Terre Haute St. Stephen’s Episcopal
Worship services in the historic church at 217 N. Seventh St. are at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday.
After worship Sunday join the camaraderie, coffee and conversation. All are welcome.
For more details and a complete list of activities, visit www.ststephensth.org or call 812-232-5165 Tuesday through Friday.
Community Bible study at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 1219 S. 12th St. For information visit
celestialchristianchurch.org or call 812-917-4410.
Come to 1875 S. Fruitridge Ave. Sunday service is 10:30 a.m. Children’s religious education is 10:50 a.m.
Sunday the speaker is the Rev. Doddie Stone, with “Acedia: Who Cares,” her thoughts after reading Kathleen Norris’ book “A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer’s Life.”
Rational Free Thinkers group meets 9:15 a.m. Sunday, discussing pomp and circumstance versus secularization.
Call 812-232-1193 or on Facebook.
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 is after singing. Extended session check-in for under 4 years old at 10:15 a.m.
From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Spark for children, Ignite youth group and Blaze adult prayer group.
Pastor is the Rev. Bryce Ulrich. Call 812-235-7623 or firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit www.fsouthern.org.
Church, 1935 Tippecanoe St. The Rev. Charles D. Irvin Jr., pastor, celebrates Men’s Day Sunday at 3 p.m. Guests are the Rev. T. Michael Russell, pastor, choir and congregation of Shiloh Missionary Baptist.
We will host a community worship service Sunday, June 29 at 6 p.m., a time of praise and worship followed by message. This is sponsored by Wabash Valley Ministerial Association. Offering goes to Light House Mission. Child care provided. We are at 900 Gardendale Road, off Indiana 46. Call 812-877-2075.
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.
Next soup kitchen pancake breakfast is June 28, 9 a.m. Soup kitchen lunch is served weekdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Vacation Bible School is this week for children ages 4 to grade five. High school youth will volunteer this week at Nazareth Farm in West Virginia. Join Father Matthew Malek and Sue Butwin for the program “Loving Someone with an Addiction,” June 29, 1:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. Contact 812-232-8421 or email@example.com.
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. Sacrament of reconciliation is celebrated Saturday, 3:30 p.m. Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. Vacation Bible School is this week for children ages 4 to grade five. High school youth will volunteer this week at Nazareth Farm in West Virginia. Call 812-232-7011.
St. Margaret Mary
Worship at 2405 S. Seventh St., Mass Saturday at 4 p.m. or Sunday at 11 a.m. Spanish Mass is 2 p.m. Sunday. Sacrament of reconciliation is today at 2:30 p.m.
Vacation Bible School is this week for children ages 4 to grade five. Adults, join us for summer study: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., will be Fr. Robert Barron’s DVD series “Catholicism”; Friday, 9:30 a.m., Creed series; and Sunday, 9:30 a.m., “The Psalms.” Join us when you can. Visit online or call 812-232-3512.
St. Mary’s Village Church
Join us for Liturgy Sunday, 9 a.m. Vacation Bible School is postponed and will be rescheduled. Call 812-535-1261.
Join us at 1807 Poplar St. Liturgy is 6 p.m., today, 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. today and Sunday at 8 a.m. Soup kitchen lunch is served weekdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Vacation Bible School is this week for children ages 4 to grade five. Those going into grade 6 and up are needed as group leaders and for help with snacks, games, crafts, etc.
Catholic Adult Fellowship meets Tuesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in rectory, continuing our Jeff Cavins Bible study. Visit us online or call 812-232-8518.
Sacred Heart of Jesus
We are at 2322 N. 131⁄2 St. Mass is Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Vacation Bible School this week for children ages 4 to grade five. High school youth volunteer this week at Nazareth Farm in West Virginia. Call 812-466-1231.
Find us at 19 N. Alabama St. Mass Saturday at 4:30 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 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. Visit online or call 812-448-1901.
Sacred Heart, Clinton
Come to 558 Nebeker St. Mass is 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 p.m. Bible study meets 6:30 p.m. Monday; Knights of Columbus host bingo at 7 p.m. Friday. Call 765-832-8468.
St. Joseph, Rockville
We are at 217 E. Ohio St. Mass Sunday is 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.
