Church news: July 1, 2016

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Allen Chapel 

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. Located on KY 55 in Finchville. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor.


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

Burks Branch will participate in the fifth Sunday singing and fellowship at Dover Baptist Church on July 31. Sunday Services begin at 9:50 a.m. with Sunday school followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday services will begin at 6:30 p.m. with adult prayer meeting, followed by choir practice at 7 p.m. The Women on Mission are collecting for the Whitney Young Job Corp Center during June and July. They are particularly in need of snack cakes, crackers, Ramen Noodles, personal items, Bibles (new or used), bookmarks, etc. 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

Sunday will be a celebration of Holy Communion during the combined service, which begins at 10:30 am. Clyde Tharp will deliver the message and Rev. Buddy Coleman will bless the communion and assist in the delivery. Also Sunday, there will be a Confirmand Parent Dinner event beginning at 5 p.m. The church office will be closed on Monday in observance of July 4th. The Upper Room Bible prayer group meeting will be from 8 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday. , The CYF middle school will enjoy a movie while the senior high will have fun with a Giant Milkshake/Fry at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. UMCOR, Methodist disaster relief core, will collect items for West Virginia flood people. Items needed such as: buckets, mops, ropes and cleaning items. These are needed as soon as possible. 


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. Wednesday. E-mail wearesaved2015@gmail.com. Located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg. Rev. Norris Beckley Sr. is the pastor.


Central Baptist Church

Located approximately halfway between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg on US Hwy 127. Contact Rick Clark, pastor, 502-319-0903 (cell), 502-829-5013 or 829-5801.


Christiansburg Baptist

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 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

The Lord's supper will be Sunday. BALL group will go to Butler State Park in Carrolton at 11:30 a.m. Will carpool from Kroger at 10:45. A potluck community cookout will be at 6:30 p.m. on July 22. Church will provide the meat. Wednesday services will be at 6:30 p.m. and will be led by our Interim, Jesse Huggins. We are now accepting resumes for a pastor. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.


Crossroad Lighthouse

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


Dover Baptist

All church fellowship will be in the Family Life Center at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Bible study (all ages) will begin at 10, 4th of July worship at 11 on Sunday. Everyone is welcome. The final planning meeting for Vacation Bible School, "Cave Quest" Following Jesus, The Light of the World. Will be Tuesday. Church at Prayer will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by adult choir rehearsal at 7:20. All church work day will begin at 8:30 a.m. July 9. Check the church Facebook or visit www.doverbaptist.net. Call 633-0502, Located at 7327 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. 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

"Our Spiritual Freedoms" is the title of the 8:30 and 11 a.m. sermon at the contemporary and traditional services, led by Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth Sunday. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Dinner on the Grounds begins at 4:30 p.m. out front in the green space. Hot dogs and drink are church provided. Congregation members should bring sides as listed alphabetically. Also bring lawn chairs for sitting. If inclement weather, we will move inside. We will move into the sanctuary for a patriotic service honoring our military service people, our forefathers, and those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom at 6 p.m. No evening activities for Students, Men's Ministry, or Women's Ministry. Due to the July 4th holiday, the church office will be closed. Office hours will resume July 5 at 8:30 a.m. Student ministry leaves for camp on Tuesday, departing at 7 a.m. Rev. Chad Lynn, Paul Sims, and others lead Wednesday service and activities, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Mark George, deacon, leads the July 10 service, 8:30 and 11. Boomer Night on the Lawn is July 21. Contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com.


First Christian

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.


1st Harmony Worship Center

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


First Presbyterian

Knit Wits meet 10 a.m. Saturday. During June, July and August our worship services will start at 10 am and there will be no children's or youth Sunday school classes. Sharing and Caring Sunday school adult class will meet at 9 a.m. Hand chimes choir will practice at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship. See Barbara Troyer for location. Join us each Monday at 9 a.m. for an hour or so to help weed, water, prune and deadhead in the church garden. There are chores for any skill level or physical ability. It is our turn to serve at The Serenity Center, 98, 7th Street on Wednesday. Help is needed with food distribution from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., especially the 2-4 p.m. segment. Check out the signup sheet posted on the door between the Assembly Room and Fellowship Hall for upcoming fellowship opportunities. Also feel free to add your name to host something (a meal, an activity, any kind of friendly gathering). The more, the merrier. If you are one of many folks who never carry cash and always pay by debit or credit card, it just got easier for you to tithe at church, too. Fred Waits is set up with "The Square" to take donations using your card. Just catch Fred at church and he'll be happy to help you. 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.) Orientation for refugee sponsorship will be 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at Crescent Hill Presbyterian Church. This is a must for those who desire to have direct contact with the refugee family we will support. Also a list of items we are collecting for the refugee's apartment is posted on the door between the Assembly Room and Fellowship Hall. If you have anything on this list, write your name by that item on the list or let Doug or Ruth Welch know. If you think of something else that they might need – let the Welch's know and we will add it to the list.


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

Call 502-352-2867. Located at 5900 Louisville Road and the intersection of U.S. 60 and Highway 151 at Graefenburg.


Greater Shiloh Temple

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

Harvest teaches verse-by-verse through whole books of the Bible and are currently in the Book of Daniel and 1 John. We affiliate with the Southern Baptist Convention, defend the five solas of the Protestant Reformation and hold to the doctrines of Grace. Every Sunday we serve breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 10:15. Located at 167 Alpine Drive, Shelbyville (next to Goodwill). Visit: www.HarvestCommunity.com.


Hempridge Baptist

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


Highland Baptist

The M&M's will go to a Louisville Bats game Saturday. Sign up with Steve Galyon if interested. There will be no evening services on Sunday. The M&M's will go to Jim's Seafood at 11 a.m. on July 11 for lunch. Contact Steve Galyon for reservations. Visit www.hbc-ky.com. Located at 511 Mount Eden Road.


Holy Cross Lutheran

For more information/registration, call 502-647-3696 or visit holycross.360unite.com. 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 our Facebook. Located at 6776 Bagdad Road.


Kingdom House

For more information on small groups E-mail josh@theKH.org. Mid-week gathering is on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Worship service is 10 a.m. Sunday. 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 at 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. 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

Bonnie Ethington will be the guest Lay speaker on Sunday. Adult and children's Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bible study 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 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 meets at 10 a.m. and concludes its study of the Gospel of Matthew with the topic “Crucified and Risen.” Located at 4401 Frankfort Road. Darwin Foley, communications secretary, 502-321-1621.


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 from Weissinger Estates).


Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.


Simpsonville Christian

Our church is a congregation of good news and grace. Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m., worship at 10:50. Nursery, worship and wonder, and children’s church are provided during the worship service. All are welcome. 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 is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and choir at 7:30. Hartz Quilters is 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. Our monthly potluck lunch will be Sunday in Memorial Hall. Collections of non-perishable food and money for community food pantry will be held. Seasonable clothing, all sizes, is also needed.


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

The annual summer concert series begins July 8. Featured band will be The Good 'Ol Boys. Concert begins at 7 pm. Contact Kent McKinney for more details at 502-513-8100. 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

The church homecoming will begin at 10 a.m. on July 10 with lunch to follow the service. The annual camp meeting will be July 11 to 15, with services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided by the church. Food can be purchased after the evening services. Events include visiting ministers with special music each evening. 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.