First Presbyterian has Scottish flair
ANDERSON — First Presbyterian Church, 230 West 9th Street, invites you to celebrate worship at the 10:20 a.m. service.
The 8th annual “Kirkin’ O’ the Tartans” service will be presented on Sunday, April 28. It is a service with a highly Scottish flair.
There will be a processional with acolytes, a beadle, a piper and clergy using prayers from the Scottish confession. So, come in your plaids or tartans. Come in your kilts if you have them.
This Sunday will also be Consecration Sunday, when the church offers up pledges for the year as an act of worship. A celebration lunch will be served afterward in Fellowship Hall. All are welcome.
Church celebrates 87th anniversary
ANDERSON — Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1540 W. 16th St., will celebrate its Annual Day and 87th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Guests will be Pastor Shellie Foard of New Jerusalem and congregation.
The theme for the day will be: I King 14 “Follow the Spirit and Expect an Increase.” The host pastor is Rev. Edgar M. Woodall.
New Life Celebrates pastor’s birthday
ANDERSON — New Life Deliverance Temple, located at 5019 Columbus Ave, will be celebrating Pastor La Tasha C. Jordan’s birthday during the morning worship service at 11 a.m.
The guest speaker will be Pastor James H. Walker and the congregation of New Liberty Non Denominational Church of Indianapolis. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this event. Pastor La Tasha C. Jordan is the host pastor.
New Hope UMC celebrating pastor
ANDERSON — New Hope United Methodist Church, 1503 Rev. J.T. Menifee Street, will be celebrating their Pastor, Rev Sharon White’s four-year Anniversary at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The Rev. Michelle Cobb, Superintendent of the North Central District of The United Methodist Church, will be the morning speaker and the afternoon guest will be Rev. Floyd Edwards and the Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church of Anderson. All are welcome.
St. Paul’s to host archdeacon Sunday
GREENFIELD — St. Paul’s Anglican Reformed Episcopal Church is pleased to welcome The Archdeacon Rt. Rev. Peter Manto to St. Paul’s on Sunday April 28. Rev. Manto will conduct Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. Visitors are welcome to come and speak with Rev Manto regarding the Reformed Episcopal Church. St. Paul’s is at 20 W. South St.
Mount Pilgrim hosts annual workshop
ANDERSON — Mount Pilgrim Church Senior Usher Ministry will host its 10th annual workshop on Saturday at the church.
Breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. with the workshop starting at 10 a.m. Speakers will be Cathy Williams, Trinity Baptist Church; Wilhelmine Vance, Mount Pilgrim; Willie Mae Rayford, Anderson Zion Baptist, and Dixie Walton, Mount Pilgrim.
There is no cost to participate. Any questions, call Imogene at 649-1892.
Southern Heights to observe Prayer Day
ANDERSON — A National Day of Prayer observance will be held at Southern Heights Christian Church on Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The Lions of Judah Choir from Liberty Christian School will be performing. The community of Anderson is welcomed to attend and there is no charge.
Family movie night set at St. Matthew
ANDERSON — St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1512 N. Madison Ave., Anderson, will host a family movie night on Sunday, April 28, at 7 p.m. in Wesley Hall.
Admission is free and each family is encouraged to bring snack foods to share. The movie, “Faith like Potatoes,” is the story of how a hardened and prejudiced man’s quest for material success is transformed after a personal crisis and spiritual awakening into a passionate love for God and people.
Special guest flautist Sydney Hunt will accompany the sanctuary choir at the 9:30 a.m. worship service this Sunday. The choir will sing Heather Sorenson’s “Hiding in the Shadow of God” (“Send the Rain”).
Church Upon Rock has 24th anniversary
ANDERSON — Church Upon The Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 303 E. 29th St., Anderson, will be celebrating its 24th year church anniversary on Sunday, May 5, at 3:30 p.m.
Guests will be Pastor Edgar Woodall and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Anderson. The theme will be “I Am Determined” from 1 Corinthians 2:2.
Zion Baptist to hold special celebration
ANDERSON — Anderson Zion Baptist Church, 2008 Rev. James T. Menifee St., Anderson, will be celebrating its third annual Deacons, Ministers, Trustees and Wives Day on Sunday at 4 p.m.
Guest speaker will be Pastor E. Randall of Mount Olive Missionary Baptsist Church of Richmond.
Duncan to preach at Tuesday chapel
ANDERSON — Dr. Ronald Duncan, general director of the Church of God, will preach at the Anderson University School of Theology Chapel at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 30.
This will be the Senior Recognition Chapel for graduates with academic attire and the last chapel of the semester. Mary Baker will serve as Chaplain in Residence.
Sunday is Queen’s Day celebration
ANDERSON — Greater St. Mark Church of God in Christ, 2232 Dewey St., will have its 26th annual Queen’s Day celebration for Missionary and Mother Pearlen King. The service will begin at 4 p.m. and guest speaker will be Evangelist Gail M. Dodson of Indianapolis.
The theme is “She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness” from Proverbs 31:26.
First Presbyterian has Scottish flair
- Acting without words Nineteen area students will take a walk down the red carpet Tuesday evening as their film projects premiere at the Paramount Theatre during the WRC Silent Film Festival.
Community Briefs: April 21
A compilation of community news as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Crossing over to Christianity
Tim Hanshew lives by 1 Corinthians 1:18: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” For the past six years, he has shared that power by carrying a large wooden cross throughout Anderson.
2014 Debutante Cotillion participants
The 11 participants in this year’s Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire were asked a variety of questions, including their influences, words that describe themselves and favorite “words to live by.” The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive. Call Antoinette Davis at 620-2229 for tickets, which are $270 per table or $30 each.
- Location, location, location When imagining the house of a farmer, people don’t tend to envision the home built by George and Nancy Likens. By pouring time and attention into their haven since they originally constructed the house in 1975, they have created an updated and lovely environment in the perfect setting.
- Theresa Timmons: Dinosaurs run amok at mamaw's house I love my new job as a grandparent. It includes playing imaginary tennis with imaginary tennis rackets, making elaborate tents in the living room, and hair-pulling.
- Reliving the Orestes tornado of 1922 Spring is a time of new life and hope. A time when grass becomes green and flowers begin to bloom. But with the beauty of the season often comes the arrival of devastating storms. The spring of 1922 was no exception to the residents of Orestes.
- Back in the News: April 20 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers. 10 Years Ago – 2004 April 21 – The Edgewood Baptist Church now is completely inside the town limits of Edgewood. The Town Council made it o
- 14th annual dog walkathon at Shadyside Park The Madison County Humane Society will host its 14th annual dog walkathon on Saturday, May 3. The walk will be at Shadyside Park between 8 a.m. and noon (rain or shine.
- Maleah Stringer: Volunteers needed to spend time with shelter animals Shelters can be extremely stressful places for many animals, particularly those who have been in a loving home. This is why we want people to come into the shelter and spend time with our animals — to help keep them adoptable so that when the right person comes along they are ready.
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