Religion news Jan. 18 – The Republic

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Services and studies

Dayspring Church Apostolic Worship begins at 11:15 a.m. at the church, 27 Doctors Park Drive, Columbus. On Sunday, the church will be inspired by, You Are Overcomers. This is taken from 1 John 2:12-14 where, and you have overcome the wicked one Every visitor will receive a free gift.

The Sunday Education Session starts at 10 a.m. and covers Parable of the Soils, as shared in Luke 8:4-15.

Bible Study is Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. and is a Group Session sponsored by Heart Changers International, LLC on Depression, Stress and Grief with hand out questions. These help build our Personal Empowerment and walk.

Our Prayer of Power starts at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and is preceded with requests and instructions on prayer.

The Celebrate Recovery Group session starts at 6:30 p.m. for about an hour.

Ignite is the Youth Growth Session that happens every third Friday.

For more information please call (812) 372- 9336, or email dayspringchurch@att.net.

East Columbus United Methodist Sunday events begin at 9 a.m. at East Columbus United Methodist Church at 2439 Indiana Ave. in Columbus, with fellowship time in the foyer with beverages and snacks. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday School begins at 10:40 a.m. for all ages and Bible interests.

First Presbyterian In 2020, the church will focus on their sense of call. To what is God calling people as individuals, as a congregation? The sermon for this Second Sunday after Epiphany will be on the parables of the sower and the mustard seed, Mark 4:1-34, and will be titled: Stories of Growth.

Worship begins at 9:30 a.m., 512 Seventh Street in Columbus. Infant and toddler care is available 9:15 a.m. to noon. The Mens and Womens Support Groups meet on Fridays at 7 a.m., and a second Mens Support group (working age men) meets every Monday at 6:15 a.m.

People in the community in need of a meal are invited to our Hot Meals offered Friday at 5 p.m. (please enter through the glass doors on Franklin). We are an LGBTQ-friendly church. Open and affirming to ALL.

Information: fpccolumbus.org.

First United Methodist On Sunday, Jan. 19, at the 9 a.m. Traditional Service and 11:00 AM The Table, Reverend Howard Boles will deliver the message, Come and See at the church, 618 Eighth Street. The scripture will be John 1:29-42.

Sunday School for all ages begins at 10:10 a.m. Childcare is available during the service.

Weekly on Thursday through February 27, FUMC will have a Grief Support Group that will support and guide those who have endured loss. They will explore grief using Julie Yarbroughs book, Beyond the Broken Heart: A Journey Through Grief. It will take place in the Blue Room (Room 216) at the church at 6:15 p.m., and is open to anyone. For more information, call the church office at 812-372-2851.

On Monday, join FUMC for their 7th Annual First Cares event. From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., they will be doing work in and for the community. There will be opportunities to help both at the church and throughout the community, including helping church members tie blankets, writing cards for service men and women and church VIP members, completing small projects at selected church members houses, and helping at Turning Point or the Humane Society. Anyone is welcome to help out during this morning of service.

On Friday, at 7:00 p.m., FUMC will host the Laura Andrews String Studio Recital. Come and hear the young stars of tomorrow! Admission is free, and donations are encouraged.

On Sunday, January 26, FUMC will host its first Life Planning Seminar. Possible topics include end-of-life planning, assisted living and funeral planning, and financial planning topics like retirement and college planning. The goal is to help people plan better in order to find peace in the challenges that come up throughout life when dealing with financial and end-of-life planning. There will be a dinner at 5:15 p.m. with the session to follow at 6:00. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend.

Information: 812-372-2851 or fumccolumbus.org.

Flintwood Wesleyan The church is located at 5300 E. 25th St.

Sunday services are Amplify (non-traditional) at 9 a.m. and The Well (traditional) at 11 a.m in the main sanctuary and led by Rev. Wes Jones, Senior Pastor. Sunday School classes at 10 a.m. in their regular room.

The Prayer Team meets at 8 a.m. Adult Choir Practice is 5 to 6 p.m.

Sunday evenings Celebrate Recovery begins with a meal at 5:25 p.m. in The Friendship Center and the meeting starts at 6 p.m. upstairs in Curry Hall. The public is invited to attend.

