Religious news, July 10, 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 noon. Be sure to include your event details as well as the church’s address and phone number.

Morning Star Church

Sunday’s sermon at 10:30 am will be “A New Thing,” an ongoing series.

The church meets at The Connection, located behind the main 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.

Services are in person or on Facebook. Visit the web at

Christian fellowship of new beginnings

“Don’t Just Know, But Grow” will be the theme at 10 am Sunday at Church, 1900 S. Berkley Road. It is based on Ephesians 3: 14-21.

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

If you have any questions or need prayer, contact Pastor Jeff Russell at 765-776-0868.

The cupboard of God opened in Kokomo

God’s Neighborhood Closet at Main Street United Methodist Church, 830 S. Main St., Kokomo, is now open 9 am to 11:30 am Tuesday. Clothing and shoes are available for free, and toiletry bags are available for $ 1.

Bon Air Church of the Nazarene

The Bon Air du Nazaréen church organizes a café-club every Monday at 9 a.m. “No pressure, just camaraderie.” The coffee club meets at the church, 2419 N. Locke St., Kokomo. Enter through the northeast door. Call 765-438-0225 for more information.

Baptist Church of Calvary

Sunday at 4 pm the Foresters of Burton, Michigan will perform at Calvary Baptist Church, 1967 W. Boulevard St. A voluntary dedication will be made.

Morning Star Church

Morning Star Church will sell its famous chicken noodle and baked steak dinners at The Connection, located behind the church, during Howard County 4-H Fair Week, Monday through Friday.

Enjoy a delicious meal in the air-conditioned building or have a take-out meal. Meals will be served from noon to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday while stocks last. All profits will be donated to local and global missions. Call 765-452-7166 with any questions.

First meeting of Kokomo’s friends

First Friends Meeting of Kokomo will be selling pints and pints of chicken or beef and noodles starting at 4 pm today at the church, 1801 W. Zartman Road, Kokomo. Chicken or beef and noodles, mashed potatoes and green beans can be purchased through drive-through, outside ordering, and pickup. The sale will help kids get to Quaker Haven Summer Camp.

The Children’s Christian Academy and the Reunion of First Friends

The Children’s Christian Academy and First Friends Reunion will be hosting a moving sale and clearance sale from 9 am to 3 pm on July 17 at 1801 W. Zartman Road, Kokomo.

The Children’s Christian Academy will have its moving sale outside, under the pavilion. The sale will include children’s toys, books, student desks, wardrobes, rugs and various school equipment. First Friends Meeting will have its clearance sale inside the building.

West Point Christian Church

National speaker David Ring, a cerebral palsy survivor, will talk about how he went from “cerebral palsy victim to cerebral palsy winner.” The conference will be held August 8 at West Point Christian Church, 5112 N. County Road 1250 East in Russiaville. Ring will speak after a 5 p.m. hot dog roast. For more information, call 765-432-4500.

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on August 10 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1204 N. Armstrong St., Kokomo, in the basement of the church hall. Appointments are required and can be made by phone at 1-800-733-2767 or online at

Curtisville Christian Church

This Sunday at 10:15 am, Minister James Snapp Jr. will deliver the “Before the Bowls of Wrath” sermon in Revelation 15.

The church building will be open, with social distancing precautions in place.

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

Ruth R. Culp