The Bulletin for Feb. 24

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Evangelist Lia Matthews moves parishioners with her sermon while members gather to praise during a recent service at the United Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ’s annual National Youth Conference at Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Greenfield on Friday, March 18, 2022. She’ll be the speaker for the 2024 gathering, too.

Youth Conference kicks off March 15

GREENFIELD — The United Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ’s 35th annual National Youth Conference is set for March 15-16 at Apostolic Pentecostal Church.

“His Voice” is this year’s theme. Lia Matthews will be the speaker in services at 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 4 p.m. March 16.

Sandi Martt will be featured in the service at 11 a.m. March 16. The breakout session takes place at 2 p.m. March 16.

The church is located at 1202 E. Fifth St.

Information: apcgi.org

Missions Breakfast is March 9

MT. COMFORT — Missions Breakfast is set for 8:30-10:30 a.m. March 9 at Mt. Comfort Church’s Mt. Comfort Campus, 3179 N. County Road 600W, Greenfield.

Nine organizations have been invited to lead informational breakout sessions so people can be aware of these organizations and learn how to get involved.

Information: mtcomfortchurch.com

Loss of a Spouse program offers support

KNIGHTSTOWN — Loss of a Spouse is a one-time, 2-hour stand-alone program. It will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon March 16 in the Friends Center at Knightstown Friends Church. Those grieving the death of their spouse or partner are welcome, regardless of how recently or long ago the death occurred.

It covers topics such as:

-Should I be surprised by my grief reactions?

-What’s going on with my body?

-Why does my grief come out of nowhere?

-What if I can’t stop crying?

-Is it OK if I don’t cry?

-Can I be honest with God?

More topics are offered that deal with moving forward into a “new normal” after a loss. This one-time program is similar to the regular 13-week GriefShare format and includes a booklet, video and discussion. The video features interviews with counselors, grief experts, and widowed men and women.

Registration is available at Griefshare.org. Enter the zip code 46148 and choose the Knightstown Friends group. Walk-ins are welcome, and supportive friends or family members are encouraged to bring or accompany the bereaved individual.

Cost is $5 if one wishes to keep the booklet.

Call Jennifer Cochrane for more information at 317-696-0785.

8:28 Retreat aims to empower

McCORDSVILLE — The next 8:28 Retreat is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 8 at Heartland Church in Fishers.

Jill O’Boyle of McCordsville leads the retreats to help other women embrace their potential, believing others feel the same exhaustion and overwhelm she once did.

Tickets (available on Eventbrite) are $95 and include breakfast, lunch, an on-purpose assessment and workbook. Learn more at jilloboyle.com.

Personal care items sought

GREENFIELD — In support of Love INC and the local community, St. James Lutheran Church is a collection and distribution spot for household and personal care items to those in need. It is always collecting paper products, hygiene products, laundry soap, cleaning supplies and personal care supplies for this the H2O Ministry. The church is located at 1741 S. State St.