.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Church News

  • Bristow Christian welcomes new minister, deacon

    Bristow Christian Church’s congregation welcomed Brother Bill Grieser to the church May 5. Brother Jack Wilson of Anderson Valley Christian Church ordained him.

    Church member Garry Brown was also ordained as a deacon during the Sunday church services. Along with Wilson, Brother Al Madden was in charge of the services. Church elders Wayne Sturgeon and Clarence VanWinkle also assisted. Members celebrated with a dinner following worship.

  • Two monks celebrate anniversaries

    SAINT MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 25-year jubilee of priesthood ordination for the Rev. Julian Peters OSB, and the 70-year jubilee of priesthood ordination and 75-year jubilee of monastic profession for resigned Archabbot Bonaventure Knaebel OSB, May 26.

    Peters is a native of Toledo, Ohio, where he attended St. Francis de Sales High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Meinrad College in 1982 and entered the monastery that year.

  • Church News, June 6

    Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming
    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.
    This will also be the 20th Pastoral Anniversary for Pastor and Mrs. Clarence Enmen Jr.
    Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. with a pot-luck dinner at 11:45 a.m. A special service and singing will follow the dinner.
    The Rev. Gary Ellis of Clarksville, Tenn., will be the speaker at both services.

  • St. Meinrad, St. Boniface first communions

    St. Meinrad and St. Boniface parishes recently celebrated the first communions of several young members.

    In the front row, from the left, are  Hunter Kolley, Leslie Kern, Chloe Schaefer and Shelden Smith. Second row: catechists Karen Mangum and Karen Scherzer, Jared Wagner, Tyler Scherzer and the Rev. Anthony Vinson OSB.

  • Church News, May 30

    Bible school at New Hope Baptist
    NEWTONVILLE – Area children are invited to New Hope Baptist’s summer vacation Bible school, “Colossal Coaster World,” June 10 through June 13.
    Activities will be held each evening from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the church, 6511 E. Indiana 70 in Newtonville.
    For more information, contact the church at (812) 362-8284.

    Bristow United Pentecostal homecoming

    BRISTOW – The 60th homecoming for the Bristow United Pentecostal Church will be June 9.

  • Cornerstone Christian to honor high-school grads Saturday

    CANNELTON – Cornerstone Christian School, affiliated with Freewill Baptist Church in Cannelton, announces their commencement exercises to honor church high-school seniors at 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Senior graduation celebration at St. Paul
  • St. Michael first communion

    Three second grade students of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cannelton celebrated their first reception of communion May 12 during the 8 p.m. Mass. Pictured from the left are Levi Smith, Catalina Moskos and Brayden Lain. In the back is the Rev. Sengole Thomas G.

  • Church News, May 23

    Tell Street Baptist Bible school June 5-7
    TELL CITY – Children of the community are invited to this year’s vacation Bible school, “God’s Backyard; Bible camp under the stars” at Tell Street Baptist Church.
    The camp will be held June 5 to June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.
    A kick off party is planned for 5 p.m. June 1 at the church. There will be a cornhole tournament, weenie roast, a dunking booth and more.
    Everyone is invited to attend.

    Deer Creek collecting items

  • Annual May Monte Cassino pilgrimages continues Sunday in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled for the Sundays in May. The pilgrimages begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession. The service ends with the Litany of the Blessed Virgin and a hymn. \Speakers and topics for the pilgrimages are:
    • Sunday – Novice Matthew Sprauer OSB, “Mary, Model of Hospitality”
    • May 26 – Novice Bradley Jensen OSB, “Mary, Full of Grace”