Church calendar: April 13, 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. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. 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 youth group will host a dinner theater at 6 p.m. April 22. The dinner is a fundraiser, and donations will be accepted for upcoming youth events, including camp and mission trips. The church has put together a new cookbook to celebrate the 20th year for Bagdad Days on May 12. It contains many recipes of former church members and people in the community – many who have passed away. Contact the church office at 747-8933 to receive your copy for $10.


Bethesda Church of God

The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.


Centenary United Methodist

Today and Saturday the ramp building team will gather to construct another ramp. Time is 9 a.m. both days. The Confirmation class will meet Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and the CYF Jr. & Sr. High will meet at 6 p.m.  Wednesday, the regular catered meal, Bible study and programs will resume at 6 p.m. Membership Care Team will meet Thursday at 10 a.m. at the church. Missions will meet on Thursday at 7 p.m. Kids Korner will meet at 10 a.m.-noon on April 21. Junior high members are reminded of the Discovery Weekend retreat on April 27-29. Registration forms and fees are necessary before Wednesday. Registration and deposit for the senior high mission trip to Nashville in July is due no later than Friday, with remainder due by May 30. Forms are available on the church Web site or church office.


Centennial Baptist

A celebration of the pastor’s anniversary will be Sunday. Guest will be Elder William Beasley pastor of New Beginning Pentecostal Church. A church meeting will be after the morning service April 22. Centennial Church Anniversary service will be 11 a.m. May 6, with guest Rev. Ronald Walker, pastor of Shelby Congregational Methodist Church. Pastor is Don R. Burley, and chairpersons of the program are deacon Ada Blackburn and Claudia Burley. The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.


Christiansburg Baptist

A business meeting will be Sunday. Fellowship meal is April 25, and a joint worship service will be on April 29. Services begin on Sunday mornings with Sunday school at 9:45 and worship hour is at 11. Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road, Bagdad.


Church of God of America

Located at 600 Bradshaw. Justin Barnes is pastor.


Clay Street Baptist

The annual spring lock in will be 7 p.m.-7 a.m. today; $15 per child. Usher board anniversary will be 11 a.m. Sunday, with Wanda Lott Collins as the speaker. The spring revival will be at 7 p.m. Sunday though Tuesday, with Kevin Cosby, of the St. Stephens Baptist Church in Louisville as the guest speaker. Missionary Society anniversary will be April 29, with Cassandra Gray as the guest speaker during the 11 a.m. worship. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will be at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through May 17 at the church’s family life center. Call 502-321-4978 or 502-417-8600 or E-mail clayramsey@insightbb.comfor more information.


Clayvillage Baptist

At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Connect Student Ministries is co-hosting Winds of Change, a night of Christian music with the Josh Martin Band and Caitlin Armstrong. The concert benefits disaster relief work through Kentucky Baptist Convention, and a love offering will be received to help with local disaster relief efforts. Connect Student Ministries is the middle and high school, and college-aged ministries of Clayvillage Baptist Church.


Cropper Baptist

A deacons’ meeting is at 4 p.m. Sunday and a business meeting at 6 p.m. Student Pastor Spurgeon will lead a trip to West Virginia on April 21 for the Youth Sing Celebration.  The church council will meet on at 7:15 p.m. on April 25. The youth choir practices on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Contact Sue Wilson if you are willing to serve on the missions and evangelism committee. The food pantry is in need of restocking; contact Louie or LaFern James for a list of needed items. Cropper Baptist 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



Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Today at 7 p.m. is the last night of a revival meting, with Rev. Locke as the guest speaker.


Elmburg Baptist

The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road. Call 502-689-8075 for more information.


Father's Love

Father’s Love, “The Church for Kids,” will have an open house at 2-4 p.m. April 29. There will be free hotdogs, chips, cookies and drinks, and children must be accompanied by a parent. For more information, call 502-633-0734. Also, Father’s Love is having a fundraiser lunch and dinner on Thursday. The cost of the meals is $7 each, and you may eat in, carry out or possibly have delivery. Lunch is served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and dinner is served from 4-7 p.m. Please place your order by Wednesday by calling 502-633-0734 or by sending an E-mail to nina.hinkle@living-waters.org. Father’s Love, an urban ministry of Living Waters Church, is located at 624 Henry Clay St.


Finchville Baptist

The Guatemala Missions Team is now accepting items to put in a yard sale that will help send the team on its trip in July. The yard sale will take place on Friday and April 21 at 5468 Taylorsville Road. For more information, contact the church office at 834-7973.


