Church news: Aug. 22, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Basket meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Rev. Les Harris from Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church. Morning service is at 9:30 on Sunday. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. worship at 11. Wednesday night programs resume next week. The church is located at 5790 Elmburg Road in Bagdad.

Beechridge Baptist

The church is located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

Bethel A.M.E.

The church will celebrate family day on Sunday. The speaker for the morning service will be the Rev. Joe Humphrey of New Covenant Church. Dinner will be served after morning service. Everyone is invited. Church services start at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 for worship service. The pastor is Rev. MacArthur Pendleton. The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

Bethesda Church of God

The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

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

Burks Branch Baptist

The Women on Mission are still collecting school supplies to donate to the local schools. They are also collecting items for the backpack food ministry for children. All food items must be non-perishable, easy for a child to open containers, no glass, no refrigeration needed, though they can be non-heated items or microwaveable. The food should be as nutritious as possible. It must be single serving size and small enough to fit into a backpack with several other items. Some suggestions are: canned meats with pop tops such as Vienna Sausages, tuna, Beenie Weenies; juice boxes, milk boxes, small boxed cereal, fruit cups, chips, cheese or peanut butter crackers, peanuts, etc. Donations are needed for the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter meal on Saturday night. Contact Autumn if you would like to supply a dish. Ray Perry is collecting register receipts dated Aug. 10-31 from Rural King for a church fundraiser. The choir and congregation are invited to attend the Fifth Sunday Singing and Fellowship at Dover Baptist Church on Aug. 31. Continue to use your Kroger gift cards to help support our Mission Involvement Fund as plans are being developed for next year's mission trip. For information follow us on facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Catholic Church of Annunciation

If you know of anyone who is sick or homebound and wants pastoral care, interested in learning more about the Catholic faith or becoming Catholic, call the parish office at 633-1547.

Centenary United Methodist

From Psalms 138, the pastor's message will be "Taking On Assessment of Life" on Sunday. Human Trafficking Forum will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Frankfort UMC.  Nominations committee meeting will be in Room 206 at 6:30 p.m. Monday. All committee members are requested to attend this session. Regular Wednesday programming will begin with meal served at 5:30 p.m. and other programs at 6:30. Choir will meet at 7:45 p.m. God's Kitchen volunteers are asked to begin at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday to make preparations for the noon meal. Quilters will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday. If you attend the entire session, a bagged lunch will be necessary.

Centennial Baptist

The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Sunday services begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a fellowship meal at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27, and a joint worship with Buffalo Lick Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 31. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

The church will reward the Beckley scholarship Sunday during the morning worship service. Skating, fun, food and games are from 6 to 10 p.m. every Friday at the Marnel C. Moorman Family Life Center. The cost is $5. The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail.

Clayvillage Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., with morning worship at 11. For more information, call 502-321-2757. The church is located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Members of CBC are encouraged to attend worship services on Sept. 7 to vote on the new pastoral candidate, Ryan Marcum. For food bank inquiries, contact 502-220-3322. For prayer concerns, contact Shannon Osten at 502-220-2455.

Crossroad Lighthouse

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

Dover Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The children’s choir and symphony of prayer will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, and the adult choir will meet at 7:15 p.m., all voices are welcome. The fifth Sunday sing, local area church meet will be Aug. 31. Bring choirs and special music will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by food and fellowship. A fall revival, “Direction Getting Back to God,” will begin at 7 p.m. from Sept. 5-7 and 11 a.m. on Sept. 7. Guest will be Dr. Lynn Worthen, evangelist and his wife, Mary, a concert pianist and vocalist of Conway, Arkansas. The pastor is Ben Early. For more information, call 633-0502, visit www.doverbaptist.net or check out the church Facebook page.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Rev. Theodore Todd is the pastor.

Elmburg Baptist

The youth will go to Holiday World on Saturday. Contact Dennis Newton if you are interested in going.The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch on from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. The cost is $7, and you may eat in, carry out, or possibly have delivery. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, cal or text 502-682-1018 or E-mail marti.brown@living-waters.org.  Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church and is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

