Church news: Oct. 25, 2013

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Allen Chapel

Regular morning worship is at 9:30. Rev. Robert Marshall is the pastor. The churchis located on KY 55 in Finchville.

Bagdad Baptist

The church has dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Missions night is Oct. 30. Valinda Tindle will speak at 7 p.m. about her trip to Nicaragua. 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.

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

The church will participate in the Shelby Baptist Association Mission Celebration today through Sunday, beginning with a county-wide service at Highland Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The church will participate in the Missions Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Graefenburg Baptist Church by sharing about this summer's Haiti mission trip. There will be approximately 40 booths representing various mission organizations active in Shelby County. Members of the church Haiti Mission Team will have a display about their summer mission trip. Two break-out sessions will have special speakers. The disaster relief truck will be at the fair to serve lunch to highlight this important tool for ministry. The church’s choir will sing and the membership will attend a joint service at 7 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, located on Burks Branch Road. Dover Baptist will attend.. Special speaker at the 11 a.m. worship service will be Lee Ames, who serves as a chaplain for the Greater Cincinnati airport. The church will supply the meal for the Open Door of Hope Men's Shelter at 7 p.m. Saturday. Sunday services start at 9:50 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship services at 11 a.m. Wednesday services will begin with Acteens at 6 p.m., JAM!-Jesus and Me! for children meets at 6:30 p.m. Prayer meeting will begin at 6:30. Choir practice begins at 7 p.m. Follow the church on Facebook at Friends of Burks Branch Baptist Church. To contact the church, call 502-321-7187. The church is located at 2023 Fox Run Road in Shelbyville.

Centenary United Methodist

Impact Shelby meets at 6 p.m. Monday at the Simpsonville Methodist Church. The junior and senor high school fall retreat will be at noon Friday through Sunday at Aldersgate. The staff parish committee meets on Sunday in the Fellowship Hall. A chili fundraiser will be in the Fellowship Hall following both services on Nov. 3. Proceeds will be donated to a local individual to assist in a costly stem cell treatment.

Centennial Baptist

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

Missions conference will be Friday through Sunday. Sunday services begin at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday school, and worship is at 11. Evening worship hour begins at 6 for prayer and youth meetings. Wednesday night prayer meeting, adult Bible study and youth meetings begin at 6:30. The church is located at 1037 Frys Oldburg Road near Bagdad. Visit www.christiansburgbaptistchurch.org.

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.

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

Fall revival will be at 7 p.m. from Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker is Rev. Robert Earl Houston, senior pastor from First Baptist Church in Frankfort. The dress is casual. The church is located at 1940 Midland Trail in Shelbyville.

Clayvillage Baptist

Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and morning worship begins at 11. For more information, call 502-321-2757. The church is located at 46 Lawson Lane, just off U.S. 60.

Cropper Baptist

Fellowship will be led by Baptist Missionary Association at 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Desserts will be served on Saturday and a meal after services on Sunday. Church Council meets on Wednesday. Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food items. Volunteers still are needed for children's church.Bible study and youth meet at 6 p.m. on Sunday and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11. Still taking orders for T-shirts. If you would like to order one, see Vickie. Volunteers are needed for children's church. If you have prayer concerns to be added to prayer list, let Lonnie or Shannon know. 

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

Missions day will be Sunday. Sunday school will be at 10 a.m., followed by a worship service emphasizing Missions in Kentucky. Paul Lumbatis will make a Gideon presentation, and Grundy James, missionary to Chile and Hispanic Ministry in Kentucky, will be the guest speaker. Immediately following the morning worship lunch will be served in the Family Life Center. Symphony of Prayer followed by choir practice will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school is 10 a.m. and worship at 11. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist

Team Kids meets 6 p.m. Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m.The church is located at 11307 Elmburg Road.

Father's Love

The Church for Kids will have a fundraiser lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. The cost is $7, and you may eat in, carry out, or possibly have delivery. Place your order by Wednesday by calling 633-0734 or send an E-mail to info@living-waters.org. Father’s Love is an urban ministry of Living Waters Church and is located at 624 Henry Clay Street.

Finchville Baptist

Get a head start on Christmas shopping with 31 gifts in the Fellowship Hall after the 11 a.m. worship hour on Sunday. This will be used as a fundraiser for the church’s children's ministry. There will be a light lunch provided. Connect Group 1 (young married couples) will go to Huber’s Farm in Indiana on Saturday for lunch and pumpkin picking. Meet at Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant in Starlight, Ind., at 11 a.m. Lunch reservations are for 11:30. If you don’t have a Connect group, you are welcome to attend. For reservations, call 834-7973. November is our food collection month to help those in our faith community who are in need. Bring “kid-friendly” foods on Nov. 3 for the Shelby County Backpack Project. There should be pop-tops on the cans. Favorites are tuna, peanut butter, juice boxes, things that require no cooking. You may also want to sponsor a child. The cost is $150 per child to feed 300 children each weekend for one year. The Faith Family Thanksgiving dinner will be Nov. 10 in the Fellowship Hall, after the 11 a.m. worship service. Bring some of the following canned goods to put in baskets: corn, green beans, carrots, macaroni and cheese, Stove-Top stuffing, cake mixes and frosting. Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

