The Bulletin – August 31

Kathy Oden (left) and Shirley VeHorn, both of Greenfield, shop at Fortville Christian Church’s first Harvest of Talents event in 2017. Scott Slade | Daily Reporter/

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.

Information: 317-485-4934;

Revival services start Sept. 8

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Lance Stevens will speak in revival services Sept. 8-11 at Charlottesville Friends Church, 6481 E. County Road 100S.

Services are at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8, and 7 p.m. Sept. 8-11.

Cathy Harris will share music.

Lord’s Acre to restore stained glass windows

McCORDSVILLE — The Lord’s Acre Family Festival runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 and from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at McCordsville United Methodist Church, 6247 W. Broadway, McCordsville.

Group 541 will entertain Sept. 13.

Saturday’s acts are:

noon: Larry Huston

1:15 p.m.: Matt McClintick

2:30 p.m.: Hearts Ablaze Clogging Team

4 p.m.: Silly Safaris animal show

5:15 p.m. McCordsville UMC Worship Band

Fish tacos, sweet corn hush puppies, blueberry pie and pumpkin pie have been added to the traditional fish fry menu.

Face painting, a bounce house, vendor booths and silent auction are also part of the plans.

The festival began in 1952 to raise funds for a new parsonage. The name came from farmers pledging the proceeds from an acre’s crops, though other non-farming members devised their own plans to contribute.

Proceeds from this year’s festival will go toward repairing and restoring stained glass windows at the church.

Information: 317-335-3705,

Pulled pork dinner is Sept. 27

FORTVILLE — Fortville United Methodist Women plan a pulled pork dinner and crafts and bake sale from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Fortville United Methodist Church, 125 E. Staat St.

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

Information:, 317-485-5418

Next Willow Branch dinner will be in spring

WILLOW BRANCH — Willow Branch United Methodist Church will not have a fall dinner in September this year.

The church does, however, have plans for a spring dinner on April 25, 2020.

Information:, 317-326-2502