DeKalb County Community Guide 2015

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The Town of Altona in western DeKalb County was founded in 1865, predating Garrett by 10 years. Altona was not incorporated as a town until June 1906.

Its roots go back to a sawmill and lumber business and the building of the railroad. It was named for a town in Germany that many of its early residents once called home.

Recnt repairs and improvements to the Town Hall, constructed from a residence in the building that formerly served as the Altona Fire Department, include new doors and windows, insulation and removal of barn doors at the back of the building that once allowed access to fire protection vehicles.

Last summer, an abandoned home was demolished under the town’s recently adopted unsafe building ordinance.

GOVERNMENT: Beth McMaken is the town’s clerk-treasurer. The three-member town board includes President Chris Seely and members Vicki Brumbaugh and Dellas Burns. An election is held every four years for all officials, with the next slated for June 2015. The board meets the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall, 1312 W. Quincy St.

EDUCATION: Altona residents attend Garrett-Keyser-Butler schools including Garrett High School, Garrett Middle School and J.E. Ober Elementary School on East Houston Street.

RECREATION: Mary Comesky Park is just east of the Town Hall on West Quincy Street. Improvement plans include addition of a teeter-totter, spring-mounted horses and handicap-ac-cessible sandbox toys.

UTILITIES: Altona residents have their own water wells. Garrett Municipal Utilities distrib-utes power generated by American Electric Power Co., and Northern Indiana Public Service Co. supplies natural gas. Sewer services are provided by the City of Garrett. The telephone company is Frontier.

POLICE: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police and Indiana Conservation Officers provide police protection.

FIRE: The Garrett Fire Protection Territory is contracted to provide fire protection on an annual basis for the Town of Altona.

POST OFFICE: Although once having the first post office, Altona residents now are served by the Garrett Post Office at 115 W. Keyser St. and have Garrett addresses and zip code of 46738. The original post office, housed in a general store at the corner of West Quincy and Baker streets, was discontinued in 1911.

LIBRARY: Altona residents are served by the Garrett Public Library on the corner of Houston and Randolph streets, along with Garrett residents, and Keyser and Butler townships including Altona.

POPULATION: The latest U.S. Census Bureau in 2013 estimated 198 residents. The

town is bounded by C.R. 7 on the west, Union Street on the east, and West King Street to the south. The northern boundary includes some homes on the north side of the CSX Railroad tracks. The town limits encompass some 70 homes and three small businesses. The town’s assessed evaluation is $3.1 million.

ASHLEYHome of the “smiley face” water tower that

looks over the surrounding landscape, the town of Ashley describes itself as “a small town with a big outlook.” The town was founded in 1892 and named after Ossian D. Ashley, president of the Wabash Railroad from 1890 to 1902.

Ashley straddles the DeKalb-Steuben County line. The northern third of the town is in Steuben County and the southern two-thirds in DeKalb County. The center line of S.R. 4 (State Street) is the county line.

GOVERNMENT: A three-member town council meets on the second Monday of each month. Council members are Don Farrington, president, Randy McEntarfer, vice president, and Mike Hasselman. The clerk-treasurer is Karen McEntarfer, 587-9276. Randy McEntarfer is the town planner, 587-3982. The official town website is

EDUCATION: Country Meadow Elemen-tary School is two miles south of town at C.R. 10 and C.R. 23, serving students from Ashley, Fairfield and Smithfield townships and a portion of Richland Township. The school’s phone

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COMMUNITIESnumbers are 920-1017 and 587-3371. The entire town is part of DeKalb Central United School District, and junior and senior high school students attend DeKalb Middle School and DeKalb High School, between Auburn and Waterloo.

RECREATION: Ashley has four parks totaling 20 acres. Ashley Memorial Park is on South Union Street under the “smiley” water tower. Sunset Park consists of 12 acres at the west end of Ruby and Pearl streets. Carpenter Field is on Ashley’s north side on North Grand Avenue. A children’s playground is outside the Ashley Community Center on South Gonser Avenue. The parks include three baseball diamonds, three basketball courts, a tennis court, a half-mile walking trail, three shelter houses and several play areas. Jim Bush is the parks superintendent.

HEALTH: Cameron Hospital in Angola and DeKalb Health hospital in Auburn both are approximately 15 minutes away.

UTILITIES: Residents use the town’s water and sewage systems. Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides electricity and natural gas.

POLICE: Scott Barnhart is the town marshal. Call 911 in an emergency and 587-9388 for business.

FIRE: Ashley has a volunteer fire depart-ment with Jr. Shaffer serving as chief. In an emergency call 911. For nonemergency business, call 587-9222.

POST OFFICE: 114 W. State St.POPULATION: 988 is the U.S. Census

Bureau’s most recent estimate in 2013.

AUBURNTwo major projects are underway in Auburn

for 2015.The city-owned broadband service, Auburn

Essential Services, started in 2005 and recently became its own city department. AES is expanding into Garrett, and Waterloo is consid-ering using the service, as well.

Auburn also is working on eliminating the overflow of untreated wastewater into Cedar Creek by constructing new sewer lines in the city, with a major project planned for the city’s southwest side later this year.

