Church news: May 9, 2014

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Allen Chapel

Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

Bagdad Baptist will have a baby dedication ceremony on Mother’s Day. Bagdad Day is May 17th. We are celebrating our 125th birthday this year with a series of 11 a.m. speakers leading up to Founder’s Day. The guest speaker for May 18 is David Hughes, with lunch on the grounds afterward. Breakfast will be at 9 a.m. on May 25, followed by guest speaker, Rev. Burney Manning. Founder’s Day is June 1 with Dr. Mark Potts and graduation day. Lunch will be served on the grounds afterward. Mission Sunday is June 8, focusing on our Oneida, Puerto Rico and Kentucky Changers mission trips. A love offering will be accepted. 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 at 9:45 a.m. for Sunday school and 11 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. The pastor is Rev. Jeff Peed. The church is located at 2530 Elmburg Road.

Burks Branch Baptist

Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. followed by morning worship service at 11. Wednesday night services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m., JAM-Jesus and Me for children at 6:30 and prayer meeting also at 6:30. Choir practice is at 7 p.m. Vacation Bible School, Son Treasure Island, is June 15-20. 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 for both services on Sunday will be "Getting our House in Order” from the book of 1st Peter. CUMC Scholarship Applications are due on Monday. They can be turned in to the church office or Youth Ministry. The Harriet Poynter/Lucile Smith Circle meets at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Regular Wednesday programming will start at 6:30 p.m. with choir meeting at 7:45. Membership Care Team meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday. The Lunch Bunch group will leave the church at 11 a.m. on Thursday for a surprise outing. The Aldersgate Golf Scramble will begin at 11 p.m. May 16 in Richmond. Kids Korner will be from 10 a.m. to noon on May 17. Visit wwwshelbyvillemethodist.com

Centennial Baptist

The church is located at 808 Heinsville Road in Christiansburg.

Christiansburg Baptist

Sunday services begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 11. Adult Bible study/prayer meeting and youth meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Upcoming events include WMU, May 13 and fellowship meal, 6:30 p.m. on May 28. A revival is at 7 p.m. Friday with Centennial Baptist Brotherhood. The Noblemen Quartet concert will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and Christiansburg Baptist Church choir at 11 a.m. Sunday. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad.

Church of Annunciation

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 Baptist

The church will celebrate Rev. Ronald L. Holder’s 37th anniversary on May 18. Guest will be Rev. Keith Hackett from Greater Salam Baptist Church from Louisville. Dinner will be served at 2:30 p.m. and the service begins at 4 p.m. The morning speaker is Norris Beckley. 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

Another workday is at 8 a.m. on May 17 to finish up a few projects; and a food bank from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at the church for those in need of food.Lambs of Christ will go to the nursing home on May 18 in New Castle to sing and color with the residents. Deacons and business meeting will be May 18. Vacation Bible School is June 20-22. Church council meets on May 28th. Youth Bible study and Choir practice is 5 p.m. on Sundays, adult Bible study at 6. Youth and adults meet at 6:30 p.m. for Bible study on Wednesdays.

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

Special Mothers Day Worship Service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, a gift will be given to every mom who attends. Prior to worship will be age-graded Bible study classes. Everyone is welcome. Baptist Women will go to Masonic Home at 2:30 Monday for birthday parties. Women on Mission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Symphony of prayer will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with Life Changing Power of Prayer, led by the pastor, followed at 7:15 with choir practice. An organist and pianist are still needed. Baptist men meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Baptist Men will cook breakfast for the entire church and guests at 9 a.m. on May 18. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 for all ages. For more information, call 633-0502, visit www.doverbaptist.net or check out the church Facebook page.

Elk Creek Missionary Baptist

Rev. Theodore Todd is the pastor.

Elmburg Baptist

WMU meets at 10 a.m. Saturday. A Mother-Daughter banquet will be 7 p.m. Saturday. Team Kids will not meet on Sunday evening.Sunday School begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 11 a.m. 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

Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News. The church is located at 5270 Taylorsville Road.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth continues with his Sunday sermon series on "Walking with God/Talking with God," with Genesis 24:1-49,"Trusting God with your children and their future." Two services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Red Cross Blood Drive will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on Monday in the front parking lot of the church. Senior graduation recognition will be Tuesday. For more information, contact kristenwhite003@gmail.com. Doors open at 6 p.m. in the Elsey Chapel for a prayer/worship service led by Dr. Maurice Hollingsworth Wednesday. Based upon Brooklyn (NY) Tabernacle's Jim Cymbala's ground-breaking work with prayer in a church setting, Dr. Hollingsworth and staff will direct a series of lessons on prayer, beginning with "The Lord's Prayer." Childcare is available and activities will be held for those between kindergarten and grade level five. The 6:30-7:30 p.m. sessions continue through much of the summer on Wednesdays. For more information, contact mhollingsworth@shelbyvillebaptist.com or call the church office at 633-1317. Young at Heart meets at 11:30 a.m. at the building on Thursday with a catered lunch. A donation of $8 is appreciated. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 663-4836. That evening, "Classic Boomer Ministry" meets 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 300. For more information, contact thomashedden@aol.com. KBC Disaster International Training will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 17 in the Fellowship Hall, led by Coy Webb. The students of Dr. Geoffrey McGillen will present a piano recital at 2 p.m. on May 18, in the choir suite.

