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March 21, 2014


Celestial Christian

Community Bible study 7 p.m. Tuesday, 1219 S. 12th St. For information, celestialchristian or 812-917-4410.

Seelyville United Methodist

Worship third Sunday in Lent, 9:30 a.m., U.S. 40 and Second Street. Nursery available, fellowship follows. Kid’s hour meets 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

Scriptures are Exodus 17:1-7 and John 4:5-42. Choir rehearsal Sunday at 8:30 a.m., new members welcome.

Pastor Jack Diel’s message will be “Quenching Thirst,” on Jesus’ living water. Prayer and Bible study group meets in library 10 a.m. Tuesday. Beginning Yoga is Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Week 9 of Financial Peace University is 7 p.m. Thursday. Call 812-877-1868 or email

Mount Pleasant

United Methodist

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

South campus, 3050 E. Davis Drive, offers Sunday services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., and Sunday school at 10 a.m. North campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave., offers 9 a.m. Sunday school and 10 a.m. service.

The Lenten study/sermon series is “Transformed” by the Rev. Rick Warren.

South campus worships in the fellowship/worship center. Front entrance open until 10 minutes after services begin, and west entrance during entire service.

Small groups and Bible studies are at both campuses. Music and arts opportunities are praise band, choir, hand bell choir and drama team.

Upward soccer programs for kindergarten through eighth grade, in addition to a special needs league, are at north campus.

Revolution is for college-age students and up, and meets Thursday with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Call 812-232-4808 for directions.

South campus activities:

Lifeline, for grades six through senior year, is 9:50 to 10:40 a.m. and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sundays, and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays.

Prayer meeting is 6 p.m. Mondays in chapel. Celebrate Recovery is 7 p.m. Friday in Wide Eye Cafe. Women’s Lunch Bunch, Yarn Spinners, Sit & Fit and men’s fellowship group.

North campus activities:

Care Group meets 10 a.m. Thursday to spread Christ’s message to shut-ins and newcomers.

Needle Nook and Hook meets Mondays, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., sewing, crocheting, and knitting lap robes and afghans. Everyone invited regardless of skill level.

Beyond the Ashes southern gospel quartet performs 7 p.m. Thursday at south campus. Call 812-232-4808 or 812-232-2478, visit, friend us on Facebook and follow on Twitter @Mt_PleasantUMC.

Blessed Hope Baptist


We are1⁄4 mile south of Jasonville, 9251 N. Indiana 59. Call 812-665-3282. At 6:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, we will host Brother Marvin Smith, at our Spiritual Warfare Conference.

Sunday school is 9:30 a.m., Sunday preaching at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening service at 7 and Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Call 812-665-3282.

St. George’s Episcopal

West Terre Haute

Adult Christian education is 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. Sunday, church hall. Worship service of Holy Eucharist is 10 a.m. with the Rev. William Wieland, then fellowship, church hall.

We are at Ferguson Hill, 1337 N. Smith Place. Visit or call 812-533-1346. Contact Sylvia Brockman at

First Unitarian

Universalist Congregation

We are at 1875 S. Fruitridge Ave. The Sunday service is 10:30 a.m. with Rich House, on “The Happy Human (Revisited).” Children’s religious education is 10:50 a.m.

Rationalist Free Thinkers group meets 9:15 a.m., discussing expensive seminaries. Call 812-232-1193 or find us on Facebook.

Maple Avenue

United Methodist

Worship Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school is 9:30 a.m. Pastor David Rockhill will give the message, “Saved By His Life,” reconciled with God through Jesus, with the Scripture Romans 5:1-11. Second service has children’s sermon, choir and junior church.

Call 812-232-7263 for free transportation to and from 10:30 a.m. service.

Serve the Lord in United Methodist Men’s group, tutoring, open gym, daycare, preschool, youth activities, choir, cabaret, chamber orchestra or special music.

Rio Grande Baptist

Sunday school is 9:30 a.m., worship service with pastor Chuck Bahr at 10:30 a.m. We also have a Sunday service at 6 p.m.

