News From Terre Haute, Indiana


July 4, 2014

CHURCH BRIEFS: July 5, 2014

Celestial Christian

Community Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1219 S. 12th St. For information visit celestial or call 812-917-4410.

First Southern Baptist

Join us 1200 E. Davis Drive. Bible study is 9:15 a.m. Sunday, with Sunday school for infants through fifth grade. Worship service at 10:30 a.m. Kid Worship for kindergarten through fourth grade after singing. Extended session check-in under 4 years old is 10:15 a.m.

Call 812-235-7623 or email, and visit

First Unitarian

Universalist Congregation

Church, 1875 S. Fruitridge Ave. Sunday service is 10:30 a.m. July 6, speaker is Laura Bates with “Shakespeare Saved My Life.” She has a Ph.D. and is an English professor at Indiana State University. She is the author of “Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard.” Bates describes the work that she has done with Shakespeare in prison, with a focus on rehabilitative benefits of the prisoners’ analysis of Shakespeare’s plays.

Rational Free Thinkers group meets 9:15 a.m. Sunday.

Call 812-232-1193 or find us on Facebook.

Reformed Presbyterian

“The Christian’s Attitude Toward Authority” is the sermon title for this Sunday worship message, in Pastor Bill Roberts’ series on 1 Peter. Shorter versions of the messages can be heard at 7:31 a.m. on WPFR.

Worship is 10:45 a.m. Nursery for ages 3 and under is available. Meal and fellowship will follow.

Mount Pleasant United Methodist

Aaron Wheaton, senior pastor, and Rick Swan, assistant pastor, and the church invite you to join us.

South campus, 3050 E. Davis Drive, offers Sunday worship at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m.

North campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave., offers Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Both campuses will host Holy Communion.

Call 812-232-4808 (south) or 812-232-2478 (north), visit, friend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Mt_PleasantUMC.

St. Benedict

Join us 111 S. Ninth St. Mass on Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 a.m. or 11 a.m., and weekdays at 12:05 p.m. Soup kitchen lunch is served Monday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Benedict Parish Festival is July 11 to 12, 5 p.m. to midnight. We have a youth ministry booth and need volunteers for two-hour shifts. Call 812-232-8421.

St. Joseph University Parish

We are at 113 S. Fifth St. Mass is 5 p.m. Saturday; Sunday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed Wednesday, 4:45 p.m. Sacrament of reconciliation is Saturday, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 812-232-7011.

 St. Margaret Mary

Join us for Mass at 2405 S. Seventh St., Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Misa en Espanol a las dos todos los Domingos. Sacrament of Reconciliation is Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. Summer Bible Study: Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Robert Barron’s DVD series on “Catholicism,” Friday at 9:30 a.m. Creed Series and Sunday at 9:30 a.m.”The Psalms.” For information call 812-232-3512.

St. Mary’s Village

Parish community invites you to liturgy at 9 a.m. Sunday. Call 812-535-1261. 

St. Patrick

Parish community, 1807 Poplar St., invites you to liturgy Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:15 a.m. Every weekday, Communion Service at 7:15 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation is Saturdays at 7 p.m., and Sundays at 8 a.m. For information call 812-232-8518.

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus parish, 2322 N. 13th St., welcomes you to Mass Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m., and Friday at 11 a.m. High school youth will have Youth Ministry booth at St. Benedict festival July 11 and 12. Volunteers needed both nights, two-hour shifts, 5 to 11:30 p.m. For information, call 812-466-1231. 

Annunciation, Brazil

Parishioners of Annunciation Church, 19 N. Alabama, Brazil, invite you to Mass Saturday at 4 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m., Monday and Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. Latin Mass is Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Call 812-448-1901.

Sacred Heart, Clinton

Parishioners of Sacred Heart parish, 558 Nebeker St., Clinton, invite you to Mass Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 9 a.m., or Thursday and Friday at 12:05 p.m. Reconciliation is Saturday, 3:30 to 4 pm. Bible study meets 6:30 p.m. Monday and Knight of Columbus host bingo at 7 p.m. Friday. Call 765-832-8468.

St. Joseph, Rockville

St. Joseph parish, 217 E. Ohio St., Rockville, invites you to celebrate Mass Sunday at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Sacrament of reconciliation is Tuesday, 4:30 to 5 p.m. Call 765-569-5406.

Central Christian

– Disciples of Christ

Welcome to worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. This Sunday we focus on the gospel according to Matthew. We celebrate Communion every Sunday and our table is open for all. Special time is available for Young Church. Nursery care provided during worship. Fellowship with drinks and doughnuts after worship.

Sunday school at 11 a.m. Elders meet at noon Sunday for a time of service, fellowship, study and prayer. On Monday, we celebrate communion with residents of Bethesda Gardens and Wyndmoor at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

We encourage all Central Christian members and friends to attend Taize Service at St. Mary-of-the-Woods at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Central Christian is at 4950 E. Wabash Ave. Call 812-877-9959. Visit 

Centenary United Methodist

We welcome you to worship at Centenary, 301 N. Seventh St., at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Hear the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Moore’s message, “The Power of Why?” (Matthew 11: 16-39), and listen to Bill Cain’s organ mastery and a special musical event organized by choir director Erich Kendall.

Fellowship in church library follows worship service, 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday school classes offered to all age groups and nursery care provided.

