Church News in Brief


WFCOG ladies plans bake sale

West Frankfort Church of God Ladies Ministry will hold a bake sale Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at Wal-Mart. The sale features fresh and homemade baked goods. For more information, please contact Theresa Arnold @ 502-226-3755.

Coleman speaking at St. Paul

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., continues the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding with the church’s first pastor, The Rev. Edward C. (Buddy) Coleman who served from 1962-68 speaking at the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. A reception will follow the service.

Then the community is invited to join in the culmination of the 50-year anniversary celebration on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29-30.

On the 29th there will be games for all ages, inflatable bouncers for the children, face painting and music. A barbeque dinner will be served at 4 p.m., followed by live gospel music featuring The Polston Family from 5-7.

Then on Sunday the 29th, fellowship will begin at 9 a.m. for reunion time. A special worship service will begin at 10:30 led by Frankfort District Superintendent Rev. Jean Hawxhurst, with a reception to follow.

Coffee speaking about ‘A Windmill for Frankfort’

“A Windmill on Fort Hill” will be the subject of a talk by Don Coffey at the Unitarian Universalist Community of Frankfort, 459 W. Main St., at 10:45 a.m.  Sunday.

Coffey is an advocate for the power-generating and symbolic value of a windmill to be placed on Fort Hill overlooking the city of Frankfort. The service will focus on environmental concerns and the care of the planet, in keeping with the UU principle of the interdependent web of all existence, of which humanity is a part. 

Coffey previously served in both federal and state governments in various capacities, including intelligence analysis, policy and budget, program evaluation, indigent health care and health-care reform. Since retiring he has written several stage plays and a biography of artist Paul Sawyier.

The public is invited to the service, and refreshments will be served during a discussion period after the talk.

Wells speaking at WIGS meeting

Barbara Wells will be the guest speaker at the next Women in God’s Service Ministry (WIGS) meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m., at 649 Charity Court.  This event is open to all women at no cost with food provided, but donations are accepted. Visit for more information.

‘Embracing Our Oneness’ CCU focus for Sept. 21

Church Women United presents a human rights celebration, “Embracing Our Oneness,” on Friday, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, 121 East Todd St.

Maria Foster Bush will receive CWU’s Human Rights Award. Lane Lewis will be accepting a donation for the Thorn Hill Education Center. Refreshments will follow.  Everyone is invited to attend.

‘Motorcycle Tailgate Service’ at Harvieland

Harvieland United Methodist Church, Flat Creek Road, is hosting a “Motorcycle Tailgate Service” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Everyone is welcome and is requested to bring a dish for the “potluck lunch” that will be held following the morning service.

“South of Heaven Ministries” will provide music. For more information, contact Pastor Dale Wethington, 227-3485.

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