Church News in Brief


‘Returning Catholics’ class continues

The next “Returning Catholics” group will meet a 7 p.m. Thursday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Shepherd’s Way off Leestown Road. This is an eight-week informal discussion group that combines questions with community and church teaching in comfortable ways.  If interested, contact Sister Lenore at 223-5041, 1022.

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 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’ CWU focus for Friday

Church Women United presents a human rights celebration, “Embracing Our Oneness,” on Friday, 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.

Fall festival Saturday at Hillcrest Baptist

An old-fashion fall festival will be held Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m., at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 684 Devils Hollow Rd. The event will feature inflatables, a petting zoo, free food, games and prizes. Everyone is welcome.

Greenhill celebrating 121st anniversary

Greenhill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 121st anniversary of its founding during Sunday’s service. Pastor Rodney Bennett, Mayslick Baptist Church will speak at the 11 a.m. service with Pastor Donald Townsend, Polk Memorial Baptist Church speaking at 3 p.m. Former members and friends are invited.

Davis speaking at St. Paul

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., continues the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding with the Bishop Lindsey Davis 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 30h, 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.

‘Motorcycle Tailgate Service’ at Harvieland

Harvieland United Methodist Church, Flat Creek Road, is hosting a “Motorcycle Tailgate Service” at 11 a.m. Sunday. 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.

Baptist Association plans kids festival

A countywide kids festival, sponsored by the Franklin Baptist Association, is set for 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 in the parking lot of the Ash Building, corner of Wilkinson Blvd., and Reilly Road, across from Buffalo Trace. There will be free food, games, horseback rides, crafts, inflatables, prizes and more. Everyone is welcome.

Carman performing

at Grace Fellowship

Carman, a Grammy Award Nominee who has sold more than 10 million records, will be performing at Grace Fellowship, 122 E. Broadway, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Admission is $20 per person (ages 10 and up, no childcare provided) with a love offering also being taken. Call 875-7886 for more information.

In addition to touring the larger cities, Carman is now expanding his tour to smaller cities throughout the U.S. in order to connect with the people who don’t have the opportunity to attend events in the larger cities.

Homecoming is Oct. 7 at Highland Christian

Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 7 at Highland Christian Church, 265 Versailles Road. Maxine Comley will provide music on the organ with Cindy Comley on the piano. Following our service there will be a lunch in fellowship hall. The public is invited. For more information call 875-3100.

The Browders coming to WFCOG revival

West Frankfort Church of God, 1518 Louisville Rd., will host a revival beginning on Sunday, Oct. 7-Oct. 11 featuring “The Browders.” Services for Sunday, Oct. 7 morning worship begin at 11 a.m. with Sunday evening worship at 6.  Monday through Friday services will begin at 7. The public is invite.  For more information contact Richard Wright, 227-3745 or Johnny Smith, 227-7536.

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