Connections, a ladies study group, led by Pastor Teri Jones. The group meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 10 a.m. in The Friendship Center.

In the Beginning, a small group Bible Study, meets Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. They are now meeting in the basement of the church in the young adult classroom. They are studying the book of Genesis. You can start at any point so new members are welcome to join.

Wednesday activities begins with a meal at 5:30 p.m. The program, iKids (Ignite Kids) On Fire For Jesus! starts at 6:15 p.m. This program is for kids in Pre-K through the 6th Grade. The Prayer Team meets at 6:15 p.m. in the Prayer Room. Youth meets at 6:30 p.m. downstairs in the church. Bible study is at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Thursday: Cub Scout Pack # 588 will meet when events are scheduled and Boy Scout Troop # 588 will meet at 7 p.m.

Small group Cover to Cover is a Christian book club that meets the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. AM to select a new book and discuss the book they just read. Group meets in The Friendship Center. If interested contact Kim Rutan at 812-343-2217 (call or text) or via email at flintwoodoffice@gmail.com.

In the event of severe winter weather, we will announce service/activity cancellations via local television networks, The Flintwood website, The Flintwood Facebook page, and the Flintwood App.

For further information about services or our ministries please call 812.379.4287 or email flintwoodoffice@gmail.com. Church office hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our website is http://www.flintwood.org

Garden City Church of Christ Starting Jan. 5 at the 10 a.m. service, Garden City Church of Christ is hosting a four-week sermon series called Reset. Everyone in the community is invited to attend.

The topics of the series include Reset My Heart, Reset My Mind, Reset My Voice and Reset My Hands.

Garden City Church of Christ is located at 3245 Jonesville Road, Columbus.

For more information about the church, visit http://www.gardencitychurch.com or call 812-372-1766.

Grace Lutheran Rev. John Armstrong will preach on Sunday, based on John 1:29-42. Worship is at 8 and 10:30 a.m., with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m.

Alpha, an introduction to the Bible continues Tuesday, January 21, 6-8 p.m. with the topic Who is Jesus?

Searching Scripture begins Tuesday, January 21, 6-8 p.m. with the topic The Ten Commandments.

Old Union United Church of Christ Scriptures for the 10 a.m. Sunday service will include Isaiah 49:1-7, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9, and John 1:29-42. The message will be Finding Jesus.

Sunday school will be at 9 a.m. with fellowship at 9:40 a.m.

The church is located at 12703 N. County Road 50W, Edinburgh.

Petersville United Methodist Church The Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry will give her message, Know Your Name, at the 9 a.m. worship service on Sunday morning at the church, 2781 North County Road 500 E, Columbus. The theme for this Sunday will be Who has God called you to be?

Scriptures from Isaiah 49 and John 1:38-41 will be shared by liturgist Patsy Harris. The childrens sermon will be given by Teresa Covert, and the choir will provide special music, under the direction of Kathy Bush.

The congregation will be encouraged to stay for a special meeting immediately following worship concerning an anticipated split in the world-wide United Methodist Church; Pastor Scherer-Berry will lead the discussion. A time of fellowship will follow the service.

The Bakers Dozen Bible study group will meet at the home of Larry and Connie Nolting on Monday at 6:30 p.m.; the Journey Bible study group also will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the home of Chris Kimerling. The Sit and Stitch group will meet Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at the Nolting home.

Choir practice will be Wednesday night at the church at 6:30 p.m., and Prayer Time will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday morning at the church with Barb Hedrick as leader.

Information:812-546-4438; 574-780-2379

Sandy Hook United Methodist The church will be having a Bible study on the book of Ruth for six winter Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. starting Jan. 8 through Feb. 19 (there will be no study January 29). This video-based study is part of the Epic of Eden Bible studies.

Please contact the church office at 812-372-8495 or office@sandyhook.org if interested in participating (so books can be ordered).

The church is located at 1610 Taylor Road, Columbus.

St. Paul Lutheran Sanctity of Life will be celebrated Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045 E. State Street, at the 8 and 10:45 a.m. services with Pastor Doug Baumans message entitled A Light Thing for the Light based on Isaiah 49:1-7.

Christian Education classes for all ages begin at 9:30 a.m. Vicar Daniel Fickenscher will lead the Spanish worship service at 2:30 p.m. in the church followed by Spanish/English Sunday School at 3:30 p.m.

