Church news: Sept. 14, 2012

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Allen Chapel
The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. For more information, contact Diana at 647-3499. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

Bagdad Baptist
The church is located at 5790 Elmburg Road in Bagdad.

Beechridge Baptist
The church will celebrate its 200th anniversary during the week of Oct. 7. There will be an old-fashioned dinner-on-the grounds celebration, so watch for further information. Officials are in the planning stages but would like for the community residents to mark their calendars for that week and plan to attend. Watch for updates.

Bethel A.M.E.
Church service starts at 11 a.m. The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

Bethesda Church of God
The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Burks Branch Baptist
Susan Bryant will be the guest and will share more about our “State Missions and Bold Hopeduring the morning worship service Sunday. The church is collecting for the Eliza Broadus State Missions offering.  Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 11. Wednesday night services are Young Musicians at 6:20, prayer meeting at 6:30 and choir practice at 7.

Centenary United Methodist
Kids Korner will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church for children ages three through fifth grades. The sermon series, “When The Walls Fall Down,” from Nehemiah, will continue through Sept. 30. The message for Sunday is “Get To Work.”The Membership Care Committee meets 10:30 a.m. at the church. The Ladies Lunch Bunch will travel Sept. 21 for lunch at the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg. Meet at the church at 11:30 a.m. The Frankfort District UMW will gather at 9 a.m. Sept. 22 at Pleasureville UMC for the 40th annual mission celebration. Lunch will be served, and information for items requested can be obtained by calling 647-5391. The annual wild game feast fundraiser for the youth will be Sept. 22 at the Shelby County Fairgrounds/Floral Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Tickets and information can be obtained through the church office. Also, the meal will be served following the 11 am worship service on the following Sunday.

Centennial Baptist
The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist
Season of Prayer for state missions is through Sunday. Back to Church Sunday is this week. There will be a fellowship meal on Sept. 26. Fifth Sunday joint worship is at Indian Fork on Sept. 30. Sunday services begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. and evening services at 6. Wednesday evening prayer meeting/youth meeting will be at 6:30. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org

Church of God of America
The morning service is at 11:15 and afternoon service at 5. The church is located at 600 Bradshaw St. in Shelbyville. Justin Barnes is pastor.

Clay Street Missionary Baptist
Homecoming day will begin at 11 a.m. Oct 21 during the morning worship service. Rev. Thomas D. Stubblefield of First Baptist in Chesterfield, Mo., will be the morning speaker. Dinner will be served immediately following morning service. Fall revival will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 through 23. Rev. Stubblefield will be the guest speaker. The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Cropper Baptist
The SBA annual meeting will be at 2-6:30 p.m. Sunday at Cropper Baptist. Members will attend Derby Dinner Playhouse on Sept. 22 to see Church Basement Ladies II. The church pantry needs donations of food items to assist families in need. The church is a registered Red Cross emergency relief shelter and is open to the community in times of need.

Cross Keys Worship Center
George Blakeman is the pastor of the church, located at 4379 Frankfort Road.

Dover Baptist
The church continues to seek a van for its youth. Weekly services are Wednesday prayer and Bible time for adults and youth at 7 p.m., with choir practice at 8. Saturday morning Bible study is at 7 a.m. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist
A church picnic will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Harry Hill Park near New Castle.  A potluck dinner will be held following the morning worship service Sunday to welcome Rev. Brad Jennings and his family and in appreciation of Rev. and Mrs. Marshall Phillips. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and 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 at 10:30 a.m.-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 502-633-0734 or E-mail nina.hinkle@living-waters.org. An urban ministry of Living Waters Church, Father’s Love is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist
An arts and crafts show will be at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3. Buy a booth to sell your crafts and artwork to help send children to camp. A space will cost $20 and an additional $5 if you need a table. Let the church know as soon as possible if you are interested or know anyone who would be. For more information, contact Elizabeth at 859-866-3737 or children@finchvillebaptist.com. Light concessions will be available. See You At the Pole Youth rally will be Sept. 25 at Highland Baptist Church. The Toby Mac concert is Oct. 26. See Davey to sign up. Tickets are $17. The women’s Monday night Bible study will resume on Monday with Downpour  by James MacDonald. For more information, contact Krystle Leach at krysleach1@mac.com. The cost of the study guide is $17. For more information, contact the church at 502-834-7973.

