Church news: July 11, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

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.

Church services start at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 for worship service. The pastor is Rev. Linda Jackson. 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

Todd Merchant will lead the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday with old time gospel congregational singing. The regular monthly business meeting will be after the morning worship service. Sunday school will begin at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday night services will begin at 6:30 p.m. with JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for adults. Choir practice will begin at 7 p.m. For more information contact the church, 502-321-7187, or follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Centenary United Methodist

"Why do people need the church? " will be the topic of the message for Sunday. Monday is Administration Day: staff meeting at 2 p.m., SPR at 6:30, trustees at 6:30 and finance at 7:30 p.m. Men and Women's Lunch Bunch will enjoy an outing to the Fudge Factory at Harrodsburg, leaving the church at 11:15 a.m. Dr. Kenny Gardner will speak on Caring for Our Bodies beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Membership Care Team will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Youth Fellowship has recently completed a mission trip to Louisville at the Grace United Methodist Church where they were involved with struggling neighborhoods. 15 youth and seven adults were involved with VBS and other activities. Visit www.shelbyvilleMethodist.com for testimonials, which feature members of the congregation sharing their faith and love of God in their lives.

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. July events include WMU at 7 p.m. Tuesday, youth movie night on July 13 and a fellowship meal at 6:30 p.m. on July 30. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

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.

Clay Street Baptist

Women to Women will feature Katrina Harris and Jermaine Loving at 7 p.m. on July 25. Potluck will be served. For more information, contact Barbara Marshall or Mary Booker.Skating, fun, food and games will be 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

Join us for Bible study at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 on Wednesday. Deacons meeting will be 4 p.m. on Sunday and business meeting at 6. BALL group meets at 11 a.m. on Monday at Fiesta Mexicana. Church Council meets on July 30. A candidate for the preacher position will have the sermon on Aug. 10, there will also be a fellowship meet and great after church on this day. For prayer concerns, contact Shannon Osten. For anyone in need of food from the food bank, contact 502-220-3322. If interested in serving on any committee or teaching Sunday school, see Kevin Trotta.

Crossroad Lighthouse

The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey. For more information, call 220-1810. The church is located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

Sunday school for all ages is 10 a.m. Sunday, worship at 11 a.m., followed by a business meeting. Vacation Bible School will be from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. July 14 to 17 for kindergarten through sixth grade. You do not need to register in advance, just show up early on Monday night. VBS commencement will be July 20 during worship at 11 a.m., followed by a barbeque dinner, Come and join us.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

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 11 a.m. The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids is having a fundraiser lunch 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. Place your order by Wednesday by calling 633-0734 or E-mail marti.brown@living-waters.org.

Finchville Baptist

Founder’s day picnic will be 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 30. There will be inflatable’s for children and great food. Bring a couple of side dishes to go with the roast pig. For more information, call 502-834-7973. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues with his series on "Walk with God; Talk to God." This Sunday's two services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. are highlighted by his sermons on "Intercession: Our responsibility and our privilege – Exodus 32:30." Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. There will be no Bible study at 5 p.m. due to the monthly deacon's meeting at 5 p.m. in Elsey Chapel. Preparations for "D3" Vacation Bible Study are in high gear, beginning at 6 p.m. on July 20. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. "Walk with God/Talk to God" continues in the Student Room at 6 p.m. on Wednesday led by Hollingsworth. The sessions are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart will dine locally at "La Cocina de Mama" on Thursday. Come out and support our Shelbyville places to eat and meet. Meet there at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836.

First Christian

VBS is July 21-25 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. for children ages 3 through fifth grade. Online registration is available, visit www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/fccshelbyville. Call the church office at 633-3345 for more information or to register a child. The Recycled Teenagers are going to Whistle Stop Restaurant in Glendale on Wednesday. Reservations are required by calling the church office at 633-3345. 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

The Adult Children of Alcoholics Group meets at 6 p.m. today. This Sunday is Love Sunday and contributions will be used to help the needy in Shelby County. Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Lunch will be served at God's Kitchen on Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 11 a.m. The parish health ministry will host a potluck forum to answer common questions regarding elder care on Wednesday. If you are faced with such issues, we are having an evening to engage a panel of folks who can provide advice and direction for folks like you. After a potluck supper, we will provide a gathering of an attorney of elder law, a social worker who helps navigate Medicaid requirements and care for the caregiver, a home health representative, an expert on end of life and funerary planning, a hospice representative, a professional in geriatric medicine and a representative in available community services such as daycare and meals-on-wheels. The potluck starts at 5:30 p.m. and the panel for questions and answers will end at 7 p.m. Spread the word and bring anyone who may have need of such a forum. Lacito Coro, Louisville youth choir concert will be 3 p.m. on July 27 at the church. The memorial service for Viola Kuderna will be 2 p.m. on Aug. 2 in the sanctuary. We are now collecting the following items for school art projects: Clear plastic water and soda bottles (rinsed and empty), wire clothes hangers, knee highs (nude or white — without runs or snags), smooth, palm-sized stones, divided plastic containers (like veggie trays from Kroger.)Please note that anything placed in the outside trash receptacles must be bagged per the property committee.

