Church News in Brief


CCCC plans ‘mobile lock-in’

An area-wide student “mobile lock-in” for all middle and high school students is set for TONIGHT and Saturday, 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.

Washington preaching Sunday

Angela Washington, a member of First Baptist Church, 100 Clinton St., and a former Kentucky State University student, will deliver her first public sermon at the 8 a.m. service Sunday at the church.

Kevin Wilson Band Sunday at WFCofG

The West Frankfort Church of God Men’s Fellowship will host The Kevin Wilson Band from London on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. during the evening worship service.  This program is open to the public.  For more information, contact Lloyd Arnold at 502-226-3755.

Browning speaking at Thanksgiving service

Dr. Bob Browning of First Baptist Church, St. Clair Street, will be the speaker at a community Thanksgiving service set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. Sponsored by the Frankfort-Franklin County Ministerial Association, a freewill offering to benefit ROSM (Resource Office of Social Ministries) will be taken.

Service set for Thanksgiving Day

First Baptist Church, 100 Clinton St., will hold its annual Thanksgiving Day Services on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 8 a.m. Senior pastor Robert Earl Houston will bring the message.

Morning Pointe, NBBC holding food drive

Morning Pointe of Frankfort and North Benson Baptist Church are conducting a food drive to benefit the Frankfort Soup Kitchen through the end of the month. 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.

Program to benefit foster children

Camp Pleasant Baptist Church is sponsoring Franklin County’s Foster Children for Christmas to help give foster children a better Christmas. All donations need to be in by Dec. 1 and may be sent to:

Camp Pleasant Baptist Church

830 Shadrick Ferry Road

Frankfort, KY 40601

Attn: Foster Kid Christmas

Highland plans sale of items from oak

Highland Christian Church, Versailles Road at Lyons Drive, is having a two-day sale featuring items made from the wood of the oak tree that stood for many years in the church’s front yard. The sale is set for Friday, Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 8, 8-2.

On Friday, there will be a chili luncheon from 11-1 for $6 per person with pancakes available at Saturday’s sale, 8-10, also for $6 per person. There will be a drawing for a large live edge bowl on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased anytime. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win.

All proceeds will support local missions. Contact the church for more information at 875-3100 or visit The website also has pictures of items being sold.

How to submit

Here’s how to send in pictures and notices for our Tuesday Church page and Holiday Calendar:

Via email:

Via snail mail: The State Journal, 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40601

In person: 1216 Wilkinson Blvd., next to the Post office.

About pictures: at least 180 dots per inch (dpi) with those in the picture identified. Tell us a little about what’s going on in the event, including the church’s name and address.

About short items: Provide the basic who, what, where and when information.

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