First Christian

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 classes are 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

Adult Children of Alcoholics Group meet at 6 p.m. Friday. The Alternative Gift Ministry encourages everyone to bring in photos of the special women in the lives to display the next two Sundays in honor of Mother's Day. You will also have the opportunity to make a donation to the charity of your choice in memory or honor of those special ladies. While our focus this year is on the Backpack Program, feel free to donate to your favorite charities. Good Grief will gather for lunch following worship on Sunday. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday. Cub Scouts meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday; youth Covenant Group at 6; adult choir rehearsal is at 7:15 pm. We will be serving lunch at God's Kitchen on Thursday. Have desserts to the church by 10 a.m. Volunteers should arrive at Victory Baptist by 10:30 a.m. Names are needed graduates or those retiring from this summer/year. If you have a loved one who is crossing a milestone in his/her life, let the office know by May 25. If you leave a voice message, please give name, school/business, degree received and course of study. We shall be honoring the people whose names have been submitted on June 1. Volunteers are needed to work in the garden this summer. Talk to Jenny Pippin. The Youth Covenant Group will sell AVON Sunscreen/Bug Guard as a fundraiser for their Montreat Middle School Conference expenses. Check out the table in the Assembly Room.

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. The “Women of Grace” meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Food will be taken to Open Door of Hope men’s shelter May 12. Men’s breakfast is May 17. 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

Past performances are available at www.youtube.com/hosannahouse. Visit www.gbcfamily.com for more information. 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.

Greater Tabernacle Baptist

Sunday school is 10 a.m. Morning worship at 11:30. Bible study is 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Leslie J. Harris is the pastor. GTBC is located at 181 Alpine Drive in Shelbyville.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

Family fishing day will be Saturday at Shelby Lake with a church picnic at 5 p.m. at the Colonel Sanders Pavilion. There will be no Sunday evening service. Georgia WOM will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Supper will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, with a business meeting to follow at 7. Prayer shawl ministry is 9 a.m. Thursday. Prayer Shawl craft night begins at 6 p.m. Friday. For more information, visit our web site www.highlandbaptistky.com or call the church office.

Holy Cross Lutheran

The church will hold a plant swap from 8:30 to 11 a.m., or until all plants are given out, on Saturday. There will be no charge for the plants as this is a Grace Happens event. Door prizes will also be given out. 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

Services in the month of May will be at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Beginning on June 1, the kingdom house will transition to Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. An inner healing training with Jim and Pat is at 2 p.m. May 18. For more information visit www.theKH.org or call 502-803-0093. The worship leaders are Travis and Shanna Hernandez. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. Theministry is at 802 Washington St.

Lighthouse Baptist

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 E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville.

Living Waters

Donations will be collected this year in support for Avenues for Women in Frankfort, beginning on Mother’s Day, May 11, and ending on Father’s Day, June 15. The foreign mission committee will host a fundraiser lunch after the Sunday morning service on May 18. Cost is by donation. The Honduras Mission Team is accepting donations of small toys, stuffed animals, and fabric to distribute on their mission trip in June. Collection bins are in the east hallway. For more information, call the church office at 633-0734, or E-mail info@living-waters.org. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m., and Wednesday services are at 6:30 p.m. Call the church office for small group times. 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 more information, call 633-0277. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road.

New Covenant

The community is invited and welcome to attend Saturday Worship Service from 5 to 6 p.m. The Saturday Worship Service is every second Saturday. Casual attire.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 a.m., 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

New service times
are 9 a.m. worship, Sunday School at 10 a.m. and
7 p.m. Thursday.
Meet pastors David and Lagonda Nichols. 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. 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 Core-Jackson Road.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

Rev. Timothy Parks is the pastor. The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

Sunday’s sermon will be “Life” John 10:1-10. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11. There will not be Bible study Wednesday. The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

The Night Baptist Women will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at the home of Eula Mae Lisby. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. and morning worship service begins at 11. Salem will have baby dedication during the morning worship service Sunday. There will be no evening worship Sunday due to Mother's Day. The Baptist Women will host a birthday party at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Colonial Halls. Prayer meeting, RA's, GA's and youth meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Seventh-day Adventist

The church is located at 4401 Frankfort Road in Shelbyville.

Shelby Congregational

The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

The Movie in The Park at Simpsonville Park will begin at 8 p.m. Friday and is a double feature with Spy Kids and Rocket Pack Jack and the Babylon Virus. Vacation Bible School – Agency D3 is 9 a.m. to noon June 16-20 and is open to children K-5. Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The current sermon series is “Give Me a Sign,” exploring the miracles of Jesus. Come this weekend to hear a message this Mother’s Day about Walking on the Water. Worship is at 10:50 a.m. There are three Sunday school classes: adult traditional at 9:45 a.m., young adult at 10 a.m. and preschoolers at 10 a.m. Nursery and children’s church are provided during the worship service. The annual church yard sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 17 in the Fellowship Hall, rain or shine. There will be furniture, household items, children's clothes, shoes and purses. Sermon videos are online at www.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

Methodist men’s breakfast meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Mother’s day brunch is 10 a.m. on Sunday between first and second worship. Mother/Daughter banquet is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The theme this year is dolls and it will be potluck. All women of the church are invited. If your mother or daughter is not available, “adopt” one for the night. Wednesday Bible study is 6 p.m., with choir rehearsal at 7. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. Fridays. 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 10 a.m. Sunday, and childcare is available. Volunteers for the Victory Baptist Church lunch will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the church kitchen to prepare the meal. Dr. Fred Moffatt will lead a Bible study at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday in Memorial Hall, with a light potluck lunch to follow. All interested people are welcome. 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.