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Church news: Feb. 28, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Regular morning worship is at 9:30. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The choir retreat for Easter music is today and Saturday at the church. For more information, contact Casey Jones at 220-1513. Teen girls are signing up now for Girls of Grace in Louisville on March 8. The children are going skating on March 15. Biggest Loser meets at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The Daniel Plan is coming to Bagdad Baptist. There will be two classes to choose from, one begins Monday, the other begins March 15. For information, contact the church 747-8933. 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 with 9:45 for Sunday school and 11 a.m. for worship service. The pastor is Rev. Linda Jackson. 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 a.m. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

The choir has begun practicing for the Easter Cantata, Glorious Day! Everyone is welcome to come join them as they practice and be a part of Easter morning services. Spring revival services will be April 27-30. Sunday school will be at 9:50 a.m., with worship services at 11. A deacon's meeting will follow the service on Sunday. Wednesday services will begin at 6 p.m. with Acteens followed by JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting at 6:30. Choir practice will begin at 7 p.m. Follow Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church on facebook to find this information and information about upcoming events, or call the church at 502-321-7187.

Centenary United Methodist

Holy Communion will be served at both Sunday worship services. Prayer time will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Hunter's Chapel. The Upper Room Prayer Group will meet in the library from 8 until 10 p.m. Ash Wednesday service will be held in the sanctuary at 6:30 pm. There will be no fellowship dinner. Wednesday the children's ministry will be teaching about the meaning of Ash Wednesday. For the next few months they will be observing the meaning of Easter. The local mission team will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Centennial Baptist

March is Women's month and the theme is “Sister's Sharing Faith, Hope and Love.”Speaking this month will be Sister Ada Blackburn, Sister Carla Beach, Sister Latice Evans, Sister Claudia Burley and Sister Jeanetta Stone. 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

Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school and worship is at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. March events include week of prayer for North American Missions and the Lottie Moon Easter Offering Sunday through March 9; Daylight savings time begins March 9; business meeting, March 9; WMU, March 11; Shelby Touched Twice Ministry event, March 15; fellowship meal, March 26; 5th Sunday joint worship with Indian Fork, March 30. Everyone is welcome to the evening meal and fellowship. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Church of Annunciation

Eucharist Adoration will be in the chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. 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.

Clay Street Missionary 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 soup and sandwich luncheon will be after church on March 23 to discuss what we are looking for in a pastor. The challenge is to bring an unchurched friend or family member to church on March 30. The food pantry is in need of perishable items.

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

Lord's Supper and Baptism (Celebrating the Ordinances) will be at 11 a.m. Sunday. Deacons meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Symphony of prayer is at 6:30 p.m., children/youth choir at 6:30 and adult choir at 7:15 on Wednesday. All voices are welcome. Bass voices are needed. Kickoff for 40 days of prayer will be March 9. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. for all ages. Contact the church at 633-0502.

Elmburg Baptist

Brotherhood will meet at 10:00 a.m. Saturday. Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. Sunday, and Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m.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 early worship service now will be at 8:30 a.m. to allow everyone more time to enjoy breakfast and get to their connect groups on time. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Maurice Hollingsworth continues on his sermon series: "The Church – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly" at 8:30 and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Revelation 3:14-22 focuses on the Turkish church of Laodicea, the "lukewarm" congregation that bears special Biblical mention. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Upward basketball coaches share their faith in messages to their teams Saturday. Games begin early on Saturdays and continue throughout the day. Next Level continues on Wednesday, beginning at 5 p.m. with a catered meal, $6 for adults, $1 for children. Rev. Hollingsworth leads in the sanctuary with a Biblical devotional. YAH meets at Bell House at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836.

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 (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 weekly sermons may be read online at ww.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, 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. 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. Two worship services are held at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

The Multi-Gen Mardi Gras starts at 9 a.m. Sunday with a pancake breakfast and moving into multigenerational learning activities to prepare for Lent. Anyone interested in helping should speak to Beth Herrinton-Hodge. Good Grief meets for lunch following Sunday's worship service. See Barbara Troyer for the destination. Arriba Ninos Tutoring continues at 6 p.m. on Mondays, First Christian Church. Session meets at 6 p.m. Monday. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Ash Wednesday service will start with a simple supper at 5:15 p.m., followed by the service at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Women's Bible study is at 6 p.m. Thursday. Parents and More Night Out at First Presbyterian will return next Friday. Parents will drop off their children at Catering by Kate (Bemiss), 934 Main Street, about 5:30 p.m. if possible, for hors d’oeurves. Parents and other young adults will be leaving to go to Hometown Pizza for some fellowship and story-swapping. While parents are away, their children will get a lesson in manners from “Miss Martha” (Flood) as they progress through the courses of food, using real china and linen napkins. We may even serve tea. Children are asked to be dressed in their best, ready to show off the manners they know and learn a few new ones (Which fork do we use for this? Where do I place my knife and fork to show I’m finished? What if I don’t know what to say to the people around me?). Young adults can join at Hometown Pizza about 5:45 or 6 p.m. To attend with the adults, contact Sally Zaring at 321-0930 or by Facebook, so she can get a headcount for Hometown Pizza. To make a reservation for your child (children), sign the sheet in the Assembly Room soon or contact Sally at 321-0930, Libby at 321-1747 or Lynn Whittaker 321-7116, by E-mail or Facebook. Anyone interested in going to Morehead State University's Build-A-Bed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 should contact Lynn Whittaker by March 15 to register. Build-A-Bed targets a very specific and often neglected community, the working poor. Many Kentucky children are living in homes with not enough beds or none at all. The mission of the Morehead Build-A-Bed project is to ensure that 75 children are guaranteed a proper place to sleep in their home. Along with a handmade twin bed and mattress, each child gets a bedtime bag which includes a sheet set, comforter/quilt, a book, alarm clock or night light, stuffed animal and a hygiene kit.

