Nelson  Christian Church


Member Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce

Website by Sites-By-Susan
Updated 4/25/13























Outings are planned at least on a monthly basis for the youth and pre-teen/teen groups. 

The groups join together for times of fellowship at activities like swimming parties,

Christian skate night, movies & supper, bowling, and putt-putt golf, just to name a few!!































Planned Events:    

    Several groups meet monthly.

    Stitching Sisters gather the first Monday of each month to sew and stitch in fellowship.

                     →  Our ladies group, Marys and Marthas meet each third Saturday of the month at
9:30 a.m. for breakfast, event planning, and fellowship.

                       Opportunities for Fellowship include church lunches and day trips around the state. 

          In addition to these meetings our church family gathers to celebrate events like Ladies Appreciation Banquet; Father-Child/Family Night Out at the Ball Game; Independence Day / 4th of July; Spring Festival; Summer Festival; Fall Festival; Easter Egg Hunt; Cook-Outs; Pot Luck Dinners; Trunk & Treasure, and many more.









































In addition to Wednesday night classes, SSS weekly group meetings, and other fellowship times, our adults plan monthly lunches and trips.  They have lunched in local establishments, attended Derby Dinner Playhouse, enjoyed a 2-day retreat to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and are busy planning future trips.

 2013  Fellowship Opportunities for Adults and/or Families                          

Jan. 27  U of L vs St. Johns (women) @ KFC Yum! ® Center - etd 11:45 a.m. July 3  Family 4th Fest Picnic & Fire Works begins 5 pm @ TBA
Jan.     July 10 NACC @ Louisville Convention Center; etd 5:15 p.m.
Feb. 9  Adult Valentine Luncheon; location TBA; noon July 21-27  Mission Trip to West Virginia
Feb. 16  Youth vs Adults @ gym; 6-9 pm Aug. 1  "The Stephen Foster Story" & Dinner @ Stepehn Foster Restaurant; 6:30
March 9  Shelby Co. Flea Market & Brunch @ Claudia Sanders; etd 9:45 a.m. Aug. 10  Band of Brothers Prayer Breakfast & Service Day
March 27  NACMA Pre-Easter Celebration/Service @ Rolling Fork CC; 6:30 pm Aug. 25  NACMA Fall Forest Fest @ Bernheim begins 5 pm
April 12-13  Band of Brothers Fishing Trip (see Dale McCauley for details) Sept. 8 NCC 30th Anniv. Celebration & Meal
April 23  Cincinnati Christian University Chapel & Tour; etd 8 a.m. Sept. 13-15  Church Family Retreat; location TBA
May 7-9  Kiamichi Men's Clinic (See Bro. Tom Mobley for details) Sept. 20-21  Camp Calvary Women's Retreat
May 11  Mother/Daughter Brunch 11:30 am (see Judy Dennis for details) Sept. 27-28  Camp Calvary Men's Retreat
May 28-30 Tennessee Retreat; etd 8 a.m. Oct. 5 Men's Shoot Out (see Dale McCauley for details); 9 am
June    Band of Brothers Prayer Breakfast & Service Day Oct. 12  Metamora, IN trip; etd 8 a.m.
June 9-14 Family Growth Week; Vacation Bible School Nov. 2 Breakfast 8am; The Big Sweat (community service day) 9am
June 16  Father/Family Day w/ Putt-Putt Golf Tourny; 6 pm Nov. 17  Derby Dinner Playhouse; etd 6 p.m.
June 29  Renfro Valley & KY Depot for brunch; etd 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7  Nelson Navigators Christmas Shop & Lunch; location TBA; etd  9 am

Holiday Activities:  12/12 Secret Sisters Reveal, 6 pm; 12/13-14 Appalachian Mission Trip (Service projects & Christmas Party for families);

12/15 Caroling, 4:30 pm;  12/18 NCC Christmas Dinner, 6pm; 12/22 Children's Program 9:40 am; Christmas Service 10:30 am; Candlelight Service, 7 pm

Departure times are estimated; calendar subject to change - check church bulletin for updates.








































Location:    (Directions)


We're located at 1760 New Shepherdsville Road - Highway 245 in Nelson County, Kentucky near the intersection of Hwy. 245 and Templin Avenue (Hwy. 1430). 

