Church news: Sept. 20, 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

A worship opportunity, Kids Worship Celebration, is for 3-year-olds to fifth grade at 11 a.m. on Sundays, led by the children’s minister. 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.

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 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

Women on Mission are hosting “Hee-Haw Hoe Down” on Monday. Fall Wednesday night services will begin at 6 with Acteens. Children will meet with “JAM – Jesus And Me!” at 6:30 for a time of games, crafts and singing. Prayer meeting will also begin at 6:30. Choir practice will follow at 7. A group will attend the Kentucky Baptist Convention Disaster Relief Training session in Springfield on Saturday. Talk to David Merchant or Steve Price if you are interested in attending or for information to register. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m., and worship service is at 11 a.m. Kroger gift cards are available, with the proceeds going into the church mission fund. Follow us 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

The annual Wild Game Feast will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. Dinner, live and silent auctions and live music are part of the evening's event, along with displays of local hunting groups. Tickets can be purchased at the door. There will be a luncheon as part of the feast on Sunday at the church, following both services. Week three of the sermon series for Sunday will be entitled “Gifts,” from II Corinthians. The October newspaper items are due Monday. Impact Shelby meets at 6 p.m. Monday; Table Talk 2.0, session with the pastor, meets at 6:30-8 p.m. at the Sanfords’ home. God’s Kitchen Team begins lunch preparation at 9:45 a.m. Thursday. The Quilter’s Ministry will attend the Bluegrass Quilt Show on Thursday, instead of the regular meeting, leaving the church at 9 a.m.

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

Fellowship meal will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday. A joint worship with Cropper Baptist Church will be at 6 p.m. Sept. 29. 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. on 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

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

The church will give donuts and coffee at Cropper Day for all the early risers. The Lambs of Christ will go to Masonic Home on Sunday after church. There will be a Fifth Sunday Sing at 6 p.m. on Sept. 29, with food provided afterwards. Members are encouraged to sign up to bring food. The church picnic will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the church picnic shelter.  Volleyball starts Oct. 8. If you are interested in playing, contact Stephenie or Shannon Osten. Adult Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. Youth groups meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays. Sunday school is at 9:50 a.m. and worship service at 11.

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

All Sunday school classes start at 10 a.m. A Sunday school class for young married and young adults, called New Beginnings, will begin at 10 a.m. Worship service is at 11. Symphony of Prayer will be at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 633-0502. The church is located at 7327 Dover Road.

Elmburg Baptist

Team Kids meets at 6 p.m. on Sundays. The church picnic will be on Sept. 28 at Harry Hill Park, beginning at 3 p.m. Revival will start with the Sunday morning worship service at 7 p.m. on Oct. 6 and run through Oct. 9. Rev. Eddie Nation will be the speaker.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

The Guatemala Mission Team will host a chili/bean soup fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at the church. Meals can be eaten at the church or purchased to go. Cornbread and desserts will be available. The Children’s Ministry and Missions Committee will share a booth at the Finchville Ruritan Fall Festival on Sept. 28-29. The Missions Committee will sell frozen cookie dough, cotton dish cloths and holiday tins to raise money for mission activities in 2014.The Children’s Ministry will highlight activities for children including the upcoming Trunk or Treat Harvest Party at church on Oct. 30 and Summer Camp 2014.Visit www.finchvillebaptist.com and click on Youth News.

First Baptist Shelbyville

Rev. Curtis Woods leads the two morning services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Bible Fellowship is at 9:45 a.m. Bible Fellowship Training meetings are this Sunday at 5 p.m., followed by a student/parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Rev. Chuck McAlister leads the Next Level from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, teaching on "Affinity Evangelism" in Elsey Chapel. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Rev. McAlister will also be the guest speaker for the "Bullseye" dinner, an evangelistic event directed toward men, on Oct. 26 at FBC. Andy McDonald will lead students at the morning and evening events on Wednesday’s "See You at the Pole" and “Saw You at the Pole" events. The culminating service will be held at Shelby Christian Church from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Upward Basketball registration begins on Wednesday. For more information, contact clynn@shelbyvillebaptist.com. Young at Heart meets at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday to go to Cunningham's on the River. For more information, contact Daisy Baxter at 633-4836. Masonic Home devotional follows at 2 p.m. "Starting Point" is a new outreach and ministry of the Sims and Cronen families, with emphasis on reaching new or potential members through Bible fellowship. For more information, contact amcdonald@shelbyvillebaptist.com.

First Christian

The Bethel Bible study classes will begin soon. To register for classes, contact the church office or Thelma McGuire. Choir practice will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. For more information, call the church office. 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

The Outreach Committee meets at 9 a.m. Sunday. Regular Sunday school is 9:45 a.m. Younger children's choir is at 9:45 a.m.; older children's choir at noon. Good Grief meets for lunch following worship. Check with Barbara Troyer for the location. Arriba Ninos tutoring continues at 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church. Girl Scouts meet at 6 p.m. Monday; Cub Scouts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Boy Scouts at 7 p.m. Adult Choir rehearsal is at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. 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.

