The Bulletin – October 15

Chicken noodle dinner slated

GREENFIELD — Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church will serve a chicken and noodle dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the church, 3488 N. County Road 375E.

The menu features chicken, noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, rolls and desserts.

Donations will be accepted for the scholarship fund. For more information, call 317-326-2386 or see

Ham and bean dinner offers way to help

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Dine on ham and beans, homemade vegetable soup and cornbread; in exchange, consider donating to help a family in need this Christmas.

The annual dinner, sponsored by Charlottesville Friends Church, will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Charlottesville Lions Club Community Building, 10165 E. County Road 25N.

The menu also includes homemade pies and cookies, coffee, tea and lemonade.

Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to the church’s Christmas Outreach Program.

St. John invites residents to dinner

CUMBERLAND — St. John United Church of Christ will serve its next community Third Thursday Dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, 11910 E. Prospect St. Everyone is welcome. For more information, see or call 317-894-7958.

Fall Fest includes meal, yard sale, flu shots

GREENFIELD — Trinity Park United Methodist Church’s annual Fall Festival is today. A yard sale runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in front of church with a community meal served in Gibbs Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring soups, breads, crackers, desserts for a free-will offering. Free flu shots from Hancock County Health Department will be available from 9 a.m. to noon in the church lounge (Room 1). For more information, call the church at 317-462-4303 or check the website at

Tickets available for Germanfest event

GREENFIELD — Faith Lutheran Church’s Germanfest is Oct. 22. Dinner is served from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the church, 200 W. McKenzie Rd. The preschool children will sing at 7 p.m. Ticket forms are available in the Narthex or can be purchased at the door for $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6 to 12, and $2 for children ages 3 to 5. Tickets are free for children 2 and under. The menu features pork, hot dogs, brats, sauerkraut, German potato salad, green bean, applesauce and desserts. This is the main fundraiser for the preschool.

For more information, see or call 317-462-4609.

Harvest Dinner coming at Nameless Creek

GREENFIELD — Nameless Creek Christian Church’s annual Harvest Dinner is set for 4 to 6:30 p.m. today 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.

Eat chili, help others

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.

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.

Major League player will talk about faith

GREENFIELD — Justin and Meryl Masterson will share their experiences and faith in Jesus Christ at World Renewal International’s 30-year anniversary “Sweet Victory Mission Celebration” at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road.

Justin Masterson is a 2013 All-Star pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, having pitched also for the Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals.

Masterson, who was born in Jamaica while his parents were missionaries, became just the third player in MLB history to defeat both reigning Cy Young winners in the same season, and the first to do so in his first two starts of the season.

Meryl Masterson’s parents were founding board members of World Renewal International, a Hancock County-based humanitarian organization establishing schools, churches, orphanages and child feeding programs in more than 30 countries globally.

Everyone is invited for free admission and desert and to celebrate World Renewal’s 30-year anniversary. For more information, see or call 317-467-9899.

Messianic Jewish group to celebrate

INDIANAPOLIS — Messianic Jewish Congregation Shaarey Yeshua invites you to celebrate Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 in the larger shelter of Broad Ripple Park, 1550 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis. The group will build a sukkah, a temporary hut that’s been part of the feast through the years. Live music, singing, dancing, kosher hot dogs, kugel, and an “Ask the Rabbi” booth will also be part of the event. Admission is free. For more information, call 317-202-0789 or see

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 or visit