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Church News

  • Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle to host ministerial convention in April

    CANNELTON – The Cannelton Gospel Tabernacle Church will host the 33rd annual Ministerial Convention on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 7, 8 and 9. Services on Friday and Saturday begin at 7 p.m. Sunday’s service at 10 a.m. Friday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tommy Shutt, Saturday’s speaker will be The Rev. Tim Dotson and Sunday’s speaker is The Rev. Jeff Varner. 

    Also on Sunday, the church will be celebrating 50 years at the present location.

  • Holy Week Services at St. John’s

    EVANSTON – St. John’s Lutheran Church near Evanston will hold special Holy Week services April 9-16. 

    A Palm Sunday celebration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem will be held April 9, at 9:30 a.m. 

    A Maundy Thursday Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 13, with a meal served at 5:30 p.m.  

  • Busy BE Ministry set to hold various events this spring

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host a Bible discussion the second Tuesday each month. The next discussion will be held Tuesday, April 11, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Cafe. The group will discuss Genesis chapters 9-13. There is no fee. Guests are encouraged to take their favorite Bible, insights and questions.

  • Sisters gospel reflection Saturday

    FERDINAND – Sisters of St. Benedict will offer a program, “The Book of Glory: Reflections on John 13-21,” on Saturday, March 18, from 9:45 a.m. Eastern time until 3:30 p.m. at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    The presenter will be Father Eugene Hensell OSB, a monk of Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

  • Lenten fish and shrimp fries

    Boy Scout Troop 192 fish dinner Friday

     

    TELL CITY – Boy Scout Troop 192 will host an all-you-can-eat fish dinner Friday, March 3, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul Parish Hall.

    Carryout is available. The cost for a dinner will be $8 for adults and $5 for children. The parish hall is located at the corner of Main and Jefferson streets.

     

    St. Michael Fish Fries begin Friday

     

  • Celebration of life service for Scott planned

    TELL CITY – A celebration of the life and ministry of Sue Scott will be held at Evangelical United Church of Christ sanctuary in Tell City on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at noon. The public is invited to gather in prayer, remembrance and song to celebrate Sue Scott, wife of former EUCC minister Don Scott. The Scotts served EUCC and the community for eight years from 1985 to 1993.

  • Priest, drama professor, Lincoln playwright dies

    ST. MEINRAD – A Benedictine monk whose life’s work earned him the Spencer County Arts Award, died Monday night at the age of 89.

    The Rev. Gavin Barnes, was a jubilarian both of profession and priesthood. He was born in Bedford, on Nov. 15, 1927, to John Dewey and Helen (Krebs) Barnes, and was given the name John Dewey Jr. at his baptism. In 1941, he entered Saint Meinrad High School.

  • Men’s Lenten breakfasts to begin March 4

    PERRY COUNTY – The Men’s Lenten Breakfast Fellowship Group of Perry County has finalized plans for its annual Lenten breakfasts. Cannelton United Church of Christ will host the first breakfast Saturday, March 4. The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 8 to 8:50 a.m.

    The change in start time was requested by the Perry County Clergy Association in an attempt to increase attendance. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Dr. Seuss and the “Sermon on the Mount” Sermon Series at EUCC

    TELL CITY – The public is invited to join the members of Evangelical United Church of Christ Sundays through Feb. 26 as Pastor JT Hills explores how the lessons of Dr. Seuss relate to the Sermon on the Mount.

    Members of the congregation will read seven Dr. Seuss books to the children during the Time with our Youth program. Pastor JT will follow with insights into the works of Dr. Seuss as they study the Sermon on the Mount in the book of Matthew. 

  • Novice joins Benedictine community at St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony, Novice Joseph Wagner was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey, St. Meinrad, on Jan. 19, 2017.

    He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.

    Novice Joseph, 29, of Quincy, Ill., attended high school at Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary in Chicago.