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OUT ABOUT FAITH

Christmas Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, New Castle Armory, 1537 Grand Ave. Handcrafted items, something for everyone. Food will be available. Enter on east side of building.

Henry County Senior Center: 108 S. Main St. 521-7414. Tuesday and Thursday free classes, Tai-chi, 9:30 a.m., Chair and TheraBand exercise, 10 a.m., Angie’s class 10:30 a.m. Lunch daily, 11:30 a.m. age 60 plus, must have 24-hour-advance meal reservations. Music: 6-8 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 8 and 22; Dec. 6 and 20; Jan. 3, 17 and 31.

God’s Grain Bin Fundraising Banquet: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, Grace Baptist Church, 2649 Q Ave. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. RSVP to obtain your free dinner tickets. Call David: 765-524-9559.

Local Author Fair: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16; New Castle-Henry County Public Library. Guest speaker is author/publisher Michele Israel Harper speaking from 2-3 p.m. on her journey from writing her first book to creating her own publishing company.

30th Annual Knights of Pythias All American Christmas Parade: 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, Broad Street.

Holiday Bazaar: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, Senior Living at Forest Ridge. All vendors welcome. Contact Norma Kriner for reservations. Information: 521-4740 for information, 2800 Forest Ridge Parkway.  

Foster Grandparent Christmas Candlelight Home Tour: 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, cost $10 a person, children 12 and under free if accompanied by an adult. Venues: Denny Home, Woman in the Moon, Delbridge Home, Sparks Home, Historical Society, Barn 38, Lewis Home.

Shuffleboard: 1 p.m. every Monday, weather permitting. Information: 520-8229.

Eagles No. 933 New Castle Karaoke: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Stars & Stripes Raffle open to the public ages 21 and over, gaming No. 150722, $11,040.  Information: 529-1013.

American Legion Post # 137: Serving a buffet-style breakfast on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Food available 8-10 a.m. Menu: biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, sausage, bacon, coffee, milk & juice for $6 per person. Breakfast is available to all. You do not have to be a member to enjoy a good breakfast. 419 New York Ave. For more information please call (765) 521- 8374.

Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame: 408 Trojan Lane. Interactive exhibits; collection of Indiana basketball memorabilia, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Admission charged. Information: 529-1891 or visit hoopshall.com.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 119 Park Ave., New Castle. Saturday services: 10 a.m. Bible study; 11:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Richard Byrd. Information: 529-8366.

Free Methodist Church: welcomes all at 900 Riley Road to worship with congregation at 10:30 a.m. Sundays; Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and weekly Bible Study at 5 p.m. Wednesdays. For information call 765-529-4326. Previously known as Park Place Community Church.

First Presbyterian Church: corner of Church and 12th Streets; “Traditional Worship Done Well,” all are welcome. Rev. Rod Smith, CRE Pastor. 9:15 a.m. Sunday school; 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service, 1202 Church St. Phone: 765-529-3703 (church); 317-694-8669 (cell).

New Castle VFW Post 1282 Breakfasts: 9-10:30 a.m. first, third Saturdays monthly. Meal $4; open to public. Biscuits and gravy, hash browns, scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, beverages, 205 N. 16th St. Information: 521-3354. Karaoke 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.

Henry County Historical Society & Museum: Now open for the season. Special exhibit, Farming in Henry County: People to Plows. First Saturday of month free admission with hours 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Last tour begins at noon, 606 S. 14th St. Info: 765-529-4028.

Safe at Home’s Domestic Violence Support Group: 5 p.m. every Thursday, Safe At Home Conference Room, 101 S. Main St., New Castle. In the lower level of the courthouse. Contact Katie Rowe or Shelby Hall with questions, 765-518-4120.

Pickle Ball Association: free open play, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, and Sundays, weather permitting. All ages. Baker Park courts. Information: Bill Maple, 765-524-1111.

