The Rev. Stormy Scherer-Berry will give her sermon, "Make the Nations Prove:Peaceful Joy," at the 9 a.m. worship service at Petersville United Methodist Church on Sunday morning, Dec. 22nd. Liturgist Patsy Harris will share scriptures from Isaiah 7 and Matthew 1.

The service will focus on the meaning of the word Emmanuel, which means "God with us." Teresa Covert will give the children's sermon, and the choir will provide special music. Each Sunday in December, the coin collection will be given to the Bishop's Children's Christmas Fund.

A time of fellowship will follow the worship service; at 10:30 a.m., the fourth and final session of the Advent Study, "Almost Christmas-The Wesleyan Way," will begin, led by Pastor Scherer-Berry. All are welcome to the class.

On Christmas Eve, a candlelight communion service, "The Lord is Come: Incarnate Joy," will begin at 7 p.m. at the church, led by the Rev. Scherer-Berry.

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