Church news: April 22, 2016

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Allen Chapel 

The Women’s Ministry Program will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday with the theme Growing in Blessedness. The speaker will be Min. Rhoda Raglin from Simpson United Methodist Church in Versailles. Services will be at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

Beechridge Baptist

Located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

Bethel A.M.E.

Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 414 Henry Clay Street. The pastor is Rev. MacArthur Pendleton.

Bethesda Church of God

Call 633-7500. Located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 2530 Elmburg Road. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed.

Burks Branch Baptist

The church will provide the meal at 7 p.m. April Saturday at the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter. Get Moving! meets 5 p.m. at Wright Elementary Gym for basketball. The WOM continues to collect for the women’s shelter, bring hygiene items, things for children; Whitney Young, snack items; A Loving Touch, baby items, volunteers. Regular Sunday Services begin at 9:50 a.m. with Sunday school followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday evening services will be at the Masonic Home this week. The new church directories are available. Help grow our Mission Involvement Fund by enrolling your card at Kroger.com/rewards-NPO 12461. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burk's Branch Baptist Church, Twitter @burks_branch. Located at 2023 Fox Run Road.

Catholic Church of Annunciation

Contact Deacon Joseph Bland

Centenary United Methodist

From the sermon series regarding Amazing Grace, the topic for Sunday's message will be "Justifying Grace" from Ephesians. The staff will meet at 2 p.m. Monday. Also Impact Shelby members will gather at Rockbridge UMC at 6. Quilters will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The pastor will teach The Daniel Plan at 5:30 p.m., a program aimed at Let's Grow Connection Opportunities.  These meetings will be on alternate times and dates. A new 5-week study of the Purpose, People and Events surrounding the 2016 General Conference will be May 4-25, taught by the pastor, Rev. Knipp. God's Kitchen Team will meet Thursday at 9:45 a.m. to prepare lunch for Victory Mission House. Sr. high youth students grades 9-12, will enjoy a spring retreat at Pigeon Forge, Tenn. from April 29-May 1. The cost per youth is $90.

Centennial Baptist

There will be no services on Sunday. Pastor Beckley and congregation will be in services at Mt. Zion – Campbranch in Taylorsville. Rev. Mitchell, pastor. The church van will leave Wal Mart at 10:30 a.m. For transportation call 502-645-4412 before 8 p.m. Saturday. E-mail wearesaved2015@gmail.com. Located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg. Rev. Norris Beckley Sr. is the pastor.

Central Baptist Church

Located at 1958 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg,approximately halfway between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg. Contact Rick Clark, Pastor at502-319-0903or 829-5013

Christiansburg Baptist

A fellowship meal will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ladies tea begins at 11 a.m. May 7. Children's choir will meet Sunday. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

The spring revival will be 7 p.m. each night April 25 to 27. Rev. Jimmy Booker, of Kenwood North East Louisville, will be the speaker. Skating will be 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday for $5. Contact Lou or Connie Maniac at 655-1758, 529-6254 or 633-5922.

Clayvillage Baptist

The Lord’s Supper will be observed during the morning service Sunday.  Family Ministry will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, “Company Coming” Meals will be delivered. Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m., worship hour is at 11 with Kid’s worship at 11:15. Call 321-2757. Located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Church service for all ages is 6:30 on Wednesdays. If you are interested in hosting a Bible study in your home, let Rev. Marcum know. WMU celebration is on May 12 at Highland Baptist Church, if you are interested in going to the meal the cost is $12, let Bettie Tipton know by May 3.Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship at 11. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

Crossroad Lighthouse

Services are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey, 220-1810 or 655-2332. Located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

Bible study (all ages) begins at 10 a.m., worship at 11 on Sunday. The pastor will preach on the Love of God. Church at Prayer/Children’s choir practice at 6:30, followed by adult’s choir Wednesday. For all the activities and pictures visit www.doverbaptist.net, call 633-0502 or check out the church Facebook page. Located at 7361 Dover Road. Rev. Ben Early is the pastor.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Located at 504 Elk Creek Road.

Elmburg Baptist

Bible study group will not meet on Sunday evening. Church clean up day is April 30, beginning with breakfast at 9 a.m. "Celebration of Women" dinner is May 7. RSVP to Scott Smith by May 1. Sunday school will be a 10 a.m., worship service is at 11 a.m. Located at 11307 Elmburg Road.


Service begins at 10:30 a.m. preceded by prayer at 9:30. Located at 709 Mount Eden Road.

