Church calendar: Jan. 27, 2012

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Allen Chapel

The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.



Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.


Bagdad Baptist

Youth-led worship service is at 6 p.m. Sunday. This is a community service for all youth and the young at heart that features creative ministries, puppetry, youth band, contemporary music, interpretive movement and a guest speaker. Refreshments will follow. Adult choir practice is at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth worship practice is 5:45 p.m. Sundays. The church, in conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Bagdad Days, is planning a new edition of its cookbook. Submit by Feb. 1 favorite recipes (limit 3) or a favorite recipe of a relative you want to remember, to Bagdad Baptist Church, P.O. Box 8, Bagdad, 40003 or E-mail to bagdadbaptist@bellsouth.net.


Centenary United Methodist

Centenary's Youth will participate in the Youth Winter Blitz, returning early Sunday afternoon. Following the Wednesday evening catered dinner, two adult Bible studies are offered. "James, A Journey to Genuine Faith" and " Considering the Great Commission in the Wesleyan Spirit" are scheduled from 6:30-7:50 p.m. CYF youth and children’s activities begin at 6:30 - 7:50, too. CUMC Cooks have placed some of their best recipes into a cookbook, which is available for $10. To purchase one, call the church office. Upcoming special youth event is the Junior High Ski Trip, scheduled for Feb. 25. Registration forms are available in the youth office or Web site and are due before Feb. 15.

Christiansburg Baptist

The Fifth Sunday Worship Services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Jeff Peed. Soup, sandwiches and deserts will be served after the service. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., and worship service is at 11 a.m. Evening services begin at 6 p.m., and Wednesday prayer meeting and youth meeting is at 6:30 p.m.

Church of God of America

Located at 600 Bradshaw. Justin Barnes is pastor.


Clay Street Baptist

The spiritual women’s kickoff is Sunday. The worship service begins at 11 a.m., with Norris Beckley, associate pastor of Kenwood Northeast Baptist Church of Louisville, as the speaker.


Clayvillage Baptist

On Sunday students will go to Christiansburg Baptist Church for a 5th Sunday Student Fellowship. Students are collecting canned food for the Shelby County Backpack Project until Feb. 5. Students are going to a SOUPer Bowl party on Feb. 5 with other area student groups. Call Tara Clark (502-487-1355) for more info.


Cropper Baptist

A time for fellowship is planned for Friday night at 6. Activities include a Rook tournament, cornhole and other table and board games. Soups, sandwiches and desserts will be served. Contact Vickie Case or Stephenie Osten to see what foods are needed. On Sunday, Children In Action will visit the Hurstbourne Care Center at 2 p.m., weather permitting; a pizza lunch will be provided for the children before leaving. Fifth Sunday worship will be held at Christiansburg Baptist at 6 p.m.; Student Pastor Joey Spurgeon will lead activities for students in the CLC building at 6 p.m. Contact Sue Wilson if you are willing to serve on the Missions and Evangelism Committee. The food pantry is in need of restocking; contact Louie or LaFern James for a list of needed items. Cropper Baptist Church is a registered Red Cross emergency relief shelter and is open to the community in times of need.

Cross Keys Worship Center

George Blakeman is the pastor of the church, located at 4379 Frankfort Road.


Dover Baptist

Men’s Bible study is at 7 a.m. Saturday. The Fifth Sunday singing and fellowship will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mount Pleasant Baptist. The Baptist men’s breakfast is 8:30 a.m. Feb. 5. A youth fundraiser, dinner and a movie, will be Feb. 11. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 each Sunday.


Elmburg Baptist

The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road. Call 502-689-8075 for more information.


Father's Love

An urban ministry of Living Waters Church, the church is located at 624 Henry Clay St.


