Where We Went This Month:
Northeast Christian Church
9900 Old Brownsboro Road (just off the Brownsboro Road exit on I-265)
Services: Saturday at 5 p.m.,
Sunday at 9:15 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Size: Megachurch — about 2,500 people in three weekend services
Denomination: Nondenominational (Evangelical Protestant)
Senior Pastor: Bob Cherry
You Might Like This Church If: You enjoy a contemporary approach to worship, and have kids or teens in your family. (There seem to be a lot of activities for the younger generation.)
The Church Hoppers visited on March 30, 2008. Source for church facts: www.necchurch.org.
St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church
2119 Payne St. (in the Clifton
Service Times: Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m.
(Weekdays at 8:30 am.)
Size: Medium — about 500 people in three weekend services
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Senior Pastor: Rev. Robert Dale Cieslik
You Might Like This Church If: You’re looking for a medium-sized Catholic church that places a high value on community, and isn’t afraid of a somewhat contemporary approach to worship.
The Church Hoppers visited on April 5, 2008. Source for church facts:
Canaan Christian Church
2840 Hikes Ln. (off Bardstown Road near the I-264 exit)
Service Times: Sunday at 8 a.m.
and 11 a.m.
Websites: www.canaanchristian.com (church), www.ccdcky.org (community development ministry)
Size: Megachurch — they claim 4,000 members.
Denomination: At one time, Canaan was a Missionary Baptist church. It’s unclear from their website if they still belong to the denomination.
Senior Pastor: Dr. Walter Malone Jr.
You Might Like This Church If: You enjoy very energetic worship and a church with significant community outreach.
The Church Hoppers visited on April 13, 2008. Source for church facts: www.canaanchristian.com, www.ccdcky.org.