1850 Priority Way
Louisville, KY 40299
Phone: (502) 266-6776
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Formerly known as Brunerstown after being discovered by Abraham Bruner, the city was incorporated and named after Thomas Jefferson in 1797. One of the most popular tourist attractions is the Bluegrass Research & Industrial Park which sprawls across 600 acres. Well-equipped for tourism, the city is dotted with accommodation options and restaurants. One of the biggest events that draws close to 200,000 visitors annually is the Gaslight Festival that takes place over 9 days each September.
Temple Shalom was founded in 1976 and its present edifice was erected in the late 1980s. Its rabbi, Stanley R. Miles, has been with the temple since 1978. It is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism and has an active brotherhood and sisterhood. Its sandstone structure has influences of Middle Eastern architecture and features a domed roof line. You can see the Star of David and the menorah, both important sacred symbols of Judaism on its facade.
Established in 1968, Ballard High School is one of the most respected schools in Louisville. This senior high schools excels in academics, sports, arts and other extra-curricular activities. The school offers several academic programs, courses and a curriculum that is known for its premium standards. The school is also known to have a very good faculty. Ballard is known to produce toppers in SAT and CAT exams. The school has a well equipped art center for theater and performing arts along with having its own orchestra, choir and band. The school is also a champion in sports like basket ball, foot ball, tennis, baseball and has won many awards and accolades. The graduation rate of the school is a strong 98% and is counted amongst the five star schools of Kentucky.
The St. Aloysius Church is a beautiful historic church that serves the Peewee Valley region. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it continues its efforts of bringing the community together and conducting religious services for its parishioners. For more details, check website.
Keneseth Israel Congregation came into being with the merger of B’nai Jacob and Beth HaMedrash HaGadol, two old orthodox congregations in 1928. It is housed in its current address since the 1960s. It is a part of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) yet is an egalitarian institution. It provides teaching on Torah and is a social platform for its members.
Saint James' Episcopal Church is a historic place of worship belonging to the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky. Located in Pewee Valley, this parish hosts weekly Holy Eucharist and services. It was built in 1869 and illustrates the Gothic Revival style of architecture replete with a towering belfry.
Popularly known as the Lincoln Cabin Site, the Long Run Baptist Church and Cemetery is a historic site. This historic site consists of the demolished remains of the church. The beautiful grass grounds that is a cemetery is serene and gives one inner peace while a simple visit or mourning for a loved one.
Newburg Church of Christ is a part of New Testament congregations in the nation. They do not belong any denomination and follow the Bible. They are rooted in community works and reaching out to the underprivileged is one of their passions. Join them during Sunday worship services or weekly prayer groups.
Congregation Adath Jeshurun is an egalitarian synagogue where everyone is welcomed warmly. It was founded as Beth Israel in 1851 and was also called later as the Polish Synagogue, primarily due to its large Polish concentration. It was renamed to its present name in 1894. Its current edifice was built in 1957. Its "Wow Wall" at the entrance with its with its various religious symbols in stained glass is quite riveting. The David and Jonathan Blue Family Sanctuary, and Yarmuth Family Chapel are the main areas used for religious ceremonies and teachings.
Peace Presbyterian Church was founded by Reverend Irvin S. Moxley in 1959 and is a part of the state's Presbyterian Church. This vibrant church with its African-American heritage is rich in worship and has an active fellowship. You can avail of their van ministry to reach their service on Sundays. Rooted deep in community service, they also have kids activities to engage them to know more about God and the Bible.
The Crescent Hill Branch Library is located at Louisville, Kentucky, and was built with the money donated by Scottish-American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was constructed in 1908 and has a Beaux Arts architectural style. There was an addition done to the west side of the library in 1961, and the entire building went for renovations in 1988. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 10, 1981.
Saint Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church is an eclectic church in the city of Louisville that aims to create a positive energy of harmony, spirituality and faith in the community. The church also a has a youth ministry that carries out many choirs, holy readings for children and young adults. The community also has many activities throughout the year like hiking, rock climbing, game nights and so on. There are also musical programs where spiritual ballads and hymns are sung. You can also contribute in the social work and services of the church.