Frankfort Friday Church Briefs


Food pantry and
clothes closet open

Camp Pleasant Church, 830 Shadrick Ferry Road, has its food pantry and clothes closet open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays and Saturdays. Free food is available for those living in eastern Franklin County with proper identification and free clothes for all.

Relay for Life is
focus of service

Highland Christian Church, Versailles Road and Lyons Drive, is hosting a worship service focusing on preparation for Relay for Life. The service is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. At the service, participants will remember those who have died from cancer and celebrate with those who have survived. For more information, call 502-875-3100.

Vacation Bible Schools
The following churches have planned Vacation Bible Schools. For more information contact the church.

Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 495 Duckers Road, Midway, 859-873-1967, “High Seas Adventures,” 6-8:30 p.m. June 9-12 for children ages 5 through fifth grade. Sign up at

Central Baptist Church, 1958 U.S. 127 S., 502-829-5013, 502-319-0903 or 502-545-08911, “Gangway to Galilee,” 6:30-8:45, June 15-20, ages 3 through high school.

St. John Baptist Church, St. John Road, 502-226-0421, 6:30-8:30 p.m., June 16-20, “Workshop of Wonders.”

North Fork Baptist Church, 3660 Rocky Branch Road, 502-319-4849 or 502-545-1760, “An Unforgettable Journey, 6:15-8:30, June 15-19 with dinner at 5:30 for kids and staff. Call for more information or transportation.

St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1800 Louisville Road, 5-8 p.m., June 15-20, with kickoff meal at 6 p.m. Saturday. The theme is “Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God,” ages 4-12.

First Church of God, 1029 Burlington Lane, 502-223-8451, “Shine,” 6-8 p.m. June 16-20 for ages 4-11.

First Christian Church, 316 Ann St., 502-223-2346, 5-8 p.m. June 19-20 and 9 a.m.-noon June 21, reception to follow. Register online at

Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene, 1490 Louisville Road, or 502-330-5564 to register by June 15, “Blast Off,” 6:30-8:30, June 19-20 and 10-11:30 a.m. followed by a picnic and games, June 22.

North Benson Baptist Church, 4845 Devils Hollow Road, 502-875-4394 or on Facebook, “Agency D3 — Come Find the Facts about Jesus,” 6-8:30 p.m., June 22-26, ages 4 through sixth grade, call for van pickup information.

South Frankfort Presbyterian Church, 224 Steele St., 502-227-7175, 5:30-8:30, June 22-25, “Splash in God’s Word,” dinner is 5:30-6, pre-school through rising sixth graders. For adults: Shannon Craigo-Snell from the Louisville Presbyterian Church will offer a class. Nursery provided.

Camp Pleasant Church, 830 Shadrick Ferry Road, 502-227-5144, “God’s Backyard Bible Camp,” ages 4 though entering eighth grade, 6-8:30 p.m., June 23-27. There will be a campout/bonfire/cookout on last day. Parents must either be present first night to register their children or register online at Van service is available by calling the church.

Providence Baptist Church, 6265 Georgetown Road, 502-695-1060, June 29-July 3, “Weird Animals.” Dinner will be served each night at 6 and VBS is from 6:25-8:45. For transportation, call the church.

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