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Church news: Feb. 7, 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

A women’s Bible study will be at 8 a.m. on Saturdays in the fellowship hall. 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

Lee Bean will deliver the morning worship message at 11 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school will be at 9:50 a.m. The Women on Mission will host a birthday party for the residents at Masonic Home Shelbyville at 2 p.m. on Monday. The youth will go to Paoli Peaks for tubing on Feb. 16, right after church. Bring money for food. A church work evening is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 17. The Mission Involvement Fund continues to grow from the use of the Kroger gift cards. See Ben Betts if you need one. Wednesday night services will begin at 6 with Acteens. JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for the adults will follow at 6:30. Choir practice will begin at 7.Follow on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.

Centenary United Methodist

The Sunday worship messages delivered by the pastor from the “Breaking Free” series have been very spiritually encouraging. Sunday's message will be "From the Power of Fear," from Genesis 50: 15-21. The Safe Sanctuary Class will be 5 p.m. Sunday. Congregation members interested in assisting with youth, children and older adults must take this class. All administration committees will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Harriet Poynter/Lucile Smith Circle will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Women from around the world are planning for their 19th quadrennial assembly in April. The theme is "Make It Happen." The Quilter's Meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday in room 206, working on Hugs Quilts. If staying the entire time, bring a sack lunch. Regular Wednesday programming will start at 5:45 p.m. with the fellowship dinner followed by classes and choir practice. Kids Korner will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday. This is a monthly program.

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

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. February events include Worship hour combined service at 11 a.m. on Feb. 9 at Centennial Baptist Church in Christiansburg. Business meeting is Sunday. WMU meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Valentines Day is Feb. 14. Fellowship meal will be 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26. 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

Sunday and Wednesday evening services are on hold until further notice because of the heating cost. A spaghetti luncheon, hosted by the Lambs of Christ, will be Sunday after church. Donations will be accepted. The WMU and deacons will meet Sunday after the morning service. Karl Babb, with the Kentucky Baptist Association, will meet with the church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with information on beginning the search for a new pastor. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

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

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. for all ages. Pastor Ben Early will continue preaching through Galatians 4:8-31, with "Labor Pain Perplexity and the Necessity of Barrenness." A new Sunday school class taught by the Rev. Early and his wife will be for couples, called “New Beginnings,” which is during the Sunday school hour. February is “Put Your Heart in It” in Sunday School for the entire month, with high attendance on Feb. 23. Women on Mission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Family Life Center. Symphony of Prayer, starting a Bible study in Philippians will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by Adult Choir (all voices are welcome). Guest soloist on Feb. 16 will be Jan Early. For more information, call the church at 502-633-0502.

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 8:40 a.m. worship service 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

When inclement weather during the school week occurs and closes Shelby County schools, all church activities at FBC also are canceled.

First Christian

The youth group will sponsor a Valentine's dinner from 5:30 to 7 pm. on Feb. 16. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 633-3345. Donations will be accepted for the meal, which is a fundraiser for the youth to go to camp this summer. 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

Sunday is Love Sunday. Make checks payable to First Presbyterian Church, marked for Love Sunday. Your donations help our less fortunate neighbors in Shelby County. Good Grief meets for lunch following Sunday's worship service. See Barbara Troyer for the destination. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Arriba Ninos Tutoring continues at 6 p.m. on Mondays, First Christian Church. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7 p.m.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday; Youth Covenant Group at 6 p.m.; and adult choir at 7:15. The church will serve lunch 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. There will be a Low-Key Spiritual Gathering for a Meal as God's Family at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20. Any Middle School students interested in attending the Montreat Middle School Conference from July 23 to 27 in Maryville, Tenn., should see Pastor Jay ASAP.

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. Services are also at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study, on “Gifts for the Marketplace,” is at 7 p.m. Children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. The church will provide a meal for Open Door of Hope men’s shelter on Monday. “Women of Grace” will meet for prayer and fellowship at the church on Tuesday. 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. Georgia's WOM meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Supper will begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, followed by a business meeting at 7.

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

A new Oasis Group for single women, “Women of Grace Ministry” will begin on Sunday at the home of Sandy Ford. If interested, sign up at the information counter in the sanctuary. For more information, call the church office at 633-0734, or visit www.living-waters.org. You may now hear sermons on podcast. 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. For more information, call 633-0277. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Sunday morning worship is at 9 a.m.; Saturday service is at 5 p.m. every second Saturday, for a 1-hour, full worship service; and missionary service is at 6 p.m. every third Sunday. Dress is casual. Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr., will deliver the sermon and the New Covenant Family choir will provide musical selections.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

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

Wednesday night Bible study is at 4 p.m. There will not be Bible study on Feb. 19. The Sunday sermon topics are "Cross-ing Conflict" 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 on Sunday; "Not Because of Us" 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Feb. 16; "Spirit Mind & Spirit Power" 1 Corinthians 2, Feb. 23. Until warmer weather arrives, Sunday school and Sunday worship are being held in the church fellowship hall, most accessible by parking in the rear of building. Signs are posted. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

The Baptist women will meet at 2:30 today at the home of Louise Morris. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., with worship service following at 11. There will be a baby shower for Kayla and Steven Legge following the morning worship service, with a light lunch served. Team Kids and youth meet at 6 p.m. and the adults have discipleship training. The evening worship service begins at 7 p.m. Focus on WMU Week is Feb. 10-16. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's and youth will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The movie Hell and Mr. Fudge will be shown at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and admission is free. The movie is based on a true story of Edward Fudge, a young Bible-belt preacher. He gets a surprise visit from an eccentric stranger who has a bizarre request. He wants Fudge to investigate Hell. Today, Edward Fudge is a well-respected author, lecturer and theologian. The book that resulted from his research, The Fire That Consumes, a compelling study on the subject of Hell and eternal torment. It stands as a testimony to a man who had the courage to search for truth and to pay the price for what he found.” The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian

Identical services start at 9:30 or 11 a.m., with full youth programming available at both services. Tickets are available to a Sweetheart Banquet on Feb. 14 and Daddy/Daughter Date Night on Feb. 15.  The couples banquet on Friday will include a meal and an encouraging and entertaining look at marriage from Christian comedian Mark Gungor. The cost is $40 per couple.  The date night for dads and their girls will include a meal and fun music for dads and their girls.  The cost is $20 per family. 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

Simpsonville Baptist Church will host a father/daughter ball at 6 p.m. Feb. 23. Tickets are $15, which includes the meal, entertainment and DJ, photo and father’s gift. Guest speaker will be WAVE-Ch. 3 anchor Scott Reynolds. For more information and tickets, contact Shari at 722-5246 ext 15. 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. All are welcome. “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

There are two services on Sunday, at 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. The Wednesday Bible study will begin again in January. 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 Moffat will lead a Bible study at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday in the Parish Hall. Afterwards will be a light potluck lunch. This study is open to all interested persons. Volunteers will meet in St. James kitchen at 10 a.m. on Tuesday to prepare lunch for the Victory Baptist Church. The collection of clothes, shoes and bedding continues for those in need. Aluminum cans are also being collected for recycling to benefit church programs.

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.