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Allen Chapel United Methodist

The fall revival is 7 p.m. nightly Oct. 27-29. The evangelist is the Rev. Hezzy Jewell, of Louisville.

Annunciation Catholic

A Halloween Hoedown will be 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, in the ACC Building. Contact the parish office at 633-1547 to arrange a visit, communion, and/or Anointing of the Sick.

Bagdad Baptist

The Bagdad Community Block Party has been re-scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the square in Bagdad. Music will begin at 4 p.m. Youth Sunday will be Oct.26. On-going ministries of the church are the Clothes Closet, Angel Food, Uncle Ray's Helpers (Help with needs around the house). Call the church office for more information, Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday, 747-8933.

Bethel A.M.E.

The scholarship committee of the church will have the 2008 Viola Purdy Scholarship Banquet 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 600 Main Street, Shelbyville. The featured speaker will be Presiding Elder Ralph Johnson of the West Kentucky Annual Conference. A buffet will be served along with a silent auction. Donation, $20. For more information, contact 633-3330 or 232-5272.

Burks Branch Baptist

The Women on Mission will have the World Hunger Soup and Cornbread Lunch following the morning service Sunday, Oct. 19.

Centenary United Methodist

The Kids Korner is Saturday. The children's fall festival night is 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Hamburgers and chili will be provided. The Amber Oaks Devotion is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The fellowship dinner is 6 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study is 6:30 p.m. The Kentucky Conference of United Methodist Women is Saturday, Oct. 25, at Frankfort's First Church. Registration begins 8 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

Christiansburg Baptist

The children of the Christiansburg community may gather on the parking lot of the church for Trunk or Treat at 6:00 OCTOBER 29 and a fellowship meal at 7:00.

Clay Street Baptist

The Rev. Wayne Shemwell, of New Harvest Ministry in Louisville, will be the speaker for the 11 a.m. service on Homecoming Day, Sunday, Oct. 19. The Freedom Fund Banquet is Saturday, Oct. 25, at the church. The silent auction is 6 p.m. and the banquet is 6:30 p.m.

Clayvillage Baptist

The Slime Time Family Fall Festival for the community is 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. There will be games, treats, a giant candy haystack and more.

Cropper Baptist

Fall Revival is 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17-18 at and will conclude with Sunday morning services on the Oct. 19, followed by a fellowship meal in the CLC Building. Mike Sawalich is the speaker; Dave Stahl will lead the music.

Oct. 19 is the deadline to turn in recipes to a WMU member to be included in the upcoming cookbook.

Youth will be going to a corn maze on Friday, Oct. 24, and will carve pumpkins on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Contact Shannon Osten for details.

The third annual community-wide "Trunk or Treat" and chili supper will take place on Oct. 31. Members are asked to decorate their cars and to provide candy and food for the event.

Members are asked to donate canned goods and non-perishable foods to stock an emergency food pantry at the church.

Finchville Baptist

The church is kicking off its new children's ministry called TeamKID. This will be 6:10-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Ages 4 thru 5th grade are invited to join in on this time of Bible study and games. Call the church with any questions, 834-7973. The church Annual Harvest Party will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. There will be trunk or treating, games, food and prizes.

First Baptist Shelbyville

The Fall Festival is 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, on the church grounds. There will be inflatables, music and trunk or treat. Food will be in the fellowship hall. Minister of Hispanic work, Francisco Llerena, and Kentucky Baptist Convention Hispanic leader, Pete Rivera, will also be attending.

The Young at Heart will go to Our Best Restaurant, leaving the church 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30. The group will see the Kentucky Show! and visit Bass Pro Shops. For information, contact Ed Orem, 633-5741. The Young at Heart will have a model railroad display between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the fellowship hall. Call Geoffry McGillan for information, 220-0020.

The new senior pastor, Dr. Stephen Rice, will begin preaching Nov. 2.

First Christian

There will be a Fall Bonfire 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Bring your lawn chair. There will be games, a hayride, vespers and roasted marshmallows.

