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Church news: Nov. 8, 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

A women’s Bible study will be at 8 a.m. on Saturdays in the fellowship hall. The Joy Group will go to Olive Garden on Monday. The church will host a free senior social Hee Haw event on Nov. 16, featuring a meatloaf dinner, special guests Minnie Pearl, the Hee Haw Gang, Glory Crown, and Marshall Phillips. Meet and greet at 3:30 p.m., dinner show begins at 4 p.m. RSVP to Peggy Perry at 747-8882. The community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Everybody come and bring a dish. 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

The Thanksgiving potluck dinner and auction for the Lottie Moon Mission offering will be at 6 p.m. on Nov. 22 at Stratton Community Center. Meat and drinks will be provided. Auction items are being accepted. The youth will go bowling Sunday afternoon. Regular Sunday services will begin with Sunday school and morning worship services at 9:50 and 11. There will be a business meeting at 12:10 p.m. following the worship service. Wednesday services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m. followed by JAM-Jesus and Me! for kids at 6:30, prayer meeting will begin at 6:30. Choir practice will be at 7 p.m. The choir will sing at the Masonic Home at 7 p.m. on Nov. 27. 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

The sermon series for November comes from the book of Philippians titled "The Game Plan of Faith." Sunday's message will be "Pressing On." Choir rehearsal will be 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday. All departments are requested to have their charge conference reports in on Monday. The conference will be at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 24. Harriet Poynter/Lucile Smith Circle meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the fellowship hall. Guest speaker will be Jeanette Westerfield, past president of the Kentucky Women's Conference. Refreshments will be served. The Bible study is "Minor Prophets with a Major Message,” Wednesday, with a study of the final 12 prophets of the Old Testament. The Youth Ministry is collecting food items to donate to the Shelby County Backpack Program. Particular items need to be at the church by Dec. 10. Information can be obtained by calling the youth director. Nearly 100 adults has signed up to participate in Life Groups. Host homes are being formed, sign-up sheets are available and participants will be notified soon. Lace Module V meets beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 16 at the Centenary UMC in Danville. Kids Korner meets from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

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

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. Business meeting is after evening worship on Sunday. KBC annual meeting is Monday and Tuesday in Paducah. WMU meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday. Thanksgiving day is Nov. 28. 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

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

If you are interested in joining the adult choir, see Bettie Tipton. Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food items. If you have a prayer concern, tell Lonnie Chisholm or Shannon Osten.  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.

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

Sunday school will be for all ages at 10 a.m. followed by worship service. The pastor will preach “The Word Was....” from John 1:1-14. The annual Thanksgiving dinner will be at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Family Life Center. The community is welcome. Beverages, meat, rolls and dressing will be furnished. Bring a dish and join with us for this special celebration. Women on Mission meeting with the theme, “A Cactus Christmas,” are at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. All ladies are invited to join with us. Symphony of Prayer and Bible Study from the Book of James, chapter 2 is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by choir at 7:15 p.m. All voices are welcome. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Casual dress for family and friends day will be during the 11:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday. Guest speaker will be Rev. Clarance Keith from New Covenant Church. Everyone is welcome.

Elmburg Baptist

WMU and Brotherhood meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. There will be a business meeting following the morning worship service on Sunday. Team Kids meets at 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.

