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Church news: May 16, 2014

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Allen Chapel

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

Bagdad Baptist

The church will celebrate 125 years starting Sunday. David Hughes will preach the message. He was pastor at Bagdad Baptist from 1982 to 1984. Bagdad will continue the celebration with two more former pastors coming to preach. Bagdad Day is May 17th. Breakfast will be at 9 a.m. on May 25, followed by guest speaker, Rev. Burney Manning. Founder’s Day is June 1 with Dr. Mark Potts and graduation day. Lunch will be served on the grounds afterward. Mission Sunday is June 8, focusing on our Oneida, Puerto Rico and Kentucky Changers mission trips. A love offering will be accepted. 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 at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 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. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

The church will honor graduates during the 11 a.m. worship services on May 25. Marc and Billy will collect a list of 2014 graduates, all ages and grade levels. Contact them if you have a graduate in your family. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. followed by morning worship service at 11. Wednesday night services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m., JAM-Jesus and Me for children at 6:30 and prayer meeting also at 6:30. Choir practice is at 7 p.m. Vacation Bible School, Son Treasure Island, is June 15-20. 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

Mary Kendall, a Methodist Mission in Owensboro, will have their annual May Day festival on Saturday, beginning at 8:30 am. Live and silent auctions and bake sale will take place. Proceeds will enable the mission for outreach. Senior Recognition and Life Support Groups Celebration Day beginning at the regular times of service will be Sunday. The UMC Life Groups and C Groups will have a picnic at the Col. Sanders Shelter at 4 p.m. Sunday. Everyone involved in a group is invited to attend. The First Iron Chef Style Cook-Off Challenge will fire up and the potential and talent of each participant will be revealed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Visit wwwshelbyvillemethodist.com

Centennial Baptist

The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Sunday services begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Upcoming events include fellowship meal at 6:30 p.m. on May 28. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Church of Annunciation

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

Woman to Woman kickoff will be at 11 a.m. May 25 with guest speaker Rev. Saundra Marshall King. 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 workday is at 8 a.m. on Saturday to finish up a few projects,and a food bank from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the church for those in need of food.Lambs of Christ will go to the nursing home on Sunday in New Castle to sing and color with the residents. Deacons and business meeting will be Sunday. Vacation Bible School is June 20-22. Church council meets on May 28. Youth Bible study and Choir practice is 5 p.m. on Sundays, adult Bible study at 6. Youth and adults meet at 6:30 p.m. for Bible study on Wednesdays.

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

The Baptist Men will cook breakfast for the entire church and guests at 9 a.m. on Sunday, followed by Bible study at 10 a.m. for all ages. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 for all ages. The Life Changing Power of Prayer will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by adult choir practice at 7:15. All are ask to send a friend a card of encouragement and prayer the next two weeks. The pastor is Ben Early. For more information, call 633-0502, visit www.doverbaptist.net or check out the church Facebook page.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Rev. Theodore Todd is the pastor.

Elmburg Baptist

There will be a business meeting following the Sunday morning worship service. Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. Sunday.Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 11 a.m. The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. The cost is $7, and you may eat in, carry out, or possibly have delivery. Place your order by Wednesday by calling 502-682-1018 or E-mail marti.brown@living-waters.org. Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church and is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

The youth and the missions committee will have a combined time of fundraisers after the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. The Youth are preparing and serving a tasty lunch to raise money to help pay for their summer youth camp at Wheaton College in Chicago, Ill. They will work during the day with various community projects and be revitalized in the evening with praise and worship time. Everyone will have the chance to order 31 something products to help support our local missions’ efforts such as ALC, Door of Hope, and God’s Kitchen. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

KBC disaster training directors Coy Webb will be lead a session at FBC for those planning international mission trips on Saturday. Based in the Fellowship Hall, the training begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 5 p.m. Worship will be in The Family Life Center (gym) for both services, 8:30 and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Maurice Hollingsworth continues with his sermon series on"Walk with God; Talk to God: Leviticus 26:1-13 – The Blessings That Accompany Walking with God." The Student Ministry will be honored for those graduating from high school and college/university level. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com. The students of Geoffrey McGillen will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday in the choir suite, behind the sanctuary. Prayer services inaugurating the "Walk with God; Talk with God" series begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Room on the second floor. Doors open at 6 p.m. Children kindergarten through fifth grade meet in the studio, three and four year old children meet in room 207 and babies to 2 years of age meet in room 208. No meal or desserts will be available at the church. For more information, contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart meets at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Cracker Barrel for lunch. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836 or 655-1487.

