Church news: July 25, 2014

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Allen Chapel

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. Youth meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays during the summer. Local mission work will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. To help, contact Bobby Richardson at 502-220-3798. A quarterly business meeting and meal will be after church Sunday. The Back to School Bash will be at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 13. Wednesday night programs resume Aug. 20. Anyone interested in going on the mission trip to Oneida from Aug. 17 to 21 should contact Buddy Johnston at 502-649-1855. 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

Sunday school will begin at 9:50 a.m. followed by worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services this week will be held at the Masonic Home with the choir singing in the chapel. For information follow us on facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Centenary United Methodist

The last message in the July sermon series will be this Sunday, with the title "Whose Church is it Anyway?" from the books of Matthew and Colossians. A one day mission trip to the Kentucky United Methodist Church Village in Versailles will be July 31, leaving the church at 9 a.m. and returning around 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed to do all types of yard work. Lunch will be provided. Kids Korner will resume from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 16. Terry Coots will teach on how prayer enriches our spirit and its role in our spiritual health from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. Pre-Registration is necessary by Aug. 11 for the seminar "Understanding Human Trafficking" on Aug. 23 at Frankfort First UMC. Seating is limited. 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. A fellowship meal will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. 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. today. 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. Church council meets on Wednesday. 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. Bring a potluck dish. 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. Prayer meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Ray Cummins will bring the morning message on Sunday. 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., followed by a business meeting. WMU is collecting school supplies through Aug. 3.The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have 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-mailing 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

There will only be one morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Sunday due to Vacation Bible School Commencement. There will be a fellowship potluck meal afterwards at 12:30. 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

Tonight's "Family Night" for the conclusion of Agency D3, Vacation Bible School will begin at 7 p.m. The program will include music, movement and ministry. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth continues with his sermon series on "Prayer in the Hard Times" at both services, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. A church-wide fellowship to the Louisville BATS is on Sunday night. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Acts 1:8 team, led by Rachel Shannon, finishes next week. The team has led ministry in Somerset, Brevard, Guatemala and Shelbyville. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com. "Walk with God/Talk to God" Wednesday night resumes at 6 p.m. in the student room. YAH carpools to Denny's in Waddy, meeting there at 11 a.m. on Thursday. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836.

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 not meet this week. Picnic in the parking lot begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday. Volunteers are needed to set up, serve, runners, grillers, desserts, etc. Contact Lucy Long or Kate Bemiss for more information or just show up (4:30 to set up, 5 to serve, etc.) Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Lacito Coro, Louisville youth choir concert will be 3 p.m. on Sunday in the sanctuary. This event is open to the public. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. 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. Men’s Breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday 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

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

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 last Tuesday for the Lego Club will be from 1 to 3 p.m. for children of all ages. A one-time lego donation is requested. Bring a small ziplock bag of legos with you to your first meeting. Thursday is family game night at 6 PM and the gym is open to all ages 6:30-8:30 p.m.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

There will be a fifth Wednesday family fun night and covered-dish meal at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, with an emphasis on the Samaritan’s Purse Ministry. Invite friends and family. A night of worship and prayer is scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 3 in the sanctuary. Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday service is at 6:30 p.m. Call the church for small group times and other information at 502-633-0734. 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

“Let’s get high for the Lord…” happy hour will be 6 p.m. Saturday at Martin Luther King Street with Rev. W.C. Mitchell as the speaker. Guest singers include Corey Turner, Toni Dugle and New Covenant Sisterhood. School supplies will be given away, sponsored by New Covenant Missionary. The anniversary celebration of Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. will be 9 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Les Harris and members of Greater Tabernacle Church in Shelbyville will be the special guess. Dinner will be served following morning service. 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

Obedient Life Ministries, the Plain truth…. Praise, preaching and worship will begin 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 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

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

Church homecoming/basket meeting will be Aug. 10. The 3 p.m. speaker will be Rev. Robert Carr of Union Baptist Church in Louisville along with his congregation. Lunch will be served at 2 p.m. Choir appreciation day will begin at 11 a.m. on Aug, 24. 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 sermon will be "Everybody, But Nobody..." John 13:1-20, 34-35 on Sunday. 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 starts at 10 and morning worship service at 11. The monthly deacon's meeting will be at 2:15 on Sunday. Discipleship Training begins at 6 p.m. and the evening worship service at 7. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's, & youth will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

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 on Romans 8:31-39. 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

Watch for details for VBS from Aug. 3 to 5. 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. 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. on 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

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.