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Friday, January 14, 2011

First Christian Church

First Christian Church is pleased to announce new Sunday Service times 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. are the times for the Sunday worship services. Sunday School hour begins at 9:40 a.m. for all ages. Children's Ministry is provided throughout at all three times. Student Ministry for students in Middle School and High School is held at the Walnut Theater in Brazil with "Reel Worship" beginning at 9:40 a.m. and Sunday School classes at 10:50 a.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 23, Matt Proctor, President of Ozark Christian College will be the featured guest speaker for the morning services. Also that morning special guests, "Malchus", a local worship band, will be leading in song. "Malchus" will present a concert that evening at 6:30 p.m. in the church auditorium. This inspiring and uplifting group is relevant to all ages.

First Christian Church invites you to come and experience God in a gathering set aside not for performance, but as an opportunity for to come together and worship an Audience of One.

Bee Ridge Church

Bee Ridge Church is located 1 1/2 miles north on Kennedy Crossing Road. We are the brick church on the top of the hill. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Worship Service and Children's Church begins at 10:30 a.m.

Our church congregation is growing and we welcome new members or visitors anytime.

Come join us for worship. Jeff Bridgewater is our Pastor, and can be reached at 812 241-3036 or email: jeffbwater@yahoo.com. Hope to see you this Sunday.

Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church

This week at Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church:

Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school (classes for all ages); 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship

Children's Church (for ages through 3rd grade)

This week's Children's Church teachers will be Avalon Hapenny and Rachelle Royer

5 p.m. AWANA'S

7 p.m. Evening Service

Tuesday at 2 p.m. Ladies Nursing Home Ministry at Cloverleaf

Wednesday at 7 p.m. Bible Study/Prayer

Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible Study

The pastor's message this week is: "The Wild Man"--Mark 5:1 They went across the lake to the region of the Gerasenes. 2 When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an evil (unclean) spirit came from the tombs to meet him.

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Gale Jarvis, as they are to be united in holy matrimony at 2 p.m. today at the church.


We are in need of volunteers for the AWANA share times for this Sunday night and also for the months of February and March.

LOOKING BACK: Special Music/Reading by Mike Pell was a very good experience in laughing, a much needed experience for all of us! Great job Mike. No one answered the question for last week: The second coming of Christ is compared to what weather condition? The answer is...Lightning. Matthew 24:27 For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

New Question: What was the only thing Jesus told his disciples to take on mission trips? The answer is somewhere in Matthew. Email me your answer at pmann228@hotmail.com the correct answer will be published the next week.

We are located two miles north of US Hwy 40 on the Knightsville Road, or two miles east of Indiana 59 on Rio Grand Road

Church Phone Number: 812-446-0531

If you do not have a church home we invite you to come worship with us.

We are a Un-Denominational church that worships Jesus Christ.

Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church

Pastor: Father Harold W. Rightor II; revhwr@juno.com

E-mail for the parish office can be sent to annunicationchurch@msn.com.

Mass schedule: Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m., Thursday 9 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Saturday or by appointment.

Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed the first Sunday of each month at 8 a.m.

To schedule time to see Father Harold please call the parish office, 812-448-1901.

The church is located at 19 N. Alabama St. in Brazil. Handicapped parking is available in the parking lot between the church and the Parish Center.

If you have any news of interest to the parish please send me an e-mail at eaburt48@gmail.com. News must be submitted to me before Wednesday to get it in the paper on Saturday.


The Lady Knights will be having an Indoor Yard Sale, Saturday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall. Breakfast and Lunch will be available. Vendors are sought at this time for $10/table. Contact Martha Tempel at 443-7552. Proceeds benefit the service projects of the Lady Knights. Current projects include replacing the ceiling of the Parish Center.

Bingo is in need of volunteers for the bingo hall and the kitchen. One Sunday evening a month or even one every couple of months would be a help. If you don't know who to ask about volunteering contact the Parish office @ 812-448-3416.

