Church news: Feb. 26, 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 collecting toiletry items for the Touched Twice Clinic to be held in March. A Sunday school class competition to collect will be held through February. The Daniel Plan study has started and is meeting at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings in the basement before regular Sunday school. Contact Billy if you are interested in playing basketball at 3:10 on Sunday afternoons and Get Moving. The church will provide the evening meal to Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Let Autumn or Steve know if you would like to provide a dish. The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering will be collected from now until the end of March. The theme this year is Here I am, Send Me. 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. Sunday services this week will begin with Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11. Wednesday services will be 6:30 p.m. with Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for the adults. Choir practice will follow at 7. 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

Choir has resumed rehearsing at 7:45 p.m. each Wednesday. Regardless of age, you are invited to join this friendly environment expressing your love of music for the Lord. Aldersgate camp and retreat center is accepting applications for summer camp 2016. VBS will be July 18-20.

Centennial Baptist

Youth and adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11. 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

The church is beginning its winter Bible Study from the book of Second Corinthians. The theme is “The Assignment for the New Testament Church.”Central Baptist is 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 game night/chili and soup fellowship is planned for 6 on Saturday. Bill Hedges will be guest soloist Sunday morning. Children In Action will meet during the worship period Sunday morning. The church will have a Baby Dedication service March 6 in the 11 worship hour. The church is collecting items to be used in Shelby Touched Twice Clinic on March 12. The choir continues to rehearse every Sunday at 5 p.m. in preparation for the Easter cantata. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

Women to Women services will begin at 7 p.m. today. Speaker will be Min Jermaine Loving. 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

Children's ministry and adults' prayer time is 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, weather permitting. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m., children’s worship 11:15 a.m., evening service 6:30. Call 321-2757. Located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Church services for all ages is 6:30 to 7:30 on Wednesdays. Home group study will be 6 p.m. on Sundays at Rev. Ryan's house. There will be a business meeting following worship service on Sunday. 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 will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, for all ages, followed by worship at 11. The Church at Prayer and Bible will begin a new study of Second Corinthians and children’s choir, followed by adult choir at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Adult choir rehearsal will be 7:20 p.m. Old fashioned game night will begin at 6 p.m. on March 5, bring finger foods and your board games and favorite games. Something for every age. Everyone welcome. For all the activities and pictures visit www.doverbaptist.net, call 633-0502 or check out the church Facebook page. Rev. Ben Early is the pastor.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Located at 504 Elk Creek Road.

Elmburg Baptist

There will be a church growth meeting at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Toiletry items for the Touched Twice Clinic are being collected this month.Bible study is at 6 p.m. on Sunday. 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 continues on his series, "Repentance: Not Just for the Weak and Hurting:" Acts 17:22-28 on Sunday. The 8:30 a.m. service hosts guest musicians offering contemporary praise songs along with Dr. Hollingsworth. The 11 a.m. service is more traditional, with sanctuary choir. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Devotional at Crestview at 1:30 p.m. will be led by Terry and Vanessa Faley. Devotionals at Crescent Place and Amber Oaks will be led by Fielding Ballard, closing out the series on 2nd Timothy. Women of Purpose meet at FBC at 5:00 p.m. Men's Bible study meets at 5 p.m. in the Go Room. A New Christian Class will be led at 6 p.m. by Children's Pastor Chad Lynn in STUDIO; contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. ZUMBA will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Studio. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. NEXT LEVEL meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday with a catered meal prepared by Kris White. Ministry classes, AWANA, and other activities begin at 6 p.m. Boomer meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, church conference room. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Women's Ministry holds "I Want More," led by author, former IMB leader Nancy Hollingsworth at the Galt House, March 3-4. Contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com.  Preparations for Touched Twice are beginning. FBC Shelbyville will host the annual conference on March 12. Contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

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 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).

1st Harmony Worship Center

Sunday school is 9 a.m., worship service at 10:30.Located at Waldridge Center, at Clear Creek Park, 717 Burks Branch Road. Rev. Don and Claudia Burley are the founder and co-founder.

First Presbyterian

The Hand Chimes Choir practices at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 am. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship each Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for location. Free CPR class – join for hands only CPR at 2 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the fellowship hall. Wear comfortable clothes. Signup sheet posted on the door between Fellowship Hall and Assembly Room. There is no charge for this class. Arriba Ninos starts its fall tutoring session at 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church. Anyone interested in helping should talk to Diann Cook. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. on 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 you wish. 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. Donations may be placed on the table in the Assembly Room. Contact Stephanie Schmidt. The Mitten Tree will continue to accept gloves, mittens, hats, scarves, socks and other items to help keep children warm this winter. Christmas Concert CD's are available, only $5 each in the music director’s office. In support of A Place to Sleep, everyone is asked to take a selfie wearing PJ's in public or donating bedding/PJs and post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. A PLACE TO SLEEP is in need of twin, crib and queen size bedding. 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

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 in Shelbyville. 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

The movie War Room will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Childcare will be provided. This month we are collecting hygiene items for the Touched Twice Clinic. A list of items is available at the church. The M&M's will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on March 7 at Cattleman's. Contact Steve Galyon for reservations. 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.

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

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

The 4th annual black history play and musical will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday entitled "The Past meets the Present: 1600-2016." The play and musical has participation from local church members and the community as actors and actresses. This is a free community event. Casual dress.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 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. 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 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 will be The Reconciled Communityfrom the scripture 2 Corinthians 5:16-21. Pray and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday; Bible study 24/5, a study on the Sabbath at 6:30. Healing Needles Mission/craft group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The Shireys will be in concert at 6 p.m. on March 5. Free and open to the public, a love offering will be taken. Morehead State Wesley Center worship team leads morning worship at 11 a.m. on March 13. 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

Pastor John Johnston will have the sermon at the 11 a.m. worship hour this week and the church will observe the Lord’s Supper and the Service of Humility. The topic of study for the Adult Sabbath School Class will be “The Great Controversy and The Early Church.” This class meets at 10 a.m. Vespers will be at 6 p.m. this week.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.

Simpsonville Baptist

The Daniel Plan meets at 5:30 p.m. on Sundays in the Fellowship Hall. The Daniel Plan incorporates Faith, Food, Fitness, Focus and Friends. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

Worship is at 10:50 AM. Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. (traditional) and 10 a.m. (contemporary), with worship at 10:50. Nursery, worship and wonder, and children’s church are provided during the worship service. 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 10:00 a.m. Sunday. Childcare is provided. The first of three Lenten Learning Sessions will begin at 6 p.m. on March 2 in Memorial Hall. The questions of faith and science will be discussed by Russell Bessett, M.D. and Father Richard Galloway. Other sessions will be held on March 9 and 16. The monthly potluck lunch will be March 6 after the Eucharist service. Does science diminish the Bible and the need for faith? Is faith only useful for problems not yet solved by science? As more people reject the existence of God, can science and faith co-exist? The church will explore these questions at the Wednesday Lenten suppers at 6 p.m. on March 2, 9 and 16 by examining the synergy and conflict of faith and human reason through topics such as evolution, cloning and the reality of near-death experiences (NDEs).Eucharist is 10 a.m. Sunday and at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. The need for seasonal clothing, all sizes, continues. There are bins in Memorial Hall for donations.


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.