Church news: Nov. 1, 2013

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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

The church has dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 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.

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

Burks Branch will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with a meal at 6 p.m. Nov. 22. Regular services will be held during the upcoming week beginning with Sunday School and morning worship services at 9:50 and 11 on Sunday. Wednesday services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m., JAM-Jesus and Me for kids at 6:30, prayer meeting also at 6:30 and choir practice at 7 p.m. The choir is working on its Christmas cantata. For information call 502-321-7187 and follow on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. To contact the church, call 502-321-7187. The church is located at 2023 Fox Run Road in Shelbyville.


Centenary United Methodist

A chili fundraiser will be in the Fellowship Hall following both services on Sunday. Proceeds will be donated to a local individual to assist in a costly stem cell treatment.


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

Missions conference will be Friday through Sunday. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday school, and worship is at 11. Evening worship hour begins at 6 for prayer and youth meetings. Wednesday night prayer meeting, adult Bible study and youth meetings begin at 6:30. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org.


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.


Church of God of America

The morning service is at 11:15, and the 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.


Clayvillage Baptist

Fall Festival of Thanksgiving is at 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be food, games, crafts, and the community-famous Candy in a Haystack. Adults and children will be able to participant in pumpkin art. Please bring a small to mid-sized pumpkin, if possible. For more information, please call Tara at 487-1355. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship begins at 11. For more information, call 502-321-2757. The church is located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.


Cropper Baptist

Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food items. Volunteers still are needed for children's church.Bible study and youth meet at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11. Still taking orders for T-shirts. If you would like to order one, see Vickie. Volunteers are needed for children's church. If you have prayer concerns to be added to prayer list, let Lonnie or Shannon know. 


Cross Keys Worship Center



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

This Sunday the church will celebrate The Lords Supper during morning worship, at 11. Sunday school will be for all ages at 10 a.m. Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. will be a Symphony of Prayer, followed by adult choir, working on Christmas music (all voices are welcome to join). The church needs a piano player if anyone is interested. Nov. 10 will be the annual Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.


Elk Creek Missionary Baptist



Elmburg Baptist

Team Kids meets 6 p.m. Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m.The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.


Emmanuel Baptist



Father's Love

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


Finchville Baptist

November is food collection month to help those in our faith community who are in need. Bring “kid-friendly” foods on Sunday for the Shelby County Backpack Project. There should be pop-tops on the cans. Favorites are tuna, peanut butter, juice boxes, things that require no cooking. You may also want to sponsor a child. The cost is $150 per child to feed 300 children each weekend for one year. The Faith Family Thanksgiving dinner will be Nov. 10 in the Fellowship Hall, after the 11 a.m. worship service. Bring some of the following canned goods to put in baskets: corn, green beans, carrots, macaroni and cheese, Stove-Top stuffing, cake mixes and frosting. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.


First Baptist Shelbyville

Services are 8:30 and 11 this Sunday morning. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. The Senior Adult Committee meets at 4 p.m. Sunday in the small dining room. "My Hope, America" begins an evangelistic effort this next week. Please catch the presentation by Rev. Billy Graham himself on WDRB-Ch. 41 at 6:30 p.m. Thursday or at 6:30 p.m. or the Faith Channel. Student worship Wednesday will focus on the Graham DVD. For information, please contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptiist.com. "Eat Like A Man, Pray Like Men" begins Tuesday in the small dining room at noon. For more information, please contact charlesandrewrice@me.com. Next Level continues at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Wild Eggs and Things will be Thursday. Young At Heart meets at 10:30 a.m. for the bus. For more information, please contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836 or 655-1487. A student retreat is Nov. 22-24. For more information, please contact amcdonald@shelbyville.com The annual business meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Elsey Chapel. One service at 11 a.m. Nov. 17. (No 8:30 a.m. service that Sunday).


First Christian

The Outreach Committee is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Nov 13. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The Recycled Teenagers will travel Nov. 20 to the Glitz in Nonesuch. The van will leave at 10 a.m. Call the church office for more information. 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 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 church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.


First Presbyterian

Fall Festival will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Pippin Farm, 1556 Vigo Road. If you sign up ahead of time and get a ticket, you are entered into a drawing for a prize. A list of help needed is posted in the assembly room. For more information, talk to Jenny Pippin or Jane Elkin Thomas. Knit-Wits will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. Good Grief will gather for lunch following Sunday worship. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location.  Arriba Ninos tutoring continues on Monday at First Christian Church, starting with dinner at 6 p.m. Girl Scouts meets at 6 p.m. Monday; Cub Scouts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.Alternative Gift Market will start with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 10. This is an opportunity for folks to buy holiday gifts that make a difference in the world. Help make mittens for children in Shelby County, at Mitten Mania, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Making Ends Meet. Go ahead and bring in your old 100-percent wool sweaters that will be used to make the mittens. Mittens will be hung on a Mitten Tree and distributed to the schools and with Christmas baskets. Help make coverlet bedspreads for A Place to Sleep from between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at Making Ends Meet. Stay all day or a few hours. Bring your sewing machine if you have one. This is open to the community. For more information, call Making Ends Meet at 633-5427. The Outreach Committee also is collecting non-perishable food items to make small bags that can be given to anyone who comes to the church needing food. Donated items need to be "hand" friendly – pop-tops, small packages, any item that can be eaten without heating. Leave these donations in the Love Sunday baskets. The Covenant Group continues to collect old blankets and towels for the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Place them in the designated container in the Assembly Room. We still need used or new tennis balls for Heritage Elementary. Place them in the white basket in the Assembly Room. The church also continues to collect expired/unwanted coupons for the military, used hearing-aid batteries and round plastic tops from mayo jars, soda bottles, shampoo, etc. for a Painted Stone Elementary art project. The Backpack Project is in need of the following items: Vienna sausages, soup and canned pastas with pop tops; Pop Tarts and cereal bowls, fruit cups, peanut butter crackers, individual packages of chips, rice-crispy treats, puddings. Place them in the basket marked in the Assembly Room.


