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.

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 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.

Pigeon Fork plans homecoming

WADDY – Pigeon Fork Baptist Church, Hwy 1472 (Hickory Ridge Road), will celebrate homecoming Sunday, June 24. Former pastor Charlie Boggan will bring the message at the 11 a.m. service. Following a potluck lunch, the Gary Polston Family will sing at 1:30 p.m.

St. Paul continues celebration

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., continues the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding by honoring former pastor, The Rev. Harry Fegan, who served from 1982-85 at the 11 a.m. service Sunday, June 24. A reception will follow the service.

Forks plans car/motorcycle show

Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, Duckers in Woodford County, will hold its annual car/motorcycle show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Registration is from 9 a.m.-noon on the day of the show and the cost is $15 per vehicle. The awards ceremony is at 2. The event features food, drinks, games, cakewalks, silent auctions, door prizes and more. For more information visit

Music camp set for Immanuel

Registration is now underway for the 17th annual Musical Day Camp Production at Immanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Collins Lane. The camp is for children who have competed grades 1-6. The camp is scheduled for July 16-20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily with performances of the production, “Never Give Up,” set for Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22. Camp participants are required to take part in the two productions. The cost is $25/child that includes a T-shirt, fees for two outings, craft supplies and snacks. For registration forms and other information, call the church (223-7601) or email Dr. Naomi Walker,, music/worship pastor. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Vacation Bible School calendar

It’s summer and it’s Vacation Bible School time in our local churches. If you would like to have your VBS listed here, please send the information to Philip Case,, drop it by the newspaper, 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., or mail it in.

>Farmdale Baptist, 5610 US 127 S: June 24-28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The theme is “Space Quest – John 14:6.”

>Evergreen Baptist Church, Evergreen Road at Cardwell Lane: June 25-28. 6-8 p.m. with a meal at 5:30. For more information call 223-8364.

>First Presbyterian Church, 416 W. Main St: June 24-27, 5:30-8 p.m., ages 3 through sixth grade, light supper served. For more call the church office at 502-223-8577.

>North Frankfort Baptist Church, Owenton Road: June 25-29, 6-8 p.m. for ages 4-12. Theme: “Babylon – Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.” Snacks served each night. For more information call 223-3518.

>First Christian Church, 316 Ann St., July 9-13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for children entering grades one through eight. “Seeking God Through Music,” For more information call the church, 223-2346 or visit Download registration form from or register Monday, July 9.

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