The Bulletin – August 10

Mothers of Preschoolers plans a kickoff carnival Aug. 16. [email protected]

Mothers group kicks off with carnival

GREENFIELD — Mothers of Preschoolers will have a carnival from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 16 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road.

It will feature a bounce house, sensory play, food and prizes.

Brandywine MOPS is a chapter of MOPS International. It offers friendship and support to women with children from birth to kindergarten. Expectant mothers are also welcome.

Through the year, meetings include food, speakers, games, friends, prayer, crafts and community service projects. Childcare is available and includes age-appropriate lessons about Jesus. The first meeting is from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 30 at the church.

Mothers can learn more on Facebook at “Brandywine Indiana MOPS Welcomes You.” Or email co-coordinator Maribeth Vaughn at [email protected], or call the church at 317-462-4777.

Trinity Park plans fish fry

GREENFIELD — Trinity Park United Methodist Church will play host to a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 10) in the church’s Ministry Center.

Information:, 317-462-4303

St. John invites community to dinner, service

CUMBERLAND — St. John United Church of Christ, 11910 E. Prospect St., will serve dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Everyone is welcome.

After the meal, at 7 p.m., will be a service, “Experiencing God through Words.”

Information:, 317-894-7958

Mt. Lebanon plans fish fry

GREENFIELD — Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, 3447 S. State Road 9, will play host to a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17.

The menu will include fried fish, French fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, beverage and dessert. Hot dogs and a carryout are available. A free-will donation will be accepted, with the proceeds going to missions and special projects.

Information: 317-462-1313.

Dinner features pulled pork, corn

McCORDSVILLE — McCordsville United Methodist Church’s next community dinner is set for 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 10) at the church, 6247 W. Broadway, McCordsville.

The menu features pulled pork and fresh corn along with salads and desserts.

Free-will offerings are accepted from those able to make them.

The church will serve breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 17.

Information: 317-335-3705;

Duo to play concert in Knightstown

KNIGHTSTOWN — The Bethel Arts Series of Bethel Presbyterian Church will present Brian and Molly Wallen in concert at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 25. The church is located at 112 S. Franklin St., Knightstown.

The Wallens have taken their close-knit harmony vocals across the United State and abroad at events such as the Telluride Blues Fest.

Originally from Kentucky, Molly Wallen is a classically trained vocalist and percussionist with experience in opera and bluegrass alike. Hoosier guitarist/vocalist Brian Keith Wallen won second in the 2015 International Blues Challenge and was also named “Artist of the Year” by the Starr-Gennett Foundation.

“Incorporating elements of blues, bluegrass, country, and folk, their combined influences range from acoustic favorites such as Chris Stapleton and John Prine to the guitar-driven blues of John Mayer and Bonnie Raitt,” according to the duo’s website (

A freewill offering will be received for the performers.

Auto show events planned

McCORDSVILLE — Cars and Coffee, an event that offers people coffee, donuts and social/networking opportunities, is planned for several mornings this summer at Outlook Christian Church, 6531 N. County Road 600W, McCordsville.

People are welcome to attend with or without a car to show.

Remaining events are scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 10 and Aug. 24.

For more details, contact Scott McCain at 317-281-7695 or [email protected] or Josh Shearer at 317-714-0986 or [email protected].

Family Night features guest speaker

GREENFIELD — Family Night features a pitch-in at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at Curry’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 3488 N. County Road 375E.

Guest speaker will be television meteorologist Randy Ollis.

Harvest of Talents to raise money to feed hungry

FORTVILLE — The third annual Harvest of Talents fundraiser is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at Fortville Christian Church, 9450 N. County Road 200W.

Decor, furniture and other items will be for sale. Live and silent auctions are also planned.

Breakfast will be available at 9 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Car show registration runs from 9 a.m. to noon, with awards given at 3 p.m. Entry fee is $20. Deadline is Aug. 30.

Information: 317-485-4934;