Fellowship topic of Hawkins talk at AU
ANDERSON — MaryAnn Hawkins, Professor of Intercultural Studies and Dean of the Chapel, will preach at the Anderson University School of Theology Chapel at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
As part of the preaching series on the Stained Glass window in Miller Chapel, she will be speaking on Fellowship. Bryan Ashmore will lead worship and Phil and Phyllis Kinley will serve as Chaplains in Residence.
Concert to benefit HIV/AIDS orphans
NOBLESVILLE — First Christian Church, 16377 Herriman Blvd., Noblesville, will host a concert by Raye and Friends at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, to raise money for orphaned children in Langa Township, Capetown, South Africa.
The church has partnered with Horizon International to provide food, clothing, basic medical care and schooling for orphans in four Xhosa townships in the Cape.
Music by Brahms, Joplin and Gershwin will be performed by world-renowned musicians Raye Pankratz, Gregory Martin and Christina Martin. Seating is limited to 500.
Refreshments will be served in Fellowship Hall after the concert. Donations will be accepted on behalf of HIV/AIDS orphans.
Apostolic Heritage Conference set
ANDERSON — Christ Temple Apostolic Church, 1610 W. 22nd St., will host the 2013 Apostolic Heritage Conference May 1-3 with services at 7 p.m. nightly. Host pastor is District Elder Eddie Robinson.
The speaker on May 1 will be Elder Alfred Amos of Bethel Tabernacle, Indianapolis. Pastor Joel Urshan of the First Apostolic Church of Cincinnati will speak on May 2 and on May 3, Bishop Charles Sims of Calvary Community Church of Columbus, Ind., will be the speaker.
Tabitha Miller to give testimony
ANDERSON — Tabitha D. Miller, formerly of Anderson, will deliver the Word and give her testimony at Central Community Chapel, 1004 Indiana Ave., at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday, and at 6 p.m. Monday.
The Taylors to perform in concert
ANDERSON — The Taylors will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at West Cross Street Alliance Church, 3201 W. Cross St., Anderson.
Cost is $10 at the door plus the love offering. For more information call Judy at 215-5755.
Keith Davidson to present ministry
ANDERSON — Missionary Keith Davidson, Director of Seedline International, will present his ministry in both Sunday services at Bethany Baptist Church, 323 E. School St., Anderson.
Seedline prints and sends scriptures to the Philippines, Africa, Mexico, Japan, military bases in Germany, church plants in the U.S., prison ministries and college campuses.
Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. with church service at 11 a.m. If you need bus service, call the church office at 649-7300 before Sunday morning.
Gospel High Light to celebrate 38th
ANDERSON — The Rev. Walter Steen and Blessed from Detroit, Mich., will be at Anderson Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2008 Rev. J.T. Menifee St., Anderson, at 4 p.m. Sunday, to celebrate the Gospel High Light 38th year anniversary.
Also in attendance will be Brother James Warner and Company of Anderson as well as G.H. Broadcast Male Choirs.
Guest speaker will be the Rev. Edgar M. Woodall and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.
Mary Kathyrn Brewer to guest solo
ANDERSON — Guest soloist Mary Kathryn Brewer will be in concert at the 10:30 a.m. morning service Sunday at Park Place Church of God, 501 College Drive, Anderson.
Brewer, originally from Greenville, Ohio, received her master of music degree in vocal performance from Bowling Green State University and her bachelor of music degree in vocal performance from Anderson University, and actively performed the Boze Lyric Opera Theater. She performed the role of The Messenger in Rick Vale’s opera “The Vagrant” with AU. She is currently an instructor of voice and diction at Anderson and Taylor universities.
Healing Service planned at Daleville
DALEVILLE — The Elders of Daleville Christian has planned a Healing Service for Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary, 14220 W. Daleville Road. Anyone seeking prayer (anointing also offered) for healing is encouraged to come and receive. All are welcome. Bring friends or acquaintances in need of healing or with health issues.
Fellowship topic of Hawkins talk at AU
Methodists end minister's NY same-sex wedding case
A United Methodist bishop on Monday dropped the case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son's same-sex wedding — a dramatic decision that came just months after another minister was defrocked for the same reason.
- Fundraising dinner to help Afghan women and children AWAKEN (Afghan Women’s And Kids’ Education & Necessities) Inc. is hosting its 12th annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, April 5, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4800 W. Bradford Drive, Muncie. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
- Restoring purity For almost three years, Restoration Fellowship Ministries in Anderson has tried to be a safe haven for local girls to talk about issues adolescents face.
- Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt? Those who study religion as portrayed in popular culture note that depicting Jesus on the screen has always been a tricky business, one that balances weighty theological concerns — how divine to make the son of God, and how human? —with more earthly ones, like how best to sell movie tickets?
- Verna Davis: Be careful with the power of your words Recently, driving home from work, I was thinking about two incidents, one fiction, one real, that both bore out the same truth: Words have power.
- Church News: March 8 The following are brief Church News items of local interest.
Anderson University president Edwards to step down
The first words from Tom Snyder on hearing the news Monday that Anderson University President James Edward plans to step down were, "Oh, goodness." It was the unguarded reaction of a man who considers Edwards both a close personal friend and a mentor in higher education.
Amazing voices unite in Anderson
Eloni Fitzpatrick did not hesitate to take the stage and sing at the Gospel Music Workshop of America (GMWA) in Anderson Saturday evening. The workshop, held at the Greater Progressive Temple of Faith, 2026 Hendricks Street, featured several talented musicians in the state, including Fitzpatrick.
- Melting pot at Midweek Meal For almost two years, people have been going to Trinity Episcopal Church’s Midweek Meal, a free lunch offered every Wednesday to anyone who needs it. It’s something the church has done for almost four years to offer relief to area residents who are struggling.
- Verna Davis: Don't engage in shrewish behavior I suspect there is a bit of a shrew in all of us. With our pointed noses, we sometimes seek out things to talk about that are none of our business. With our beady eyes, we look around for someone doing something we don't like so we can discuss it all with other shrews just like ourselves.
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