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CHURCH NEWS

Friday, August 1, 2008

Harmony United Methodist Church

This Sunday's message is from Emma Crossen as she looks at the feeding of 5000 (Matthew 14:13-21) in a message titled "One Fish, Two Fish, That's All?" We want to thank everyone who helped and participated in our VBS with 1st Presbyterian last week. It was a GREAT week of discovering God's power: AHA! We also want to thank everyone who attended the "Worship at the Fair" service during the Clay County 4-H Fair. Over 150 people from all over the community joined together as we celebrated the Lord's Day together.

We are looking forward to welcoming the Hall Girls for a Southern Gospel Concert on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 6:30p.m. at the church. Lesley and Lindsey Hall are coming from Old Town, Florida to share their gift of song and testimony with us. Please mark you r calendar and plan to attend!

We will be celebrating Holy Communion this week and as always, there will be plenty of great fellowship and sharing in joys and concerns. We invite and welcome any who would like to attend! Sunday Morning Worship -- 9 a.m., Sunday School -- 10:45 a.m. Come and join us!

CHURCH OF THE LIVING CHRIST

The Church of the Living Christ will be having Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8, from 6-8 p.m. Children kindergarten through eighth grade are invited to attend the "Son of Treasure Island." On Friday evening there will be a wrap-up program and hot dogs.

Sunday morning service is at 10:30 a.m. each week.

The Church of the Living Christ, a full gospel church, is located 1 blocks north on Harmony Rd.

For more information, contact Pastor Ernie Phillips at 765-653-9284.

EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Hello again from Eastside Christian Church. By the time you read this, July will be gone. What a busy month we had. We were fortunate to have a concert with Todd York. Bill and his family went on vacation for two weeks to Florida. It is good to have them back, but our youth pastor, Jonathan Shrader, filled in for Bill and did a great job. But welcome back Bill and family.

One of our young ladies, Taylor Payne, participated in the 4-H princess contest. She did not win, but represented us well.

We want to pray for the following: the Mike Fulk family on the loss of their son; Robert Head, Debbie Sparks, Dave Lewis, and Red Woodrum. We also want to pray for any others having difficulties.

The mens' breakfast will resume the second Saturday of August.

Bill and Jonathan are going to jail to spread God's word.

We also would like to let you know that ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES is coming to our church in September. If you are interested in this, please feel free to call the church or call 812-448-1030 for more information. We believe that this is a ministry that will help many people with the purchase of food at a much lower cost and introduce God to some.

Many things are happening at Eastside Christian Church. If you are not attending anywhere else, come be with us and join in the happenings.

Our Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. and our worship service is at 10:30 a.m., We do offer a childrens' worship during our 10:30 service, where they learn about God and Jesus on their level.

The children are with us the last Sunday of the month. They were with us this past Sunday, and a childrens' sermon was given by Jonathan on the Lord's Prayer. They are always so attentive. It is a blessing to watch them. Our church is located directly behind Hardee's on Church St. We hope to see you tomorrow.

Second Annual Jesus Fest

The second annual Jesus Fest will be Aug. 8. We will have Live Gospel Music from: Upper Room Experience, Generation Acts, Wabash Valley Youth Choir, Guided Hands Sign Team, Christ Temple Choir, First Apostolic Sign Team and more! Friday August 8, 2008. Music will be 3-11 p.m. at Forest Park Pavilion in Brazil.

Join us for family fun, food, and worship. Free Admission with a freewill offering.

Otter Creek Christian Church

Hello there from your friends at the Otter Creek Christian Church.

We hope that everyone has had a wonderful week. It is hard to think that July is gone and August is upon us. Where has the time flown? We would like to extend an invitation to you to come and visit Otter Creek Church this Sunday and receive a blessing that is just waiting for you.

Our verse for the week is from Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

This simply means that we are to seek God everyday of our lives, make Him our top priority above everything that we have packed into our busy lives. Notice it says His righteousness. Not our righteousness, which are as filthy rags. To seek His righteousness is to be as much like God as we humanly can. When we do this, all things that we have need for will be provided for us. Make God number one in your life, and start living.

I want to thank Brother Rick Cannon for filling in for us while we were out of town.

Our calendar of events for August-Ice Cream Social at Otter Creek Church-Aug. 23, mark this date on your calendar. More details to come next week so be sure to check out our article.

Check out our website OtterCreekChurch.com you will find some really neat stuff on it, from our on-line newsletter to the latest sermons from the sanctuary of the Otter Creek Church. There is even a map to show you how to get to the church. If you like, you can sign up for our newsletter.

Our Sunday service times are 9:30 a.m. for Sunday School for all ages, 10:40 a.m. for our Worship service, our evening service starts at 6 p.m. We have Bible study on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. and Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. You can contact the church at (812) 446-5300 or Pastor Brattain at (812) 446-4007.

The church is located at 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil. Come and experience that small church feeling that has a big heart for God. Hope to see you this Sunday.

Carbon United Methodist Church

Here it comes! Our 51st Annual Homemade Ice Cream Supper! It will be Friday, Aug. 8, from 4:30- 7:30 p.m. All systems are GO!

There will be Homemade BBQ Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Coney Dogs, Homemade Pimento Cheese Sandwiches, Several Salads, Cakes, Pies, Strawberry Shortcake, and, of course, Homemade, Hand-cranked Ice Cream! So, plan to come next Friday for a great evening of fun, food, and fellowship. We'll be looking for you all!

Our 3rd Annual Church In The Park was last Saturday. There was a good turnout in spite of the heat. Most adults sat in the shade and enjoyed visiting, but a few brave souls got out and played with the kids.

There was a three-on-three basketball tournament along with badminton, horseshoes, watermelon seed spitting, water balloon tossing, and a lot of good food.

The Administrative Board Meeting will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, August 18.

The Believers Women's Group will meet on Tuesday, August 19, at 7 p.m.

In case you would like to know, Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m. and Worship is at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. We would love to have you join us.

Carbon Baptist Church

Hello from the Carbon Baptist Church.

It is getting close to school starting and we are happy at church to be giving to the SOS organization, furnishing school supplies and other needs. We want all children to have the proper supplies and needs for starting a new year at school.

Aug. 23, Youth Pastor Chris Lee and others will be planning a Back-to-School-Bash at Forest Park. More information will be posted later.

Our church camp is over and it was a wonderful experience for everyone. Thanks to all the hard workers that helped with another successful Church Camp.

We are planning something really special for September. We will have more information next week.

Come and Visit, Carbon Baptist Church

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