Church News in Brief


New study begins at Immanuel Baptist

Dr. Chuck Queen, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, will begin a video based study/discussion titled “Living the Questions 2.0: An Introduction to Progressive Christianity” Wednesday in the church’s Fellowship Hall from 6:40-7:30 p.m.

The study consists of seven sessions and includes the following themes: (1) An Invitation to Journey (2) Taking the Bible Seriously (3) Thinking Theologically (4) Stories of Creation (5) Lives of Jesus (6) A Passion for Christ: Paul (7) Out Into the World: Challenges Facing Progressive Christians.

The series features more than 30 acclaimed scholars, theologians, and ministers including Walter Brueggemann, Marcus Borg, James Forbes, Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass, and more.

The video presentations are about 21 minutes each. Queen will present a brief introduction to each session and then the class will interact with the video material and Queen will respond to questions raised.

Call Queen at 223-7601 for more information. The series is free and open to the public. The church is at 1075 Collins Lane.

First Christian’s bazaar is Wednesday

First Christian Church, 316 Ann St., is having its annual Christian Women’s Ministries Bazaar and Chili Luncheon on Wednesday. The bazaar is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. with crafts, gourmet food table, antiques and collectibles, Diva’s boutique, Christmas corner, upscale yard sale, and more.

The chili luncheon is 11-1:30 and tickets are $6 each. Carry-out is available for the luncheon. Tickets for the quilt raffle are $1 each and can be purchased up until the time of the drawing at 7 p.m. the day of the bazaar. You don’t have to be present to win.

All proceeds from the CWM Bazaar and Chili Luncheon will go toward love gifts for students, donations to community agencies, and for service projects. For more information, contact the church office at 223-2346.

Bridgeport’s bazaar set for Saturday

The annual Fall Bazaar at Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Rd, is Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

The event, sponsored by the Helping Hands Circle, 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.

Blessing of Animals Saturday at FUMC

“Blessing of the Animals,” an exhibit featuring artwork from local artists and church members, is on display in Gallery Hall at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., through Sunday, Nov. 18. 

In conjunction with Downtown Frankfort’s Candlelight Tour, a “blessing of the animals” service will be conducted by Rev. Wayne Sayre in the churchyard on Saturday at noon.  Participants are invited to bring their animals on leashes or in cages.

Gallery Hall is open Monday through Friday, 9-4:30 and on Sundays during morning church services.  The exhibition 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

CCCC plans ‘mobile lock-in’

An area-wide student “mobile lock-in” for all middle and high school students is set for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. planned by Capital City Christian Church, 15 Locust Lane at Versailles Road.

Participants should meet at the church for a night of food and fun. The cost is $20/person. For more information call 695-1188.

Lokey-Robinson speaking at WIGS

Tyra Lokey-Robinson will be the guest speaker at the Women in God’s Service Ministry (WIGS) meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15 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.  For more information, visit WIGS on the Web @

First Assembly’s bazaar is Nov. 17

First Assembly of God Church, 1019 E. Main St., will hold a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the church. For more information or to become a vendor at the event, call 695-6060 or email

Church plans­ Nov. 17 event

HARRISONVILLE – “Seasons in Harrisonville” is set for 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Harrisonville Pentecostal Church. The event will feature a chili and soup supper, baked goods, a Christmas store, silent auction, vendor booths, children’s games and music by The Joyful Sounds.

All proceeds will go to benefit the church. For more information call Randall or Land Burgin at 502-643-7586 or 643-7588.

Morning Pointe, NBBC holding food drive

Morning Pointe of Frankfort and North Benson Baptist Church are planning a food drive to benefit the Frankfort Soup Kitchen, Nov. 15-30. Nonperishable items can be dropped off at the front lobby of the senior living community.

All families and friends of Morning Pointe will gather for a special Thanksgiving dinner on the 18th.

Every family will share a special dish adding to the annual event and this year everyone will also bring items to donate for the food drive to benefit the Frankfort Soup Kitchen.

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