Church briefs

Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, will host a family nature program on Sept. 12.

The cost is $5 per person (ages 2 and youner free) or $20 for a family of two adults plus children under 12.

The program will be from 9 a.m. to noon.

To register call 788-7581, ext. 0 or visit

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis, will host a free seminar on estate planning on Sept. 13. The program will begin at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited.

The speaker will be Aline Anderson, a southside lawyer. She will discuss wills, estates and trusts. Anderson has practiced law for more than 30 years, concentrating in the area of probate law. She is the author of “Anderson’s Will and Trust Manual for Indiana.”

For more information, call 881-2353.

Providence Christian Church, 4080 W. County Road 100N, Bargersville, will offer a handmade craft fair and bake sale by the Christian Women’s Fellowship on Oct. 3. The sale will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

There also will be a quilt raffle.

Proceeds will go to the fellowship for community projects.

For more information, call Katrina Vollmer at 812-988-0063 or email