Church calendar: Aug. 19, 2011

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Annunciation’s & St John’s Parish Festival will be held on Sept. 9-10 and will include a yard sale. You can rent a space for $25 with all the proceeds of your sale items going to you. There will be 24-hour security in order for you to be able to leave your items overnight. There are only 25 spaces available to rent, so please reserve your space quickly. Call Bill Reidy at 633-7899 for additional information and to reserve your space.

Bagdad Baptist

You can find information about Angel Food and other ministries by visiting www.bagdadbaptist.com.


Bethel A.M.E.

The First Baptist Church of Frankfort and Rev. Robert Earl Houston Sr. will be guests of Bethel A.M.E. Church's Family Day Celebration at 3 p.m. Aug. 28. Dinner will be served.


Centenary Methodist

Kids Korner will be Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon for grades K-5th. Participants will enjoy a time of fellowship, fun, hot lunch, Bible stories and take-home snack sack. The annual Pork-chop dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at Clear Creek Park Claudia Sanders Shelter. Fall programming and fellowship dinner is scheduled to begin 6 p.m. Wednesday. Youth and children will have individual programs to participate in. There will be three CONNECTION studies the adults can choose from beginning at 6:30 pm. Leaders will be Terry Coots, Meg Hughes and David Cook.


Centennial Baptist

Centennial Baptist Church Usher Board will celebrate its anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Rev. Marcus L. Taylor of Mobile, Ala. Rev. Taylor lived and pastored Bethel A.M.E. Church in Shelbyville 29 years ago. Alfonzo Simpson will be guest soloist. Family Day will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sept. 4. Guest will be Rev. Robert Marshall Sr. and the congregation of St. John Methodist Church. Dinner will be served. Labor Day will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 at Daniel Field. Anyone or organization wishing a space on the field or wanting to enter the corn hole tournament should contact Claudia Burley at 502-321-4506 and leave a message.


Clay Street Baptist

Education society Anniversary is Sunday during the 11 a.m. service, with guest speaker Rev. H.D Cockerham, retired pastor of Zion Baptist Church. Spiritual Women Ministry is 7 p.m. Aug. 26. The guest speaker will be Demetrius Simmons and the YP Group.


Cropper Baptist

Cub and Girl Scouts meet every Monday at 6 p.m. Cropper Baptist Church is a registered Red Cross emergency relief shelter and is open to the community in times of need.

Elmburg Baptist

Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road. Call 502-689-8075 for more information.


Father's Love

Father’s Love, an urban ministry of Living Waters Church, is located at 624 Henry Clay St.


Finchville Baptist

Join during the morning worship service Monday to hear all about summer missions trip, kids camp and youth camp as we take a look at the summer’s trips. Boy Scout Troop 137 will host the 11th annual fish fry/silent auction 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Dinner will be from 5-7 p.m. and the silent auction 7-8 p.m. To buy advance tickets, contact Jackson or Melisa Pope. Brock Shock & Rock Shelby County youth jam is 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at Shelby County High School. Master Illusionist Brock Gill, Hip-Hop artist Rapture Ruckus and Grammy-nominated Rap Artist FLAME will be the entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at www.tickets.com. Cost is $5 for individuals, $3 for groups of three or more and $7 at the door. For more information check out Facebook or call the church at 502-834-7973. Because of growth in the church’s membership, a second service will be launched at 8:40 a.m. Sept 11. Watch the Web site, bulletin and newsletter for more upcoming information.


First Baptist Shelbyville

"Sloppy Olympics" is Wednesday. Contact Andy McDonald at amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com for more information.


First Christian

The next outing will be to the state fair on Senior Citizens Day, which is Tuesday. The cost is only $1 for each senior citizen. Contact the church office for more information. Registrations are being accepted for the Old Testament Bethel Bible Study. Classes will begin in September and will be taught by Jim Fegenbush and Thelma McGuire. FCC will prepare and serve the meal for the men's shelter on Saturday. The nurture committee meets 7 p.m. Tuesday. The outreach committee meets 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Kroger gift cards may be purchased from the church. Each time a card is purchased or reloaded, the church earns 4 percent for Christian education programming. Contact Henrietta Hardin or the church office for more information. The weekly sermons may be read online at www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. The early service begins at 9 a.m. in the chapel and the 11 a.m. service is in the sanctuary. Rev. Charlton leads both worship services. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and there are classes available for all ages. A nursery is available during Sunday school and the 11 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.


