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.
Day of Prayer to be observed May 2
ANDERSON — Southern Heights Christian Church, 5401 S. Madison Ave., will host an observance of the National Day of Prayer at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2.
The Lions of Judah Choir from Liberty Christian School will be the special guests. The event is open to the community and free of charge.
Hear the ‘Sounds of Park Place’ April 28
ANDERSON — Park Place Church of God, 501 College Drive, will present “The Sounds of Park Place” at 6 p.m. Sunday evening, April 28. Enjoy favorites from the Sanctuary Choir, One Accord Adult Handbell Choir and the Park Place Band as well as Allen Lucas and Shirley King Coolidge on the organ and Randy Hammel on piano.
A night of worship and refreshment will be hosted by Pastor Carma Wood, with Nik and Cailee Krieger as narrators.
For more information call 642-0216 or visit www.ppchog.org.
‘Latter Rain’ duo to perform April 28
ANDERSON — “Latter Rain,” the duo with Russ and Louise McMillion, will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 28 at Gethsemane Foursquare Church, 2320 38th St.
Ushers to celebrate 23 years
ANDERSON — The Ushers of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 2318 Sheridan St., will celebrate their 23rd anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Victor Richardson and the New Zion church family will be guests.
Brewer to speak at AU Chapel
ANDERSON — Dr. Guy Brewer, Professor of Pastoral Theology, will be preaching at the Anderson University School of Theology Chapel at 11 a.m. Tuesday. As part of the preaching series on the Stained Glass window in Miller Chapel, he will be speaking on Service.
This will also be the commissioning service for graduates. Jennifer Wilson will lead worship and Arlo Newell will serve as Chaplain in Residence.
Watson ordination set for April 28
ANDERSON — Pastor Anthony D. Harris and Church Upon The Rock will hold an Ordination Service of Minister William Watson at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
The theme will be “When It Pleases God,” from Galatians 1:15-16.
The guest speaker will be Pastor Rick Sleet from St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church, Fort Wayne.
Water in2 Wine in concert Sunday
ANDERSON — Water in2 Wine will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Eastview Church of the Nazarene, 2552 E. 200S, Anderson.
Water in2 Wine is an inspiration group made up of brothers Jonathan and Aaron Ashlock, born to missionary parents.
While studying at Indiana Wesleyan University, they produced their first CD in 2000, with several of Aaron’s original songs on it.
Bethany hosts revival services
ANDERSON — Revival services with Evangelist Gary Shock will be held Sunday through Friday at Bethany Baptist Church, 323 E. School St., Anderson. Sunday services will be at 10 a.m. for Sunday Bible Study and at 11 a.m. for worship service.
Monday through Friday evening Revival services are at 7 p.m.
Gospel Sing planned at Trinity
ANDERSON — Trinity Episcopal Church, 1030 Brown-Delaware St., Anderson, will host a Gospel Sing on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The free event is open to public. It will be an informal opportunity to sing many beloved gospel songs and hymns.
Beth Tabor is organizing the event and will lead many of the songs.
Family movie night 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”).
Apostolic Heritage Conference set
Mounds State Park at Easter part of long family tradition
Many Madison County residents woke early on Sunday to attend Easter services. David Long was among them, only his sanctuary was the Woodland Shelter at Mounds State Park.
Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter
Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.
Helicopter aids in Easter egg drop
Four months of planning was gone in about one minute on the Lapel football field Saturday as The River Church held its third annual Easter egg drop. Church pastor Tyson Priest found out more than 22,000 plastic eggs don’t last long when hundreds of local children are racing to pick them up as quickly as possible. But he didn’t seem to mind.
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.
- Grief reconciliation workshop series offered First United Methodist Church will offer a five-week workshop series about grief and mourning to help bring comfort and encouragement to participants in their grief journey.
- A new kind of support Crystal Everhart’s daughter was only 16 when she announced she was pregnant. The soon-to-be grandmother wasn’t totally sure what to do or who to talk to. At one point, she felt herself start to slip into depression. Nearly three years later, she’s trying to make sure other Madison County grandparents won’t feel the same way.
- Verna Davis: Seeking the grown-up version of an Easter basket I'm still enough of a kid to like Easter baskets. I like to fill them and I like to receive them. But this year, I think I want a different kind of Easter basket. A grown-up Easter basket.
- Church News: April 19 A compilation of church news items as published in the Saturday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Family, friends bid farewell to Jesse Sperry
The fussing of 10-day-old Autumn Marie Sperry seemed to coincide with the beginning of the funeral service for her father, Jesse Sperry, whose body rested just a few feet away. More than 200 friends and family members gathered at Edgewood Baptist Church this afternoon to pay their respects to Jesse, who was killed April 6 in a traffic accident on Indiana 32.
- 'Dinner in the Dark' set for April 26 Christ Lutheran Church will again host the “Dinner in the Dark,” benefiting Anderson Outreach Center for the Blind.
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