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Church News

  • St. Peter’s to host summer social Saturday, July 11

    LAMAR – St. Peter’s United Church of Christ will host its annual church picnic supper beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 11.

    Menu for the buffet supper will include fried chicken, baked ham, salads, casseroles, a selection of desserts and tea, lemonade and coffee. Games for children will be held in the picnic grove along with several flavors of homemade ice cream. St. Peter’s is located on St. Peter’s Church Road 3 miles east of Highway 245 between Santa Claus and Lamar. Watch for signs along Indiana 245. Everyone is welcome.

  • Local pastor to speak on topic of forgiveness

    TELL CITY – Pastor, author and speaker Charles S. Areson will present a program titled Struggling with Forgiveness at 6:30 p.m. July 7, 8 and 9, at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene. 

    Areson struggled deeply with the subject of forgiveness while facing serious family problems, particularly with the alleged murder of his grandmother by a serial killer.

  • Archabbey Library Gallery hosts exhibit of pastels through Aug. 16

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey Library Gallery is hosting an exhibit of pastels by Henderson, Ky., artist Iris Gentry.

    Gentry works on location as much as possible, overcoming the difficulties of the constantly changing light as well as the problems of wind, bugs and traffic.

    She says the brilliant colors, smells, sounds and general sensory overload provide more inspiration than any camera could begin to record.

    Although she enjoys working in a variety of mediums, this show concentrates on her work in pastels.

  • St. Paul Church youth serve in weeklong Nashville mission trip
  • Thoughts From the Pulpit

    Check your calendars this month of June, Father’s Day is fast approaching. On June 21, we have a special day to remember those who love you and care for you, especially the fond memories you had with your father growing up.  

    Every moment of love and attention from Dad, was a gift of fatherly love from the Lord, and we are thankful for God’s design of family. May you be blessed to have festivities with your family that helps make this day meaningful.

  • Area churches ready for Vacation Bible School

    TELL CITY – Summer vacation Bible school plans are in the making to offer children aged 4 through fourth grade a week of Bible stories, crafts, games, songs and snacks. 

    The theme is “God’s Plan 4 U = Jesus,” where children will discover God loves them and through Jesus they live as members of God’s family.

    Children of different denominations are invited and welcomed to attend from Monday, June 22 through Thursday, June 25.

  • United Pentecostal homecoming set for June 14

    BRISTOW – United Pentecostal Church in Bristow will host its 62nd annual homecoming Sunday, June 14. The Rev. Michael Flemming of Sessor, Ill., will be the guest speaker.

    The event will also recognize the 22nd pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Clarence Enmen Jr. Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m.

  • ‘Holy Ghost Revival’ to perform live Saturday

    CANNELTON – Holy Ghost Revival will be in concert at House of Prayer Church beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6.

    The church is located at 7498 Old State Road 237 in Cannelton.

    The Rev. David Nix and congregation welcome everyone.

  • Thoughts from the pulpit

    By PASTOR BEN RAKE

    Community Christian Church

     

    Oh, my God!

    I’ll bet you have already heard somebody blurt out these three simple words this morning!

    This phrase is spoken in any number of settings and levels of decibels very commonly in our society today. Sometimes it is spoken too commonly. Can God’s name be mentioned too often?

    Only if we take it too lightly, and some do so as they often almost shout these words.

  • St. Paul honors graduating seniors