The Bulletin – August 5

St. Thomas Festival weekend continues

FORTVILLE — The 35th annual St. Thomas Festival began Friday and continues from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 5) at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 523 S. Merrill St.

Today’s events feature a homemade chicken and noodles dinner and desserts, ice cream, children’s games, live music, bingo, a blood drive, silent auction, lemon shake-ups, a farmers market and church tours.

There is no admission charge, but people pay for their food, games, raffle tickets and bingo. There will be raffles for $2,500 in prizes, including a handmade quilt rack.

Proceeds benefit the church.

Information: stthomas fortville.com; 317-485-5102

McCordsville church serves up pulled pork

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church will serve a community dinner featuring pulled pork and fresh corn from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at the church, 6247 W. Broadway.

Information: mccordsville umc.org; 317-335-3705

Touch a Truck returns for kids

MT. COMFORT — Harvest Church’s fourth annual Touch A Truck event is set for noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 19. This is a free, family-friendly event for the community, with free food, face-painting, crafts, games and trucks/tractors to explore. There will be many trucks and tractors on display. Kids can climb aboard, honk the horns, sit in the driver’s seat and more. This event will take place at the church, 6107 W. Airport Blvd. in Mt. Comfort (across from Indianapolis Regional Airport).

Get entertainment, info at open house

GREENFIELD — Mothers of young children are invited to attend an open house 10 a.m. to noon Friday to learn about the Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) program of Brandywine Community Church.

The event includes free bounce houses, snacks and art projects for children and moms who want to learn about MOPS, a fellowship of mothers from pregnancy through kindergarten. The open house is at the church, 1551 E. New Road.

Information: Coordinator Bethany Bruner, 765-376-9218, bethanybruner@gmail.com; Brandywine Indiana MOPS Welcomes You on Facebook

Mt. Lebanon church plans annual fish fry

GREENFIELD — Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, will serve its annual fish fry from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 19.

The menu will include fried fish, fries, hush puppies, baked beans, slaw, desserts and beverages. Hot dogs and carry-out also will be available.

Donations will be accepted, with proceeds used for missions and special projects.

Information: 317-462-1313; mtlebanonumc.net

YouTube stars coming for dinner

CARTHAGE — Danny and Kristin Adams, the couple behind the online “Laughter is the Best Medicine” videos, will be featured at a dinner at 6 p.m. Aug. 19 at Carthage Community Church.

Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple. Send email to grousewi@yahoo.com with “tickets” in the subject line, or call 317-440-2783.

The church is located at 511 E. Second St., Carthage.

Gospel quartet performs at Mt. Lebanon

GREENFIELD — Blessed Truth Gospel Quartet will perform during part of the worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17 at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, Greenfield.

Blessed Truth is made up of Richard Luke from Greenfield, Norm Sill from Lebanon, Ralph Calvert of Avon and Jim Thompson of Zionsville. Combined, Blessed Truth members have 144 years of experience in the gospel music industry.

Awards include being named No. 1 group in the Gospel Music Association in Indiana in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

An offering will be taken at the close of the service.

Information: mtlebanonumc.net; 317-462-1313