GOVERNMENT: Auburn has a mayor and seven-member common council. Two at-large council members and five district members serve four-year terms.

City officials are Mayor Norm Yoder, Clerk-Treasurer Patricia Miller, and council members Kevin Webb, David Painter, Matthew Kruse, Mike Watson, Mike Walter, Jim Finchum and Dennis Ketzenberger. All of those offices are subject to election this year.

Board of Public Works and Safety members are Yoder, Herb Horrom and Danny McAfee.

City government’s website is Students attend DeKalb

High School and DeKalb Middle School north of the city, with two elementary schools (McKenney-Harrison and J.R. Watson) in Auburn. All are part of the DeKalb Central

United School District.RECREATION: Facilities in Auburn include

the YMCA of DeKalb County, the Skatin’ Station, Auburn Bowl, Bridgewater Golf Club, NCG Cinemas and the Auburn-Garrett Drive-in on S.R. 8 west of Garrett.

Eckhart Park and Rieke Park are Auburn’s major parks, along with Thomas Park, Memorial Park, Smith Acres Park, Don Lash Park and smaller neighborhood parks. The Auburn Community Pool, with a water slide, is in Eckhart Park.

The Auburn Outdoor Theater presents entertainment events during summer months, including many performances with free admission. It lies along the east bank of Cedar Creek, across the creek from the DeKalb County Fairgrounds, with an entrance off Center Street near Fifteenth Street.

The Heimach Center, on East Seventh Street, serves as a meeting place for senior citizens.

The DeKalb County Free Fall Fair takes place at the end of September, with 4-H events at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds and rides, food and games on downtown Auburn streets.

Three museums salute the city’s automo-tive heritage: The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum and National Automo-tive and Truck Museum of the United States, both on Wayne Street, occupy buildings of the former Auburn Automobile Co. The Kruse Automotive Museum at C.R. 11-A and I-69 is housed inside the National Military History Center.

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, celebrating the city’s automotive history, takes place each Labor Day weekend.

HEALTH: DeKalb Health hospital is on Seventh Street (S.R. 8) in east Auburn, serving Auburn and all of the surrounding area. DeKalb EMS provides ambulance service.

UTILITIES: Water and sewer services are maintained by the city. The wastewater treatment plant is at 2002 S. Wayne St. The city-owned Auburn Electric utility distributes power generated by American Electric Power Co. Natural gas is supplied by the Northern Indiana Public Service Co. AT&T, Mediacom and city-owned Auburn Essential Services are major providers of landline telephone service and Internet service. Mediacom and Auburn Essential Services provide video service.

POLICE: The Auburn Police Department has headquarters in City Hall at 210 S. Cedar St. Call 920-3200 for nonemergency business.

FIRE: Auburn maintains two fire stations, on C.R. 35 near S.R. 8, and at Fifteenth Street and Grandstaff Drive. Call 925-8255 for nonemer-gency business.

LIBRARY: Eckhart Public Library is at 603 S. Jackson St. The library operates the William H. Willennar Genealogy Center at 700 S. Jackson St.

POST OFFICE: 201 S. Jackson St.POPULATION: 12,788 is the 2013 Census



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A major phase of infrastructure improve-ments was completed in 2014, and another project is slated to take place this year.

In 2014, water mains were replaced in the 100 and 200 blocks of South Broadway (S.R. 1) to update systems believed to have been in place for more than 100 years.

The downtown area also received new sidewalks and decorative, LED streetlights as part of the project.

This year, the Indiana Department of Transportation is slated to mill and pave S.R. 1 through Butler.

POLICE: Chief Jim Nichols leads a department of six full-time officers and seven reserves. Call 911 for emergencies or 868-2171 for nonemergency business.

FIRE: Chief Jeff Shultz leads an all-vol-unteer fire department of 20 firefighters. The fire department provides fire protection to the city of Butler, as well as Wilmington, Franklin, Stafford and Troy townships. Call 911 for emergencies or 868-2044 for nonemergency business.

LIBRARY: The Butler Public Library is at 340 S. Broadway. The director is Ellen Stuckey. The library offers a variety of programs for children, teens and adults. There are several public-use computers for Internet access. The library’s website is

EDUCATION: The DeKalb County Eastern Community School District serves children

from Butler, St. Joe and Spencerville, plus Concord, Newville, Spencer, Stafford, Troy and Wilmington townships. Butler and Riverdale (St. Joe and Spencerville) high schools consol-idated in 1963, creating Eastside Junior-Senior High School. Elementary students attend Butler Elementary School, 1025 S. Broadway. The high school is at 603 E. Green St. Administrative offices are at 300 E. Washington St.

RECREATION: Programs for baseball, softball and football are offered in the summer and fall. Maxton Park and South Side Park feature large playgrounds and picnic areas. Neighborhood parks include Mason Park

and Hathaway Park. The Filling Station Youth Center, 315 S. Federal St., offers social and spiritual activities. Butler Days takes place in August.

