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CHURCH NEWS

Friday, April 25, 2008

UNITED METHODIST

The Town and Country United Methodist Men will meet Monday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at MCL Cafeteria in Terre Haute. This will be Ladies Night, come and enjoy the evening.

COMMUNITY CHOIR

The Brazil Community Choir will begin rehearsals on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m., at Bee Ridge Church on N. Kennedy's Crossing Rd. The choir has an open membership. For more information, call Sam Glover at 448-1181 or Esther Lints at 986-2330.

UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

The United Presbyterian Church, 1207 E. Springhill, Terre Haute will be having a Jonah Fish Fry on Saturday, May 3 from 4-7 p.m. Prices are $8 for adults, $5 for children 5 and under, desserts are extra. For more information, call 812-299-2206.

First Christian Church

The First Christian Church Youth Music/ Drama Group, CROSSEEKERS, will present the musical/drama "Waiters" on Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 6 p.m., at the church. "Waiters" is a great program with a great message - waiting for God's timing in your life. The program takes place in a restaurant, MASTERSONS, where we learn that everyone is a "waiter" - waiting for something in their lives. But we learn that God teaches us while we wait and that His plan for our lives is well worth waiting for!

The FCC Youth Jazz Band will present a mini concert that evening as well! First Christian Church is located at 1875 W. U.S. Highway 40 in Brazil. Everyone is invited to attend.

DOOR CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH

The Door Christian Fellowship Church will host a revival and crusade services April 26-28.

The preacher will be Terry Hayne, who has ministered in over 50 countries and in every continent. An outdoor healing crusade will take place on Saturday April 2,6 at 6 p.m. in the S.O.S. parking lot at 100 N. Forest Avenue.

The revival services will follow at the church, 202 N. Washington St.

Services will be Sunday at 11 a.m. and at 7 p.m., Monday at 7 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. For more information call 442-8470 or 201- 3966.

BEE RIDGE CHURCH

Hello. Have you noticed how different it's starting to look outside? The grass is green, the flowers are starting to bloom and even the trees are starting to get leaves. Now, this is one change that we all seem to like.

Although a lot of us don't like to adjust to change. We are happy with things just the way they are. Actually that's not a bad thing, but it could have some repercussions. It could keep a person from advancing in an occupation or in our walk with God. It definitely could keep churches from growing.

Think of changes in your own life. We start out as tiny babies, grow to toddlers and youth, then adults. Look at all the changes we've already made! So what's so different about making more changes? Don't get in a rut. Make some changes. Grow! Have fun! Live life to the fullest.

One change you could make is to open the door and let God in your life. Pastor Jeff and the congregation can help you. Just hop in your car and bring your family to Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church.

We are the little country church that is full of love for our Savior. We're located approximately 1.4 miles north of Northview High School. Sunday School starts at 9:30. Church starts at 10:30. Hope to see you Sunday.

God bless you all.

ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH

Father Dom Chukwudi (domojore@yahoo.com)is the Administrator and Dr. Marsha Bialaszewski (M.Bialaszewski@att.net) is the Pastoral Associate.

The Mass schedule is Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45-6:15 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Divine Mercy Chaplet: First Sunday each month at 8 a.m.

Each Saturday at 5:55 p.m. and each Sunday at 7:55 a.m. we will be praying the Rosary for our Annunciation Parish Family and Vocations.

Father's office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Parish office hours are 8-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday and Friday 8 a.m.-noon.

Grant and Kirk Meyers are back from meeting the Pope. If you go to www.archindy.org you will see them holding the banner for the archdiocese of Indiana with the Pope in between them.

The reroofing of the Church is complete, but the gutters still have to be hung. The parking lot will be repaired also.

Remember to think VBS. It is coming sooner than you realize.

The Knights of Columbus are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community, it is supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith, it is about protecting and enhancing your family life.

In the past 12 months the Knights of Columbus have been actively recruiting new members. The following men joined the Knights: Jerry Rode, Tony Spugnardi, William Bowman, Michael Shaw, Nick Cope, Kirk Meyers, Donald Pearson and Ed Burt. The following Knights also took the 2nd and 3rd degrees in the past 12 months: Ed Burt, Nick Cope, Jeff Etling, Kirk Meyers and Jerry Rode. Edward Burt also recently went through the Fourth Degree exemplification.

There were also seven others that joined our council but transferred to Greencastle when their council was started again. If you are a Catholic man in good standing with the church we would like for you to join us. If you are interested in joining or just want to find out more about the Knights then ask a Knight.

Volunteers are needed to help with Bingo. We are short handed especially with the summer months coming up.

