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Church news: August 30, 2013

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Allen Chapel

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 youth will have a pool party at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. A worship opportunity, Kids Worship Celebration, is for 3-year-olds 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

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

Burks Branch Baptist

Rev. Betts will preach Sunday as he has returned from his annual Army Reserve training. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. 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 with the group. Kroger gift cards are available, with the proceeds going into the church mission fund. Ben Betts will have them available after the morning worship service. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. To contact the church, call 502-321-7187. The church is located at 2023 Fox Run Road in Shelbyville.

Centenary United Methodist

Holy Communion will be served at both 8:48 and 11 a.m. services on Sunday. Children's moment or worship times will take place on Sunday. Life groups is being planned for groups of eight to 10 people who share similar situations. They will gather to experience Christian fellowship, pray for one another and serve God side by side. Sign-up sheets are available at the church office and need to be returned to the office. Time for meetings will be announced soon. Barnabas Pals, college and graduate students, are invited to stop by the office and leave information necessary for correspondence. The annual day auction and BBQ lunch at the Kentucky United Methodist Home for Children and Youth will be Sept. 7 in Versailles. The bake sale will be 10 a.m.; free lunch at 11:30 a.m.; and live and silent auctions follow. The annual wild feast/fowl event with Al and Steve is planned for Sept. 21-22. Information as to times and place, auction items and games will be announced soon.

Centennial Baptist

Family day will begin during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday. Guest will be Rev. Robert Marshall and the congregation from St. John United Methodist Church. Dinner will be served. 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

Tim Lovelace will be in concert at 7 p.m. on Sept. 7. Business meeting will be Sept. 8. WMU meeting will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 10. The associational annual meeting will be Sept. 15. Fellowship meal will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 15. A joint worship with Cropper Baptist Church will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 29. 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

Eucharist Adoration will be 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. Wednesday 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 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

Church clean-up day will begin at 9 a.m. 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 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. Curtis Woods returns for the next two Sundays at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Worship services are held in the Family Living Center (gym) in the western end of the building while the worship center is undergoing painting and renovation. For more information, contact gwright@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Next Level begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a catered meal and adult and student Bible studies. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com or clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Following the meal, Russia Team shares with students and adults in the student room from 5 to 6 p.m. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) on the first Wednesday of each month is a designated monthly meeting. The other sessions are also held in Room 300. Cost is $5 for the meal. Women of Purpose, led by Kris White, begins from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Room 300, with a $10 cost for the 12-week course materials. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com. Men's Bible study is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, led by Gary Gilliam. "Starting Point," a new Sunday morning Bible fellowship ministry, is led by Paul and Nancy Sims and Tim and Karen Cronen. It begins at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 6 in Room 307. Don Carey leads the September pastor's study growth adult courses, starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 11, in Elsey Chapel. Next Level Kids begin at age 3 (as of Oct. 1) and go through fifth grade. Activities and Ministries are available for all levels. For more information, check with clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Students meet in the Relevant Blend Cafe beginning at 6 p.m. for worship, then "hang-out" in the Family Living Center (gym) or in the cafe. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Adult Choir rehearsals have begun for autumn and Christmas preparations. For more information, contact gwright@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart meets at 10:30 a.m. Thursday for the bus departure to Olive Garden in Louisville. Crescent Place devotional follows at 2 p.m. For more information, contact 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. Friday during outdoor movie night. Popcorn and lemonade will be served. Candy and soft drinks will be available for a nominal fee. For more information, call the church at 633-3345. The CWF meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Bill Matthews will be the guest speaker. Bring a sandwich for a time of worship, study and fellowship. The Nurture committee meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Bethel Bible Study classes will begin soon. To register for classes, contact the church office or Thelma McGuire. A potluck picnic will begin at 6 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the pavilion. Those attending are asked to bring a dish to share. Choir practice will resume at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18. The Recycled Teenagers will travel to the Slow Poke Farm on Sept. 18. The van will leave at 10 a.m. For more information, call the church office. 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

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, there will be some 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

The Women on Mission groups are collecting school supplies for the month of August. The M&M’s will go to KingfFish Restaurant at 11 a.m. Tuesday. For reservations, contact Martha Tipton. 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. Family game night will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A “making contact for Christ” event will be at 3 p.m. Sept. 8 and will meet at the Colonel Sanders Pavilion for dinner and worship at 4:30 p.m.

Holy Cross Lutheran

The church will kick off the new Sunday school year on Sept. 8. Classes are available for 3-year-olds through adult. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by church service at 11 a.m. After the service there will be a pig roast with potluck side dishes. The afternoon will continue with games for the children/youth and fellowship for the adults. All are welcome to join in the fun. The church is located at the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike. For more information, call 647-3696.

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

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11 a.m. 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

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

Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., with worship services at 11:30 a.m. 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. 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

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11. 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

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 “How Do I Get Out of Tough Places?”at either 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Communion will be Sunday.Fellowship dinner will be Sept. 8 because of the Labor Day weekend.Located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Sunday is the monthly potluck lunch after the service. Non-perishable food and monetary contributions will be collected for the community Food Pantry. Eucharist is at 10 a.m. each Sunday and 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. Seasonable clothing, all sizes, shoes and bedding continue to be collected for those in need.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. The church is located at 715 Main Street.

Waddy Baptist

An outdoor concert, featuring Benson Creek, will be next Friday. 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

Labor day festivities will include funnel cakes, fried apple pies, hamburgers, hot dogs, brauts, drinks, face painting, a yard sale and fun for all. 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.