News from area churches


St. Paul’s 50th anniversary continues this weekend

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Rd., continues the celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding with a two-day celebration this weekend.

On Saturday 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, 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.

Cross-Tithes performing Sunday at Fintville

The Cross-Tithes will present a program of gospel music during the 5 p.m. worship hour Sunday at the Fintville Community Church, off Hwy 62 between Lawrenceburg and Versailles, turn on Shryock’s Ferry Road at Hope Baptist Church. For more information call (502) 320-7924 of (502) 352-9483.

Homecoming celebration Sunday at Peaks Mill

Homecoming will be held Sunday at Peaks Mill Christian Church, Old Peaks Mill Road. There’ll be music from 10-11 a.m., James Bondurant speaking at the 11 o’clock service and a potluck meal following. For more information call Ronnie McKinney, 227-9800.

Baptist Association plans kids festival

A countywide kids festival, sponsored by the Franklin Baptist Association, is set for 4-7 p.m. Saturday 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. 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.

Hall’s works on display in First Methodist

“An Artist’s View of the Civil War” is the current exhibit in Gallery Hall at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., through Sunday, Oct. 14.  The drawings are the work of Jim Hoffmann, Versailles, who works for the state as a graphic artist and is a Civil War re-enactor.

Hoffman portrays Theodore Davis, an artist who sketched battle scenes during the Civil War that were published in newspapers of the day.  He will be reenacting his Theodore Davis character at the 9 a.m. contemporary service at the church on Sunday and will be on hand afterwards for a reception in Gallery Hall.

The exhibit commemorates the 150th year of the Battle of Perryville, a major Civil War battle fought in Kentucky.

Gallery Hall is open Monday through Friday, 9-4:30 and on Sundays morning. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Roy Nance, Minister of Music, 227-7430 or visit the church’s website at

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 the 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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