Church news: Aug. 29, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Morning service is at 9:30 on Sunday. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The American Legion Baseball State Champs and their families will be recognized during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, followed by a potluck luncheon after church. Everyone is welcome. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. worship at 11. Wednesday night programs resume next week. The church is located at 5790 Elmburg Road in Bagdad.

Beechridge Baptist

The church is located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

Bethel A.M.E.

Church services start at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 for worship service. The pastor is Rev. MacArthur Pendleton. The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

Bethesda Church of God

The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m., morning worship 11. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

Regular services on Sunday will begin with Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. followed by morning worship service at 11. Regular Wednesday services begin at 6:30 p.m. with JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for adults. Choir practice follows at 7 p.m. On the last Wednesday of every month the choir holds a singing service for the residents and guests of the Masonic Home in the chapel. The Women on Mission are still collecting school supplies to donate to the local schools. They are also collecting items for the backpack food ministry for children. All food items must be non-perishable, easy for a child to open containers, no glass, no refrigeration needed, though they can be non-heated items or microwaveable. The food should be as nutritious as possible. It must be single serving size and small enough to fit into a backpack with several other items. Some suggestions are: canned meats with pop tops such as Vienna Sausages, tuna, Beenie Weenies; juice boxes, milk boxes, small boxed cereal, fruit cups, chips, cheese or peanut butter crackers, peanuts, etc. The Women on Mission will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 4 at Martha's house. The choir and congregation are invited to attend the Fifth Sunday Singing and Fellowship at Dover Baptist Church on Sunday. Continue to use your Kroger gift cards to help support our Mission Involvement Fund as plans are being developed for next year's mission trip. For information follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Catholic Church of Annunciation

If you know of anyone who is sick or homebound and wants pastoral care, interested in learning more about the Catholic faith or becoming Catholic, call the parish office at 633-1547.

Centenary United Methodist

The message for Sunday will be chosen from 1 Samuel 17: 1-10, titled "Slaying our Goliaths." New sermon series, "Are We On Board or Just Bored?" will begin on Sept. 7. Fifth Sunday offering for the United Methodist Home will be received at both services. The church office will be closed on Monday in observance of Labor Day. The Upper Room Prayer group will meet from 8 to 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Finance Committee has asked all budget requests be submitted by Sept. 2. Two new Bible Series will begin this coming Wednesday. One seven week study will be “There’s Within my Heart A Meloday" which features scriptures and stories behind songs of worship. The second will be lead by the pastor utilizing video clips from some of today's best-known leaders. The title is “A V.I.P. Experience." The missions meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Centennial Baptist

The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Sunday services begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a joint worship with Buffalo Lick Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Other events include a free community fish fry from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12, Tim Lovelace/Nobleman at 6 p.m. Sept. 14, Shelby Baptist Association annual meeting Sept. 21, fellowship meal at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 24. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

Women to Women of Clay Street Missionary Baptist Church invites you to come and fellowship with them at 7 p.m. Friday. Guest speaker will be Rev. Brenda Higgins, and a potluck dinner will be served. Skating, fun, food and games are from 6 to 10 p.m. every Friday at the Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center. The cost is $5. The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail.

Clayvillage Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., with morning worship at 11. For more information, call 502-321-2757. The church is located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Members of CBC are encouraged to attend worship services on Sept. 7 to vote on the new pastoral candidate, Ryan Marcum. He will be at church that morning to deliver our message, come hear him and vote at the end of the worship hour. Fifth Sunday service is on Sunday at Buffalo Lick church. Church choir practice at 5 p.m. on Sundays. Bible study is at 6 p.m. on Sundays and 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.For prayer concerns, contact Shannon Osten at 502-220-2455.

Crossroad Lighthouse

Services are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey. For more information, call 220-1810 or 655-2332. The church is located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Pastor concludes the series on I Believe in the Church this Sunday, will be praying. The fifth Sunday sing, local area church meet will be Sunday. Bring choirs and special music will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by food and fellowship. Home to Home prayer meetings, deacons leading in five homes begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The children’s choir and symphony of prayer will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday for first through fifth grades. Prayer walking is 6:30 p.m. Adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. A fall revival, “Direction Getting Back to God,” will begin at 7 p.m. from Sept. 5-7 and 11 a.m. on Sept. 7, followed by a potluck dinner. Guest will be Dr. Lynn Worthen, evangelist and his wife, Mary, a concert pianist and vocalist of Conway, Arkansas. The pastor is Ben Early. For more information, call 633-0502, visit www.doverbaptist.net or check out the church Facebook page.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Rev. Theodore Todd is the pastor.

