Area Church News

Grief Support Ministry group to begin

at Frankston UMC Tuesday, Aug. 9

Rev. Charles Kimble, retired United Methodist pastor, will begin a grief support group on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 6:30 pm. at the Family Life Center of The United Methodist Church of Frankston.

This gathering will be on “Working through Life’s Changes: Becoming Whole Again.”

In addition to serving seven churches since 1994, Rev. Kimble has had additional training and experience in Pastoral Care, having been Hospital Chaplain at Christus Mother Frances Hospital and now Hospice/Bereavement Chaplain at Hospice of East Texas since 2021. He has conducted grief workshops and held grief support groups. 

“We are blessed to have him coming to Frankston to offer help and encouragement to anyone who is grieving,”  church sponsors said. 

Sponsors say this support group is open to anyone, and there will be no charge for participating. At this meeting, dates for the next meeting will be decided.

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Big House starts

“BIG HOUSE” BEGINS — Young people in the fifth thru 11th grade from area churches gathered Wednesday, July 20 at the Family Life Center of The United Methodist Church of Frankston making plans for using their time and talents in mission projects in the Frankston area. The group was treated to a meal provided by the host church in preparation for getting to work on scheduled projects thru July 24. — Citizen Photo


16th annual Patriotic Celebration in Pictures 


CHURCH CHOIRS PERFORM — Choirs from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (above) and First Baptist Church of Frankston (below) performed patriotic selections during the 16th annual Patriotic Celebration Sunday, June 26. The Baptist Choir performed a medley of service anthems while recognizing veterans from those branches in the audience. — Citizen Photos



RAINBOW HOUSE — The Rainbow House Food Pantry of The United Methodist Church of Frankston was held on Tuesday, July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the church Family Life Center. During the day a large number of families were served. 

Rainbow House distribution  for August will resume its regular schedule inside the Family Life Center on the fourth Tuesday, Aug.  23. Donations of food and/or money will be accepted to help offset higher food price increases and serve clients.

Prevailing area precautions for COVID-19 will be in effect, according to CDC guidelines. (More information HERE  )


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