Last Sunday we gave away $1000 for our large jackpot and several hundred dollars for our second half jar ball. This Sunday we will be playing for $100 for all regular bingo pots. This week we will be giving two special door prizes a week. These are special baskets that have been put together by Lancaster Bingo with proceeds from the sale of these baskets going to breast cancer research. We should have something special for Mother's Day, too.

We play 10 speed games starting at 6 p.m. each and every Sunday and our Early Bird games start at 6:30 p.m. Regular bingo starts at 7 p.m. Our bingo hall is located at 8990 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd. across from the Northview High School baseball field. We are handicapped accessible and we have a lighted parking lot. We have a lot of good food each week also.

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church located at 19 N. Alabama St. For more information call (812)448-1901 or annunicationchurch@msn.com

BRAZIL BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH

God's Word is truth. That truth enables us to distinguish right from wrong, truth from lies, and to correct false concepts and philosophies.

Last Sunday we covered part one of a mini-series regarding what God teaches regarding marriage and divorce. Before addressing the subject of divorce, we re-established what the Bible teaches about marriage. Since God is the One who instituted marriage (Genesis 2:18-24), man cannot adopt or develop his own views and concepts of marriage.

Matthew 19:4-7 states it very clearly that every marriage is a man and a woman joining together in agreement and they are not to separate. This vow that is being made between two people is done in the sight of God and God takes this covenant seriously.

Another important point the Scriptures address in James 5:12 is that whenever you verbalize a vow of commitment, you are to mean what you say. Putting it another way, there is no such thing as a marriage annulment in God's eyes. In summary, the Scriptures made it clear to us that marriage is a permanent and binding agreement.

This Sunday, we will begin to address what the Bible teaches on the subject of divorce. God desires that we love and please Him. One of the clearest ways to express our love and commitment to Him is to know His Word and to submit ourselves to Him. Its not easy but with His grace it is possible. When we fail and disobey, God stands ready and willing to forgive. Maybe your marriage is falling apart. Friend, God cares for you and He longs to help you. What does God want for you and your marriage? We would love to help. Call the office at 442-5008 or email at pastor@brazilbible.org.

We seek to encourage one another to stay faithful in our walk with God and to minister to others the love of God and the truth of His Word. Can we minister to you?

For all ladies and young girls we invite you to our Ladies Friendship Banquet tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the church located directly across from the Fairgrounds. We invite each of you to our Sunday School classes at 10 a.m. and to our Worship Service at 11 a.m. on Sunday. There will NOT be an evening service tomorrow.

We are an assembly of sinners saved by grace who seek God's help to know how to live in this fallen world. We long to know His Word so that we can discern truth from error so that we can please Him now and hear "well done" when we stand before Him at the day of judgment. Join us and let's stimulate one another to a greater love and devotion to God.

CARBON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

By Mary Egloff

Spring has really sprung ... at last! Isn't it glorious! Everywhere we look we can see and feel God's loving presence and say "Thank You, God."

Spring is also the time for us to come out of hibernation. We are beginning to rev up our church activities along with all our own "coming alive" activities.

Today, Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m., members of the church will be passing out petunias and cookies to all the households in Carbon. This is Carbon's Annual Clean-Up Day. Everyone will be cleaning up alleys and junk that has piled up in their yards all year. This will make Carbon a much nicer place to be, and we are hoping the people will enjoy the cookies as they take a break from their work and plant the petunias to help make Carbon bright and pretty.

On Saturday, May 17, there will be a free "Music For The Soul Festival" at the Carbon Fire Department Pavilion from 1-4 p.m. A number of different gospel bands will be providing the music. The church will be selling cold drinks to raise money for the Food Pantry. So bring your lawn chairs and spend the afternoon listening to great music.

On Sunday, May 18, there will be a special Charge Conference during the Worship Service with Rev. Tom True presiding concerning incorporating the church. This is just a formality, but a very necessary one.

Vacation Bible School is coming around fast. This year, ours will be during the week of June 9 - June 13 at 6:00 p.m. The theme this year is "Custom Garage, Loving God, Serving Each Other." If you can help in any way, please contact Mary Egloff at 448-8235.

The doors will be open. Come join us for Sunday School and Worship on Sunday. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. and Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. You will find a warm and loving group of people ... not perfect but striving to be what God wants all of us to be.

CARBON BAPTIST CHURCH

Hello from Carbon Baptist Church. Our church has a team for Relay for Life, it will be on May 3-4, please come and support the fight for curing cancer.

A little advanced notice on what is coming up Monday, May 5, will be our Mother's Day banquet at the church at 6:30 p.m.

Vacation Bible School will start on June 2-6, and the program will be on Sunday evening June 8. Chris our Youth Pastor and his wife Michelle do a wonderful job on this program and many volunteers from the congregation.

Call the office at 442-7729 for information on this. We are open every Sunday please feel free to come and visit, you may want to stay.



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