New Proud Sponsor: Cadiz Baptist Sunday School Class (Bro. Joe Powell, Teacher)

IMG_0661The Cadiz Baptist Sunday School Class, taught by Bro. Joe Powell, is proud to be a supporter of The Way and we are so thankful it is.  In addition to their generous gift to be a sponsor, they have been a financial partner with The Way for several years; in addition to providing a Friday Evening meal (pizza, sub sandwiches, desserts, etc.) for students every 3rd Month.  Every member of this class has been a supporter of The Way in some capacity; including all involved in fund raising activities.   Joe Powell makes sure the class is kept apprised of The Way’s progress and provides encouragement.  Kathy Payton coordinates the aforementioned Friday meals and her husband, Lyndell makes sure The Way is prayed for regularly. Joe and Judy Bridges made it possible for The Way to have accordion curtains and other items for the new Youth Center.  Winston and Pam Perry donated a week’s labor plus equipment and fuel to totally prepare the building site for the new building.  Ronnie and Debi Bridges will be doing the plumbing at less than cost. Bill and Elizabeth Anderson are business sponsors as well as individual donors. Freddie and Libby Darnall have been the liaison between Cadiz Baptist and The Way during the nearly 3 years we have enjoyed CBC’s hospitality.  Jim Daniels and Mike Wright have done daily devotions sharing the Gospel with students.  Joan Heckmann has worked tirelessly to make yard sales and other fund raisers a success and has supported volunteer efforts as well as shown much patience with her husband’s role at The Way.  The Grays, Freemans, Hills, and Shirley Ingram have been wonderful to donate items and time to the continuance of the ministry.  Cadiz Baptist Church has been a wonderful supporter of The Way and we thank them and especially this Sunday School Class.


Back Row:  Jeff Hill, Mike Wright, Joe Bridges, Ronnie Bridges, Donnie Freeman, Winston Perry,

Middle Row:   Faye Hill, Judy Bridges, Debi Bridges, Becky Freeman, Libby Darnell, Freddie Darnell, Joan Heckmann

Front Row:     John Gray, Bill Anderson, Joe Powell (Teacher), Jim Daniels, Kathy Payton, and Lyndell Payton
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New Proud Sponsor: Cadiz Baptist Sunday School Class (Bro. Loran Wagoner, Teacher)

IMG_0663The Way thanks the Cadiz Baptist Sunday School Class (Bro. Loran Wagoner, Teacher) for being a Proud Sponsor—-in numerous ways since May 2011 when The Way first opened it doors. In addition to the Class’s generosity in being a Sponsor, it also provides Friday Evening meals for students every 3rd month, and has been a monthly financial partner for several years.  Individual members have also contributed starting with Charles Franks, Frank Weer, and Dale Ezell installing the large “The Way” sign at our first location.  Nell Weer serves as “Refreshment Coordinator” for The Way and does a wonderful job of coordinating with Churches to make sure students get nourishment each day. The Cunninghams provide a monthly meal for students and their business is a sponsor.  Betty and JF Ricks have provided invaluable Real Estate guidance.  The Kemps have raised money for The Way through the Ham Festival Car Show each year.  The Wallaces, Powells, Roses, Grigsbys, Ezell’s and others have helped with fund raisers.  Each member of this class has blessed The Way and its students in various ways. The Way is deeply grateful.
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Back Row –JF and Betty Ricks, Charles and Gail Franks, Loran Wagoner, Dillmon and Rebecca Cunningham, and Peggy and Larry Kemp.
Front Row—Clarence and Lela Grigsby, Joann Rose, Penny Wallace, Mildred Ezell, Janice Powell, and Kay Wagoner
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New Proud Sponsor: Pennyrile Home Medical

This Pennyrile Homeis David Chestnut of Pennyrile Home Medical of Cadiz, Hopkinsville and Paducah. He and his wife Diane own the business. It is indeed a family affair with Diane managing the store in Hopkinsville, a son Logan who serves as Inventory Manager, and daughter in law Kelly who serves in accounting. We are so pleased that this organization sponsored The Way at the silver level. David is a sincere believer that people get ahead with hard work. He stated that he started working at 8 years old on a farm and has held 2 jobs most of his life. He contributed to The Way because he believes our youth are tomorrow’s future. His wife used to teach elementary students and she believes today’s youth need to learn good moral traits.

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New Proud Sponsor: Heffington Appraisal Company

Heffington Appraisal

The Way has a proud new gold level sponsor, Mike Heffington of Heffington Appraisal Company Inc. He has been in business for 30 years. He acquired Lake Area Properties Realty Group in 2004. He is this year’s President of The Board of Realtors. The business has two appraisers and 4 realtors. The business address is 45 Fortner Drive in Cadiz, phone 270 522 4207, hours are 8 to 5 weekdays. Mike said “I believe in the Christian principles upon which The Way is based and am grateful that it provides opportunities for our youth.

