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Church news: Oct. 11, 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 youth will go to Kart Kountry in Shepherdsville at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The church has dinner at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Everyone is welcome. Wednesday activities are suspended for fall break. Missions night is Oct. 30. Come out and hear Valinda Tindle speak about her trip to Nicaragua at 7pm. 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

Sunday services start at 9:50 a.m. with Sunday school followed by worship services at 11 a.m. The Women On Mission will host the annual World Hunger Day soup luncheon immediately following morning worship services. Donations will be accepted. Wednesday services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m., JAM!-Jesus and Me! for children meets at 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting will begin at 6:30. Choir practice begins at 7 p.m. The church will supply the meal for the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26. The church will participate in the Shelby Baptist Association Mission Celebration during the weekend of Oct. 25-27. There is a county-wide service at Highland Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The church will participate in the Missions Fair at Graefenburg Baptist Church by sharing about this summer's Haiti mission trip on Saturday morning. On Saturday evening Burks Branch will join a joint service with Mount Pleasant, Dover and Emmanuel Baptist to be held at Emmanuel Baptist Church at the corner of Burks Branch Road and the new by-pass. Our choir will sing. Bill Barker from Appalachian Regional Ministries will be the guest speaker. Special speaker on Sunday morning during the morning worship service will be Lee Ames, who serves as a chaplin for the Greater Cincinnati airport. Follow us 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

Mr. Xaq Matthews, director of music, will deliver the worship message at both services Sunday. Monday is Administration Day with staff parish, trustees and finance meeting at appointed times. The Lunch Bunch will travel to Joe Huber Farm for a fall outing on Tuesday, leaving at 10:45 a.m. Call 633-2802 to assure transportation. All Wednesday evening programming will be cancelled because of fall break. LACE, MODULE IV, will be at the Versailles UMC, beginning at 9 a.m. on Oct. 19. Children, ages kindergarten through fifth grades, are invited to join the fun of Kids Korner from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 19. Registrations are needed for students in grades six through senior to attend the CYF Fall Retreat from Oct. 25 to 27 at Aldersgate Camp. The cost is $35 per youth, and sign-up sheets are available in the Youth Building or church office. The choir has begun rehearsing Christmas Music on Wednesday evenings at 7:45 p.m. Anyone, high school or older, is invited to participate.

Centennial Baptist

The senior choir will celebrate its anniversary at the 11 a.m. service on Oct. 20. Guest will be Kissy Beckley of Shelbyville and Second Christian Church of Lawrenceburg. 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

A business meeting will be Sunday after the evening worship. Columbus Day is Monday. Missions conference will be Oct. 25-27. 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. on 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

Homecoming begins at 11 a.m. on Oct. 20. Rev. William Holt is the guest speaker. Brenda Jackson is chair of the event. Dinner will be served after morning worship. Fall revival will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 30. The guest speaker is Rev. Robert Earl Houston, senior pastor from First Baptist Church in Frankfort. The dress is casual. 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

A fall festival, gospel sing and chili supper will be Oct. 19 at CLC. There will be special services on Oct. 26-27, led by the Baptist Missionary Board. 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. See Vickie if you would like to order one. Volunteers are needed for children's church. Food Pantry is in need of non perishable food items. If you have prayer concerns to be added to prayer list, let Lonnie or Shannon know. 

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

For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist

Rev. Marshall Phillips will be the guest speaker at the Sunday morning worship service. Team Kids will not meet because of fall break. The volleyball team will play at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Cropper Baptist CLC.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 633-0734 or E-mail info@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 will go to King’s Island on Saturday. For details, call 834-7973. Come to Fellowship Halland get a head start on Christmas shopping with 31 gifts after the 11 a.m. worship hour on Oct. 27. This will be used as a fundraiser for our children's ministry. There will be a light lunch provided. Connect Group 1 (young married couples) will go to Huber’s Farm in Indiana on Oct. 26 for lunch and pumpkin picking. Meet at Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant in Starlight, Ind., at 11 a.m. Lunch reservations are for 11:30. If you don’t have a Connect group, you are welcome to attend. For reservations, call 834-7973. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Curtis Woods speaks this Sunday at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. "Starting Point," a new Bible fellowship in Room 307, is led by the Cronens and Sims. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillecontact.com. No Next Level on Wednesday because of Shelby County Schools autumn break. It resumes Oct. 23 with John Flannigan continuing his leadership on Billy Graham's "My Hope for America." Graham's 95th birthday celebration is to include an evangelism effort throughout the United States during the first week of November. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart meets at Masonic Home at 11 a.m. on Thursday. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter, 633-4836.Crestview devotional is at 2 p.m. "Bullseye" will be led by Rev. Chuck McAlister at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 26. The evangelistic effort includes a catered meal in the Family Living Center. Donated prizes will be awarded to guests. Tickets are $10. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The Recycled Teenagers will travel to Hubers Farm and Restaurant on Tuesday. The van will leave at 10 a.m. For more information, call the church office. 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