First Christian

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 from Kroger, Walmart, etc., coupons either 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 classes are 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 Adult Children of Alcoholics Group meets at 6 p.m. Friday. In honor of our Military Family and Friends for Memorial Day, everyone is asked to bring a picture of your family or friends who have served in our military on Sunday or May 25 and let's hear some stories. We will have a table in the Assembly Room for that 2-week display. We often pause to thank those who served our country in person or in prayer, and this year consider giving a gift to a hungry Shelby County child to show your appreciation. The Alternative Gift Market will be available on May 25 to collect donations in honor or memory of the dedication and unselfish service someone dear to you has given to our country. We suggest your donation be made to the Backpack Program which sees that children in our schools have food available to them between the time they leave school on Friday and return on Monday morning. Feel free to donate the charity of your choice, but by all means let's say "thank you" in person when possible, and financially if you feel so led. Good Grief will gather for lunch following worship on Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult Choir rehearsal is Wednesday at 7:15 pm. Names are needed graduates or those retiring from this summer/year. If you have a loved one who is crossing a milestone in his/her life, let the office know by May 25. If you leave a voice message, please give name, school/business, degree received and course of study. We shall be honoring the people whose names have been submitted on June 1. Volunteers are needed to work in the garden this summer. Talk to Jenny Pippin. The Youth Covenant Group will sell AVON Sunscreen/Bug Guard as a fundraiser for their Montreat Middle School Conference expenses. Check out the table in the Assembly Room.

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. The “Women of Grace” meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Food will be taken to Open Door of Hope men’s shelter May 12. Men’s breakfast is May 17. 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

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com for more information. 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.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m. Morning worship at 11:30. Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor. GTBC is located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

Prayer Shawl craft night begins at 6 p.m. Friday. Andy MacDonald, the Affinity Evangelism Strategist for the KBC, will lead services Sunday. Fearless bible study for women begins from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Family game night is 6 Thursday. For more information, 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

The Kingdom House will transition to 10 a.m. Sunday services on June 1. An inner healing training with Jim and Pat is at 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. The worship leaders are Travis and Shanna Hernandez. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. Theministry is at 802 Washington St.

Lighthouse Baptist

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 E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

Rev. David Reddish from Lexington will be the guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Photographs for the pictorial directory will be taken in the garden area after Sunday’s morning service. Donations will be collected this year in support for Avenues for Women in Frankfort through Father’s Day. Pick up a baby bottle in the sanctuary to fill with change, cash or checks. The Honduras Mission Team is accepting donations of small toys, stuffed animals, and fabric to distribute on their mission trip in June. Collection bins are in the east hallway. For more information, call the church office at 633-0734, or E-mail info@living-waters.org. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m., and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Call the church office for small group times. 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 more information, call 633-0277. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Rev. Dwight Mitchell from Nashville, Tenn. will be the guest speaker during the 9 a.m. worship Sunday. A missionary program will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday with Rev. Donnie Hickman from Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Athen, Tenn., as the guest speaker. Worship Service is from 5 to 6 p.m. every second Saturday. Casual attire.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

Service times
are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday School at 10 a.m. and
7 p.m. Thursday.
Meet pastors David and Lagonda Nichols. 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. 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

Women's Day will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Stephanie Samuels from Lexington. Men’s Day will be celebrated at 11 a.m. June 8. The guest speaker will be Rev. Michael Miles from Frankfort. The church is located at 789 Core-Jackson Road.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor. The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. There will not be Bible study Wednesday. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Sunday School starts at 10 a.m. and morning worship service at 11. There will be a miscellaneous wedding shower for Kyle Abbott and Jessica following the morning worship service. Lunch will be served. Team Kids, Youth and Discipleship Training will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday and evening worship service begins at 7. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's, and Youth will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

Vacation Bible School – Agency D3 is 9 a.m. to noon June 16-20 and is open to children K-5. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The annual church yard sale will be held in the Fellowship Hall, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be furniture, household items, children's clothes, shoes and purses. The current sermon series is called “Give Me a Sign,” exploring the miracles of Jesus.  Come to hear a message about the raising of Lazarus. Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are three Sunday school classes: adult traditional at 9:45 a.m., young adult at 10 a.m. and preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. The annual church yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 17 in the Fellowship Hall, rain or shine. There will be furniture, household items, children's clothes, shoes and purses. Sermon videos are online at www.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

The Life Line Screening group will begin at 8:30 a.m. on May 23 in the basement of Simpsonville United Methodist Church. Various prevention screenings will be given for all ages. To make an appointment, call 1-800-324-9458. An “indoor sale” of furniture, dishes, clothes, pictures, books and others items will be May 23 and 24. Wednesday Bible study is 6 p.m., with choir rehearsal at 7. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. Fridays. 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 10 a.m. Sunday, and childcare is available. Volunteers for the Victory Baptist Church lunch will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the church kitchen to prepare the meal. Dr. Fred Moffatt will lead a Bible study at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday in Memorial Hall, with a light potluck lunch to follow. All interested people are welcome. 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.