‘Night in Bethlehem’ glimpse into Bible era
GREENFIELD — “Night In Bethlehem” offers a glimpse of everyday life around the time of the birth of Jesus. It runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 W. New Road. Guided tour groups head through the stations every 10 minutes or so. Stop by the potter’s shop, try your hand at weaving, and step outside to visit the manger. Information: 317-462-4777; brandywinechurch.org.
Holiday Bazaar will help fund playground
McCORDSVILLE — The Christmas Craft Bazaar is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway, McCordsville.
It will feature more than 30 vendors offering specialty goods for Christmas shopping. All vendor fees will go toward a new playground in memory of Matthew Clegg, a church member who died at the age of 7.
A soup-and-sandwich lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Information: mccordsville umc.org; 317-335-3705
Cookie walk, bazaar marks 25 years
GREENFIELD — Bradley United Methodist Women’s 25th annual cookie walk and craft bazaar will run from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 16 at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St. Homemade cookies, candy and crafts will be available.
Information: 317-462-2662; bradleyumc.org
Cookie walk to benefit missions, draw Santa
NEW PALESTINE — New Palestine United Methodist Church’s annual cookie walk is set for 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday (Dec. 9) at the church, 3565 S. County Road 500W.
Homemade specialties will be available for $6 per pound. Hot beverages, holiday crafts and gifts also will be on sale.
Santa will attend from 9 to 11 a.m. Those who go are urged to take along cameras for free photos with Santa.
Money raised will support United Methodist Women missions that focus on women’s and children’s needs locally, nationally and internationally.
Information: npumc.com; 317-861-4390
Musical set at Fortville Church of the Nazarene
FORTVILLE — The musical “Almost There” is set for 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Fortville Church of the Nazarene, 701 S. Maple St.
Information: fortville nazarene.org; 317-485-6443.
Handbell choirs to perform in New Pal
NEW PALESTINE — Handbell Ring and Share takes place at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church (ELCA), 3519 S. County Road 600W, New Palestine. Several handbell choirs from different churches come and share a few pieces of the Christmas music they’ll share at their own churches’ Christmas services. Refreshments follow.
Information: crossofgrace.org; 317-861-0977.
Christmas concert to help families in need
NEW PALESTINE — A Christmas concert is set for 6:30 p.m. Sunday at New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 S. County Road 500W. Donations will be accepted to help families in need. A cookies and punch reception will follow. Information: npumc.com or