Church News; Aug 13

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Knits & Knots to meet today


TELL CITY – Would you like to knit or crochet hats and scarves for homeless shelters, veteran hospitals and Head Start children? Take your needles or crochet hooks and they’ll supply the yarn. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Tell City First United Methodist Church.


Cancer support group meeting weekly


TELL CITY – A cancer support group supported by the Evangelical United Church of Christ, located on the corner of 10th and Jefferson streets in Tell City, will meet each Tuesday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. All cancer survivors, cancer patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. For more information, call (812) 547-4164.


First United Methodist Church picnic Sunday


TELL CITY – Tell City First United Methodist Church will host its annual church picnic at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at Mulzer’s Camp just west of Troy. Kirby Stailey will once again provide musical entertainment to accompany great food, fun, fellowship and worship.

The meal will begin around 5 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP the church office by sending email to tcumc@psci.net or by calling (812) 547-2800. The picnic is open to the community and everyone is invited and welcomed to what organizers promise will be a fantastic day.


Special service at Chestnut Grove


TELL CITY – Chestnut Grove Church of Jesus Christ in Tell City will host evangelist Jerry Cottrell of Palastine, Va., for special services at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Brother Harold Nix at (812) 547-8101.


Ice-cream fundraiser Aug. 16


ST. MEINRAD – The St. Meinrad Community Center will host an ice cream sundae Sunday fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT Sunday, Aug. 16, at the center.

The event will raise money for new chairs and maintenance on the building.


Sisters free movie night Aug. 28


FERDINAND – The next free movie Friday wit the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand will be at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 28, with the showing of Fireproof in St. Gertrude Hall at the monastery.

Popcorn and a beverage will be provided. Participants are welcomed to stay after the movie for a brief discussion of the film, which is being offered in partnership with the Ferdinand Library. Visitors are also invited to walk the monastery grounds and see the monastery church.

Moviegoers should come to the monastery’s front desk and they will be directed to St. Gertrude Hall. For any questions, call (812) 367-1411, ext. 2915. 


St. Pius fall fest Sept. 13


TROY – St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy will hold its annual Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 13.

On the menu is the “Famous Soup” by the bowl and gallon, fried chicken and roast beef dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream and homemade pie.

Entertainment will be provided by the Crosswinds band and there will be a giant yard sale, games for adults and children and a raffle. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. CDT. 

Take your own container for carry-out soup.