Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

September 17, 2013

church briefs


Westside Flyer

---- — Church hosting

clothing drive

All in the community are asked to bring good, used clothing to the parking lot of Plainfield Christian Church between now and Sept. 28.

The goal is to have enough clothing and shoes to fill a semi-trailer, which will be shipped through the Ministry of Master Provisions to families that are in great need in Kosova.

On Sept. 28, the day the items will be bagged for shipping, clothing can be dropped off at the PCC’s Fellowship Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Leftover clothes from garage sales are welcomed. Receipts will only be available on Sept. 28.

St. Malachy will

host bingo event

St. Malachy Altar Society is sponsoring a Longaberger Basket Bingo event Sept. 29.

Bingo begins at 2 p.m. with doors opening at 1:30 p.m.

A basic bingo ticket is $10 at the door or $8 pre-sale. It includes 10 bingo games, two intermission games, and raffle tickets. A pre-sale bundle ticket costs $18 or a bundle packet at the door is $20. That bundle includes 10 bingo games, two intermission bingo games, and three raffle tickets.

To reserve pre-sale tickets, call Sara Foust at 809-4069.

Proceeds from the event will go to the St. Malachy Altar Society.

Plainfield Christian

offering classes

Plainfield Christian Church, 800 Dan Jones Road, offers step aerobics fitness classes from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Classes are offered year-round and are free of charge. No pre-registration is necessary. Childcare is provided for ages 1 through 11 at $1 per child.

The classes are taught to contemporary Christian music. All equipment is provided, which includes light weights, exercise mats, and aerobic benches. A short devotion and prayer time starts each class. All fitness levels are encouraged to participate.

Additionally, a cardio-kickboxing class is offered from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Cardio-kickboxing classes are also offered year-round and are free.

Childcare is provided for $1 per child. No pre-registration is necessary.

All classes are held in the church’s fellowship center.

For more information on the fitness classes, call David Verhonik at 707-3838.

Church offering

addiction program

Brownsburg Baptist Church hosts an addiction program.

“Reformers Unanimous” meets from 7 to 9 p.m. each Friday at the church at 3331 N. C.R. 900 E.

There is no cost to attend.

For more information, call 852-4807.

DUMC hosting

tailgate party

Danville United Methodist Church will host a Homecoming Tailgate Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 27.

All in the community are invited to attend, eat, and watch the homecoming parade from a friendly, safe location: the church’s front yard.

There will be games and bounce houses for children. Free parking is available in the back of the church. A hotdog meal will be offered for $5 and a barbecue sandwich meal will be $6. Both meals include a drink and sides. An early bird special of $1 off per meal is available if tickets are purchased in advance.

DUMC is at 820 West Mill St., Danville, which is right along the parade route.

For more information, call 745-4330 or visit the website at www.danvilleumc.org.

Avon church hosting

Fall Festival event

The Avon United Methodist Church will hold its annual Fall Festival from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6 on the church grounds at 6850 U.S. 36, Avon.

The event is open to the community and free of charge.

There will be grilled hotdogs and hamburgers and other home-cooked dishes.

The festival will feature family activities like hot air balloon rides, carnival games, hayrides, and inflatable bouncers.

The Titus Band will also give a performance.

For more information, call the church office at 272-4068, e-mail to office@avonumc.com, or visit the website at www.avonumc.com.

Church holding

rummage sale

The last day of The Unitarian Universalist Community Church rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the church’s Friendship Hall, 95 N. Jefferson St., Danville.

Proceeds will be used to fund continuing community outreach programs.

White Lick invites

all to coffee group

The congregation at White Lick Presbyterian Church invites all in the community to its “Coffee Conversations” from 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. each Sunday.

White Lick Presbyterian Church is at 2530 N. C.R. 600 E., Avon.

For more information, call the church office at 852-2840 or visit the website at www.whitelickpcusa.org.

Church seeking

vendors for bazaar

The Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Women are having a craft bazaar with handmade items available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2. Vendors interested in participating are welcome to call the church at 241-6163.

The church is at 963 N. Girls School Road.