    Church Office:  (502) 348-3495        Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 518, Bardstown, KY  40004         

                       Contact Minister:
  Dr. Mobley          Contact Youth Minister:  Marc Mobley          




























Ministry Team:      

Dr. Tom Mobley is the Minister of Nelson Christian Church, after concluding a 14 ½ year ministry as President of Louisville Bible College.  He and his wife, Alice  moved to the Bardstown area in mid-August 2004.  A native of Harrodsburg, he has served congregations in Lawrenceburg, Erlanger, Louisville and for ten years in Scottsburg, IN.  He has also served as Interim Minister for numerous churches throughout central Kentucky and Southern Indiana.  Tom and Alice have two grown children.

Dr. Mobley holds a baccalaureate and did graduate studies at Cincinnati Bible College & Seminary.  He later received his Masters and Doctorate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he also served as a graduate assistant.  In addition to LBC, he has also served on the faculty and administration of two other colleges: CBC & S and College of the Scriptures. 


Dr. Mobley has served for over 35 years as a police chaplain with various law enforcement agencies and was honored for his 21 years of service with JCPD, LPD, & LMPD in Louisville.  He continues to serve with the Louisville Division of the FBI.  He was one of the authors of the textbook, Chaplaincy in Law Enforcement, and holds Master level certification with the International Conference of Police Chaplains. 

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Dr. Mobley serves as a regular panelist on this weekly TV and radio program.  The panel of ministers also serve as the Ministerial Advisory Panel for the Crusade for Children.  For a list of program times and radio and television stations, click here.

Marc Mobley was ordained as a Minister by Okolona Christian Church in July 2003, and presently serves as the Youth Minister at Nelson Christian Church on a full time basis.  Prior to coming to NCC, Marc served as Youth Minister with the Highland Park Christian Church.  Marc and his wife Katie, have two young sons.

Marc was a member of OCC during his teen years.  There he was active in such things as Sound Technician, Usher, Jr. Hi Sponsor, Jr. Hi Basketball Coach, VBS Helper, Teen Choir, etc.  From his second semester as a college Freshman through his Senior year, he was the part time Youth Minister with the River Valley Christian Church.

After graduating from Fern Creek High School, Marc earned his B. S. degree from Cincinnati Christian University with a double major in Bible & Helping Professions.  His minor was in Marketing and was actually earned at Northern Kentucky University through a consortium program.  He also received an A.S.L. degree  from Louisville Bible College and attended McKendree College

Elders:       Eddie Butts, Jeff Miller, Gerry Morgan   
Brian Sweazy, Sam Barnes, Don Dollens









































 Sunday Morning Services:

   Traditional Early Service held at 8:30 a.m.; Hymns, Lord's Supper, Message

    Regular Service held at 10:30 a.m.; Hymns, Christian Chorus & Songs, Lord's Supper, Special Music, Message

            *Wednesday Night "Refresh and Renew" Services held 6:30-7:30 p.m.

            *Nursery available at both Sunday services in our fully prepared and staffed nursery.

            *Graded Worship structured for age specific groups are available during regular Sunday services beginning at  8:30 a.m., 9:40 a.m.  and 10:20 a.m.; Wednesday night classes are held for ages 3-K, grades 1-5 and grades 6-12 with 2 teachers per class.


























Sunday School classes are available for all ages.  Classes begin at 9:40 a.m. and 10:20 a.m., with lessons
for ages 3-K;  grades 1-5, grades 6-12, and three adult classes.

  Wednesday night lessons are also available for all ages.  Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and offer lessons for adults, teens, and children.

               SSS Groups - meet within the community on a weekly basis.  All of the groups study the same lesson in private homes of church members, allowing for a less structured opportunity to learn.

            * Our nursery is also open during both lesson times.  The nursery offers a bright, colorful, and safe environment and is staffed by caring parent volunteers - the heart of our nursery.

























Appalacian Mountains December 2012

Summer Mission Trip 2012

Appalacian Mountains December 2011

Summer Mission Trip 2011
Kiamichi Mountains in Oklahoma

Missions Supported by NCC in 2010
Camp Calvary, Salt River Christian Men's Fellowship, N. American Christian Convention, Nat'l Missionary Convention, Christian Restoration Association, Louisville Bible College, Cincinnati Christian University, College of the Scriptures, Teen Mission USA, New Life Center, Christian Care Communities, Community Action, Team Expansion, Satus Indian Mission, Mid-India Christian Services, White Fields Overseas Evangelism (Uganda)

Appalacian Mountains December 2010
Home repairs for the impoverished; brought supplies for mission store; held Christmas party with gifts for the children.

