Church calendar: Feb. 17, 2012

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Allen Chapel

The church is located on 55 South in Finchville.



Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547. If you have thought of becoming Catholic or have questions about the Catholic church, come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499.


Bagdad Baptist

There will be a Rook tournament and children’s movie night at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The church is going tubing/skiing at Perfect North on Feb. 25. Baptist Men’s Day is Feb. 26. Breakfast will begin at 9 a.m., and worship will be at 10:30 a.m.


Bethel AME

The Louisville-Paducah District conference will be Feb. today and Saturday at Bethel AME, 414 Henry Clay Street in Shelbyville. The Friday evening service will begin at 7, with guest preacher Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie. This is a Holy Communion service, and all ordained elders are to wear their clergy collars and white robes. The offering is $25. The Women in Ministry prayer breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday with guest preacher Rev. Maxine Thomas, associate pastor of St. Paul AMEC in Lexington and the president of WIM for the 13th Episcopal District. A full breakfast with a variety of menu items will be served for a $10 donation. Episcopal supervisor Stan McKenzie will give a lecture using the theme “Are You I(n)Tuned,” and Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie will lecture on the topic “Being Innovative in Ministry.” Wendy O. Hodges-Henry, recording artist and the Christian Debutante-Master Commissioner for 13th Episcopal District, will be the guest soloist.


Centenary United Methodist

Kids Korner will be Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon for youngsters K-fifth grades. Devotions, games and a hot meal are a part of each scheduled meeting. Matt Bell, Director of Student Ministries, will deliver the message entitled, "A Terminal, Not A Destination" at both worship services Sunday. Tracy Bertram will present special music at the 11 a.m. service. Children’s, youth and family ministries will sponsor an evening of family roller skating at Champs Roller Dome, Louisville, 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Cost for the event is $2.50 for skate rental. Donations of new socks for children of all ages to distribute to schools and local shelters will be received. The public is invited to participate in a special interaction Ash Wednesday service at 7 pm following the catered dinner. This meaningful experience of Lent is designed to help individuals and families reflect on drawing closer to God through Christ as they visit interactive "stations." Junior high ski trip will begin leaving the church at 7:30 am Feb. 25, returning about 9:30 p.m. that evening. Check with the youth office for a list of items necessary for the trip.


Christiansburg Baptist

Sunday school beat 9:45 a.m. this week. The 11 a.m. worship services will be held at Centennial Baptist Church, with Rev. Herb Slaughter bringing the message, and the Christiansburg Baptist Church Choir will bring special music. Choir rehearsal is 5 p.m. and evening services at 6 p.m.  Wednesday prayer meeting/youth meeting is at 6:30 p.m.


Church of God of America

Located at 600 Bradshaw. Justin Barnes is pastor.


Clay Street Baptist

In honor of Black History Month, the annual MCMFLC benefit concert will be 4 p.m. Feb. 26. Guests will be Tamecka Outten, Main Street Baptist of New Castle, Eminence Baptist, Centennial Baptist, New Covenant and the Shelby Congregational. The next financial peace university preview will be at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday 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.


Cropper Baptist

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

Wednesday night service for youth and adults begins at 7 pm. Sunday morning prayer time at 9:30 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Come and fellowship with us. We also have a men’s bible study on Saturday beginning at 7 a.m.


Elmburg Baptist

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


Father's Love

A fundraiser lunch and dinner will be 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 4-7 p.m. Place your order by Wednesday by calling 633-0734 or 502-682-1018, or E-mail marti.brown@living-waters.org. Father’s Love, an urban ministry of Living Waters Church is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.


Finchville Baptist

Women of Joy conference will be March 30 through April 1 at Freedom Hall. Tickets are $99 per person or $89 per person if 10 tickets are purchased for the 3-day event. There is also a $12 parking pass for the weekend. If anyone is interested in going, she or he can E-mail mjtigner@insightbb.com or call 297-5049 by Feb. 26. Doing some spring cleaning and not sure what to do with your new or gently used clothing, furniture, household items, etc? The Guatemala Missions Team is now accepting items to put in a yard sale that will help send the team on their trip in July. The yard sale will take place on April 14. Keep watching for more details!


First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Steve Rice continues on his Nehemiah series at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday. 9:45 Bible study is available for all ages. Women's Ministry Training will be 10 a.m.-noon Saturday in room 300. Contact Suzanne Barrett for more information. CONNECT Student Retreat begins Friday. For more information, E-mail amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.comYoung at Heart meets 11 a.m. Thursday at Cracker Barrel to celebrate two of its members' birthdays. For more information contact President Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. Crescent Place Bible study is 1 p.m., then Masonic Home at 2 p.m., devotional in the chapel. Upward Basketball continues with Saturday games starting at 9 a.m., and Thursday games starting at 6 and 7 p.m. Refreshments are available. "Project 1189: Read Through The Bible" begins in the church sanctuary March 11. Men's Bible study is 5 p.m. Sunday in the Go Room and 6 a.m. Tuesdays at Cracker Barrel. For more information contact Gary Gilliam at 487-0192 or Geoffrey McGillen at 220-0020.