Father's Love

Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church, located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

Everybody likes a good mystery right?  We invite you to come out and participate in our Children’s Ministry Mystery Dinner at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. We will provide a yummy meal, but everything is in code. It will be a great time of fun, food, and fellowship. Tickets are $7. Call 834-7973 for details. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News or call 834-7973. Located at 5270 Taylorsville Road in Finchville.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues his series on Kingdom Building – Words to Live By: "Don't Bite That Hook! Proverbs 5:1-8" at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Following the services, the Student/Youth Ministries have a fundraiser luncheon for their summer camps. Come help support the young people. Church camps cost on the average of $300-400 per student and families with multiple children enrolled in either children or students ministries often find themselves with four figure costs in sending their kids. These fundraisers help defray those expenses plus build relationships across the church. Contact tbehn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Women's Ministry meets in Room 300, and Men's Bible study holds weekly sessions in the GO Room at 5 p.m. ZUMBA meets on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Bring $5 for the instructor, Krystina Silverhorn Johnson. "Thin in Ten" meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall, for its third of 10 sessions. The study is regarding nutrition, exercise, health issues, and other aspects about losing and keeping off weight. The sessions are free, but registration is needed. Call the office at 633-1317 or contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. NEXT LEVEL meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Meal donations are $6 per adult and $1 per child/student. Classes for all ages follow the meal. Contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. CELEBRATE RECOVERY is 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Student Room, led by John and Carol Flannigan. Registration is available for pre-school for 3-4 years old at FBC. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The Outreach committee is selling FCC T-shirts. Contact the church office at 633-3345. Movie Night is 6 p.m. May 20. The movie No Lost Cause will be shown and the Peanuts movie will be shown for those 13 and under. The prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays. All are welcome to pray with the group. Call the church office at 633-3345 if you have any questions or prayer concerns. The church is a collection site for Water Step. Donations of new and used shoes 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. The church is collecting used hearing-aid batteries, box tops, Campbell’s labels, eyeglasses, plastic bags from Kroger, Walmart, etc., coupons either current or expired, canceled postage stamps, pop tops from aluminum cans for mission projects. The weekly sermons may be read online at www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, viewed online on YouTube and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. Located at 60 Disciples Way (formerly 1000 Eminence Pike).

First Corinthian Baptist, Frankfort

Located at 214 Murray St., Frankfort. Rev. Leslie Whitlock is the senior pastor. Everyone is welcome.

1st Harmony Worship Center

Fellowship celebration will be 11 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Joseph Humphrey, pastor of New Covenant, will be the Special Guest Speaker. Located at Clear Creek Park, 717 Burks Branch Road under the leadership of Rev. Don R. Burley.

First Presbyterian

The Hand Chimes Choir practices at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages is 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship each Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for location. Girl Scouts meet 6 p.m. Monday; Boy Scouts meet 7 p.m. Tuesday; Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. For those who wish to give in ways other than money to the service of God, we have provided a Food Basket. During the offering, you may come forward and place your offering of canned or boxed food items in the basket. If you wish to be less conspicuous, you may place it in the basket anytime. All food items collected each week shall be given to the Serenity Center on 7th Street. Bibles have been requested by nearly 200 high school seniors at Shelby County and Collins High Schools. These will be personally embossed with their name and given by our congregation. You can sponsor a Bible for $5, 5 for $25. Make checks payable to the church and marked FOR: BIBLES. A Place to Sleep is in need of twin, crib and queen size bedding, especially boy. Can be new or clean, gently used. Items may be brought to the church or delivered to 536 Frankfort Road by appointment (call Lynn at 321-7116.) Honor the special ladies in your life by bringing in photos that will be displayed May 1 and 8. On May 8 (Mother's Day), you will have an opportunity to make a donation in memory or honor of the women who have made a difference in your life via the Alternative Gift Market. Look for the table in the assembly room. This year's focus cause is feeding the hungry. Join us for an hour or so Mondays at 9:30 a.m. in the church yard this summer. Bring your coffee, gloves and gardening tools, and we will visit, pull a few weeds, water thirsty plants, and learn a little about what's growing in our garden. Whether you are an experienced gardener or just want to be supportive, come lend a hand. And if you would like to help but Mondays are not a good time, feel free to work at your own convenience. If you need guidance, Jenny Pippin will be happy to share the "chore list" or provide a weed identification session.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship at 10:30. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Located on Highway 60 West, across from Claudia Sanders.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

Call 829-5777. Located at 2865 Waddy Road.

Graefenburg Baptist

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com or call 829-5324. Located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Located at 5900 Louisville Road and the intersection of U.S. 60 and Highway 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Shiloh Temple

Everyone is welcome to worship and fellowship with us. We are located at 1857 Midland Trail. The pastor is Justin Barnes.

Greater Tabernacle

Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Bible Study is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Call 502-655-7207.Located at 181 Alpine Drive. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is pastor.

Harvest Community

Located at 165 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page. Located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

Men's retreat will be Friday and Saturday at Cedarmore. Cost is $50. See Matt Johnson to sign up. The stewardship committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Women on Missions is collecting items for the Hope Men's Shelter. A list is available at the church.Visit www.highlandbaptistky.com. Call the church office at 633-3516. Located at 511 Mount Eden Road. 

Holy Cross Lutheran

Call 647-3696. Located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (the corner of Hwy. 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike).

House of Grace Ministry

E-mail HouseOfGraceChildren@yahoo.com or call 502-821-8635.

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11, Bible study/prayer, and youth and team kids at 6 p.m. Checkout the church on Facebook. Located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kenwood N.E. Baptist

Located at 8900 KY 22 in Crestwood.