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. Remember that pop-top cans are required. 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. 17 in the Fellowship Hall, after the 11 a.m. worship service. The Fellowship Committee will provide the turkey, bread and drinks. Bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish for everyone to enjoy, and then bring some canned goods to donate to others in need. 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. The Middle School youth will travel to three homes for their annual progressive dinner from 6 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 16. Call the church office for more details, 834-7973. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Bob Hill preaches both services, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Deacons' meeting is at 5 p.m. in Elsey Chapel. The annual business meeting is 6:30 p.m., also in Elsey Chapel. The Statewide Baptist Convention begins Monday in Paducah. The new pastoral candidate and his wife will be presented to the FBC members and visitors Wednesday through Sunday. A catered meal will begin the festivities at 5 p.m., followed by a meet-and-greet session in the Fellowship Hall and Elsey Chapel. A question-and-answer session of the new pastor will be led by moderator Stephen Hornback at noon on Thursday in the small dining area. The free catered meal will feature Kentucky fare by CJ’s caterer Carol Flannigan. For reservations, contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.comor 220-0020. A free pizza party will be featured at 6 p.m. on Friday for those participating in Marina White's "In Studio" night along with the pastoral candidate and his wife. For more information, contact clynn@ashelbyvillebaptist.com. An open reception will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for the church and the community in the Fellowship Hall, sponsored by the Pastor Search Committee. The public is invited. A combined service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday in which the pastoral candidate will preach. A special called business meeting will follow the service for a vote on the pastoral candidate. Rev. Andy McDonald will lead an all-family church wide-soup/chili potluck meal at the Kemp's home at 3:30 p.m. The meal will begin at approximately 6 p.m. Church members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, pots of soup/chili, chips, crackers, and two liter bottles of refreshment. The church will provide everything, including the makings for "’smores" when the bonfire begins at dark. For more information regarding the meeting, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. For more information regarding the food, contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.comor call 502-220-0020.

First Christian

The Outreach Committee will host a silent auction and dinner at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The dinner menu includes tossed salad, pork loin, peas, corn, macaroni and cheese, green beans, bread and dessert. The cost of the meal is simply a donation. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling the church office at 633-3345. All proceeds from the dinner and auction will be used to purchase food for Christmas baskets that will be given to families in Shelby County. The Recycled Teenagers will travel Nov. 20 to the Glitz in Nonesuch. The van will leave at 10 a.m. Call the church office at 633-3345 to make your reservation. Consecration Sunday is Nov. 24. There will be one service only at 11 a.m. The early service will resume the next week. 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 weekly sermons may be read online at ww.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, 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. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike. Two worship services are held at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday 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

Alternative Gift Market will start with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. This is an opportunity for folks to buy holiday gifts that make a difference in the world. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Presbyterian Women will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Lunch will be served at God's Kitchen on Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should meet at Victory Baptist by 10:30 a.m. 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. A Multi-Gen breakfast and advent workshopis planned for 9 a.m. Nov. 24. A sign-up sheet to help is posted in the Assembly Room. For more information, see Beth Herrinton-Hodge. 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.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. with praise and worship at 10:30 a.m. Children’s church  is for 4-to-12-year-olds. A nursery is provided. Sunday service starts at 6 p.m. A new Bible study series entitled “Gifts for the Market Place begins on Wednesday evening. This is a study on the “Gifts of the Holy Spirit." There are also children’s activities on Wednesday. A Thanksgiving dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The Women of Grace  will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday for food and fellowship. Kristi Biram will have the devotional. Men’s ministry will meet at Cracker Barrel for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 16. 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 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

Friendship Sunday will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Pastor Guagenti's message will focus on why Lutherans believe Jesus wants us to gather each Sunday and what Jesus is doing among us when we gather. There will be a meal following the worship service. 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 Sunday. 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. The church is trying to collect 30 new crock pots by Sunday, 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. Dress is casual. 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, 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 Friday for practice, and the concert will be at 6 p.m. Saturday 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.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

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 worship service begins at 11.

Seventh-day Adventist

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 Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

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

Simpsonville Christian

This Sunday, come hear a message about celebration (Exodus 12:1-14), which continues a theme for November: “Happiness.” 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 with several Shelby County churches participating. “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

Pastor Ric Holladay’s sermon this Sunday morning is “It Takes Time.” There are two services: 8:45 and 10:45. Join us and hear the word from Matthew 13:1-9. 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 5:30 p.m. every Sunday. Mountain Mission Truck will pick up on Nov. 25.The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the church kitchen to prepare lunch for the Victory Baptist Church. Additional volunteers will be welcome. The collection of shoes, clothing and bedding for those in need continues. Stewardship pledges are now due. Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Childcare is available on Sunday.

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.