Church news: March 1, 2013

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Allen Chapel

The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.


Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. For more information, contact Diana at 647-3499. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

Bagdad Baptist

The youth are studying the book of James on Wednesday nights in a new class, Going Deeper. Bible Explorers Club meets at Heritage Elementary on Mondays after school.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 service starts at 11 a.m. 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

Regular services will be this week, beginning with Wednesday night, when the Acteens meet at 6, Young Musicians at 6:20, prayer meeting at 6:30 and choir practice at 7. The choir is practicing for the Easter cantata, He is Risen, which will be performed on March 24 during the morning worship service. Sunday services are Sunday school at 9:50 a.m., followed by morning worship services at 11. Todd Merchant will be providing the message this Sunday as Rev. Billy Betts will be with his 478th Reserves unit this weekend. A church-wide revival is being planned for April 28 through May 1. Vacation Bible School has been set for June 3-7. Contact Betts if you would like to help. Continue to support the youth mission trip to Haiti planned for July 19-27. Remember to continue to use your Kroger gift cards. The Women on Mission will meet at Cheryl Webb's house at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Good Friday service and fellowship potluck dinner will be at 6 p.m. March 29. The Women On Mission will sell homemade cakes to raise money for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering at that time. An Easter Egg Hunt will be at 2 p.m. on March 30 at the church. An outdoor Sunrise Service will be at 7 a.m. on March 31 at the church, followed by a potluck fellowship breakfast. Sunday school will meet at the regular time at 9:50, followed by the worship service at 11 a.m., which will include special music. For more information, call 502-321-7187 or on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church.

Centenary United Methodist

The third Sunday of Lent will be celebrated with Holy Communion at both worship services. A Safe Sanctuary training class will be from 2 until 3:30 p.m. Sunday. This is a church policy for persons involved with children, youth and vulnerable adults that is required, and must be renewed every three years. The second meeting of training will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. To register, contact the church for information. Children's ministry meeting is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Information regarding the 2013 Ramp Building Ministry can be obtained by calling the church office for names to contact. Eight ramps were completed in 2012. The eighth-grade girls are invited to join the wife of the youth director at her home at 7:15 a.m. each weekday for Bible study.

Centennial Baptist

Centennial Baptist Church Women's month theme is “Women Choosing God's Way in Prayer.” Our speakers for the month will start Sunday with sister Cheryl Quincy, the second Sunday will be sister Lucille Marshall, the third Sunday with sister Etta Beach, and the fourth Sunday with sister Fanta Burley Taylor. The fifth Sunday will be the Easter Sunrise Service, starting at 7 a.m., with breakfast following the service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., morning service at 11, and Easter Egg Hunt after the morning service. The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Week of Prayer for Home Missions and Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for mission work in the United States will be Sunday through March 10. Daylight savings time begins on March 10. WMU luncheon will be at 11 a.m. on March 12 at the home of Joanne Fidell. A joint worship service and “singspiration” will be March 24 at Buffalo Lick. A fellowship meal will begin at 6:30 p.m. on March 27. Easter cantata will be presented with observance of the Lord’s supper during morning worship on March 31, Easter Sunday. Shelby Touched Twice will be April 13. Services begin at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays with Sunday school, and worship begins at 11. Evening worship hour begins at 6 for prayer and youth meeting. Wednesday night prayer meeting 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 Central District’ workshop for ushers, nurses and greeters will be March 16. Registration will be from 9 until 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served during registration. Workshops will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., and lunch will be served immediately following the workshops. RSVP to Robert Ellis Sr. 502-633-5922 or csbcadmn@gmail.com or to Brenda Davis at bdavis2828@insightbb.com. The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Cropper Baptist

A youth lock-in will be from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. today. A deacons’ meeting will be at 4 p.m. and business meeting at 6 on March 10. The youth are planning to attend the winter jam on March 16 at Rupp Arena. The cost is $10 per person. RoDonna Carson will be the special music on Sunday.

