The Bulletin for June 22


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Next concert in series is July 27

MOHAWK — The Music at Mohawk concert series continues from 6-8 p.m. July 27 with acoustic duo Patchwork outside Mohawk United Methodist Church, 2045 W. CR 400N, Greenfield.

Husband-and-wife duo Rick and Holly Garrett play guitar, fiddle, mandolin, and hammered and mountain dulcimers. They bring a mixture of traditional and contemporary folk music. They also perform oldies, gospel, bluegrass and original music.

Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn seating such as blankets or chairs, and may bring food and non-alcoholic drinks. A tip jar will be out for the audience to show appreciation and offset costs.

Concerts take place at the church’s west lawn and shelter house. Parking is available in the south church parking lot, with parking for people with disabilities west of the church.

Restrooms are available, and children can play on the church playground.

The series concludes with The Occasional Blues Band Plus on Aug. 17. Besides blues, the group also plays gospel blues, 1960s Motown and some classic rock, jazz and country.

Service set at fairgrounds

GREENFIELD — A community worship service will take place at 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the Pioneer Building at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St.

Mohawk United Methodist Church organizes the annual service. Everyone is welcome

Bible read-aloud welcomes readers

CUMBERLAND — The monthly community Bible read-aloud series continues at Heather Hills Baptist Church with the Gospel of John (chapters 8-21).

Readings will take place at noon Monday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Past Bible read-alouds have typically lasted about an hour.

Church leaders say anyone is welcome to come join in the reading, or simply listen. The church is located at 1421 N. German Church Road, Indianapolis.

Information:, 317-894-7474

Block party to offer supplies, haircuts

GREENFIELD — Realife Church plans a Back to School Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 13 at Greenfield-Central High School.

It will feature free groceries, free school supplies, free haircuts, free children’s shoes, family photos and lunch. Families will also be able to connect while children play in the Kids Zone.

The event is open to all residents of Hancock County, regardless of background or affiliation. Admission is free, and guests are encouraged to bring their families and friends to participate in the festivities.

For more information about the event or partnership opportunities, send email to [email protected].

Mohawk pastor to retire

MOHAWK — The Rev. Kerry O’Brien, pastor of Mohawk United Methodist Church, is retiring. He will preach his last sermon at the church in a service at 9 a.m. June 30. Sunday School follows at 10:15.

A retirement party will take place at 11 a.m. with a pitch-in lunch.

O’Brien had a 22-year career in sales and purchasing before becoming a pastor 27 years ago. He came to Mohawk in 2019.

Trio’s concert is July 14

GREENFIELD — Divinity Trio will be in concert at 4 p.m. July 14 at St. James Lutheran Church, 1741 S. State St.

A free-will offering will be accepted.