Church news: July 4, 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

Regular services this week will be Sunday school starting at 9:50 a.m. followed by worship services at 11. A deacon's meeting will be after the worship service. 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

Sunday services will return to the regular times with the contemporary service at 8:48 a.m., Sunday school 10 and the traditional service at 11. The next four Sundays will have messages consisting of four pivotal questions regarding churches in ministry from Adam Hamilton's book, "Leading Beyond the Walls." The message will be "Why do people need Jesus " from Luke and 2 Corinthians on July 6. It will also be Holy Communion day and there will be no children's worship or moment. The Harriett Poynter/Lucille Smith or the children’s ministry will not meet during July. They will resume when school starts. The choir will enjoy a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. with meat being furnished on Wednesday, followed with the choir rehearsal at 7:15 pm. The men’s prayer breakfast will be at 7 a.m. July 12. The cost is $5 for church members but free for the guests. Safe Sanctuary training is now available online for those interested in obtaining it. Call the church for further information.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 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

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

An ice cream social for the community will begin at 6:30 p.m. July 9. 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. Choir meets on Sundays 5 p.m., adult and youth Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:30. We are offering a new Sunday school class for ages 18-28.

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, followed by a 4th of July worship at 11 a.m. A Deacon ordination of Jamie White will be at 6:30 p.m. and all churches are invited to attend. Women on Mission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Baptist Men will bring chain saws and work on church property to clean up many fallen trees from 9 a.m. to noon July 12. Vacation Bible School will be from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. July 14 to 17 for kindergarten through sixth grade. 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

WMU and Brotherhood will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Jungle Safari VBS will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. beginning Sunday through July 11.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

Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church and is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

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

Rev. Chad Lynn leads children on mission to Centri-Kid on Sunday. Rev. Jerry Tracy leads the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services Sunday in the Family Life Center. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. The Acts 1:8 team, led by Pastor Maurice Hollingswoth and Rachel Shannon, returns from Guatemala Monday from a weeklong mission trip. Another Acts 1:8 team returns from a South African outreach effort on behalf of the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC). "Walk with God/Talk to God" continues in the Student Room at 6 p.m. on Wednesday led by Pastor R. Maurice Hollingsworth. Young at Heart will dine locally at "La Cocina de Mama" meeting there at 11 a.m. on Thursday. For more information, call Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. VBS begins "Agency D3" on July 20. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The church is a collection site for Edge Outreach Shoes for Water. 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 and current magazines 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. Contact the church office for more information. The weekly sermons may be read online at ww.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, 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. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. and classes are available for all ages. A nursery is available during Sunday school and the 11 a.m. worship service. Two worship services are held at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

The church office is closed today, in observance of July 4 Independence Day. The Adult Children of Alcoholics Group meets at 6 p.m. today. Knit Wits meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. Good Grief will meet for lunch following worship Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. All men in the church are invited to go fishing on from 5 p.m. until dark Sunday, at the Munoz Farm. For more information, contact Alan Zaring, Mark Whittaker or Pastor Jay Hodge. A potluck supper and elder care ministry event is planned for 6 p.m. July 16. Lacito Coro, Louisville Youth Choir Concert will begin at 3 p.m. July 27 at the church. The Memorial Service for Viola Kuderna will begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 1 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

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. July 14-18 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

Deacon's meeting will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 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. A business meeting will be at 7 p.m. following the Wednesday service. Thursday is family game night at 6 p.m. 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

All children kindergarten to fifth grade are invited to attend Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. July 17 and 18. 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

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

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

Vacation Bible School, for bed babies through sixth grade, starts at 5 p.m. on Sunday with a cookout. This potluck cookout is for everyone, not just VBS workers and children. VBS will be 6-9 each evening. Commencement will be at 7 p.m. on July 11. There will be a potluck meal for the children's families plus anyone else that would like to attend at 6 p.m. Sunday school starts at 10 and morning worship service at 11.

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 Sunday is entitled, “Good News for the Wretched.”  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. 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

Fellowship Dinner will begin at noon on Sunday, administrative council Meeting will follow at 1 p.m. Methodist Men will not meet in July. If there is a change you will be called. Choir Rehearsal will be 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. on July 11. 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

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 3920 Hickory Ridge Road.