New Palestine church celebrates with games

This weekend, the Golden Jubilee Celebration is taking place at New Palestine United Methodist Church, marking the 50th anniversary of the building and the 10th anniversary of the Community Ministry Center.

Today, inflatables, beach volleyball, and games begin at 2 p.m. A hog roast dinner begins at 5 p.m., followed by face painting, balloon animals and a 7:40 p.m. concert by Quest.

Sunday, the church will celebrate in a single service at 10 a.m. marking World Communion Sunday. A cake and punch reception will follow.

For more information, or to RSVP for the hog roast, visit

Get acquainted over food, games at church

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

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


Willow Branch church plans Harvest Dinner

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

Information:; 317-326-2502.

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

GermanFest coming to Zion Lutheran

NEW PALESTINE — Zion Lutheran Church and School’s 42nd annual GermanFest is set for Oct. 7 at Zion, 6513 W. County Road 300S.

It will feature German food, a beanbag toss competition, Touch a Truck, entertainment and music.

Lunch will be served a la carte from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An all-you-can-eat dinner served from 4 to 8 p.m. will include sauerbraten, ribs and kraut, ham, green beans, German potato salad, brats and wieners, potato pancakes, pretzels and desserts. Cost is $15 for adults and $6 for children.

Knightstown church plans music, food

KNIGHTSTOWN — Knightstown Friends Church, 214 E. Brown St., plans a block party at 5 p.m. today. “Better Day” will sing, followed by Zion’s Joy, a group of contemporary gospel singers.

A spiritual renewal service begins at 6 p.m. The message will be “Offensiveness of the Cross.” Robin Richey and Marilyn Wicker will share music.

Free-will offerings will be accepted at the concert and service.

A pulled pork dinner will be for sale from 5 to 7 p.m. or while supply lasts.

Those who go are asked to bring chairs. If it rains, the concert will move inside the church.

Women’s group plans bazaar with food, fun

IRVINGTON — Irvington Presbyterian Women will play host to the Irvington Presbyterian Church Country Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at the church, 55 Johnson Road, Indianapolis.

Shoppers can enjoy the rummage sale, bakery and lunch. The gift basket raffle, with themed baskets containing gift certificates, food items, and/or other gifts, is another favorite. Raffle tickets are $2 each, 3 for $5, or 8 for $10. Winners need not be present for the drawing. Tickets will be on sale at the church office. General admission is free.

The cafeteria is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New this year is the silent auction of six beautifully framed historical Irvington Halloween Festival posters. Posters are on display for bidding at the church from Oct. 1 to 7. The starting bid is $20, and bids conclude at 1 p.m. Oct. 7.

Proceeds benefit the Presbyterian Women mission projects, such as the Irvington ICAN food pantry and School 57, plus national and worldwide PWC interests.

Call 317-356-7225 or see

Mt. Lebanon to show ‘The Shack’ at church

GREENFIELD — Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, will offer a free chili supper and movie night on Nov. 4.

Chili and peanut-butter-and-honey sandwiches will be served at 5:30 p.m. The movie “The Shack” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.