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Church News

  • Church News; Feb. 4

    Cajun dinner at Tell City UMC

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host a Cajun dinner to celebrate Mardi Gras Tuesday, Feb. 9. They will offer your choice of gumbo or jambalaya with Cajun cornbread, drinks and desserts for $8 or gumbo and jambalaya with sides for $10. Serving starts at 5 p.m. and will end at 7 p.m. Carry-outs are available.

  • Sisters’ program to explore Jesus’ Gospel journey; Feb. 20

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “Jesus’ Journey to Jerusalem in the Gospel of Luke,” on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:45 a.m. EST until 3:45 p.m. in the Monastic Dining Room at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

  • Branchville’s Winter Revival scheduled to return Feb. 25

    BRANCHILLE – Branchville Correctional Facility will hold its annual Winter Revival Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Events include live music, guest speakers, personal testimonies, baptisms and communion.

    Kickoff for this event will be Thursday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m.

    Services will be Friday, Feb. 26, at 8 to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

  • Sisters to present program on forgiveness Feb. 13

    FERDINAND – The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program titled, “Forgiving What You Cannot Forget,” that will help attendees discover when to forgive, and when to put the problem in God’s hands.

    The program will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Benedictine Hospitality Center at Kordes Hall on the grounds of Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand. The program runs from 9:30 a.m. Eastern time until 4 p.m.

  • Men’s Lenten breakfasts to begin Feb. 13

    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, Feb. 13. The breakfasts will continue each Saturday morning throughout the Lenten season from 7 to 8 a.m. Donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the food.

  • Saint Meinrad Archabbey will offer confession times during Lent

    ST. MEINRAD – Opportunities for the sacrament of reconciliation will be available at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on Ash Wednesday and on the Saturdays and Sundays of Lent.

    Confession will be available at the chapel in the Archabbey Guest House on these days:

    Saturdays during Lent (Feb. 13, 20 and 27; March 5, 12 and 19): 10:30 a.m.

    Sundays during Lent (Feb. 14, 21 and 28; March 6 and 13): 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.

    All times are Central.

  • Life’s lessons best directed by the hand of God

    Pastor Ben Rake

    Guest Columnist

     

    My friends, I would like to encourage you to think with me for a few minutes, about life – your life and mine. You are my friend, one that I do really care for and care about.

    No, I may not have personally met you, but I really care about you and actually want the very best for you. As you succeed, I succeed. As you progress, so do I. I want the best for you every day.

  • Archabbey Library sponsors gallery talk

    ST. MEINRAD – Louisville, Ky., artist Joanne Weis will give a gallery talk on Saturday, February 6, at 10 a.m. Central Time in conjunction with her artwork currently on exhibit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery.

    An exhibit of Weis’ wall hangings, titled “Healing the Earth,” is on display through February 28.

    In her gallery talk, Weis will discuss her work and share stories about the nine locations that inspired it. These are places that have suffered environmental damage, but have been restored in various ways.

  • String sextet to perform free concert Jan. 25

    ST. MEINRAD – A string sextet will present a free concert Monday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Bede Theater on the Saint Meinrad Archabbey campus.

    Members of the sextet are Alicia Choi and Robert Anemone, violins; Kristin Zimmerman Jones and Rose Wollman, violas; and Brady Anderson and Kirsten Jermé, cellos. The program will consist of String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18 by Johannes Brahms.

  • First United Methodist to sell spaghetti dinners

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will serve spaghetti dinners Friday, Jan. 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the church’s social hall.

     Dinners will cost $8 for adults and $5 for children. The dinners include spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, dessert and a choice of tea of lemonade. The money raised from this event will be used to help fund a new outreach ministry the church has begun, called the Stephen Ministry program, a one on one Christian care-giving program.