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Church News

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    JT Hills

    Guest Columnist

     

    In my office, right in view whenever I sit at my desk, there is an image of the earth and the moon hanging on the wall. It is the famous “Earthrise” photo taken by Bill Anders from lunar orbit on Christmas Eve, 1968. I wasn’t alive then, but perhaps you might remember that moment.

    It had been a rough year. In January, the Tet Offensive shook the country as the Vietnam War took a turn for the worse. In April, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside his hotel room in Memphis.

  • Two Indiana women make first profession of monastic vows

    FERDINAND – Sister Lynn Marie Falcony and Sister Lisa Marie Schutz made their first profession of monastic vows  Dec. 3, officially joining the community of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand.

    Sister Lynn Marie, a native of Evansville, is the daughter of Mary Kaye and Joe Falcony.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    Dan Hopkins

    Guest Columnist

     

    As we enter into the holiday season, allow me to pose a question to ponder. What do you think is the greatest need we have as human beings? Is it our need for food or water, or maybe shelter or clothing? Is it our need for a job or perhaps physical intimacy?

  • Priest’s 50th anniversary Sunday

    FULDA – The parish family of Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church and St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host an open house to honor Fr. John McMullen OSB, in celebration of his 50th anniversary of priesthood ordination.

    The open house will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, in the St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda, from 2 to 4 p.m.

    McMullen serves the parishes as an associate priest for sacramental assistance and pastoral care for the homebound, sick and infirm.

  • Open house Sunday to honor priest’s 50th anniversary

    FULDA – The parish family of Historic St. Boniface Catholic Church and St. Meinrad Catholic Church will host an open house to honor Father John McMullen OSB, in celebration of his 50th anniversary of priesthood ordination.

    The open house will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, in the St. Boniface Parish Center in Fulda, from 2 to 4 p.m.

  • Retreat planned on John’s Gospel

    FERDINAND - The Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will offer a program, “How to Read the Gospel of John with Understanding” on Nov. 29-30 at Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand.

    Many find the gospel of John fascinating, but confusing. Its portrait of Jesus is different than in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.

    These study evenings will provide insight into how best to read and understand the gospel of John.

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

  • Remembrance and Hope Candlelight Service

    TELL CITY – The Day By Day Grief support group will host its annual remembrance and hope candlelight service Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Tell City.

  • Church News; Nov. 17

     

    BE Ministry to meet Dec. 13

     

    TELL CITY – BE Ministry will host its next Bible discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at Noble’s IGA Café. They will discuss the Beatitudes in Matthew 5 and Luke 6. Take questions, ideas, a Bible and discussion materials.

     

    St. John’s UCC to serve dinners Saturday

     

  • Tell City United Methodist to host motivational speaker

    TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist church will host motivational speaker, John Malcomson with his presentation, “Life After Death,” on Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

    The event is open to the public and the presentation is free.

    “The story of my struggle physically, mentally and spiritually after my aortic dissection. 24 plus hours of surgery, multiple complications and the toll it had on my family and I.

  • Prayer rally Nov. 7 in City Hall Park

    TELL CITY – There will be a community ecumenical prayer rally at noon Monday, Nov. 7, ahead of the election. It will last about 30 minutes and is being sponsored by the ministerial association of the county.  It will be held in City Hall Park in Tell City.

    The service will be nonpartisan and will be focused on the community coming together.