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Church news: April 1, 2011

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By Sharon Warner

Annunciation

A fish fry is 4:30-7:30 p.m. today, Friday and April 15. Good food at a good price. All proceeds will go to scholarships and the building fund. 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, you are invited to come to RCIA. Contact Diana at 647-3499.

 

Bagdad Baptist

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

 

Centenary Methodist

A special conference offering, One Great Hour of Sharing, will be received on Sunday at both services. The Upper Room Prayer Group meets 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Wednesday fellowship dinner and programming is cancelled because of spring break. The church office will be opened. A one-day Confirmation Class Retreat is 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday. The CYF will Shop For a Cause 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday. The Outreach Ramp Team meets 9 a.m. Tuesday for the preliminary work to install a ramp beginning at 8:30 a.m. April 9.

 

Christiansburg Baptist

Special music will be given during the morning worship service by Bill and Becky Snowden. Choir Rehearsal is 5 p.m. Sunday; evening worship is 6 p.m. A fellowship meal is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

 

Clay Street Baptist

The Unlimited Praise and Worship concert is 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 1940 Midland Trail. The event features D. Simmons and the Clay Street Mass Choir, with special guest Angelic Dancers of Praise. Admission is free, with a love offering to sponsor the music ministry.

 

Clay Village Baptist

Usher board anniversary is Sunday. Rev. Lincoln Bingham will be the guest speaker for the morning service. MCMFLC spring break lockin is 7 p.m.-7 a.m. Friday. The cost is $12. Mission Society Anniversary is April 10. The guest speaker will be Minister Woodson Parker of Louisville. The fifth Sunday evening services will be May 29 with Blend as the entertainment.

 

Cropper Baptist

The Lord's Supper will be observed immediately following Sunday morning worship; deacons will share communion with homebound members during the afternoon. Members are asked to return their completed surveys as soon as possible to Tammy Shaw or by mailing to the church. WMU meets 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the CLC building. The "Find It Here" personal commitment initiative begins on Sunday; contact Bro. Jim Cavender or the church for more information.  Cub and Girl Scouts meet 6 p.m. every Monday.

 

Father's Love

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

 

Finchville Baptist

Tickets for our second annual fish fry and silent auction are now on sale. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (8 and under). Call 502-834-7973 for tickets or more information.

 

First Baptist Shelbyville

Touched Twice Ministry is April 16. Senior Pastor Steve Rice is leading a Holy Land trip Nov. 10-19.

 

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

The church will be "Celebrating Jesus" 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest will be Rev Jerome Reed and the Nazerene Baptist Church of Leesburg. Everyone is invited to join. GTBC meets each Sunday morning at the Kentucky Utilities Auditorium at 1100 Main Street Shelbyville. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor

 

First Christian

Two worship services are offered each Sunday. The early worship service is at 9 a.m. in the chapel and the second service is at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and there are classes for all ages. The CWF meets 10 a.m. Tuesday. Thelma McGuire will continue her study of the book of Revelation. Read chapter 10 from the KJV. FCC will prepare the meal for God's Kitchen Thursday, and for the Open Door of Hope on April 16. The next Wednesday night dinner is 6 p.m. April 20. The Recycled Teenagers will be going to Whistle Stop in Glendale on April 20. The bus will leave at 10:15 a.m. Call the church office at 633-3345 to make your reservation.

 

First Presbyterian

Knit-wits will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. We will be working on fleece prayer blankets. Good Grief will meet for lunch at Wendy's Restaurant following worship on Sunday. The Young Singers will practice at 12:15 p.m. Remember to bring your lunch. Presbyterian Women meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The adult choir will practice at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Boy Scouts meet 7 p.m. Thursdays. Congregational Care is creating a list of people who have or are going to graduate this year; high school, college, basic training, etc. Leave names with the church office (633-2693) or speak to Janet Kalmey.

 

Highland Baptist

Special guest Nikolai Syrovatko speaks at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday and again for the entire evening service. Deacon's meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The senior meals will be delivered Monday. The Good Timers will go to Jim's Seafood in Frankfort 11 a.m. Tuesday. See Martha Tipton for reservations. AARP free tax help is offered Mondays and Thursdays during March and April. For more information call Marvin Rogers 633-3665.

 

Minor Chapel A.M.E.

A revival "Reviving our Souls" is 7 p.m. Saturday with Rev. William Murphy as the guest speaker.

 

Open Door Christian Center

The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. For more information, call 502-252-9154.

 

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m. and morning worship is 11 a.m. Adult choir practice, children and youth Program is 6 p.m. Evening worship is 7 p.m. Wednesday night, children and youth program is 7 p.m. Other ministries offered are Women's Bible Study on Thursday nights, with a Beth Moore Study "David Seeking A Heart Like His." Woman's Missionary Union meets the third Tuesday of every month. Call the church and leave a message for further information 829-5858.

 

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

The church's fourth anniversary will be celebrated Sunday at 1100 Equity Street. The service will begin at 5 p.m. Special guest will be Elder Thomas W. Parks and congregation (Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ) from Henderson. If you need any additional information call Kevin Crittenden 502-257-2406.

 

Rhema Christian Assembly

The church will host international evangelist Lindsey Mann for three services beginning Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; and 7 p.m. Monday.

 

Salem

The youth will have a fundraiser lunch on Sunday following the morning worship service. They will be serving barbeque pork and chicken along with several sides.

 

Seventh Day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road, and the concert is free.

 

Shelby Congregational Methodist

A Women's Day luncheon is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 9 at the Shelby County Public Library. Tickets can be purchased for $10 per person. Contact Denise Higgins 502-257-1143 or Tavares Hayes 502-356-5071 for further information. We will have food, fun, gifts and Christian fellowship.

 

Simpsonville Baptist

RADICAL class, by David Platt Discipleship, continues 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $5 for the book. Sign up online at simpsonvillebaptist.com.

 

Simpsonville Christian

The last topic Sunday, a 2-day retreat, is being planned. Interested couples are urged to call the church at 722-8995 before Sunday.

 

Simpsonville United Methodist

Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet 10 a.m. on Friday. For information call church office 722-8962. Girl Scouts meet at 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in fellowship hall. Confirmation class continues through Sunday. Attendance for each class is strongly encouraged. For information, call the church office.

 

Victory Baptist

Sunday school and worship resumes.

 

Waddy Christian

Worship is 10 a.m. for Sunday school, 11 a.m. for church service.