First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Stephen Rice begins a new sermon series using the gospel of John. Two services are available, at 8:30 a.m. (contemporary) and 11 a.m. (traditional). Bible study is at 9:45 a.m. NEXT LEVEL resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a catered meal for adults ($5 donation) and for youth and children (free). Missions and music are available for the children, and youth have worship with Rev. Andy McDonald (amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com). Classes are still being held from 6-7 p.m. The sanctuary choir and orchestra are preparing for joint concerts with Harrodsburg FBC. The first Sunday evening program will be held April 22 at FBC. For more information, please contact gwright@fbcshelbyville.com. John Raizor is leading a basketball instructional camp. Please contact John at 321-1599 for more information. Young at Heart meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the FBC small dining room to greet Rev. Bill Smithwick, director of the Son Rise Childrens' Homes (formerly the Baptist Childrens' Homes). Now located primarily in Mount Washington, the SonRise facility is ministered to by YAH through Kroger Card purchases and monthly liaison visits from YAH members. For more information, call Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. The catered meal will be $8 per person. The monthly deacons’ meting will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, with the church business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Both meetings will be in Elsey Chapel on the second floor.


First Christian

The nurture committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to youth group at 5-7 p.m. Sunday evening. Kroger gift cards may be purchased from the church. Each time a card is purchased or reloaded, the church earns 4 percent. Contact Henrietta Hardin or the church office for more information. The weekly sermons may be read online at www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. The early service begins at 9 a.m. in the chapel, and the 11 a.m. service is in the sanctuary. Rev. Dave Charlton leads both worship services. 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 "Changing the World Two by Two" campaign runs all of 2012. The goal is to raise $5,000 for Heifer Project International. Place knitted or crocheted blocks for Warm Up America in the identified hatbox in the Assembly Room. Anyone interested in helping with our ministry on disaster preparedness and relief should contact the church office at 633-2693.


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 Franklin County line.


Greater Shiloh Temple C.O.G.O.A.

Wednesday prayer and Bible institution will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday worship service is at 11:15 a.m., and consecration shut-in is every first Friday at 9 p.m. 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

The adult choir will present Rememberat 10:30 a.m. Sunday. There will be no 8:15 a.m. service that day. A new member luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. April 29. AARP Foundation volunteers will provide free income tax assistance at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday. For appointments or information, call 633-3665 or 487-1612.


Holy Cross Lutheran

The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike in Shelbyville.


Lighthouse Baptist



Living Waters Church



Mount Eden Christian



Mount Moriah Baptist



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. beginning this week. The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.


New Beginning Pentecostal

At 7:30 p.m. today and 6 p.m. on Saturday, Bishop LeRoy Bryant and Ambassador for Christ Holiness Temple of Detroit, Mich., will be weekend guest at New Beginning Pentecostal Church, which now has services at 646 Frankfort Road.  Sunday school is at 10 a.m., Sunday morning service at 11 and Wednesday night Bible study at 7 p.m. William D. Beasley Sr. is pastor.

New Covenant

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



New Mount Zion

The church is located at 704 Washington St. For more information contact the church office 502-633-7991.


Olive Branch United Methodist

Services include Sunday school at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. services. Sunday night service will be 6 p.m. The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. Call 502-834-7000 for more information.


Open Door Christian Center

The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Call 502-252-9154 for more information.


Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday services include Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and the evening service at 7. Wednesday night service begins at 7. A special Bible study called "GodQuest: Discover the God your Heart is Searching For" will continue at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The cost for required materials is $8, and childcare is provided. The first place for health program, which promotes finding better health and wellness through Christ, meets weekly on Wednesday nights at 6. Movie night with snacks provided will be April 14. This event is for families. The church is located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road in Waddy.


Pleasantview Baptist Church

The church will be celebrating its pastor’s second anniversary on April 22. Rev. Gene R. Thomas will be the guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service, and Rev. Charles Duncan of First Baptist Church Eminence will be the guest speaker at the 3 p.m. service. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m.


Rodeo Cowboy

For more information, call 502-645-0357.


Salem Baptist

TeamKids and youth will be cancelled for Sunday evening.


Seventh-day Adventist

The church is at 4401 Frankfort Road.


Shelby Christian



Shelby Congregational Methodist

The church is located at 109 Martin Luther King Blvd.


Shelbyville Community



Shelbyville Wesleyan



Shiloh Baptist



Simpsonville Baptist

Beth Moore’s JAMES Discipleship class begins at 6:30 p.m. on April 19. Contact Angie in the church office to sign up, at 722-5246 ext 18. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for worship times and more information.


Simpsonville Christian Church



Simpsonville United Methodist

Life-Line ultrasound screenings will be held Saturday. Preregistration is required by calling 800-679-5192.  A light lunch will follow Sunday’s worship to welcome Bob and Melinda Dodds, members. Dulcimers will play at the Senior Day Care in Shelbyville at 12:30 p.m. Monday. United Methodist Women Spiritual Growth Retreat will be at the Kavanaugh Life Center in Crestwood on April 21-22.


St. James Episcopal

Sunday School for ages 12 and under begins at 9:45 a.m. Childcare services are available on Sundays. Clothing in all sizes is welcome for those in need. Donations for the Weekend Backpack project are also welcome. We are also collecting clothing in good condition, for any season and in all sizes, for those in need.


Victory Baptist



Waddy Baptist