Church news: Aug. 8, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. worship at 11. Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays during the summer. The Back to School Bash will be at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 13. Wednesday night programs resume Aug. 20. Anyone interested in going on the mission trip to Oneida from Aug. 17 to 21 should contact Buddy Johnston at 502-649-1855. 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

Back to School will be celebrated during worship service at 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. A business meeting will follow the service. The W.O.M. is collecting back to school items to donate to the public schools. The church will feed the men at the Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter at 7 p.m. Saturday. See Autumn if you would like to contribute a dish. Just a reminder to upload and use your Kroger Gift Cards to help with our Mission Fund. For information follow us on facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Centenary United Methodist

All school children are asked to bring their backpacks to church on Sunday as there will be a Blessing of the Backpacks included in the worship services. Frankfort District Superintendent, Dr. Jean Hawxhurst will have a district meeting at the Lawrenceburg UMC at 3 p.m. on Aug 10. All Administrative Committees will meet on Monday at their scheduled times. The Mountain Mission Truck will arrive around noon on Monday to gather articles donated to their community. The Harriet Poynter/Lucille Smith UMC will gather for their annual fall picnic on Aug. 12 at 2161 La Grange Rd. Meat and drinks will be provided for this potluck dinner. The Lunch Bunch will leave the church at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 14 for the monthly outing to King Fish on River Road. This is open to everyone in the church.Visit www.shelbyvilleMethodist.com.

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. Looking ahead will be men’s breakfast at 8:30 on Aug. 9 (discuss community fish fry); business meeting Aug. 10; WMU meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 12; free fish fry Aug. 15; fellowship meal at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27; joint worship with Buffalo Lick Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

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.

Clay Street Baptist

Skating, fun, food and games will be 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

A candidate for the preacher position will have the sermon on Sunday, there will also be a fellowship meet and great after church on this day. Bring a potluck dish. For prayer concerns, contact Shannon Osten. For anyone in need of food from the food bank, contact 502-220-3322. If interested in serving on any committee or teaching Sunday school, see Kevin Trotta.

Crossroad Lighthouse

An old time camp meeting/revival will continue through today. 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

This is Back to Church Sunday. Come at 10 a.m. for Sunday school for all ages, followed by Worship at 11, then a brief business meeting. Baptist Women on Mission will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Children’s choir and Symphony of Prayer (a study on “When God Speaks”) will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by adult choir at 7:15. All voices and children are welcome.  A revival will be from Sept. 5-7. We are in need of a piano player every Sunday and will pay. 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

There will be a back-to-school pool party at the FAC from 6:30 to 8:30 Sunday. The Youth are going to Holiday World on Aug. 23. Contact Dennis Newton if you are interested in going.The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 14. The cost is $7, and you may eat in, carry out, or possibly have delivery. Place your order by Wednesday by calling 502-682-1810 or E-mail marti.brown@living-waters.org. Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church and is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

The church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Proceeds go to Kelly’s House in Miramundo, Guatemala, a facility for children for disabilities. It currently has no air conditioning. A back to school celebration, with Pat’s Puppets will begin at 6:30 on Wednesday in the sanctuary of Finchville Baptist Church. Family night at the movies will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 22 at the Finchville Ruritan building, 5596 Taylorsville Road in Finchville. “God’s Not Dead” will be shown. There will be hot dogs, soft drinks and lots of fun for the whole family. The evening will conclude at 9 p.m. Childcare is provided. 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

