Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

September 10, 2012

Church Briefs 090812

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Waldron United Methodist

Sign up now for the first annual barbecue and cook-off at Waldron United Methodist.

First place receives $500. Second through fifth place will receive more than $600 in prizes. Judging begins at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, in Waldron.

The fundraiser barbecue is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at 2:30 p.m.

Call pastor Bill Clark for an entry form at 765-525-6026 or visit

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Smyrna's annual Fall Festival and Pork Chop Dinner runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9.

Dinner consists of famous "Smyrna burgers," butterfly chops, pork burgers, potato salad, macaroni and cheese, slaw, applesauce and homemade pie.

Event is a free-will offering. Carry-outs available for $9. Homemade ice cream also available.

Church is located at 3815 South County Road 550 East.

St. Mary's Catholic Church

On Sept. 13, St. Mary's parish will hold a "Basics & Beliefs" session at 7 p.m. It will be held in the education building by the church at 7 p.m.

Youthfest 2012 is set for Saturday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. for grades 6 to 12. Registration 5:30 p.m., games from 6 to 11 p.m.

Concessions available, pizza, soft drinks and candy for modest charge.

Corn Hole, Texas Hold'em tourney, five member team challenges and many door prizes.

St. Mary's new School, Greensburg, 1331 North Unter Robbins Way, just off Millhousen Road


Attention all Mothers of pre-schoolers (birth-age 6)  MOPS Greensburg meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, September-May from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Community Church of Greensburg.  It's a time to relax, connect, learn,

 create, grow and eat a delicious breakfast.  Call 812-662-8331 for information.


St Mary's Bereavement Ministry Team is offering "Seasons of Hope", a Catholic bereavement program beginning September 10.  It's a 6 week program from 6:45-8:30 p.m in St. Mary's Education Center.


All grades for Wednesday Religious Education classes will be September 10.


First Christian Church of Greensburg

First Christian Church of Greensburg, located at 425 North Broadway, welcomes you to our worship services each Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m.

Christian Education classes meet at 9:15 a.m.

During our 10:30 a.m. service you can "WOW" (Worship Our Way).

Worship time for children ages kindergarten through fourth grade begins at 10:30 a.m. after song service each Sunday.


Wednesday evening, Sept. 12, Children’s Ministry, Student Ministry and Adult Ministry start at 6 p.m. (classes run from 6:30-7:30 p.m.)

The Adult Class (Video Series) will be taught by Danny Wolford.

The Haiti Mission Team will host a fish fry and corn hole tournament from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, in the Family Life Center. Mark that date and enjoy the fellowship, good food, and fun!

Sandcreek Baptist Church

 We, at Sandcreek, will hold our annual Women's Day service Sunday morning, September 16. Our special speaker will come from the Edna Martin Christian Center in Indianapolis. I'm sure she'll have some interesting things to report, as well as tell us all about their center and the services they offer to their local community. The ladies of the church will conduct the morning service.

Planning ahead, we'll have Rally Day in October with a fun filled variety show following the morning service. Then, over fall break from school, we'll hold a vacation bible school. I'll be sending more information on these two upcoming events.

Our softball season has come to a close with a perfect record of losses. We were defeated in every game Ñ but only by the score. Along with our winning spirits we enjoyed the fellowship and competition. We're already looking forward to next year with plenty of time to practice in the "off season."

Of course you know there is no "off season" when it comes to our God. You expect Him to be there when you need Him, and He expects to see/hear from you daily. Start your week with worship at Sandcreek Baptist. We'll be expecting you. Come at 9 a.m., for Sunday School for all ages and, stay for our traditional worship service at 10. We're located south on U.S. 421, about 3.5 miles from Greensburg. See you Sunday. Have a good week.

St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Osgood

Our Coffee Social will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, September 20. We'll be serving a full menu, including home-made bread, coffee cake, hot ham, cold cuts, tacos, macaroni & cheese, baked beans, green beans, hot potato salad, beef and noodles, salads, beverages, and more.

The entire community is welcome. The charge is a free-will offering.

St. Peter's United Church of Christ is located at 1463 West County Road 700 North, Osgood, at the corner of 700 North and Finks Road.

Lighthouse Chapel

Lighthouse Chapel will hold a Singwith the "Inspirations of Faith," starting at 10 a.m., September 9. We'll hold a second Singwith the "Inspirations of Faith," at 6 p.m., that same night. We welcome all to come and enjoy the fellowship, music and blessings of the Lord.

Lighthouse Chapel is located on 700 South Road.

First Baptist Church

On Sunday, Sept. 23, First Baptist Church will hold "Church on the Road" at the Southeastern Baptist Youth Camp in Westport. Bus transportation from First Baptist Church will be available to shuttle attendees to the Camp starting at 9 a.m.

Camp services start at 9:30 a.m., with a ministry in song and music. The worship service starts at 10:30 a.m., with nursery provided. Please bring a lawn chair.

A catered meal will be served at noon. Please make reservations for the meal.

Overnight accommodations are available at the Youth Camp Sept. 22 for work projects and a campfire.

For more information, call 663-3778.

Community Church of Greensburg

Fall break-out VBS at Community Church, 1427 W. Vandalia Road, Greensburg, on Oct. 8 to 12, from 8 a.m. to noon each day. Program is for ages 3 through fifth grade.

Join us to "put faith in motion" as we study about the journeys of Paul. For information and to register, phone 812-662-8331 or go to

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