HEALTH CARE: The DeKalb Health Medical Group/Butler (formerly the Butler Clinic and Laboratory), 409 E. Washington St., is a satellite clinic for DeKalb Health hospital. Dr. Mark S. O’Brien, MD, MS, is the full-time staff physician. The Laurels of DeKalb Health Care Center serves the community. Kenneth Arnt, DDS, provides dental care in Butler.

ACCESS: U.S. 6 (Main Street) and S.R. 1 (Broadway).

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CORUNNALocated on the south side of U.S. 6,

UTILITIES: City utilities include water and sewer service. Ted Miller is superintendent for the street, water and sanitation depart-ments. The utility office is at 215 S. Broadway, 868-5881. Indiana Michigan Power provides electricity, and Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides natural gas.

GOVERNMENT: Ron Walter is the mayor. City Council members are Ron Baker, Tammy Davis, Jerry Eldridge, Eric Johnson and Larry Moore. Angela Eck is clerk-treasurer, Steve Bingham is city planner, and Richard Obendorf is city court judge. The Board of Public Works and Safety meets the first and third Mondays each month at 7 p.m. The City Council meets the same days at 7:30 p.m. or immediately after the Board of Works meeting. All meetings take place at the Thompson Block Building, 215 S. Broadway. Additional information may be found on the city’s website, The Wilmington Township trustee is Heather Jones, 868-5522 or 868-0000.

CHILD CARE: Butler Early Education opened in September 1985 and is at 408 E. Washington St. The licensed Emilio Reggia Eeducational Center nurtures infants to 12-year-olds and offers a reduced fee schedule. Contact the center at 868-2091.

POST OFFICE: 119 N. Broadway.POPULATION: 2,681 is the most recent

Census Bureau estimate for 2013.

GARRETTThe creation of the Keyser Township

fire territory and obtaining Safe Routes to School grants to improve sidewalks and handicap-accessible ramps to move closer to a safe-walking and biking-friendly city highlight improvements in Garrett in 2014.

City officials completed rate adjustments on Garrett’s water, electric and wastewater treatment utilities to maintain their financial stability and plan for the future.

The city’s wastewater treatment plant capacity was doubled to eliminate bypasses and accommodate growth.

Goals for 2015 include expansion of Garrett’s utility service area to accommodate growth, purchasing a new fire truck and adding an option for phone, Internet and TV subscriptions through the Auburn Essential Services fiber optics project.

City leaders are pondering whether to

renovate the 100-year-old City Hall building in downtown Garrett for an estimated cost of $3.8 million, or to tear it down and rebuild on the current site or a different location.

A grand opening was held in early October for a 6,500-square-foot expansion of the Garrett Public Library. The two-story addition includes two adult meeting rooms on the upper level, added space for youth and teens on the lower level, and a new entrance with elevator on the south side of the building.

GOVERNMENT: Tonya Hoeffel is the city’s mayor. Council members are Bradley Stump, Todd Sattison, Amanda Charles, Brenda Wigginton and Tim Vogel. The clerk-treasurer is Marcie Conkle, with Milton Otero as city planner and Dan Brinkerhoff as city attorney. The public will vote for all elected officials this year.

EDUCATION: Garrett-Keyser-Butler School Corp. includes Garrett High School, Garrett Middle School and J.E. Ober Elementary School on East Houston Street. Matt Smith is the high school principal, and Lucas Fielden is the middle school principal. Kristi Surfus is the elementary school principal. School board members are Terry Yarde, president; Wayne Funk, vice president; Dan Weimer, secretary; and Phil Lemper and Larry Getts, members. The school superintendent is Dennis Stockdale.

St. Joseph Catholic School at 301 W. Houston St. offers elementary education through sixth grade. The principal is Kristine Call.

RECREATION: Feick Park on Garrett’s southwest side includes the Garrett community pool, which features a giant water slide, and several ball diamonds and basketball courts. The city has three neighborhood parks: East Side Park on East King Street, West Side Park on Ijams Street and Union Street Park. Ocker Park’s 20-acre site on the city’s north side on West Railroad Street features a stocked pond for fishing, picnic area and pavilion, and a sledding hill. Heritage Park, with a railroading museum, is off Randolph Street on the north side of the railroad.

UTILITIES: Garrett Municipal Utilities distributes power generated by American Electric Power Co., and Northern Indiana Public Service Co. supplies natural gas. Water and sewer services are provided by the city. The telephone company is Frontier.

POLICE: Chief Keith Hefner oversees 13 full-time officers, including two full-time investi-gators. The department also has one full-time administrative assistant, one active part-time officer and six reserve officers. Four reserves are undergoing training and should be activated by early spring. The Garrett Police Department also uses two German shepherd canines. Dispatching is handled by DeKalb County Central Communications. The Garrett Police Station is at 200 N. Cowen St.

FIRE: The Garrett Fire Department operates out of a six-bay station at 200 N. Cowen St. Fire Chief Chad Werkheiser and 28 volunteer firefighters provide fire protection for area residents and businesses.