We are at 4411 E. Rio Grande Ave. Visit www.riogrande

St. Benedict

Join us at 111 S. Ninth St. for Mass Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 or 11 a.m., and Monday through Friday at 12:05 p.m. Adult faith enrichment offering is Thursday evenings at Hellmann Hall, studying Fr. Robert Barron’s “Catholicism: The New Evangelization” series. Call 812-232-8421.

Free pancake breakfast today, 9 to 11 a.m., sponsored by Order of Secular Franciscans.

St. Joseph University Parish

Join us, 113 S. Fifth St., for Mass at 5 p.m. Saturday; Sunday at 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; and weekdays at 5:15 p.m. Lenten reconciliation service is Tuesday, 7 p.m. College ministry offers Liturgy of the Hours at 9 p.m. Tuesday, “Maximize Your Faith” at 8 p.m. Wednesdays, and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, 8 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Call 812-232-7011.

St. Margaret Mary

We are at 2405 S. Seventh St. Mass is Saturday at 4 p.m. or Sunday at 11 a.m. Misa en Espanol a las dos todos los Domingos. Sacrament of reconciliation is Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Lenten program continues Friday at 6 p.m. with Stations of the Cross, soup supper and presentation, “Living with Christ in Community.” Visit us online or call 812-232-3512.

St. Mary’s Village Church

The parish community invites you to Liturgy Sunday at 9 a.m. Call us at 535-1261.

St. Patrick

We are at 1807 Poplar St. Come 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 is 7:15 a.m. Sacrament of reconciliation is 7 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday. Religious education classes for preschool through eighth grade are Sundays, 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Visit us online or call 812-232-8518.

Sacred Heart of Jesus

The parish, 2322 N. 131⁄2 St., welcomes you to Mass Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. Lenten reconciliation service is Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Lenten Fish Fry to benefit John Paul II High School is Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. Call 812-466-1231.

Annunciation, Brazil

We are at 19 N. Alabama. Mass is 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Latin Mass is Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Reconciliation is Wednesday, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Visit us online or call 812-448-1901.

Sacred Heart, Clinton

We are at 558 Nebeker St., and invite you to Mass Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 9 am, or Thursday and Friday at 12:05 p.m. Lenten Penance service is Wednesday, 7 p.m. Reconciliation is available Saturday, 3:30 to 4 p.m. Call 765-832-8468.

St. Joseph, Rockville

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

Church of Christ at Terre Haute

Our location, 4017 E. Margaret Drive. Assembling times: Sunday at 10 a.m., Bible study; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., worship. Wednesday Bible study is 7 p.m. Visit www.churchofchristatterre

Oregon Baptist

Jonah Fish Fry and Bazaar today, 4 to 7 p.m. Drive-thru available; call your order in, 812 299-2112. Cost is $7.50 for adults, $4 children 6 to 11, $3 children 3 to 5.

We are an American Baptist Church, 11200 S. Carlisle St. Call 812-299-2112.

Sunday School is 9:30 a.m. The Rev. Fred Harrison leads worship, 10:30 a.m. Youth Groups meet 7 p.m. Wednesday. Jr. ABY is for second through fifth grades, Sr. ABY for sixth through 12th.

Second Missionary Baptist

We are at 1400 Oak St., and will celebrate the installation of the Rev. S.E. Floyd Sunday. Service is 11 a.m. and Min. Darrell A. Riddell, Trinity Baptist Church, Gary, is the guest speaker. Special installation services are 4 p.m. and the Rev. Cletus Malone is guest speaker.

The Rev. Floyd is church’s 18th pastor, and in ministry for nearly 17 years. Pastor Floyd served under Dr. Justin Hunter Sr. at One Vision in Christ Community Baptist Church as executive pastor of administration.

For more information about the installation service, contact Claudia Odom at

Riley Bible

We have started a new Sunday school series, “What is Calvinism?” Main service is 11 a.m. We are two doors from Dollar General, off Indiana 46. Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday family worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday night prayer and Bible study, 7 p.m.

Call us at 812-230-6053, visit or check us out on Facebook.

Centenary United Methodist

We are at 301 N. Seventh St., next to Indiana State University. Worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Hear the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Moore’s message, “Is Anyone Thirsty?: Honoring the Longing Amid the Craving” (Exodus 17:1-7), and the chancel choir.

