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Church news: August 23, 2013

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Allen Chapel

The church will celebrate Basket Meeting service at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, with guest, Rev. Earl Higgins and Second Baptist of Campbellsburg. Regular morning worship is at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Everyone is invited to join the morning and afternoon services. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The church will attend Super Saturday 2013 in Lexington on Saturday. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. Wednesday; Bible study is at 6:45. The youth will have a pool party at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 31. A new worship opportunity, Kids Worship Celebration, is for 3 years old to fifth grade at 11 a.m. on Sundays, led by the children’s minister. The church is searching for a part-time youth minister for grades six through 12. The ideal candidate will communicate well and actively coordinate program and events, working with adult volunteers, youth council and staff. E-mail a letter of interest and resume to bagdadbaptist@bellsouth.net.Adult Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. 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.

The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

Bethesda Church of God

The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

Dinner will be supplied at 7 p.m. Saturday for Open Door of Hope men's shelter. To help or for more information, contact Autumn. The Kentucky Baptist Convention is hosting a Disaster Relief Training in Springfield on Sept. 21. Let Steve or David Merchant know if you are interested in attending. Kroger gift cards are being offered again, with the proceeds going into our church mission fund. Contact the church at 321-7187 or on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. The church is located at 2023 Fox Run Road in Shelbyville.

Centenary United Methodist

This week's Life Together series message will be “Engaging in Ministry Together” taken from the book of Hebrews, chapter 10. A fundraiser luncheon for the purchase of a handicapped accessible van for use by the church will be Sunday, following both services. Quilters meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday in Room 206. The regular program will be with Chancel Choir, meeting at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. Assignments for 8:48 and 11 a.m. greeters are posted near Room 206. Impact Kentucky will take place with projects serving multiple areas in the western part of the state on Saturday. A time of celebration will follow at a place close to the individual volunteers.

Centennial Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., with morning service at 11. The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Enjoy a night at the movies at 7 p.m. Saturday. Defining moments features a presentation by Football Here, with David Tyre, vocalist Lacy Strum and illusionist Jim Munroe. They will all share defining moments in their lives. Evangelist Billy Graham will also be featured. Lisa Curry, soloist, will be the guest at the Sunday morning service. Fellowship meal will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday school, and worship at 11. Evening worship hour begins at 6 for prayer and youth meetings. Wednesday night prayer meeting, adult Bible study and youth meetings begin at 6:30. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org.

Church of Annunciation

Spend some time in Eucharist Adoration in the chapel, from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 10 p.m. Friday. 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.

Church of God of America

The morning service is at 11:15, and the afternoon service at 5. The church is located at 600 Bradshaw St. in Shelbyville. Justin Barnes is pastor.

Clay Street Missionary Baptist

The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Clayvillage Baptist

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

Cropper Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11.Adult Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. Youth meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. To attend Super Saturday, contact the pastor. The cost is $25. Lambs of Christ is planning an outing to Masonic Home on Sunday after church. WMU is sponsoring a community wide cake decorating class, hosted by Linda Aldridge, at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 in the CLC.

Crossroad Lighthouse

The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey. For more information, call 220-1810. The church is located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

A new Sunday school class for young married and young adults, called New Beginnings, will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., and morning worship is at 11. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist

The youth group is going to Holiday World on Saturday.The church will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 15. Worship will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck dinner and afternoon program. Several former pastors will be attending, and former members are encouraged to join us for this special occasion.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

Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Bob Hill, retired minister, will be in the pulpit 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Worship is held in the Family Living Center this week while the sanctuary is being re-painted. For more information, contact gwright@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Next Level resumes Sept. 4 at 5 p.m. with a catered meal, adult and children's ministries. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com or clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Upwards Soccer activity moves forward. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursday with the bus to go to Denny's in Waddy. For more information, contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com or Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. Tickets to the National Gospel Quartet Convention at Freedom Hall – the last one in Louisville – are still available for Sept. 13 at $30 per ticket and $3 per person for parking and bus fare. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com or call 502-220-0020.

First Christian

The movie Up will be shown at 8 p.m. next Friday during outdoor movie night. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. Candy and soft drinks will be available for a nominal fee. The CWF meets at 10 a.m. Sept. 3. Bill Matthews will be the guest speaker. Bring a sandwich and enjoy a time of worship, study and fellowship. The Nurture committee meets at 6 p.m. Sept. 3. The church is a collection site for Edge Outreach Shoes for Water. Donations of new and used shoes to Edge Outreach 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 (Kroger, Walmart, etc.), coupons (current or expired), canceled postage stamps, pop tops from aluminum cans and current magazines 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. Contact the church office for more information. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

Good Grief meets for lunch following worship. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The Covenant Group continues to collect old blankets and towels for the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Used or new tennis balls are being collected for Heritage Elementary. Place all items in the white basket in the Assembly Room. The children's Sunday School classes will have a fishing trip on Sept. 8. Meet at the church at 9:30 a.m. to carpool and caravan to Betsy Pollett Munoz's farm. Bring your fishing gear (if you don't have any, we will have extra to share), a chair if you want it and a bag lunch. Adults are needed and encouraged to participate. For more information, contact Mark Whittaker or Alan Zaring. There will be an intergenerational breakfast and activity time on Sept. 15. Stay tuned for more details. Sunday school will resume on Sept. 22 for all ages.