Finchville Baptist

The youth group will sponsor a Valentine’s banquet 6 p.m. Feb. 12. This is the youth group’s main fundraiser for summer camp each year and is a time for them to serve the church. Tickets are $10 for an individual or $18 for a couple. Tickets will start going on sale Wednesday, so look for more information on the www.finchvillebaptist.com. Menu for the banquet will be: salad, bread, pork chops, rice pilaf, steamed veggies and dessert. There will also be a vegetarian option. For any questions, please contact Chris Bond at 502-974-2714.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Steve Rice continues on Nehemiah as part of his 13-week series; services are 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible study is at 9:45 a.m. NEXT LEVEL begins Feb. 1, with meal at 5 p.m., $5 for adults and youth and children free. Music and missions are available for children at 6 and 6:50 p.m. Rev. Steve Rice’s 2nd Timothy story includes insights from BC’s recent Holy Land trip. “Love and Respect” seminar is based on Emerson Eggerich’s DVD and book regarding marital harmony in a Christian home, led by the Jon Swindler and Steve Ladden families. Nearing Home, Billy Graham’s latest book about aging, will be led by Geoffrey McGillen. A limited number of copies of the book are available for $15. Financial Peace University, a 2-hour-per-night class, is led by the Jerry Murphy family. The cost is $93 for materials (scholarships are available). “To The Ends of The Earth,” a series of mission sessions in preparation for a Russian ministry trip, will be led by Bob Walters. Cost is $12 for materials. Service opportunities are also open, serving at Colonial Hall, Jewish Hospital and an outreach team. The women’s ministry study, led by Kris White, will begin on Feb. 5. The cost is $10 for materials. The Hispanic Bible study, led by Eusabio Barrera, is at 7 p.m. in the GO Center. Men’s Sunday bible study, led by Gary Gilliam, is at 5-6:30 p.m. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), led by Jessica Brown, also will meet Wednesday – and the first Wednesday of each month – in Room 309. Child care is provided. Students have worship time at 6-7:30 p.m. Class and ministry opportunities are posted online at www.shelbyvillebaptist.comor will be listed next Friday. Young at Heart goes to Bell House on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Crescent Place Bible study is at 1 p.m., led by Rev. McGillen and Fielding Ballard, and Crescent Place devotional is at 2 p.m. Upward Basketball continues with games at 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays, also on Thursday evenings at 6-7 with middle school girls' league. For more information, contact John Raizor (321-1599).


First Christian

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to youth group 5-7 p.m. on Sunday evenings. The Outreach Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Kroger gift cards may be purchased from the church. Each time a card is purchased or reloaded, the church earns 4 percent. 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.-4:30 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. Dave 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

The children's Sunday school classes will be having Fifth Sunday Fun with a trip to Hardee’s on Sunday. Be at the church no later than 9:45 a.m. The education team will gather at the Stanley Casey House, 301 Washington Street, for a planning meeting during that time. The Bellewood Fifth Sunday offering will be collected on Sunday. Good Grief will meet for lunch at Wendy's Restaurant immediately following worship. Cub Scouts meet Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m., Wednesday. The “Changing the World Two by Two” campaign continues and will run all of 2012. The goal is to raise $5,000 for Heifer Project International. The church will continue to collect gloves, mittens, hats, scarves and socks to be distributed to local schools throughout the winter months. Place knitted or crocheted blocks for Warm Up America in the identified hat box in the Assembly Room.


Graefenburg Baptist

The church is located on U.S. 60 just west of the Franklin County line.


Greater Tabernacle Baptist

The church will celebrate the pastor's fourth-year anniversary on Sunday. The 11 a.m. guest will be Jerome Reed and Nazarene Baptist Church from Leesburg. Morning service will be held at 1100 Main Street Kentucky Utilities Auditorium. Dinner will be served at 2 p.m. at Shelby Congregation Church, located at 109 Martin Luther King Street, followed by afternoon service at 4 p.m. Afternoon guests will be Charles Duncan Jr. and First Baptist Church of Eminence. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and worship service is 11:30. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor.


