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Church News

  • Church sponsoring 5-K, 10-K Sept. 21 to raise mission money

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s First United Methodist Church will host its first Miles 4 Missions 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer run-walk Sept. 20 to raise money for the congregation’s mission work. The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the back parking lot at the church, located at 702 10th St.
    Cost is $20 and participants can register until 7:45 a.m. race day but must register by Sept. 9 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Participants can pick up shirts from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 or on the morning of the race.

  • Church News, Aug. 29

    Free 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.

  • Church news, Aug. 22

    Deer Creek Baptist up coming events
    TELL CITY – Deer Creek Baptist Church’s youth group will travel to Holiday World Aug. 24 for the second annual Rock the World Christian music fest. This year’s headliner is Grammy-award and multi-GMA Dove award winner Switchfoot. Other acts will include Kutless, Audio Adrenaline and Indiana native Adam Cappa.
    The church’s Talk, Pray, Walk group meets every Thursday evening at Sunset Park in Tell City to walk the greenway. All are invited to join.

  • Free 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.

  • 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.