First Presbyterian

August's Picnic in the Parking Lot is 5:30-8 p.m. today. Held in conjunction with the City's Friday Night Concert Series, concessions will be sold, and tables and chairs will be available for the community's comfort. Volunteers should arrive around 4:30 p.m. Good Grief will gather for lunch at Wendy's Restaurant immediately following worship on Sunday. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m., Wednesday. Boy Scouts meet Thursday at 7 p.m. Thirty-three people participated in the Annual Lawson Memorial Golf Scramble held Sunday at Clear Creek Park. Winners were: 1st Place Team: Jeff McCarthy, Diane Stephen, Bill Markert and Gary Faine; 2nd Place Team: Chris Kremer, Nancy Pearce and Bob Lewis. Closest to the Pin (Women): Diane Stephen; (Men): Jeff McCarthy. Special thanks to Norma Beasey for organizing the event, which is sponsored each year by the Outreach Committee, and Woodlawn Pest Control for providing prizes.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

GTBC will have Pastor Ronnie Clever and Guston Baptist Church as guest for Sunday morning worship service. GTBC meets every Sunday at the Ky. Utilities auditorium. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service is 11:30 a.m. GTBC meets at 1100 Main Street. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor.


Highland Baptist

A block party is 2-5 p.m. Saturday. There will be a Sunday school teachers’ meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday. David McCallum will lead the Living Prayer Revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 28-31. There will be no 8:15 a.m. service on Aug. 28.  Women on Mission groups are collecting school supplies for Southside Elementary. See the donation list at the Women on Mission table.


Holy Cross Lutheran

The church is located at the corner of Old Seven Mile Pike and Highway 53 South.


Lighthouse Baptist

For information call 502-220-2422 or visit lighthousechurch@insightbb.com.


Living Waters

The Men’s Cookout is at 6 p.m. today at the Fellowship Hall. Hamburgers and brats are provided. Please bring a side dish. The last summer Blast Off/Parents Night Out will be 6-9:30 p.m. Friday. Parents are encouraged to leave the children at the church and have a date night out. Sign up by calling the church office at 502-633-0734. There will be a church pancake breakfast in the Fellowship Hall from 9-10:15am before the morning service on Sept. 4. Pancakes, sausage, and fruit will be served, and the cost is by donation. A new Ladies Bible Study will be starting at 6:30pm on Sept. 15 in the Fireside Room at the Annex. This will be an 8-week study on Proverbs by Beth Moore. For more information, please call the church office at 502-633-0734.


New Beginning Pentecostal

Pastor Willie Mae Ross and Miracle Temple in Covington will be quests for the 3 p.m. service Saturday. Dinner will be served. William D. Beasley is the pastor of the church located at 181 Alpine Drive.


New Covenant

The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Road.


New Greater First Baptist

The church will celebrate Rev. E. W. Terry’s 42nd Pastor’s Anniversary Aug. 28. Worship services begin at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michael George of First Virginia Avenue Baptist Church of Louisville as the guest speaker. New Greater is currently located in Corpus Christi Academy (7010 U.S. Highway 60 West), in the heart of Simpsonville.

Open Door Christian Center

Revival services will be 7 p.m. today and Saturday; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. There will be special singing each night with the Gospel I's; Mavis Bennett; Carroll Ingram; Philip Ingram; the Sweazy's; Karen Whitson and others. Sunday night special music will be by Bluegrass 101 from 6-7 p.m. Evangelist will be Rev. Joseph F. Carney from Findlay, Ohio. The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Call 502-252-9154 for more information.


Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and morning worship is at 11 a.m. Other ministries offered are Women's Bible Study on Thursday nights. Woman's Missionary Union meets the third Tuesday of every month. Call the church and leave a message for further information, 829-5858.

Rodeo Cowboy

he church has rescheduled the trail ride/cookout for 10 a.m. Aug 28 at the Taylorsville Lake State Park, Shelter 2. Trailers need to be parked at the day parking field. All horses need a negative Coggins test and heath certificate. Bring a dish that goes with hamburgers/hotdogs. RSVP to jim@LRBA.org or 502-645-0357. Everyone welcome.

Shelby Congregational Methodist

The church is located at 109 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Simpsonville Baptist

Beth Moore Simulcast is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 10. The cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Contact Angie in the church office for tickets (722-5246 ext. 18). Goodtime Travelers will go to Branson, Mo., Oct. 31-Nov. 3. Activities include: Dutton Show, Andy Williams Christmas Show and riverboat cruise and lunch and plenty of shopping opportunities. Contact the church for pricing. $100 deposits are past due. The AWANA Kickoff Party is 6:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Family Life Center. There will be bouncies, hotdogs, face painting and balloons. The Youth Ministry Kickoff Party is 6:15 p.m. Thursday, featuring food, games and face painting. The Colonial Hall Birthday Party is 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Hartz to Hearts Quilters meets 10 a.m. every Friday in fellowship hall. The Fellowship Dinner/Ad Council will be the second Sunday, Sept. 11, because of Labor Day holiday.