Easter services

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By Sharon Warner

Bagdad Baptist

Easter Sunday services will be 8:30 Early Service, 9 Breakfast, 10: Sunday School, 10:45 Easter Service. The Youth will have a fundraiser Dinner Theater 6-8 p.m. on April 30 performing a play, "Virgil's First Easter," while serving dinner.  The youth are accepting donations for the cost of the evening, but are requesting that you get tickets so they will know how many are coming.  For tickets, call the church at (502) 747-8933. 



"Son-Rise" Services is 7 a.m. on Easter Sunday at the Beechridge Cemetery.   There will be a breakfast following in the Beechridge Activity Center. Sunday School is 9:45 a.m. with worship following at 10:45 a.m. Sunday Evening worship is 6 p.m. and Wednesday Bible Study is 6:30 p.m. for children and youth, with adult class at 7 p.m.


Centenary Methodist

GLOW Children's Choir shares during both services on Palm Sunday, April 17. Maundy Thursday Service is 7 p.m. April 21 (the nursery is available for children age three and under). Holy Communion: experience "Stations of the Cross" during this time frame at your own pace is noon-6 p.m. Good Friday, April 22 (no nursery is available). CYF Sunrise Service, followed by breakfast is Easter Sunday, April 24; "SUNBEAM" Children's Choir shares during 8:48 and 11 a.m. services.


Clay Village Baptist

Children's Parade of Palms and Communion Service During Morning Worship is 11 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 17. Holy Week student service is 6:30 p.m. April 20. Good Friday Student Service is April 22. Resurrection service is 7:30 a.m. April 24. Sausage/pancake breakfast is served at 8:15 a.m. Sunday School for all ages is 10 a.m. "Hallelujah!  Praise The Lamb," a Celebration for Easter is presented by the Adult Choir. All evening services will be cancelled. Easter lilies can be purchased in memory or in honor of someone for placement in the sanctuary during the Easter season. Contact Peggy Puckett at 633-2075 or puckettpeggy@bellsouth.net.


Emmanuel Baptist

The church will have Bible study at 9:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday and worship at 11 a.m.


Finchville Baptist

The FBC choir leads us in celebration with the Easter Cantata 6:30 p.m. April 19. King's Kids Easter Program is 6:30 p.m. April 20. Come out and enjoy a great night of worship as our children ministry performs their Easter program. Good Friday Service is 7 p.m. April 22.  Family EGGstravaganza is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 23 at the Finchville Park. Events include lunch, games and an Easter Egg Hunt for all ages with great prizes for each age group. A sunrise service and breakfast  is 6:45 a.m. April 24. Start Easter Sunday off right with our Sunrise Service and breakfast served by the FBC deacon ministry. Resurrection Celebration is 10:30 a.m. April 24.


First Baptist Shelbyville

Easter services are 8:30 and 11 a.m. The Cantata is April 17, one service at 11 a.m., followed by a meal in the Family Life Center. The chorus and orchestra will perform with a drama of Living Last Supper.


First Christian

The church will observe a 24-hour prayer vigil beginning at noon on April 21 and concluding at noon on Good Friday. The Maundy Thursday service will begin at 7 p.m. April 21. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children (preschool through 5th grade) 2-4 p.m. April 23. The Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 7:30 a.m. The Diaconate will sponsor the Sunrise Breakfast following the Sunrise Service.  Tickets are available from members of the Diaconate or by calling the church office. 


First Presbyterian

Maundy Thursday Service is April 21 with a simple soup and bread supper at 6:30

p.m., and the service is 7:30 p.m. Easter Service with communion is 11 a.m. April 24.


Greater Tabernacle Baptist

The church will "Celebrate Jesus" on Sunday morning. Guest will be Pastor Jerome Reed and the Nazerene Baptist Church of Leesburg. Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church meets every Sunday at the Kentucky Utilities Auditorium. Sunday School is 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor.


Holy Cross Lutheran

Lenten services will be Wednesday evenings during Lent beginning at 7 p.m. A light meal will be served before service (6-6:45 p.m.)


Living Waters

The church will have resurrection Sunday 10:30 a.m. April 24. Living Waters Church Music Ministry will present music of the Passion and Resurrection of Christ. All are welcomed to come and worship a Risen Savior with us!


New Beginning Pentecostal

The church, located at 181 Alpine Drive, will have Easter Service at 11:00 a.m.


Pigeon Fork Baptist

The adult choir will present an Easter Cantata entitled "As Sure as My Redeemer Lives" 11 a.m. on Easter Sunday, followed by a Celebration of the Lord's Supper.


Shelby Christian

A Good Friday service is 7 p.m., and service times are 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. on Easter morning.


Simpsonville Christian

Maundy Thursday service is 7 p.m. April 21. 24 hours of prayer is 12 a.m. Saturday, April 23 to 12 a.m. Sunday, April 24. Simpsonville Christian and Simpsonville United Methodist Churches are working together to present an Easter Cantata for everyone who wishes to attend at 10:50 a.m. on April 24.


Simpsonville United Methodist

Good Friday Service, a community worship service is 7 p.m. April 22. Activities for Easter, April 24, include sunrise service at 7 a.m., Easter brunch at 8 a.m., Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. and Resurrection Celebration at 10:45 a.m.


Waddy community service

Maundy Thursday service is 7 p.m. April 21 at Waddy Baptist Church with Rev. Sean Post speaking. Good Friday service is 7 p.m. April 22 at Waddy Christian Church with Bro. Paul Lipscomb speaking. Easter Sunrise service is 7 a.m. April 24 at New Life Baptist Church with Tex Selph speaking.