First Baptist Shelbyville
"Red," a Sunday series on the "red letter" words of Jesus in the Bible, continues with Rev.  Stephen C. Rice at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Bible study is at 9:45 a.m. A few tickets are still available for National Gospel Quartet Convention tonight only. Tickets are $30. Contact gmcgillen@fbcshelbyville.com before 4:30 p.m. today for more information. Bus will depart at 5 p.m. promptly. Hispanic Ministry holds an all day activity Saturday at FBC. For more information, E-mail amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com. Upwards Training will be Saturday. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com for more information. The Book Club meets 6:30 p.m. most every third Monday of the month in the GO Center. Next Level meets at 5 p.m. with a catered meal for $6 for adults, $1 students and children. Music and mission for classes and Study Growth classes for adults are 6 p.m. Young at Heart meets Thursday at FBC, $8 per person for catered meal. Donnah Gresh's Secret Keeper Girl Live! will be at 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday for the Pajama Party Tour. For more information, contact www.secretkeepergirl.com. Men's choir workshop will be Sept. 30 at Scott County High School. For more information, contact gwright@fbcshelbyville.com.

First Christian
Youth group has resumed and meets at 5 p.m. on Sundays. A cabinet meeting is at 6 p.m. and a board meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday. The Recycled Teenagers will travel to Slow Poke Farm in Shepherdsville on Wednesday. A yard sale for the Van for Glenn Fund will be Sept. 22. Donations for the yard sale may be left at the church between Sept. 16 and Sept. 21. The next Van for Glenn committee meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the church. The Nurture and Outreach committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The SC3, the children’s community choir, will present a concert 7 p.m. on Oct. 5. 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 is also collecting used hearing aid batteries, coupons – current or expired, cancelled 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 www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours at 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. Two worship services are held each Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. 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
The chili cookoff will be tonight during the Picnic in the Parking Lot held in conjunction with the city's Downtown Street Party. Articles for the October issue of The First Word are due by noon on Saturday. The Country Mouse is open every Sunday morning. Place your extra garden produce, jams, jellies, flowers, etc., on the counter between the Fellowship Hall and kitchen, then take something you don't have. Donations are accepted but not required. This is an opportunity for those who have raised an abundance of produce to share with those who can't have a garden. Good Grief will gather for lunch at 12:15 Sunday at Wendy's Restaurant. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday; Cub Scouts at  6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. The adult choir will practice at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Lunch will be served 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. Expired grocery coupons will be collected for the military, as will new and used shoes for Edge Shoes for Water. The "Changing the World Two by Two" campaign runs all 2012. Our goal is to raise $5,000 for Heifer Project International.

Grace Assembly of God
Pastor Darrell will share from the book of Job at 10:35 a.m. Sunday. Eternal Vision will be in concert 6 p.m. on Sunday. The group performed this past week at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville. The conclusion of the DVD series by Perry Stone on Revelation will be Wednesday evening. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Restaurant.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy
The church is located at 2865 Waddy Road. Call 829-5777 for information.

Graefenburg Baptist
The church is located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line. For more information, phone 829-5324.  

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

Greater Shiloh Temple C.O.G.O.A.
Pastor Justin Barnes leads the church at 6th and Bradshaw streets.

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.