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. Sunday service starts at 6 pm. Wednesday Bible Study and children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. Adult Bible study is titled “Gifts for the Marketplace.” This is a study on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Timeless Treasurers (seniors) will meet Tuesday. Food will be taken to Open Door of Hope men’s shelter March 10. The “Women of Grace” will meet at 7 p.m. March 11. Men’s Ministry breakfast is March 15. Everyone is welcome. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

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

Graefenburg Baptist

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

Graefenburg Christian

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.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

AARP is offering free tax filing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Contact Betty or Marvin Rogers at 502-487-1612 for an appointment or for more information. Deacon’s meeting is at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Senior meals will be delivered Monday. The M&M's are going to Wild Eggs for lunch at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. For reservations, contact Martha Tipton.

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. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

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

Lighthouse Baptist

For more information, call 502-552-3648 or 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 send an E-mail to LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

We will be praying for the local governments of Shelby, Anderson, Franklin and Henry counties at 6:30 p.m. during Wednesday’s service. A men’s chili supper is 6:30 p.m. next Friday in the fellowship hall. Sign up at the information counter in the sanctuary. The young families/adults will have a potluck on March 9t in the fellowship hall after the morning service. RSVP by calling the church office, 633-0734, or E-mail nina.hinkle@living-watersorg. The Shelby County Touched Twice Free Clinic will be March 15 at First Baptist Church. Visit www.shelbytouchedtwice.com to register as a volunteer. The youth will go to the Winterjam Tour at Rupp Area on March 15. Tickets are $10; for more details, see Youth Pastor Jeremy Cloninger. A ladies retreat will be on March 28 and 29 at Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood. The cost is $50, with the first $25 due by March 16. This will be the Beth Moore Bible Study, “Loving Well-Retreat in a Box.” Sign up at the information counter in the sanctuary. For more information on any of the above, call the church office at 502-633-0734, or E-mail info@living-waters.org.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

Women’s month will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Carlie Taylor of House of God in Lexington. For the month of March a different female speaker will visit each Sunday.William D. Beasley is the pastor. For more information, call 633-0277. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

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

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) is every Wednesday night beginning at 7. 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, morning worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Prayer meeting is 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

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. There will be no evening worship service through March. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 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

The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Until warmer weather arrives, Sunday school and Sunday worship are being held in the church fellowship hall, which is most accessible by parking in the rear of the building. Signs are posted. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

The monthly game night will be at 7 tonight. People are asked to bring their favorite games and a snack to share. The ping pong table will be set up, too. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., with worship service following at 11. The monthly business meeting will follow the morning worship service on Sunday. A potluck farewell lunch for John Raizor and his family will follow the morning worship service Sunday. Team Kids and youth will meet at 6 p.m. on Sunday with Discipleship Training for adults. Worship service begins at 7 p.m. Prayer meeting, RAs, GAs, and youth meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday begins the Week of Prayer for North American Missions and the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. The church goal is $1,050.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian

Identical services start at 9:30 and 11 a.m., with full youth programming available at both services. More information is available at 633-5975.

Shelby Congregational

There will be a praise and worship service the second Friday of each month at 7 p.m. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

Created Creatures Animal Tales, a free community event, will be at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. This event for the whole family explores how science proves the Genesis creation account and incorporates live animals from around the world. A fish fry to support missions will be from 5 to 8 p.m. March 21. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children. Takeout and ala carte items are available. The menu includes a hearty portion of Alaskan pollock, French fries, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink.Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

There are three Sunday school classes: traditional (adult) at 9:45 a.m., young adult at 10 a.m.; preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. “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

Fellowship dinner/administrative council meeting will be Sunday. There are two services on Sunday, at 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is 6 p.m., with choir rehearsal at 7:30. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. every Friday. Even if you can’t sew, you can iron while you fellowship. The church is located on 1st Street off U.S. 60 in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m., and childcare is available. Rev. Fred Moffatt will lead a Bible study at 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday, followed by a light potluck lunch in the Memorial Hall. This study is open to all interested persons. 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

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

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.