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Church News

  • Pastor answers: What is Lent?

    Lent is a time of the year when Christians focus on how they are living, fasting, and prayer. 

    Lent is also a time when Christians all over the world will give up certain foods and activities, and they focus more on Jesus dying on the cross. 

  • Marriage program to begin in May

    HAWESVILLE, Ky. – Coming this May, Union Baptist church will host a new marriage wellness program, Grace Marriage, and would like to invite the community to participate. Pastor Andrew Hunt said, “We believe marriage is a foundational institution of society and it has fallen on and times in our day.” The idea behind the program is to adopt a proactive approach to strengthening marriage.

  • 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.