Concert celebrates Reformation

GREENFIELD — This month many Protestant churches celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation. St. James Lutheran Church (NALC) will have a piano recital on the works of Frederic Chopin and a Reformation hymn singalong accompanied by organ at 7 p.m. tonight at the church, 1741 S. State St., Greenfield.

Pianist Drew Pace also is an organist and composer. He holds a master’s of music in organ performance from the Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. He has performed around the United States with various symphonies. As a commissioned composer, he and his works have been featured and performed at festivals and concerts.

Eat pulled pork, help disaster relief

MOHAWK — A pulled pork dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Mohawk United Methodist Church, 2045 W. County Road 400N, Greenfield.

The meal also features applesauce, potato salad, coleslaw, apple crisp and a drink. Hot dogs and chips are also available.

Donations will be accepted, with all proceeds going to support disaster response efforts through the United Methodist Committee on Relief.

Information: 317-326-2460,

Ham and beans support outreach

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Charlottesville Friends Church’s annual ham and bean and vegetable soup dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Charlottesville Community Building.

The menu includes ham and beans, vegetable soup, cornbread, homemade pies and cookies, and coffee, tea or lemonade.

All funds derived from the dinner will go to the church’s Christmas outreach program.

Fashion show to aid First Presbyterian

GREENFIELD — A fashion show featuring Melva’s Fashions is set for 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 116 W. South St. Donations will be accepted to support the church.


Righteous Oaks to serve chili

WILKINSON — Righteous Oaks Baptist Church will serve its eighth annual free chili supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the church, 8356 N. State Road 109.

All donations will be used to buy Thanksgiving baskets for families in need.

For more information, call 765-785-2858.

Pork dinner, craft, bake sale slated

FORTVILLE — Fortville United Methodist Women will present a crafts and bake sale, along with a pulled pork dinner, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Fortville United Methodist Church, 125 E. Staat St.

Dinner by Rollin’ Smoke BBQ is $10 and features a pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, corn casserole, cole slaw and dessert. A children’s meal — hot dog, chips, applesauce and drink — is available for $5.

‘Surviving Holidays’ addresses grief

GREENFIELD — Amity United Methodist Church will present the grief seminar “Surviving the Holidays” at 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at the church, 6042 W. County Road 100N.

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

McCordsville church to serve breakfast

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church’s next community breakfast is set for 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at the church, 6247 W. Broadway St., McCordsville.

Mt. Lebanon to show ‘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.

Buy crafts to help others stay warm

MT. COMFORT — A craft fair is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at Amity United Methodist Church, 6042 W. County Road 100N, Greenfield. Among the items for sale will be local honey, as well as honey soap and lotion; fishing lures; and the work of a wood cutter.

Proceeds from the craft fair goes toward materials for blankets made by the church’s Hands of Love ministry.

The Hands of Love group has handed out more than 450 adult blankets since the ministry began two years ago. Many are given away at cancer centers at Hancock Regional Hospital and Community Hospital. Others have gone to ALS patients, those who’ve had a stroke, people receiving dialysis, veterans, food banks and people without visitors in nursing homes. The group also has given out 125 baby blankets, many of them for a baby shower at the women’s prison.

Hands of Love got started with a grant from the church and has the annual craft fair to raise money for fleece and yarn, stretching those dollars by waiting for sales and using coupons.