The Bulletin – October 8

Fall Festival includes meal, yard sale

GREENFIELD — Trinity Park United Methodist Church’s Fall Festival is set for Oct. 15. A yard sale runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a community meal will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 462-4303 or see trinitypark.net.

Safety training designed for churches

GREENFIELD — Indiana State Police Sergeant John Perrine will share with churches what to do in the event of an active shooter incident. Trinity Park United Methodist Church is welcoming him from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7. He spoke with the church’s council in the spring, and it decided to invite him back to share his expertise with the community.

The church is located at 207 W. Park Ave. For more information, call 317-462-4303.

Eat chili, help other families with free event

WILKINSON — Righteous Oaks Baptist Church will have its seventh annual chili supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the church, 8356 N. State Road 109.

The event is free, but donations will be accepted to buy Thanksgiving baskets for families in need.

For more information, call 765-785-2858.

See bicentennial torch handoff at 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 Friday afternoon. Games, antique cars, popcorn, a souvenir and much more is in store. Torchbearers are Mary McConnell and Max Meise.

Harvest Dinner coming at Nameless Creek

GREENFIELD — Nameless Creek Christian Church’s annual Harvest Dinner is set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the church, 3856 N. County Road 800E.

The menu features pork loin or turkey breast with green beans, real mashed potatoes, corn, salads, rolls and homemade desserts.

A free-will offering will be accepted.

Gospel sing slated for Knightstown church

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.

Session designed to help those grieving

NEW PALESTINE — Zion Lutheran Church is sponsoring a “Surviving the Holidays” seminar from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12.

The program will feature a video instruction and group discussion.

The event is designed to help people deal with the intense pain of grief during the holiday season.

The event is open to the community members.

The church is located at 6513 W. County Road 300S.

For more details, contact Pastor Jason Taylor at pastorjasontaylor.comcast.net or visit zionnewpal.org.

Second Saturdays meets today

FORTVILLE — Fortville Church of the Nazarene’s Second Saturdays is a community event that takes place every second Saturday of the month at the church, 701 S. Maple St.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the event begins at 6. The evening features games, prizes, music, food, a Bible story and fellowship for the entire family. If you have questions, call the church at 485-6443.

Motorcycle riders gather for fellowship

GREENFIELD — Members of the Crossroad Riders, the Greenfield chapter of the Christian Motorcyclist Association, meet at 9 a.m. the third Saturday of most months at Jim Dandy restaurant and also gather in warmer months to enjoy rides together.

For more information, call 317-709-3808.