Feast seeks volunteers, those in need of meals
GREENFIELD — The Lisa Muegge Feast of Plenty Community Outreach is set for Nov. 24, Thanksgiving Day, at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St., Greenfield.
The annual hotline is up for those wanting to receive a meal or volunteer for the event. Call 317-335-7590 and choose one of these options: 1 to volunteer, 2 for meal delivery, 3 for transportation to and from the event, and 4 (new this year) for turkey sponsorship. Families, businesses or churches can sponsor a turkey for $50.
On Nov. 23, volunteers can help with setup and pray at each place setting. Bakery rolls, pies and grocery sack itemswill be accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the 4-H Exhibit Hall.
On Nov. 24, volunteers begin packaging to-go meals at 9 a.m. for delivery. Doors open for those dining at the exhibit hall at 11 a.m., and serving continues until 3 p.m. Help with cleanup is welcome after 3 p.m. Volunteers can serve for as long or short as they wish but are asked to be flexible.
To donate toward meals, make checks payable to Feast of Plenty c/o Jeff Muegge; deposit them at Greenfield Banking Co. or mail them to 3893 S. County Road 700E, Greenfield, IN 46140.
Grocery sack items (drop off Nov. 23 or from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 24) are a jar of jelly, a jar of peanut butter, a jar of pasta sauce, a box of pasta, a bar of soap, a four-roll package of toilet paper and a small liquid laundry detergent.
Find updates at the Facebook page “Feast of Plenty Community Outreach.”
Emmy-Winning author, pastor Gulley coming
GREENFIELD — Popular author and two-time Emmy winner Philip Gulley will speak and sign copies of his latest book, “A Gathering in Hope,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 17, at the Hancock County Public Library in Greenfield.
“A Gathering in Hope” is the third novel in a new series that spins off Gulley’s critically acclaimed Harmony books about an eccentric Quaker community.
Gulley, co-pastor at Fairfield Friends Meeting in Camby, hosted the television program “Porch Talk with Phil Gulley” on the Indiana PBS affiliate WFYI, for which he received Emmys.
Register for this free event at hcplibrary.org or call 462-5141, ext. 240. This author encounter has been co-sponsored by the Friends of the Hancock County Public Library through the sale of donated books.
Holiday dinner, pianist part of Sunday plans
FORTVILLE — Pianist Huntley Brown will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Bridge Church, 611 Vitality Drive, Fortville.
After the service, the church will serve a Thanksgiving meal.
For more information, visit bridgechurchlive.org or call 317-485-4403.
Amity bazaar is today
BUCK CREEK TOWNSHIP — Amity United Methodist Church Fall Bazaar is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the church, 6042 W. County Road 100N.
Items for sale include baked goods, baby items, Christmas items, fall items, scarves, blankets, shawls, dish towels, dishrags, potholders, ornaments and more.
For more information, call 317-448-6459.
McCordsville dinner is Nov. 19
McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church will serve a community Thanksgiving dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church, 6247 W. Broadway.
Bazaar continues today
INDIANAPOLIS — The Zion United Church of Christ Bazaar has been extended to two days. It opened Friday and will be open again from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the education building at the church, 8916 E. Troy Ave. (southwest corner of South Post Road and Troy Avenue).
In addition to the more than 20 vendors, the church will have a sale of holiday items, a garage sale and — new this year — a Chinese auction (raffle).
Food will be available from vendors and the church kitchen.
Items featured by vendors include vegan soups, baked goods, mixes, jams, children’s furniture and toys, baby quilts, clothing for women and children, hand-knitted and hand-crafted items for all ages, pottery, jewelry, paintings, hardwood boxes, holiday crafts, candles, cosmetics and more.
For more information, visit www.zionuccindy.net or call 317-862-4136.
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.