Church news: March 25, 2016

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Allen Chapel

Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. Located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.

Beechridge Baptist

Located on Beechridge Road in Bagdad.

Bethel A.M.E.

Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 414 Henry Clay Street. The pastor is Rev. MacArthur Pendleton.

Bethesda Church of God

Call 633-7500. Located at 2246 Taylorsville Road.

Buffalo Lick Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m., worship at 11. Located at 2530 Elmburg Road. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed.

Burks Branch Baptist

Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed by Easter worship service at 11. The church is collecting now for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for Home Missions through the month of March. The goal is $2,016. The theme this year isHere I Am, Send Me. The Daniel Plan study will not be held Sunday. Normally the Daniel Plan study is meeting on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. in the basement before regular Sunday school. Contact Billy for information if you are interested in playing basketball at 3:10 p.m. on Sundays and Get Moving. The WOM continues to collect for the women’s shelter, bring hygiene items, things for children; Whitney Young, snack items; A Loving Touch, baby items, volunteers. Sunday services this week will begin with Sunday school at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11. Wednesday services will be 6:30 p.m. with Jesus and Me for kids and prayer meeting for the adults. Choir practice will follow at 7. The new church directories are available. Help grow our Mission Involvement Fund by enrolling your card at Kroger.com/rewards-NPO 12461. Follow us on Facebook at Friends of Burk's Branch Baptist Church, Twitter @burks_branch. Located at 2023 Fox Run Road.

Catholic Church of Annunciation

Contact Deacon Joseph Bland

Centenary United Methodist

The message for both services on Sunday comes from the book of Luke 24:1-12, Celebrating Life... Again. All programming is cancelled from April 4-8 because of spring break. Operation Love, a project of Children's Ministry, is collecting various canned and boxed food and Walmart and Kroger gift cards for Operation Care.  The items can be placed in containers throughout the church. The church office will be closed on Good Friday, March 25.

Centennial Baptist

Youth and adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. E-mail wearesaved2015@gmail.com. Located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg. Rev. Norris Beckley Sr. is the pastor.

Central Baptist Church

Located at 1958 127 Bypass North in Lawrenceburg,approximately halfway between Frankfort and Lawrenceburg. Contact Rick Clark, Pastor at502-319-0903or 829-5013

Christiansburg Baptist

A fellowship meal will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The youth meet at 5 p.m. on Sundays. The regular monthly business meeting will follow the Sunday evening worship hour. Located at 1037 Frys-Oldburg Road in Bagdad.

Clay Street Baptist

Skating will be 6 to 9 p.m. every Friday for $5. Contact Lou or Connie Maniac at 655-1758, 529-6254 or 633-5922.

Clayvillage Baptist

Sunday school for all ages is at 10 a.m., worship hour is at 11 with Kid's worship at 11:15. Evening services are canceled. "Company Coming" meals will be delivered on the March 31. Roger Palmer will the guest speaker for North American Missions at 11 a.m. on April 3. Church council will meets at 6:30 p.m. April 7. Call 321-2757. Located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Lord's Supper will be during the 11 a.m. worship hour. BALL group meets at 11 a.m. on April 12 at Our Best. A World Craft Missions fundraiser will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on April 2 at Highland Baptist Church. Church service for all ages is 6:30 to 7:30 on Wednesdays. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship at 11. Located at 2164 Flood Road in Pleasureville.

Crossroad Lighthouse

Services are 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Paul Harvey, 220-1810 or 655-2332. Located at 220 Clear Creek Road in Eminence.

Dover Baptist

Bible Study all ages on Easter will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday; 11 a.m. Worship, first half of the service will be presented by the adult choir with their annual cantata, and the pastor will bring a message "The Journey through Holy Week" Because He Lives. Church at Prayer/Childrens Choir followed by Adult Choir begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. For all the activities and pictures visit www.doverbaptist.net, call 633-0502 or check out the church Facebook page. Rev. Ben Early is the pastor.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Located at 504 Elk Creek Road.

Elmburg Baptist

Sunday school will be a 9 a.m. and Easter worship service will start at 10 a.m. There will be no Bible study Sunday evening. Youth will go to Winter Jam on April 3 following the morning worship service.Located at 11307 Elmburg Road.


Service begins at 10:30 a.m. preceded by prayer at 9:30. Located at 709 Mount Eden Road.

