Church news: March 14, 2014

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Allen Chapel

The church, along with St. John and Wesley will visit Galilee Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. Sunday for morning service. The event will be senior day. There will be no service at St. John. The choir will visit Shelby Congregation at 6 p.m. Saturday. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The Daniel Plan class starts Saturday at 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Monday. The children are going on a skating/McDonalds outing at 11 a.m. Saturday. The mission team will host a fundraiser soup and sandwich lunch after service Sunday. Youth-led Sunday is March 23.Call 747-8933. 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 with 9:45 for Sunday school and 11 a.m. 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 a.m. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

Spring revival services will be April 27-30. Evangelists Steve Rice and Paul Chitwood will preach. Sunday school will be at 9:50 a.m., with worship services at 11. Wednesday services will begin at 6 p.m., with Acteens followed by JAM-Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting at 6:30.Regular choir practice is at 7 p.m. Follow Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church on facebook to find this information and information about upcoming events, or call the church at 502-321-7187.

Centenary United Methodist

The message from the March sermon series for Sunday will be "The Head and the Heart Should Meet,” from 1 Corinthians 8th chapter. The Frankfort District United Methodist Women Spiritual Growth Retreat will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Midway Methodist Church. Kids Korner will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The Church Council Meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Monday in room 206. Prayer time will take place at 7 p.m. in Hunter's Chapel.

Centennial Baptist

March is Women's Month, and the theme is “Sister's Sharing Faith, Hope and Love.”Speaking this month will be Sister Ada Blackburn, Sister Carla Beach, Sister Latice Evans, Sister Claudia Burley and Sister Jeanetta Stone. 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

Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday school, and worship is at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. March events include the Shelby Touched Twice Ministry event on Saturday. Fellowship meal is March 26, and fifth Sunday joint worship with Indian Fork is March 30. Join for the evening meal and fellowship. The revival is coming soon, watch for dates. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Church of Annunciation

Eucharist Adoration will be in the chapel from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, 1 to 9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 10 p.m. Friday. 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 Missionary 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

A soup-and-sandwich luncheon will be after church on March 23 to discuss what we are looking for in a pastor. Church council meets at 6:30 p.m. March 26. The challenge is to bring an unchurched friend or family member to church on March 30. The church is collecting for the Annie Armstrong offering, with a goal of $400. VBS is planned for June 20, 21 and 22. The food pantry is in need of perishable items.

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

An all-church 40 days of prayer begins Wednesday, which is for church, home and individual revitalization. It will end on Easter Sunday. The New Beginnings couples class will meet be Saturday in the Family Life Center for pizza, table games and Christian movie. Everyone is welcome. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Prayer meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday, and children and youth choir. The adult choir, all voices are welcome, will practice at 7:15. The Shelby Baptist Association Sunday School training that was postponed due to bad weather will be 8:30 a.m. to noon on March 22 at Simpsonville Baptist. Classes for workers and interested in the following: children, youth, adults, how to teach by storying and reaching and helping special needs family and children/youth. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 633-0502.

Elmburg Baptist

Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. and worship service follows at 11. Team Kids begins at 6 p.m. Sunday and Bible study is at 6:30.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

Easter Cantata will be at 10:30 a.m. April 13; free fellowship meal follows in Fellowship Hall. Good Friday service will begin at 7 p.m. April 18 in the Finchville Sanctuary. Eggstravaganza with free food, egg hunts for age groups, super prizes for each age group will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 at Finchville Park. Easter sunrise service will be at 6:45 a.m. on April 20 at the Finchville Park; Finchville Sanctuary if raining. Easter breakfast will be at 7:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall; free breakfast cooked by the Deacons. Easter Sunday will only have one service at 10:30 a.m. at the Finchville Ruritan building. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

"Touched Twice," the fifth annual countywide consortium of churches, mission boards, and benevolent agencies, is will be Saturday at FBC. The community needs are met through donations of various clothing, food, and medical supplies and caregivers. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Clinic hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shuttle service is available by calling 502-437-9437. For more information, visit www.shelbytouchedtwice.com or call 633-1198. Rev. Maurice Hollingsworth continues his sermon series on Isaiah at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bible fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Studio and Studio Jr. are led by Rev. Chad Lynn. NEXT LEVEL continues on Wednesday at 5 p.m. with a catered meal for adults at $6.00 and $1 for children. Rev. Hollingsworth leads the 6 p.m. Bible devotional in the church sanctuary. Young at Heart meets in the FBC small dining room at 11:30 a.m. Thursday for a catered meal with a donation of $8. Speaker will be announced. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. Masonic Home devotional follows at 2 p.m.

First Christian

The Stations of the Cross may be viewed from 6 to 7 p.m. every Friday through April 11 and on April 17. The Stations of the Cross retraces the steps of Jesus from the time of his sentence to crucifixion to the placing of his body in the tomb. There are 14 stations that are recognized, and each station focuses on something that took place on the journey from Pilate’s residence to the tomb. Each station has been portrayed in an original piece of artwork, done by a member of the congregation, and an accompanying booklet offers devotions, Scripture readings and prayers that relate to each station. SC3, the Shelby County Community Children's Choir, will present its Beatles concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. The choir is directed by James Ray Morgan. The Outreach Committee meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The CWF will have tables up March 23 and will officer cutlery, pecans, brooms, baked goods and homemade pimento cheese and Benedictine for sale. 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 (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 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 there are classes 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