"Bullseye," with evangelist Rev. Chuck McAlister, begins at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Family Living Center. Tickets are $10 per guest. A catered meal will be prepared by CJ Candies' Carol Flannigan and served by the student ministries, under the leadership of Rev. Andy McDonald. Various prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening following Rev. McAlister's presentation. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. A special, free breakfast will be at 10 a.m. Sunday in the Family Living Center, with Rev. McAlister preaching at both the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Samaritan's Purse boxes are being distributed soon. This ministry of the Franklin Graham/Billy Graham ministries reaches millions across the globe and in America, too. The deadline for collection is Nov. 13. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. A pumpkin party will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com or see information elsewhere in The Sentinel-News regarding fall festival events. Families within the church will distribute spiritual information throughout the community in preparation for Rev. Billy Graham's "My Hope, America" evangelism effort the first week of November. Rev. Graham's 95th birthday will be celebrated. Young at Heart travels by bus at 10 a.m. Thursday to Liberty, for a mission trip to the Galilean Home. Lunch will be served at the cafe on the grounds, and the group is invited to see the ministry offered to the families of commonwealth prisoners and other severely disabled children. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836.

First Christian

The Outreach Committee is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner and silent auction on Nov 13. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The Recycled Teenagers will travel Nov. 20 to the Glitz in Nonesuch. The van will leave at 10 a.m. Call the church office for more information. 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 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 church is located at 1000 Eminence Pike.

First Presbyterian

A Place to Sleep Make A Difference Celebration and Work Day will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. The community is invited for free food, face painting, balloon animals and more. Help put together blankets for beds and/or make a coverlet bedspread. All of these will be given to children in need in Shelby County. To volunteer or for more information, call Lynn Whittaker at 321-7116. Volunteers with trucks are needed to help make deliveries. Attendees are asked to bring a new pillow, twin sheets, blanket, comforter or protective bed bug coverings, if possible. A congregational meeting will be Sundayimmediately following the service to approve the proposed nominee committee. Good Grief will gather for lunch following worship. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Arriba Ninos tutoring continues on Monday at First Christian Church, starting with dinner at 6 p.m. Girl Scouts meets at 6 p.m. Monday; Cub Scouts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult Choir rehearsal is 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.The final Salvation Army Angel Tree signup opportunity is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall. Fall Festival will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Pippin Farm, 1556 Vigo Road. If you sign up ahead of time and get a ticket, you are entered into a drawing for a prize. A list of help needed is posted in the assembly room. For more information, talk to Jenny Pippin or Jane Elkin Thomas.  More than A Parent's Night Out will be from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Nov. 6. This is an opportunity for young parents to gather for dinner and fellowship together while church members watch the kids. If you are interested in joining the group for dinner, contact Sally Zaring. Alternative Gift Market will start with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 10. This is an opportunity for folks to buy holiday gifts that make a difference in the world. Help make mittens for children in Shelby County, at Mitten Mania, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Making Ends Meet. Go ahead and bring in your old 100-percent wool sweaters that will be used to make the mittens. Mittens will be hung on a Mitten Tree and distributed to the schools and with Christmas baskets. Help make coverlet bedspreads for A Place to Sleep from between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at Making Ends Meet. Stay all day or a few hours. Bring your sewing machine if you have one. This is open to the community. For more information, call Making Ends Meet at 633-5427. The Outreach Committee also is collecting non-perishable food items to make small bags that can be given to anyone who comes to the church needing food. Donated items need to be "hand" friendly – pop-tops, small packages, any item that can be eaten without heating. Leave these donations in the Love Sunday baskets. The Covenant Group continues to collect old blankets and towels for the Shelby County Animal Shelter. Place them in the designated container in the Assembly Room. We still need used or new tennis balls for Heritage Elementary. Place them in the white basket in the Assembly Room. The church also continues to collect expired/unwanted coupons for the military, used hearing-aid batteries and round plastic tops from mayo jars, soda bottles, shampoo, etc. for a Painted Stone Elementary art project. The Backpack Project is in need of the following items: Vienna sausages, soup and canned pastas with pop tops; Pop Tarts and cereal bowls, fruit cups, peanut butter crackers, individual packages of chips, rice-crispy treats, puddings. Place them in the basket marked in the Assembly Room.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday school for all ages begins at 9:30 a.m., with praise and worship at 10:30 and 6 p.m. Children’s church  is for 4-to-12-year-olds. A new series entitled “Gifts for the Market Place” will begin Nov. 6. This is a study on the “gifts of the Holy Spirit." There are also children’s activities on Wednesday. The church is located across from Claudia Sanders Dinner House on U.S. 60.

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. Call 829-5324 for more information.

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. The church is located at 181 Alpine Drive.

Hempridge Baptist

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

Highland Baptist

The food pantry is in need of restocking. A list of items needed is available at the church. Missionary meet/greet worship service will be 7 p.m. Friday. Boxes for Operation Christmas Child are available at the church and are due back by Nov. 17.

