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Church hosts Service of Lights Sunday

The Michigantown Mt. Hope Wesleyan Church will host the annual Service of Lights this Sunday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. Featured will be narrator Karen Lippard; speaker Rev. Gregg Teegarden; soloist Sylvester Sims; and the annual chalk drawing by the pastor, Rev. Max Kingsolver.

All are welcome. The church is located at 107 E. 2nd St, Michigantown.

Antioch Church offers Advent activities

The Antioch Church is hosting a Community Advent Breakfast on Dec. 9 at 8 am. Church members will serve the free breakfast, and there will be a little singing and a short Advent devotion. The breakfasts will easily be finished before 9 a.m.

Everyone is the community is invited to attend. For more information about the breakfasts or the church in general, contact Pastor Dave Klipp at the church, 765-654-8310.

Also, the church is having a Holiday Food and Goodies Sale Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning right after the Advent Breakfast. The sale will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a variety of items – from sweets to soup and ham loaf. Items will be sold by the pound, slice, cup, bowl or whole.

Antioch Church is located at 4625 S. State Road 39, Frankfort; phone 765-654- 8310.

Central Cheer Boosters to host Zumba fundraiser

The Clinton Central Cheer Boosters invite the community to a Zumba fundraiser being held to benefit the Clinton Central Competition Cheer squad.

The cheerleaders are holding the Zumbathon on Dec. 9 starting at 1:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 for one session or $15 for both sessions. Sessions last 45 minutes. The event will be held at Clinton Central Jr./Sr. High School in the multi-purpose room.

All proceeds will be used to help fund the cheer squad’s trip to Nationals in February 2018. Pre-sale tickets are being sold now but tickets will also be available at the door on the day of event.

Donations, volunteers sought for Christmas Dinner

Butch Pickering seeks volunteers to help prepare, serve and deliver the annual Community Christmas Dinner scheduled Monday, Dec. 25, at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center at 401 W. Walnut, Frankfort. 

Donations of foodstuffs and money to purchase food and serving ware are also needed to make the free full course holiday meal possible.

To volunteer to help or to schedule a home delivery, call Pickering at 654-6001 or Tilly Mills at 605-3702.

Rossville FFA to present Santa’s Breakfast

Santa’s Very Merry Christmas Breakfast will be hosted Saturday, Dec. 16, by the Rossville FFA alumni, Advisory Committee and Chapter from 8-11 a.m. in the Rossville High School agriculture barn.

The breakfast will feature a menu of pancakes and sausage, muffins, biscuits and gravy, and milk, juice and coffee.

Families and individuals attending can make a freewill donation for breakfast and/or donate winter clothing for area kids, including hats, winter scarves, gloves, socks and gently used coats. Some older children may wear adult sizes, so gently used adult coats can also be contributed.

There will also be a farm animal petting area for the kids and visits and photos with Santa.