Easter services April 4, 2012

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By Sharon Warner

Bagdad Baptist

The Easter Thorn Experience production begins at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday and includes drama, special music, and a message.


Bethel AME

Holy Week revival will be at 7 p.m. nightly, tonight through Friday, at 412 Henry Clay Street. The evangelist’s The Thundering Voices of the Coalition Pastor’s of Greater Shelby County will be presented. Music will be by local choirs. All churches are encouraged to attend and all are welcome.


Centenary United Methodist

The study "24 Hours That Changed the World” continues through tonight and includes visits via video to places in the Holy Land that relate to the last 24 hours in the earthly life of Jesus. The Stones of Passion will be at noon-3 p.m. on Good Friday, with communion. The annual Easter picnic and egg hunt, sponsored by the CUMC Children’s Ministries, will be 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pavilion at Clear Creek Park. The hunt is open for children up to fifth grades. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided and everyone is asked to bring a side dish for sharing. In the event of inclement weather, the hunt/picnic will be held in the church fellowship hall.


Christiansburg Baptist

Sunrise service will be 7 a.m. Easter Sunday. The choir will present the Easter cantata, Magesty11 a.m. on Sunday.


Finchville Baptist

Good Friday service will be at 7 p.m. The third annual Easter Egg Eggstravaganza will be at 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Finchville Park. There will an Easter egg hunt, inflatables, horse rides and food. There will be an egg hunt and prizes for all ages (infant to adult). Sunday services will be sunrise service, 6:45 a.m. (outdoors if weather is permitting); deacon breakfast, 7:15 a.m.; resurrection celebration, 8:40 and 11 a.m.; connect group, 9:45 a.m.


Finchville Ruritan Club

The Finchville Ruritan Club, located at 5596 Taylorsville Road, will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The Easter Bunny will be there to greet the children.


First Baptist Shelbyville

On Easter Sunday there will be a contemporary service at 8:30 a.m. and a traditional service at 11. Bible study is at 9:45 a.m.


First Christian

The Easter sunrise service is at 7:30 a.m. The sunrise breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m. Tickets are $6 each and the meal includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, fruit, juice or coffee. The Easter service begins at 11 a.m. and the ordinance of baptism will be observed.


Highland Baptist

Good Friday Service of Darkness and the Lord’s Supper will be at 7 p.m. Friday. An Easter egg hunt will be 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday.


Holy Cross Lutheran

Maundy Thursday service with communion is 7 p.m. Good Friday service is 7 p.m.. Easter Sunday service with communion is 11 a.m. Sunday, with Easter breakfast 9-10:30 a.m.


Lighthouse Baptist

Easter Resurrection Sunrise Service will be 7:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday. The message will be delivered by Rev. Charles Ashby. We will have coffee and donuts following the Sunrise Service. Our normal morning worship will follow at 9:30 a.m., an hour earlier than usual and there will be no Sunday school this week.  Located across from the Masonic Home  at 696 Frankfort Road. For more information 502-220-1060.


Living Waters

Celebrate Jesus and His resurrection 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Experience the power of anointed praise as we exalt the Living Lord. The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road.


New Covenant

A gala will start at noon on Saturday and will include singing and poem readings followed by an Easter egg hunt. Sunrise service will be 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Minister Geraldine Spencer and Rev. Joe Overall will be the speakers.  Breakfast will be provided after the service.


New Mount Zion

Rev. Kilen Gray will be one of seven pastors for a Good Friday service Friday at First Baptist Church in Frankfort, beginning at noon. For more information, contact NMZBC office at 502-633-7991 or E-mail nmzbc2@bellsouth.net.


Pigeon Fork Baptist

The Good Friday service will be at 7 p.m. at Mount Vernon Church on Waddy Road with Rev. Grant O’Dell officiating. An Easter Sunrise service will be 7 a.m. Sunday with Rev. Bill Brumley officiating. The 11 a.m. Sunday Service on Easter will feature special music from the choir. There will be a small Easter egg hunt and desserts following the service.”


Rockbridge United Methodist

Good Friday Service will be at 6:30 p.m. The message will be delivered by Bro Loren McQueen. We are located at 5317 Rockbridge Road. For more information call 502 829 0454.


Salem Baptist

There will be an Easter egg hunt and party at 4 p.m. Saturday for all children.  Sandwiches and chips will be served afterwards. Sunrise service will be 8:30 a.m. Sunday with donuts, coffee, mild and juice following.


Shelbyville Wesleyan

An Easter egg hunt and resurrection story will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.


Simpsonville Baptist

Easter Eggsplosion will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Simpsonville park, for all children preschool through fifth grades. There will be prizes for each age group.


Simpsonville Christian Church

The church will join Simpsonville United Methodist Church for a sunrise service at the Methodist church, beginning at 7 a.m. Sunday. The adult and youth choirs, as well as people from Shelbyville and the Simpsonville United Methodist churches, will present a cantata, O What a Savior, at the 10:50 a.m. worship celebration on Easter Sunday.


Simpsonville United Methodist

Easter Sunday schedule will be a sunrise service, 7 a.m.; light breakfast, 8 a.m., egg hunt, 10 a.m., and Resurrection celebration, 10:45 a.m. There will be no 8:45 a.m. worship service.


St. James Episcopal

Holy Week services will be at 12:15 p.m. today, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday; 7 p.m., Good Friday; 10 a.m. Sunday, Holy Eucharist; 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Sunday school for ages 12 and under begins. Child-care services are available on Sunday.