News from Area Churches


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.

Also, we would like to have brief items about upcoming special events at your church or that your church is sponsoring other than regulars services.

You can send your news items, 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 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.


Carol Rawlings and Jim True

Carol Rawlings, treasurer of Church Women United of Franklin County, presents a check for $247 to Food Pantry volunteer Jim True.  The money came from a collection taken at CWU’s “In Prayer for Home and Abroad” celebration that was held March 3 at First Presbyterian Church. (photo submitted)



NFBC sponsoring Classic car cruise-in

North Frankfort Baptist Church is sponsoring a Classic Car Cruise-In from 6-9 p.m. Friday in the parking lot  at Hardee’s, Schenkel Lane.  All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. The event will feature DJ Rick Johnson, food, door prizes, a cakewalk and auction.


‘Hot fish’ Friday at Good Shepherd

The Knights of Columbus next “hot fish” dinner at Good Shepherd Catholic Church is from 5-8 p.m. Friday in the Parish Life Center, 72 Shepherd Way off Leestown Road. Proceeds will benefit K of C charities in this area. The menu features baked or fried Icelandic cod with baked potato or French fries, cole slaw, and hush puppies. 


Fintville church slates homecoming

Fintville Community Church, 1832 Shryock Ferry Rd., will hold homecoming on Saturday. Gospel music begins at 1 p.m. with South of Heaven followed by New Vision Gospel Singers and others. The public is invited to bring a potluck dish or just come for fellowship, food and music. The road is between Lawrenceburg and Versailles off Hwy 62.


Hatton speaking at St. Paul on Sunday

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., continues the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding with former pastor Rev. Don Hatton (1985-91) speaking at the 11  a.m. service on Sunday. A reception follows the service.


Forks of Elkhorn homecoming Sunday

MIDWAY – Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 495 Duckers Rd., will celebrate its 224th Homecoming at both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. Rev. Roy Carlton will be bringing the message.  At  6 p.m. there will be a concert by “Redemption.”

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