New Life church to present musical

FORTVILLE — A musical, “The Christmas S.O.C.C.E.R. Team,” will be presented in the 8:55 and 10:35 a.m. services Sunday at New Life Christian Fellowship, 1574 W. State Road 234.

Buck Creek choir plans performance

CUMBERLAND — Buck Creek Praise Choir will present the mini musical “Heaven’s Child” at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 18 at Buck Creek Baptist Church, 135 S. Muessing.

Free community dinner is hosted by church

CUMBERLAND — A free community dinner will be served from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. John United Church of Christ, 11910 E. Prospect St.

For more information, visit or the church’s Facebook page, or call the church office at 317-894-7958.

Bloodmobile accepting donations at church

GREENFIELD — Indiana Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will accept donations from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at Bradley United Methodist Church parking lot, 210 W. Main St. Visit to schedule an appointment, or call the church office at 317-462-2662. Walk-in donors are also welcome.

Church bazaar features holiday gifts, treats

McCORDSVILLE — A holiday bazaar runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway.

Handmade gifts and treats from local artisans and vendors will be available.

Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A free-will offering will benefit the church.

For information, call 317-695-0472 or visit

Gospel group will sing at Curry Chapel

GREENFIELD — The Sinclairs will share music in a 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 3488 N. County Road 375E.

Santa Claus is coming to New Palestine

NEW PALESTINE — Breakfast with Santa Claus is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Community Christian Church, 3123 S. County Road 500W, New Palestine.

The event features breakfast, a bake sale, a silent auction, vendors, crafts and lunch. Photos with Santa are available from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Tickets are $4 per adult/child older than 2. Tickets are $5 at the door. Ticket price includes a 4×6-inch picture with Santa Claus.

Information: 317-861-5407 or see

Band, dance troupe present celebration

GREENFIELD — Christmastide Celebration will be presented by Brandywine Wind Band & Jazz Band, along with Wilkerson Dance Studio, at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 W. Park Ave.

The theme of this year’s celebration is Christmas Past. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or online at

Musical unveils real story of Christmas

NEW PALESTINE — Community Christian Church presents “Christmas in Black and White,” a musical for all ages about discovering the real story of Christmas, at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 18 at the church, 3123 S. County Road 500W. For information, call 317-861-5407 or see

Christmas cantata is Dec. 18

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at the church, 6247 W. Broadway.

Second Saturdays meets today

FORTVILLE — Fortville Church of the Nazarene’s Second Saturdays is a community event that takes place today 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 317-485-6443.

Weight-loss class offers free preview

GREENFIELD — Park Chapel Christian Church offers a free TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) weight-loss class to new attendees. The class meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road.