Southern Gospel Group Talleys to play concert

FORTVILLE — Fortville Church of the Nazarene invites the public to hear southern gospel music artists The Talleys in concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The concert is free, but an offering for their ministry will be received.

The Talleys began in 1984 and enjoyed many years of success, including a Dove Award and numerous Singing News Fan Awards. Following a three-year hiatus, the Talleys began performing together in 1996 with the current lineup of Roger, wife Debra and daughter Lauren.

Pastor Phil Edwards and the congregation invite you this concert and worship experience. All are welcome. The church is located at 701 S. Maple St. in Fortville. For more information, call 317-485-6443 or go to the church’s website at fortvil

Upbeat music, gospel group highlight of service

CUMBERLAND — Sunday is Singspiration Sunday at Buck Creek Baptist Church, 135 S. Muessing, Indianapolis. The service at 10:30 a.m. will feature congregational singing, special music from the Praise Choir and other ensembles, and the Stoner Sisters with their upbeat southern gospel music. For more information, visit or call 317-894-5001.

Bazaar features crafts, baked goods

SHIRLEY — The Fall Market Place runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist Church, 309 South St., Shirley.

It will feature booths for crafts, homemade baked goods and homemade candies and treats.

A turkey and dressing dinner will be served from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per person.

Fish fry to benefit homebuilding ministry

IRVINGTON — Fall is in the air, and the Irvington Presbyterian Church Fish Fry returns in conjunction with the Irvington Fall Festival, which began Friday and continues today. Food service including carryout is available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. under the big tent at 55 Johnson Ave., Indianapolis.

Baskets and a la carte menus will include fish, hot dogs, side dishes, soft drinks and pie.

The fish fry benefits a church project through Faith Ministries of McAllen, Texas, in which volunteers help build basic homes for the needy in Reynosa, Mexico.

For more information, call 317-356-7225 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 have collected more than 300 donated blankets. Their world record build attempt will begin at 8 a.m. today in the church parking lot, 23 N. East St. (Rain date will be Sunday.)

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.

Church to recognize veterans; donate items

CUMBERLAND — Buck Creek Baptist Church, 135 S. Muessing, Indianapolis, will recognize all military veterans attending the service at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6. A chili luncheon will follow, with donations accepted to help house homeless veterans and their families through Veterans Matter (veterans

Safety training designed for houses of worship

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.

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 who are willing to participate in the below events:

• Watch a 40-minute video that includes practical tips on how to survive the holidays.

• Hear from others in your group who are dealing with grief this holiday season.

• Have the opportunity to share how grief is affecting an individual.

• Receive a personal Holiday Survival Guide.

The program seeks to convey to people that it’s OK to take care of themselves above perceived social obligations. It also is designed to gives people in need a sense of hope and healing.

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

For more details, contact Pastor Jason Taylor at or visit

Free concert coming to Church52

INDIANAPOLIS — Disciple will play a free concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Church52 Family Worship Center, 8220 Brookville Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. Learn more at 317-861-8648 or

Christmas items for sale at upcoming bazaar

BUCK CREEK TOWNSHIP — Amity United Methodist Church Fall Bazaar is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at the church,

Items for sale include baked goods, baby items, Christmas items, fall items, scarves, blankets, shawls, dishtowels, dishrags, potholders, ornaments and more.

For more information, call 317-448-6459.