Rushville Republican

August 23, 2013

church briefs


Rushville Republican

---- — New Salem United Methodist Church

New Salem United Methodist Church is hosting a fried chicken lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the New Salem Lions Club building on US 52. Full meal with sides and drink. $9 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Open to all!

Milroy United Methodist Church Semi-Annual Rummage Sale

Milroy United Methodist Church will hold their Semi-Annual Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7 at the church, 114 N. Pleasant Street, Milroy. Brand names will be priced separately. Saturday fill a sack for $2.

Ray’s Crossing Day

Don’t miss the food and fund during the Annual Ray’s Crossing Day event on Saturday, Sept. 14. They will be cooking ham and beans over an open fire in a cast iron pot, baking up cornbread, grilling up rib eyes, and preparing other delicious side dishes that will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a live auction to begin at 1 p.m. The little country store will be open with fresh baked goods, books, and knick knacks. Enjoy seeing the antique engines on display, as well as, booths featuring Avon, Thirty-One, Party Lite, Tastefully Simple, homemade jams and jellies, crafts, and much, much more! Come out and join The Ray’s Crossing community for a day of food and fun at 2115 N 600 E, Shelbyville, IN 46176. The little white church that is the light of the community!

Third Annual Gospel Sing Sept. 7

The 2013 Third Annual Gospel Sing will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. This year’s Gospel Sing is expected to run approximately two hours. At the conclusion, Holy Communion will be offered to all those that wish to partake.

Come early, bring a picnic dinner, lawn chairs and even blankets if there will be a chill in the air.

This Ecumenical service is a non-denominational program with local performers from the area. The Gospel Sing is free and the public is invited and encouraged to attend this uplifting event.

Performers include: Vicki Campbell, Scott Evans, Annie Frost, The Farley Family, Dreama Hallgarth, Harmony, The Praise Band, John Mikkiah Thompson, Carol Tressler and Scott Wildey.

Riverside Park Amphitheater is a premier outdoor venue located at 100 West Water Street in Rushville. The venue is a great destination annually hosting live music events and creating a great family-friendly environment. Parking is conveniently available in gravel lots or in surrounding business. Special handicap parking is also available.

Manna Mission Meal

The Manna Mission free meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at Main Street Christian Church. We will be serving smoked sausage, potatoes, green beans, corn bread, desserts and drinks. Carry-out and eat-in meals available.

Amped Up 2013 at Riverside Park Amphitheater

Plum Creek Christian Church (PCCC) will be hosting “Amped Up 2013” at 11 a.m. at Rushville’s Riverside Park Amphitheater on Sunday, Sept. 22. This is PCCC’s annual contemporary and casual community outdoor service. If you are looking to visit a church, this is a very good opportunity to see what PCCC is all about. Everyone is asked to bring a lawn chair from home and encouraged to bring a covered dish/dessert for the meal afterward. PCCC will have some chairs on hand as well. Please enter at the Morgan Street entrance where you will be greeted by volunteers who will help you get parked and will handle any other needs you may have. PCCC is excited for you to meet their new youth minister who will be handling the fun activities along with his team. The afternoon will wrap up at 3 p.m. Come get your praise on with PCCC. This year’s RushFest Mayor’s Breakfast will be held at the Elks Lodge followed by this Plum Creek Christian Church’s Amped Up 2013 service.

St. John’s - Enochsburg

St. John’s, Enochsburg, church picnic is Sept. 1. Chicken and roast beef dinners served beginning at 11 a.m. Games, beer garden, raffles, silent auction.

Faith Baptist Church - Morristown

Saturday, Aug. 24 will be the Ladies Day Out luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Kopper Kettle Restaurant in Morristown. Call (317) 448-3769 or Srodebeck@gmail.com for more information.

Sunday, Aug. 25 Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the worship service at 10:30 a.m. with special guest speakers Russell and Debbie Raymer, missionaries to Mexico. A pitch-in lunch will be held at noon, followed by the afternoon worship service at 12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28 will be the monthly visitation program with teams leaving the church at 7 p.m.

A new Sunday school class will begin on Sunday, Sept. 1 called “Basics for Believers” taught by Joe Hansome, deacon, at 9:30 a.m. and continue on Sundays.

Sept. 8 will be the next small group home Bible study. The sign up sheet is on the organ bench in the sanctuary.

Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. will be the 50 & Wiser group cookout and fellowship hosted by Bill and Judy Schutt, 6147 E. CR 300S, Greenfield. Meat, dinnerware and drinks will be provided. Sign up for desserts and side dishes at the organ bench in the sanctuary.

Good News Clubs will begin at Morristown Elementary after school on Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, Nov. 20 and Dec. 4. For more details, contact Dr. Wayne Scott at (765) 763-7657.

Online sermons are available at www.fbcmorristown.org.

Changing Footprints

Do you need shoes? Come to Changing Footprints Warehouse from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 310 Julian St., Rushville. If you have shoes to donate, they can be dropped off during these hours also. Contact: 317-296-3627 or ruth.houk@changingfootprints.com

The Gathering

The Gathering is open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by and check out the clothing and have a cup of coffee at 245 North Main St., Rushville. The first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., we host a group called “Life Matters.” We’ll sing a few songs, and enjoy a discussion on relevant “life matters!” While the adults meet to get a greater understanding of what the Bible says about life matters, children ages 4 through 4th grade will enjoy an exciting time of silly songs, Bible stories and crafts at KIDS J.A.M. A staffed nursery is available birth to age three. Come as you are! Bring a friend! Questions? Contact Greg Hartwell at 765-561-1134.

Editor’s note: Area churches are encouraged to share non-recurring information with the Rushville Republican for use in Church Briefs, which publishes every Friday. Just send your news to us at rushvillerepublican@rushvillerepublican.com or at Rushville Republican, 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.