The Bulletin – July 11

Free breakfast, Bible offered at Faith United

GREENFIELD — Free breakfast and a free Bible are available from 8 to 11 a.m. today at Faith United Methodist Church, 328 N. Swope St. Call 317-462-4163 for more information.

Male gospel trio to perform concert

GREENFIELD — Upward Way, a male gospel trio, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Bible Methodist Church, 4465 N. Fortville Pike.

Prayer event focuses on students, schools

GREENFIELD — Changing Hearts will host a prayer service at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 519 Jefferson Blvd. The focus will be praying for parents, teachers and students in anticipation of the 2015-16 school year. All Christians are welcome to participate.

Immediately following the service, refreshments will be served in the Father Severin Life Center.

Community dinner set with ice cream social

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church’s next Second Saturday Community Dinner is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. today. Summer favorites such as hot dogs and chips will be served, along with an ice cream social.

A free-will offering for the meal will be accepted and will benefit the church.

Cumberland church to serve free meal

CUMBERLAND — St. John United Church of Christ will serve a free community dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, 11000 E. Washington St. Everyone is welcome.

Event raises money for food pantry

CARTHAGE — The Blue River Community Harvest of Carthage’s annual Summerfest Fundraiser is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1 in downtown Carthage.

Included in the festivities on Mill Street and the Community Center are more than 20 arts and crafts vendors, BOJO’s pork BBQ and homemade desserts, a 5K run/walk, musical entertainment and other events to be announced.

All proceeds from run/walk/bike tour registrations and food will go to the BRCH Food Pantry. A donation station will be available for those who wish to donate canned food or non-perishable items (soap, diapers, pasta, etc.) to the food pantry.

New to Summerfest this year is the Covered Bridge Bike Tour of Northern Rush County, co-sponsored by the Raintree Bicycle Club. There will be 15-, 28- and 40-mile route options, Rush County roads and scenery, road support and up to three covered bridges, depending on the route.

Clubs and serious cyclists are welcome, and people under 18 should be accompanied by an adult. A signed consent and liability form will be required on the day of the event.

Request a registration form (registration can include breakfast) for the Covered Bridge Bike Tour, by emailing bluerivercommunityharvest@gmail.com or calling Jennifer Cochrane at 317-696-0785.

Request a registration form for the 5K run/walk and general information by calling Kathy Gibson at 765-565-6798 or by emailing her at tkgibson75@yahoo.com.

Motorcycle riders gather for fellowship

GREENFIELD — Members of the Crossroad Riders, the Greenfield chapter of the Christian Motorcyclist Association, meet at 9 a.m. the third Saturday of most months at Jim Dandy restaurant and also gather to enjoy rides together.

For more information, call 709-3808.

Blood Center taking donations at church

GREENFIELD — The Indiana Blood Center will accept blood donations from 4 to 7 p.m. July 20 at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St. Log on to indianablood.org to schedule an appointment, or call the church office at 317-462-2662. Walk-ins are welcome.

‘Godly Man’ monthly men’s study continues

FORTVILLE — New Life Christian Fellowship is offering a monthly study for men, “Living as a Godly Man in an Ungodly World.” It meets at 7 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month.

These are the remaining class topics:

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.org.

Mt. Lebanon church rummage sale scheduled

BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP — A rummage sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon July 18 at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9. If you have questions, call 462-1313.

St. Thomas Festival Weekend upcoming

FORTVILLE —The St. Thomas Festival Weekend is scheduled for July 31 and Aug. 1, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 523 S. Merrill St., Fortville.

Friday is St. Thomas Monte Carlo Night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

There will be blackjack, Texas poker chuck-a-luck, roulette, reverse raffle and tip boards.

The cost is $15 per person and $25 per couple. Admission includes food, soft drinks, beer and wine coolers. People must be 21 or older to attend.

The “Ol’ Time Country Fun” summer festival for all ages is planned for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

There will be a homemade chicken noodle dinner, ice cream, children’s games, live music, bingo, a blood drive, silent auction, lemon shakeups, farmers market, raffles and church tours.

Proceeds from the weekend benefit the church.