Church News in Brief


1st Methodist men set pancake breakfast

First United Methodist Men are hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 on the second floor of the  Wesley Center, 211 Washington St.  Advance tickets are available priced at $3.50 for adults, and $2 for children 12 and younger.  Tickets at the door will be $4 for adults.  Net proceeds will be donated to charitable causes.

Choateville church sets community service

Choateville Christian Church, Devil’s Hollow Road,  is planning a “Praise and Worship Around the Campfire” at the Pavilion behind the church building, for the Choateville community beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21.  We would like to invite the Choateville community to come and fellowship and participate with us in this event.  Refreshments will be provided.

Providence planning

Lay Led Revival

Providence Baptist Church, 6265 Georgetown Rd., is having a Lay Led Revival Oct. 21-24. There will be a different evangelist for each service and each is a lay preacher. The evangelists are from all around Kentucky.  Sunday morning service is at 11, Sunday evening service is at 6 PM and Monday through Wednesday services will begin at 6:30.  Boyd Sigler is the music evangelist for all five services.  For additional information, call 875-7771.

Capital City Boys at Calvary Oct. 21

Calvary Baptist Church, in conjunction with Providence and North Fork Baptist Churches, will host the Capital City Boys Quartet in a 6 p.m. concert Sunday, Oct. 21 at Calvary Baptist Church, 36 Schoolhouse Rd. Light snacks will be provided following the concert. The public is invited, and a love offering will be taken.

The Capital City Boys, a local favorite, say their mission is to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ in song to all who will listen. The group is composed of Chris Woodyard, Josh Martin, Kelly Briscoe, Alan Taylor and Danny Hughes.

‘Blessing of

Animals’ service Oct. 21 at HCC

Highland Christian Church, Versailles Road at Lyons Drive, will host a Blessing of Animals service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21 in the yard behind the playground. All leashed or crated pets are welcome. Also bring appropriate supplies to clean up after your pet. For more information call 875-3100 or email

‘Call to Prayer’ is Oct. 31 in rotunda

All churches are invited to unite in participation of  “A Call to Prayer for Our State and Nation” from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Reformation Day, in the Capitol rotunda. For more information contact: Linda Whitaker at 502-548-2885, Sowing to the Nations, Inc., Kentucky Triumphant Reserve, or

Signups underway for Upward Bound

Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., is holding evaluations for its Upward Bound Basketball Program from 6-9 p.m. at Westridge Elementary School on Nov. 5, 6 and 8. Registration for the program is underway now and the cost is $70 per person until Oct. 22. For more information or to register, call the church at 223-8215.

SFPC plans

fall bazaar

South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St., will hold a fall bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 26-27 at the church. Lunch will be served both days, there’ll be a bake sale, raffles and an indoor flea markets.

Sponsored by the South Frankfort Presbyterian Women, all proceeds will go to benefit the community.

Tables available for BCC’s bazaar

Tables are available for the annual Fall Bazaar set for 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Rd. To reserve a table for crafts or commercial items, call Lucy at 227-7171.

The event will feature two raffles, one for a hand-stitched quilt and the other for a cherry Shaker wall clock. Breakfast and lunch will be available, as will home-baked items. There’ll be arts, crafts and more. All proceeds will be used for scholarships and charitable contributions.


Halloween, fall activities

Nightmare On 2nd Street: Camp Pleasant Baptist Church, 830 Shadrick Ferry Road, and Capital Restoration & Automotive Service, 106 W. 2nd St., are sponsoring a haunted house called “Nightmare On 2nd Street” at the restoration service. It will be open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in October from 7 p.m. until close. Regular admission is $7 and express admission is $13. An adult must accompany children under 12. Concessions will be sold. Located at 106 W. 2nd Street.

Trunk-or-Treat: North Benson Baptist Church, 4845 Devils Hollow Rd., will be holding trunk-or-treat from 6-8 p.m. Halloween, Oct. 31. There will be games for kids, a costume contest at 5:30 and candy.

Tailgate Trick or Treat: Questapalooza Church, 2250 Lawrenceburg Rd., is 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28. There will be candy, a bonfire, hot chocolate and supper for a small charge.

Family Fun Night for children through age 11 is planned for Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m., at New Harvest Assembly of God, 3864 US Hwy 127 South. There will be a bonfire, roasted hotdogs, marshmallows, a movie, games, pumpkin decorating, and a hayride.  Costumes are welcome, but no costumes that are scary, demonic, or revealing in nature.

Fall Festival: Bethel Baptist Church, 8200 Owenton Rd., is holding a fall festival from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will feature games for all ages, prizes, face painting, a costume contest and candy. Supper will follow. All is free.

Trunk-or-Treat: First Church of God, 1029 Burlington Lane, will be having a trunk-or-treat at the church on Friday, Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m. There will be free food, an inflatable, candy, and Ronald McDonald will be here.  The event is open to everyone.

Fall Festival: Crestwood Baptist, 1006 E. Main St., will be having a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 27, 1-5 p.m. There will be inflatable games, horse-drawn wagon rides, carnival games and food. The New Harmony Praise Team will be providing entertainment during the event. There is no charge for this event.

Fall Festival: Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes St., will have a fall festival from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in the church parking lot.

Trunk-or-Treat: St. John Baptist Church, 1775 St. John Road, will have trunk-or-treat from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Fall Extravaganza: Farmdale Baptist Church, 5610 U.S. 127 South, will hold its Fall Extravaganza on Friday, Nov. 2.  Games for the children will run from 6-7 p.m.  Soup, hotdogs, and drinks will be served during that time.  At 7:30, there will be a costume contest (no scary costumes, please) and the awarding of door prizes and candy.

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