Church set for annual Mission Celebration

GREENFIELD — Trinity Park United Methodist Church’s annual two-day Mission Celebration begins Saturday (Sept. 23) at the church, 207 W. Park Ave., Greenfield. The annual celebration is a peek into different kinds of outreach happening both around the world and close to home.

Baby-sitting is provided for all services. Here is the celebration schedule:

Sept. 23

6 p.m. — Taste of Greenfield, featuring special dishes from Greenfield-area restaurants, in the Ministry Center

7 p.m. — Service in the Ministry Center with the Rev. John Muehleisen, missionary to Uganda, speaking and Water In2 Wine singing

7 p.m. — JAM (Jesus and Me) and Junior Worship in Room 11, featuring Mark and Bev Donahue, missionaries to Paraguay

Sept. 24

9 and 11:15 a.m. — Services with Muehleisen speaking and Water In2 Wine singing

10:15 a.m. — Sunday School; Mark and Bev Donahue, missionaries to Paraguay, will meet with older youth and adults

11:15 a.m. — JAM and Junior Worship in Room 11 with Mark and Bev Donahue

After 11:15 a.m. service — Catered dinner in the Ministry Center with everything provided

4 to 6 p.m. — Junior high and high school Youth Missions Night with Jen Robbins, Cru staff member at Ball State University, in the Ministry Center

Get acquainted over food, games at church

GREENFIELD — Evangel Christian Church presents “Hello, Greenfield!” from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the church, 1221 E. Main St.

It will feature free food, games, prizes, bounce houses, vendor booths and more. Admission is free.


Farmer featured in ‘Food Inc.’ to speak

NEW PALESTINE — Joel Salatin, a farmer who speaks about organic farming, eating and creation care, will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at the New Palestine High School auditorium.

The event will be free and open to the public. Salatin was featured in the documentary “Food Inc.” and in the book “The Omnivore’s Dilemma.”

Curry’s Chapel Homecoming set

GREENFIELD — Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming during a service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 3488 N. County Road 375E. A pitch-in meal will follow the service.

Information: Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church on Facebook

Willow Branch church plans Harvest Dinner

WILLOW BRANCH — Willow Branch United Methodist Church will serve its Harvest Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the church, 6244 N. Thomas St.

Information: willow; 317-326-2502.

Gospel sing set in Knightstown

KNIGHTSTOWN — The Cross Carriers will share music as part of the monthly gospel sing at 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at Knightstown Church of God, 405 North St., Knightstown.

Information: 317-936-5849; 765-345-7442

Need the perfect gift, decor? Try craft fair

NEW PALESTINE — The New Palestine United Methodist Women’s Group is organizing a “94 Days Until Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair” set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 S. County Road 500W, New Palestine. This is a free event, and all are welcome.

Nameless Creek plans Harvest Dinner

GREENFIELD — Nameless Creek Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will have its Harvest Dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the church, 3856 N. County Road 800E.

Information: Nameless Creek Christian Church (NCCC) on Facebook; 765-785-2953, 317-326-2502

Church prepares for ‘wild game’ dinner

FORTVILLE — Fortville Church of the Nazarene plans its 11th annual Wild Game Dinner on Saturday (Sept. 23).

Typical and non-typical deer scoring will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. From 4 to 5 p.m., the doors open with archery and appetizers. At 5 p.m. there will be a carry-in dinner and giveaways. A speaker and mini-concert are planned for 7 p.m.

The speaker this year is Mark Ledford, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Westerfield, Ohio.

He is an avid hunter, landing a 26-point Ohio Booner Buck in November 2013, measuring 222 gross nontypical and netted 216.

Mark Vice, a musician and singer from Bedford, will perform a mini-concert.

The carry-in dinner will include a variety of wild game.

Everyone is asked to bring a side dish in a disposable container. Suggested sides include: salads, desserts, dinner rolls, appetizers, veggie platter and cheese platter.

Following the program at 7 p.m., door prizes will be given away. People must be 18 to enter for the door prizes and be present to win.

This event is sponsored by the church’s men’s ministry.

For more details, contact Mike Huff at 317-903-0072 or the church at 317-485-6443.

The church is located at 701 S. Maple St., Fortville.