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Church news: Sept. 13, 2013

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Allen Chapel

Regular morning worship is at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Everyone is invited to join the morning and afternoon services. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The church will celebrate National Back to Church Sunday this week with a ministry fair following the 11 a.m. service. Come and fellowship in fun with games, food and ministry information. A worship opportunity, Kids Worship Celebration, is for 3-year-olds to fifth grade at 11 a.m. on Sundays, led by the children’s minister. Adult Bible study is at 7 p.m. on 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 10 a.m., morning worship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

The youth will meet at Billy's home at 5 p.m. Sunday. Women on Mission are hosting Hee-Haw Hoe Down on Sept. 22. Fall Wednesday night services will begin at 6 p.m. with Acteens. Children will meet with “JAM – Jesus And Me!” at 6:30 p.m. for a time of games, crafts and singing. Prayer meeting will also begin at 6:30. Choir practice will follow at 7 p.m. A group will attend the Kentucky Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Training session in Springfield on Sept. 21. Talk to David Merchant or Steve Price if you are interested in attending or for information to register. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship services at 11 a.m. Kroger gift cards are available, with the proceeds going into the church mission fund. 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

The new sermon topic for September comes from the “Reclaiming Our Identity” series, and the message for this Sunday will be “Presence.” The worship planning meeting will be at 10 a.m. Monday. It is time to sign up for the Lifegroups, groups of eight to 10 people gathering to experience Christian fellowship, discuss the scriptures and prayer time. Call the church for information. LACE meets at Graefenburg United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21. Kids Korner will gather at the church on from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21. The annual Wild Game Feast will be at 6 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Dinner and silent auctions are part of the evening's event. Tickets are available at the church office or from the youth minister. There will be a luncheon as part of the feast on Sunday at the church following both services.

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

The youth will have a cookout on Saturday. The associational annual meeting will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Graefenburg Baptist Church. Fellowship meal will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 25. A joint worship with Cropper Baptist Church will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 29. 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

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

Help welcome interim pastor Coy Webb on Sunday. Be sure to stop by our outreach booth at Cropper Day on Sept. 21. Fifth Sunday Sing is on Sept. 29 at Cropper. Members are asked to bring sandwiches, salads, fruit or dessert. The church picnic will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the picnic shelter. Adult Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. Youth meets from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. 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

State missions’ week of prayer will be through Saturday. All Sunday school classes start at 10 a.m. A Sunday school class for young married and young adults, called New Beginnings, will begin at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11. Symphony of Prayer will be at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist

The church on Sunday will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Worship will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck dinner and afternoon program. Several former pastors will be attending, and former members are encouraged to join this special occasion.Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays beginning Sept. 22. The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch on 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

There will be a youth fundraiser lunch after the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. Come let the youth serve you a relaxing Sunday meal. Money raised will be used toward the cost of summer camp in 2014.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Tickets are still available for the last National Gospel Quartet Convention in Freedom Hall. Tickets are $30 per person. If taking the bus, add $3 for gasoline and parking. The bus will depart at 5 p.m. today. For more information, contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Open Door of Hope offers a "Night in a Box" tonight, giving a picture of the homeless in our community and throughout the U.S. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. A Gideon speaker leads both services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday in the newly repainted sanctuary. "Invite A Friend Day” also captures the spirit of the fall’s Next Level. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Baptist associational meeting, Women's Missionary Union, meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This is the 100th anniversary. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. "Off The Couch," an exercise ministry, begins Monday. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Next Level continues at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a catered meal. The cost will be $5 per adult and $1 per child/student. Various studies begin for ages 3 to 102 at 6 p.m. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com or amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart (YAH) celebrates 24 years in continuous ministry for senior adults at Amber Oaks Assisted Care, 156 Haven Hill Road, on Thursday. For more information contact YAH President Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. A student/parent meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Upwards Basketball registration starts on Sept. 25. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The Bethel Bible study classes will begin soon. To register for classes, contact the church office or Thelma McGuire. Choir practice will resume at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Recycled Teenagers will travel to the Slow Poke Farm on Wednesday. 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

A multigenerational breakfast and activity time will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday. Regular Sunday school starts the following Sunday, at 9:45 a.m. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Arriba Ninos tutoring begins at 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. The Presbyterian Women's Morning Bible Study Group meets this month at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in Fellowship Hall. This group is open to any woman in the church or any female friend of the church. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 a.m. on Wednesday. The church will serve lunch at God's Kitchen on Thursday. Have desserts at the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 10:30 a.m. 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

Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. evenings. Evangelist is Julius Hovan.