This Sunday is Love Sunday. Your donations will be used to help our neighbors in need. Salvation Army Angel Tree signups are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Fellowship Hall. Arriba Ninos tutoring will not meet Monday because schools are on fall break. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. The church will serve lunch Thursday at God's Kitchen. Have desserts at the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 10:30 a.m. Help Make Coverlet Bedspreads for A Place to Sleep from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 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, 633-5427. A Place to Sleep's Make A Difference Celebration and Work Day will be noon-2 p.m. on Oct. 26. The community is invited for free food, face painting, balloon animals and more. Help put together blankets for beds and/or make a coverlet bedspread. All of these will be given to children in need in Shelby County. To volunteer or for more information, call Lynn Whittaker at 321-7116. Fall Festival will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 2 at the Pippin Farm, 1556 Vigo Road.  For more information, talk to Jenny Pippin or Jane Elkin Thomas. Parents Night Out will be from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 6 An opportunity for our young parents to gather for dinner and fellowship together while church members watch the kids. If you are interested in joining the group for dinner, contact Sally Zaring. 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. Bring in old 100 percent wool sweaters that will be used to make the mittens.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 and 6 p.m. Children’s church for 4-to-12-year-olds and a nursery are provided. The Wednesday evening Bible study starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday Evening Bible Study is “Finding Your Spiritual Gifts.” There are also children’s activities on Wednesday evening.  The Ladies of Grace Brunch is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Men’s breakfast will be at Cracker Barrel Restaurant at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 19. There will be a cook-out at the Chandlers at 6 p.m. Oct. 18. 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 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 youth ministry will have a movie night at 6 p.m. Sunday to kick off fall break. The Prayer Shawl Ministry invites the M&M's to take a scenic drive to the Thomson Hood Veteran Center in Wilmore on Thursday. Members will present lap throws and shawls to the center. Contact Twila Morris at 633-5759. The Prayer Shawl Ministry will have a craft night from 3 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 18. The children's ministry will have a hay ride at the Rothenburger's at 5  p.m. on Oct. 19.

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 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6:30 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

Luke Wisley will lead worship on Saturday. Travis and Shanna Hernandez will lead the worship Oct. 19. Former University of Louisville basketball player and missionary Brian Kiser will speak. Rev. Phillip and Marsha Clemons, founding pastors of the Ark in Florence, Ala., will minister on Nov. 10. This week there will be a Sunday evening service instead of the scheduled Saturday service. 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

A new Introduction to Israel class will convene at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the conference room. Family portraits for the new church photo directory will be taken on Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. Sign up for appointments in the east hallway. Wednesday evening service for Oct. 30 has been moved and rescheduled for a family fun night at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the farm of Jim and Lynn Price. There will be hayrides and a chili contest. 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. You may now hear our sermons on podcast. The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road. Call 633-0734.

Mount Eden Christian

The church will host a fellowship building dedication at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The speaker will be Rev. Odis Clark. Services will be in the fellowship building and a potluck meal will follow the dedication. The community is invited. 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

Bishop Thomas Clark and the House of God in Lexington will be the guest at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.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

Lincoln N. Bingham Sr., pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church at Shively Heights in Louisville, will be the speaker for the 17thchurch anniversary service at 3 p.m. Oct. 20. For more than 50 years, Bingham has been a voice and witness in Louisville and Kentucky for the reconciling power of the gospel. 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 a.m., 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 celebrate its 128th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Brenda Higgins, associate minister and her congregation of Bethesda Church of God Shelbyville. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m. The church will present its second annual community choir workshop on Nov. 8 for practice, and the concert will be at 6 p.m. on 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.

Rockbridge United Methodist

"Gloves Off: The Uppercut" Luke 17:11-19 will be the message on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11.  There will be no discipleship study on 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 worship service begins at 11.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church conduct a Bible Prophecy Seminar at 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Darrin Shephard will be the speaker. The books of Daniel and Revelation will be featured. 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 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

The church continues its “home” sermon series with a message titled “Home is …a people” (1 Peter 2:4-10). 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. “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 is “Everywhere I Go.” There are two services: 8:45 and 10:45. The message will be based on Psalm 139:1-12. 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. Methodist Men’s Breakfast is at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The annual pancake and sausage breakfast is Nov. 2. Times to be announced. Handbell choir practice will be 5 p.m. Sunday. If you have or haven’t been in choir before, come. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

The choir has started preparing for the Christmas season. The choir practices at 9 a.m. on Sundays in the choir room. See Paul Salmon if you love music and want to join the singers. The collection of seasonal clothing, shoes and bedding continues for those in need. Eucharist is at 10 a.m. each Sunday and 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

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.