Amid the hustle and bustle of shopping, decorating and socializing, sometimes the meaning of the Christmas is forgotten. Advent is a season of preparation for and expectation of the coming the birth of the Christ child, the savior of man.
Franklin Cumberland Presbyterian Church has been providing a musical respite for the community during this busy time of year for two decades.
Through the grace of members of Daughters of The King, a nonprofit organization of Christian women dedicated to improving their community in practical ways, Thanksgiving came a week early for more than 400 Franklin residents.
It’s the Christmas season: a time for giving gifts and spending time with families; a time of reflecting and sharing memories and traditions.
Tennessee ranks ninth in the United States in the percentage of children who had a major depressive episode in the last year, but 50th on ensuring these youth receive treatment, according to the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.
Kick off your fall fun with a comedy that parodies every English mystery play ever written with a decidedly American flair when “The Butler Did It” is being presented by the community theatre troupe Bethlehem Players on November 2-11, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
The inaugural Unite Williamson prayer breakfast hosted hundreds of representatives from churches, synagogues, mosques and temples across Williamson County on Saturday.
Unite Williamson will host a prayer breakfast to be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9-10:30 a.m. at Eastern Flank Battlefield Park in Franklin. Organizers of the inaugural event invite and encourage residents and inter-faith leaders from across the county to participate in this unifying event.
Trinity United Methodist Church will be holding a Community Cookout and Open House Saturday, Sept. 15, from 4-7 p.m. on its church grounds on Wilson Pike in Franklin.
Epworth United Methodist Church will host its annual Summer Festival Saturday, Aug. 18, at its historic site at 4241 Arno Road in Franklin.
To get to the various places she needed to go — especially to her job — Candace Robertson had just a few options, none of which were very practical.
Though there are no longer free books in their back parking lot, GraceWorks Ministries has sent a request to the hundreds of people who gathered books to return to the site to donate food to the ministry’s food pantry.
Finding Balance, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to free individuals from eating and body image issues, will be hosting a national summit and charity gala event June 22-23 at Liberty Hall in The Factory at Franklin.
The Most Rev. Bishop Mark Spalding, who was ordained Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Nashville on Feb. 2 of this year, received a warm welcome on his first visit to St. Philip Catholic Church in Franklin recently.
Shorter Chapel AME Church, 255 Natchez Street in Franklin, is holding a dedication ceremony May 6 at 11:30 a.m. to unveil its new sign while commemorating its 150th anniversary.
Trinity United Methodist Church will be featuring special seasonal music at its Christmas at Trinity event Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3 p.m.
With some attendees wearing the most colorful and, well, eye-catching sweaters and others donning more subdued ones, Franklin First United Methodist Church held its third annual Christmas Sweater Tea Thursday for adults 55 and over.
With so many places to choose from when buying a Christmas tree, Gateway Franklin Church has a unique approach. All the Christmas tree proceeds help children in need in Franklin and beyond.