Kingdom House

For more information on small groups, contact Rev. Josh at josh@theKH.org. Mid-week gathering is on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Worship service is 10 a.m. Sunday. E-mail josh@theKH.org for more information.Visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. Located at 320 Main Street. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles.

Lighthouse Baptist

Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 10:30, and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville. Rev. Charles E. Ashby is the pastor.

Little Union Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11. Call 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.Located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

Located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

Masonic Home Chapel

Worship services begin at 10 a.m.

Mount Eden Christian

Located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

Located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

Located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

Mt. Zion Baptist Taylorsville

Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11. Located at 4056 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville. Rev. W.C. Mitchell is the pastor.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Sunday school is 10:30 a.m., morning service 11:30, and Wednesday at 7 p.m.William D. Beasley is the founder and pastor. Located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Located at 630 Mack Walter Road. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor.

New Greater First Baptist

Located in Simpsonville. Rev. E.W. Terry is the pastor.

New Hope

Worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.newhopechurchky.org. Located at 1745 Robin Road.

New Life Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m.; worship is at 11 a.m.; and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Located at 2378 Waddy Road in Waddy.

New Mount Zion

Youth Bible study at CDC, formerly the Mulberry Building, begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 633-7991. Located at 704 Washington St.

Old Country Church

Call 502-738-5081. Located at 3596 Mount Eden Road near the Anderson, Shelby and Spencer County lines. The pastor is Lonny Peach.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., worship at 11 and 6 p.m. Monday Bible study at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer meeting is 6 p.m. Wednesday followed by Bible study at 7. Located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. Call 655-5410. Rev. Wallace Votaw is the pastor

Open Door Christian Center

Service times are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday school at 10 and 7 p.m. on Thursday. Call502-252-9154. Located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Pastors are David and Lagonda Nichols.

Penny’s Chapel

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Call Deacon Brad Martin, 502-680-0782. Located at 300 Lincoln St. (Harvey Hall building) in Lawrenceburg. Rev. Les Whitlock is the senior pastor.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. Located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road near Waddy.Contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

Pleasant Hill Christian

Call 321-0564. Located 5 miles south of Mount Eden.

Pleasant View Baptist

The church will celebrate the pastors 6th anniversary on Sunday. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Rev. Lloyd Watkins, associate minister of Kenwood Northeast Baptist Church, Crestwood. The 3 p.m. guest and speaker will be the Rev. Ronald Walker, Shelby Congregational Methodist Church, Shelbyville along with his congregation. Lunch will be served at 2:00 p.m. The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

Located at 1100 Equity St. Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor.

Rhema Christian Assembly

Located at 561 Rockbridge Road. Visit rhemachristianassembly.org. Rev. Terry Yeager.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Adult and children's Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. The message for Sunday will be A Wide View from the scripture Acts 11:1-18. Impact Shelby meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. Small group discussion/Bible study will begin at 6:30. Healing Needles mission/craft group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY-714 (Hempridge Road). Call 502-330-7273. Rev. Marcia Woodyard is the pastor.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Discipleship training is 6:30 p.m. Evening service is at 7. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday. RAs, GAs and youth at 7.

Seventh-day Adventist

The adult Sabbath school class has a study on the Gospel of Matthew. Pathfinders are in the process of sponsoring a family picture fundraiser to help raise funds for this fall’s Florida Camporee. They will also have a yard sale as a fund raiser on May 17. Health Classes are the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the church. The cost is $25 per person and covers materials and food samples for the entire year. The focus of the classes is controlling and reversing lifestyle diseases such as heart trouble and diabetes. Located at 4401 Frankfort Road.

Shelby Congregational

Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m., worship at 11:15. Bible study is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Located at 109 Martin Luther King Street. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

Call 633-0488. Located at 2713 Mount Eden Road (across fro Weissinger Estates).

Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. There will only be one worship service at 11 a.m. on April 3. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. (traditional) and 10 a.m. (contemporary); worship at 10:50. Sermon videos are online at www.simpsonvillecc.org. Call 722-8995, visit the Website and Facebook page. “The Little White Church Building on the Corner” is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Celebrating 175 years of ministry with the Simpsonville Community. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 8:45 or 10:45. Bible study at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and choir at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Hartz Quilters at 9 a.m. on Friday.We are working on several outreach projects for our community that need people who can crochet and knit and sew.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is 10 a.m. Sunday and 12:15 p.m. Wednesday. Members are reminded to bring clothing, all sizes, for those in need in our community.

St. John United Methodist

Located at 212 Martin Luther King Street. Rev. Robert Marshall Sr. is the pastor.

Victory Baptist

Service starts at 10:30 a.m. Located at 715 Main Street. The pastor is Rev. Marc Webb.

Waddy Baptist

Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., with the weekly worship service at 11. Call 829-5164. Located at 3130 Waddy Road.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is from 10 to 10:45 a.m., and worship from 11 to noon. Bible study is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 502-437-9213 or visit waddychristianchurch@gmail.com.

Waddy Church of Faith

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., and worship is at 11 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. Located at 5967 Waddy Road.