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The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana Bulletin Board December 11, 1987 General interest Benefit concert & dance, Fri-: day, Dec. 11, 8 p.m.-midnight at the National Guard Armory,. Evansville. Music by the Duke Boys. All proceeds will be divid-. ed 50-50 between area emergency food pantries and the Tri-State Food Bank. For more informa- lion, contact Jill Wilhite, 464-7662. Messiah-sing, Friday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m. at Neu Chapel, Univer- sity of Evansville. Small sections of Handel's "Messiah" will be sung with a small orchestra. Sponsored by the Evansville Choral Society and the U of E In- stitute for the Fine and Perform- ing Arts. All singers in the Tri- State area are welcome to par- ticipate. Tickets are $3/parson and are available by calling the Institute for the Fine and Perfor- ming Arts at 479-2039. The number of participants in the choir is limited -- plan to reserve tickets early. Armstrong Recreation Center dance, Saturday, Dec. 12, g pm.-midnight, Highway 65 and Baseline Road. Music by "Neal Kraft." The public is invited. St. Theresa Church dinner, Sunday, Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 700 Herndon Drive, Evansville. Chicken and roast beef. Carryouts available. Carol Sing, Sunday, Dec. 13, 5 p.m. at Bethlehem UCC, 6400 Oak Hill Rd., Evansville. Led by Mark X. Hatfield, church organist and choirmaster. Groups perfor- ming include the Bethlehem Chancel Choir & Youth Choir, the Evansville Choral Artists and the Evansville Community Children's Choir-Youth Chorale. The program will conclude with a rendition of Handel's Hallelu- jah chorus from "Messiah." No charge. The public is invited. For more information, call the Bethlehem UCC church office, 867-2497. The Mater Dei Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Evansville Mesker Zoo on Sunday, Dec. 13, 5 p.m. in the Kley Building. The Jasper Community Arts Commission "Christmas Shop" is located at the Jasper Civic Auditorium, Jasper, Ind. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Features hand-crafted items by local artists and crafts people, including her- bal wreaths, baskets, ornaments, doll clothes, tole painting, water- colors, afhgans, cross-stitch, stained glass and pottery. The "Christmas Shop" is also sup- ported by the Friends of the Arts, Inc., the Indiana Arts Commis- sion and the National Endow- ment for the Arts. "Icons: The Precious Image" will be exhibited at the illustrated catalogue with a foreword by guest curator Brother Columban, a St. Meinrad Arch- abbey monk. Support Groups Eastside previously married support group Christmas potluck dinner, Monday, Dec. 14, 7-9 p.m. at Holy Rosary parish Center, Evansville. For more in- formation, call Richard Schenk, 963-9205. Loogootee community support group meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7-9 p.m. at Loogootee East Cafeteria. The topic for discus- sion is "Social Life and Dating Again." For more information, call Mary Bowling, 295-3714. Families Facing Cancer meeting, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. at the McCurdy Residential Center, 101 S.E. First St., Evansville. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 424-8281. Meeting of the Hispanic com- mnnity of the Evansville area, Sunday, Dec. 20, 1 p.m. at Christ the King Church, 3109 Bayard Park Drive, Evansville. All per- sons of Spanish-speaking origins and their friends are invited. Sponsored by the Catholic Diocese and the Hispanic Socie- ty. For more information, call Sister Mary Victor Kerchar, 423-1721. TOUCH (To Our Understand- ing of Children with Handicaps) is an organization of trained parents who have a handicapped child and offer support on a one- to-one basis to other parents who are learning to cope with their child's disabilities. Moral sup- port and accurate information on community services are available to you by calling Information & Referral Services, 464-9292. Ask to be put in contact with the TOUCH organization. YES (Young Evansville Singles) meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Theresa School Library, 600 Herndon Dr., Evansville. A variety of activities are planned each month. The group is designed to meet the spiritual, social and friendship needs of young single adults. For more information call Karen, 667-5038 or Jim, 477-5495. Depressed Anonymous, a sup- port group for persons suffering from depression, meets from 7-10 p.m. each Thursday in Meeting Room Three at St. Mary's Medical Center, 3700 Washington Ave., Evansville. Tough Love, a support group for parents, meets from 7-9 p.m. each Tuesday at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1820 Str- ingrown Rd., Evansville. For Gra.dparents" day Participants in a recent grandparents' day