Faith notes


■ Temple of Prayer, 549 Parkside Dr., Lexington, will hold a fall festival and craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (859) 225-5683.

■ Quinn Chapel AME Church, 744 Charles Ave., Lexington will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

■ The Eckankar Center of Lexington, 153 Patchen Dr., Suite 55B, will host Spiritual Tools for Spiritual Ills, part one of five, 1-2 p.m. The October topic is Turning Anger Into Forgiveness and Tolerance. The discussion is free and informal. Call (859) 268-4888 or visit


■ First Baptist Church Bracktown, 3016 Bracktown Rd., Lexington, will celebrate its 128th anniversary at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wade Stevenson of Gideon M.B. Church in Waukegan, Ill. The guest at the 3:30 p.m. service will be the Rev. Joseph L. Owens of Shiloh Baptist Church in Lexington.

■ Gethsemane Church of the Nazarene, 1725 Bryan Station Rd., Lexington, will host the University of Kentucky Black Voices at 4 p.m. Call (859) 243-0287.


■ Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lexington will host a live production of Maximilian: Saint of Auschwitz, a one-man drama at 6:40 p.m. at the Bishop Gainer Autumn Evening, which will include dinner and a social at 5:30 p.m. and remarks by Gainer after the drama. Admission is free-will offering. Call Erick Sandstad at 253-1993, Ext 248.


■ Quinn Chapel AME Church, 744 Charles Ave., Lexington, will hold a revival through Saturday. Services will begin at 7 p.m. Call (859) 252-4058.


■ Porter Memorial Baptist Church, 4300 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington, will present Judgement House, a dramatic presentation titled Revenge. It tells the story of an angry teen-ager who takes out his frustration through a shooting at his local high school. Presentations will be 7-10 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24 and 3-9 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. Free. Concessions will be available. Reservations are required. Not recommended for children under 12. Call Gina Woodyard at (859) 272-3441.


■ Vision Church of Holiness Inc., 704 Holladay Dr., Danville, will hold its second annual Women's Conference through Oct. 25. Speakers will include Evangelist Diane McDonald of Immanuel Apostolic Church in Lexington and Devan Johnson, Evangelist Yolanda Weathers and Minister Melinda Weathers of Vision Church of Holiness. On Oct. 25, registration ($10) and breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. followed by seminars, a luncheon, a performance by gospel recording artist Pam Crumbley of Cincinnati and a keynote address by Amanda Weathers, president of Women in Motion. Call (859) 583-9510 or e-mail

Coming up

■ The Consolidated District Laymen will sponsor a prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at Broadway Baptist Winchester, 121 West Broadway.

■ First Christian Church, 1305 Audubon Ave., Lexington, will celebrate its 69th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26. Call (859) 278-3676.

■ The United Presbyterian Church of Harrodsburg, 326 S. Main St., will celebrate its 225th anniversary at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26. A brass quintet will start the celebration, followed by worship service and celebration of the Eucharist at 10:45. Former pastors the Rev. Doug Slagle, the Rev. George Aichel and the Rev. Les Rust will attend along with special guests the Rev. Drive James Reese and the Rev. Richard Smith, general presbyter, Transylvania Presbytery. Lunch will be served, and a history of the church will be presented after the service.

■ Russell Cave Road Baptist Church, 3179 Russell Cave Rd., Lexington, will hold its 40th anniversary celebration at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 26. All former pastors and members are invited. The first pastor of the church, the Rev. Kenneth Cole and his wife, Joyce, will attend. A light lunch will be served by reservation. Call (859) 576-3640.

■ Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, 540 W. Maxwell St., Lexington, will observe its 218th anniversary at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 26. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Frank Houston of First Baptist Church in Georgetown.

■ Quinn Chapel AME Church, 744 Charles Ave., Lexington, will hold its annual Friends and Family Day at 11 a.m. Oct. 26.

■ Greater Saint James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 410 W. Washington St., Winchester, will host Bishop William A. Morton Sr. of Thou Kingdom Come Ministries in Frankfort at 7 p.m. Oct. 30.

■ Heritage Baptist Church, 163 N. Ashland Ave., Lexington, will hold a free Halloween alternative event from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. The event will include candy, food, games, door prizes, inflatables and a live band. Call (859) 335-5433.

■ The First Presbyterian Church of Richmond, 330 W. Main St., will host its fifth annual Arts and Crafts for Missions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 1. The event will include Morris Fork Crafts, a silent auction, a bake sale, local craft vendors, Kitchen Kreations and books. A soup and sandwich lunch (including chips, dessert and drink) will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $5. Call Dot Kirkpatrick at (859) 623-3674 or the church at (859) 623-5323.

■ Second Presbyterian Church, 460 E. Main St., Lexington, will host area religious leaders for a summit to establish a comprehensive religious leaders' communication network from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 20. The event will include a meal, catered by Sahara Mediterranean Restaurant, and disaster preparedness training, conducted by Joanne Hale from Church World Service. Reservations required by Nov. 5. Contact Chris Skidmore at (859) 269-7715 or

■ Gospel recording artist Vicki Winans will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Centenary United Methodist Church, 2800 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. Tickets are $25 for general admission. Call (859) 255-7945.

■ Red House Baptist Church, 2301 Red House Rd., Richmond, will host The Isaacs at 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Visit Free, but donations will be accepted.

■ The men's ministry at First Baptist Bracktown, 3016 Bracktown Ln. in Lexington, will hold the third annual Real Men Worship God conference, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 8. The event will include classes, prayer and preaching. Registration fee of $20 includes breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt.

■ The Southland Christian Church's annual Jesus Prom — a formal event for adults with physical and/or mental disabilities — will be 6:30-10 p.m. Nov. 14. This year's theme is Crystal Clear. Contact Kara at (859) 224-1664 or