Church news: April 8, 2016

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Allen Chapel

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 is continuing to collect for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for Home Missions. The goal is $2016. We are very close to date with $1396. The church will provide the meal at 7 p.m. April 23 at the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter. Regular Sunday Services begin at 9:50 a.m. with Sunday school followed by worship service at 11 a.m. The monthly business meeting will follow the morning worship service Sunday. Wednesday services begin at 6:30 p.m. with Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for the adults. Choir practice will follow at 7. 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. 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

Rev. Tina Patterson, of the Wesley Foundation, will deliver the messages at both services on Sunday.


Centennial Baptist

Building fund day is Sunday. Rev R.Z. Miller and Spirit of Peace Missionary Church of Louisville will be the 11 a.m. guest. Lunch will be served. Youth and adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. 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 at 502-319-0903 or 829-5013


Christiansburg Baptist

Jerry Tracy, retired pastor and member of First Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker for the services on Sunday. Children in Action will meet during morning worship. Choir will resume rehearsals at 5 p.m. Sunday. The regularly scheduled business meeting will be held following Sunday evening services. Children's choir will meet April 17. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.


Clay Street Baptist

Marnel C. Norman Foundation will host a Musical Concert at 3:30 p.m. on April 17. Missionary anniversary will be during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday. Evangelist Sherry Hagler will be the speaker. The spring revival will be 7 p.m. each night April 25 to 27. 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

Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m., worship hour is at 11 with Kid's worship at 11:15. The church will host a birthday party at Colonial Halls Nursing Center at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The quarterly business meeting for the church is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 321-2757. Located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.


Cropper Baptist

BALL group meets at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Our Best Restaurant. Church service for all ages is 6:30 to 7:30 on Wednesdays. 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

Sunday school (all ages) begins at 10 a.m., worship at 11, followed by a business meeting. Family Outreach team will meet 7 p.m. Monday. Women on Mission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Church at Prayer/Children’s Choir meets at 6:30, adult’s choir at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. Finance team meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday. The church will have an all-church garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 16 in the Family Life Center at the parsonage. A queen hand made quilt will be raffled. There will be lots of furniture, washer/dryer, dining room set, sets of china and dishes, too many items to mention. 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

Sunday school will be a 10 a.m., worship service is at 11 a.m. and Bible study is at 6 p.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

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 begins this Sunday a new series called "Kingdom Thinking:” A New Way of Approaching Life (Matthew 5:44), at both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. service. Contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Bibler devotionals will be 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. at Crestview, Crescent Place, and Amber Oaks respectively. No Men’ Bible study at 5 p.m. Women's Bible study is at 5 in the Ginny Room, #300. Deacons meeting is at 5:30 p.m. in Elsey Chapel, followed by a business meeting at 6:30 in the same location. ZUMBA is at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the studio due to gym floor renovation. "Thin in Ten" Boomer Plus weight/health monitoring program will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. The program is free. NEXT LEVEL resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. "Voice of the Martyr's: The persecuted church" conference will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 16 in the church sanctuary. Come hear and meet missionaries and other Christians who have undergone persecution for their beliefs. For more information, please contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Senior Spring Fling will begin at 11:30 a.m. April 21 with Shelby County High School Acappella Choir led by Courtney Richardson Sturgall. The caterer is Our Best-Smithfield Restaurant, $10 per person. Reservations are required. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com or call the church 633-1317.


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

Located at Clear Creek Park, 717 Burks Branch Road under the leadership of Rev. Don R. Burley.


First Presbyterian

This Sunday is Love Sunday. Your contributions will be used to help the needy in Shelby County. Make checks payable to First Presbyterian Church and marked for "Love Sunday." 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. Our Elementary Sunday school class is collecting child size toothbrushes, children's toothpaste, and floss. They will make "Smile Kits" to be distributed with A Place to Sleep beds. Place your donations in the designated box in the Assembly Room. 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. Session meets 6 p.m. Tuesday. Presbyterian women meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Crescent Place; PW evening Bible student at church, 6 p.m.; adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. The church will service lunch at God’s Kitchen Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m.; volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 10:30 am. Articles for May's issue of The First Word are due by noon Friday. 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. RISE & SHINE by donating a box of cereal for the Serenity Center. Breakfast items are especially needed at the Food Bank. Your donation may be placed on the table in the Assembly Room. 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.)


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

GTWC will host Family and Friends day on Sunday. Speakers will be Elder Timothy Williams from Remnant COGIC at 11:30 a.m.; Elder Timothy Parks, 4 p.m. Dinner will be served at 2 p.m. at St. James Parish Hall on Main Street. All are invited. 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

Georgia's Women on Missions will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University begins a nine week class at 6:30 p.m. See Steve Yount for more information and to register. Wednesday supper is at 6 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7. 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

A spring revival will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The guest speaker is minister Dwight Mitchell from Nashville, Tenn. All are welcome. 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

Hour of power worship service is from 5-6 p.m. Saturday. New Covenant Brotherhood will sing. The community is invited to attend. Casual dress. Contact Stephanie Kirtley 502-599-7381. 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. Call 502-252-9154. 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 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 Transitional Interruptions from the scripture Acts 9:1-20. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study/small group discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. 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

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

Services will be at 11:40 a.m. each Sunday. 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.