Father's Love

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

Finchville Baptist

Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News or call 834-7973. Located at 5270 Taylorsville Road in Finchville.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Church offices and pre-school are closed today in observance of Good Friday. Two services, 8:30 contemporary and 11 traditional, will be on Sunday. Dr. R. Maurice Hollingsworth will continue his series, "Repentance: Don't Miss the Message of Easter – Luke 24:13-35." Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. No afternoon devotionals at Crestview, Crescent Place, and Amber Oaks will be held on Easter Sunday. No Women's or Men's Ministry will be held. ZUMBA will be held in the gym at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Bring $5 for trainer Krystina Silverhorn Johnson. NEXT LEVEL begins at 5 p.m.  Wednesday, with a catered meal. Classes for all ages start at 6 p.m. Preschool registration for the community has begun. Contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com or call 633-1317. Boomer Plus Ministry leadership team meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church conference room. NO NEXT LEVEL MEAL or classes during spring break week (April 6) for Shelby County Public Schools. "Thin in Ten" Boomer Plus weight/health monitoring program will begin at 7 p.m. April 12 through the next nine Tuesdays. Call 633-1317 or contact gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Senior adult luncheon will be April 21 at Our Best Restaurant (Smithfield), catering. The cost is $10 per person. Shelby County Acappella choir will perform, led by Courtney Richardson Sturgall. Reservations required. Call 633-137 or gmcgillen@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The Outreach committee is selling FCC T-shirts. Contact the church office at 633-3345. Movie Night is 6 p.m. May 20. The movie No Lost Cause will be shown and the Peanuts movie will be shown for those 13 and under. The prayer group meets at 10 a.m. Thursdays. All are welcome to pray with the group. Call the church office at 633-3345 if you have any questions or prayer concerns. The church is a collection site for Water Step. 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. The church 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 for mission projects. The weekly sermons may be read online at www.davidcharlton.blogspot.com, viewed online on YouTube and you may follow FCC on twitter @fccshelbyville. Located at 60 Disciples Way (formerly 1000 Eminence Pike).

First Corinthian Baptist, Frankfort

Located at 214 Murray St., Frankfort. Rev. Leslie Whitlock is the senior pastor. Everyone is welcome.

1st Harmony Worship Center

Located at Clear Creek Park, 717 Burks Branch Road under the leadership of Rev. Don R. Burley.

First Presbyterian

The Hand Chimes Choir practices at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. The children's Sunday classes will not meet on Easter Sunday; Caring & Sharing adult class will meet as usual. Worship is at 11 am. One Great Hour of sharing special offering will be collected on Easter Sunday. Through your gifts to OGHS, you can serve people in your community and around the world by alleviating hunger, rebuilding after crises or catastrophe, and working with communities to overcome oppression. Make your checks payable to First Presbyterian Church, marked "OGHS." The elementary Sunday school class is collecting child size toothbrushes, children's toothpaste, and floss. They will make "Smile Kits" that will be distributed with A Place to Sleep beds. Place donations in the designated box in the Assembly Room. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship each Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for location. Arriba Ninos Tutoring continues its fall session at 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church. Arriba Ninos is operating on a very tight budget. Consider donating to this wonderful, communitywide ministry. They are looking for $5,000 to wrap up this year and help start out the fall semester in September. Call the church office, 633-2693, with questions. Girl Scouts meet Monday, 6 p.m.; Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. For those who wish to give in ways other than money to the service of God, we have provided a Food Basket. During the offering, you may come forward and place your offering of canned or boxed food items in the basket. If you wish to be less conspicuous, you may place it in the basket anytime you wish. All food items collected each week shall be given to the Serenity Center on 7th Street. RISE & SHINE by donating a box of cereal for the Serenity Center. Breakfast items are especially needed at the food bank. Donations may be placed on the table in the Assembly Room. Christmas Concert CD's are available, only $5 each in the music director’s office. A Place to Sleep is in need of twin, crib and queen size bedding, especially boy. Can be new or clean, gently used.  Items may be brought to the church or delivered to 536 Frankfort Road by appointment (call Lynn at 321-7116.)

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Praise and worship at 10:30. Children’s church for ages 4-12 and a nursery are provided. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Located on Highway 60 West, across from Claudia Sanders.

Grace Fellowship of Waddy

Call 829-5777. Located at 2865 Waddy Road.

Graefenburg Baptist

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com or call 829-5324. Located on U.S. 60, just west of the Shelby/Franklin County line.

Graefenburg Christian

Located at 5900 Louisville Road and the intersection of U.S. 60 and Highway 151 at Graefenburg.

Greater Shiloh Temple

Everyone is welcome to worship and fellowship with us. We are located at 1857 Midland Trail. The pastor is Justin Barnes.

Greater Tabernacle

Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. Bible Study is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Call 502-655-7207.Located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is pastor.

Harvest Community

Located at 165 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

Check out the church’s Facebook page. Located near Waddy.

Highland Baptist

The senior adults will have a potluck lunch at 11:30 a.m. April 4. Meat and drinks will be provided. Call Steve Gaylon or the church office for reservations.Visit www.highlandbaptistky.com. Call the church office at 633-3516. Located at 511 Mount Eden Road. 

Holy Cross Lutheran

Call 647-3696. Located at 181 Old Seven Mile Pike (the corner of Hwy. 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike).

House of Grace Ministry

E-mail HouseOfGraceChildren@yahoo.com or call 502-821-8635.

Indian Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m., worship service at 11, Bible study/prayer, and youth and team kids at 6 p.m. Checkout the church on Facebook. Located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kenwood N.E. Baptist

Located at 8900 KY 22 in Crestwood.

Kingdom House

For more information on small groups, contact Rev. Josh at josh@theKH.org. Mid-week gathering is on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Worship service is 10 a.m. Sunday. E-mail josh@theKH.org for more information.Visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. Located at 320 Main Street. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles.