Holy Cross Lutheran

Sunday school classes are available for 3-year-olds through adult. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by church service at 11 a.m. The church is located at the corner of KY 53 South and Old Seven Mile Pike. For more information, call 647-3696.

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

Rev. Phillip and Marsha Clemons, founding pastors of the Ark in Florence, Ala., will minister on Nov. 10. This ministry is at 802 Washington St. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call Rev. Josh Settles at 502-803-0093.

Lighthouse Baptist

Holiday bazaar and luncheon will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16. Anticipated vendors will include Avon, Pampered Chef, handmade jewelry, candy, wreaths, crafts and much more. Chili and hotdogs will be served, with desserts available, whole or by the slice. For more information, call 502-552-3648 or 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. The church is located at 4620 Little Union Road in Taylorsville. For more information, contact the church at 502-252-7051, the pastor at 252-0126 or E-mail LUBCMail@yahoo.com.

Living Waters

Those going on the Appalachian mission trip should be ready to leave from the church at 5:30 p.m. today. Rev. Josiah Syanda from Nairobi, Kenya, will be the guest minister 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The Wednesday evening service has been moved and rescheduled for a family fun night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the farm of Jim and Lynn Price. There will be hayrides and a chili contest. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University meets at 7 p.m. on Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall. Family portraits for the new church photo directory will be taken on Nov. 3 following the morning service. Sign up for appointments in the east hallway. The church is trying to collect 30 new crock pots by Nov. 10, and 30 turkey breasts by Nov. 23 for a Father’s Love project. Give your donations to children’s pastor, Marti Brown. The H2O Youth Group will attend the 2013 Youth Convention in Frankfort on Nov. 22-23. A deposit of $25 is due Sunday. Sign up at the information counter in the sanctuary. The children’s ministry needs all types of larger plastic bottles without labels to make a Parable Puppets Theater. There are specific supplies/food needed for the Father’s Love Ministry. Visit www.living-waters.org for the list. There will be a men’s retreat at Blue Licks State Park on Dec. 6-7. For more information, visit the church Web site, or call the church office at 633-0734. You may now hear sermons on podcast. The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road. Call 633-0734.

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

Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., with worship services at 11:30 a.m. and, on the first and third Sundays, at 5:30 p.m. William D. Beasley is the pastor. The church is located at 646 Frankfort Road. For more information, call 633-0277.

New Covenant

Regular Sunday service is at 9 a.m. Saturday service is at 5 p.m. every second Saturday. Missionary service is at 6 p.m. every third Sunday. The church is located at 630 Mack Walters Road.

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. The church is located at 704 Washington St. in Shelbyville. 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. Prayer meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesday. 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.

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, and evening service is at 7. The church is located at 5090 Graefenburg Road in Waddy. For more information, call 829-5858.

Pleasant Hill Christian

The church is located 5 miles south of Mount Eden. For more information, call 321-0564.

Pleasant View Baptist

The church will present its second annual community choir workshop on Nov. 8 for practice, and the concert will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Clay Street Baptist Church. Guest clinician will be Rev. Ton’ya Triplett of St. Stephen BC and host director James Davis. If you are interested in participating in this workshop or for more information, contact Diane Crittendon or Mose Young at 502-523-8032. The church is located at 789 Clore-Jackson Road. For more information, contact Mose Young 502-523-8032.

Refuge Temple Church of God in Christ

The church is located at 1100 Equity St.

Rockbridge United Methodist

"Gloves Off: A Finisher?" from Luke 8:9-14 will be the title of the message on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 (no Bible study). Discipleship study will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, with a title of “Becoming Disciples,” a study of Matthew and Acts (use the entrance for fellowship hall on lower parking lot on Wednesdays). The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., and worship service begins 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

The pastor is Ronald Walker.

Shelbyville Wesleyan

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

Simpsonville Baptist

Sunday School is 9:15 a.m. Worship at 10:30 a.m. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

The church continues its “home” sermon series with a message titled “Home is …a promise” (1 Corinthians 15:51-58). 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. “The Little White Church Building on the Corner” is located on the corner of U.S. 60 and Old Veechdale Road. The church now has sermon videos online at http://simpsonvillecc.org. For more information, call 722-8995, visit the Web site and Facebook page.

Simpsonville United Methodist

Pastor Ric Holladay’s sermon this Sunday is “What Is It About Giving?” There are two services: 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. The service is based on II Corinthians 9:6-15. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meet at 10 a.m. every Friday in the Fellowship Hall. Even if you can’t sew, you can iron while you fellowship. Handbell choir practice will be 5 p.m. Sunday. Methodist Men’s pancake/sausage breakfast is from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 2. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

The choir has started preparing for the Christmas season and practices at 9 a.m. on Sundays in the choir room. See Paul Salmon if you love music and want to join the singers. The collection of seasonal clothing, shoes and bedding continues for those in need. Eucharist is at 10 a.m. each Sunday and 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. The church is located at 3rd and Main streets.

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.