Grace Assembly of God

Live! In concert….Eternal Vision will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday.All are welcome to attend Sunday School for all ages, beginning 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. The Wednesday evening Bible study is “Finding Your Spiritual Gifts.” There are also children’s activities on Wednesday evening.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 Highway 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

A family trip to the Louisville Zoo will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Deacons meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A new disciple's prayer class begins at 6 p.m. Pray shawl will have a craft day from 3 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 20. Festival of Marriage simulcast will be Sept. 27-28. Registration is available at the church.

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

Revival services will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday through next Friday. Those preaching will include Rev. Brian Owens on Monday; Rev. Hershael York, Tuesday; Rev. Steve Adams, Wednesday; Rev. Glen Corn, Thursday; and Rev. Devin Leitch, Friday. Special music will be performed by Breneda Merchant, Colleen Heflin, Brad Ruble, Denise Watts-Wilson and Adam Bishop. 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

Lou and Martie Riddle will lead the worship on Saturday. Eric Stivers will be leading worship on Saturday. Services start at 6:30 p.m.This ministry is at 802 Washington St. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call 502-803-0093.

Lighthouse Baptist

Holiday bazaar and luncheon will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 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 our 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

Final deposits for the Appalachian Mission Trip are due Sunday, and a special meeting will be in the conference room directly following the Sunday morning service. The special speaker for the 6:30 p.m. Wednesday service is Dolores Mitchell. The Anderson County Prayer Walk will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 21. Starting locations are at Anderson County High School, Anderson County Courthouse, and the Lawrenceburg Green. A prayer service will follow, led in worship by The Place Worship Band. A lay leaders meeting will be at 6 p.m. on Sept. 25 in the Streams Café. A church-wide financial presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 in the sanctuary. Jerry and Karen Ellard, worship leaders in Jerusalem, will be guest ministers at the 10:30 a.m. service on Oct. 6.  The sermons are now on podcast. Visit www.living-waters.org for details. 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

Missionary service will be Sunday, with guest speaker Rev. Sharon (Sherry) Hagler of Shelbyville. Regular Sunday service is at 9 a.m. Saturday service is at 5 p.m. every second Saturday. Missionary service is 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

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

The community church, will host their anniversary on Sunday, beginning with 10 a.m. Sunday school and 11 a.m. worship service. This daylong celebration will include a host of Gospel singing groups, church choirs and soloists in concert. Lunch will be served. There will be food for your body and food for your soul. 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

“Back to Church Sunday” service with Rev. Grant O’Dell will be Sunday. 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.

Pleasantview Baptist

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 Kentucky Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction 46th Women’s Conference will begin at 7 p.m. through Saturday. The theme will be A Call For the Wailing, Women to Pursue His Righteousness and Fulfill Their Mission. Speakers will be Gregory Chaney on Friday and Donya Bell for the closing service at noon on Saturday. The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11. 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. Ladies night out will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cattleman’s in Shelbyville. The church family community picnic will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 29 and will include 3-on-3 basketball, karaoke, Jeopardy!, corn hole, food and fellowship. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

This week’s message by Joey Pusateri is on Luke 15:1-10, titled: “There Will Be Joy in Heaven.” 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. A nursery and children’s church is provided during the worship service. Save the date for homecoming on Oct. 6. If you have ever been a member or visitor to the congregation, you are invited. “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

Simpsonville Fall Festival is Saturday. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is at 10 a.m. each Sunday and 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. Seasonable clothing, all sizes, shoes and bedding continue to be collected for those in need.The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

St. John United Methodist

A ribbon cutting for the new sanctuary will be 11 a.m. Sunday during family day.

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.