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Church news: March 16, 2016

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Allen Chapel

Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

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

Beechridge Baptist

Located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

Bethel A.M.E.

Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 414 Henry Clay Street. The pastor is Rev. MacArthur Pendleton.

Bethesda Church of God

Call 633-7500. Located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 2530 Elmburg Road. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed.

Burks Branch Baptist

The Daniel Plan study has started and is meeting on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. in the basement before regular Sunday school. Contact Billy for information if you are interested in playing basketball at 3:10 p.m. on Sundays and Get Moving. The church is collecting now for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for Home Missions through the month of March. The goal is $2,016. The theme this year isHere I Am, Send Me. Palm Sunday is March 20 the cantata To the Risen King will be presented during the morning worship service. Good Friday evening meal and service at 6 p.m. on March 25. Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 2 p.m. on March 26 at the church, filled candy egg donations are needed. Easter Sunday Sunrise service and breakfast is at 7 a.m. on March 27. The WOM continues to collect for the women’s shelter, bring hygiene items, things for children; Whitney Young, snack items; A Loving Touch, baby items, volunteers. Sunday services this week will begin with Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11. Wednesday services will be 6:30 p.m. with Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for the adults. Choir practice will follow at 7. The new church directories are available. Help grow our Mission Involvement Fund by enrolling your card at Kroger.com/rewards-NPO 12461. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burk's Branch Baptist Church, Twitter @burks_branch. Located at 2023 Fox Run Road.

Catholic Church of Annunciation

Contact Deacon Joseph Bland

Centenary United Methodist

Centenary will participate in the Shelby Touched Twice from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The message for Sunday will come from the book of James, titled "Somebody Cut Me a Clue." The United Methodist Mountain Mission Truck will make their quarterly pick-up on Monday. Large items such as sofas, stoves, etc.  will need to be called into the church for pickup at the individual's home. A staff meeting will be at 2 p.m. Monday and the Operative Team Meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Monday. Children's Ministry will teach the Easter Series such as First Communion, Death on The Cross and the Resurrection of Christ on Wednesday evening during the month of March. Registration Forms are available to anyone over the age of 13 to participate in the Easter Painting project. The cost is $30 per person, proceeds go for providing Easter baskets. The event will begin at 6 p.m. on March 18. Congregational Care Team will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

Centennial Baptist

Youth and adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11. Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. E-mail wearesaved2015@gmail.com. Located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg. Rev. Norris Beckley Sr. is the pastor.

Central Baptist Church

Located at 1958 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg,approximately halfway between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg. Contact Rick Clark, Pastor at502-319-0903or 829-5013

Christiansburg Baptist

The church is participating in the Week of Prayer for Missions in North America and promoting the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering which helps support mission efforts of the North American Mission Board, SBC. Men's breakfast Saturday will begin at 8 a.m. Following the breakfast the men will engage in a special mission project. The youth meet at 5 p.m. on Sundays. The regular monthly business meeting will follow the Sunday evening worship hour. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

A representative from Simmons Bible College will visit March 13 to help you make a valuable decision regarding your future. If you, or anyone you know, would like more information he will be here at our 11 a.m. There will be service also. The Annual Usher Board Anniversary speaker will be Minister Nathaniel Ellis of Kenwood Northeast Baptist Church in Crestwood. Skating will be 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday for $5. Contact Lou or Connie Maniac at 655-1758, 529-6254 or 633-5922.

Clayvillage Baptist

Children's ministry and adults' prayer time is 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, weather permitting. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m., children’s worship 11:15 a.m., evening service 6:30. Call 321-2757. Located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

The church is collecting for Annie Armstrong until March 13. BALL group will go to Bell House on March 10. Touched Twice clinic is March 12 at First Baptist Church in Shelbyville. Volunteers are needed to help and also need donations of sheet cakes. If interested in sending a cake, let Bettie Tipton know. Don't forget to spring forward Sunday. Easter Egg hunt will be 10 a.m. on March 26, need donations of candy. A World Craft Missions fundraiser will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 2 at Highland Baptist Church. Church services for all ages is 6:30 to 7:30 on Wednesdays. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship at 11. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

Crossroad Lighthouse

Services are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey, 220-1810 or 655-2332. Located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

