Rushville Republican

October 26, 2012

Church briefs 102612

Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — Big Flatrock Christian Church

Big Flatrock Christian Church invites everyone to their annual Gospel Sing at 7 p.m. Nov. 3. Special guests include the Outreach Praise Band and the Waldron Methodist Praise Band. The church is located one mile east of Gowdy in southwestern Rush County. Call Larry Adkins at 765-932-5229 for directions or more information.

Faith Baptist Church - Morristown

Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., morning worship at 10:30 a.m., food and fellowship at noon and afternoon worship service at 12:45 p.m. at which time the quarterly business meeting will be held to elect two new deacons.

Events for this week include:

Every Monday through December - Good News Club at New Palestine Elementary immediately after school.

Every Wednesday through December, the church also sponsors the Good News Club at Morristown Elementary. Contact the school office or the church for more information (765) 763-7657.

Oct. 27 - Work day at the church from 9 a.m. to noon.

The church food pantry is collecting non-perishable items for families in need during the holiday season. Contributions can be left in the box in the church office. Gleaner’s Food Bank will distribute food to needy families in the parking lot of the Morristown Christian Church from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 30. Helpers are needed to unload and sort the food items from the truck.

The ladies of the church are invited to a Pampered Chef party at Jane Smith’s home at 11 a.m. Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. Silent orders will also be taken for those unable to attend. Contact Jane for a catalog and order blank if you are interested in ordering. The hostess gift from this party will be donated to the church kitchen.

Online sermons are available on the church website at

First Church of God

The First Church of God in Rushville will be hosting a couple of special events this month.

Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the church will be having a Fall Craft Fair in its gymnasium. Several vendors will be selling handmade crafts, jewelry, holiday gifts, candles, baked goods and much more. There will also be a concession stand available for all patrons. Booth Space is still available; call 932-5139 for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., the church will be having its annual Trunk or Treat for the children of the community. There will be plenty of treats, games and prizes for all the kids plus popcorn and drinks for all that attend. This is a free event and all are invited.

Heritage Bible Church

Heritage Bible Church in Greensburg invites you to an Inspirational Weekend at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 and at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 28  featuring special music and ministry by the Adam Buckler Family of Olive Hill, Ky.

Adam Buckler has held life-changing revivals in Pakistan and Africa. For more information contact Pastor Jerry Bell at (812)917-9035 or (317)840-3067.

Ray’s Crossing Christian Union Church

Ray’s Crossing Christian Union Church will be offering Trunker Treating from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 27. This is a public event, all are welcome. Members of the community and church will be decorating the back ends of their vehicles and passing out treats in the parking lot. Inside we will offer a free meal to those who come out along with a few family games! Join the fun by decorating your trunk if you live out in the country and no longer get treaters at your door, but love to see their costume creativity!

Ray’s Crossing Christian Union Church Men’s Fellowship group will be having a free-will offering breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Proceeds from this breakfast will help send Christmas presents to deployed soldiers from our congregation or who have family in our congregation.  The menu will be biscuit and sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage patties, hash browns, milk, chocolate milk, orange juice and coffee.

St. John’s Enochsburg

St. John’s Enochsburg annual turkey dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The cost is $9 for adult dinners and $4 for children. Come enjoy raffles, the Turtle Soup sale and great food.

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

All senior high youth are invited to the Rush County Youth Rally at 3 p.m. Nov. 3 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. The rally will include music, presenters, worship and summer. The presenters include Faith Mock - Team Jesus; Kelly Kennedy - Money Matters; Mike Ooley - Texting; and Chip West - Being Mission Minded.

Music will be provided by Awakened. Supper will be provided. Youth are asked to bring a canned food donation for the Rush County Assistance. Come join the rally.

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