As weather becomes more springlike, a local church is also seeking to spark renewal.

Walnut Corner Church will host a revival this weekend.

Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Mike Murrell will be the evangelist, and Bessie Hummel will provide the music.

The church is located at the corner of county roads 500 West and 200 North.

To meet

Jay County Men of Prayer will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Richard’s Restaurant in Portland.

Men from area churches meet monthly for “manly discussions” and exploration of the Bible and scriptures. All men and boys are invited to attend.


Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W. 8th St., Matthews, will host Wilburn & Wilburn at 7 p.m. Friday

Wilburn & Wilburn is a father and son duo. There will be no admission charge.

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Free community meal

Bread of Life Community Family Meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at Asbury United Methodist Church, 204 E. Arch St., Portland.

Everyone is welcome to share a meal and conversation.


Jay County pastors and chaplains will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel at Indiana University Health Jay Hospital.