Fisherville Church of Christ

Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. evenings. Evangelist is Julius Hovan.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school, for all ages, starts at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship starts at 10:30 a.m. Children’s church for 4-to-12-year-olds and a nursery are provided. The Wednesday evening Bible study starts at 7 p.m. The Wednesday evening Bible study is “Finding Your Spiritual Gifts.” There are also children’s activities on Wednesday evening.The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

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

Graefenburg Baptist

The church is located on Highway 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line. Call 829-5324 for more information.

Graefenburg Christian

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

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and the worship service is 11:30. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor. The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

Prayer shawl craft night is 3-9 p.m. today. The Highland Scout Pack 511 will be recognized at the Louisville Bats game at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Women on Mission groups are collecting school supplies for the month of August. Precepts Class study on 1 Peter will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. A Dudes dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Cracker Barrel, with prayer and a brief devotional.

Holy Cross Lutheran

The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (at the corner of KY 53 South).

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6:30 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

This new ministry is at 802 Washington St. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call 502-803-0093.

Lighthouse Baptist

The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville.

Little Union Baptist

Revival will be Friday through Sunday. Youth night will be at 6 p.m. Friday, with the message, music, band and refreshments. Worship service will be at 7 p.m. Family night will be at 6 Saturday, with a complimentary meal. Worship service will be at 7 p.m. Kids’ day will be Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., with Bible crafts and games for children 10 and under at 11 a.m. Worship service is 11 a.m. The guest will be Rev. Danny Haynes. The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville. For more information, contact the church at 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.

Living Waters

Congregational Elder Larry Southard will be the guest speaker Wednesday. If you are interested in going on a fall mission trip to the Appalachia region, see Rev. Cloninger. The sermons are now on podcast. Visit www.living-waters.org for details. The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road. Call 633-0734.

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

Bishop Lionel B. Riley and Harrison Memorial Church of God In Christ of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, will be the guest at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., with worship services at 11:30 and, on the first and third Sundays, at 5:30 p.m. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.

New Covenant

Regular Sunday service is at 9 a.m. Saturday service is at 5 p.m. every second Saturday. Missionary service is 6 p.m. every third Sunday. 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

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

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

Olive Branch United Methodist

Services are Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Rev. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Garry Polston is the pastor. The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. For more information, call 502-834-7000 or 834-7767.

Open Door Christian Center

The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. For more information, call502-252-9154.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., morning worship service is at 11, and evening service is at 7. The church is located on KY 1472 in Waddy.

Pleasant Hill Christian

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

Pleasantview Baptist

The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road. For more information, contact Mose Young 502-523-8032.

Rockbridge United Methodist

“Practicing Church: Extravagant Generosity 2 Corinthians 9:6-15” will be the title of the message on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11. Discipleship study, “Becoming Disciples,” a study of Matthew and Acts, will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. (Use the entrance for fellowship hall on lower parking lot on Wednesdays). The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., and worship service begins at 11.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian

Signing for the hearing impaired will be available during the 11 a.m. services.

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

Free women's dance and fitness classes will be at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

We continue the “I Love My Church” sermon series this Sunday. Rev.Joey Pusateri will deliver a message on Romans 12:1-21 titled: “I Love My Church (…because of who we are).” Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are three Sunday school classes: traditional (adult) at 9:45 a.m., young adult at 10 a.m. A nursery and children’s church is provided during the worship service. Save the date for homecoming on Oct. 6. If you have ever been a member or visitor to the congregation, you are invited. “The Little White Church Building on the Corner” is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road. The church now has sermon videos online at http://simpsonvillecc.org. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site and Facebook page.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Rev. Ric Holladay's sermon will be “Magnify the Lord” in services at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Fellowship dinner will be Sept. 8 because of the Labor Day weekend.Located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

The collection of seasonal clothing for those in need continues. The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

Victory Baptist

Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m., with worship at 10:30 a.m. and evening service will begin at 6:30. The church is located at 715 Main Street.

Waddy Baptist

An outdoor concert, featuring Benson Creek, will be Sept. 6. In case of rain the event will be moved indoors (no concessions sold indoors). Bring your instruments and voice-audience participation is encouraged for the second half of the program. Concessions available. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. This is the last concert of the 2013 series. 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 3920 Hickory Ridge Road.