Highland Baptist
An adult-only mission trip to serve the KBC-sponsored Oneida Boarding School in Eastern Kentucky will be Monday through next Friday. Jerry and Libby Claypool will lead this mission. The M&M's will have a potluck lunch at 11 a.m. Thursday. Game night for all ages will be 6-8 p.m. that night, and open gym for all ages at 6:30 p.m. The WMU for September is collecting diapers for A Loving Choice Pregnancy Center.

Holy Cross Lutheran
The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike).

Indian Fork Baptist
The church is located in Bagdad.

Lighthouse Baptist
The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from the Masonic Home.

Living Waters Church
Terry and Shari Sora from the Manos Unidas en Christo, “Hands United in Christ,” located in San Pedro, Honduras, will speak 7-8:30 tonight in the fellowship hall. This ministry feeds and ministers to the homeless. Food and toiletries will be collected Sunday for Operation Care. Bins will be in the hallways to collect donated articles. “Until Then,” a special evening of worship centered on Heaven and the Second Coming, will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in the sanctuary. All are invited to attend. For more information, call the church office at 502-633-0734, or email info@living-waters.org.

Mount Eden Christian
The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist
Bible study is Sunday at 10 a.m., with worship at 11. Monday Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, youth and children groups are at 7. Wednesday choir rehearsal is at 8 p.m. Jacob's Well Bible study is at 10 a.m. Thursday. Adult winter Bible study is on Sundays at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

New Beginning Pentecostal
Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., and morning worship is at 11:30. Wednesday night Bible study is at 7. 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 6 p.m. Sunday with speaker Sister Zenda Jones, Lay Minister at St. John United Methodist Church. Musical selections will be presented by New Covenants Mothers of Praise. 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.; services at 11 a.m. Wednesday services are 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. For more information, contact the church office at 502-633-7991.

Olive Branch United Methodist
Services include Sunday school at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. services. Sunday night service will be at 6. 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, call 502-252-9154.

Pigeon Fork Baptist
Sunday school is at 10 a.m., morning worship service is at 11, and evening service is at 7. Wednesday night prayer service begins at 7. The church is located on KY 1472 in Waddy.

Rodeo Cowboy
The church will have its third-year celebration at 5-8 p.m. Sept. 24. The meeting will begin at the Red Barn Arena, 6720 Mt. Washington Road in Taylorsville (Highway 44 between Mount Washington and Taylorsville). Blues and Grass will be the providing music. Bring your lawn chair and your horse if you want ride at open arena time. A meal also will be provided. It is free and everyone is welcome.  For more information, call 502-645-0357.

Salem Baptist
All evening services are cancelled Sunday because of the Shelby County Baptist Association's annual meeting. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. each week, with the morning worship service at 11. Brad Jennings will become the new pastor of Elmburg Baptist on Saturday.

Seventh-day Adventist
The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road.

Shelby Christian
National Collection Week for gift-filled shoe boxes is Nov. 12-19, but shoe box gifts are collected all year at the Samaritan’s Purse headquarters in Boone, N.C. For more information on how to participate in Operation Christmas Child, call 615-778-0046 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org.

Shelby Congregational Methodist
Men’s prayer breakfast will be Sept. 22 at the church, with guest speaker Rev. Norris Beckley. Breakfast begins at 8 a.m. If you need a ride to the church, call Tyrone Wakefield at 502-257-3898 on Saturday evening. The church is located at 1526 Martin Luther King Jr. St. in Shelbyville. For more information, call 633-6244. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Simpsonville Baptist
A women’s retreat will be Nov. 2-3 at Kavanaugh Conference Center in Crestwood. The theme will be “Cozy Mountain Lodge, the story of Ruth & Naomi.” The cost is $80 each, which includes all meals and lodging. For more information or reservations, contact Amy Griggs at 722-8582. Men’s Bible study begins at 4 p.m. Sunday. New worship schedule is Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. and worship at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.

St. James Episcopal
Eucharist is held each Sunday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Sunday school for ages 12 and under is at 9:45 a.m., and childcare is available for the 10 a.m. service. The collection of clothing, all sizes, continues.