HEALTH CARE: Miller’s Merry Manor

Corunna became a town in 1902. It was a stop for trains on the New York Central railroad and, according to history books, boasted three schools, a bank, two mills, and a hotel in 1914.

Now, the town is home to Albright’s SuperMarket at the corner of U.S. 6 and S.R. 327. The town’s volunteer fire department is known not only for the emergency services it provides to the community but also for its popular fundraising fish fry meals that are served every other Friday evening at the fire station on the north side of U.S. 6.

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COMMUNITIESnursing home is on S.R. 327 (South Randolph Street) and is the base for the Garrett unit of DeKalb EMS. DeKalb Health Hospital operates a medical clinic in downtown Garrett. Garrett has two dentists, an optometrist and a chiropractor. Garrett is home to St. Martin’s Healthcare Clinic, 1359 S. Randolph St., which provides health care for uninsured residents of DeKalb County. Garrett Pharmacy recently opened in downtown Garrett.

POST OFFICE: 115 W. Keyser St.LIBRARY: Garrett Public Library, on the

corner of Houston and Randolph streets, serves Garrett, and Keyser and Butler townships. The building is handicap-accessible. The library opened April 24, 1915.

POPULATION: 6,290 is the U.S. Census Bureau estimate for 2013.

HAMILTONCalling itself “the playground of northeast

Indiana,” Hamilton lies on the border of Steuben and DeKalb counties and is known for its scenic lakes.

The town lies alongside Hamilton Lake, which covers about 800 acres. Downtown Hamilton rises above the south shore of the lake, offering restau-rants, merchants and professional services.

The town’s population increases in the summer months due to the appeal of the lake and wildlife.

At Hamilton Community Schools, parents are raising funds for a future playground with the goal of having most of the new playground completed by the fall semester.

Project Playground consists of an upper playground, lower playground and a pavilion. The project, not including the new paths, will cost just over $200,000. When all the playground’s pieces have been purchased, the project committee will call on the community to help put it together. Organizers expect they will need about 200 volunteers.

GOVERNMENT: The Hamilton Town Council meets on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Town Council members are president Jenni Heisler, vice president Mary Vail, Bob Howard, Sandra Biegas and Steve Blum. Hester Stouder is the clerk-treasurer. Brent Shull is the town manager. The town website is

EDUCATION: Students attend Hamilton Community Schools at the south edge of town on S.R. 427.

RECREATION: Boating, fishing and water skiing on Hamilton Lake, which borders the town, are favorite pastimes. The two-mile Fish Creek Trail links Hamilton’s Girt L. Gnagy Park to Ball Lake. The Hamilton Park Board manages Gnagy Park, Fish Creek Trail and the public beach and offers a variety of recreational activities, programs and special events throughout the year.

HEALTH: Physician Teresa Smith has an office on East Bellefountaine Road. Hospitals and other health services are available at Angola and Auburn.

UTILITIES: Allied Waste of Bryan, Ohio, handles refuse collection. The Town of Hamilton operates its own water plant, with Justin Stouder as superinten-dent and Brad Haskins as assistant superintendent. Wastewater services are provided by the Hamilton

Lake Conservancy District. Electricity is supplied by American Electric Power, and natural gas comes from Northern Indiana Public Service Co.

POLICE: Jermey Warner is the town marshal, with deputies Jesse Torrey, Frank Baldwin and John Geyer, and reserve Thomas Frederick.

FIRE: The Hamilton Fire Station is at the town hall, 7760 S. Wayne St. The fire chief is Chris Manahan, and the assistant fire chief is John Jackson. Call 911 for emergencies and 488-2311 for fire department nonemergency business only.

POST OFFICE: on Bellefountaine Road.POPULATION: 1,542 is the Census Bureau’s

2013 estimate.

SPENCERVILLESpencerville is known for its historic

wooden covered bridge, built in 1873. It crosses the St. Joseph River at the east edge of town. The bridge has been rebuilt and renovated several times, with the most recent renovation completed in 2013. The bridge is used by vehicles, horse-and-bug-gies and pedestrians.

Each year, the bridge is the focal point for the “Supper on the Bridge” event. This year, that event takes place at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 15. The annual community Thanksgiving dinner takes place at 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Spencerville Community Building.

GOVERNMENT: Spencerville is an unincorporated town. The Spencer Township trustee is Cheri Bushee, 238-4243.

EDUCATION: Students attend Riverdale Elementary School in St. Joe, which is part of the DeKalb County Eastern Community School District. Students in grades 7-12 attend Eastside Junior-Senior High School in Butler.

RECREATION: The St. Joseph River provides opportunities for boating and fishing. The Spencerville Community Building is available for dances, receptions and other gatherings.

HEALTH: DeKalb Health hospital is Auburn is about 20 minutes away.

UTILITIES: The St. Joe-Spencerville Regional Sewer District provides sewage treatment.

POLICE: Police protection is provided by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department. Call 911 for emergencies or 925-3365 for nonemergency business.

FIRE: The all-volunteer Spencerville Fire Department responds with Concord Township as part of Southeast Fire. Call 911in an emergency.

POST OFFICE: 6909 S.R. 1.ACCESS: S.R. 1 and C.R. 68.

