Church news: May 3, 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. Advanced tickets are available for $15 for the Bagdad Days youth dinner and a show production of Memory Lane at 6 p.m. on May 17. Contact the church at 747-8933. 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.
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
Vacation Bible School will be June 3-7. The theme is Gospel Light's SonWest Roundup. Everyone is invited. Contact the church if you need transportation. The Cincinnati Reds game trip is May 25. Jeff Foster is handling the ticket arrangements. 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
The Youth Ministry will plant and maintain a community garden this spring and summer, donating 100 percent of the vegetables to anyone needing them.

Centennial Baptist
The church will celebrate the 210th anniversary starting at 11 a.m. Sunday with dinner served after the morning service. All members and former members are ask to attend Sunday starting at 11 a.m. dinner served after morning service. 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
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 meetings. 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 church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Clayvillage Baptist
In observance of Senior Adult Sunday, a lunch for senior adults will be held at Claudia Sanders Dinner House following the morning worship service. The evening worship hour is cancelled. Route 52, Student Connect and the adults' Bible study will be at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The choir will practice following the Bible study.  

Cropper Baptist
The youth are planning several fundraisers to raise money for camp. A car wash will be on May 18, leaving the church at 9 a.m. There will be a Luau at the Christian Life Center at 5 p.m. May 18. The cost will be $5 per person, and donations will also be accepted. There will be a fellowship meal after church on May 19. Lambs of Christ will go to Masonic Home on May 19 after lunch. 

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

Elmburg Baptist
Brotherhood meets at 9 a.m. Saturday. There will be a spaghetti dinner following the morning worship service on Sunday to support Hannah Pridemore's mission trip to Guatemala. Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays. 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
Missionfuge – The Big Picture is coming. Youth camp will be July 15-19 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg. A $75 deposit is required. For more information or total cost and registration forms, call Davey Ladner at 834-797, or find that information and forms on the youth section at www.finchvillebaptist.com. An offering for North American Missions in support of its Whatever It Takes program will be taken. This is the annual Annie Armstrong offering, which supports all mission efforts in North America. Offering envelopes are in the pew racks. Help reach the goal of $1,750. Vacation Bible School will be from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 2- 6. Kingdom Rock will have your kids joining in “sciencey” fun gizmos, team-building games, cool Bible songs and tasty treats. Children will also participate in a hands-on mission project and will also discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life – something we call God Sightings. The Missions Committee will meet in Fellowship Hall after the 11 a.m. worship service. A team of workers will be sent to West Liberty June 16-21 to help complete seven homes that have been built to replace those destroyed by the tornado of 2012. People interested in helping with hanging siding, building porches and general construction work are asked to bring their tools and hands ready for labor. Housing and meals will be furnished. A meeting for those interested will be after the 11 a.m. worship service on May 19. Cathy White is our contact person.The Missions Committee needs a couple of volunteers to serve at the birthday celebration at Colonial Halls at 2 p.m. May 14. For more information, contact the church at 502-834-7973.

First Baptist Shelbyville
Youth and students will join Shelby Manor residents from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday for hot dogs, face painting, soccer and other activities. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com. Rev. Curtis Woods continues his Sunday sermon series at 8:30 and 11 a.m. with “The Big Idea.” Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. No Next Level this Wednesday because of the public school's concluding weeks. Watch for (J-term) ministries and CJ's special dessert bar starting at 6:30 p.m. June 19 through July 31. Facilitators are Billy Stover, Jerry Tracy, John Flannigan and Greg Jacobs. Young at Heart meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday for a journey to Butler State Park in Carrollton and the outlet mall nearby. Notice the earlier time. Return will be about 4 p.m. For more information, call Daisy Baxter at 633-4836 or jesse4836@insightbb.com. SCARES (Shelby County Amateur Radio Emergency System) will be adding a ham radio operation to the Red Cross shelter. For more information, contact jchurt100@yahoo.com. The next American Red Cross training is from 9 a.m. to noon on May 11 in the Elsey Chapel. For more information, contact Ron French rfren.@aol.com. Parent/child dedication is at both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services on Mother's Day, May 12. For more information, contact clynn@fbcshelbyville.com. Senior Adult of the Year election will be also announced at the 11 a.m. service only. For more information, contact gmcgillen@fbcshelbyville.com. For summer registrations, contact the church office regarding Upwards sessions. "Zapped" Vacation Bible School will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 9-13 for 4-year-old children (by Oct. 1) through fifth grade completed. Register your children through May 31 at www.shelbyvillebaptist.com. Participants will be “Zapped” by learning how Peter plugged into God’s power. For more information, contact amcdonald@fbcshelbyville.com. American Red Cross blood drive is 2-6 p.m. Tuesday.

