Rushville Republican

Church

November 1, 2013

church briefs

Milroy United Methodist Church

Milroy United Methodist Church Annual Turkey Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Adults $8, Children $5, Under four eat free. Carry-outs available in basement from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Ben Davis Creek Christian Church Homecoming

Ben Davis Creek Christian Church is having their homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Bill Worrell is the evangelist and Sweet Assurance, a ladies trio, will provide the special music. The church invites all to come for a time of worship and praise as they celebrate 184 years as a church family. Any questions may be directed to Howard Bullard, senior minister at 765-969-5644.

9th Annual Arlington Community Thanksgiving Celebration

Members of the Arlington community are invited to the 9th Annual Arlington Community Thanksgiving Celebration at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Arlington Elementary School. A free traditional Thanksgiving Dinner will be served. You may bring a salad or dessert to add to the celebration if you like. Donations of food, baby supplies, and home supplies will be collected for the local food pantry under the assistance of RCCA. The Arlington Community Youth Theatre will be presenting an “Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Pageant.” Come and support our Arlington Youth, fellowship with your neighbors and Celebrate Thanksgiving.

Gleaners Mobile Food Bank changes location

Monday, Nov. 4, in cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Rush County Fairgrounds, just west of the RCHS building, for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into. Gleaners Mobile Food Bank returns the first Monday of each month. The fairgrounds location will be used from November through April.

Big Flatrock Christian Church

Big Flatrock Christian Church invites everyone to their annual Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Special guests include the Outreach Praise Band, For His Sake and the Ambassadors. Please join us for a wonderful evening of praise, fellowship and refreshments. For more information or directions contact Larry Adkins at 765-932-5229.

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