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Church News

  • Church news, Aug. 25

    New church starts in Troy
    TROY – Our Father’s House has opened its doors on 630 Walnut St., in Troy and is welcoming the community to its service.
    Sunday worship will begin at 9 a.m. and singing will be held at 6 p.m. Thursdays. The church’s pastor is Brother “Bud” Louis Mullen. He can be reached at (812) 529-8638.

  • Novice welcomed at archabbey

    ST. MEINRAD – In a brief Aug. 5 ceremony at the monastery entrance, Anushka Fonseka 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.

    Fonseka, 28, was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church in Battaramulla and attended St. Joseph’s College in Colombo, both in Sri Lanka.

  • Six monks celebrate jubilees of monastic profession

    ST. MEINRAD – The Benedictine monks at Saint Meinrad Archabbey celebrated the 60-year monastic jubilee of the Rev. Cyprian Davis OSB July 31, along with the 50-year jubilees of Brother Dominic Warnecke, OSB, the Rev. Warren Heitz, OSB and Brother Mario Ibison, OSB and the 25-year jubilees of the Revs. David Rabenecker, OSB and Edward Linton, OSB.

  • Church News, Aug. 18

    Co-ed softball league starting in Perry County
    PERRY COUNTY – A co-ed softball church league will start the first Sunday in Sept. Anyone wishing to play on a team must be 16 years or older and each team must have at least three girl players.
    Umpires are also needed for the league. All organizations and churches are welcome to have a team participate. Cost is $200 per team.
    For more information, call Steven R. Hagedorn at 719-0291 or Brad Schraner at (812) 608-2025.

  • Church News, Aug. 11

    Trinity UCC ice cream social Aug. 28
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda will host its annual ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28.
    Sloppy Joes, chips and a variety of desserts will be served along with homemade ice cream.

  • Betts named pastor of Church of Nazarene

    TELL CITY – The Rev. Marlin Betts was born into a parsonage family in Manistique, Mich. He spent most of his childhood in Michigan with his two brothers and one sister.

  • St. Boniface picnic to kick off Aug. 7

    FULDA – St. Boniface Catholic Church will hold its annual church picnic Aug. 7 at the church grounds in Fulda.
    Chicken and beef dinners with all the trimmings and dessert will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the air-conditioned dining hall. Carry outs will also be available.
    A grand raffle will be held at 5 p.m., along with a special quilt drawing for two beautiful handmade quilts. A country kitchen will be open throughout the day, serving homemade goodies including breads, rolls, muffins, coffee cakes, noodles, snacks, salsas, jellies, jams and more.

  • Leopold church picnic Sunday

    LEOPOLD – St. Augustine’s Catholic Church will have its annual picnic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
    Mass is set for 10:30 a.m. and parking will be available for the handicapped. There will be quilts, a quilt raffle, silent auction, country store, bingo, ice cream, games for young and old, baked goods and a grand raffle of 60 prizes totaling $2,750.
    Family style chicken dinners will be served in the air-conditioned dining room. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

  • Church News, July 28

    Vacation Bible school continues at Nazarene church
    TELL CITY – Church of the Nazarene at 17 Lausanne Court, will continue their annual vacation Bible school today and Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
    This year’s theme will be Hometown Nazareth-Jesus as a kid for ages 3 through fifth grade.
    For more information contact the church at 547-2687, Joe Butler at 547-3847 or Lisa Peter at (812) 719-2533.

  • Church News, July 21

    St. John Chrysostom picnic Sunday
    NEW BOSTON – St. John Chrysostom Catholic Church in New Boston will host its annual summer picnic Sunday.
    Serving of fried chicken and roast beef dinners will begin at 10 .a.m. The parish’s “famous soup” will be sold by the bowl and gallon, with burgers, funnel cakes and other food items.
    There will be kids games, a bouncy house, bingo, country store, quilts, raffle and more. The public is invited to spend the day in fun and fellowship.