Open enrollment for the 2020-2021 Preschool and Kindergarten Registration begins on Monday, Jan. 27. Classes are for children who are 3, 4 or 5 by August 1. 3-year old classes meet 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 4-year old classes meet 8:15 to 11:15 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday OR 12:10 to 3:10 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. Half day Kindergarten classes meet 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. Monday Friday. Extended care available to compliment class sessions and a STEM enrichment class available on Wednesday afternoons. The teaching staff holds college degrees in education and are committed to nurturing children in their spiritual growth and love of learning. Class sizes are small and the school is accredited through the National Lutheran School Accreditation. Information: 812-376-6504 or http://www.stpaulcolumbus.org

Financial Peace University classes will begin Monday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m. at the church. Classes teach how to beat debt and make a plan for the future together. Information: philburbrink@gmail.com

Information: 812-376-6504.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbus On Sunday at 10 a.m., Heaven on Earth: Christianity and the Social Gospel Movement will be presented by Rev. Nic Cable and Peggy Sabau.

In the early 20th century, what came to be known as the Social Gospel Movement swept through the United States. How did this movement come to influence our religious tradition and how do we continue this movement in the 21st century will be questions explored in this weeks service.

The church is at 7850 W. Goeller Blvd., Columbus.

Information: 812-342-6230.

Westside Community Pastor Robert Vester will lead the service this Sunday at 10 a.m. at the church at the corner of West State Road 46 West and Tipton Lakes Boulevard.

The childrens program for birth through sixth grade meets at the same time as the 10 a.m. worship service.

For more information on studies or small groups that meet throughout the week, contact the church office at 812-342-8464.

Music

North Christian Church The church is looking for singers to join their Chancel Choir. Now is the perfect time to get started! Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the church, 850 Tipton Lane, Columbus.

For more information, contact the Music Director, Travis Whaley, at music@northchristianchurch.com.

Events

First United Methodist Tuesday evenings from Jan. 7 to Feb. 25, the church will host a grief support group. Meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m.

The group will explore grief using Julie Yarbroughs book, Beyond the Broken Heart: A Journey Through Grief. It will take place in the Blue Room (Room 216) at the church, and is open to anyone. To register, or for more information, call the church office at 812-372-2851.

On Monday, the church will host the seventh annual First Cares event. From 9 a.m. until noon, volunteers will do work in and for the community. There will be opportunities to help church members stuff homemade animal pillows and tying blankets, or help clean at the Turning Point shelter. Anyone is welcome to help during this morning of service.

On Friday at 7 p.m., the church will host the Laura Andrews String Studio Recital. Come and hear the young stars of tomorrow! Admission is free, and donations are encouraged.

On Jan. 26, the church will host its first Life Planning Seminar. Possible topics include end-of-life planning, assisted living and funeral planning, and financial planning topics like retirement and college planning. There will be a dinner at 5:15 p.m. with the session to follow at 6 p.m. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend.

North Christian Church You are invited to join the Centering Prayer Group that meets in the North Christian Prayer Chapel, Lower Level #6, on Friday mornings from 10:30 11:30 am. This is a drop-in prayer group, meaning that you can come as your schedule allows. Familiarity with Centering Prayer and its spiritual practices is not necessary. For more information, consult the Centering Prayer page at http://www.northchristianchurch.com.

St. Paul Lutheran An eight-week grief support Bible study entitled, Hope When Your Heart Breaks continues on Monday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the churchs Conference Room. Those learning to live without a loved one are welcome.

St. Peter Lutheran Church On Sunday, Jan. 26, the church will host a soup supper and Euchre party 11750 West County Road 930S, Columbus.

The soup supper will start at 5 p.m. and admission is $5. The Euchre party starts at 6:30 p.m. and admission is $5. Proceeds will go to Love Chapel in Columbus and Anchor House in Seymour.

Zion Lutheran Church The church, at 1501 Gaiser Dr., Seymour, will hold its Annual Ham and Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings Sunday February 9, 2020 from 4 to 7 p.m. The public is invited.

A free will offering will be taken. Proceeds will go to mission projects. Carry-out will be available. Call the church office with questions at 812-522-1089.

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