Fellowship is 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday school offered to all age groups, nursery care provided. At 10:45 a.m. in Friendship Classroom, adult Bible study will discuss “Worthy Is the Lamb” (Revelation 3:7, 5:5-13). Lamplighters Discussion Group meets in Disciple Room. Preschool, primary, junior and youth classes are offered.

The 7th Cents Youth Group, for middle and high schoolers, is Sunday at Central Presbyterian, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Lenten study is “A Journey with Jesus in the 21st Century.” Contact youth director Tiffany Grossman at 232-2319.

Join the Crossroads Cluster in Mid-Lenten worship Sunday at 5 p.m., Memorial United Methodist Church, with Bishop Mike Coyner.

Prayer and meditation time is Thursday, 11 a.m. to noon. Choir practice is 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Call 232-2319.

United Methodist Temple

This Third Sunday in Lent, Pastor Kevin Drane leads worship at 8:45 (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary). Sermon is John 4:5-42, “We, as individuals, must know that Jesus is the Son of God.” Sunday school for all ages is 10 a.m., nursery available.

“Lenten Lessons of Life” study is 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays, weekly through Lent. Douglas Sperry leads the Kerygma study “The Bible and Handel’s Messiah,” by Carol B. Reynolds.

Church activities:

Monday: 10:30 a.m., Holy Yoga (Level 1-2); noon, Membership Care meeting at Westminster Village; 12:15 p.m., Celebrate Recovery; 6 p.m., Mary Martha Circle, fellowship hall

Tuesday: 9 a.m., staff meeting; 6 p.m., Finance Team meeting

Wednesday: 10 a.m., women’s Beth Moore Bible study, “The Patriarchs”; 10:30 a.m., Holy Yoga (Power/Sculpt)

Thursday: 10 a.m., Piecemakers Quilters; 4 p.m., Signing for the Savior; 6 p.m., Temple Bells practice; 7:15 p.m., chancel choir practice

Friday: 10:30 a.m., Holy Yoga (Gentle).

March 30, we will have one service at 10 a.m., with Sunday School at 9 a.m. Lunch in fellowship hall at 11:30 a.m. as a fundraiser for missions, followed by hymn sing.

Call 812-299-1898, or visit or


Central Presbyterian

Traditional worship, 125 N. Seventh St., is Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Lant Davis’ sermon, “While We Still Were Sinners,” is based on Romans 5:1-11, in which the Apostle Paul writes of Christ’s death for us. High Ground, the men’s a capella chorus, will sing. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Nursery care is provided. Lenten series is Sunday at 5 p.m., light meal and program, “Faithful Citizen: Living Responsibly in a Global Society.” Seekers and Searchers women’s Bible study meets 10 a.m. Tuesday. Call us at 812-232-5049 or visit

Shiloh Missionary Baptist

The SW District Missionary Baptist Association will host monthly Forth Sunday Night Worship and Fellowship Service, 2401 Seventh Ave., at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Rosedale Baptist

We are at Depot and Middle streets. Phone: 765-548-2857. Pastor: Randy McPike

Sunday worship service 9:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30 a.m., Sunday service and Wednesday prayer and Bible study at 7 p.m.

Memorial United Methodist

This third Sunday of Lent, 2701 Poplar St. The Rev. Scott’s sermon is “The Reluctant Evangelist,” on Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well, and how she evangelizes. Scripture: John 4:5-42.

8:45 a.m. — traditional worship service, with a choir and a formal setting

9:45 a.m. — fellowship and refreshments

10 a.m. — Sunday school, for all ages

11 a.m. — PRAYZ! service, casual worship with the PRAYZ band, film and media

Both services contain a children’s message, Scripture readings, music, pastoral prayer and sermon. Children’s church is available.

Memorial Preschool is accepting applications for 2014/2015 school year. We have classes for 2’s, 3’s and pre-K. Applications are at preschool or church office. Call Paula Johnson at 232-9046.

Tai Chi with Rebecca Graves meets Tuesday and Friday, 3 to 4 p.m. We also offer Tai Chi for Arthritis. Sewing Stitches meet Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Knit Wits meet Thursday, 5 p.m. Call 812-234-0776 or visit

Journey Assembly of God

We are at 600 Hulman St. Phone: 812-232-1857

The Rev. Jason Harshbarger and students from Indiana State University will speak at 10 a.m. service Sunday.

