Religious news, April 3, 2021 | News

Editor’s Note: Faith-based institutions in the region should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., PO Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or by email to [email protected] The deadline is Wednesday at noon. Be sure to include your event details as well as the church’s address and phone number.

Morning Star Church

All are invited to Easter Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. at The Connection, located behind the building at 2900 E. Markland Ave. There will also be learning and play time in The Connection gymnasium for children aged 6 months to 5 years.

The church will be launching a new series of sermons called “Love Reigns”. Services are in person or on Facebook. Visit the web at

Christian fellowship of new beginnings

Easter Sunday will be celebrated at 10 am Sunday at the Church, 1900 S. Berkley Road. It will be a celebration of Jesus’ victory over sin and death, which can provide eternal life to all who believe and follow him.

The message will be based on John 20: 1-18.

A Son Rise service will be held at 8:30 a.m. prior to the regular church worship service.

There will also be an online worship service on the New Beginnings Christian Fellowship YouTube channel, Facebook page, or website

First meeting of Kokomo’s friends

The first meeting of the friends of Kokomo will hold a blood drive from noon to 6 pm Thursday at the church, 1801 W. Zartman Road. Appointments are mandatory and can be made at

Kokomo First Church of the Nazarene

KokomoNaz will be hosting a free program, “Healing the Wounded Spirit Within,” 7 to 8 p.m. on April 12 at Church, 2734 S. Washington St.

Shelly Jones, author of “Healing of a Violated Spirit,” will share her testimony and discuss topics such as toxic religion, spiritual abuse and how to break free from bondage.

The program is open to all adults. Guests must use the main entrance and meet in the chapel.

For more information or to register, call the church office at 765-453-7078.

Church in his image

In His Image, formerly First General Baptist Church, 2940 E. 50 North, Kokomo, will be hosting a Country Breakfast from 7am to 10am today.

The menu will include sausages, scrambled eggs, sausage sauce, cookies, orange juice and coffee. A voluntary donation will be accepted and take-out meals are available.

For more information, call 765-438-1871.

Hillsdale United Methodist Church

Hillsdale United Methodist Church, 4893 E. 100 North, Kokomo, will serve a fish / net meal to benefit church support missions from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 10.

The event will be driving only and cash only. No credit or debit card will be accepted. Each $ 10 meal will include a generous serving of meat (s), baked beans, coleslaw and a drink.

For more information, call 765-480-2565.

Curtisville Christian Church

At 10:15 am on Easter Sunday, Minister James Snapp Jr. will deliver the message “They have taken my Lord” from John 20.

The church building will be open, with social distancing precautions in place and plenty of free masks and disinfectants. God willing, the sermon will also be online at

Curtisville Christian Church meets at 737 N. 600 East in eastern Tipton County. For more information or to request a prayer, call 765-623-4400.

Bennetts Switch Community Church

Bennetts Switch Community Church, 2261 W. State Road 18, Kokomo, will be hosting a fish / fillet fry from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 17th.

Each meal will include fish, tenderloin, or a combination of the two, with baked beans, applesauce, crisps and cookies. Soda will be available for $ 1 per can and free will donations will be accepted. The event is only by car.

Ruth R. Culp