Church News, Feb. 21

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Cannelton First Baptist to show movie
CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton invites the public to attend a showing of “Paul the Apostle,” a documentary on Paul’s teachings to help better understand the life of Paul. The event will be held at 4 p.m.  Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 325 South Fourth St., in Cannelton. The movie is approximately three hours long and light refreshments will be served.
Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Lent series for adults at Catholic Ministry Center
TELL CITY – As those of the Catholic faith celebrate 50 years of Vatican, the Catholic Ministry Center in Tell City will welcome the Rev. Jeremy King, OSB, a Benedictine monk of St. Meinrad, for a Lent series for adults.
The talks will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on four consecutive Thursdays beginning today at the ministry center.
Today, the topic of King’s presentation will be the constitution of the church, where he will focus on the question, “How should we as Catholics see ourselves as church – an assembly of faith?”The public is invited and encouraged to attend each meeting of this series.

Deer Creek youth lock-in, other activities

TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church in Tell City will host a youth lock-in from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. Friday.
The church’s choir is also preparing for its Easter performance. Those interested in joining are invited to practice at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the church.
The quilting ladies will soon be ready for new quilts. If you would like to have one quilted, contact the church. All money made from the quilts is donated to missions.

Chili supper at Evangelical Church Saturday

TELL CITY – Evangelical United Church of Christ will host a chili supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall.
The meal will include chili, a peanut butter sandwich, dessert and a drink. Donations for the meal will be accepted at the door. Proceeds will be donated to Hurricane Sandy victims and the county’s Weekend Backpack Food Program, which all three county school systems participate in. Everyone is welcome to come to enjoy food and fellowship.

Sisters plan retreat in March

FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a retreat, “Heartfulness: The Christian Contemplative Journey,” that will focus on deepening a relationship with God.
The retreat will be held March 1-2 at Kordes Center in Ferdinand. The program begins at 7 p.m. EST March 1 and ends March 2 at 4:30 p.m. It will be presented by Sister Kathy Bilskie, OSB, a spiritual director who is administrator of Hildegard Health Center, is on the Oblate leadership team and has facilitated many Centering Prayer and RCIA programs.
The retreat will present the Rev. Thomas Keating’s new DVD series “Heartfulness: Transformation in Christ.” The sessions will nourish an open heart and a refined inward eye so participants can perceive the mystery of the Divine everywhere. Listening, reflection and stillness will be incorporated into the retreat.
Retreat cost is $125, including room, breakfast and lunch March 2, and the program. Registration is due Feb. 27. For more information, or to register, call (800) 880-2777, or (812) 367-1411, Ext. 2915, or visit www.thedome.org/programs.

First Baptist hosts adult Bible study

CANNELTON – The First Baptist Church in Cannelton will host a free non-denominational adult Bible study from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Meetings will be the first Tuesday of the month beginning Jan. 1 at the Cotton Mill Community room, Adams Street entrance, in Cannelton. The group will also meet the third Tuesday of the month beginning Jan. 15 at the Can-do Apartments Community Room in Cannelton and the fourth Tuesday of the month beginning Jan. 22 at the Golden Years Apartment complex in the kitchen.
For more information, send e-mails to marknorthener@gmail.com.

St. Paul Church to offer Catholic classes

TELL CITY – Classes for those seeking to learn more about the Catholic faith are scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through April. Classes are sponsored by St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City but are open to anyone in the community.
To register or to seek more information, call Sister Mary Emma at 547-7994 or 547-7102.