Church news, Sept. 20

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Fun Day at Lilly Dale Church of Christ
GATCHEL – The Lilly Dale Church, 14198 Old State Road 37 in Gatchel, will host a fun day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
All are welcome to attend. The day will include games, inflatables, face painting, a hayride, tug-of-war, sack races and more. Free hot dogs, drinks and desserts will be served.

Celebrate Recovery program held Tuesdays
TELL CITY – A Celebrate Recovery ministry has begun at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St., Tell City, at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step program designed to help anyone with addictions, hurts and habits who need to be corrected and other problems.
Celebrate Recovery was initiated at Saddleback Church in California in 1993 by John Baker and Rick Warren. More than 9,000 have completed the program at Saddleback Church. The program has spread to hundreds of churches throughout the United States, and there are tens of thousands of successful participants, according to organizers.
There is no charge to become a part of Celebrate Recovery and visitors are welcome to attend.

St. Martin annual social Oct. 7
CHRISNEY – St. Martin Catholic Church in Chrisney will host its annual social Oct. 7.
Pork-chop and grilled-chicken dinners will be served in the parish hall beginning at 11 a.m.
Other attractions will include “Norb’s famous soup,” an outside food stand, grand raffle, quilt raffle, cake wheel, silent and pick-a-prize auctions, a sweets shoppe, games and inflatables for the kids.
Bingo begins at noon with all cash prizes. Entertainment this year includes musician Leo Gronquist and Matt Grisham the Magician in the afternoon.

Iron sharpeners to meet Saturday
TELL CITY – A men’s breakfast and Bible study is being held at Community Christian Church, 821 10th St., Tell City, the first Saturday of the month beginning at 8 a.m.
The goal of the meetings is to encourage Christian men to become responsible leaders of our families.
Many of the lessons have been based on the movie, “Courageous.” The program is designed for men from the community from all congregations. There is no charge for the breakfast or for the study, and all men are welcome to attend.
The name of the group comes from Proverbs 27:17, “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” All men are encouraged to attend.

Unity worship held at Sunset Park
TELL CITY – An informal worship service is being held at Sunset Park each Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Participants from several churches are sharing in the service, and food is often served.
Various representatives of participating congregations are leading the worship. There is no charge for the service and no offerings are taken. Visitors are welcome to attend.

St. Paul’s to offer Catholic classes
TELL CITY – Classes for those seeking to learn more about the Catholic faith are planned and scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays in September through April.
Classes are sponsored by St. Paul Catholic Church in Tell City but are open to anyone in the community. The program will begin with inquiry sessions to answer questions in an effort to see if the Catholic faith is right for those interested.
An invitation to attend the classes is also extended to anyone who has drifted away or who has been hurt by the church.
To register or to seek more information, call Sister Mary Emma at 547-7994 or 547-7102.

Talk, Pray, Walk time change
TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church’s Talk, Pray, Walk will now be held at 4:30 p.m. every Sunday at Sunset Park in Tell City.
Everyone is welcome to attend.

D of I collecting items for baby shower
TELL CITY – The Daughters of Isabella will have their annual baby shower for St. Elizabeth-Coleman Center in Indianapolis.
The center is in need of newborn clothing, baby care products, diapers for newborns up to size 4-6, bedding and nursing products. Birthmothers can also use cleaning products and any kind of gift cards.
The donations can be dropped off at St. Paul, St. Pius or St. Michael Catholic churches. The group will collect new or slightly used clothing until Oct. 20. The items will then be taken to Indianapolis Oct. 27.