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The community of St. Joe borders the St. Joseph River in southeastern DeKalb County.

St, Joe town officials are in the process of acquiring the former Knisely National Bank building for use as a new town hall, according to Town Board President Dave Burns.

In addition, town officials are in the early stages of updating the community’s compre-hensive plan. Also, town officials are looking for interested individuals to serve on a community plan commission for local issues, Burns said. Currently, the DeKalb County Plan Commission handles planning issues related to the town.

St. Joe’s website proclaims, “A great place to live and visit.” Roadside signs entering the community welcome visitors with the message, “We pull together with community pride.”

St. Joe is known for its annual Pickle Festival that celebrates the famous products of Sechler’s Pickles, made just north of town. The 2015 festival will take place July 23-25. The festival attracts visitors from around the country.

GOVERNMENT: The Town Board is comprised of president David Burns and members John Jones and Tom Moody. Allison McKean is clerk-treasurer. Meetings take place at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Town Hall, 102 3rd St. The Concord Township trustee is Stacey Crowl, 450-3764.

EDUCATION: Riverdale Elementary School at 6127 S.R. 1 is part of the DeKalb County Eastern Community School District. Students in grades 7-12 attend Eastside Junior-Senior High School in Butler.

RECREATION: Residents can enjoy Wild Cherry Park on C.R. 59, the St. Joe Valley Conservation Club on C.R. 60 and the St. Mark Memorial Park on Washington Street. Another attraction is the St. Joseph River Greenway. It follows the river’s west bank for one mile, starting behind Riverdale Elementary School.

HEALTH: DeKalb Health hospital in Auburn is 15 minutes away.

UTILITIES: The town provides water service. The St. Joe-Spencerville Regional Sewer District provides sewage treatment.

POLICE: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department serves St. Joe. Call 911 for emergencies and 925-3365 for nonemergency business.

FIRE: Fire Chief Mike Georgi leads the all-volunteer Concord Township Fire Depart-ment. The fire department celebrated 100 years

of fire protection in 2014. Concord Township responds with Spencerville as part of Southeast Fire. Call 911 for an emergency.

POST OFFICE: 104 3rd St.POPULATION: 464 is the U.S. Census

Bureau’s most recent estimate for 2013.


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COMMUNITIEShighway U.S. 6 that runs through the town, the north-south Interstate 69 at the town’s western edge and the east-west Norfolk Southern railway line.

Major improvements to the town are planned for 2015. The town received a $236,000 grant to refurbish 10 blighted home sites. It also has received a grant to refurbish sidewalks as part of the Safe Routes to School program.

A project to move the historic Waterloo Depot could be completed by the end of 2015. The depot would become a station for passengers traveling on Amtrak trains that stop in Waterloo. Amtrak uses the Norfolk Southern rail lines for two trains that stop twice daily on routes from Chicago to the East Coast.

Expansion of the century-old Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library is nearing completion. An addition to the building will include meeting rooms for the public, a teen center and updated children’s area.

GOVERNMENT: The Waterloo Town Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at New Hope Christian Center and has five members: President David Bolton, Nathan Diehl, William Hubartt, Dorsey Brown and Jess Jessup. The town manager is Tena Woenker, and the clerk-treasurer is Renata Ford. They can be reached at Town Hall, 837-7428.

POLICE: The Waterloo Marshal’s Department operates from a station at 300 N. Wayne St. Jay Oberholtzer is the town marshal. Call 837-3131 for nonemer-gency business. For emergencies, call 911.

FIRE: The Waterloo Grant Township Volunteer Fire Department is stationed at Van Vleek and Sheridan streets and is dispatched through DeKalb County Central Communications. Call 837-5461 for nonemer-gency business. Kirby Hobbs is the fire chief.

EDUCATION: The town is part of the DeKalb Central United School District. Students attend Waterloo Elementary School in town or DeKalb Middle School and DeKalb High School, a mile south of town on C.R. 427.

LIBRARY: The Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library is at 300 S. Wayne St.

HISTORICAL SITE: The Waterloo Depot serves as a site for various community events.

UTILITIES: The city maintains its own water system and wastewater treatment facility. Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides electricity and natural gas. Curbside recycling takes place every other Friday.

POST OFFICE: 180 Marion St.POPULATION: 2,236 is the U.S.

Census Bureau’s most recent estimate for 2013.


The DeKalb Central school district includes six townships in DeKalb County — Fairfield, Smithfield, Richland, Grant, Union and Jackson. They include the communities of Ashley, Corunna, Auburn and Waterloo.

The school corporation operates six

schools. DeKalb High School/DeKalb New Tech and DeKalb Middle School are midway between Auburn and Waterloo. Four elementary schools include McKenney-Har-rison and James R. Watson, both in Auburn; Waterloo Elementary School; and Country Meadow Elementary School south of Ashley.