held at St. Theresa School, Evansville, are, at left, Shawna Koester and her grandmother, Mary Koester, and at right, Crystal McDonald with her grandparents, Mary McDonald and Cecilia and Joe Gries, 2300 Washington Ave., Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. at Holy Evansville. Redeemer Church, Evansville. For more information, call Father SHARE for parents who have Henry Kuykendall, 424-8344. experienced the loss of an infant, meets the fourth Monday of each month at St. Mary's Medical Center. Overeaters Anonymous meets at several locations each week; 10 a.m. Mondays, Women's Resource Center, 5041 Bellemeade Ave., Evansville; 7 p.m. Mondays, Stringtown Library, Evansville; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, St. Francis Xavier Church, Poseyville; 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Newburgh Library; 3 p.m. Saturdays, Warrick Coun- ty Library, Boonville. Religious life Special choir of the deaf is for those wanting to learn to sign Christmas songs and songs for next year's Total Communication Masses. Practices will he Sunday, Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Total Communication Mass for the Deaf, Saturday, Dec. 19, 5:30 p.m. {EST) at St. Joseph Church, Jasper. Social hour will follow -- bring own snacks. For more in- formation, call Father Henry Kuykendall, 424-8344. interpreted Mass for the Deaf, every Sunday evening at Holy Name of Jesus Church, Hender- son, Ky. For more information, call the church office, 1-502-826-2096 -- voice. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, at Holy Trinity Pro- Cathedral, Evansville, Sunday, Dec. 13 after the 10:30 a.m. Mass until 2:30 p.m. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed the second Sunday of every month. St, Benedict Church penance rite, Thursday, Dec. 17, 2 and 7 p.m., 1312 Lincoln Ave., -- Message Photo by Barbara Paul Evansville. Several Charismatic Prayer Groups meet in various locations in the diocese on a weekly basis. The dates, locations, times and contact persons for these groups are: -- In Evansville -- at Christ the King Church, 3101 Bayard Park Dr., 7 p.m. Sundays, contact Frank Cook, 477-7370, -- In Vincennes -- Christian Life Prayer Group, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Contact Mrs. Bob Weiler, 882-3365. -- In Huntingburg -- St. Mary's Prayer Group, Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at St. Mary's Religious Education Center, room B, 317 Washington St., Huntingburg. Contact Bonnie Miller, 683-2506 or Carolyn Cook, 683-2553. Please send Bulletin Board in- formation to Mary T. Ellert, The Message, P.O. Box 4169, Evans- ville, Ind. 47711. The deadline for copy is 9 a.m. the Friday before publication date. Fr. Kuper to speak to Eva n==0000ille Chamber Father Raymond L. Kuper, Director of Catholic Education for the Diocese of Evansville, is one of three "new" education leaders scheduled to speak at The Chamber Breakfast, spon- sored by the Small Business Development Center/EASIE, in the Executive Inn, Evansville, Dec. 16, 7:15 a.m. September, has 13 years of teaching and school ad- ministrative experience, and 10 years as a pastor. Another speaker is to be Dr. Phillip W. Schoffstall, in his first year as superintendent of the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp. His teaching and administrative experience lege level in Ohio, California, Illinois and Indiana. Also speaking is Dr. James S. Vinson, named president of the University of Evansville in June. His teaching and ad- ministrative experience in- cludes colleges and universities in Illinois, North Carolina, Con- necticut and Texas. Evansville Museum of Arts and more information call 425-6861. Father Kuper, appointed in spans elementary through col- Science until Jan. 17. Thirty- seven rare 17th, 18th and 19th SOS (Survivors of Suicide) for PRAYER Century Russian, Greek and Ser- those who have lost a loved one * SINGING FELLOWSHIP bian icons from private Indiana through suicide, meets the first collections will be displayed. Ex- Monday of each month at 7 p.m. |M 7:00P,M. EVERY hibit is accompanied by a color- at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, , V SUNDAY EVENING JOB OPENING ] !i RAISE AGES IMMEDIATE, OPENINGProgrammer/Assistant to Director | CIiRISTTttEi(ING3109BAYARDPK, of Sarto Retreat House. Full-time position. Religious or lay | person. 75o/o programming and hosting retreats at a 57 bed | diocesan retreat house. Balance of time in administrative | ATHOLIC Ic duties. Degree in Theology, Spirituality, or Religious Studies | or the equivalent in experience required. Some ad-| -- EACHING II ministrativo background essential. For job description and | more information contact: Director, Sarto Retreat House, | 7:00 A.M. WEEKDAYS ON P.O. 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