Bible Study all ages will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. Worship. During the morning worship we will have part of the service to recognize our Bible Study leaders. The pastor will preach on the Fruit of the Spirit. A meeting to plan Vacation Bible School, for the summer meeting, will be 7 p.m. Monday. The church will furnish and serve food at God’s Kitchen on Wednesday. Bible study and prayer and children’s choir will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by adult choir. A light meal and Baptist men's meeting will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Family Life Center. Plans are under way for a candlelight Good Friday Service on March 25, everyone welcome. The church will have an all-church garage sale on April 16 at the parsonage, everyone is welcome. Our "Eggs"stravanganza will be from 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. March 26. There will be games, facepainting, crafts and an Easter Egg Hunt with over 500 eggs and prizes. Every age and everyone is welcome. For all the activities and pictures visit www.doverbaptist.net, call 633-0502 or check out the church Facebook page. Rev. Ben Early is the pastor.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Located at 504 Elk Creek Road.

Elmburg Baptist

There will be a business meeting following the Sunday morning worship service. Bible study will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday. An Easter egg hunt will begin at 6 p.m. on March 25. Sunrise service on Easter will begin at 7 a.m., followed by a potluck breakfast. Sunday School will begin at 9 a.m. and the Easter worship service will begin at 10 a.m. Located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Faithpointe

Service begins at 10:30 a.m. preceded by prayer at 9:30. Located at 709 Mount Eden Road.

Father's Love

Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church, located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

Palm Sunday services are 8:30 and 11 a.m. March 20. Seder meal will be at 6 p.m. March 22 in Fellowship Hall, childcare is provided. Fellowship meal will be at 5:30 p.m. March 23. The Easter Cantata, The Day He Wore My Crown, will begin at 7 p.m. Good Friday services are 7 p.m. March 25. Eggstravaganza Hunt will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 26 at Finchville Park. There will be thousands of egg filled with candy, and special eggs with coupons for BIG prizes, free food, games (350 children’s meals at Texas Roadhouse will be given away. Sunrise Service will be 7 a.m. March 27 at Finchville Park followed by Deacon Breakfast in Fellowship Hall. One Easter service will be at 10:30 a.m. at Ruritan Building. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News or call 834-7973. Located at 5270 Taylorsville Road in Finchville.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Touched Twice kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with a dedication service in the FBC sanctuary, followed by a volunteer training at 8 p.m. Contact shelbytouchedtwice.com. Doors open from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Saturday. Rev. Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues his series on Repentance: "History's Most Infamous Kiss" – Luke 22:47-53 on Sunday. Services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m., with Bible Fellowship at 9:45 a.m. Bible devotionals are at Crestview, Crescent Place, and Amber Oaks at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m., respectively. No men's Bible study Sunday evening due to the Deacons' meeting in Elsey Chapel at 5 p.m. Women's Bible study continues, led by author/writer Nancy Hollingsworth at 5 p.m. in room 300. ZUMBA will be in the gym at 6:30 p.m. Monday, led by Krystina (Silverhorn) Johnson. Bring $5 per person. NEXT LEVEL is at 5 p.m. Wednesday, with classes following for all ages. Senior adults will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Cattlemen's for "Lunch with Geoffrey." Call him at 220-0020. Following Bible Fellowship on March 20 will be a Centri-Kid fundraiser with spaghetti lunch, dessert auction and silent auction. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. EXPERIENCE EASTER at 6:30 p.m. on March 24. Senior adult luncheon will be April 21, catered by Our Best Restaurant of Smithfield, with the Shelby County High School Acappella Choir, led by Courtney Richardson Sturgall. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. FBC pre-school registration is available for the community. Come by the church office at 1516 Midland Trail, call 633-1317, to register or register online at www.shelbyvillebaptist.com--click on preschool.

First Christian

The Stations of the Cross may be viewed during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday until Good Friday. The CWF will have their table sale on Sunday, offering cutlery, brooms, pecans, caramel corn, baked goods and more for sale. All proceeds fund their mission offerings. The Recycled Teenagers will go to the Beaumont Inn on Thursday for lunch. Reservations may be made by calling the church office at 633-3345. The Outreach committee is selling FCC T-shirts. The Maundy Thursday service is at 7 p.m. March 24. The Easter Egg hunt is 2 p.m. March 26. All children in the community are welcome to attend. In the event of rain or bad weather, it will be held indoors. The Sunrise Service begins at 7:30 a.m. March 27. The Sunrise Breakfast will be served following the Sunrise Service. Tickets are $6 each or $20 for a family of four or more and may be purchased from a member of the Diaconate or at the door. The prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays. All are welcome to pray with the group. Call the church office at 633-3345 if you have any questions or prayer concerns.The church is a collection site for Water Step. 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. The church is collecting used hearing-aid batteries, box tops, Campbell’s labels, eyeglasses, plastic bags from Kroger, Walmart, etc., coupons either current or expired, canceled postage stamps, pop tops from aluminum cans for mission projects. The weekly sermons may be read online at www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, viewed online on YouTube and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. Located at 60 Disciples Way (formerly 1000 Eminence Pike).