Administrators are: Sherry Grate, superintendent, 920-1011; Steve Teders, assistant superintendent, 920-1011; Julia Tipton, curriculum and instructional specialist, Steve Snider, chief financial officer, 920-1011; Renee Dawson, transporta-tion director, 920-1011; Matt Toth, principal, DeKalb High School, 920-1012; Marcus Wagner, director, DeKalb New Tech, 920-1012; Kimberly Fifer, principal, DeKalb Middle School, 920-1013; Caleb Miner, principal, Country Meadow Elementary School, 920-1017; Carrie Alday, principal, McKenney-Harrison Elementary School, 920-1015; Pam Shoemaker, principal, James R. Watson Elementary School, 920-1014; Nicole Veit, principal, Waterloo Elementary School, 920-1016.

DEKALB EASTERN The DeKalb County Eastern Community

School District includes six townships in eastern DeKalb County — Concord, Newville, Spencer, Stafford, Troy and Wilmington. The school district also includes the communities of Butler, St. Joe and Spencerville.

The district operates three schools: Eastside Junior-Senior High School on the east side of Butler; Butler Elementary School; and Riverdale Elementary School in St. Joe.

Administrators are: Jeffrey Stephens, superintendent, 868-2125; Larry Yoder, principal, Eastside Junior-Senior High School, 868-2186; Brennen Kitchen, principal, Riverdale Elementary School, 337-5464; and Kim Clark, principal, Butler Elementary School, 868-2123.

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Lakewood Park Christian School is south of Auburn at 5555 C.R. 29, on the campus of Lakewood Park Baptist Church.

The school was founded in 1976 and offers classes for kindergarten through senior high school. It has a complete junior high and high school program including music and athletics. The school’s telephone number is 925-1393; its fax number is 925-5010.

Administrators are: Dr. Ed Yoder, superin-tendent; Pamela Pierson, assistant superin-tendent; Andy Baker, secondary principal; and Amy Yoder, elementary principal, 925-1393.


St. Joseph Catholic School of Garrett is at 301 W. Houston St., the site of St. Joseph Catholic Church. It offers classes for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 6.

Kristine Call, principal, may be reached at 357-5137.


The Garrett-Keyser-Butler school district includes the city of Garrett, town of Altona, and Keyser and Butler townships.

The district operates Garrett High School, Garrett Middle School, J.E. Ober Elementary School and the Garrett Learning Center at its complex on East Houston Street in Garrett.

Administrators are: Dennis Stockdale, superintendent, 357-3185; Matt Smith, principal, Garrett High School, 357-4114; Lucas Fielden, principal, Garrett Middle School, 357-5745; and Kristi Surfus, principal, J.E. Ober Elementary School, 357-3112; Greg Myers, director, Garrett Learning Center, 357-6216; and Tonya Weaver, director of administration and innovation, 357-5745.


The Hamilton school district includes Franklin Township in DeKalb County and Otsego and Richland townships in Steuben County, including the town of Hamilton.

The district operates Hamilton Junior-Senior High School and Hamilton Elementary School at its complex along State Road 427, at the south edge of Hamilton.

Administrators are: Jon Willman, superin-tendent, phone 488-2513; Tim Holcomb, principal, Hamilton Junior-Senior High School, phone 488-2161, and Stephanie McNeal, principal, Hamilton Elementary School, phone 488-2101.


Sen. Daniel Coats, 493 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510, phone 202-224-5623; fax 202-228-1820. Fort Wayne office: 1300 S. Harrison St., Suite 3161, Fort Wayne, IN 46802, phone 426-3151, Web:

Sen. Joe Donnelly, 720 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510, phone 202-224-4814; Fort Wayne office: 203 E. Berry Street, Suite 702 B, Fort Wayne, IN 46802, phone 420-4955.Web:

Rep. Marlin Stutzman, 2418 Rayburn House

Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, phone 202-225-4436, Fort Wayne office: 1300 South Harrison St., Suite 3105, Fort Wayne, IN 46802, phone 424-3041; Winona Lake Office: 700 Park Ave., Suite D, Winona Lake, IN 46590, phone 574-269-1940. Web:

STATE LEGISLATORSSen. Dennis Kruse, R-Auburn, represents

District 14, which includes eastern Allen County and the eastern three-quarters of DeKalb County. e-mail [email protected]

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1212 North Main Street Auburn


Sen. Sue Glick, R-LaGrange, represents District 13, which covers LaGrange, Steuben and Noble counties, as well as Fairfield, Richland, Keyser and Butler townships in western DeKalb County. e-mail [email protected]

Contact any Indiana senator at 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, 46204-2785, phone 317-232-9400, toll-free 800-382-9467.

Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, represents District 52, which includes all of DeKalb County and townships in Steuben County and Allen County. e-mail [email protected]

Rep. Dennis Zent, R-Angola, represents District 51, which includes the majority of both LaGrange and Steuben counties. e-mail [email protected]

Rep. David Ober, R-Albion, represents District 82, which includes all of Noble County and townships in Whitley, Allen, Elkhart and LaGrange counties. e-mail [email protected]

Contact any Indiana House member at 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204-2786, phone 317-232-9600, toll-free 800-382-9842.