First Christian
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. Raise money for First Christian Church's Outreach Committee just by searching the Internet with GoodSearch.com (powered by Yahoo), or shopping on-line with GoodShop.com. The church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian
Knit-Wits meets at 10 a.m. Saturday. Good Grief meets for lunch following Sunday's worship service. The location moves from week to week. For more information, talk to Barbara Troyer. Session meets at 7 p.m. on Monday. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Presbyterian women will gather at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 10 a.m. Adult choir rehearsal is 7:15 on Wednesday. The church will serve lunch at God's Kitchen from 11:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 11 a.m. The Covenant Group youth are collecting old blankets and towels to donate to the Animal Shelter. Drop off donations at the church. Bring pictures of the ladies who have made a different in our life the next two Sundays to display for Mother’s day. They will be displayed on the table where you may also make a donation to your lady's favorite charity for Mother's Day. This is an extension of the Alternative Gift Market.

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
GTBK will celebrate on Sunday, the first service in the new worship center, located at 181 Alpine Drive. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and the worship service is 11:30. Rev. Leslie J. Harris will deliver the morning message titled "Bringing Back God's Glory." Refreshments will follow the morning service.

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

Highland Baptist
Continuing in May, the Sunday morning worship will lead us to explore answers to the question "What on earth am I here for?" Deacons will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Senior meals will be delivered Monday. The M&M's are going to Cheddars for lunch at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Contact Martha Tipton for reservations. Church supper will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, following by the business meeting at 7 p.m. The M&Ms will sponsor family game night from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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., service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6:30 p.m., youth and team kids at 6:30 p.m. The church is located in Bagdad.

Lighthouse Baptist
Vacation Bible School will be at 6-8 p.m. on June 13 and 14 and 9 a.m. on June 15. Transportation will be provided if needed. A picnic lunch will follow Saturday's lesson and is open to all participants and family members. For more information or to register, call the church at 502-437-0118 or Pat at 502-220-2422.The church is located at 696 Frankfort Road, across from the Masonic Home.

Living Waters
The “God is Love” adult Bible study will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Watershed on Sundays through May 19. The women’s Beth Moore Bible Study series, “When Godly People Do Ungodly Things,” continues to meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and at 9 a.m. on Fridays for 3 more weeks. The cost of the book is $13. The H2O Youth Group will go to the Audio Adrenaline concert in Louisville on Thursday. The cost is $20 per ticket. See Pastor Jeremy for details. The National Day of Prayer is Thursday, and there is an event scheduled at noon on the front steps of the capitol in Frankfort. This year’s theme is “Pray for America.”

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. every second Saturday through July. 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
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
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
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
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.

Salem Baptist
This Sunday morning is designated as Youth Sunday. Spencer Hammond will bring the morning message. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., and worship service begins at 11. The monthly business meeting will follow the morning worship service. Team Kids meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Youth will eat at 6:30-7, with Bible Study following. Discipleship training for adults begins at 6 p.m., with evening worship service at 7 p.m.

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

Simpsonville Baptist
A First Place 4 Health women's class begins at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Red Cross blood drive will be from 3 to 7 p.m. May 13. Free women's dance and fitness class will be at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Support for Missions BBQ will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 24. The menu includes pulled pork sandwich, two sides, dessert and beverage. The cost will be $8 for adults, $5 for children. Take out is available. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com for more information.

Simpsonville Christian
Sunday’s sermon at 10:50 a.m. is on the healing at Bethesda (John 5:1-18). 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. Other activities include a yoga class from 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, 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.

Simpsonville United Methodist
Fellowship dinner is at noon on Sunday following worship. Administrative council meeting is at 1 p.m. Methodist men’s breakfast meeting is at 8:30 a.m. May 11 to finalize plans for the Mother’s Day brunch on May 12, at 10 a.m., during the Sunday school hour. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal
The monthly potluck lunch will be after the service on Sunday. Non-perishable food and monetary contributions will be collected for the community food pantry. Clothing, shoes 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. Childcare is available on Sunday. The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

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.