Bingo Speed games start a 6 p.m., Early Bird games at 6:30 and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m. We have a weekly Jackpot coverall worth $1,000 if you bingo on 55 numbers or less. Remember we are a no smoking facility, but we do have a covered smoking area and a little propane heater for you to warm you hands with while you are smoking. There is always good food available, so stop in and spend the evening with us.

Peniel United Methodist Church

The third Sunday of each month is always special. Between Sunday School and the Church Services, coffee, doughnuts, etc. are served and it gives everyone the opportunity for good conversation and renew friendships. Come say "Hello".

Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 for the Church Services. Pastor Pippin's sermon is titled "Come and See!" Scripture for Jan. 16 is St. John 1:29-42.

Feel free to call Pastor Pippin at 812-443-8489 concerning those who need to be on the prayer list or any Church activities.

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church welcomes you to all of their opportunities of worship, fellowship and service. This Sunday begins at 9:30 with Sunday School for all ages. Everyone will be eager to see you and study with you.

Morning Worship begins at 10:30. There is a staffed nursery provided. Children from pre-K through 5th grade are invited to attend KidMo, an interactive Bible lesson program.

Sunday evening at 5:30 AWANA and Youth meet. A large number of adults work with these programs. At 6 p.m., there is an adult Bible Study.

Mid-week Bible Study gathers at 12:15, Wednesday, in the fellowship room. Come and participate in the study of Daniel.

THE ROCK meets at 7 p.m., Thursday. This is an alternative service of worship. There is a nursery and KidMofor the children.

Today, Saturday, we are in an all-day calendar and committee planning meeting. If you can't come for the entire day, come when you can.

We look forward to worshiping with you this week at First Baptist.

Center Point United Methodist Church

In just six short weeks we at Center Point will be having our 3rd Annual Pie Auction/Mission Event! I can't believe it is that close. The first Sunday in March! Then, before you know it spring will be here! Sometimes it is hard to remember that life happens one day at a time. It seems as though events come and go with alarming speed.

Keep watching for details of the Pie Auction. As the date, March 6, draws nearer I will be giving you more information on it. One thing I will tell you now. We always have a mission effort that we focus on supporting. This year we will be raising funds to support our mission trip to Haiti. We are planning on making the trip in July. Pastor Bob Kumpf is in contact with Pastor Joseph Saintil in Cape Haitian. While there, Pastor Saintil has requested we conduct a Vacation Bible School. And we will be helping with some construction projects.

So, keep watching and pray for our efforts to be fruitful. It will take quite a bit of money to provide the VBS materials for the number of children we expect to be there. But, what better way to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to the children of Haiti. They can "come and see" Jesus through the VBS materials and, with your prayers and ours, they will see His Spirit through us.

"Come and See" is the title of Pastor Bob Kumpf's message tomorrow. He takes it from the words of Jesus in the book of John, chapter 1, verses 29-42. It's the story of Andrew leading his brother, Simon Peter, to Jesus. Bob says, "He (Andrew) was so excited about finding the Messiah he had to share the news!"

Bob continued to share this about the message. "Many times we want to tell others about what we have found and share our excitement with them. But, have you ever noticed, our telling of the story doesn't really do it justice and we find ourselves saying, 'You should have been there!' It's the same with finding Christ. We can, and should tell others of the miracles of the Bible and even how He has worked in our lives ... but it's not until they meet Him, and experience His grace and hope in a personal relationship that they truly come to know Him. I think that there is something about the way we live and the excitement we share with those around us that makes them want to know more...know why...and know Who gives us the power and the peace we find as Christians. And, in all reality, our job is simple...invite them to Come and See!"

You are invited to "Come and See" tomorrow at Center Point or any church in the area. Come see Jesus! Be blessed and be a blessing to others!

Eastside Christian Church

What a great Sunday we had. It was good to see some there that had not been with us for awhile. June and Charlotte were missed. It was Pastor Bill's and Millie's birthdays, so Ron had us sing the birthday song to each of them.

There is a date correction for the Leadership Retreat. It will be on Saturday, Jan.15.

