Church news: June 13, 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

Vacation Bible School will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. 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

Vacation Bible School is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.We'll be at the “Beach” with Son Treasure Island. A giant water slide will be Thursday after the evening's activities. Wear your swimsuit under your clothes and bring a towel. Parents’ night will be Friday night. For information, call 502-220-1948. The church will supply the meal at 7 p.m. on June 28 at the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter. Contact Autumn Betts for details or to donate a dish. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. followed by morning worship service at 11. Wednesday services will begin at 6 p.m. with JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and adult prayer meeting will begin at 6:30, and choir practice at 7 p.m. For more information or to contact the church, call 502-321-7187 and follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. The church is located at 2023 Burks Branch Road.

Centenary United Methodist

The title of the message for Sunday from the Vital Sign Series will be "Breathing Life into Worship." An offering will be received for Peace for Justice on Sunday. The Worship planning meeting will be at 2 p.m. Monday, church council meets at 6:30. Membership Care Team meets at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. The Lunch Bunch will leave for their outing at the Firefly Restaurant in Lawrenceburg. The high school students will partner with Grace UMC in Louisville participating in a Local Mission Trip Monday through Thursday. They will work in the community and lead their VBS. Visit wwwshelbyvillemethodist.com

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. 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 and Women of Faith conference will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. The speaker is Etta Coleman. 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

A Sunday school class, New Young Adult/Career, is for adults who have finished high school, attending college or starting a career. Vacation Bible School is June 20-22. For more information, contact Sandy Powell. We’re still in need of choir members, if you or anyone is interested in doing special music, contact Bettie Tipton. If you need to add anyone to the prayer list, contact Shannon Osten or Lonnie Chisholm.

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

Bible Study for all ages will be 10 a.m. Sunday. A special Father’s Day service and recognition will be at 11 a.m. The church will provide and service lunch at Victory Baptist Food Kitchen on Tuesday. A symphony of prayer for all ages will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir practice at 7:15 each Wednesday. Baptist Men will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Family Life Center. A fifth Sunday sing will be June 29. Everyone is welcome to come and sing praises and bring your choir. Fellowship will follow. Vacation Bible School will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July Saturday through Tuesday. 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

A baby shower for Daniel and Ashley Coulter will be 2:30 p.m. June 22 at the church. Jungle Safari VBS will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 6-11. 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

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch on from 10:30 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 502-682-1018 or E-mail 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

One of our main projects in Guatemala this summer will be the distribution of clothing and flip flops to villagers. Help by bringing gently, used or new summer clothing and flip-flops in all sizes. Remember to bring smaller adult sizes. We also need individually wrapped, non-chocolate candy and gum to hand out as we minister. Financial donations for the pizza/movie nights for the senior assisted living house and orphanage are also welcome. The team will be gone June 22-29. Boxes for all items are at rear entrances to the main church building. Pray for our team. Remember to continue to bring your filled baby bottles for A Loving Choice. You may fill them with loose change, dollars or a check. All bottles need to be returned to the basket in the sanctuary by Sunday. The money will be used for classes to train new parents, provide food and clothing for children and hold Bible Study for new parents.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

The first service on Sunday will begin in the Family Living Center at 8:30 a.m. with Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth speaking on "What does it mean to be loved by a Father?" (Matthew 7:7-12). Baptism concludes the first service in the sanctuary. For those who would like to attend the baptism, be in the sanctuary at 9:15-9:20 a.m. The 11 a.m. second service will be in the Family Living Center. Wednesday night at the "Walk with God/Talk to God" prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m., the Acts 1:8 team members, the Madagascar mission participants, and those involved in the Guatemala mission trip will be commissioned. Led by Dr. Hollingsworth, the prayer time meets in the Student Room (second floor). Children and Jennifer Blevins will be the song leaders. Young at Heart will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the FBC small dining room. Donation of $8 is helpful for the catered meal. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter 633-4836. A Mission group led by Rev. Rob Walters from Morristown, Virginia will be housed at FBC starting June 22. Rev. Walters grew up in Shelbyville and is the son of Bob & Carolyn Walters. Bryan White of the International Baptist Mission Board will be present and the Student Band will lead the music at the June 25 services. For more information, contact mhollingsworth@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

