Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction Saturday

SILVER LAKE — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser and silent auction are planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Hill Pentecostal Church of God.

Cost for the dinner is $7.50 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children 3 and younger.

Donors for the silent auction include Dairy Queen, Penguin Point, Bibles &?Books, Family Video, Smith Tire, ?MudLOVE, Designs by Kim, Igloo, Pizza Hut, Giverny Fitness, Reinholt’s Furniture, TinCaps, Komets, Silver Lake Fire Department and Fashionette Beauty Salon.

For an updated list of donors, visit the church’s Facebook page.

All proceeds will go to support Gospel Hill youth ministries.

The church is at 303 S. Jefferson St., Silver Lake.

Dixie Melody Boys To Perform Sunday

TIPPECANOE — The Dixie Melody Boys will give a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Riverview Community Church.

The Dixie Melody Boys have had more than 20 Top 40 hits, including eight in the Top 10, over the past four decades.  They were nominated for a Grammy and received many Fan Award nominations from Singing News Magazine. Bass Ed O’Neal was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2004.

There is no charge for admission to the concert, but a love offering will be collected.

The church is at 3780 Ind. 110, Tippecanoe.

Youth Revival Begins Tonight In Claypool

CLAYPOOL — “Keep Fighting The Good Fight” youth revival is planned today through Sunday at Early Apostolic Bible Training Center Ministries.

Creassia Blackburn will be the guest speaker today, Friday and Sunday, while Matt Lemen is scheduled for Saturday. Each evening will include games, food and prizes.

Thursday’s dress is “Fighting Uniforms” — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines.

Friday’s dress is “Bible Fighting Gear” — swords (fake), shields, armor, etc. A bonfire, music and food are planned after the service.

Saturday is “Crazy Outfit Night.”

Services begin at 6 p.m. today through Saturday and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The church is on Ind. 15 just north of the overhead bridge at Claypool.

Baked Steak Dinner May 4 In Claypool

CLAYPOOL — Claypool United Methodist Church will serve a baked steak dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. May 4.

Cost for the meal is $8 for adults, $4 for youth ages 7-12 and free for those 6 and  younger. Carry-out will be available.

Those who bring a canned good will receive 50 cents off of their meal.

All proceeds will go to the church and its mission projects.

Items Sought For Annual Tent Sale

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church is seeking gently used items for its annual tent sale.  

The church will accept household goods, furniture, sports equipment, toys, books, boats, cars, appliances, clothing, pictures, etc.

TVs and computer monitors will not be accepted.

To arrange pickup of your items, call the church at 574-267-6266, Doug Blatz at 574-571-6637 or Frank Sapper at 574-527-0610.   

This year’s tent sale will be June 6-8 at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds.

All proceeds will go toward St. Anne’s outreach programs.

Aldersgate Experience April 27-29

Burket United Methodist Church and Harvest Community  Church of Pierceton are planning an Aldersgate Experience this weekend.

Activities will kick off at 7 p.m. Friday at Burket UMC, 102 S. Market St. Kevin Shelton will be the guest speaker.

Saturday will begin at 4 p.m. at Burket UMC. Jeremy Graham will address the topic of addictions. A free meal will follow at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. At 6:30 p.m. the Glenn Hall Family Gospel Singers will give a concert, and Shelton will speak again at 7:30 p.m.  Child care for children up to age 4 will be provided.

At 10 a.m. Sunday, Graham will be the guest speaker at Burket UMC.

At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Shelton will be at Harvest Community Church, 512 S. Seventh St., Pierceton. Shelton will return to Harvest Community Church for the 6 p.m. service.

Voice Of The Martyrs Speaker Sunday

SILVER LAKE — Dale Davis from Voice of the Martyrs will share a message of hope at 10:10 a.m. Sunday at South Pleasant United Methodist Church.

VOM works to bring awareness and political pressure to rescue men, women and children who are tortured and persecuted for their faith.

Everyone is welcome to the service, and to stay for a taco lunch afterword and visit with Davis.

The church on Ind. 15, 3 miles south of Silver Lake.

Trinity’s Annual Rummage Sale April 27-28

Trinity United Methodist Church will have its annual rummage sale Friday and Saturday.

The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

The church is at 832 E. Center St., Warsaw.

National Day Of Prayer Planned May 3

WINONA LAKE — The National Day of Prayer event for Kosciusko County will be from noon to 1 p.m. May 3 at the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake.  

The event will be hosted by the National Day of Prayer Committee of Kosciusko County and the Greater Warsaw Ministerial Association.

For details, visit or  

‘Just Ask Joyce’ At Men Following Christ

WINONA LAKE — Joyce Oglesby, the “family life fix-it pro,” will be the featured speaker at the Men Following Christ meeting Saturday.

Oglesby is host of “Just Ask Joyce,” as seen on television networks in Indiana and Kentucky. She is the author of family-related books, a regular columnist for Today’s Woman and Today’s Family magazines, and a regular contributor to radio stations across the United States. She says life as a pastor’s wife, mother, grandmother and entrepreneur as a court reporter has enhanced her expertise and passion as she mentors individuals and couples to preserve the family unit. To learn more about Oglesby, visit

Men Following Christ meets from 8 to 10 a.m. the last Saturday of the month at Alpha Dining Hall at Grace College. The meeting is open to all men looking to grow in their walk in Jesus Christ. Breakfast is served at no cost to those who attend.

For more information, contact Don Clemens or Rod Mayer at\

Port-A-Pit Fundraisers Friday And Saturday

His Hands & Feet International is planning Port-A-Pit  fundraisers in support of two mission trips.

The fundraisers will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or sold out Friday and Saturday in the parking lot of JB’s Furniture, 2101 E. Center St., Warsaw.

Offerings will include chicken for $7.25, barbecue ribs for $8.50, pork chops for $7.25 and Pit-Tatoes for $4.25

Fried Amish pies will be available Saturday for $4 each or three for $10.

Money raised Friday will go toward a Kentucky mission trip, while funds raised Saturday will support a trip to Africa.