Be sure to make a note that Angel Food orders will be taken the evenings of Jan. 18 and the 20th at the church between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. The last day to order will be the 23rd, and pickup day will be the 29th.

Millie distributed the books to everyone that ordered one. If you did not get one ordered, please let Millie know. They are $7.50. Pastor Bill will start his messages from the book, THE STORY, beginning tomorrow.

We want to welcome Donna and Cole into our fellowship. They are born again Christians, but have made our congregation their church home.

We still want to keep Dave and Jackson in our prayers, for they will be having surgeries in the near future. We also want to pray for Mike Allen, who has found out he has cancer. Also, pray for the Modglin family on the loss of Bob.

If you are in need of a church home, we would love to have you come be with us. We have a good time in the name of the Lord.

If anyone would like to teach a class, please let Pastor know, for teachers are needed.

Vacation Bible School is fast approaching, so you might want to think about taking part in this endeavor. There will be more about it later, but Lorie and Jayme will need help.

We are really blessed with people that will help in any way they can.

Again, we want to invite you to come to any or all of our services. We hope to see you soon.

Carbon Baptist Church

Hello from Carbon Baptist. We have several upcoming events:

Tuesday, Jan. 25 - The Ladies Ministry will be meeting at the home of Gina Girton, 4640 N. St. Rd. 59, at 6:30 p.m.

Jan. 16 - The youth group "Thirsty" will meet at the church Sunday at 6:07 p.m.

Jan. 18 - The annual business meeting will be in the fellowship hall at 7 p.m.

Jan. 19 - Cell groups meet at the church at 7 p.m.; The College Bible study meets in Terre Haute at 10 p.m., for more information, call Youth Pastor Chris Lee at 812-878-1024.

The 8th annual Wabash Valley Ladies Unity Night will meet on March 25, at 7:30 p.m., and March 26, at 2 p.m., at the Maryland Community Church. The event is free but, you will need a ticket. Contact Karen Cox for more information, at 812-605-1147.

Our spring break mission trips are coming up soon. For more information on the dates and time later.

The New Year is off and running. How are all those New Year resolutions coming? This time of the year is a time for new beginnings. Be faithful to your new directions and don't give in to the same old way we found ourselves in last year. We can change our world by taking it one day at a time.

Our Sunday School hour begins at 9:30 a.m., Worship Hour is at 10:30 a.m.

Come and enjoy the love and fellowship.

Has anyone told you they love you today? We do. Have a great week in the service of the Lord.

New Jerusalem Church

The public is invited to the New Jerusalem Church, a ministry with prayer for the sick, and has recently started having services at Clay Center, Billville Rd. and SR 59.

Sunday service is at 6 p.m., and Thursday Bible Study at 6 p.m. For more information contact Carolyn Moore at 812-446-2327.

Community Missionary Church

Services were opened with Pastor Ken Thomas welcoming everyone whom bravely came out to be with us. Then brought up his news of visits to our sick and shut-ins. Leading in prayer, he turned over the service to Peg Parksey, whom led the congregational singing. Brother Thomas then made the weekly announcements and the tithes were taken up and Peg Parksey sang the beautiful special number, "Special Delivery."

Preacher opened his message asking if anyone would like an apple, orange or rather have a buttered roll? Looking to Espesians 5:9, "For the fruit of the spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth." "Providing what is acceptable unto the Lord." and "Have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them."

So we find throughout the Bible that we possess or don't possess God's fruit not meaning the apple, nor the orange, but the fruit of kindness, gentleness, love, compassion, patience, and many other fruits or can we say, traits that God has given us.

People may look at us, and they can tell if we possess certain fruits; and if you have an outburst of anger, that's not to say that you have or haven't but that the Christian will remember to make amends or apologies when they are wrong. Losing one's temper in my early life, I had found ways to change my attitude and have more patience. Jesus does that for us.

Brother Thomas said the important thing to remember, that you know Jesus today, enjoy the fruits of his knowledge, and strive daily to keep his commandments.

Sunday School is at 9:30 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m. and Evening Service at 6 p.m.

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