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Church news: January 11, 2013

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Allen Chapel

The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Annunciation

Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. For more information, contact Diana at 647-3499. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

Bagdad Baptist

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 service starts at 11 a.m. 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

Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m., with worship service at 11. There will be a business meeting after the worship service Sunday. Wednesday night services are Young Musicians at 6:20, prayer meeting at 6:30 and choir practice at 7. Acteens will not meet on Wednesday evenings until further notice. Remember the Open Door of Hope toiletry products donation boxes at church. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.

Centenary United Methodist

The Seeking Greatnessconference this Friday and Saturday will the focus on a series of sermons for Sundays during January. This Sunday the message will be “A Great Commandment: First Things First” from Mark 12:28-34. The United Methodist Women District Missions meeting will be at 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. This meeting is not open to the general public. The overflow class will be responsible for the set up and clean up for the catered meal Wednesday.

Centennial Baptist

The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Church services begin on Sunday morning with Sunday school at 9:45 and worship service at 11 a.m., with Sunday evening services at 6. WMU will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, prayer meeting/youth meeting is Wednesday, and a business meeting will be on Sunday. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org.

Church of God of America

The morning service is at 11:15 and 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.

Cropper Baptist

A deacons’ meeting is at 5 p.m. Sunday, with a business meeting at 6 p.m. B.A.L.L. Group luncheon is Monday. Co-ed volleyball league play has resumed; schedule and game times are posted on the bulletin board. There will be no choir practice during the month of January. The church pantry needs donations of food items to assist families in need.The church is a registered Red Cross emergency relief shelter and is open to the community in times of need.

Dover Baptist

Sunday services will begin with Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. Worship service is at 11. All visitors are welcome.

Elmburg Baptist

The quarterly business meeting will be Sunday following the morning worship service. Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays beginning Jan. 20.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

Scott Davis presents a night of family-friendly comedy and desserts at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Finchville Ruritan Club building. Order your tickets to help plan for the actual number coming. Childcare (under age 9) is provided with advance reservations. To make arrangements, call 834-7973. Tickets cost $10 in advance; $15 at the door. The youth will go to Lazer Tag at the Mall of St. Matthews in Louisville at 2-8 p.m. Jan. 20 as part of Random Acts of Kindness. The cost is $15. Winter Jam 2013 will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 2. All youth should meet at church at 4:30. Remember to bring a friend and money for concessions. Must sign up by Jan. 27 for Toby Mac concert (Winter Jam).The Guatemala trip is quickly approaching. The approximate cost is $1,250. Departure will be July 1, and the return flight will be July 7. See Pastor Jay as soon as possible if you will be going. For more information, contact the church at 502-834-7973.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Ray White of Winchester will lead both services Sunday, at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. Senior Adult Committee meets at 4 p.m. in the small dining room. Deacons' meeting is at 5 p.m. in Elsey Chapel. Upward Basketball begins soon. Contact clynn@fbcshelbyville.com for more details. J-term continues at 5 p.m. Wednesday, with soup and sandwich, $5 for adults and $1 per child and student. Rev. Jerry Tracy will lead the Bible study in Elsey Chapel at 6 p.m. Children and students have separate studies. For more information, send an E-mail to amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com. Young at Heart meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Shelbyville FBC. Speaker(s) to be announced. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter, 633-4836, or gmcgillen@fbcshelbyville.com. On Jan. 20 Jene Hedden/Tom Adkisson's Sunday school class will be exploring Victor Hugo's novel, now made into a musical movie,Les Miserables. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com.

First Christian

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 is also collecting used hearing aid batteries, coupons – current or expired, cancelled 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 www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours at 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. Two worship services are held each Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11 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 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

Women's Bible study group meets at 10 a.m. Wednesday; adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. The Mitten Tree is ready to accept more donations of hats, mittens, scarves, socks, etc. These will be distributed to the schools all winter to be distributed to those in need.  

Grace Assembly of God

The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Restaurant.

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 U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line. For more information, call 829-5324.  

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.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

The men's breakfast will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, with guest speaker Jeff Eaton, pastor of Hope Community Church in Lawrenceburg. January Bible study will be at 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday and will explore the book of Ecclesiastes. Upward Basketball practice will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. Cheerleaders will practice at 6-7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Holy Cross Lutheran

For more information, call 647-3696. The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (at the corner of KY 53 South).

Indian Fork Baptist

The church is located in Bagdad.

Lighthouse Baptist

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

Living Waters

The youth will meet in the Watershed on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and will be studying the book Multiply by Francis Chan and Mark Beuving. The study is on making disciples. The church is invited by the Kentucky Prayer Focus to join in a 21-day fast that will end with a worship service in the sanctuary on the evening of Feb. 1. The church will collect non-perishable food items for Operation Care on Jan. 20, and bins will be located in the east hallway.

Mount Eden Christian

The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

New Beginning Pentecostal

The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.

New Covenant

New Covenant Church will have a regular worship service on Saturday, beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday services will be the second Saturday of each month, with different choirs for each service. This will be in addition to the regular worship on Sunday morning at 9. The public is invited and welcome to attend all services. The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Road, Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor.

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. For more information, contact the church office at 502-633-7991.

Olive Branch United Methodist

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

During the month of January, drinks and snacks will be collected for patients of the Commonwealth Cancer Center of Frankfort. A Western Sweetheart Roundup will be on Feb. 10. All are welcome. Feel free to wear western clothing and bring a western-style food dish to help out. Prayer meeting and Bible study are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 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 five miles south of Mount Eden. For more information, call 321-0564.

Salem Baptist

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

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road.

Shelby Congregational Methodist

The church is located at 1526 Martin Luther King Jr. St. in Shelbyville. For more information, call 633-6244. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

Community Prayer Group meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays. Come and pray for your family, friends and the country. Discipleship classes include Experiencing God, at 5:30 p.m., beginning Sunday; The Bible for Life at 5:30 p.m., beginning Sunday; financial peace, 5:30 p.m., beginning Monday. Contact the church office for more information on any of these classes or to sign up, call 722-5246 ext. 18. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.

Simpsonville United Methodist

United Methodist Men's Breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Methodist Women are invited Saturday. Following breakfast, all Christmas decorations and the Christmas tree will be taken down and stored until next year. Fill the box for the “Animal Shelter Sunday” whichwill be this Sunday. The shelter is in need of the following items: canned dog and cat food for giving meds, cat litter, bedding, bleach, laundry detergent, leashes and collars.

St. James Episcopal

The collection of clothing, all sizes, continues, especially needed are warm clothing, shoes and bedding.Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Child care is available on Sunday.

Waddy Christian

Sunday School is 10-10:45 a.m. and worship at 11-noon. Bible study is at 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. The church board meeting is 12:15 p.m. Sunday.