The DeKalb County Courthouse in downtown Auburn is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The county government Web site is

Circuit Court Judge Kirk D. Carpenter presides over Indiana’s 75th Judicial Circuit. The court is on the third floor of the courthouse, 925-2764.

Superior Court I Judge Kevin P. Wallace is one of two Superior Court judges in DeKalb County. Superior Court I is on the third floor of the courthouse, 925-4723.

Superior Court II Judge Monte Brown is the judge in DeKalb County’s third court, also on the third floor of the courthouse, 925-5277.

Prosecutor ClaraMary Winebrenner is the DeKalb County Prosecutor. The prosecutor’s office is on the first floor of the courthouse, 925-1646.

The DeKalb County Chief Probation Officer is Katherine Cullum. The probation office is in the DeKalb County Office Building, 215 E. Ninth St., Suite 200, Auburn, 925-2400.

Sheila Grate Stonebraker is the assessor for DeKalb County, supervising property assessments. The assessor’s office is on the first floor of the courthouse, 925-1824.

Auditor Jan Bauman is the bookkeeper of the county. Her office is on the second floor of the courthouse, 925-2362.

The county clerk of courts is Marty Grimm, carrying out the clerical duties of the county courts as well as handling election responsi-bilities, marriage licenses and other fees and licenses. The clerk’s office is on the second floor of the courthouse, 925-0912.

DeKalb County is governed by three commissioners — Donald Grogg, Randall

Deetz and Jacqueline Rowan. They meet Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Court, on the second floor of the courthouse. They may be reached through the auditor’s office 925-2362. The commis-sioners also act as the county drainage board, meeting Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.

DeKalb County has a seven-member county council that meets the first Monday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the courthouse. Members are Alan Middleton, president; Janet Ordway, vice president; and Robert Wilder, Larry Moughler, William VanWye, Eldonna “Donna” King and Richard Ring.

The county recorder, Katie Firestone, keeps property records. The office is on the first floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse, 925-2112.

Don Lauer is sheriff of DeKalb County and is the general law enforcement officer in the county. His office is at the DeKalb County Jail on East Eighth Street, Auburn, 925-3365.

The office of the DeKalb County surveyor, Michael Kline, is on the first floor of the courthouse, 925-2222.

DeKalb County Treasurer Holly Albright collects and disburses funds, collects local and state general property taxes for all units in the county and is in charge of other tax collections. The office is on the second floor of the courthouse, 925-2712.

TOWNSHIP TRUSTEESTownship trustees are elected officials

providing poor relief funds for prescriptions, rent and utility bill assistance and other emergency needs. To receive financial assistance, a citizen may call a trustee to apply. Eligibility criteria varies with each township.

Trustees are:Butler Township: Jerry Staller, 1712 C.R. 66,

Auburn 46706, 580-1201.Concord: Stacey Crowl, 5853 C.R. 56, St. Joe

46785, 450-3764.Fairfield: Kriss Stackhouse, P.O. Box 458,

Ashley 46705, 281-2225.Franklin: Sandra Harrison, 2010 C.R. 61, Butler

46721, 868-5457.Grant: Mary Dangler, 2919 C.R. 43, Waterloo

46793, 837-7719.Jackson: Audra Wilcox, 3105 C.R. 68, Auburn

46706, 925-2945.Keyser: Clinton Lay, 1200 E. Houston St.,

Garrett, 46738, 357-6743.Newville: Lisa Langford, 5107 C.R. 75-A, Butler,

46721, 348-7862.Richland: Edison Shippy, 3129 C.R. 1, Kendall-

ville 46755, 281-2564.Smithfield: Jamie Days, 500 S. Gonser Ave.,

Ashley, 46705, 587-3416.Spencer: Cheri Bushee, P.O. Box 27, Spencer-

ville, 46788, 238-4243.Stafford: Carl Casebere, 7341 C.R. 40, Butler

46721, 868-2338.Troy: Mark Jennings, 8177 C.R. 16, Butler,

46721, 868-5569.Union: Craig Bassett, 427 W. 7th St., Auburn,

925-3564.Wilmington: Heather Jones, P.O. Box 382,

Butler 46721, 868-5522.

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Auburn Downtown Business Associa-tion, Mike Littlejohn, contact, 925-3113

Better Business Bureau of Northeast Indiana, 4011 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne 46805, 423-4433 or 800-552-4631

Indiana Department of Workforce Development (Work One), 936 W. Fifteenth St., Auburn, 925-0124, fax 925-5118

Social Security Administration, 1240 S. Grandstaff, Auburn, (866) 829-2170

FAMILY AND SUPPORT SERVICESBig Brothers/Big Sisters, 1005 W. Rudisill

Blvd., Fort Wayne 46807, 456-1600Boy Scouts of America, 8315 W. Jefferson,

Fort Wayne 46804, 432-9593 or 800-272-2922Butler Early Education Learning Center,

408 E. Washington St., Butler, 868-2091Butler Filling Station, Cindy Snyder,

administrative director, Butler Youth Evangelical Association, 315 S. Federal St. , Butler, 46721, 868-5683

CANI, 209 N. Jackson St., Auburn, 927-0162 or 888-437-5009

Children First Center, (includes: Healthy Families, H.O.M.E. Program) Patricia Zakula, executive director, 1752 Wesley Road, P.O. Box 562, Auburn, 925-3865 or 800-824-2698

Community Foundation of DeKalb County, 700 S. Main St., Auburn, 925-0311

Creative Play School, County Line Church of God, 7716 N. County Line Road, Auburn, 627-2482

The Curiosity Shop, next-to-new shop operated by the hospital auxiliary, 304 E. Tenth St., Auburn, 925-1148

DeKalb Pregnancy Center, Marcia Provines, 211 N. Jackson, Auburn, 925-3267 or 249-4675.