Fisherville Church of Christ

Services will be 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. evenings. Evangelist is Julius Hovan.

Grace Assembly of God

Sunday School for all ages, beginning at 9:30 a.m., with praise and worship at 10:30 and 6 p.m. Children’s church for 4-to-12-year-olds and a nursery are provided. The Wednesday evening Bible study starts at 7 p.m. There are also children’s activities on Wednesday evening.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 Highway 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

Rev. Brandon Groves will be the guest speaker for the 11:30 a.m. Youth Day Service on Sunday. Following morning worship the church will travel to The Church Of The Living God in Louisville for a 4 p.m. service. 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

Pray shawl will have a craft day from 3 to 9 p.m. Friday. Precepts class will study 1 Peter from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Family game night will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Festival of Marriage simulcast will be Sept. 27-28. Registration is available at the church. A new member reception will be 7 p.m. Sept. 29.

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 10 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m., Bible study/prayer at 6:30 p.m. and youth and team kids at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 6776 Bagdad Road.

Kingdom House

Vision cards have arrived and are available to be picked up. If you would like to volunteer with either weekly cleaning or painting, call Pastor Josh Settles. Services start at 6:30 p.m. This ministry is at 802 Washington St. Pastors are Josh and Melissa Settles. For information, call 502-803-0093.

Lighthouse Baptist

Holiday bazaar and luncheon will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 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 our 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

The Anderson County Prayer Walk will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. Starting locations are at Anderson County High School, Anderson County Courthouse and the Lawrenceburg Green. A prayer service will follow, led in worship by The Place Worship Band. A lay leaders meeting will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Streams Café. A church-wide financial presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the sanctuary. Jerry and Karen Ellard, worship leaders in Jerusalem, will be guest ministers at the 10:30 a.m. service on Oct. 6.  The sermons are now on podcast. Visit www.living-waters.org for details. The church is located at 5425 Frankfort Road. Call 633-0734.

Mount Eden Christian

The annual ladies tea will be at 7 p.m. Friday in the new fellowship buildings. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door. The church is located at 12241 Mount Eden Road in Mount Eden.

Mount Moriah Baptist

A community yard sale, the last of the season, will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 28, inside and out. Free set-ups. To reserve a place, call 738-5350. A concession stand will serve breakfast, lunch and snacks. 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 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

A celebration of Rev. Dr. Kilen Gray’s 28th Pastoral Anniversary will be Friday. There will be a jazz and dinner celebration at Wildwood Country Club in Louisville. For more information, visit newmtziononline.com or contact the church office at 633-7991. Rev. Michael Robinson of Total Grace Baptist Church will be the guest speaker for 11:30 a.m. service on Sept. 29. Youth bible study at CDC (formerly the Mulberry Building) is every Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m. 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.

Pleasantview Baptist

A youth day celebration will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Guest Speaker will be the Rev. Ewell Shelby, associate minister at First Baptist Church in Jeffersontown. 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

"The Honor and Privilege of Legacy," 2 Kings 20:1-11, will be the title of the message on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11. No Bible study.The church is located at 5317 Rockbridge Road, at the intersection of Rockbridge and KY 714.

Salem Baptist

A youth revival will begin on Saturday, with Rev. Matt Frizzel as the speaker Service begins at 7 p.m. He also will be the speaker on Sunday morning. The youth will have a fundraiser lunch following the service on Sunday morning to raise money to go to camp at Cedarmore next year. Wednesday night will end the revival, with Rev. David Snith from Frankfort as the speaker. This is not only a youth revival, but a revival for everyone. 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. The church family community picnic will be at 4 p.m. Sept. 29 and will include 3-on-3 basketball, karaoke, Jeopardy!, corn hole, food and fellowship. Visit www.simpsonvillebaptist.com.

Simpsonville Christian

This week the church tackles one of the most difficult passages in the entire Bible, Genesis 22:1-18. There will be good news. 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. A nursery and children’s church is provided during the worship service. Save the date for homecoming on Oct. 6. If you have ever been a member or visitor to the congregation, you are invited. “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 “Walk in the Light.” There are services at 8:45 and 10:45. Hartz to Hearts Quilters meets at 10 a.m. every Friday in Fellowship Hall. Even if you can’t sew, you can iron while you fellowship. Finance committee meets at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Ministry Planning Retreat for 2014 is Oct. 6 following fellowship dinner. The whole church family is invited to join those on the administrative council and our committee members to look at next year so we can plan our budget appropriately. The church is located at 105 1st Street in Simpsonville.

St. James Episcopal

Eucharist is at 10 a.m. each Sunday and 12:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Childcare is available on Sundays. Seasonable clothing, all sizes, shoes and bedding continue to be collected for those in need.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.