Reset clock to make it to church at right time
Those heading to houses of worship Sunday are reminded to set their clocks back one hour before going to sleep tonight, as daylight saving time ends at midnight.
Veterans Sunday to include musical
NEW PALESTINE — New Palestine United Methodist Church will pay tribute to veterans at a single service scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 in the sanctuary.
The patriotic musical “I Love This Land” will be presented by the choir and will include a children’s choir.
The focus of this day is to reach out to the community, especially to veterans.
Following the service, there will be an all-church pitch-in dinner, with the hope that guests will stay to share the meal, make some connections and enjoy each other enough to return.
New Palestine United Methodist Church is at 3565 S. County Road 500W.
Women’s luncheon features auction
GREENFIELD — Greenfield Christian Women’s Club Luncheon is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at Ninestar, 2243 E. Main St. The buffet opens at 11:45 a.m.; cost is $10 inclusive.
The theme of the gathering is holiday fare. Wreaths, swags, centerpieces, baked goods and plants will be up for bids in a holiday auction.
Speaker Jean Schaffer will discuss “Winning the Game.”
For reservations call Melissa at 861-8687 or Lynette at 308-1354 by Friday. Reservations should be honored, canceled or transferred.
The luncheon series is affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.
Seminar to focus on grief during holidays
NEW PALESTINE — Zion Lutheran Church is sponsoring a seminar to help people who face intense grief during the holiday season.
“Griefshare — Surviving the Holidays” features video instruction and group discussion designed to be warm, encouraging and helpful. It’s set for 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12 and is open to all in the community.
Watch a 40-minute video, filled with practical tips on how to survive the holidays.
Hear from others who are dealing with grief this holiday season.
Have the opportunity to share how grief is affecting them.
Receive a personal Holiday Survival Guide.
Learn it’s OK to take care of oneself above perceived social obligations.
Have the chance to achieve a sense of hope and healing.
The church is at 6513 W. County Road 300S, New Palestine.
For more details, contact Pastor Jason Taylor at pastorjasontaylor.comcast.net or visit zionnewpal.org.
Dinner to help fund meals for those in need
WILKINSON — A free chili supper runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Righteous Oaks Baptist Church, 8356 N. State Road 109. All donations will go toward buying Thanksgiving meals for families in need. For more information, call 765-785-2858.
Bazaar, turkey dinner planned in Shirley
SHIRLEY — A fall bazaar is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist Church.
Booths will include home-baked goods, crafts and candy.
A turkey and dressing dinner is available for $6 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Silent auction bids will be collected for a homemade hourglass pattern quilt.
Feast of Plenty seeks volunteers
GREENFIELD — The 10th annual Feast of Plenty Community Outreach Thanksgiving Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The event is sponsored by area churches, businesses and volunteers. You can help by donating food and/or time to provide a free Thanksgiving dinner to people in the community.
Organizers need donations of cooked food, canned goods for bags of groceries that will be sent home with families at the dinner, and help with setup, serving and cleanup. Find a list of items and tasks at loveinc-ghc.org/feast-of-plenty-is-coming-up.
For more information or to volunteer, call 317-335-7590.