There will be a Fall Bonfire 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. Bring a lawn chair.

The CWF Fall Luncheon is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Cost is $7. Meals are available for dine-in, carry-out and delivery.

The third annual craft fair is 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15. Spaces are available for $25 for a 10x10 space. Call the church office, 633-3345, for information. The FCC cookbook is available for purchase.

For information on any church activity, contact the church office, 633-3345.

First Presbyterian

Sunday, Oct. 19 there will be a Committee Fair. Come get more information and enjoy the fellowship of a light sandwich lunch provided by the church before we spend the afternoon doing the fall clean-up of our church.

Annual Reports are due in the office by noon Friday, October 24. Plans are now being made to go to the Montreat Youth Conference this coming summer. See Pastor Jay if you would like to go.

Our next Wednesday Night potluck supper is 5:45 p.m. Oct. 22. We will spotlight Pastor Hodge afterwards.

Parents will serve hot chocolate and cider, and children pass out Advent coloring packets. Volunteers and donations are needed. Sign up sheet for donations is on the Christian Education table. The annual congregational meeting is following the service Sunday, Nov. 16. The church will be hosting the Meeting of the Presbytery, Monday, Nov. 17. The Community Thanksgiving Service, Tuesday night, Nov. 25, will be at the church this year.

Beulah's Fall Festival with chili supper and silent auction will be on 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Beulah Presbyterian Church in Louisville. Proceeds go to the Ben Watson Youth Ministry fund.

Fisherville Baptist

The church bazaar is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the church, 15001 Old Taylorsville Rd. There will be crafts, gifts and food. For information, call 267-5605.

Graefenburg Baptist

The Fall Lotsapalooza is 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the church. There will be dinner, Trunk-to-Trunk, music, Bible story, Hosanna House skit, and hayrides. The event is free. Graefenburg Baptist is located at 11288 Frankfort Rd., near the Shelby-Franklin County line. For more information, call 829-5324 or 223-5325.

Highland Baptist

Women on Mission is having a brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 18. The Roots Sunday School class will have a cookout 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Registrations for Upward basketball are being taken until Oct. 31.

New Covenant Congregational

The Missionary Evening program is 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. The Rev. Ron Walker, pastor of Shelby Congregational Methodist Church and his congregation will be afternoon guests.

New Mount Zion Baptist

The fall revival is 7 p.m. nightly, Monday-Wednesday, Nov.3-5. The guest speaker is Dr. F. Bruce Williams, pastor of Bates Memorial Baptist in Louisville.

St. James Episcopal

The Reverend Amy Coultas will offer an instructed Eucharist at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday Oct. 19. On Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 6:00 p.m., there will be a session entitled "Breaking Open the Word: Episcopalians and the Bible," part of a month-long class. Discussion will cover subjects such as what authority does the Bible hold, how can people be modern-day Christians and find life in words written thousands of years ago, and balancing scripture with tradition and reason. Anyone wanting to learn more about the faith is invited, and a light supper will be served.

St. John United Methodist

The annual Rally Day celebration is Sunday, Oct. 19. The guest speaker is the Rev. Norris Beckley.

Simpsonville Baptist

Menus are available for the Angel Food ministry at angelfood.com. Orders are delivered 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.

Simpsonville Christian

The Wednesday evening supper and study begins 5 p.m. Supper is served at 5:45 p.m. Bring a sandwich. The church will furnish a variety of soups and drinks. The Beth Moore study begins 6:15 p.m. Choir practice begins at 7:15 p.m.

Bible Study at Noon continues on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Bring food to share. The ladies of the church will have a bake sale and chili supper 4:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Fall Costume Party, Sunday, October 26th from 1pm to 3pm in Fellowship Hall. There will be food, games, pumpkin painting, costume contest and more. This is for youth of all ages. Come in costume but nothing scary.

Waddy Church of Faith

The Fall Festival is 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Bagdad Ruritan Club. There are jumping slides, a bouncy gym and food. There will be a corn hole contest. Lunch will be available. For information, call 639-2615.