Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

February 15, 2014

Church news

Kokomo Tribune

---- — [Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. Be sure to include details of your event and the church’s street address.]

Christ Lutheran Church

The National Preach-In on Climate Change will be observed at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the church, 3401 S. Dixon Road. The film “Chasing Ice,” produced by a National Geographic photographer, will be shown. The film presents time-lapse sequences of rapidly melting glaciers around the world. There is no charge.

Crossroads Community Church

A Super Single Saturday is planned for 4 to 8 p.m. March 1 at the church, 4254 S. 00 East-West. A DVD, “Single and Satisfied” featuring Dr. Tony Evans, will be shown.

There will be a carry-in meal. For more information, call Sophie Hufford at 317-408-5126 or Bill Barnett at 765-453-4626 or billbarnett@ecrossroads.org.

First Church of the Nazarene

The church will offer a six-week program focusing on grief recovery at 2734 S. Washington St. “God and Grief” is designed to guide individuals through the grief process. The program will be from 6 to 7:15 p.m. March 4 through April 8.

To register, call Pastor Cindy Lundin at 765-453-7078.

Main Street United Methodist Church

The church, 830 S. Main St., is hosting clogging lessons by the Wildcat Valley Cloggers Tuesdays in the church basement. Beginning classes are 6:30 p.m. and intermediate and advanced classes are 7:20 p.m. The teacher is Christopher Smith, who has been an instructor for more than 35 years.

Morning Star Church

The church will begin a new sermon series, “Making the Most of Your Marriage,” during the 9:30 a.m. traditional and 10:30 a.m. contemporary services at 2900 E. Markland Ave.

Mark Driscoll’s “Real Marriage” simulcast will be 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb 22, with a lunch break at 12:30 p.m. The event is free with online preregistration at msckokomo.com. Day of the event the cost is $15 per person. Lunch is available for $5.

New Beginnings Christian Fellowship

Pastor Jeff Russell will present a sermon, “Remember to Grow and Restore Your Passion for Jesus,” at 10 a.m. Sunday at the church, 1900 S. Berkley Road. The message is part of the series “The Call to Remember.”

Parr United Methodist Church

The church’s youth group is hosting a Fazoli’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. today at 1135 N. Wabash Ave. Funds will support the youths attending church camp. Tickets are $8 and carry-outs are welcome.

St. Joan of Arc and St. Patrick Catholic Churches

The churches will host the eighth annual Indiana Holy Family Catholic Conference March 1 and 2 at Kokomo High School, 2501 S. Berkley Road. The theme is “Faith, Hope and Love — Use It or Lose It!” Sponsors are St. Joseph Hospital and Knights of Columbus.

Registration fees are: family, $145; married couple, $115; single adult, $65; and high school youth, $45.

The conference offers an opportunity for all ages to “focus, renew, and dive deeply into the life transforming faith of the Catholic Church.” Among the scheduled participants are Tim Staples, Ken Yasinski, Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P. and Bishop Timothy Doherty.

For more information call 765-865-9964, 765-452-6021 or register online at www.holyfamilyconference.org.

Salvation Army

The Declaration Trio will perform a concert at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the church, 1101 S. Waugh St. The group was nominated by the readers of Singing News Magazine as one of the top 10 new trios in 2013 and received a second nomination in a row for the Sunrise Award (best new group) at the annual Diamond Awards.

A freewill offering will be taken.

Sara Aten, a Christian singer and songwriter, will present her unique sound during a performance at 7 p.m. March 8. A freewill offering will be taken.

There will be a preconcert dinner at the Salvation Army Community Center, 1007 E. Foster St. The cost at the door is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger.

For more information, call 765-456-3846.

Soul Anchor Apostolic Church

Having trouble signing up for health care reform? Applications for the Affordable Care Act will be available 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 3 to 4 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the church, 616 N. Union St. All are welcome. Call 765-457-8515 during the hours listed if needed.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

“Black History in Indiana” is the topic of a presentation by Timothy Lake, associate professor of English at Wabash College, at 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at 800 S. Market St. Lake will share the results of his study of blacks in Indiana from the time Indiana was part of the Northwest Territory to the present.

Cass County

Anoka Church

The church, U.S. 35 and 300 South, will host a fundraising breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. today. Proceeds will benefit Southeastern Buddy Bags and Thompson Totes.

The menu includes biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, toast, coffee, orange juice and milk.