Henry County Art Center: Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 529-2634, 218 S. 15th St. Exhibit: Open Space, Art About the Land, now through Nov. 16.; then Terry Dukeman on Saturday, Dec. 7 and the permanent collection starting Dec. 14.

Bible Study Fellowship: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church. Study is Acts of the Apostles. Those interested may show up and register at that time or on any Tuesday when class meets. For more information visit the website: www.bsfinternational.org.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: Sunday School 9:15 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m., 535 S. 14th St. Fourth-annual Christmas Bazaar, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, shop for unique and hand-crafted items, homemade goodies, more. Lunch served.

Christian Love Help Center Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, Bethany Tabernacle Church, 402 S. 18th St. For deliveries within city limits from noon to 3 p.m. call 529-1709 or 624-8659. Sign ups for Christmas gift giveaway and food boxes are 3-8 p.m. Nov. 15 and 2-4 p.m. Nov. 26.

Grief Seminar at First Nazarene: Annual seminar on grief, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 9. in the Family Center of First Church of the Nazarene, corner of 18th and Grand Ave. Refreshments provided. Free, but please call 529-0607 with reservations so materials will be available.

Trinity United Methodist Church: Cherrywood & J Avenue, New Castle; Pastor Hannah Wiswasser, 10 a.m. Sunday worship service. All are welcome.

DUNREITH

Dunreith Christian Church: 303 West First St., pastor David A. Drake. Sunday services 10:30 a.m. with an active Children’s Church. Dress code is casual; ramp for easy access; an independent Christian church with a healthy prayer ministry.

HAGERSTOWN

Wilbur Wright Birthplace: 1525 N County Road 750 East, Hagerstown. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays. Group tours available for 20 or more people, community room rental available. Friend on Facebook. Phone: 765-332-2495 or email: wilbur@nltc.net. Website: www.wwbirthplace.com.

Wilbur Wright Christmas Walk: 3-7 p.m. the last four weekends in November: Nov. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30. Museum and Birthplace open and free to enter. Santa and Mrs. Claus there for children. Chili or vegetable soup dinner with dessert and beverages available each night. Also baked goods in the general store. Birthplace is at: 1525 N County road 750 E. Hagerstown. Information: 765-332-2495. 

KNIGHTSTOWN

Bethel Presbyterian Church: Sunday Service 11:30 a.m. Pastor Rev. Alan McCraine, 112 S. Franklin St.

Faith Chapel Independent Baptist Church: Sunday school: 9 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday prayer meeting: 7 p.m. 359 E. Morgan St. Pastor: Brother Eric Boling, 765-215-8103.

LEWISVILLE

Lewisville Ole’ Fashion Christmas Bazaar-Craft Fair: Lewisville Park Shelterhouse. Preview night, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, $3 admission; free admittance on following dates: Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 25 juried crafters, handmade crafts, handpainted lightbulb ornaments, handmade quilted items, twig trees, birdhouses, vintage. Formerly known as the popular Houston Brick Bazaar. Proceeds benefit Lewisville Community Association. Door prize, gifts and home decor.

First Presbyterian Church: Lewisville, U.S. Hwy 40, Sundays, Pastor Alan McCraine. Church is a block east of the stoplight. Services 10 a.m. Sundays. Pastor Alan McCraine.

Ebenezer Presbyterian Church: 7495 E. County Road 1200 N, Lewisville. Services at Ebenezer are 9 a.m. worship and 10 a.m. Sunday school. Pastor: Alan McCraine.

MIDDLETOWN

Christian Women’s Fellowship of Sixth Street Christian Church Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 146 N. Sixth St. Homemade crafts and gifts including holiday decorations, gift-card holders, hanging dish towels, Sechler’s Pickles and Rada Knives; $5-and-under table, Christmas Treasures Room. Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. includes vegetable soup, chili, hot dogs, sloppy joes, coney dogs, homemade pies, drinks. Carry-outs available. Bake shop with homemade baked items, candies. Also: frozen apple dumplings, homemade noodles, cheese balls, buckeyes;  homemade bird suet cakes and dog treats.

