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Church News

  • Church News, Aug. 15

    Ministry cook out Saturday
    TROY – Due to the rain, the cook out for the Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks. Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Vandiver to speak at Freewill Baptist

  • Free University of Notre Dame folk choir concert Sept. 13

    FERDINAND – The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform at the monastery church of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand at 8 p.m. EDT Sept. 13.
    This choir, with more than 60 members, has traveled the world and brought their repertoire to thousands of people. Each Sunday during the academic year they can be heard at mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Notre Dame’s campus.

  • Saint Meinrad monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

    ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated jubilees of monastic profession for six of their confreres July 28.

    Honored for his 70-year jubilee was the Rev. Richard Hindel. Also honored were the Revs. Damian Schmelz, Columba Kelly and  Mel Patton, each celebrating 60 years of monastic profession; and the Rev. Noël Mueller and Ephrem Carr, 50 years.

  • Local church welcomes new pastor

    TELL CITY – The congregation of Tell City First Baptist Church announces the Rev. Dan Hopkins has been called to be the new pastor of the church.

    Hopkins, 52, and his family are from Mitchell, where he pastored the First Baptist Church from 2008 to 2012.  He is married to Brandy Hopkins and has four stepchildren, Alex, Shane, Brian and Shyla Ingle.  Brian 16, and Shyla, 15, will attend Tell City Junior-Senior High School.

  • Novice joins Saint Meinrad Archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief ceremony at the monastery entrance Aug. 5, Dane DeDecker was clothed in the Benedictine habit at Saint Meinrad Archabbey.

    He now begins a year of monastic formation, including study of the Rule of St. Benedict and monastic history.
    Novice Dane, 36, is from Geneseo, Ill. He attended Geneseo High School and studied for a year at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona. He was a member of St. Anthony Parish in Atkinson, Ill.
    For the past 12 years, he has been an over-the-road truck driver.

  • St. Augustine first communion class

    Children of St. Augustine Church in Leopold made their first communion April 14.

    In the first row are Isaac Latini, Grace Herzog, Eli Mosby and Kade Peter. In the second row are Carly Lasher, Allie Thomas, Chase Hubert, Lucas Mitchell and Emily Elmer. In the third row are Director of Religious Education Marty Williams, Cody Guillaume, Caleb Hubert, Carter James, Trenton Sprinkle and Maggie Cunningham. In the back are Religious Education instructor Jennifer Mitchell and the Rev. Brian Esarey.

  • Church News, Aug. 8

    Ministry cookout Saturday
    TROY – Keys to the Kingdom Outreach Ministries will host a cook out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana 66 and Indiana 545 at the stoplight in Troy.
    Everyone is invited for free hot dogs and drinks.
    Free items including clothes, kitchen items and furniture for local families in need will be available.

    Ring to speak at Central Baptist Sunday

  • Church news, Aug. 5

    Open Bible study starts Tuesday
    CANNELTON – First Baptist Church of Cannelton will host non-denominational Bible study in three locations throughout Cannelton during the month of August. All meetings start at 6:30 p.m.
    The first meeting will be Aug. 6 in the Cotton Mill Community Room, which can be accessed through the Adams Street entrance. The meeting Aug. 20 will be at the Cando Apartments Community Room and a meeting Aug. 27 will be in the kitchen at the Golden Years Apartments.

  • St. Boniface picnic Sunday in Fulda

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will host its annual picnic Aug. 4 on the church grounds.
    Chicken and beef dinners will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the air-conditioned dinning hall.
    Sandwiches, bingo, family games, ice cream and quilts will be available during the day. A country kitchen and grand raffle will also be set up.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Church News, Aug. 1

    Lilly Dale to host revival starts Sunday
    GATCHEL – Lilly Dale Church of Christ in Gatchel will hold its annual revival Aug. 4 through Aug. 7.
    Nick Marsh from Cherry Street Church of Christ in New Albany will be the guest speaker.
    Marsh will bring the message Sunday at 10 a.m. with a pitch in homecoming dinner following the service.
    He will also bring the message each day at 7 p.m. during the revival. There will be special singing each evening.