1st Harmony Worship Center

Located at Clear Creek Park, 717 Burks Branch Road under the leadership of Rev. Don R. Burley.

First Presbyterian

This Sunday is Love Sunday. Donations will be used to help the less fortunate in the community. The Hand Chimes Choir practices at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship each Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for location. Arriba Ninos Tutoring continues its fall session at 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church. Anyone interested in helping should talk to Diann Cook. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday; Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Articles for the April issue of The First Word are due at noon on Tuesday. Congregational Care meets at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. For those who wish to give in ways other than money to the service of God, we have provided a Food Basket. During the offering, you may come forward and place your offering of canned or boxed food items in the basket. If you wish to be less conspicuous, you may place it in the basket anytime you wish. All food items collected each week shall be given to the Serenity Center on 7th Street. RISE & SHINE by donating a box of cereal for the Serenity Center. Breakfast items are especially needed at the food bank. Donations may be placed on the table in the Assembly Room. Christmas Concert CD's are available, only $5 each in the music director’s office. A PLACE TO SLEEP is in need of twin, crib and queen size bedding. Can be new or clean, gently used. Items may be brought to the church or delivered to 536 Frankfort Road by appointment, call Lynn at 321-7116.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship at 10:30. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Located on Highway 60 West, across from Claudia Sanders.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

Call 829-5777. Located at 2865 Waddy Road.

Graefenburg Baptist

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com or call 829-5324. Located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Located at 5900 Louisville Road and the intersection of U.S. 60 and Highway 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Shiloh Temple

Everyone is welcome to worship and fellowship with us. We are located at 1857 Midland Trail. The pastor is Justin Barnes.

Greater Tabernacle

The church will host a pre-pastor's anniversary revival at 7 p.m. through Saturday. Rev. Leslie J. Harris and 1st Lady KaTrina Harris 8th year anniversary service at the 11:30 a.m. service on Saturday, featuring Bishop Hosea Anders of Burksville. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Bible Study is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Call 502-655-7207.Located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is pastor.

Harvest Community

Located at 165 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page. Located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday. Wisdom Seekers will meet at 11 a.m. Reynold's Women on Missions will meet at 6:30 p.m. and Perkins will meet at 7. Classes for crafts will begin at 10 a.m. March 19. Contact Twila Morris. Visit www.highlandbaptistky.com. Call the church office at 633-3516. Located at 511 Mount Eden Road. 

Holy Cross Lutheran

Lenten Service will be March 9 and 16, Vespers at 7 p.m. Palm Sunday service will be 11 a.m. on March 20. Maundy Thursday service with communion will be 7 p.m. on March 24. Good Friday service at 7 p.m. on March 25. Easter Sunday service is 11 a.m. on March 27. Call 647-3696. Located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (the corner of Hwy. 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike).

House of Grace Ministry

E-mail HouseOfGraceChildren@yahoo.com or call 502-821-8635.

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11, Bible study/prayer, and youth and team kids at 6 p.m. Checkout the church on Facebook. Located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kenwood N.E. Baptist

Gospel Diva charity concert will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday. National gospel comedian Kim Vaughn, gospel recording artist Julia Royston, The Daughters of Zion, and our very own Kenwood choir and dancers will perform. All guest are welcome. The free event benefits Rhonda's Second Chance. Located at 8900 KY 22 in Crestwood.

Kingdom House

For more information on small groups, contact Rev. Josh at josh@theKH.org. Mid-week gathering is on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Worship service is 10 a.m. Sunday. E-mail josh@theKH.org for more information.Visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. Located at 320 Main Street. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles.

Lighthouse Baptist

Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 10:30, and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville. Rev. Charles E. Ashby is the pastor.

Little Union Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11. Call 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.Located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

Located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

Masonic Home Chapel

Worship services begin at 10 a.m.

Mount Eden Christian

Located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

Located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

Located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

Mt. Zion Baptist Taylorsville

Fellowship day begins at 3 p.m. Sunday. Dr. Charles Burton, of Second Baptist Church of Taylorsville, will be the guest speaker, all are welcome. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11. Located at 4056 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville. Rev. W.C. Mitchell is the pastor.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Sunday school is 10:30 a.m., morning service 11:30, and Wednesday at 7 p.m.William D. Beasley is the founder and pastor. Located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Located at 630 Mack Walter Road. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor.

New Greater First Baptist

Located in Simpsonville. Rev. E.W. Terry is the pastor.

New Hope

Worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.newhopechurchky.org. 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. Located at 2378 Waddy Road in Waddy.

New Mount Zion

Youth Bible study at CDC, formerly the Mulberry Building, begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 633-7991. Located at 704 Washington St.

Old Country Church

Call 502-738-5081. Located at 3596 Mount Eden Road near the Anderson, Shelby and Spencer County lines. The pastor is Lonny Peach.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., worship at 11 and 6 p.m. Monday Bible study at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer meeting is 6 p.m. Wednesday followed by Bible study at 7. Located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. Call 655-5410. Rev. Wallace Votaw is the pastor

Open Door Christian Center

Service times are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday school at 10 and 7 p.m. on Thursday. Call502-252-9154. Located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Pastors are David and Lagonda Nichols.

Penny’s Chapel

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Call Deacon Brad Martin, 502-680-0782. Located at 300 Lincoln St. (Harvey Hall building) in Lawrenceburg. Rev. Les Whitlock is the senior pastor.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. Located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road near Waddy.Contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

Pleasant Hill Christian

Call 321-0564. 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

Located at 1100 Equity St. Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor.

Rhema Christian Assembly

Located at 561 Rockbridge Road. Visit rhemachristianassembly.org. Rev. Terry Yeager.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Adult and children's Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. The Morehead State University Wesley Center Students will lead worship. A potluck meal will follow the service. All are invited. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday; administrative council (open meeting for all) will be at 6:30. Healing Needles Mission/craft group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Holy week service will be 6 p.m. March 23. Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. March 27, outside (dress warm and comfortable), followed by a meal. Located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY-714 (Hempridge Road). Call 502-330-7273. Rev. Marcia Woodyard is the pastor.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Discipleship training is 6:30 p.m. Evening service is at 7. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday. RAs, GAs and youth at 7.

Seventh-day Adventist

Health Classes will be held at the church at 6 p.m. on March 28 and the fourth Monday of each month (same time and pace) thereafter. The cost is $25 per person and covers materials and food samples for the entire year. The focus of the classes is controlling and reversing lifestyle diseases such as heart trouble and diabetes. Rev. John Johnston will bring the 11 a.m. sermon this week. The adult Sabbath School class will be studying the great controversy theme in the life of the Apostle Peter at the 10 class. Located at 4401 Frankfort Road.

Shelby Congregational

Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m., worship at 11:15. Bible study is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Located at 109 Martin Luther King Street. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

Call 633-0488. Located at 2713 Mount Eden Road.

Simpsonville Baptist

The Daniel Plan meets at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays in the Fellowship Hall. The Daniel Plan incorporates Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus and Friends. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

Worship is at 10:50 AM. Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. (traditional) and 10 a.m. (contemporary), with worship at 10:50. Nursery, worship and wonder, and children’s church are provided during the worship service. Sermon videos are online at www.simpsonvillecc.org. Call 722-8995, visit the Website and Facebook page. “The Little White Church Building on the Corner” is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Celebrating 175 years of ministry with the Simpsonville Community. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 8:45 or 10:45. Bible study at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and choir at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Hartz Quilters at 9 a.m. on Friday.We are working on several outreach projects for our community that need people who can crochet and knit and sew.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is 10 a.m. Sunday. Childcare is provided. The third Lenten Learning Session on the question of the coexistence of faith and science will be Wednesday. Meet at 6 p.m. for a light supper followed by a presentation by Russell Bessette, M.D. and Father Richard Galloway. Participants should expect to discover that: "Faith is not without reason, but faith is always beyond reason."The need for seasonal clothing, all sizes, continues. There are bins in Memorial Hall for donations.

St. John United Methodist

Services will be at 11:40 a.m. each Sunday. Located at 212 Martin Luther King Street. Rev. Robert Marshall Sr. is the pastor.

Victory Baptist

Service starts at 10:30 a.m. Located at 715 Main Street. The pastor is Rev. Marc Webb.

Waddy Baptist

Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., with the weekly worship service at 11. Call 829-5164. Located at 3130 Waddy Road.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is from 10 to 10:45 a.m., and worship from 11 to noon. Bible study is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 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 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. Located at 5967 Waddy Road.