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.


Church Women United

Helen Happy, Sally Taylor and Carol Rawlings, from left to right, show the awards they received at the Church Women United’s May Friendship Day. In the background is Linda Axon, president of Church Women United of Franklin County.


Church Women United

Betty Sayre of First United Methodist Church speaks with Russ Hatter, the guest speaker at Church Women United’s May Friendship Day Celebration held at First United Methodist Church.


West Frankfort Church of God

Larry Shifflet, left, a member of the West Frankfort Church of God presents a plaque to Pastor Wade Hughes, right, commemorating his 33 years as pastor of the church while church member Lloyd Arnold applauds Sunday, May 20.


West Frankfort Church of God

Local gospel group Crosstithes performed to a full house at West Frankfort Church of God Sunday night, May 20. The band plays traditional gospel songs as well as their own compositions. Band members from left to right are Danny Duvall, David Brantley, Mike Settles and Lloyd Arnold.


St. Paul UMC starting contemporary service

The 9th Hour Contemporary Worship Experience at St. Paul United Methodist Church will begin on Sunday, June 3 at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  

Pastor Elvyn Hamilton invites everyone to join in fellowship with doughnuts, coffee and juice at 8:45 a.m.  

The church is located at 1800 Louisville Road just before the Game Farm. Dress casually. Childcare will be provided.  

Any questions may be directed to (502) 223-5605 or


Solid Rock Church starting services

The Solid Rock Christian Church, a non-denominational/independent Christian Church has found a temporary home in the Capital Plaza Hotel, 405 Wilkinson Blvd.

The church has a core group of about 25 people and will hold its first weekly morning service on Sunday, June 3. The doors to the Kentucky Room of the Capital Plaza Hotel will open at 9:15 a.m. for refreshments and fellowship with the service beginning at 9:50 a.m. and ending at 11 a.m. 

A children’s worship service will begin the following week. 

For more information on Solid Rock Christian Church, contact Robert L. Hutcherson at (502) 803-5538 or by email at


Highland planning benefit rummage sale

A rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, June 1 at Highland Christian Church, Versailles Road at Lyons Drive. All proceeds benefit tornado victims in eastern Kentucky.

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