Recording artist to visit Trinity Park
GREENFIELD — Nashville recording artist Darla McFadden will appear during 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. services Sunday at Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 W. Park Ave.
The public is invited to these services of gospel music and personal testimony. McFadden has traveled the United States for 24 years. Her latest musical project is titled “Crossroads.”
For more information, go to trinitypark.net or call 317-462-4303.
Conference helps leaders to find healing
GREENFIELD — World Renewal International presents AWARE, a conference focused on healing for specific issues and behaviors from past events in one’s life that may affect one’s ability to love and connect with God and others.
The conference runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 30 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road.
Tony Wheeler of the Blessing Institute recently presented the conference material to faculty at Moody Bible Institute in in-service training before the fall semester. Wheeler is director of the master of arts in family ministries program for Barclay College.
While the conference is designed for ministry and organizational leaders, it is open to the public. The fee is $30. For more information, call 317-467-9899.
Parish nurse attends Houston health summit
HOUSTON — Sherry McIntyre was among 150 pastors, nurses, doctors, missionaries, health care providers, deaconesses and others attending the United Methodist Church’s U.S. Health Summit Sept. 8 to 10 in Houston.
McIntyre is faith community nurse (sometimes also referred to as a parish nurse) for Amity United Methodist Church in Greenfield. These nurses are licensed registered nurses who promote health education in a congregational context.
The initiative was a joint effort of the denomination’s General Board of Global Ministries, the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits, and Wesley Theological Seminary. The summit was hosted and co-sponsored by Houston Methodist and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.
Fall festival, yard sale planned at Trinity Park
GREENFIELD — Trinity Park United Methodist Church will have a fall festival and yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in front of the church, 207 W. Park Ave. in Greenfield. A luncheon runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, go to trinitypark.net or call 317-462-4303.
Dinner to support scholarships
GREENFIELD — Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church will serve its fall chicken and noodle dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, 3488 N. County Road 375E.
The menu features chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, relish tray, rolls, desserts and drinks.
An offering will support the church’s scholarship fund. Members also will sell homemade noodles and Rada knives.
Soup dinner to benefit Christmas outreach
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Charlottesville Friends Church will serve its annual ham, beans and vegetable soup dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Charlottesville Community Building.
Church members will serve ham and beans, vegetable soup, cornbread, homemade pies and cookies, and coffee, tea and lemonade.
All funds derived from the dinner will benefit the church’s Christmas outreach program.
Families can offer children safe haven
GREENFIELD — Safe Families for Children is forming a network of churches in Hancock County and needs volunteers in a variety of roles.
The network, part of a national movement, provides safe, loving homes where parents may voluntarily have their children cared for while they seek to restore stability in their lives. The program is dedicated to family support, stabilization and child abuse prevention.
Founded in Indianapolis in 2008, Safe Families for Children has partnered with local community agencies, churches and volunteer families, as well as government organizations, in more than 50 national sites.
Training for host families and case coaches is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 31 at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road. Lunch will be provided.
To RSVP for either of these training sessions, call 317-468-6300.
All creatures welcome to attend pet blessing
BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP — A pet blessing is set for 2 to 4 p.m. today at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, in the shelter behind the church. There will be treat bags for the pets. Everyone is welcome to bring their pet.
Nameless Creek Harvest Dinner approaches
GREENFIELD — Nameless Creek Christian Church’s annual Harvest Dinner is set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the church.
The menu features a choice of pork loin or turkey breast with green beans, real mashed potatoes, corn, salads, rolls and homemade desserts. An offering will be accepted.
Proceeds will go to charity.
Dominican pastor to sing in Fortville
FORTVILLE — Pastor Gregorio Thomas of the Dominican Republic will visit Fortville this month. Fortville Christian Church will have a meet and greet at 7 p.m. Oct. 24.
Those who go can view all the church’s mission displays, have refreshments and hear Gregorio sing Spanish Christian music.