the program, a light lunch will be provided. Those attending should be able to see the program, enjoy a meal, and return to work within 45 minutes; the event ends around 12:45 P.M. Reservations are not necessary; simply come and join in the spirit of community and in celebration of the season of Lent. The theme for 2013 is “Where Love and Mercy Meet.”

A native of California, Washburn and her husband came to Kentucky in 2005. Soon afterward, she began working as a chaplain for Saint Joseph in Lexington. In 2008, she was asked to come to Berea to fill the role of mission leader and chaplain for Saint Joseph-Berea Hospital. Washburn attended The King’s Seminary in southern California.

Flora and her husband, Steve, live in Richmond where she is a member of the Vineyard Community Church.

Other speakers in the series include: Marvin Farmer, businessman and former city council, March 6; Tim and Ruth Walker will speak and sing March 13; Warren May, local dulcimer maker and businessman, speaks March 20; Dr. Sarah Little of St. Joseph Berea Family Medicine is the final speaker March 27.

The church is located at the corner of Chestnut and Fee Streets in Berea. For more information, or for transportation, please call the church office at 986-3485.

1
Text Only
Lifestyles & Community
  • 8-2 Quilt Extravaganza 1.jpg Quilting stitches history, friendships together

    Within the first two hours of the 10th annual Quilt Extravaganza at Berea Community School, more than 200 people had already signed the guestbook.

    Colorful displays of quilt collections lined the school’s gymnasium.

    August 1, 2014 6 Photos

  • Bee on the lookout as beekeepers convene

    Summer vacation season is in full swing, and I had the pleasure of spending the last week and a half filling in at the Farm Store while the store manager, Bethany Pratt, got a welcome respite soaking up the beauty of Ireland.

    July 30, 2014

  • Amanda-Sears-c.jpg Cicada-killer wasps are here

    The extension office has received numerous phone calls over the past couple of weeks about large wasps hovering in yards all over the county.
    This insect is called the cicada killer, and despite its aggressive name, it is not something to be scared of.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brandon-Sears-c.jpg Converting from year-round calving to a controlled breeding season

    Maintaining a controlled breeding and calving season can be one of the most important management tools for cow-calf producers.
    Uniform, heavier and more valuable calves are key reasons to keep the breeding season short.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 Nostalgia-Glenmore.jpg Paper boys learned life, business lessons

    I often flash back to the days from the mid to late 1930s when I was a paper boy.
    There were 10 or 12 of us who rolled out of bed at 5 a.m. every day, jumped on our bicycles and headed downtown to the Glyndon Hotel and picked up our papers for delivery.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick-Ham.jpg Here’s why teachers aren’t paid enough

    The following were included in last year’s exams and were answered by 16-year-old high school students. The answers are genuine, and we must remember that these youngsters will grow up to vote, marry and become parents. It’s a scary thought.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-24 4-H Entries 1.jpg 4-H exhibits are family affair for the Houstons

    Five children from the same family were the first to bring their 4-H exhibits Wednesday to the Madison County Fairgrounds.

    July 24, 2014 5 Photos

  • 7-22 Band Camp 1.jpg Band students ‛take over’ MCHS campus

    The Madison Central High School campus has been “taken over” for two weeks by 170 students attending band camp.

    July 21, 2014 6 Photos

  • Dr-Jack-Rutherford.jpg Warning labels needed on energy drinks

    The popularity of energy drinks has soared since they entered the marketplace, but at least one consumer group wants the FDA to order warnings on product labels.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donna-Moberly.jpg Full Gospel ‛Back to School Bash’ is Aug. 2

    Hello everyone.
    I guess everyone is asking, “How much rain did we get?”

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo