Church news: March 21, 2014

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Allen Chapel
Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist
Youth-led Sunday is Sunday. Call 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 Women on Mission have set a goal of $2,014 for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering this year. The Fifth Sunday Singing fellowship will be at 6 p.m. on March 30, everyone is welcome. To supply a dish for the fellowship, contact Wanda Perry. Spring revival services will be April 27-30. Evangelists Steve Rice and Paul Chitwood will preach. Curtis Woods will bring the message on Wednesday night. Steve Skaggs will lead the music. Sunday school will be at 9:50 a.m., with worship services at 11. The choir will have a short practice for the upcoming Easter cantata after the worship service. Wednesday evening services will be held at the Masonic Home in the Chapel as the choir sings for the residents. 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
The third Sunday of Lent, the pastor's message will be "Because Personal Holiness Should Result in Social Holiness," taken from Mark, chapter 12. Quilters meets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the church. God's Kitchen Team meets at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday to prepare the meal to be served at 11:30 a.m. The CYF will host the annual men's breakfast on March 29. Kevin Burney will speak about how to handle conflicts like a Godly man. This time is an opportunity for fathers and sons to breakfast together and invite a friend to join in this time of fellowship. There will be a small fee for members but visitor’s breakfast is free. Mountain Mission Truck will arrive at Centenary on March 31, collecting items for the Mission Home. All types of family clothing and household cleaning materials are needed. Items should be packaged securely and placed on the third floor mission area.

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 a fellowship meal is Wednesday, and fifth Sunday joint worship with Indian Fork is March 30. Join for the evening meal and fellowship. The revival is coming soon, watch for dates. 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 Baptist
The church will celebrate the Usher Board anniversary on March 30. Guest Speaker will be Rev. Charles Aina, associate minister at Clay Street Missionary Baptist Church. President is Rev. Robert Ellis Sr., vice president is Sister Carrie Manica, and secretary is Sister Ronesa Holder. 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 Sunday to discuss what we are looking for in a pastor. Church council meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The challenge is to bring an unchurched friend or family member to church on March 30. The church is collecting for the Annie Armstrong offering, with a goal of $400. VBS is planned for June 20, 21 and 22. 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
School training will be 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday at Simpsonville Baptist. Classes for workers and interested in the following: children, youth, adults, how to teach by storying and reaching and helping special needs family and children/youth. Everyone welcome. Sunday school for all ages begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. An all-church 40 days of prayer, which is for church, home and individual revitalization will end on Easter Sunday. The church will serve and furnish lunch at Victory Church on Tuesday. Prayer meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday in the Family Life Center, and children and youth choir in the church worship center. The adult choir, all voices are welcome, will practice at 7:15 and are in need of a piano player. Mission offering for America will continue through April. For more information, call 633-0502.

Elmburg Baptist
The youth group will meet at the Smith home on Saturday for a movie and pizza. For details, contact Dennis Newton. The children's class will go skating on Saturday. For details, contact Jennifer Herrell. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship service follows at 11. Team Kids begins at 6 p.m. Sunday and Bible study is at 6:30.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
Easter cantata will be at 10:30 a.m. April 13; free fellowship meal follows in Fellowship Hall. Good Friday service will begin at 7 p.m. April 18 in the Finchville Sanctuary. Eggstravaganza with free food, egg hunts for age groups, super prizes for each age group will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 at Finchville Park. Easter sunrise service will be at 6:45 a.m. on April 20 at the Finchville Park, Finchville Sanctuary if raining. A free Easter breakfast will be at 7:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall with breakfast cooked by the Deacons. Easter Sunday will only have one service at 10:30 a.m. at the Finchville Ruritan building. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville
Rev. Maurice Hollingsworth continues with his sermon series, "The Road to Redemption" Sunday. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45.  NEXT LEVEL continues on Wednesday at 5 p.m. with a catered meal with at $6 per adult and $1 per student. Rev. Hollingsworth and his wife Nancy will lead an adult Bible study in the sanctuary beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart will meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday for a bus to Denny's at the Waddy Truck Stop. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter, 633-4836. Children's and Youth ministry, led by Chad Lynn and Kris White, are gearing up for summer camps. For more information, contact Liz Ellis, 633-1317 or visit clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian
The Stations of the Cross may be viewed from 6 to 7 p.m. every Friday through April 11 and on April 17.SC3, the Shelby County Community Children's Choir, will present its Beatles concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. The choir is directed by James Ray Morgan. The Outreach Committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The CWF will have tables up March 23 and will officer cutlery, pecans, brooms, baked goods and homemade pimento cheese and Benedictine for sale. The church is a collection site for Edge Outreach Shoes for Water. 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, viewed online on YouTube 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
Good Grief will meet for lunch following Sunday's worship service, see Barbara Troyer for the destination. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7. Youth Covenant Group meets at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and Adult Choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m.