Eighth Avenue Baptist
We are at 2128 Eighth Ave. Church office hours are weekdays, 8 a.m. to noon. Call 812-235-5401. Sunday at 6 p.m., in place of our regular evening services, we will have in concert Matthew Marshall, Christian gospel pianist. Freewill offering will be taken. After services, we will host a fellowship hour.
Join us at 630 Ohio St. Sunday. The Rev. Carlson will bring the sermon.
Services are 8:30 and 10:30 a.m., with children’s Sunday school after the children’s sermon. Find us at www.firstchurchth.org or www.facebook.com/firstchurchth.
Memorial United Methodist
Worship Sunday at 2701 Poplar St. and listen to the Rev. Scott’s sermon, “What in the World are We Doing in Tanzania?”
At 8:45 a.m. we have our formal traditional worship service, with hymns, a choir and multiple Scripture readings; 9:45 a.m. fellowship and refreshments; 10 a.m. Sunday school, with many to choose from, for all ages; 11 a.m. is casual PRAYZ! service, with PRAYZ band, film and media.
“Workshop of Wonders” Vacation Bible School, Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Memorial Preschool is accepting applications, for 2’s, 3’s and Pre-K. Pick up an application at preschool or church office. Call 812-232-9046.
Call 812-234-0776 or visit www.umcmemorial.com.
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 at 10:30 a.m.
Main service Sunday at 11 a.m. We are two doors down from Dollar General, off Indiana 46. Call 812-230-6053, visit www.riley
biblechurch.com or find us on Facebook.
First Christian, Clinton
We will host Vacation Bible School Tuesday to Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., with the theme “Sky: All Things are Possible if You Trust God!” Program open to ages 4 to sixth grade. Older students are encouraged to attend as helpers.
Meal will be provided each evening for children, with a cookout on last night. Parents are encouraged to eat with their children Tuesday during the community meal, and at the cookout on last night.
We are at 649 Blackman St. Contact christian649@
sbcglobal.net or 765-832-9180.
Worship Sunday. Pastor Bill Roberts’ sermon will be “Being the Temple of God,” in his series on 1 Peter. Shorter versions of the messages can be heard at 7:31 a.m. EDT on WPFR.
Worship is 10:45 a.m. Sunday school for all ages is 9:30 a.m., and worship at 10:45 a.m. Meal and fellowship follows. Nursery for ages 3 and under is available.
Worship service, 1207 E. Springhill Drive is 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Congregation and pastor, the Rev. Jenni Walker Noyes, invite you to join in worship. Hear her sermon “Seeing Requires Good Vision, Not Just Good Eyes,” based on Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 and Acts 16:9-15.
Child care available. Fellowship and coffee will follow services.
Discussion group meets 5 to 6 p.m., studying the book “Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church is Transforming the Faith” by Diana Butler Bass. Reading ahead of time is encouraged, but not essential. We will go out for dinner afterward.
Call 812-299-2206, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays, find us on Facebook, email firstname.lastname@example.org and visit unitypresbyterian.net.
Christ United Methodist
We are at 221 S. Sixth St. Vacation Bible School for ages 3 to 13, Monday to Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; and starting at 6 p.m. Friday. There are Bible stories, songs, crafts and outdoor games. Family and friends invited to attend Friday for hot dogs, chips and cookies, served after a short program.
Centenary United Methodist
We are at 301 N. Seventh St. Worship with us Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Hear the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Moore’s message, “The Power of Being Enticed” and listen to an ISU student quartet.
Fellowship in church library follows at 10:30 a.m. Sunday school classes at 10:45 a.m. Nursery care provided.
Lamplighters Discussion Group meets in Disciple Room. Preschool, primary, junior and youth classes are offered. Children are invited to rehearse for special bell musical event.
The 7th Cents Youth Group are working in Vacation Bible School, “Workshop of Wonders,” Sunday to Thursday. Contact Youth Director Tiffany Grossman at 589-1647.
Today, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., we will participate in Habitat for Humanity workday for the construction of a new house at 2248 Chase St. Call Seeleyville United Methodist at 812-877-1868.
Join our prayer and meditation time Thursday, 11 a.m. to noon.
Peniel United Methodist, Brazil
We are on Kennedy Crossing Road.
We will host Methodist Men’s Meeting June 28, 8 a.m.
Pastor Pippin’s Sunday message will be “Freedom From Fear!” with Scripture St. Matthew 10:24-19. Sunday school is 9:45 a.m., with services at 10:45 a.m.