Elmburg Baptist

The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

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

Finchville Baptist

The church is collecting school supplies for Southside and Simpsonville elementary schools for children who need some extra help. They may be dropped off at the church Mondays through Thursdays.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News or call 834-7973. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth begins a new series, Living Under Grace: "Consider the Spectacle of God's Grace," based upon 1 Peter 1:1-19 on Sunday. Services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with Bible Fellowship at 9:45 a.m. Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible study is at 5 p.m. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com or mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. The church office will be closed Monday due to the Labor Day holiday and will re-open Tuesday. NEXT LEVEL will continue at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a catered meal by Lynda Moore, followed by classes led by R. Maurice Hollingsworth, Jerry Tracy, John Flannigan, Greg Jacobs and Tamara Murphy. Children and Youth ministries are available, led by Chad Lynn and Kris White. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com and kristenwhite003@gmail.com. YAH goes to Claudia Sanders Restaurant for a 11 a.m. meeting on Thursday. Following their fellowship, the ministry travels to Crescent Place for a monthly birthday party for the residents. The D-Now Student Lock-in begins Friday evening. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com. Upward Basketball Registration begins Sept. 14. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The church is a collection site for WaterStep. Donations of new and used shoes create clean drinking water for people in need. Shoes of all types are acceptable – from flip-flops to high heels, from boots to football cleats. FCC also is collecting used hearing-aid batteries, box tops, Campbell’s labels, eyeglasses, plastic bags from Kroger, Walmart, etc., coupons either current or expired, canceled postage stamps, pop tops from aluminum cans for mission projects. Kroger gift cards may be purchased from the church. Each time a card is purchased or reloaded, the church earns 4 percent. The cards make excellent gifts. Contact the church office for more information. The weekly sermons may be read online at ww.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, or fccshelbyville.org or viewed online on YouTube and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. Worship services are held each Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.  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 60 Disciples Way.

First Presbyterian

Adult Children of Alcoholics Group will meet 6 p.m. Friday. Christ Community Church has invited us to join them on Sunday to Love Shelbyville. In lieu of traditional worship, volunteers will gather to work at various mission projects around Shelbyville. A signup sheet is posted in the Assembly Room. Teams will be serving at Southside, Marshall's Terrace, Crestview, The Women's Shelter, praying, landscaping a family's home and delivering beds for A Place to Sleep. For more information, see Lynn Whittaker. A special offering for Uspiritus will be received on Sunday. The Country Mouse is open. Bring in your excess produce, flowers, baked goods and share with others in the congregation. Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship Sunday, check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Turn in your original Rural King receipts during the month of August and raise money for the church. Give your receipts to Donna in the church office or Fred Waits. Also the Kroger Cares Fundraising Program starts Sept. 1. A second Elder Care Seminar will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10. There will be a potluck supper from 5:30-6 p.m. with the seminar itself starting at 6:15 p.m. and will go until 7:30 p.m. with time for individual questions throughout the gathering. Transportation and childcare provided, just contact the church office to make arrangements. A Place to Sleep Arty Afternoon Fundraiser is at 3:15 p.m. Sept. 21 at the church. Registration fee of $35 is due by Sept. 15, minimum deposit $20 to hold your spot. Everyone will be taking home a large canvas painting. Instruction by Paula Fry Kingsolver. Sign up in Assembly Room or contact Lynn Whittaker 502-321-7116. Proceeds go to help provide beds for children in Shelby County. A Place to Sleep needs people to knit or crochet blocks for blankets. Blocks are generally somewhere in the 7” x 9” size, any color, any stitch you like. Great use of scrap yarns. We’re shooting for 400 blocks by Oct. 25. Items collected for school art projects include clear plastic water and soda bottles (rinsed and empty please), wire clothes hangers, knee highs (nude or white – without runs or snags), smooth, palm-sized stones, divided plastic containers (like veggie trays from grocers). Arriba Ninostutoring program has been suspended for the fall semester due to a lack of volunteer tutors. Consider getting involved in this great, short-term commitment volunteer opportunity from which you will get long-term wonderful memories. For more information, contact Diann Cook. Did you know that you could donate musical instruments to the Shelby County School System through a Partners In Education Program at First Presbyterian Church and help students who otherwise couldn’t afford to be in band or orchestra? If you have an instrument to donate, contact First Presbyterian at 633-2693. More than 50 instruments have been given since the program started in 2003. All donations are tax deductible.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship is at 10:30. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday activities for all ages begin at 7 p.m. We will be taking food to Open Door of Hope on Sept. 8. Women of Grace will meet at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9 with special speaker Sharon Fridge. The Men’s Ministry Breakfast is Saturday Sept. 21 at Denny’s in Waddy. We are located on Highway 60 west, across from Claudia Sanders. All are welcome.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

For more information, call 829-5777. The church is located at 2865 Waddy Road.

Graefenburg Baptist

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com or call 829-5324 for more information. The church is located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Everyone welcome. The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Shiloh Temple

The church is located at 1100 Equity Street.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

Morning Worship begins with 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11:30 a.m. worship with Pastor Leslie J. Harris. GTBC is located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Harvest Community

The church is located at 165 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page at Hempridge Baptist Church, which is located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

The M&M's are going for lunch at Wild Eggs at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Contact Martha Tipton for reservations. Thursday is family game night at 6 p.m. For more information, visit our web site www.highlandbaptistky.com or call the church office. The church is located at 511 Mount Eden Road.

