Church News in Brief


Awana at Memorial Baptist    

Awana, open to children pre-K through eighth grade, meets 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Memorial Baptist Church, 130 Holmes Street. In its 60th year, the Awana program helps churches and parents work together to develop spiritually strong children and youth.


Upward Bound registration 

MIDWAY — Registration continues through Thursday for the Upward Bound Flag Football and Cheerleading program at Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, Duckers Station Road.

The program is for boys and girls in grades K-5. The cost is $85. To register your child or for more information, visit or call 859-873-1967.


‘Concerts in August’

“The Florida Boys” will be featured 7 p.m. Thursday at Crestwood Baptist Church, 1006 East Main St. The series continues with the “Hilltop Trio” at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church. The concerts are free and open to the public.


Sing-Along/Ice Cream Social

The annual Sing-Along/Ice Cream social will be held at Bridgeport Christian Church, 175 Evergreen Rd., 7 p.m. Saturday. After the sing-along, the Helping Hands Circle will serve homemade ice cream and cake in Case Fellowship Hall. All donations help to support the Helping Hands Scholarship Fund and other charitable organizations.


AcoUstiKats to perform

The Chautauqua Summer Arts series concludes 6 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St. with the University of Kentucky AcoUstiKats, an a capella men’s singing group that competed on NBC’s The Sing-Off. The concert will take place in Asbury Hall in the church and is free and open to the public.


Children’s consignment sale

A consignment sale featuring children’s items is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 13 at Providence Baptist Church, 6265 Georgetown Road. Sparrow Missions will receive a portion of the proceeds. The deadline to consign is Sept. 5. For detailed information, visit or call Michelle Barnes 502-320-4716.

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