Church news: June 21, 2013

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Allen Chapel

The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.


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.

Bagdad Baptist

The youth are studying the book of Revelation on Wednesdays. Adult Bible study is at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. 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.

The church is located at 414 Henry Clay Street.

Bethesda Church of God

The church is located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

The church will provide the evening meal on Saturday for the Open Door of Hope men's shelter. Contact Autumn if you would like to provide a dish. Burks Branch choir will lead the services at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Masonic Home Shelbyville. The church will host the fifth Sunday singing and fellowship at 6 p.m. on June 30. The gospel singing group Master's Promise will perform during the worship service at 11 a.m. on July 14. Sunday school begins at 9:50 a.m., and worship service begins at 11. Contact the church at 321-7187 or on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. The church is located at 2023 Fox Run Road in Shelbyville.

Centenary United Methodist

All rising sixth-graders through rising college freshman are invited to Holiday World/Splash 'in Safari on Tuesday. Tickets are $35 each. Everyone is expected to be at the church ready to leave at 9 a.m., returning to the church at 9 p.m. To reserve a spot, contact the youth minister. The Children's Ministry Team will meet at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Centenary's former pastor, Rev. Mark Gibbons, will deliver the message at both worship services on Sunday. Rev. Gibbons is currently serving as superintendent of the Owensboro District. Everyone is invited to the Family Movie Night in the courtyard at 8:45 p.m. Friday. Popcorn and drinks will be furnished, but chairs are needed. Quilters will meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the church to host a project for Linus Blanket Day. Fabric, yarn, knitting needles and other sewing items will need to be brought by individuals attending. Also, a sack lunch will be needed if you plan to stay all day. God's Kitchen Team will meet at 9:45 a.m. to prepare for the noon lunch.

Centennial Baptist

The trustee board will have a program at 11 a.m. Sunday, with guest Rev. Theodore Todd and members of Elk Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., with morning service at 11. The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Fifth Sunday joint worship will be June 30, with guest speaker Rev. Jeff Peed, pastor of Buffalo Lick. Refreshments will be served after the service. A business meeting will be July 7, following the evening worship. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, and worship begins at 11. Evening worship hour begins at 6 for prayer and youth meetings. Wednesday night prayer meeting, adult Bible study and youth meetings begin at 6:30. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org.

Church of God of America

The morning service is at 11:15, and the afternoon service at 5. The church is located at 600 Bradshaw St. in Shelbyville. Justin Barnes is pastor.

Clay Street Missionary Baptist

The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Clayvillage Baptist

The Colossal Coaster World VBS rolls from Clayvillage Baptist Church Sunday through Friday. The high-energy adventure runs from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. nightly. There are groups for children just completing kindergarten through grade 6. Parents are invited to join their children at 6:15 p.m. for a meal and a 25-minute, high-energy worship rally. For more details, please call Tara at 487-1355. Limited transportation available.

Cropper Baptist

VBS will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 29, with the commencement on June 30 during worship service. Volunteers are needed to help decorate for VBS at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Choir members are still needed.

Dover Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. Morning worship is at 11.

Elmburg Baptist

VBS commencement will be during the morning worship service on Sunday, with a potluck cookout to follow the service. The youth will go swimming from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 30 at the Family Activity Center in Shelbyville. 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

Youth-for-hire to support youth summer missions will be until July 8. “Hire” a youth for all those jobs you have been putting off: yard work, window washing, gutter cleaning, etc. See Davey Ladner for details, and use the sign-up sheet in the foyer or E-mail youth@finchvillebaptist.com. A chicken-lunch fundraiser will be after the 11 a.m. service on July 23. Donations are accepted, but we do ask for a minimum of $6. Missionfuge – The Big Picture is coming. Youth camp will be July 15-19 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. See Davey Ladner about details. The Missions Committee is collecting individual-sized toiletries to give to A Loving Choice Pregnancy Resource Center. If traveling, save the shampoos, soaps, etc. and donate them to the mission team. Also, if you have the cosmetic bags given with purchases from department stores, donate those as well. Donations are made at Finchville Baptist Church. Call 834-7973.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Curtis Woods continues his preaching series on the book of Ruth during both services, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Business Meeting will be in Elsey Chapel at 6:30 p.m. J-term (June and July) Wednesday night Next Level continues with Southeast Christian's Kyle Idelman's book Not a Fan, at 6:30 p.m. Greg Jacobs, Billy Stover and Rev. Jerry Tracy are the moderators for the 1-hour session. Desserts by CJ Candies are served before the session in the small dining room. Donations are accepted. A mission trip to West Liberty will be led by Rev. Andy McDonald. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com. Young at Heart meets at Bell House at 11 a.m. Thursday. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. Devotional is at 2 p.m. at the Masonic Home Chapel. FBC's annual patriotic program will be June 30 at the combined 11 a.m. service. For more information, contact gwright@fbcshelbyville.com. There will be no 8:30 a.m. contemporary service that Sunday.

First Christian

FCC will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. To schedule an appointment, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code 024. The church is a collection site for Edge Outreach Shoes for Water. Donations of new and used shoes to Edge Outreach 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 is also collecting used hearing-aid batteries, box tops, Campbell’s labels, eyeglasses, plastic bags (Kroger, Walmart, etc.), coupons – 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 www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, and you may follow FCC on twitter@fccshelbyville. The prayer chapel is open during normal office hours at 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday for anyone seeking a quiet place to pray. Two worship services are held each Sunday at 9 a.m. and 11 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. Raise money for First Christian Church's Outreach Committee just by searching the Internet with GoodSearch.com (powered by Yahoo) or shopping online with GoodShop.com. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

IMPACT Youth Choir from Burke Presbyterian Church in Burke, Va., will offer a concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Covenant Group is collecting old blankets and towels for the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Place them in the designated container in the Assembly Room.