First Christian

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to youth group 5-7 p.m. on Sunday evenings. The Week of Compassion offering will be collected Sunday through Feb. 26. 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 younger children's choir will practice at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. The older children's choir will practice following worship. Good Grief will gather for lunch following worship at Wendy's Restaurant. Cub Scouts meet 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. The adult choir will rehearse at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The Women's Evening Bible Study is 5:30 p.m. Thursday with a brown bag dinner. The "Changing the World Two by Two" campaign runs all of 2012. The goal is to raise $5,000 for Heifer Project International. The church will continue to collect gloves, mittens, hats, scarves and socks to be distributed to local schools throughout the winter months. Place knitted or crocheted blocks for Warm Up America in the identified hatbox in the Assembly Room.


Grace Fellowship of Waddy

Grace Fellowship of Waddy with Pastor Carter Barnett meets 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday 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 at 11:15 a.m., and consecration shut-in 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 worship service is 11:30. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor.


Highland Baptist

The children's group is having a family movie night, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, at 6:30 tonight. There will be no 8:15 a.m. service Feb. 26. Following the worship service at 11:30 a.m. there will be a potluck dinner followed by a Faith Forward presentation at 1PM. There will be no evening worship service. AARP Foundation volunteers will provide free income tax assistance at 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. 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

The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville (across from the Masonic Home).


Living Waters Church

The H2O Youth Group will have an outing to Louisville and an overnight of fun stuff at the church this Sunday. The Sunday evening Oasis Group is collecting large soup pots with lids (which will not be returned) for an outreach/evangelism event.  Please place in Pastor Josh’s office by Wednesday. There are collection bins in the east hallway for donations of non-perishable foods, toiletries, Bibles and over-the-counter medicines for the Shelby Touched Twice ministry on March 17.  Retired Marine Corps Col. John Somerville will be the guest speaker at 10:30 a.m. March 4. He is the Central States coordinator for Christians United for Israel, a coalition of evangelicals from a broad spectrum of Christian denominations committed to the biblical mandate to bless and stand with Israel and the Jewish people.  For further information, please call the church office at 502-633-0734.  


Mount Moriah Baptist

Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Mount Eden is sponsoring a 5K walk/run on March 24, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. There is a $25 registration fee, and all participants will receive a T-shirt. To obtain an application, please E-mail kallieconway@yahoo.com, or call 502.738.9620 or come to Mount Moriah church services. All proceeds will benefit our mission to Haiti and Big Creek trips and Annie Armstrong Mission offering.


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 p.m. 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 Sunday. The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in the heart of Todds Point.


New Beginning Pentecostal

The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive. William D. Beasley is pastor.


New Covenant

The missionary program will be 6 p.m. Feb. 19 with guest speaker Jeff Yocum, minister from Springfield. 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 Mount Zion

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


Olive Branch United Methodist

The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road, and Rev. Garry Polston is the pastor. Services include Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; men’s Bible study, 7 p.m. Tuesday; prayer meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday; youth meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday. 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

Ministries offered are women's Bible study on Thursday nights. Women's Missionary Union meets the third Tuesday of every month. Call the church and leave a message for further information (829-5858). Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., the morning worship at 11 and evening service begins at 7. Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m. The First Place for Health program will be on Wednesday nights.


Rodeo Cowboy

For more information, call 502-645-0357.


Salem Baptist

Steven Hammond will conduct a biweekly Bible study at the church 6:30 tonight. The Night Baptist Women will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Louise Morris. There will be a spaghetti dinner fundraiser following the morning worship service on Sunday. Salem WMU will host the monthly birthday party at Colonial Hall at 2 p.m. Tuesday.


Seventh-day Adventist

The church is at 4401 Frankfort Road.


Shelby Congregational Methodist

To celebrate the pastor’s anniversary, the guest speaker will be Rev. A.L. Turner from Lanier Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville for the 11 a.m. service Sunday. The evening service will be 3:30, with guest speaker Rev. Donald Burley from Centennial Missionary Baptist Church. The church is located at 109 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Simpsonville Baptist

Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for worship times and more information.


Simpsonville United Methodist

Mardi Gras Game Day is Sunday following the 10:45 a.m. worship. There will be a meal with games to follow. Ash Wednesday service is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Dulcimers practice the first Monday of every month at 1 p.m.  There is an AA group that meets here every Tuesday morning at 11:30. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet every Friday in Fellowship Hall at 10 a.m. For more information, call 722-8962. The church is located at 105 1st St. in Simpsonville.


St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Sunday school for ages 12 and under is 9:45 a.m. on Sundays. Child-care services are available on Sundays. Warm clothing, all sizes, for those in need should be deposited in the bin provided in the choir vestment area of Parish Hall.