McCordsville church to serve breakfast

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church’s next Fourth Saturday Community Breakfast is set for 7:30 to 10 a.m. today.

Enjoy breakfast favorites every month prepared by the United Methodist Men. An offering for the meal will be accepted and benefit the church, 6247 W. Broadway.

‘Supporting Our Families’ event set

GREENFIELD — Scott Seibert will present “Supporting Our Families” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, 519 Jefferson Blvd.

Concert in the Park coming to Bay Creek

McCORDSVILLE — Harvest Church is having a Concert in the Park (weather permitting) at 7 p.m. Friday at Bay Creek Community Center in the Bay Creek subdivision on North Olio Road.

The concert will feature the pop music of The Next Degree Band. Snacks will be provided.

This event is free. Bring your lawn chairs and mosquito repellant.

Church will offer backpacks for kids

GREENFIELD — Apostolic Pentecostal Church, 1202 E. Fifth St., will have its annual Backpack Bash from 1 to 3 p.m. today for all school-age children.

It will include refreshments.

Breakfast to benefit missions at church

EDEN — Members of Eden United Methodist Church will serve breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 1.

An offering will be accepted to support local and global missions.

Evangelist will speak at New Beginning

CUMBERLAND — Evangelist Billy Goolesby will speak Aug. 2 at New Beginning Baptist Church, 9801 E. Rawles Ave.

Flag football, volleyball teams being formed

McCORDSVILLE — Outlook Christian Church will offer coed youth flag football and volleyball.

Flag football is for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Volleyball is for children in third through eighth grades.

Register online at

Cost is $85 for one player. Discounts are available for two or more siblings.

Register by Aug. 3 for $75. Registration for both sports ends Aug. 30.

Practices begin Aug. 31, with games beginning Sept. 5.

For more information contact the church office at 317-335-6815.

Summer fundraiser set to assist 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 barbecue 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 nonperishable 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 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 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

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.

Information: 709-3808.

St. Thomas Festival Weekend upcoming

FORTVILLE — The St. Thomas Festival Weekend is scheduled for Friday 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 tour.

Proceeds from the weekend benefit the church.

‘Godly Man’ study continues at New Life

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:

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