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 4-11 and a nursery are provided. VBS will begin at 5:30 p.m. with food, fun and games for ages 4 to 11 every Wednesday evening in July beginning July 9. Mission Sunday is July 6 and food willalsobe taken to Open Door of Hope on July 14. WM Ladies Retreat will be July 10 to 12 in Erlanger. Men’s Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. on July 19 at Denny’s in Waddy. Everyone is welcome. We are 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 for more information. Call 829-5324 for more information. The church is located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Gospel meetings begins Sunday with the morning service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jonathan Wells and continues all week having a different speaker each evening through Friday. Speakers will be Harlan Ogle on Sunday, Harry Hebert on Monday, John Merritt on Tuesday, Phil LaMaster on Wednesday; Odis Clark on Thursday; and Joe Strunk on Friday. Tom Stoops will speak during the 11 a.m. worship on Sunday. Special music will be each evening at 6:45 and service at 7. 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

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

VBS will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with dinner served at 5:30. Register on-line at answersvbs.com/vs/hccky.com. 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

The Lego Club will meet 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday in July for children of all ages. A one-time Lego donation is requested. Bring a small bag of Legos with you to your first meeting. Georgia's Women on Missions will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday. 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

All children kindergarten to fifth grade are invited to attend Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and next Friday. The theme this year is Blast Off! Transportation is available but must be scheduled in advance. For more information, call the church at 437-0118. 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

There will be an afternoon of contemporary praise and worship at 4 p.m. Sunday at the RiverStage in Jeffersonville, Ind., featuring the RiverWorship Band 2014 and Stephen McWhirter. Admission is free, but an offering will be received to benefit Priscilla’s Place Teen Challenge. The Steve Fry’s DVD series on the Beatitudes will continue at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and July 23. There will be a fundraiser family fun night for Samaritan’s Purse at 6:30 p.m. on July 30. There are separate youth outings on the weekend of July 18-20; see youth leaders for details. For more information, call the church office at 633-0734. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m., and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Call the church office for small group times. The 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

Worship Service is from 5 to 6 p.m. every second Saturday. The community is invited to attend. Casual attire.Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. 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

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 or 834-7767. Garry Polston 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

'Back to School Family Fun Fest' will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 for children in first to sixth grades and their parents. Crafts, games, food, music, inflatable, safety officer from Sheriff's office, and a back pack fill. Free to all. 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

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

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Bible Study is 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Matthew 12. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

VBS commencement will be at 7 tonight. A meal will be served for everyone that would like to attend at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Sunday school starts at 10 and morning worship service at 11. The monthly business meeting will follow the morning worship service. Discipleship Training begins at 6 p.m. and the evening worship service at 7. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's, & Youth will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

Tent Revival will begin at 7 p.m. each night in the parking lot beside the church – on July 16 with Rev. Justin Barnes, July 17 with Rev. Joe Humphrey and July 18 with Rev. Steve Walker. 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 Sunday is on Matthew 25:31-46. Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are three Sunday school classes: adult traditional at 9:45 a.m., young adult at 10 a.m. and preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. All are welcome. Save the date, Aug. 24, for the first Simpsonville Salt and Light Festival, an open event hosted by the Simpsonville faith community.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

Administrative Council will meet Sunday following the 10:45 worship service. Methodist Men will not meet in July. If there is a change you will be called. 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 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. The monthly potluck will be July 13 instead of the first Sunday. The collection of non-perishable food will also be on July 13. St. James volunteers will prepare lunch for Victory Baptist Church on July 8. Meet in the St. James kitchen at 10 a.m. Tuesday to prepare the food. 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

Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m., with worship at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 715 Main Street.

Waddy Baptist

The free outdoor Waddy Community Summer Concert Series will continue at 7 p.m. today. Performing will be Benson Creek. Future concert dates include Aug. 7 and 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

The 17th annual camp meeting and homecoming will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday through next Friday. Services will be 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. 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.