The 7th Cents Youth Group is on hiatus until Aug. 10 when students return to school. Contact Youth director Tiffany Grossman at Centenary 812-232-2319 or 812-589-1647.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist

Shiloh M.B. Church will have Vacation Bible School July 7-11, 6 to 8 each night. Theme this year is “Jungle Safari” where kids explore the nature of God. We will offer classes for preschool through adult and all are welcome. If you have any questions, call 812-231-1799.

Central Presbyterian

Central Presbyterian Church, 125 N. Seventh St., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday for traditional worship. Pastor Lant Davis’s sermon, “Arranged Marriage,” will be based on Genesis 24:34-61, in which a wife is found for the patriarch Isaac. Lord’s Supper will be served. Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Nursery care is provided. Friday evening the adult mission trip to Buckhorn, Ky., will depart. Call 812-232-5049 or visit

Oregon Baptist

Oregon Baptist is an American Baptist church, 11200 S. Carlisle St., Terre Haute; 812-299-2112.

Sunday school each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Fred Harrison leads in morning worship at 10:30 a.m.

United Methodist Temple

Join us Sunday when Pastor Kevin Drane leads worship services at 8:45 a.m. (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary). Sermon is based on Act 4:8-20, “Do we worship the Real God?”  We also participate in Holy Communion in both services this week. Sunday school at 10 a.m. Nursery available during both worship services and Sunday school.

Call the church, 812-299-1898, visit or check out 

Rosedale Baptist

The church is at Depot and Middle streets.

Call Pastor Randy McPike at 765-548-2857.

Sunday worship service is at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school at 10:30 and Sunday eve service at 7.

Vacation Bible School, Arrow Island “Choosing God’s Way,” takes place 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 7-11 at the church.

Memorial United Methodist

Memorial United Methodist, 2701 Poplar St., Terre Haute, invites you to worship with us each Sunday. Parking is available in our lot behind the church on Oak Street.

Please join us Sunday. The Rev. Scott’s sermon will be ”America the Beautiful.” Today we honor not just our freedoms but our gracious land itself. Scripture: Deuteronomy 11:1-12.

Our traditional 8:45 a.m. worship service includes traditional hymns.

At 9:45 a.m. we have fellowship and refreshment time. At 10 a.m. join us for Sunday school. We have many classes to choose from and for all ages. At 11 a.m. we have our second service PRAYZ!.

Both worship services contain a children’s message, scripture readings, music, pastoral prayer and sermon. Children may stay in the service with their family or they may attend Children’s Church following the children’s message.

For information call 812-234-0776 or visit

Grace Community

Special Sunday at Meeting Grounds. We invite you to our Sunday worship at The Meeting Grounds at 6th and Washington. Worship is at 10:30 a.m in the sanctuary of the old Presbyterian Church building.

Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m.

Worship is a contemporary/traditional mix. If you need a prayer, use prayforyouinterre

This Sunday, we worship at The Meeting Grounds at 6th and Washington St. For information visit or call 812-236-1507.

Smith Park United Methodist

Our Vacation Bible School will be held next Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. Songs, Bible story and crafts will be followed by lunch each day. Neighborhood children welcome. Worship service is 9 a.m. each Sunday. Church located north of West Terre Haute on Ferguson Hill at Woodland Ave., and North Smith place. Pastor Ed Gladish may be reached at 812-241-5053.

Seelyville United Methodist

Pastor Jack Diel and Seelyville UMC family invite you to worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Nursery volunteers available, and a time of fellowship follows morning worship. Kid’s Hour meets 9:30-10:45 a.m. under the direction of Pam Webster.

Scripture readings for Sunday are Romans 7:15-25a and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 with Liturgist Bob Elsey. Special music is presented by Kelli Seida. Hymns for Sunday are “America the Beautiful,” “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High,” “I Surrender All,” and “It is Well with My Soul” led by Nathan Mensah.

Holy Communion will be served.

The life of our church begins on Tuesday, July 8 with Prayer & Bible Study group meeting at 10 a.m. in library. Book Banter Buffet will enjoy lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, followed by discussion of “She Wore Only White” by Dorthe Binkert in home of Jo Phillips. Beginning Yoga continues at church at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Seelyville United Methodist Church located on the corner of U.S. 40 and Second Street in Seelyville. Church phone, 812-877-1868 with email contact at

Trinity Lutheran

Come and join us at 10 a.m. Worship Service each Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2620 Ohio Blvd., Terre Haute. Holy Communion offered and shared during Worship Service.

For more details concerning Trinity Lutheran or our ministries, call 812-232-7628.

First Congregational

First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio in Terre Haute, invites you Sunday, July 6 as Rev. Carlson shares her sermon, “The Lord is With You Wherever You Go.” Services return to our regular schedule, 8:30 meditative (no music) service and 10:30 traditional service. Children’s Sunday achool immediately after children’s sermon.

Find us online at or on

Facebook at FirstChurchTH.

St. George’s Episcopal

The parishioners of St. George’s Episcopal Church, West Terre Haute, invite you to join us Sunday morning for Adult Christian Education and Holy Eucharist. Adult Christian education is 9:15 to 9:45 a.m.

Sunday morning worship service of Holy Eucharist is 10 a.m.  The Rev. John Brockman is the celebrant on Sunday at 10 a.m.

St. George’s Episcopal Church, The Friendly Little Church on the Hill at Ferguson Hill, 1337 N. Smith Place, West Terre Haute. Information visit website at www.stgeorges or call 812-533-1346.

St. George’s will be celebrating its 100th anniversary with an Open House on July 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The celebration will include food, fun and fellowship, and also genealogical resources. All are welcome.

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