The Herald Bulletin

August 17, 2013

Community Briefs: Aug. 18


The Herald Bulletin

---- — Red Hat Chicks to host luncheon

PENDLETON — The Pendleton Red Hat Chicks will meet Aug. 28 at the home of Loraine Whistler, for a carry-in luncheon, at noon.

All members are asked to confirm their reservations by calling Barbara Mercer at 778-3868.

Single and parenting classes set at Madison Park

ANDERSON — Single and parenting classes will begin Sunday, Sept. 15 at 9 a.m. at Madison Park Church of God, located at the corner of Columbus Avenue and East 67th Street.

Single parents face unique challenges. Learn tips and parenting wisdom that will help you find rest, hope and encouragement. Solicit advice from other single moms and dads, and pose your own questions about single parenthood. Register at www.SingleandParenting.org or call the church office.

For more information about Madison Park Church of God, contact the church office at 642-2000 or visit MadisonParkChurch.org.

Friends of the Poor Walk/Run is Sept. 28

ANDERSON — On Saturday, Sept. 28, the St. Vincent de Paul Society will host the annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run at Highland Middle School, 2108 E. 200N, Anderson.

The 5K run begins at 8 a.m. and the walk is from noon to 2 p.m. (rain or shine).

There will be food, entertainment, games and prizes. All proceeds stay in Madison County to help the needy. This year's goal is $20,000. Contact Becky Hull, 642-9871 to form walk or run teams, or Kathy Shapiro, 642-7186 to help sponsor the event.

Parenting seminar to be offered

ANDERSON — Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., a seven-week study on the book "Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline" by Dr. Becky Bailey, will be led by Jenny Spencer of Ignite Learning.

It focuses on self-control and confidence building for parent and child, and will help families move from turmoil to tranquility and find new ways of understanding and improving the behavior of children and parents. The cost is $15 and includes the book. R.S.V.P. to Amber Rodecap, Elementary Coordinator, at (765) 642-2000.

The study will be held at Madison Park Church of God, located at the corner of Columbus Avenue and East 67th Street in Anderson. For more information about Madison Park Church of God, contact the church office at 642-2000 or visit MadisonParkChurch.org.

Rummage sale set at Park Place

ANDERSON — The 2014 Uganda Mission Team will be holding its annual rummage sale Saturday, Aug. 24, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Park Place Church of God. The Mission Team will be traveling to Uganda the first two weeks of June. All proceeds will go to help fund this trip.

Park Place Church of God is at 501 College Drive. For more information regarding services and ministries, visit www.ppchog.org or contact the church office, at 642-0216.

Liberty Family hosting Prayer Walk

ANDERSON — A Liberty Family Prayer Walk will take place on both campuses of Liberty Christian School on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Parents, students, faculty and community members will meet in the parking lots to receive a bookmark with prayer requests before being asked to pray around the perimeter of the buildings. They will also be invited to walk the halls of the schools and pray at the doorways to classrooms, which will have the teachers' names and prayer requests on them. Benedictions in the gymnasiums will close the event.