Washington State Yakama Indian Reservation July 2010
Construction:  Home repairs for the impoverished; working at the mission; working on a new Christian camp facility to be used for Native American youth.
Evangelism:  Preaching, teaching, singing for church services, as well as assisting with VBS projects through skits, games & other activities.

Appalacian Mountains December 2009
Home repairs for the impoverished; brought supplies for mission store; held Christmas party with gifts for the children.

Appalacian Mountains December 2008
Home repairs for the impoverished; brought supplies for mission store; held Christmas party with gifts for the children.

Campton Kentucky 2008
Remodel church's facilities and upgrade the outdoor campus.

Eastern Kentucky December 2007
NCC Men's group assisted with home remodeling projects for widows and others in need.

Gulfcoast Mission Trip 2007
This summer NCC joined with other groups in rebuilding and renovating homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Kauai Mission Trip 2007
In May, Dr. and Mrs. Mobley traveled to assist the Kauai Christian Church for two weeks.  Elder Mike Bradford returned there for the month of September.

Jamaican Mission Trip 2006
's Youth Minister, Marc Mobley along with several members of the congregation, spent a week in Jamaica in June.  Working in cooperation with the Herko Mission, the NCC team helped to build a new church, set up Sunday school classes, and held VBS activities





































































































































































































































































































































































































































Entry Foyer                      Fellowship Hall


        Staffed Nursery                          Playground


*Our nursery is also open during lesson times.  The nursery offers a bright, colorful, and safe environment                                  
and is staffed by caring parent volunteers - the heart of our nursery.







































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Life Links:

National Hotlines & Websites:

Local Contacts:



Alcohol Abuse Hotline:  1-888-418-0031

American Red Cross (disaster assistance, Bardstown, KY):  502-348-1893



Alcoholics Anonymous

Caring Place (for abused women & children in Lebanon, KY):  800-692-9394  or


    (270) 692-9300;

American Cancer Society  or  1-800-227-2345



Community Action (864 W. Stephen Foster, Bardstown, KY):  502-348-9596

American Red Cross



Family Resource Ctr (203 N. Kennett St., Bardstown, KY)502-331-8808

Domestic Violence Hotline:  1-800-767-5838



Flaget Memorial Hospital (prescription assistance):  502-350-5000 

Child / Adult Abuse Hotline:  1-800-752-6200



Habitat for Humanity:  502-348-9062 or

Spouse Abuse Hotline:  1-800-544-2022



KY Cabinet for Families (food stamps, etc.):  502-348-9282

Habitat for Humanity



Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System-Radcliff, KY  (Drug, Alcohol, & Psychiatric

Rape Abuse Incest Nat'l Network 

   Treatments)  1-800-274-7374  or  Lincoln Trail Behavioral Ctr.

   1-800-656-4673  or  RAINN



New Hope Food Bank (800 JT Riggs Rd., New Hope, KY):  502-549-6015

Runaway Hotline:  1-800-621-4000



Pregnancy Counseling (New Life Center-120 W. Stephen Foster, Bardstown, KY)

Suicide Prevention:  1-800-784-2433 or  1-800-221-0446




  Senior Citizen Center (509 N. 4th St., Bardstown, KY) 502-349-0516























Directions from Downtown Bardstown....

    •  Take N. 3rd to the 245 intersection and turn left
    •  Continue through town until you see the third stop light at the intersection of 245 and Templin Avenue
    •  NCC is located on the right just before the light.

Directions from I-65....

     •  Take exit 112 east toward Bardstown
     •  Go 13 miles
     •  Immediately turn left after you pass under the first light

Directions from Louisville Road....

     •  Take Louisville Rd. (Hwy. 31) until the second traffic light
     •  Turn right at the light & continue through town until you see the third traffic light at the intersection of 245 and Templin
     •  NCC is located on the right just before the light.

Directions from BlueGrass Parkway....

     •  Take exit 25 towards Wal-Mart
     •  Turn right at the first traffic light (Hwy. 245)
     •  Continue on 245 through 6 traffic lights
     •  Turn right into NCC just before the 7th light at the intersectiion of 245 & Templin