Submissions from area churches are increasing as you see here in today’s edition. If your church would like to share news of an activity with the community, the information on how to submit is here.
Pictures need to be at least 180 dpi or larger with some description of the event and the names of the people in the picture, the name of the church and its location. Action pictures are better than just folks standing in a line, but we’ll accept either.
You can send your picture or pictures to Philip Case through the mail at %The State Journal, P.O. Box 368, Frankfort, KY 40602; bring it/them through the door at 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., next to the Post Office or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a question call Case at 227-4556 (ext. 258) or e-mail him. We would love to have submissions from your church.
Members of the Greenhill Missionary Baptist Church Voices of Hope performed during morning and afternoon worship services at Men’s Day on Sunday, April 29. Pictured from left are: Sam Lofton, Dominic Norris, Michael Thomas, Pastor Mikel Robinson, Donovan Norris and Pastor Gene Norris.
The Disciple Ringers handbell choir of First Christian Church, 316 Ann St., participated in the Handbell Musicians of America, Area 5 Spring Festival. The annual Festival was held on April 13-14 in Louisville.
This is the eighth year that the Disciple Ringers have attended the Festival that is held in states that make up Area 5. The group participated in educational classes that included bell techniques and sight reading new music. Rehearsals were held Friday night and all day Saturday, culminating in a massed concert that included all 425 ringers that attended the Festival.
Pictured above are the First Christian Church Disciple Ringers that attended the Handbell Musicians of America Festival. From left, they are Kim Cowherd, Jennifer Estill, Leslie Stamper, Tiffany Keiffer, John Opsata, Sandy Altom and Sue Wood.
A style show featuring fashions from Nitro, the women’s clothing store on Main Street, was held at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 17. The style show is a fundraiser for the United Methodist Women. Pictured here is Betty Ramey modeling a hat.
Frankfort Mayor Gippy Graham, center, spoke at the men’s breakfast held Sunday, April 1 at Highland Christian Church. With him are the minister, Dr. Scott Rollins, left, and longtime HCC member Carl Mitchell. Graham spoke about issues in the Frankfort community. The men’s breakfast is held on the first Sunday of each month during the fall and winter.
Several children participated in an Easter drama entitled “It’s All Because of Jesus!” on April 1 at Farmdale Baptist Church, 5610 U.S. 127 South. Pictured on rows from left are, back row: Haddon Weaver, Hallie Smith and Hannah Weaver. Third row: Taylor Dudley, Isaac Weaver and Lenin Neace. Second row: Riley Sullivan, Regan Dudley and Josh Downey. Front row: Lydia Weaver, Jonathan Weaver and Austin Gould. (Photo courtesy of Alyson Merrell Photography)