Church News, Nov. 11

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Annual St. John’s fall social Sunday
NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston in-vites the public to its annual fall social Sunday in the parish hall.
Chili, burgers and homemade desserts will be serv-ed. Serving begins at 10:30 a.m. The day will also in-clude a country store, quilt raffle and pick-a-prize auction.
A bingo party will begin at 12:30 and a euchre tournament will start at 5:30 p.m.
The community is invited to bring the whole family to enjoy the day.

Christkindlmarkt kicks off in Ferdinand Nov. 19
FERDINAND – The opening ceremony for Ferdinand’s annual Christkindlmarkt events will be at Monastery Immaculate Conception’s colonnade at 6:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Nov. 19.
The outdoor, candlelit gathering, during which the Christkindl Angel appears from the doors of the monastery crypt, is free and open to the public.
An opening dinner and entertainment will be held at 7 p.m. in the monastery’s St. Gertrude Hall. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (812) 367-1874.
Watch The News for listings of other activities at the monastery during the Christmas celebration.
Antique markets will be set up at the Tri-County YMCA and Art Studio on the east side of the mona-stery. For Heaven’s Sake, the monastery gift shop, will offer food items made by the Sisters of St. Benedict, including specialty cookies from their Simply Divine Bakery.
Christmas items and other unique gifts will also be available.

Chestnut Grove to host Ervis Matthew
TELL CITY – Brother Ervis Matt-hew will be the guest speaker at 6 p.m. Saturday at Chestnut Grove Church. Matthew is visiting from Bee Springs, Ky. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call Brother Harold Nix at 547-5109.

United Pentecostal deer dinner Saturday
BRISTOW – An annual deer dinner will be held Nov. 13 at the United Pentecostal Church, 20843 Indiana 145, Bristow. Serving begins at 10:30 a.m.
The menu will include ham, turkey, chicken, all the trimmings, deserts and drinks. The community is invited to attend and enjoy a good hot meal while swapping the latest hunting tales with other hunters.
The cost is $7 per adult and $3.50 for children under age 10.

St. John’s to hold Thanksgiving dinner
LAMAR – St. John’s United Church of Christ, CR 550 and CR 1350 in Lamar, will host its annual Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 20.
Serving will begin at 4 p.m. Cost is $8 and the menu will include ham, turkey, dressing, fall vegetables, home-baked desserts and a drink. A country store will also be available and include seasonal décor, baked goods and crafts.

Candy sale under way
BRISTOW – Bristow United Pentecostal Church is now taking orders for their annual candy sale.
Orders can be placed for plain fudge, peanut butter fudge, fudge with walnuts, peanut butter balls and peanut brittle or a mixture of the three types of fudge. Fudge and peanut butter balls sell for $7 a pound with half pounds available upon request. Peanut brittle is $2.50 per patty.
Thanksgiving orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 19 and will be delivered Nov. 22. Call 843-5240 to place an order.