Parents and More Night Out at First Presbyterian will return on Friday. Parents will drop off their children at Catering by Kate (Bemiss), at 934 Main St. in Shelbyville, about 5:30 p.m. Parents and other young adults will be leaving to go to Hometown Pizza for some fellowship and story-swapping. Good Grief meets for lunch following Sunday's worship service. See Barbara Troyer for the destination. Arriba Ninos Tutoring continues at 6 p.m. on Mondays, First Christian Church. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday; Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. and Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Presbyterian Women will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Youth Covenant Group at 6 p.m. and adult choir rehearsal at 7. Anyone interested in going to Morehead State University's Build-A-Bed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 should contact Lynn Whittaker by March 15 to register. Build-A-Bed targets a very specific and often neglected community, the working poor. Many Kentucky children are living in homes with not enough beds or none at all. The mission of the Morehead Build-A-Bed project is to ensure that 75 children are guaranteed a proper place to sleep in their home. Along with a handmade twin bed and mattress, each child gets a bedtime bag which includes a sheet set, comforter/quilt, a book, alarm clock or night light, stuffed animal and a hygiene kit.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship is at 10:30. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Sunday service starts at 6 pm. Wednesday Bible study and children’s activities begin at 7 p.m. Adult Bible study is titled “Gifts for the Marketplace.” This is a study on the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Timeless Treasurers (seniors) will meet Tuesday. Food will be taken to Open Door of Hope men’s shelter on Monday. The “Women of Grace” will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Men’s ministry breakfast is March 15. Everyone is welcome. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

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

Graefenburg Baptist

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.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

AARP is offering free tax filing from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Contact Betty or Marvin Rogers at 502-487-1612 for an appointment or for more information.

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. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call Rev. Josh Settles at 502-803-0093. Theministry is at 802 Washington St.

Lighthouse Baptist

A gospel singing will be at 6:30 p.m. on March 23. Several local singers and musicians will share the love of Christ through music and song. This event is free and open to the public, but an optional love offering will be collected. For more information, call the church and leave a message at 502-437-0118. The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville and is directly across the street from the Masonic Home.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 send an E-mail to LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

The Shelby County Touched Twice Free Clinic will be Saturday at First Baptist Church. Visit www.shelbytouchedtwice.com to register as a volunteer. The youth will go to the Winterjam Tour at Rupp Area on Saturday. Tickets are $10. For more details, see Youth Pastor Jeremy Cloninger. A ladies retreat will be on March 28 and 29 at Kavanaugh Life Enrichment Center in Crestwood. The cost is $50, with the first $25 due by Sunday. This will be the Beth Moore Bible Study, “Loving Well-Retreat in a Box.” Sign up at the information counter in the sanctuary. For more information on any of the above, call the church office at 502-633-0734, or E-mail info@living-waters.org.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 the month of March a different female speaker will visit each Sunday during the Women’s Day Celebration.Evangelist Matisa Olinger Wilborn of Kingdom Fellowship Living Word Ministries in Louisville will be the speaker at during the 11:30 a.m. service. William D. Beasley is the pastor. For more information, call 633-0277. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Missionary program will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Guest speaker will be Rev. Dwight Mitchell of Bethesda Church of God in Nashville, Tenn. Dwight is the son of Rev. William C. Mitchell, Pulpit Associate at New Covenant Church. 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) is every Wednesday night beginning at 7. 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, morning 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

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. There will be no evening worship service through March. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 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

The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Wednesday night Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. There will be no Bible study on Wednesday. The Sunday sermon topics are: "Woman, here is your son," John 19:26-27 this Sunday; "My God, why have You forsaken me?" Mark 15:34 on March 23; "I am thirsty," John 19:28 on March 30; "It is finished," John 19:30, April 6; "Into Your hands I commend My spirit," Luke 23:46, April 13. Until warmer weather arrives, Sunday school and Sunday worship are being held in the church fellowship hall, which is most accessible by parking in the rear of the building. Signs are posted. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Salem will have lots of people working at the Touched Twice Clinic at First Baptist Church tomorrow. If anyone has not signed up, contact Judy Phillips. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., with worship service following at 11. A trip to our Best Restaurant in Smithfield will be after the morning worship service. The Team Kids and youth meet at 6 p.m., and adults are invited to discipleship training. Wednesday service begins at 7 p.m., with prayer meeting, RA's, GA's and youth meetings.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Christian

Identical services start at 9:30 and 11 a.m., with full youth programming available at both services. More information is available at 633-5975.

Shelby Congregational

The usher board will host a gospel singing at 6 p.m. on Saturday. There will be several choirs and soloists. There will be a praise and worship service the second Friday of each month at 7 p.m. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

The “Daniel Plan, Glorifying God in the way we eat, move and think,” will be at 10 a.m. Saturdays in the fellowship hall. Prayer and coffee meeting will be at 10 a.m. Wednesdays in the fellowship hall. A fish fry to support missions will be from 5 to 8 p.m. March 21. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Takeout and a la carte items are available. The menu includes Alaskan pollock, french fries, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert and drink. Easter celebration will begin on Palm Sunday, April 13, during worship, when the choir will perform the musical Jesus, Only Jesus. Easter Eggsplosion will be April 19. Easter Sunday worship will be 10:30 a.m. April 20. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The sermon series for Lent is “Need for God.” The message for Sunday is the “Need for God’s Love.” Friends, Family and Neighbors Sunday is this Sunday. 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.; preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. All are welcome. The church now has sermon videos online at http://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

The church is hosting a luncheon honoring first responders at 1 p.m. Sunday. The EMS for Shelby County, the police and fire departments of Simpsonville are invited. This is a way for our church to say thank them to those who do so much in our community. Mountain Mission Truck will pick up on March 31. All items are welcome and can be brought at anytime. There are two services on Sunday, at 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible study is 6 p.m., with choir rehearsal at 7:30. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. every Friday. 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 held each Sunday at 10 a.m., and childcare is available. Rev. Fred Moffatt will lead a Bible study at 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday, followed by a light potluck lunch in the Memorial Hall. This study is open to all interested persons. 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

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.