Churches host halloween fun

HANCOCK COUNTY — The faith community is in on fall fun, offering food, festivals and parking lot celebrations with car trunks full of candy for trick-or-treaters. These local churches have plans:

New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 S. County Road 500W: Trunk or Treat runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided. A prize will be awarded for the best decorated vehicle trunk. New this year are a s’mores station and a Halloween craft station. For more information, call the church office at 317-861-4390 or send email to

McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway: A Halloween party is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. It’s for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Check-in begins at 5:45 p.m.; pick-up is at 8 p.m. Parents also are welcome to stay. The party will feature a costume contest (nothing too scary, organizers request), pizza, treats, games, crafts and a bounce house. Those who go are encouraged to bring a can or boxed food donation for the church food pantry. Information: or 317-335-3705.

Eden United Methodist Church, 2122 Eden Road: A fall festival runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Information: or 317-326-2212.

New Hope Nazarene Church, 52 N. County Road 500E: Trunk or Treat and a soup supper are set for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The evening will feature food, candy and a hayride. Information: or 317-462-4960.

Nameless Creek Christian Church, 3856 N. County Road 800E: A Halloween party is set for Sunday. Information: 765-785-2953.

Wilkinson Church of Christ, 7293 N. State Road 109: Fall Fling runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30. Information: or 765-781-2585.

Heather Hills Baptist Church, 1421 N. German Church Road, Cumberland: Trunk or Treat runs from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Information: or 317-894-7474.

Faith Baptist Church, 323 S. Washington St., Morristown: Trunk or Treat runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 in the parking lot. Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served. Games and candy also will be part of the event. Information: or 765-763-7657.

Calvary Baptist Church, 1450 W. Main St., Greenfield: Trunk or Treat is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31. Information: or 462-4586.

Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 W. Park Ave.: Trunk or Treat is set for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Hot dogs, hot chocolate, candy, games and more will be available. Information: or 317-462-4303.