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Church News

  • 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.

  • Church News

    Trinity UCC to host ice-cream social
    FULDA – Trinity United Church of Christ will hold an ice-cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, one mile south of Fulda on Indiana 545.
    Sloppy joes, chips and desserts will also be served. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    LWML to sell dinners Sunday
    TELL CITY – The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League will sell pork-chop dinners Sunday at the corner of 12th and Tell streets in Tell City. Serving will begin at 11 a.m.