Fisherville Church of Christ

A revival will be Sunday through Wednesday. Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. evenings. Evangelist is Julius Hovan.

Grace Assembly of God

Everyone is invited to come hear Pastor Darrell Biram preaching on “Refreshing” during the month of June. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m., with praise and worship at 10:30 a.m. Children’s church for ages 4 to 11, and a nursery will be provided. Bible study for adults and activities for children will be Wednesday night. The church will hand out free water from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Shelby County Fair. VBS will be July 22-26. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

The church is located at 2865 Waddy Road. For more information, call 829-5777.

Graefenburg Baptist

“Colossal Coaster World” is coming during VBS from 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and is open to children age 2 through sixth grade. This will challenge kids to face their fears and trust God as they zip along the roller coaster of life. Activities include arts and crafts, music, recreation and nightly worship rallies. To register, visit gbcfamily.com. 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 Tabernacle Baptist

Guest will be Pastor Ronnie Cleaver Sr. and Guston Missionary Baptist Church of Fort Knox. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and the worship service is 11:30. The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

The Precepts Class will study Lamentations at 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Vacation Bible School, "Colossal Coaster World," will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Dinner will be provided. Family Night will be from 6-7 p.m. Friday. Register at www.highlandbaptistky.com or pick up registration forms at the church. For additional information, call 633-3516.

Holy Cross Lutheran

The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (at the corner of KY 53 South).

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6:30 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Lighthouse Baptist

The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from the Masonic Home.

Mount Eden Christian

The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

“Come to the Country" indoor yard sale is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13. Setup will be at 7 a.m. To reserve a table for your "goodies" for $20, call Anne at 502-738-5350. Money will benefit the church’s missions. The church is located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Elder Carl Whittaker and Bible Way Church of God in Christ of Cincinnati will be the guest at 8 p.m. Friday. Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., with worship services at 11:30, and on the first and third Sunday nights at 5:30. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.

New Covenant

Missionary service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, with guest speaker Twana Johnson of Centennial Baptist Church. Regular service is 9 a.m. Sunday.The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Road. Rev. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor.

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

The church is located at 704 Washington St. in Shelbyville. For more information, contact the church office at 502-633-7991.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Services are Sunday school at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 and evening service at 6. Rev. Garry Polston is the pastor. The church is located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. For more information, call 502-834-7000 or 834-7767.

Open Door Christian Center

The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. For more information, call502-252-9154.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Homecoming service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Brian Owens will preach, and New Vision Gospel will be singing. The public is welcome to attend. VBS, “The Kingdom Chronicles,” in which children will learn the truth of God's Word as they enjoy songs and crafts, is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 8-12. All the knights and fair maidens are asked to join in standing strong in the battle for truth from 3-year-olds to sixth grade (completed). Preregister for a prize at www.answersvbs.com/vbs/pfbc2013.Sunday school is at 10 a.m., morning worship service is at 11, and evening service is at 7. The church is located on KY 1472 in Waddy.

Pleasant Hill Christian

The church is located 5 miles south of Mount Eden. For more information, call 321-0564.

Pleasantview Baptist

The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road.

Rhema Christian Assembly

Children ages 3 years to fifth-grade are invited to attend VBS from 6 to 8:45 p.m. July 8-10. Come join a Hay Day adventure growing in friendship with Jesus. To register or for more information, call 633-7888.

Rockbridge United Methodist

A Neighborhood Sunday will be this Sunday. Worship service begins at 11 a.m., and in keeping with Rev. Sharp’s sermon on the “Parable of the Great Feast,” the congregation will hold a potluck dinner following worship. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714. All are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., and worship service begins at 11.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian

Signing for the hearing impaired will be available during the 11 a.m. services.

Shelby Congregational Method

Bible worship is at noon every Wednesday. The church is located at 1526 Martin Luther King Jr. St. in Shelbyville. For more information, call 633-6244. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

For information, call 633-0488. The church is located at 2713 Mount Eden Road.

Simpsonville Baptist

Kid's Fit Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday. The cost is $10 per day per child. For more information, contact Shari at 722-5246, ext. 15. Free women's dance and fitness classes will be at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

Simpsonville Christian Church this weekend welcomes guest preacher Brandie Grisham, a divinity student of Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are three Sunday school classes: traditional (adult) at 9:45 a.m.; young adult at 10 a.m.; and preschoolers at 10 a.m. A nursery and children’s church (ages 4 to 12) is provided during the worship service. A family mission trip is planned for all ages on July 17-20. Homecoming will be Oct. 6. All past members or visitors to the congregation are invited. Other activities include a yoga class from 5 to 6 p.m. on Fridays, followed by youth group from 6 to 8 p.m. “The Little White Church on the Corner” is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road. For more information, call 722-8995. The church now has sermon videos online at http://simpsonvillecc.org.

St. James Episcopal

Photos for the church directory will be taken after the service on Sunday. Mo Wakefield is coordinating the free food table this summer. Members who have extra produce from their gardens are asked to bring some for the table outside Memorial Hall. Contact Mo if you have questions. Seasonal clothing, all sizes, shoes and bedding are being collected for those in need. The Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Childcare is available on Sunday. The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

Waddy Baptist

VBS will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This year's theme is "Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God." VBS commencement will be on June 30. 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 annual camp meeting will be at the new site for the church, 3920 Hickory Ridge Road. A yard sale to benefit the church building fund will be from 7 a.m. to noon on June 29 at 568 Frankfort Road. Homecoming will be at 10 a.m. July 14, with a potluck lunch to follow. Evening services will be at 7. Services will be 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day through July 19. Food will be available after each service. Special music will be at each service with many visiting ministers. Sunday school is 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m., evening worship at 6:30. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m.