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December 21, 2012

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RUSHVILLE — Prayer service

The Rush County Commissioners recently approved a request for a non-denominational prayer meeting at 7:15 a.m. Tuesdays in the Commissioners Room on the first floor of the Rush County Courthouse.

The impromptu gathering will last approximately 45 minutes, until 8 a.m. No prayer meeting will be held Dec. 25 or Jan. 1.

The gathering is to be held weekly on a trial basis for three months. It is open to the general public.

The Gathering

The Gathering is a community outreach open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays. The Gathering offers freshly ground coffee, muffins and fruit. ReNEW is a clothing store and outreach offering clean, gently used clothing. Stop in, have a cup of coffee, shop and meet us soon.

For more information, contact Greg Hartwell at 765-561-1134.

Knightstown United Methodist Church

The Christmas Contata Choir of the Knightstown United Methodist Church will present, “Behold the Star!” created by Lloyd Larson at the 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, Dec. 23. Shannon Dawson will present the narration of the very meaningful Contata which is a Christmas journey to the light of Christ. Organist Kathryn Waits will accompany the 22 member choir under the direction of Janet Davidson. The 30 minute presentation is open to the public.

First Baptist Church

On Christmas Eve at 6 p.m., we will have a communion service with music and a brief message from the Scripture. We would love to have you join us!

Also, we have begun using a new Sunday School curriculum entitle, “ABC.”  This three-year program covers the entire Bible in chronological order. It provides answers to the issues that confront today’s culture through the media, school, friends, etc. ABC provides a thorough understanding of the authority and primary teachings of Scripture. All ages will be equipped to defend the Bible, and become conformed to the image of Christ, as they apply God’s Word in their everyday lives. Age-appropriate Sunday school classes meet following the morning worship service.  

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the church office, Monday through Thursday, 8-11 a.m. Have a blessed Christmas!

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