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New Proud Sponsor: Edna LindHolm Baptist Young Women

EdnaLinholmBYWThe Edna LindHolm Baptist Young Women is a group of ladies from Cadiz Baptist Church that support missions on the local, national, and international level. Throughout the year these ladies raise money to help support these missions.
The Way is such an awesome mission outreach to those in our community. It is great to support missions here at home and share Christ’s love with others. These Baptist Young Women are a valuable sponsor of The Way.

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New Proud Sponsor: Open Door Baptist Church

Open Door Baptist ChurchOne of the newest churches in Trigg County is also one of the newest Proud Sponsors of The Way.

Our thanks go to Open Door Baptist Church for its generosity. Pictured here are pastor Nate Shaver and his wife Rachel holding their sponsor poster in front of The Way’s fundraising “thermometer.”

This young couple has already gotten involved with our ministry. They recently gave a Friday night devotional, and we hope they will return soon to deliver another.

Open Door is an independent Baptist church. It is located at 211 Commerce Street in Cadiz. Sunday services are at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. There’s also a service at 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

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New Proud Sponsor: Quality Home Mortgage

Hiler Choate of Quality Home Mortgage is now a Proud Sponsor of The Way. The company is located at 242 Lakota Drive and has provided home loans since 2005. You can reach them at (270) 522-0700.

Hiler Choate of Quality Home Mortgage is now a Proud Sponsor of The Way. The company is located at 242 Lakota Drive and has provided home loans since 2005. You can reach them at (270) 522-0700.

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New Proud Sponsor: Cadiz Eye Clinic

Dr. Scott SutherlandOur ministry welcomes the Cadiz Eye Clinic as a new Proud Supporter of The Way.

Pictured here is owner Dr. Scott Sutherland and Lillie Sue Bostick.

Dr. Sutherland has been practicing at The Cadiz Eye Clinic for 34 years. For decades, he and his staff have been proud supporters of Trigg County youth. He has served various roles at the Cadiz Rotary Club, also a big supporter of our ministry.

He and his staff are excited to see our new youth center become a reality and serve the youth of this community, many of whom are not served by other entities in this area.

The Cadiz Eye Clinic is located at 304 Main St. It’s open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is closed each day for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. To make an appointment, call (270) 522-3263.

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New Proud Sponsor: Flowers By Jess

Flowers By JessFlowers By Jess is a new Proud Sponsor of The Way. Shown here holding the supporter poster is Vickie Ezell, who has owned and operated the business with husband Jess since March 1975.

The florist has gift items for all occasions. These include fresh and silk green plants, blooming plants, chimes, pictures and wall decorations.

“We support The Way because we see the good they do for the young people,” says Vickie. “If we don’t offer them a positive place to be, they will find someplace themselves.”

Flowers By Jess is located at 2095 Old Canton Pike (Highway 272) in Cadiz. You can reach them at (270) 522-3719.

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New Proud Sponsor: Back To Back

Back to BackBack to Back Inc. is the latest Proud Sponsor of The Way. Pictured here are Chairman Brent Gilkey with Margaret Moody, a board member of The Way.

Back to Back Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2005 by Brice Long and his wife. Brice is a popular country singer/songwriter from Hopkinsville. Back to Back’s mission is to meet the needs of families in Christian and Trigg counties, primarily during the holiday season.

Brice formed Back to Back intending to give back to the community that had supported him so much throughout his career. The Back to Back Foundation provides clothing, shoes, food, household items, beds, school supplies and toys to families that are in need during the holidays.

The organization also makes substantial donations to various

Since its inception, the foundation has helped more than 200 families and raised over $320,000.

Its primary fundraiser is the annual Brice Long & Friends Concert, which last year raised $54,308.50 for those in need.

This year’s concert will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville.  Tickets are $10 apiece.  For more information about the concert or how you can donate, visit

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Who We Are

Welcome to The Way.

We offer the youth of Trigg County a shelter from the storms of life. We provide a safe, disciplined environment where they can play games, enjoy refreshments and hang out with friends.

And most of all, we show them the love of Christ.

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Upcoming Events

The Way Christian Youth Center will be holding a series of monthly seminars on topics of vital importance to students and parents.  These seminars will take place on Friday evenings from 6:00 -7:00 PM.  All other activities at The Way will be cancelled during and after the seminar.

“Sexual Purity Outside Marriage” by Alpha Alterative — November 17th
“Relationships Between Men And Women” –Tim Palmer Murray State University Wesley Foundation Director —January 26th.
“Prevention Of Drug Abuse” by Law Enforcement (February)
“Sources For Help With Drug Addiction”  (March)