Everyone is invited to attend the Youth's fundraiser at Fire Fresh BBQ from 5 to 8 p.m. today. They will receive all tips for that period of time and are guaranteed at least 10 percent of the sales. Money raised goes toward their Montréal trip. The Youth Covenant Group will sell AVON Sunscreen/Bug Guard as a fundraiser. The Adult Children of Alcoholics Group meets at 6 p.m. today. AGM Backpack Collection for Father's Day, bring in a photo of the special men in your life and honor them by making a donation to a charity in their name. The Alternative Gift Market Ministry will have a table set up in the Assembly Room. Articles for July's issue of The First Word are due by noon on Sunday.Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. 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 10:30 a.m. June and July are perfect opportunities to volunteer at God's Kitchen while the kids are out of school. For more information or questions, contact Boyd Phillips or Mark Whittaker. We serve lunch the second and third Thursdays of each month. The church office will be open on Mondays only during the month of June. Plan appropriately.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship is at 10:30. Everyone is invited. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Ladies of Grace meet at 7 p.m. June 24 with special Speaker Sharon Fridge. Men’s ministry breakfast will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Denny’s in Waddy. All are welcome.

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.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page at Hempridge Baptist Church, which is located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

This Sunday evening service has been cancelled. The WMU groups are accepting donations for the backpack project, see Betty Montfort for questions or more information. The Lego Club will meet 1 to 3 p.m. every Tuesday in June and 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. Family game night is 6 p.m. Thursday. Agency D3 Vacation Bible School will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 23 to 27 for ages Pre-K through fifth grade. Online registration is available at www.highlandbaptistky.com or by calling 633-3516. 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

VBS pre-registration and kick off will begin from 3 to 7 p.m. on June 21 with games, singing and fish fry, and 6 to 8:30 June 23 to 27. 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

The Kingdom House will transition to 10 a.m. Sunday services. For more information visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. The worship leaders are Travis and Shanna Hernandez. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. Theministry is at 802 Washington St.

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

Donations for the “Baby Bottle Blessings” are due Sunday. This year the contributions will go to Avenues for Women in Frankfort. Sean Ellis, missionary to Taiwan, will be the guest speaker this Sunday and June 22 during the morning services. For more information, call the church office at 633-0734 or E-mail info@living-waters.org. 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

“Cruise In” will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Bring out your muscle cars, Motor Cycles, Mud or Pull Trucks or just come out to fellowship and see all vehicles. Popcorn will be available. Events include a cakewalk and The Capital Steppers will be performing at 6:30 p.m. 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 Core-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. There will not be Bible study Wednesday. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

The Night Baptist Women will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at the home of Edith Webb. Sunday school starts at 10 and morning worship service at 11. A special offering will be taken Sunday for the Oneida Baptist School. There will be no evening services on Sunday evening. The youth will be going to camp Monday thru Friday at Cedarmore. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's and youth meet at 7 p.m. on 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

Vacation Bible School – Agency D3 is 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday and is open to children K-5 completed. Register online at sbckidconnection.comz. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

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. 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

Methodist Men’s Breakfast meeting is Saturday in fellowship hall. Father’s Day Brunch is at 10 a.m. on Sunday between the first and second worship. Bible study is 6 p.m. Wednesday, choir rehearsal at 7:30. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meets at 10 a.m. Fridays. Even if you can’t sew, you can iron while you fellowship. 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

Vacation Bible School will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 23-27. This year’s theme is “SonRise National Park.” Pre-K to fifth grade are invited to share in the fun, music, crafts and more. 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.