Study examines masculinity in faith
FORTVILLE — New Life Christian Fellowship will offer a monthly study for men, “Living as a Godly Man in an Ungodly World,” starting at 7 p.m. April 21.
The study will continue at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month. Men are asked to commit to eight 75-minute sessions and to engage and invest in the lives of other men on this journey.
“I want to extend an invitation to Christian men all across this community to gather and study,” Pastor Mark Adcock said. “There is no desire to draw them away from their home church — simply to grow as a community of godly men throughout the community.”
These are the class topics:
April 21: The Identity of a Godly Man
May 19: The Integrity of a Godly Man
June 16: The Humility of a Godly Man
July 21: The Purity of a Godly Man
Aug. 18: The Stability of a Godly Man
Sept. 15: The Availability of a Godly Man
Oct. 20: The Authority of a Godly Man
Nov. 17: The Eternity of a Godly Man
Sign up by filling out a form at nlcfonline.com.
St. Michael youth organize garage sale
GREENFIELD — Youth of St. Michael Catholic Church will have a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
McCordsville church plans breakfast
McCordsville United Methodist Church’s next Second Saturday is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. today.
The menu features a potato and salad bar with a variety of toppings. An offering for the meal will be accepted and will benefit the church.
Pizza sales to aid church festival
FORTVILLE — Grandview Church of the Brethren, located at 9064 W. Grandview Blvd., Pendleton, will kick off fundraising efforts for its annual September Free Festival by playing host to “pizza to go” in the church parking lot from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Pizzas will be available for purchase whole or by the slice.
This fundraiser, made possible through partnership with Papa John’s Pizza of Pendleton, will continue on the second Tuesday of each month.
The church is two miles north of Fortville at the entrance to Summerlake addition on State Road 13.
Allow Love INC to introduce itself
GREENFIELD — Love INC of Greater Hancock County will have a public orientation for anyone interested in learning more about its work.
The session will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Hancock County Community Foundation offices, 312 E. Main St.
RSVP by calling 317-468-6300.
Sale to include furniture, décor
INDIANAPOLIS — Zion United Church of Christ will have a sale from 9 a.m. to noon today.
The sale features artwork, books, décor, furniture and other items. The church is at the southwest corner of Post Road and Troy Avenue.
Eden United Methodist to serve fish fry
EDEN — Eden United Methodist Church will serve a fish fry from 4 to 7 pm. April 18.
Radio station WFMS’s Friends and Neighbors van will visit from 4 to 5 p.m.
Agapé Team to visit Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — The Agapé Team is set to appear at Philadelphia United Methodist Church for worship at 10:30 a.m. April 19.
The praise and celebration service also will feature singer and evangelist Annie Frost and educator Dale Dickson.
Lunch is at noon, followed by a workshop from 12:30 to 2 p.m. about sharing one’s faith.
To RSVP for lunch and the workshop, or just the workshop, send email to email@example.com or call 317-462-5782.
Gospel concerts come to Knightstown
KNIGHTSTOWN — The Vintage Gospel Lads are in concert through Sunday at the Knightstown First Christian Church.
The free concerts begin at 7 p.m. each day. The group also will be in concert with a special message at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Members of the group include Murray Hollis of Joplin, Missouri; Steve Kehrer of Mooresville; Ron Rasmussen of Yukon, Oklahoma; Jon Stedman of South San Francisco, California; plus Murray’s daughter, Tammy Cady, and Ron’s son, Adam Rasmussen.
The Gospel Lads have revived interest in a foot-stomping, hand-clapping style of music captivating to people of all ages.
The public is invited to all the free concerts. The church is located at 138 W. Main St. in Knightstown. For further information, call 765-345-2854.
Willow Branch church to serve spring dinner
WILLOW BRANCH — Willow Branch United Methodist Church’s Spring Dinner is set for 4 to 7 p.m. April 25.
The menu features a choice of cubed steak or chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad, dessert and drink.
An offering will be accepted to support mission projects.
St. John offers community dinner
CUMBERLAND — Members of St. John United Church of Christ in Cumberland will serve a free community dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Everyone is welcome.
Chicken noodle dinner planned
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Charlottesville United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and noodle dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 25 at the Charlottesville Lions Club Community Building in Charlottesville.
Mt. Lebanon church plans Spud Supper
BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP — Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, will play host to its annual Spud Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. April 18.
The menu will include a baked potato bar with toppings, salads, desserts and beverages. Hot dogs and carry-out also will be available. A free-will offering will be accepted with proceeds used for missions.
To learn more about the church or to get specific directions, call the church office at 317-462-1313.
Screenings helpassess health risks
GREENFIELD — You can learn about your risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with screenings by Life Line Screening.
Trinity Park United Methodist Church will play host to this community event on April 20 at the church, 207 W. Park Ave. in Greenfield.
Screenings can check for:
The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health.
HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels
Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis
Kidney and thyroid function, and more
Packages start at $149, but consultants will discuss which package is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1287 or visitlifelinescreening.com. Preregistration is required.
Auction to aid several groups
GREENFIELD — An old-fashioned country auction will benefit World Renewal International, Love INC and Friends of Recovery-Women’s Sober House, Talitha Koum.
The auction is set for 6 p.m. April 30 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The proceeds will be divided equally among the three groups. Another Addison Auction will provide the auctioneer services.
Organizers are collecting new, slightly used, collectible or antique items (no clothes, please) for the auction. All donated items are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
If you have items to donate, call Love INC at 317-468 6300.
‘Mr. Drama’ coming to Calvary Baptist
GREENFIELD — Actor Trevor Thomas, “Mr. Drama,” will appear at Calvary Baptist Church at 6 p.m. April 26.
Women’s Christian Temperance to meet
The Mid-Year Rally of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union is today at Russiaville Friends Church in Russiaville.
Several members of the organization are from Knightstown.