Call Pastor Pippin, 812-443-8489.
United Methodist Temple
Pastor Kevin Drane leads Sunday worship services at 8:45 (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary).
The children will sing songs from Vacation Bible School at 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is 10 a.m. Nursery is available.
Monday: 12:15 p.m, Celebrate Recovery, with lunch and groups for dealing with “hurts, habits and hangups”; 6 p.m., Mary Martha Circle
Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., staff meeting; 6 p.m., trustees
Wednesday: 6 p.m., staff parish team
Thursday: 10 a.m, Piecemakers Quilters
Friday: 10:30 a.m., Holy Yoga (Gentle)
Call 812-299-1898, or visit terrehauteumtemple.org or www.facebook.com/
Join us at 125 N. Seventh St. at 10:30 a.m. for traditional Sunday worship. Pastor Lant Davis’ sermon, “Follow Me,” is based on Matthew 10:24-39, in which Jesus teaches about the cost of being his disciple. Nursery care is provided. Coffee and conversation will follow worship in the fellowship hall. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:30 a.m. Call 812-232-5049 or visit www.thcpc.org.
Harvest Temple Church
of God, Sullivan
Join us at 245 W. Northwood Drive. Jonah fish fry Friday, 4 to 7 p.m. Adults, $9; kids 4 to 12, $4; under age 3, free. Meal includes all-you-can-eat fish, baked beans, cole slaw, homemade potato salad, bread, dessert and drink.
Special Sunday at The Meeting Grounds. We invite you Sunday worship at Sixth and Washington streets, at 10:30 a.m. This is in sanctuary of the old Presbyterian Church building.
We have Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Child care available.
Worship is a contemporary/traditional mix. If you need a prayer, use
www.prayforyouinterrehaute.com. Visit www.gccth.org or call 812-236-1507.
St. George’s Episcopal,
West Terre Haute
We invite you to Sunday adult Christian education, 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. in church hall. A Sunday worship service of Holy Eucharist will be at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Larry McMahan as the celebrant.
We are at Ferguson Hill, 1337 N. Smith Place. Visit
www.stgeorgesindiana.com or call 812-533-1346 and leave a message. Contact person: Sylvia Brockman, bishop’s warden, email@example.com.
South campus, 3050 East Davis Drive, offers Sunday morning worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., Sunday school classes at 10 a.m. North campus, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave., offers Sunday school at 9 a.m. with worship service at 10 a.m.
On June 22, Willem Charles of Mountaintop Ministries, Haiti, is guest speaker at south campus.
South campus activities:
Parenting Sunday school class began a new study on June 1.
North campus activities:
Care Group meets 10 a.m. Thursday to help spread Christ’s message to our shut-ins and newcomers.
Vacation Bible School 2014, Wilderness Escape. There is still time to register for the July 27-31, 6 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. session will be at north campus.
For information, call south campus, 812-232-4808 or north campus 812-232-2478. Visit website at www.mountpleasant
family.org, friend us on Facebook (Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church) and follow us on Twitter @Mt_PleasantUMC.
We invite you to join us for worship Sunday at 9:30 am. Dr. Bill Griffith will be preaching. Dr. Griffith, our senior pastor during the years 1992-99 is currently serves as our pastor emeritus. Children’s story is included in our worship every week, after which children in grades K-3 are dismissed to Children’s Church. Sunday School with classes for all ages is 10:45 am.
Link Service Sunday at 6 p.m. is our contemporary service, held in fellowship hall. Pastor John Campbell will be preaching as he continues a sermon series from Revelation.
Located at 4701 E. Poplar Drive and website is www.thfbc.org.
Church-Disciples of Christ
Holy Cow Drop. This new exciting event is today from noon to 3 pm. (The cow arrives at 1 pm). We will fill the pasture with 3,000 squares. If the cow pie lands in your square, you win $10,000. Tickets are $10 each and available until sold out. We will have live music, games, a bounce house, food drinks, and raffles. See website for more info.
Central Christian Church is an open and affirming congregation. All are welcome to worship Sunday at 9:30 am.
Sunday we celebrate our week of Vacation Bible School through music, drama, and prayer. Special time is held for Young Church. Nursery care provided during worship.
Sunday School for all ages at 11 a.m. Adult Bible Study is 9 a.m. Monday at the church.
