Church news: Jan. 29, 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 will host the fifth Sunday singing and fellowship at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Members of the choir bring a dish or dessert to share that would go with chili. The church is collecting canned goods for the Touched Twice Clinic to be held in March. A Sunday school class competition to collect will be held January through February. 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 night 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 p.m. 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
The church will have a mission Feb. 14 to 16 at 7 p.m. Babysitting will be provided each night. The leader of the mission, Christ is the Light will be Gary Montgomery. He has been a professional communicator for over 35 years, retired as Sports Director with WDRB-TV, Fox 41 in 2007. He founded his speaking and training business 15 years ago and has addressed audiences all over the county and beyond. He is a Louisville native and a member of St. Bernadette Parish. He has been teaching eighth grade in G.I.F.T (The Archdiocese of Louisville presented him with the Roncalli Award which recognizes excellence in catechesis). His presentation style is a combination of motivation, storytelling, fun and growing in our Catholic faith. He has presented at missions, retreats and church events throughout Kentucky and beyond. All are welcome. If the Shelby County schools are called off due to bad weather then the RCIA session is also. For more information contact Deacon Joseph Bland.


Centenary United Methodist
The youth fellowship will meet at 5 p.m. on Friday at the church to leave for their Winter Blitz returning on Sunday at 1 p.m. The message for Sunday services is taken from the book of 1 Corinthians 12th chapter, "Okay... So Which Of Us Is the Spleen?" Fifth Sunday Offering for the United Methodist Children's Home will be received at both services. The Upper Room Prayer Group will meet from 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Chancel Choir will begin their Wednesday practice at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. The community is invited to attend a study developed by Pastor Rick Warren's home church, Saddleback, in California, titled “What is the Daniel Plan? This study helps people explore the spiritual and health benefits of pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Several weeks will be needed to discuss five topics: faith, food, fitness, focus and friends. The study offers two different groups, which will meet every other Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. starting Wednesday, other dates to be published. The first session for both groups will be an introductory session to learn what the study is all about.  Other Daniel Plan resources available are devotional books, cookbooks and exercise videos, etc. Kids Korner has been cancelled this month.


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. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact Rick Clark, Pastor at (502) 319-0903 or (502) 829-5013


Christiansburg Baptist
The church will celebrate the Fifth Sunday Joint Worship at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Rev. Jeff Peed, pastor at Buffalo Lick Baptist Church will give the message. Along with congregational singing of familiar hymns, Sweet Sounds, a vocal group within Christiansburg Church, will give special music. Food and fellowship will follow the worship service. Sunday school classes begin at 9:45 a.m., church services at 11, evening services at 6 p.m. and Wednesday Bible study 6:30 p.m. A children’s choir meets every first and third Sunday of each month during the worship period. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.


Clay Street Baptist
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, weather permitting, the church will host the 5th Sunday service at 6:30 p.m. The Franklins quartet will perform. Refreshments will be served after. Guests are welcomed to attend. 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 council meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Membership Sunday will be Sunday with Baptisms to follow. Fifth Sunday service will be Sunday at Christiansburg. Church services for all ages is 6:30 to 7:30 on Wednesdays. Home group study will be 6 p.m. on Sundays at Brother Marcums house. 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 for all ages is 10 a.m. on Sunday, worship at 11. The fifth Sunday sing will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Burk’s Branch. The Church in Prayer and children's choir will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, adult choir at 7:20. The Victory Road Quartet will lead the morning worship at 11 a.m. Feb. 7 (a Love Offering will be taken). Everyone is welcome. 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
Bible study is at 6 p.m. Sunday. Can goods are being collected through January for the Touched Twice Clinic. 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
Makeup games for UPWARD Basketball will be re-scheduled by Recreation director Chad Lynn. UPWARD basketball and cheerleading continue at 9 a.m. Saturday. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues on his Repentance series with "The Consequences of Failing to Repent," Luke 13:1-9 on Sunday. Two services are scheduled, 8:30 a.m. is contemporary and 11 a.m. is traditional. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Devotionals follow at Crestview, 1:30 p.m., Crescent Place, 2:30 p.m. and Amber Oaks, at 3:30 p.m., led by Fielding Ballard. Student Family Night will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. All family members are invited. 4v4 Basketball Tournament begins at 4 p.m. Teams must be co-ed and co-aged (students mixed with adults). Dinner followed after the game in the student room. Each family needs to bring a veggie, appetizer or dessert. Church will provide the main course. Following the meal, a short time will be devoted talking about how to Biblically manage conflict within our own homes. A weekday preschool survey is on the website so that FBC leadership may plan for the autumn 2016. Visit http://shelbyvillebaptist.com/preschool to complete the survey before Sunday. The survey's length will require about three to five minutes for completion. ZUMBA is available at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Bring $5 for the trainer, Krystina Silverhorn Johnson. All levels accepted. NEXT LEVEL resumes at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Women's retreat will be March 4-5 in the Galt House. Visit website www.shelbyvillebaptist.com for signup information and details. Nancy Hollingsworth, noted speaker and former International Missionary to Taiwan, is the guest teacher.


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 a.m. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Serenity Center Food Distribution is Wednesday at 98 7th Street. Volunteers are needed anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. 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 church office. Our annual meeting is set for Jan. 31 at the end of worship, followed by a luncheon. The next class of elders will be elected at this meeting. The annual Souper Bowl of Caring competition between the NFC and the AFC will begin soon. The Outreach Committee is collecting items for the Backpack Project. Backpack items include: Vienna sausages, soups, Chef Boyardee (all with pop-tops), cereal bowls, cereal bars, Pop Tarts, Fruit Cups, peanut butter cracker, individual serving size bags of chips, Rice Krispy treats, pudding cups. Place your items in the box of the conference you support anytime between now and the Super Bowl on Feb. 7 in the Assembly Room. Not a football fan? — That’s okay, since we will be making the donations to help feed the children in Shelby County, they will be the real winners. 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. 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! Tag @NickelodeonTV, @_APlacetoSleep, and #HALOEffectChallenge


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
Tuesday the M&M's are going to lunch at Cracker Barrel at 11 a.m. Visit www.highlandbaptistky.com. Call the church office at 633-3516 for more information. 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
Mid-week gathering is on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. 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
Located 4056 Bloomfield Road Taylorsville. Rev. W.C. Mitchell is the pastor. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11.


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 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 potluck and 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.


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 Power of the Call from the scripture Jeremiah 1:4-10. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study group at 6:30. Healing Needles Mission/craft group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Ash Wednesday service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10. All are Welcome. 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 is starting a new series of studies for January through March. The title is “Rebellion and Redemption.” This week’s study is “The Controversy Continues.” Elder Darrin Shephard will be preaching at the 11 a.m. worship hour. 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
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. 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 at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. Volunteers will meet in the kitchen of Memorial Hall at 10 a.m. Thursday to prepare lunch for Victory Baptist Church. New volunteers are welcome. 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.