Holy Cross Lutheran

For more information, call 647-3696. The church is located at the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike.

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6 p.m. Check out Indian Fork Baptist on Facebook for more information. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

Sunday morning worship begins at 10 a.m. Contact Rev. Josh Settles at ramptonarrow@gmail.com. For more information visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093.  The ministry is located at the corner of 8th and Washington in downtown Shelbyville.

Lighthouse Baptist

Visit the church’s Facebook page at Lighthouse Baptist Church of Shelbyville.The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville.

Little Union Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11 a.m. For more information, contact the church at 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

The DVD series by Steve Fry on the Beattitudes will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. Night of prayer for our educational system will be Sept. 3, and Justin Ross of Sparrow Missions will be the guest speaker on Sept. 24. Volunteers or participants may sign up for the Capitol City River Dash at www.capitolcityriverdash.com. The 5K mud run is Sept. 27 in Frankfort and proceeds benefit Sparrow Missions. There is an Oasis leadership meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. Call the church for small group times and other information at 502-633-0734. Living Waters Church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

Mount Eden Christian

The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

The church is located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Sunday is Men's Day at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Joseph Sutton and Antioch Fire Baptize Holiness Church of Cincinnati, Ohio will be our guest.For more information, call 633-0277. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Night of prayer for our educational system Worship Service is from 5 to 6 p.m. every second Saturday. Casual attire.The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Drive. Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor

New Greater First Baptist

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

New Hope

Worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.newhopechurchky.org. The church is located at 1745 Robin Road in Shelbyville.

New Life Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m.; worship is at 11 a.m.; and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 2378 Waddy Road in Waddy.

New Mount Zion

Youth Bible study at CDC, formerly the Mulberry Building, begins at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information, contact the church office at 633-7991. The church is located at 704 Washington St.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Services are Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, call 834-7000. Rev. Wallace Votaw, 322-5075, is the pastor. The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road.

Open Door Christian Center

Service times are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday school at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday. Meet pastors David and Lagonda Nichols. For more information, call502-252-9154. The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield.

Penny’s Chapel

For more information, call 502-895-0936. Rev. Les Whitlock is the senior pastor. The church is located at 300 Lincoln St. (Harvey Hall building) in Lawrenceburg.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

A community picnic will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday. Bring your favorite dish and/or desserts. The church will provide the main course and drinks. Then to follow will be our 5th Sunday sing at 6:30 p.m. Special guest will be “Fishers of Men” with Bobby Rucker. This is a community event so everyone is invited. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., morning worship service is at 11. Wednesday Bible Study and prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.pigeonforkbaptist.com. For more information, call 502-220-7547 or Rev. Grant O’Dell at 502-396-0909. The church is located at 5090 Graefenburg Road in Waddy.

Pleasant Hill Christian

For more information, call 321-0564. The church is located 5 miles south of Mount Eden.

Pleasant View Baptist

The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor. The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

The Sunday sermon will be "Playing Our Part" 1 Corinthians 12:12-31. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Pray meeting will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Discipleship Study on Matthew 14 at 6:30. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship begins at 11. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's, and youth will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

For information, call 633-0488. The church is located at 2713 Mount Eden Road.

Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The sermon this Sunday is “Very Good” on Genesis 1:24-31. Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are two Sunday school classes: adult and preschool at 9:45 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. Thank you to all for the wildly successful first Simpsonville Salt and Light Festival, which was last Sunday. Sermon videos are online at www.simpsonvillecc.org. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site and Facebook page. “The Little White Church Building on the Corner” is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Wednesday study resumes at 6 p.m. Wednesday to study the “Spiritual Disciplines.” Come and join us for this encouraging study. Fellowship dinner/administrative council meeting is Sept. 7. Choir rehearsal is 7 p.m. Wednesday. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meets at 10 a.m. Fridays downstairs in the sewing room. Even if you can’t sew, come for fellowship. There are jobs for everyone. The church is located on 1st Street off U.S. 60 in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is 10 a.m. Sunday, and childcare is available. Outreach programs continue for those in need for the collection of seasonal clothing, bedding and shoes, the collection of aluminum cans, and the collection of non-perishable food. Collection bins are in Memorial Hall.

Victory Baptist

Our morning service starts at 10:30 a.m., and the church is located at 715 Main Street.

Waddy Baptist

The free outdoor Waddy community summer concert series will continue at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5. Light concessions will be sold with proceeds benefiting Waddy Baptist Church Mission Projects. The second half of each concert will be open to anyone from the audience who wants to sing or plays an instrument. Visitors may bring their own lawn chairs. For more information, contact Kent McKinney at (502) 513-8100.Sunday school begins each Sunday morning at 9:45, with the weekly worship service at 11. The church is located at 3130 Waddy Road. For more information, call 829-5164.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is from 10 to 10:45 a.m., and worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Bible study is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call 502-437-9213 or visit waddychristianchurch@gmail.com.

Waddy Church of Faith

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., and worship is at 11 a.m., evening worship at 6:30. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 5967 Waddy Road.