Church News

  • St. John’s annual picnic set for Sunday, July 19

    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host its annual picnic beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 19. New Boston “famous soup” will be available by the gallon or bowl.

    Fried chicken and roast beef dinners will be served in the air-conditioned Heck Hall starting at 10 a.m. CDT. Bingo will begin at 11.

    An outside food stand, a grand raffle, quilt raffle, cake wheel, silent and a small-prize-raffle auction will also take place. There will also be a country store and activities for the kids.

  • First United Methodist welcomes new pastor

    Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the Rev. Sam Padgett joined First United Methodist Church in Tell City. Below is a column written by Pastor Sam.


    I was born and raised in Daviess County, Indiana. I graduated from North Daviess High School in 1997. Before entering the ministry in 2003, I married Melissa Wayman of Washington and we have four wonderful children, Leah, Blake, Grant and Matteson.

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  • St. Augustine annual picnic set for July 26

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26.

    Mass will be held at 10 a.m. There will be parking available for guests with disabilities. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, a country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 72 prizes totaling $3,000. 

    Family-style chicken dinners will be served by a ticket-number system in the air-conditioned dining room. 

  • 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.

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  • 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.