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Kris Grimes has accepted the position of worship leader, Alton Baptist Church announced.
Grimes has extensive experience in Christian ministry and church work, the announcement said.
He previously served Alton as minister of youth, a role he began while still a student at Centre College in Danville and in which he continued for five years.
He also was instrumental in helping plant the Centershot archery ministry in churches all across the country.
Just before accepting this ministry position, Grimes served Alton for six years as a volunteer worship coordinator, leading the church’s blended service. During that time, he attended Southern Seminary in Louisville, where he has finished nearly two-thirds of his course work for a degree in theology. Those studies and his volunteer work at Alton have solidified his calling to bi-vocational ministry.
After graduation from Centre College, Grimes attended the University of Kentucky where he received his PhD degree. He is on staff at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, where he has recently been appointed to an assistant professorship in the department of food and animal sciences.
Grims is a gifted musician with a heart for worship, according to a news release.
His energetic and enthusiastic leadership style is complemented at Alton by an outstanding array of players and singers including his wife, Crystal, who is a marvelous soloist, the news release states.
They have two sons – Lucas and Jackson.
Alton Baptist is located on US 127 between Lawrenceburg and Frankfort.
For more information about the church, call 839-3487.
Farmdale Baptist offers
free fresh vegetables
Farmdale Baptist Church has a limited supply of free vegetables from its community garden.
The produce will be available from 8-9 a.m. Saturday, July 28 at the church. The church is located at 5610 US 127 South, just across the Franklin County line.
Lawrenceburg United Pentecostal Church hosts vacation Bible school
Lawrenceburg United Pentecostal Church will hold a vacation Bible school is Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 from 5:30-8:15 p.m. at the church.
The theme is “Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity.” There will be games, a small meal, crafts, puppets and story time.
Call 502-232-0723 for more information.
Westside community church
dedicates new building
Westside community church will hold its first service in its new location at 1311 Versailles Road on July 29.
The church will hold a building dedication and hot dog fellowship after the 11 a.m. worship service.
‘Sweet Spirit’ to perform
at New Liberty Christian
‘Sweet Spirit’ will present a concert at New Liberty Christian Church on July 29 at 10:45 a.m. The singers, shown above, are from Shelbyville. According to the church’s press release, the group will be the church’s singers to start revival services. New Liberty Christian is located on Highway 248, one mile from US 62.
Salt River Independent Baptist Church holds Sunday singing
Salt River Independent Baptist will hold a fifth Sunday Singing starting at 6 p.m. July 29.
The church invites the community for a night of singing, praising and fellowship.
Salt River Independent Baptist is located at 1126 Salt River Road. For more information, contact Bro. Carl Bush at 502-600-2261.
Salvisa Christian Church
offers free clothes
In preparation for the opening of schools, Salvisa Christian Church will sponsor a community free clothes day July 28 from 8-10 a.m. as well as Monday, Aug. 6 from 2-6 p.m.
All sizes are available. Salvisa Christian is located at 155 Sugar St. in Salvisa.
For more information contact Charlotte Fallis at 859-865-2226 or the Rev. Vicki Ray at 502-229-0515 or check the website at www.salvisachristian.org.