The Bulletin – October 17

Mohawk hog roast to benefit missions

MOHAWK — Mohawk United Methodist Church will serve pulled pork with potato salad, coleslaw, applesauce, apple crisp and beverage from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24. An offering will be accepted for missions.

McCordsville church to serve breakfast

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church’s last Fourth Saturday Community Breakfast of the year is set for 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 24. Breakfast favorites will be prepared by the United Methodist Men. An offering for the meal will benefit the church.

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.

Blood drive slated in McCordsville

McCORDSVILLE — A blood drive will run from 10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Oct. 25 at McCordsville United Methodist Church. Call Kathleen VanCleave at 317-441-4608 for more details or to schedule an appointment to donate blood.

Chicken noodle dinner set for Curry’s Chapel

GREENFIELD — Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church will serve a chicken noodle dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 24.

Concert duo to play classics, folk tunes

IRVINGTON — Irvington Presbyterian Church will present a free concert by Avanti Duo at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at 55 Johnson Ave.

Nancy Burriss on piano and Jillian Chrisman on violin will play selections from light classics, hymns, pop standards, American folk favorites and Broadway tunes. Two of their favorites are “Danny Boy” and “Moon River.”

A pizza reception follows. For information, call 317-356-7225 or see

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.

Fish fry to raise money to build homes

IRVINGTON — Irvington Presbyterian Church Fish Fry returns in conjunction with the Irvington Fall Festival on Oct. 30-31.

Food service including carryout is available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days under the big tent at 55 Johnson Ave., Indianapolis.

Baskets and a la carte menus will include fish, tenderloins, hot dogs, side dishes, soft drinks and pie.

The fish fry benefits a church project through Faith Ministries of McAllen, Texas, in which volunteers help build basic homes for the needy in Reynosa, Mexico.

For more information, call 317-356-7225 or see

New Life’s ‘Godly Man’ 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:

Tuesday: The Authority of a Godly Man

Nov. 17: The Eternity of a Godly Man

Sign up by filling out a form at

Nameless Creek dinner proceeds to benefit charity

GREENFIELD — Nameless Creek Christian Church’s annual Harvest Dinner is set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. today 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. A free-will offering will be accepted.

Proceeds will go to charity.

Dominican pastor slated to sing at Fortville church

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 Thomas sing Spanish Christian music.

Youth sports organization offers basketball workshop

McCORDSVILLE — Children can learn the fundamentals of basketball in an encouraging environment. Outlook Youth Sports uses simple rules focused on fun and learning fundamentals.

Teams are available for kindergartners through eighth-graders. Registration for the league at Outlook Christian Church runs from Oct. 24 to Dec. 21. Practices begin in January.

Cost is $85 for one player; early registration is available for $75 per player through Nov. 14. Cost is $80 each for two players and $75 for three or more players.

For more information about the league, go to or call 317-335-6815.