Dover Baptist

Sunday school meets at 9:50 a.m. Worship service is at 11 a.m. The Lord's Supper will be observed Sunday. WMU will meet at the church at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Fifth Sunday song service will be at 6 p.m. March 24 because of

Elmburg Baptist

Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. Sundays. WMU is collecting items for the Touched Twice Clinic. Deadline to bring items to church is March 24. The church pantry needs donations of food and personal care items.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

The Redeemer tour “Big Daddy Weavewill be at 6:30 p.m. March 9 at Cornerstone Christian Academy. A group will meet at the church at 5 p.m. Make the $10 reservation by Sunday with Davey Ladner at Cornerstone Christian Academy. “Disciple Now” weekend will be March 22 to 24 in Bagdad. The registration deadline is Sunday, with a $20 fee. Registration brochures can be accessed through the youth section of the church’s Web site. The Easter Egg Hunt will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 30 at Finchville Park. Help is needed with the hunt. Consider donating individually wrapped candy that will fit into plastic eggs. And pray for this event to reach our community in an awesome way. The Easter cantata, Arise, My Love, by Bradley Knight, will be presented by the adult choir on Palm Sunday, March 24, during the 11 a.m. worship hour, followed by a potluck meal in Fellowship Hall. The church will furnish fried chicken and beverages. Bring a favorite dish and/or dessert and a friend. There will only be one morning service on March 24. Orders for Easter Lilies, in honor of or in memory of loved ones, will be take starting Sunday. The order forms will be in the bulletin. Place the forms and $11 per plant in the offering plate. The deadline for ordering will be March 17. A fish fry and silent auction will be from 5 to 8 p.m. March 23 in the Fellowship Hall as a fundraiser for the Guatemala Mission team. Silent auction donations from local area businesses, artists and offices are being accepted until March 17. Please contact the Crumbackers with your donations. The team will accept donations for cakes and pies to be auctioned. A yard sale will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 19 and 20 in the church parking lot on KY 55. The collection will continue until April 18. All proceeds from the sale will be given to the Guatemala team to help defray the cost of its trip in July. For more information, contact the church at 502-834-7973.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Upward Basketball continues Saturday. For more information, contact clynn@fbcshelbyville.com. Rev. Curtis Woods speaks during both services, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Sunday. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. A mission team sets out for West Liberty next week for a week of repairing, replacing and refurbishing people's homes and businesses. This is the site of last year's devastating Kentucky storms. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville. NEXT LEVEL continues Wednesday, starting at 5 p.m. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville. Young at Heart goes to Irish Rover Two in La Grange on Thursday. Departure by bus is at 10:30 a.m. Crescent Place Bible study is at 1 p.m., and Crescent Place devotional is at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter 633-4836. From Couch Potato to 5K training begins Thursday. For more information, contact clynn@fbcshelbyville.com.

First Christian

All youth in grades 6-12 are invited to youth group on Sunday afternoons from 5 to 7 p.m. The youth will sponsor a chili cook-off from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday. 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, coupons – current or expired, cancelled 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. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

Knit-Wits will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday in Fellowship Hall. A celebration of the sacrament of Holy Communion will be during Sunday's worship service. Anyone wishing to take communion and unable to attend should contact the church office at 633-2693. Good Grief will gather for lunch following Sunday's worship service. Check with Barbara Troyer, Louise Van Slyke or Norma Beasey for the location. Arriba Ninos tutoring continues to meet on Mondays at First Christian Church, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. Tutoring is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Anyone interesting in tutoring one evening or all sessions may contact the church office for more information, at 633-2693. Session meets at 7 p.m. Monday. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. The women's evening Bible study group meets at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The Mitten Tree is filled with donations of hats, mittens, scarves, socks, etc. Anyone needing these items or knowing someone who needs them should help themselves. A congregation-wide, inter-generational mission trip to Eastern Kentucky is being planned for this summer. Anyone interested in going should contact Mark Whittaker.

Grace Assembly of God

The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Restaurant.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

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

Graefenburg Baptist

The church is located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line. For more information, call 829-5324.  

Graefenburg Christian

The church is located at the intersection of U.S. 60 and KY 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and the worship service is 11:30. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

Senior meals will be delivered Monday. The M&M’s are going to the Olive Garden at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Contact Martha Tipton for reservations. Women on Mission groups are collecting food items for the Shelby County Backpack Project. A list of items needed are located at the WMU station. Free AARP tax filing service will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through April 15. Contact Betty or Marvin Rogers, at 502-487-1612, for an appointment.