Grace Community

Sunday worship is 10:30 a.m., a contemporary/traditional mix. The Scripture is Exodus 2 with the sermon “Moses: Prince and Priest.” Sunday school for all ages is 9:30 a.m. Child care is available.

If you need a prayer, use www.prayforyouinterrehaute. com.

We meet in Gospel Assembly Church building, 401 W. Springhill Drive, west of DeBaun Funeral home. Visit www.gccth. org or call 812-236-1507.

Trinity Lutheran

Join us for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, 2620 Ohio Blvd. Holy Communion is offered, and Sunday school for all ages is 9 a.m.

Wednesday, we continue our Lenten Wednesdays Evening Soup and Salad gatherings, 6 to 6:45 p.m., followed by 20-to-25-minute worship service. Opportunities to share memories about our ministry will be available in honor of our 90th congregational anniversary. March 30, children in congregation will collect pennies for their Penny Power ministry during 10 a.m. worship service for Evangelical Lutheran Church in America World Hunger Organization. Call 812-232-7628.

Eighth Avenue Baptist

Sunday is Youth Sunday: The youth of our church are in charge of leading morning worship services at 10 a.m. March 30: All Musical Gospel Service at 6 p.m. A fellowship hour will follow.

First Baptist

9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service is traditional/blended style with choir, organ and a children’s story. Associate pastor for youth and discipleship, John Campbell, will preach on “The Offer of Living Water,” with Scripture text from John 4:5-26. Music will be presented by church orchestra and Young Adult Vocal Ensemble. Sunday school is 10:45 a.m. The contemporary 6 p.m. Sunday service in fellowship hall. Pastor Bernie Jackson continues sermon series from Revelation, focusing on the church at Philadelphia.

We are an American Baptist Church, 4701 E. Poplar Drive. Visit

Central Christian Church

Disciples of Christ

Worship with us Sunday at 9:30 a.m. We celebrate Communion every Sunday. Third Sunday of Lent with our special sermon/drama series, “Conversations with Jesus.” A special time for the young church will take place. Fellowship with drinks and donuts, after worship.

Sunday school is 11 a.m. The Adult Class will discuss Rob Bell’s book “Love Wins.” Adult Bible study is Monday at 9 a.m.

During Lent we will collect items for the Backpack Program at Woodrow Wilson Middle School. See our website for details.

Sunday our Christian Kids Club and families will attend the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute performance of Seussical Jr. Arrive at Harmony Hall before 3 p.m.

Tuesday, all adults who volunteer with Central’s children and/or youth are encouraged to come to our Safe Kids Training, at 6:30 p.m. Join us at 4950 E. Wabash Ave., call 812-877-9959 or visit

CrossRoads Baptist,

Dennison, Ill.

Join Pastor Walter D. Huyck Jr. and the congregation for Fifth Sunday Sing March 30 at 6 p.m. EST., featuring a free Christian music jam session and chili supper. If you play an instrument, sing or just enjoy gospel music, join us for fun, food and Christian fellowship. We are six miles west of Terre Haute courthouse on state line, 26063 W. Kasameyer Drive, church with bright red roof next to truck weigh station off Interstate 70.

Worship service times are 9:30 a.m. for Sunday school, 10:40 a.m. for regular worship, and 6 p.m. evening devotional. Awana and Prayer Group meet at Consolidated Elementary School, West Terre Haute Thursdays at 7 p.m. All times are EST, and nursery is provided for main worship service.

Visit Link to Pastor Walt’s website, with information to enhance your spiritual journey commitment and growth. Mailing address, 350 S. Thorpe Place, West Terre Haute, IN 47885. Call Pastor Walt, 812-230-2001.

First Congregational

Join us at 630 Ohio St. Sunday, as we continue our Lenten journey, “Broken, but Restored,” with the message “Broken by Trials, Restored by Endurance,” on Moses, the Israelites’ complaining and water from the rock; and Jesus’ offering the woman at the well a new life.

Services are 8:30 (meditative) and 10:30 a.m. (traditional), with a children’s service during 10:30 gathering and Sunday school. We are a member of the National and Midwest Associations of Congregational Christian Churches. Visit or

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