The Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry will give her sermon, "Healing Power:Connection," at the Sunday morning 9 a.m. worship service at Petersville United Methodist Church 2781 N 500 E, Columbus. The theme will be "Choose Life" and scriptures to be shared include Luke 24:5 and Colossians 3:12. A question to be asked of the congregation will be, "What is the focus of your attention?" Teresa Covert will present the children's message, and communion will be served. A time of fellowship will follow the service.

Both Bible Study classes will resume on Monday September 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of the Larry Noltings and at the home of Chris Kimerling. New Members are always welcome. The Sit and Stitch group will begin meeting on Tuesday September 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Connie Nolting and new members may join at any time.

Choir practice, under the direction of Kathy Bush, will begin again at the church on Wednesday night September 4 at 6:30 p.m. Prayer Time, led by Barb Hedrick, will meet at the church at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

Coming up: The Sept. 8 service will be held on the church lawn at 10 a.m. (note the time change.) A pitch-in lunch will follow the service. Those attending are invited to bring food to share; tableware and drinks will be furnished. Attendees also should bring lawn chairs

The United Methodist Men's group will meet at 7:15 a.m. in the church fellowship hall on September 8. The men will host their annual hot dog roast and ice cream social at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 15; those attending should bring their lawn chairs and a vegetable, salad or dessert to share. Burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, tableware, and drinks will be furnished.

Information: 812-546-4438; 574-780-2379.