Highland Baptist

There will be a new member luncheon Sunday at 11:30 a.m., and that evening at 5 p.m. there will be a teachers meeting. The Lord's Supper will be observed Feb. 5. On Feb. 6, senior meals will be delivered. The Good Timers will be going to the Shelbyville Country Club for lunch on Feb. 7. Contact Martha Tipton for reservations. On Feb 8 there will be a Wednesday night supper at 6 p.m., with business meeting to follow at 7 p.m.


Holy Cross Lutheran

The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike in Shelbyville.


Lighthouse Baptist

SingSpiration, a special music service, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Several local performers will be sharing the gospel through song. The event is free. Lighthouse Baptist Church is located at 696 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville (across from the Masonic Home).


Living Waters Church

Those interested in a summer missions trip to Honduras will gather in the conference room for an informational meeting on Feb. 8, following the evening service. There will be a night of worship at the Father’s Love building at 624 Henry Clay Street at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Pastor Joel League’s book, Deliverance from Another Place, is available by hard copy, audio or on Kindle. Please call 502-633-0734 for more details or visit www.deliverancefromanotherplace.com.


Mount Pleasant Baptist

A chili supper building fundraiser is 4-8 p.m. today. The cost is a donation to the building fund. Bible study is Sunday at 10 a.m., with worship at 11. A business meeting will follow. Fifth Sunday song service with Dover and Burks Branch Baptist is at 6 p.m. Sunday. Mount Pleasant Baptist Church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todd's Point. 


New Beginning Pentecostal

The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive. William D. Beasley is pastor.


New Covenant

The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Road.


New Greater First Baptist

The church is located in Corpus Christi Academy (7010 U.S. 60) in Simpsonville.


New Hope

A free movie will be 7 p.m. today. The community is invited. A special music only praise and worship will be 6 p.m. Sunday. The community is invited


New Mount Zion

The church is located at 704 Washington St. For more information contact the church office 502-633-7991.


Olive Branch United Methodist

The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road, and Rev. Garry Polston is the pastor. Services include Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; men’s Bible study, 7 p.m. Tuesday; prayer meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday; youth meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call (502) 834-7000 for more information.


Open Door Christian Center

The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Call 502-252-9154 for more information.


Pigeon Fork Baptist

A Western Round-Up is 11 a.m. Feb. 12. Wear your Western clothing and listen to the morning service, hear great music, and eat Western "cowboy-style" food. Ministries offered are women's Bible study on Thursday nights. Women's Missionary Union meets the third Tuesday of every month. Call the church and leave a message for further information (829-5858). Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., the morning worship at 11 and evening service begins at 7. Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m. The First Place for Health program will be on Wednesday nights.


Rodeo Cowboy

For more information, call 502-645-0357.


Salem Baptist



Seventh-day Adventist

The church is at 4401 Frankfort Road.


Shelby Christian



Shelby Congregational Methodist

The church is located at 109 Martin Luther King Blvd.


Shelbyville Community



Shelbyville Wesleyan



Shiloh Baptist



Simpsonville Baptist

Men’s Open Play Basketball is 1 p.m. Sunday. For further information, call Shari at 722-5246 ext 15. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for worship times and more information.


Simpsonville Christian Church

There will be a service in song at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Regional musicians will perform oldies, new hymns, and more. Everyone who likes music should attend this service. Dessert will follow at 6. The church’s youth and children will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, a return to previous meeting time.

Simpsonville United Methodist

The church is located at 105 1st St. in Simpsonville. Worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sundays, with Sunday school at 9:45. Wednesday evening Bible study is 6-7:30 p.m. The Dulcimers practice the first Monday of every month at 1 p.m. There is an AA group that meets here every Tuesday morning at 11:30. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet every Friday at 10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 722-8962.


Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. every Friday in Fellowship Hall.



St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Child-care services are available on Sundays. The Altar Guild will meet after the service on Sunday. Anyone wishing to be on the Altar Guild is welcome. Warm clothing for those in need, all sizes, can be deposited in Memorial Hall. Aluminum cans are still being collected for recycling. The proceeds are used toward expenses for the Victory Baptist Church lunch program.


Victory Baptist



Waddy Baptist