Holy Cross Lutheran

Lenten services will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church each Wednesday during Lent. The vesper services begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and continue March 13 and 20. A meal will be provided at 6 p.m. on Wednesday before the service. Holy week schedule will be Palm Sunday service at 11 a.m. March 24; Maundy Thursday service with communion at 7 p.m. March 28, with a prayer vigil to follow the service; Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 29; Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. on March 31. For more information, call 647-3696. The church is located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (at the corner of KY 53 South).

Indian Fork Baptist

The church is located in Bagdad.

Lighthouse Baptist

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

Living Waters

Phil Wynn, senior pastor of New Life Church in Barbourville, will be the guest speaker on March 17. To help with the Touched Twice free medical clinic on April 13, volunteer online at www.shelbytouchedtwice.com. There is a mission team going to Honduras in June with Sparrow Missions. If interested, contact Darrell or Carole Tracy.

Mount Eden Christian

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

Mount Pleasant Baptist

The church is located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todd’s Point.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., Sunday morning service 11:30, and on the first and third Sunday nights at 5:30. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.

New Covenant

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. For more information, contact the church office at 502-633-7991.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Bishop Lindsey Davis will be the guest for the 11 a.m. service. 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 will welcome evangelist Tim Hall at 11 a.m. Sunday. The church is located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. For more information, call502-252-9154.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

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 five miles south of Mount Eden. For more information, call 321-0564.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., and morning worship service is 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 Methodist

The usher board will have an afternoon program at 3:30 p.m. March 17. Guest speaker will be minister Geraldine Spencer.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 more information, call 633-0488. The church is located at 2713 Mount Eden Road.

Simpsonville Baptist

Open play men's basketball will be on Sundays. Ages 13-30 play at 1-2:30 p.m. and ages 30 and older at 2:30-4 p.m. MissionFest Fish Fry is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Proceeds will support the 2013 missions. The father-daughter dance will begin at 6 p.m. March 17. Tickets are $15 each, and that includes the speaker, entertainment, dinner and the daughter’s gift. For tickets, call 722-5246 ext 15.Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.

Simpsonville Christian

A new page in history will be made with the new pastor, Joey Pusateri. This week’s sermon is on “Grace and Repentance” (Luke 13:1-9). Sunday school for adults is 9:45 a.m., young adults and toddlers at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 10:50 a.m. A nursery and children’s church (ages 4 to 12) is provided during the worship service. Other activities include a yoga class from 5 to 6 p.m. on Fridays followed by youth group from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by and visit “The Little White Church on the Corner,” located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road. For more information, contact 722-8995 or visit http://simpsonvillecc.org.  Videos of the previous Sunday’s sermon are available on the Web site.

Simpsonville United Methodist

The March community outreach project will be Shelby Touched Twice Clinic on April 13 at Shelbyville First Baptist Church. This is a free 1-day clinic for all of Shelby County, striving to meet medical, spiritual and physical needs of people who are not otherwise able to receive these services. Bring food pantry items Sunday, including peanut butter, canned meats and vegetables and fruit, along with any other non-perishable foods. Check for expiration dates on all items. Expired items will be thrown away. Fellowship dinner/administration council meeting will be Sunday. AA Meeting is at 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday in basement. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. on Friday in Fellowship hall

St. James Episcopal

The monthly potluck lunch will follow the Sunday service. Contributions of food and money for the community food pantry will be collected. Shoes, clothing and bedding continue to be collected for those in need. The Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 10 a.m. and each Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Child care is available on Sunday.

Waddy Baptist

Sunday school begins each Sunday morning at 9:45, with the weekly worship service at 11. The youth group meets at 6 p.m. every Sunday and Wednesday. Prayer meeting starts at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. The children’s mission groups meet at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. A monthly potluck supper follows at 7 p.m. The Women on Mission meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday each month. The church is located at 3130 Waddy Road. For more information, call 829-5164.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is at 10-10:45 a.m., and worship is at 11-noon. Bible study is at 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. The church board meeting is 12:15 p.m. Sunday.

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