Fisherville Church of Christ



Grace Assembly of God

On Monday the “Timeless Treasures” (seniors) will meet for lunch at Cattleman’s Restaurant at 11:45 a.m. Sunday Evening November 10th at 5:30 pm we will have our Thanksgiving dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10.  The church will be feeding the men at the Open Door of Hope shelter on Nov. 11. The Women of Grace  will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday for food and fellowship. Christy Biram will have the devotional. Men’s ministry will meet at Cracker Barrel for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 16. Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m., with praise and worship at 10:30 and 6 p.m. Children’s church  is for 4-to-12-year-olds. A new series entitled “Gifts for the Market Place” will begin Wednesday. This is a study on the “gifts of the Holy Spirit." There are also children’s activities on Wednesday. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.


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. Call 829-5324 for more information.


Graefenburg Christian

The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 151 at Graefenburg.


Greater Shiloh Temple



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. The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive.


Hempridge Baptist

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


Highland Baptist

The food pantry is in need of restocking. A list of items needed is available at the church. Boxes for Operation Christmas Child are available at the church and are due back by Nov. 17.


Holy Cross Lutheran

Sunday school classes are available for 3-year-olds through adult. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by church service at 11 a.m. The church is located at the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike. For more information, call 647-3696.


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

Rev. Phillip and Marsha Clemons, founding pastors of the Ark in Florence, Ala., will minister on Nov. 10. This ministry is at 802 Washington St. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call Rev. Josh Settles at 502-803-0093.


Lighthouse Baptist

Holiday bazaar and luncheon will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16. Anticipated vendors will include Avon, Pampered Chef, handmade jewelry, candy, wreaths, crafts and much more. Chili and hotdogs will be served, with desserts available, whole or by the slice. 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. The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville. For more information, contact the church at 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.


Living Waters

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall. Family portraits for the new church photo directory will be taken Sunday following the morning service. Sign up for appointments in the east hallway. The church is trying to collect 30 new crock pots by Nov. 10, and 30 turkey breasts by Nov. 23 for a Father’s Love project. Give your donations to children’s pastor, Marti Brown. The H2O Youth Group will attend the 2013 Youth Convention in Frankfort on Nov. 22-23. The children’s ministry needs all types of larger plastic bottles without labels to make a Parable Puppets Theater. There are specific supplies/food needed for the Father’s Love Ministry. Visit www.living-waters.org for the list. There will be a men’s retreat at Blue Licks State Park on Dec. 6-7. For more information, visit the church Web site, or call the church office at 633-0734. 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. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.


New Covenant

Regular Sunday service is at 9 a.m. Saturday service is at 5 p.m. every second Saturday. Missionary service is at 6 p.m. every third Sunday. 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. The church is located at 704 Washington St. in Shelbyville. For more information, contact the church office at 502-633-7991.


Olive Branch United Methodist

Services are Sunday school at 10 o’clock morning worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Garry Polston is the pastor. 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.


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, and evening service is at 7. The church is located at 5090 Graefenburg Road in Waddy. For more information, call 829-5858.


Pleasant Hill Christian

The church is located 5 miles south of Mount Eden. For more information, call 321-0564.


Pleasant View Baptist

The church will present its second annual community choir workshop on Nov. 8 for practice, and the concert will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Clay Street Baptist Church. Guest clinician will be Rev. Ton’ya Triplett of St. Stephen BC and host director James Davis. If you are interested in participating in this workshop or for more information, contact Diane Crittendon or Mose Young at 502-523-8032. The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road. For more information, contact Mose Young 502-523-8032.


Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

The church is located at 1100 Equity St.


Rhema Christian Assembly



Rockbridge United Methodist

The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.


Rodeo Cowboy



Salem Baptist

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., and worship service begins at 11.


Seventh-day Adventist

The Revelation of Hope seminar led by Darrin Shephard, is a 7 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday. Today’s topic will be “The Truth About Hell.” The seminar is free and open to the public. The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.


Shelby Christian

Signing for the hearing impaired will be available during the 11 a.m. services.


Shelby Congregational

The pastor is Ronald Walker.


Shelbyville Community



Shelbyville Wesleyan

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


Shiloh Baptist



Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday School is 9:15 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.


Simpsonville Christian

The church begins a new sermon series with a message titled “Happiness” (Philippians 4:4-9). 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.  There will be a Thanksgiving Community Worship service on Nov.26. “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

Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. every Friday in the Fellowship Hall. Even if you can’t sew, you can iron while you fellowship. Handbell choir practice will be 5 p.m. Sunday. Methodist Men’s pancake/sausage breakfast is from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.


St. James Episcopal

The monthly pot luck lunch will be Sunday after the service. Non-perishable food and monetary contributions will be collected Sunday for the community food pantry. Members are asked to return the stewardship pledges by Sunday. Volunteers will meet Tuesday in the church kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare lunch for the Victory Baptist Church. Help is always welcome. The collection of seasonal clothing, shoes and bedding continues. Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Childcare is available on Sunday.


St. John United Methodist



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.


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