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 study is “Gifts for the Market Place.” This is a study on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit." Children’s activities are on Wednesday evening. 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 BaptistCall 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
The fifth Sunday night services will be 6:30 p.m. on March 31. Glory Crown quartet will be in concert. 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. The Prayer Shawl will have craft night at 6 p.m. Friday. A spring sports camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Skills are taught for baseball, softball and soccer. To register, participate or volunteer visit our web site www.highlandbaptistky.com or call the church office.

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
A gospel singing will be at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. Several local singers and musicians will share the love of Christ through music and song. This event is free and open to the public, but an optional love offering will be collected. For more information, call the church and leave a message at 502-437-0118. The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville and is directly across the street from the Masonic Home.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 ladies retreat will be March 28-29 at Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood. The cost is $50. 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, call the church office at 502-633-0734, or E-mail info@living-waters.org.The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

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
For the month of March a different female speaker will visit each Sunday during the Women’s Day Celebration.Evangelist Matisa Olinger Wilborn of Kingdom Fellowship Living Word Ministries in Louisville will be the speaker at during the 11:30 a.m. service. 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 a.m, worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Prayer meeting is at 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 will be at 6:30. The Sunday sermon topics are: "My God, why have You forsaken me?" Mark 15:34 on Sunday; "I am thirsty," John 19:28 on March 30; "It is finished," John 19:30 on April 6; "Into Your hands I commend My spirit," Luke 23:46 on April 13. 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 7 p.m. tonight. Everyone is invited to bring their favorite games and a snack to share with everyone. Baptist Men's Day will be Sunday with a breakfast for all men and boys beginning at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., with worship service following at 11. The monthly deacon/trustee meeting will be at 2:15 on Sunday. The Team Kids and youth meet at 6 p.m., and adults are invited to discipleship training. Sunday worship service begins at 7 p.m. The monthly fellowship meal will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, and the RA/GA Pinewood Derby race will follow at 7.

Seventh-day Adventist
The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian
The church will continue its journey through The Story on Sunday. Week 27 will take us into the Resurrection. Early that Sunday morning, a small band of faithful women approached His tomb wondering who could remove the rock that sealed the entrance. Imagine their shock as an angel announced to them that Jesus was not there, “He is risen, just as He said!” The next Welcome to Shelby class is at 11 a.m. to noon April 14 in the conference room downstairs in the office area. This is led by Jason Haggard and is a great way to connect with other new people who are considering allowing Jesus to be Lord of their live and getting involved in our community of changed lives. To register or for more information, contact Jason at jhaggard@shelbychristian.org. 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
The “Daniel Plan, Glorifying God in the way we eat, move and think,” will be at 10 a.m. Saturdays in the fellowship hall. Prayer and coffee meeting will be at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall. A fish fry to support missions will be from 5 p.m. to 8 today. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Takeout and a la carte items are available. The menu includes Alaskan pollock, french fries, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink. Easter celebration will begin on Palm Sunday, April 13, during worship, when the choir will perform the musical Jesus, Only Jesus. Easter Eggsplosion will be April 19. Easter Sunday worship will be 10:30 a.m. April 20. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian
The sermon series for Lent is “Need for God.” The message for Sunday is the “Need for God’s Patience.” 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.; preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. All are welcome. The church now has sermon videos online at http://simpsonvillecc.org. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site 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
Mountain Mission Truck will pick up on March 31. All items are welcome and can be brought at anytime. 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
There will be a congregation discussion on future programs following the service on Sunday. Lunch will be provided. Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m., and childcare is available. Fred Moffatt will lead a Bible study at 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday, followed by a light potluck lunch. 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.