Family night at the movies will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Finchville Ruritan building, 5596 Taylorsville Road in Finchville. “God’s Not Dead” will be shown. There will be hot dogs, soft drinks and lots of fun for the whole family. The evening will conclude at 9 p.m. Childcare is provided. The church is collecting school supplies for Southside and Simpsonville elementary schools for children who need some extra help. They may be dropped off at the church Mondays through Thursdays.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News or call 834-7973. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues his sermon series at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, "Walk with God/Talk with God" on 1st Peter 1:1-19, " Living Under Grace: Consider the Spectacle of God's Grace." Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. NEXT LEVEL has begun at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday with new caterer, Lynda Moore, and new Bible studies. Rev. Jerry Tracy leads "Forty Days of Community" at 6 p.m. Greg Jacobs directs "called and Accountable." John Flannigan heads "Life's Healing Choices." Tamara Murphy talks about "The Magnificent Obsession." Dr. Hollingsworth continues the Wednesday "Walk with God/Talk with God" sessions in Elsey Chapel. MOPS--Mothers of pre-School Children" also meets every Wednesday now. Ministries for Youth and Children are also available. For more information, check mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart will meet at Cracker Barrel at 11 a.m. Thursday, then travel to Masonic Home at 2 p.m. for devotional. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836 or 655-1487. The Classic Baby Boomers Planning meeting is at 7 p.m. in the office conference room. The church office will be closed Labor Day, Sept. 1. Due to rain, the car cruise planned for Aug. 17 will be rescheduled at a future date.

First Christian

The church is a collection site for WaterStep. 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. FCC also 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. Kroger gift cards may be purchased from the church. Each time a card is purchased or reloaded, the church earns 4 percent. The cards make excellent gifts. Contact the church office for more information. The weekly sermons may be read online at ww.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, or fccshelbyville.org or viewed online on YouTube and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. Worship services are held each Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.  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 60 Disciples Way.

First Presbyterian

Adult Children of Alcoholics Group will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday. The Country Mouse is open. Bring in your excess produce, flowers, baked goods and share with others in the congregation. Feel free to take some and leave a donation if you have it. Funds raised go to the Outreach Committee with local missions. Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship Sunday, check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. Christ Community Church has invited us to join them on August 31 to Love Shelbyville. In lieu of traditional worship, we will gather to work at various mission projects around Shelbyville. A signup sheet is posted in the Assembly Room. Specific jobs are still in the works, but could include helping at Operation Care, A Loving Choice, Open Door of Hope and delivering beds with A Place to Sleep. See Lynn Whittaker for more information. A Place to Sleep needs people to knit or crochet blocks for blankets. Blocks are generally somewhere in the 7” x 9” size, any color, any stitch you like. Great use of scrap yarns. We’re shooting for 400 blocks by Oct. 25. Spread the word to family, friends and groups (Scouts, school clubs, social clubs, homemakers, etc.) Yarn and hooks/needles are available if you want them, just ask Lynn Whittaker, 321-7116 or mjlw22@shelbybb.net. Items collected for school art projects include clear plastic water and soda bottles (rinsed and empty please), wire clothes hangers, knee highs (nude or white – without runs or snags), smooth, palm-sized stones, divided plastic containers (like veggie trays from grocers). Arriba Ninostutoring program has been suspended for the fall semester due to a lack of volunteer tutors. Consider getting involved in this great, short-term commitment volunteer opportunity from which you will get long-term wonderful memories. For more information, contact Diann Cook. Did you know that you could donate musical instruments to the Shelby County School System through a Partners In Education Program at First Presbyterian Church and help students who otherwise couldn’t afford to be in band or orchestra? If you have an instrument to donate, contact First Presbyterian at 633-2693. More than 50 instruments have been given since the program started in 2003. All donations are tax deductible.


Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship is at 10:35. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday activities for all ages begin at 7 p.m. The Men’s Ministry Breakfast is Saturday. Located across from Claudia Sanders.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

For more information, call 829-5777. The church is located at 2865 Waddy Road.

Graefenburg Baptist

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com or call 829-5324 for more information. The church is located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Everyone welcome. The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Shiloh Temple

The church is located at 1100 Equity Street.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

GTBC will host the Thomas/Beach Family during the 11:30 a.m. Sunday.  Morning Worship begins with 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11:30 a.m. worship with Pastor Leslie J. Harris. GTBC is located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Harvest Community

The church is located at 165 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page at Hempridge Baptist Church, which is located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

Church council meets at 9 a.m. Saturday. Thursday is family game night at 6 p.m. The food pantry is running low on certain items. A collection box is located at the church along with a list of items needed. For more information, visit our web site www.highlandbaptistky.com or call the church office. The church is located at 511 Mount Eden Road.

Holy Cross Lutheran

For more information, call 647-3696. The church is located at the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike.

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6 p.m. Check out Indian Fork Baptist on Facebook for more information. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

Sunday morning worship begins at 10 a.m. Contact Rev. Josh Settles at ramptonarrow@gmail.com. For more information visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093.  The ministry is located at the corner of 8th and Washington in downtown Shelbyville.

Lighthouse Baptist

Visit the church’s Facebook page at Lighthouse Baptist Church of Shelbyville.The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville.

