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Church News, July 4

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Church-wide bake, yard sales
TELL CITY – First United Methodist Church, 10th and Mozart streets in Tell City, will host a church-wide yard and bake sale.
The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 11 and from 7 to 11 a.m. July 12. There will be men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; tools; jewelry; computer items; books; movies; shoes; purses; what-knots; home-grown produce; dishes; puzzles; toys; baby items and flowers.
The community is invited to attend.

Immaculate Conception Church to host annual barbecue picnic

HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 115 Main St., Hawesville, will host its annual barbecue picnic July 13.
Pork, mutton, chicken and burgoo will be available for carry out beginning at noon. Serving for the picnic will begin at 3:30 p.m. Barbecue will be available as sandwiches or dinners.
An air-conditioned hall will be available for patrons to dine in.
The event will include fun booths and games for everyone. A flea market will open at 7 a.m.
A raffle with 29 prizes worth more than $1,600 will also be held. The first prize will be $500.
Everyone is invited to attend.

Bethel Christian’s vacation Bible school

DOOLITTLE MILLS – Bethel Christian Church will host a vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. July 15 through July 19. The program is for all ages, including teens. Everyone is invited.

Bethel Baptist sets vacation Bible school dates

TELL CITY – Bethel Baptist Church in Tell City has announced its “The Battle For Truth” Vacation Bible School July 8 to July 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. nightly.
Emphasis will be a week of teaching youngsters to “put on the full armor of God so they can stand strong in the battle of truth.” Volunteers to help with classes are also welcome.
For questions, information or transportation contact Lesa Ammon at 719-0346. Bethel Baptist is located at the corner of 911 Fulton and Ninth streets.

Schmitz to be honored by Sisters
FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will hold a public reception honoring new prioress Sister Barbara Lynn Schmitz from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT July 14 in the dining room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.
The celebration will also be in gratitude for Sister Kristine Anne Harpenau’s 10 years of service as prioress. The public is invited to attend.

Leopold church annual picnic set for July 28
LEOPOLD – St. Augustine Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 28.  Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.
There will be parking for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 75 prizes totaling $3,500.
Family-style chicken dinners will be served by the ticket number system in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carryouts will be available.   
To reach the church from Tell City, take Indiana 37 north approximately 13 miles and watch for signs.

VBS at St. Meinrad Catholic Church beginning July 28

ST. MEINRAD – St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host its vacation Bible school, Assorted Saints Hot Air Ballon, beginning July 28.
Children will gather from 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 and from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 29 through July 31. Those attending will discover the key to heaven during this Catholic kids camp, organizers said.
Cost is $10 per child by July 7. Cost goes up to $15 per child until July 21. The fee for children who are signed up July 28 is $20. This fee includes T-shirt and Assorted Saints music CD.
For more information, send e-mail to onebrokemama@psci.net or call (812) 431-7038.

Deer Creek to host homecoming

TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church will host its homecoming at 10:30 a.m. July 28. The day will include a worship service with special music provided by LambSong.
A fellowship meal will follow.

St. John Chrysostom picnic July 21
NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host their annual summer picnic July 21 at the church.
Meals will include fried-chicken and roast-beef dinners, which will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned Father Heck Hall.
“Famous” New Boston soup by the bowl or gallon will also be available. There will also be  an outside food stand.
Activities will include bingo at 11 a.m., kids games throughout the day, country store, silent and pick-a-prize auctions and a big raffle drawing at 4 p.m.
Live music will be provided by the Paradise Band.