This Sunday is "Bring It To The Altar," a Sunday of celebrating of God's blessings and thanksgiving. Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues his "Walk with God/Talk To God" series. His sermon is based on Nehemiah 10:37-39. The services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Deacon’s meeting will be at 5 p.m. Sunday in Elsey Chapel and business meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the same location. There will be no Wednesday prayer service. Watch for the resumption on Aug. 20. Young at Heart goes to the Ponderosa in La Grange by bus on Thursday, meet by 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter, 633-4836. Car Cruise begins at 2 p.m. Aug. 17, following Sunday services, with the Family Fun Festival starting at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Wayne Anderson at rwaynea@bellsouth.netor gmcgillen@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 at 6 p.m. on Friday. This Sunday is Love Sunday, your donations will go to help our neighbors in needs. The Country Mouse is open. Bring in your excess produce, flowers, baked goodies, and share with others in the congregation. Then feel free to take some home and drop in a donation if you have it. Funds raised go to help the Outreach Committee with local missions. 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. Lunch will be served at God's Kitchen on Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 10:30 a.m. Ladies Outing to Talon Winery will be Aug. 17, grab a sandwich and meet at Talon Winery following worship for some wine tasting and fellowship. Non-alcoholic beverages will be available. Contact Lynn Whittaker, 321-7116 or mjlw22@shelbybb.net for more information. A Place to Sleep needs folks who will knit or crochet blocks for blankets. We’re shooting for 400 blocks by Oct. 25. Yarn and hooks/needles are available if you want them, just ask Lynn Whittaker, 321-7116 or mjlw22@shelbybb.net. 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. Arriba Ninostutoring program for our Hispanic children is scheduled for a 6-week session on Monday nights from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. 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. All donations are tax deductible.A Place To Sleep Arty fundraiser will be 3:15 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the fellowship hall, the cost is $35 per person and all art supplies provided. Taking home a large canvas painting of the owl, with instruction by Paula Frye Kingsolver. Refreshments, fun and fellowship will be provided. Sign up in the assembly room or contact Lynn Whittaker 321-7116. Proceeds go to help provide beds for children in Shelby County.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship is at 10:35. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday activities for all ages begin at 7 p.m. Timeless Treasures (Seniors) will meet at Fiesta Mexicana at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Women of Grace will host an ice cream social at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10. Food will be taken to The Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter on Aug. 11. The Men’s Ministry Breakfast is Aug. 16. Located across from Claudia Sanders.

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 children's ministry will go to the splash park at 1 p.m. Saturday in Middletown at 1 p.m. Sign up with Matt Johnson. The Georgia's WOM will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Business is 7 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday is family game night at 6 p.m. The food pantry is running low on certain items. A collection box is located at the church along with a list of items needed. 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

Mallory Burk will share about her missionary trip to Africa on Wednesday, and we will continue with the DVD series by Steve Fry on the Beattitudes. The subject will be mercy on Wednesday, the pure in heart on Aug. 20 and peacemakers on Aug. 27. Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. Call the church for small group times and other information at 502-633-0734. The 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

Rev. Robert Marshall and St. John United Methodist Church will be guest at 4 p.m. Aug. 10. For more information, call 633-0277. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Worship Service is from 5 to 6 p.m. every second Saturday. The community is invited to attend. Casual attire.Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor. The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Drive.

New Greater First Baptist

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

New Hope

Life Ministries, the Plain truth…. Praise, preaching and worship will begin 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 or 834-7767. Garry Polston 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

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

Church homecoming/basket meeting will be Sunday. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Robert Carr of Union Baptist Church in Louisville along with his congregation. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m. Choir appreciation day will begin at 11 a.m. on Aug. 24. The morning speaker will be Minister Brenda Higgins, Associate Minister of Bethesda Church, Shelbyville.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 sermon on Sunday will be "Follow the Leader" Psalm 23. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Matthew Chapter 14. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

The Night Baptist Women will meet at the home of Linda Morris at 7 tonight. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship begins at 11. The monthly business meeting will follow the morning worship service. The annual ice cream supper will be 6 p.m. Sunday. This will take place of the Discipleship Training and evening worship service. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's, & youth will meet at 7 p.m. 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 entitled “Monsters in the Church.” 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. All are welcome. Save the date, Aug. 24, for the first Simpsonville Salt and Light Festival, an open event hosted by the Simpsonville faith community.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

United Methodist Men will not meet in August but will resume in September. Mountain Mission Truck will pick up on Monday. Simpsonville’s Salt and Light Festival of Faith is from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 on the soccer field in the Simpsonville Park sponsored by Simpsonville Baptist Church, Simpsonville Christian Church, and Simpsonville United Methodist Church. This is a free community worship and picnic ministry, free food, live music, worship service and children’s activities. 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

Volunteers will provide the lunch for Victory Baptist Church on Tuesday. They will meet at 10 a.m. in the kitchen to prepare the meal. New volunteers are always welcome. 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

A special time of worship will be Sunday to welcome the Waldridge Family, as they lead us in a great morning of fellowship and praise. 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.