Little Union Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11 a.m. For more information, contact the church at 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

The DVD series by Steve Fry on the Beattitudes will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Sept. 10. Night of prayer for our educational system will be Sept. 3, and Justin Ross of Sparrow Missions will be the guest speaker on Sept. 24. Volunteers or participants may sign up for the Capitol City River Dash at www.capitolcityriverdash.com. The 5K mud run is Sept. 27 in Frankfort and proceeds benefit Sparrow Missions.  There is an Oasis leadership meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. Call the church for small group times and other information at 502-633-0734. Living Waters Church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

Mount Eden Christian

The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

The church is located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

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

New Beginning Pentecostal

For more information, call 633-0277. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Night of prayer for our educational system Worship Service is from 5 to 6 p.m. every second Saturday. Casual attire.Rev. Ronald Walker is the pastor. The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Drive.

New Greater First Baptist

The church is located in Corpus Christi Academy (7010 U.S. 60) in Simpsonville.

New Hope

Worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.newhopechurchky.org. The church is located at 1745 Robin Road in Shelbyville.

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. The church is located at 2378 Waddy Road in Waddy.

New Mount Zion

Youth Bible study at CDC, formerly the Mulberry Building, begins at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. For more information, contact the church office at 633-7991. The church is located at 704 Washington St.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Services are Sunday school at 10 a.m., worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Prayer meeting is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, call 834-7000. Rev. Wallace Votaw, 322-5075, is the pastor. The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road.

Open Door Christian Center

Service times are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday school at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday. Meet pastors David and Lagonda Nichols. For more information, call502-252-9154. The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield.

Penny’s Chapel

For more information, call 502-895-0936. Rev. Les Whitlock is the senior pastor. The church is located at 300 Lincoln St. (Harvey Hall building) in Lawrenceburg.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., morning worship service is at 11. Wednesday Bible Study and prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.pigeonforkbaptist.com. For more information, call 502-220-7547 or Rev. Grant O’Dell at 502-396-0909. The church is located at 5090 Graefenburg Road in Waddy.

Pleasant Hill Christian

For more information, call 321-0564. The church is located 5 miles south of Mount Eden.

Pleasant View Baptist

Choir appreciation day will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The morning speaker will be Minister Brenda Higgins, Associate Minister of Bethesda Church, Shelbyville.The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor. The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

The Sunday sermon will be "The Small Print" Luke 12:35-48. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. There will be no Bible Study Wednesday. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship begins at 11, followed by a special called business meeting to vote on which pattern of flooring to lay in the educational building on all three floors. This work on the floors will begin soon. The monthly deacon's meeting will begin at 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Discipleship training begins at 6 pm and the evening worship service begins at 7. The monthly fellowship meal will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The menu will be lasagna, salad, garlic bread, drinks and dessert. Missions Night will follow at 7 p.m.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

Christian Education will begin at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 with guest speaker Rev. Albert Turney and congregation from Louisville. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

For information, call 633-0488. The church is located at 2713 Mount Eden Road.

Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The sermon this Sunday is “How to Dress for Church?” Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are two Sunday school classes: adult and preschool at 9:45 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. The first Simpsonville Salt and Light Festival, an open event hosted by the Simpsonville faith community will from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Simpsonville Soccer Field. This is a free event for the entire community, hosted by the Simpsonville Baptist, Christian and United Methodist churches.  Free food, music and fellowship provided. Sermon videos are online at www.simpsonvillecc.org. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site 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

United Methodist Men will not meet in August but will resume in September. Choir Rehearsal is 7 p.m. Wednesday. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meets at 10 a.m. Fridays downstairs in the sewing room. Even if you can’t sew, come for fellowship. There are jobs for everyone. The Simpsonville Salt and Light Festival of Faith is 4-7 p.m. Aug. 24, on the Soccer Field in the Simpsonville Park. It is sponsored by: Simpsonville Baptist Church, Simpsonville Christian Church, and Simpsonville United Methodist Church. The event is a free community worship and picnic ministry, free food, live music, worship service and children’s activities. The church is located on 1st Street off U.S. 60 in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is 10 a.m. Sunday, and childcare is available. Outreach programs continue for those in need for the collection of seasonal clothing, bedding and shoes, the collection of aluminum cans, and the collection of non-perishable food. Collection bins are in Memorial Hall.

Victory Baptist

Our morning service starts at 10:30 a.m., and the church is located at 715 Main Street.

Waddy Baptist

The free outdoor Waddy community summer concert series will continue at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5. Light concessions will be sold with proceeds benefiting Waddy Baptist Church Mission Projects. The second half of each concert will be open to anyone from the audience who wants to sing or plays an instrument. Visitors may bring their own lawn chairs. For more information, contact Kent McKinney at (502) 513-8100.Sunday school begins each Sunday morning at 9:45, with the weekly worship service at 11. The church is located at 3130 Waddy Road. For more information, call 829-5164.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is from 10 to 10:45 a.m., and worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Bible study is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, 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 a.m., evening worship at 6:30. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. The church is located at 5967 Waddy Road.