Lighthouse Baptist

The Lighthouse Baptist Church is celebrating its 16th anniversary at 2 p.m. on April 3. The event is free and open to the public. Rev. David Hamlin and the congregation of Shelby Christian Church will be guests for this event. For more information, call the church at 502-437-0118. Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship 10:30, and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from Masonic Home Shelbyville. Rev. Charles E. Ashby is the pastor.

Little Union Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Worship service is 11. Call 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.Located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

Located at 5425 Frankfort Road.

Masonic Home Chapel

Worship services begin at 10 a.m.

Mount Eden Christian

Located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

Located in Mount Eden.

Mount Pleasant Baptist

Located at 4429 Aiken Road in Todds Point.

Mt. Zion Baptist Taylorsville

Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. with worship service at 11. Located at 4056 Bloomfield Road in Taylorsville. Rev. W.C. Mitchell is the pastor.

New Beginning Pentecostal

Sunday school is 10:30 a.m., morning service 11:30, and Wednesday at 7 p.m.William D. Beasley is the founder and pastor. Located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

Located at 630 Mack Walter Road. Joseph Humphrey Jr. is the pastor.

New Greater First Baptist

Located in Simpsonville. Rev. E.W. Terry is the pastor.

New Hope

Worship begins at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.newhopechurchky.org. 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. Located at 2378 Waddy Road in Waddy.

New Mount Zion

Youth Bible study at CDC, formerly the Mulberry Building, begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 633-7991. Located at 704 Washington St.

Old Country Church

Call 502-738-5081. Located at 3596 Mount Eden Road near the Anderson, Shelby and Spencer County lines. The pastor is Lonny Peach.

Olive Branch United Methodist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., worship at 11 and 6 p.m. Monday Bible study at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday. Prayer meeting is 6 p.m. Wednesday followed by Bible study at 7. Located at 6383 Zaring Mill Road. Call 655-5410. Rev. Wallace Votaw is the pastor

Open Door Christian Center

Service times are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday school at 10 and 7 p.m. on Thursday. Call502-252-9154. Located at 2345 Taylorsville Road in Bloomfield. Pastors are David and Lagonda Nichols.

Penny’s Chapel

Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Call Deacon Brad Martin, 502-680-0782. Located at 300 Lincoln St. (Harvey Hall building) in Lawrenceburg. Rev. Les Whitlock is the senior pastor.

Pigeon Fork Baptist

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., worship at 11. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. Located at 5090 Hickory Ridge Road near Waddy.Contact Vernon Carpenter at 502-223-2756.

Pleasant Hill Christian

Call 321-0564. 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

Located at 1100 Equity St. Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor.

Rhema Christian Assembly

Located at 561 Rockbridge Road. Visit rhemachristianassembly.org. Rev. Terry Yeager.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Adult and children's Sunday school is at 10 a.m., Easter worship at 11. The message for Sunday will be The Wonderment of Emptiness from the scripture Luke 24:1-12. Prayer and sharing will be 6 p.m. Wednesday. New Bible study/discussion group begins at 6:30 p.m. Healing Needles mission/craft group at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY-714 (Hempridge Road). Call 502-330-7273. Rev. Marcia Woodyard is the pastor.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. Discipleship training is 6:30 p.m. Evening service is at 7. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday. RAs, GAs and youth at 7.

Seventh-day Adventist

Health Classes will be held at the church at 6 p.m. on March 28 and the fourth Monday of each month (same time and pace) thereafter. The cost is $25 per person and covers materials and food samples for the entire year. The focus of the classes is controlling and reversing lifestyle diseases such as heart trouble and diabetes. Located at 4401 Frankfort Road.

Shelby Congregational

The Greater Shelby County Ministerial Coalition will be in worship at 7 p.m. ending Friday. Speakers will be the pastors of the local churches of the coalitions. Everyone is welcome. Sunday school is at 10:15 a.m., worship at 11:15. Bible study is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Located at 109 Martin Luther King Street. The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

Call 633-0488. Located at 2713 Mount Eden Road (across fro Weissinger Estates).

Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. There will only be one worship service at 11 a.m. on April 3. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

Sunday school classes are at 9:45 a.m. (traditional) and 10 a.m. (contemporary); worship at 10:50. Sermon videos are online at www.simpsonvillecc.org. Call 722-8995, visit the Website 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

Celebrating 175 years of ministry with the Simpsonville Community. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., worship at 8:45 or 10:45. Bible study at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and choir at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Hartz Quilters at 9 a.m. on Friday.We are working on several outreach projects for our community that need people who can crochet and knit and sew.


St. John United Methodist

Services will be at 11:40 a.m. each Sunday. Located at 212 Martin Luther King Street. Rev. Robert Marshall Sr. is the pastor.

Victory Baptist

Service starts at 10:30 a.m. Located at 715 Main Street. The pastor is Rev. Marc Webb.

Waddy Baptist

Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., with the weekly worship service at 11. Call 829-5164. Located at 3130 Waddy Road.

Waddy Christian

Sunday school is from 10 to 10:45 a.m., and worship from 11 to noon. Bible study is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 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 and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday services are at 7 p.m. Located at 5967 Waddy Road.