Join us, 4950 E. Wabash Ave. Call 812-877-9959. website is www.cccthdiscples.org.
Seelyville United Methodist
Pastor Jack Diel and Seelyville UMC family invite you to worship at 9:30 a.m. Kid’s Hour at 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sunday School follows Fellowship time.
Special music will be presented by flute soloist Chelsea Linville. Guest pianist is Andrew Keiser.
Monday the Crafty Quilters meeting in the home of Shirley Knox at 7 p.m. The Prayer & Bible Study group meets at church Tuesday at 10 a.m. Yoga continues at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The staff-parish relations committee convenes at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in library.
Seelyville United Methodist Church is located on the corner of U.S. 40 & Second Street in Seelyville. Church phone, 812-877-1868 with email contact at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please come and join us at 10 a.m. Worship Service with Holy Communion each Sunday morning at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2620 Ohio Blvd., Terre Haute.
June 29 Youth Group members will be leading worship service and children in our congregation will be collecting Pennies for their Penny Power ministry during the service to help feed hungry children and others around the world through the ELCA World Hunger Organization. After worship service we will share a picnic pitch-in meal at Deming Park.
For details concerning Trinity Lutheran Church or ministries, call 812-232-7628.
Terre Haute St. Stephen’s Episcopal
The Joy Lady: What would we have to do to have peace in our lives?
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- Church briefs: July 26, 2014
Gospel soloist to perform July 27 in Brazil
Gospel music soloist Ryan Seaton will be in concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday in First Christian Church at Brazil.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: July 19, 2014
Events, preachers lined up for 3-day Cross Road Revival
The Cross Road Revival, an old-fashioned revival and worship service, will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday to July 26, at the Vigo County Conservation Club, 10382 Grotto Road.
THE JOY LADY: Captivating, making obedient our minds, word by word
The last part of 2 Corinthians 10:5 says, “We take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” Now come on, Apostle Paul. Capture every thought? I mean, really. Is that possible?
THE JOY LADY: ‘The words of my mouth, the meditation of my heart’
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- Church Briefs: July 12, 2014
- Providence Food Pantry to host rummage sale fundraiser
- CHURCH BRIEFS: July 5, 2014
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THE JOY LADY: Do we use words for building up or tearing down?
Over the years, I have learned a thing or two.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: June 28, 2014
THE JOY LADY: Lewis, Dumas, Bonhoeffer: The words we read feed our souls
I work in a public library. It’s a perfect job for a bibliophile like me. (Don’t worry, that’s not a dirty word!)
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• Four-church VBS and adult Bible study event
• Retiring pastor to be honored for service
- CHURCH BRIEFS: June 21, 2014
THE JOY LADY: Evidence of our faith is not evident when we know what to do
Sometimes bad things happen to us. That’s usually when we ask, “Why, Lord?” But I wonder, do we have the right to ask that in the bad times if we’ve never asked it during the good times?
The Joy Lady: What should we do when we get annoyed with every day events?
I confess. Sometimes I get pretty annoyed with other people. Especially when they don’t do things just as I would have them done.
- Church briefs: June 14, 2014
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THE JOY LADY: Listen: Saying what you mean, speaking the truth
Sometimes we don’t always speak the truth. Even when we say one thing, we mean another.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: June 7, 2014
Providence Gift Shop relocating with new name
The Gift Shop at Providence Center of St. Mary-of-the-Woods will host a grand opening celebration on June 20.
Methodist Temple seventh annual catfish dinner today
The Seventh annual “SummerFest” catfish dinner outreach of United Methodist Temple in Terre Haute will be today on the church grounds, 5301 S. U.S. 41.
June Taizé prayer service to focus on family
Persons of all faiths are invited to an ecumenical Taizé Prayer gathering from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
- CHURCH BRIEFS: May 31, 2014
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My doctor wants me on a new routine. Take a shot, eat breakfast.
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- Church briefs: May 24, 2014
Humorist, musician to bring SpiriTed tour to Terre Haute June 1
Maple Avenue United Methodist Church will be hosting daily columnist/
humorist Jonathan Richard Cring and artist/musician Janet Clazzy during their SpiriTed “Gospel According to Common Sense” tour, which includes comedic and inspirational essays from Cring’s national daily column at www.jonathots.
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