Bible Study Fellowship: 6:55-8:20 p.m., Every Monday, Middletown Church of the Nazarene. Secure a spot by contacting Celeste at bramlettnewbsf@gmail.com. This year’s study is Acts and Letters of the Apostles. Themes covered: evidence of God’s unstoppable Spirit, growth of His unstoppable church and the unstoppable witness of His people. You may also simply show up that night.

MILLVILLE

Wilbur Wright Christmas Walk: 3-7 p.m. the last four weekends in November: Nov. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30. Museum and Birthplace open and free to enter. Santa and Mrs. Claus there for children. Chili or vegetable soup dinner with dessert and beverages available each night. Also baked goods in the general store. Birthplace is at: 1525 N County road 750 E. Hagerstown. Information: 765-332-2495. 

MOORELAND

Holiday Bazaar: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, First Christian Church of Mooreland Ministry Center, 200 N. Broad St. Features various vendors, pictures and story tie with Santa, crafts for kids, bake sale, lunch, dry noodles and hand-crafted items. Proceeds go to church projects.

SHIRLEY

Jane Ross Reeves Octagon House: Website: www.reevesoctagonhouse.com. 400 S. Railroad St.

SHIRLEY—A Community Thanksgiving Service will take place at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Shirley Church of the Nazarene, 310 South St. Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist Church Pastor Rick Hutson will preach the message. The event is presented by The Community Ministerial Alliance. Everyone is welcome. The following churches and their pastors are participating: Shirley Church of the Nazarene, pastor Dan Jones; Christ Fellowship Church, pastor Matt Norman; Warrington Church of the Nazarene, pastor Doug Wall; Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist, pastor Rick Hutson; Wilikinson Church of Christ, pastor Ryan McCarty; Grant City Wesleyan Church, pastor Dan Heylmann; Shirley Friends Church, pastor Jim Jackson and Shirley-Wilkinson Community United Methodist Church, pastor Rick Hutson.

SPICELAND

Spiceland Friends Church 50th Annual Holiday Bazaar: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 with many booths of all kinds of crafts and handmade items plus commercial items, deli, attic treasures, items made by the Friends Crochet Group, lunch menu (served until 1:30 p.m.) of chili, vegetable soup, sloppy joes, dogs, desserts and more. 401 W. Main St. Tickets available for quilt.

Spiceland Church of the Nazarene Spiritual Renewal Services: Nov. 10-13, Dr. J.K. Warrick is special speaker. Nightly services are 6 p.m. Nov. 10 and 7 p.m. Nov. 11-13, all at 6293 Ind. 3.   

Spiceland Friends Church GriefShare Group:  6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through Dec. 12, conference room of Spiceland Friends Church, 401 W. Main St. Free, all materials provided. To register or for questions call Janet Putnam, 765-571-0192. All are welcome. NOTE: This regular GriefShare Program will not meet on Nov. 14 but will have a special Surviving the Holidays session that night only, see below.

Surviving the Holidays GriefShare Group: A one-night special session from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Spiceland Friends Church conference room, 401 W. Main St. Thursday, Nov. 14. Everyone welcome. 

Montgomery’s Steakhouse: Karaoke every Friday with Mojo Mike, 5800 South Ind. 3. Information: 765-987-8000, Montgomeryssteakhouse.com.

United Methodist Church in Spiceland Bargain Store: open 9-noon a.m. the first Saturday of each month, open to the public, basement of the church, corner of Second and Maple Streets. Everything in the store is 25 cents each. Information: Lynn Richardson, 529-3234.

YORKTOWN

Men’s Bible Study Fellowship: New Life Presbyterian Church, 8000 West River Road, Yorktown. Meets 6:45-8:15 p.m. Mondays through early May 2020. Study: Acts and Letters of the Apostles. Four levels of study: questions (fact, opinion and application); discussion, in groups of 12-15 men; lecture by the BSF teaching leader and notes to review and keep over the scripture lesson. Learn more at www.bsfinternational.org

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