The Bulletin – October 1

Visit Country Fair at Irvington church

IRVINGTON — Irvington Presbyterian Women present the IPC Country Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church, 55 Johnson Road, Indianapolis.

Shoppers can enjoy the rummage sale, bakery, boutique, gifts, and lunch. General admission is free. The cafeteria is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the Presbyterian Women mission projects, such as the Irvington ICAN food pantry and School 57, plus national and worldwide PWC interests.

Call 317-356-7225 or see

See torch handoff at McCordsville church

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church will be the site for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay hand-off in McCordsville as it comes from Fortville on the afternoon of Oct. 14. Games, antique cars, popcorn, a souvenir and much more is in store. Torchbearers are Mary McConnell and Max Meise.

Sugar Creek Baptist to celebrate Homecoming

BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP — Sugar Creek Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday. A service of gospel music featuring Dan Toney and Family begins at 11 a.m.

A free dinner will follow, and everyone is invited.

Those who wish to donate toward Toney’s ministry will have that opportunity.

Women’s group prepares pork chops

FORTVILLE — The United Methodist Women of Fortville United Methodist Church have scheduled a pork dinner, craft bazaar and bake sale for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The menu for the dinner will include a pork chop or pork burger, baked potato, green beans, coleslaw, desserts and a drink. The cost will be $9.

The church is located at 125 E. Staat St., Fortville. The church’s Friendship Hall is accessible to people with disabilities at the lower-level west entrance.

Gospel sing is Oct. 22 in Knightstown

KNIGHTSTOWN — Larry Waters and Lifeboat will sing at 6 p.m. Oct. 22 at Knightstown Church of God, 405 North St., as part of the monthly gospel sing at the church. Call 765-345-7466.

Youth hope to set blanket fort record

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Christian Church’s youth group is attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest blanket fort. The build is being done as part of a service project to collect blankets for area homeless shelters and to raise awareness of homelessness in central Indiana.

The youth are trying to collect 300+ blankets by the end of October. Their world record build attempt will be Oct. 29 in the church parking lot, 23 N. East St. (Rain date will be Oct. 30.)

After the build attempt, all blankets collected will be distributed to shelters: Hancock Hope House in Greenfield, Alternatives in Anderson, Dayspring Center in Indianapolis and Hancock County Animal Control in Greenfield.

If you have questions, call the church at 317-462-6348.