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Church News

  • Monte Cassino pilgrimages to be held in October in St. Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Saint Meinrad Archabbey’s pilgrimages to honor the Blessed Mother at the Monte Cassino Shrine have been scheduled. The pilgrimages will begin with an opening hymn and a short sermon, followed by a rosary procession.

  • Alfred Helms to speak at Mount Zion Christian Church Sunday

    SANTA CLAUS – Mount Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus will finish celebrating its 175th anniversary homecoming Sunday with speaker Brother Alfred Helms.
    Helms will provide the morning message and Jim Hutson of Columbus will perform special music during the service.
    Services start at 10 a.m. and Sunday school is at 9 a.m. Mount Zion Christian Church is two miles South of Santa Claus on Indiana 245.
    Helms served at Mount Zion 1969 to 1976. He and his wife, Janet, reside in Alfordsville. They have three children.

  • Church News, Sept. 23

    St. Marks annual shooting match, picnic Sunday
    TELL CITY – The St. Marks Catholic Church shooting match and picnic begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church. The ham shoot begins at 11 a.m. with a closed match at 3 p.m. The raffle drawing begins at 6 p.m. and food, games, bingo, quilts and country-store items will be available.

  • Hiram Frakes Sunday at Branchville Methodist Church

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville United Methodist Church will celebrate Hiram Frakes Sunday.
    Frakes was a Methodist minister who was born in Branchville in 1888. In 1907, he married Leota Walker, also of Branchville. His call to the ministry led him to the remote area of eastern Kentucky Appalachia. There were no roads or civilized law.
    Ignorance, feuding and moonshining were prominent. Rev. Frakes established a church, post office, schools and care-giving facilities. He developed a Christian community called the Henderson Settlement.

  • Tell City UMC to sponsor marriage retreat

    TELL CITY – The Tell City United Methodist Church will sponsor a marriage retreat Oct. 15 and 16 facilitated by Community Marriage Builders.
    The workshop will be held at the Glenn Wood Hills Retreat Center located near Derby. Cost is $100 per couple. This includes materials, three meals and lodging. A minimum of 10 couples will be accepted for the program and space will be limited to 20 couples. Camp sites will be available. Check in is at 5 p.m. Oct. 15 and check out will be at 5 p.m. Oct. 16.

  • Tom Ellsworth to speak at Mt. Zion Christian Church Sunday

    SANTA CLAUS – Mt. Zion Christian Church in Santa Claus will continue its celebrations for its 175th anniversary homecoming Sunday at the church.
    Pastor Tom Ellsworth of Bloomington will deliver the morning message and the sermon theme will be “Celebrating the Past; Looking forward to the Future.” Worship Services start at 10 a.m. Mt. Zion Christian Church is 2 miles south of Santa Claus on Indiana 245.

  • Church news, Sept. 16

    Healing services at Chestnut Grove Church
    TELL CITY – The Rev. Matthew Ervin from Bee’s Spring, Ky., will perform healing services at 6 p.m. Sunday at Chestnut Grove Church in Tell City.
    Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Pastor Harold Nix at 547-5109.

  • Church News, Sept. 9 issue

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Sept. 18
    LAMAR – The Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 on W. CR 1200N near Lamar, will hold a gospel sing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.
    Crossties Bluegrass Gospel will be the special guests for the evening. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

  • Hiram Frakes Sunday at Branchville Methodist Church

    BRANCHVILLE – The Branchville United Methodist Church will celebrate Hiram Frakes Sunday, Sept. 19.
    Frakes was a Methodist minister who was born in Branchville in 1888. In 1907, he married Leota Walker, also of Branchville. His call to the ministry led him to the remote area of eastern Kentucky Appalachia. There were no roads or civilized law.
    Ignorance, feuding and moonshining were prominent. Rev. Frakes established a church, post office, schools and care-giving facilities. He developed a Christian community called the Henderson Settlement.

  • Church News for Sept. 2

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Sept. 18
    LAMAR – The Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 on W. CR 1200N near Lamar, will hold a gospel sing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18.
    Crossties Bluegrass Gospel will be the special guests for the evening. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.