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Service, DeKalb County Office Building, 215 E. Ninth St. Suite 300, Auburn, 925-2562

DeKalb County Department of Child Services, 934 W. Fifteenth St., Auburn, 925-2810

Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Indiana, Marianne Stanley executive director, Auburn, 925-2508.

Garrett Community Care Food Pantry, 108 W. Houston, Garrett, 357-3315

Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Head Start/Early Head Start, Sharon Molargik, director, 504 S. Second St., Garrett, 357-3333.

RISE Inc., 1600 Wohlert St., Angola, 665-9408Shelter Ministries Inc., Renee Florin,

director, 315 E. Seventh St., Auburn, 925-9200United Way of DeKalb County, Julie

Hill-Lauer, executive director, 208 S. Jackson St., P.O. Box 307, Auburn, 927-0995 Fax: 927-0996

Women, Infants, and Children Auburn WIC Program, 265 N. Grandstaff Drive, Auburn, 925-1740

YMCA of DeKalb County, 533 North St., Auburn, 925-9622

HEALTH SERVICESAmerican Cancer Society, Northeast

Indiana Office, 111 E. Ludwig Rd., Suite 105, Fort Wayne, 471-3911 or 800-509-7543

American Lung Association of Indiana, 115 W. Washington St., Ste. 1180S, Indianapolis, 317-819-1181

American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana, 1212 E. California Road, Fort Wayne, 484-9336

DeKalb Association For the Develop-mentally Disabled, P.O. Box 233, Garrett, 357-5595

DeKalb EMS, Bryan Grogg, director, DeKalb Health, 925-4600

DeKalb Health hospital, 1316 E. Seventh St., Auburn, 925-4600

Northeastern Center, 1800 Wesley Road, Auburn, 925-2453

St. Martin’s Healthcare Clinic, 1359 S. Randolph St., Garrett, 357-0077, providing health services for uninsured residents of DeKalb County.

SENIOR ORGANIZATIONSDeKalb County Council On Aging, Meg

Zenk, director, Heimach Activity Center, 1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn, 925-3311 or 888-220-2242

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Patti J. Sheppard, director, 107 W. Fifth St., Auburn, 925-0917

VETERANS SERVICESDeKalb County Veterans Service Office,

Brian Lamm, director, 220 E. Seventh St. Suite 120, Auburn, 925-0131

Disabled American Veterans, Baron DeKalb Chapter 43, 610 N. Peters St., Garrett, 357-1919


American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate; Wendy King, executive director, [email protected], 6100 W. 96th St., Suite

200, Indianapolis, IN 46278, 800-229-1503, 317-873-3640

American Legion Post 97, Commander Tom Emerick, 1729 Sprott St., Auburn, 925-3297

American Legion Post 97 Auxiliary, President Sue Emerson, 1729 Sprott St., Auburn, 925-3297

Apollo Commandery, Larry Spade, P.O.

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Auburn Area Kiwanis Club, Rodney Jordan, president,

Auburn Community Band, Tom Lavergh-etta, president, 516 E. First St., Auburn, 925-1819, [email protected],

Auburn Garden Club, Fran Mefford, president, 925-4085

Auburn Classic Noon Lions Club, Morgan Hefty, president,, [email protected], phone 925-2924

Auburn Lions Club, John Cox, president, 925-6543.

Auburn Rotary Club, Donald Budd, president, through June 30, 925-8307.

B.P.O. Elks 1978, Ronn Page, exalted ruler, 311 E. Ninth St., Auburn, 925-2110.

DeKalb County Historical Society, Lina Zerkle, president, 837-6691, [email protected]

DeKalb County Extension Homemakers Club, DeKalb County Extension Office, 215 E. Ninth St., Suite 300, Auburn, 925-2562; Linda Carunchia, president, 343-8793.

DeKalb County Horsemen’s Associa-tion (Draft Horse Club), Myron Stackhouse, president, 908-2610,

DeKalb County Indiana Genealogy Society, Roselyn Wells, president, [email protected], 925-0384

DeKalb County 4-H, Lynn Wahlstrom,

Extension educator, County Office Building, 215 E. Ninth St., Suite 300, Auburn, 925-2562

DeKalb Flying Models Club, AMA Sanction 282, David Hurd, president, 446-5248

DeKalb 40/8, Brian Lamm, 925-0131Downtown Auburn Business Associa-

tion, Mike Littlejohn, president, 925-3113Friends of Eckhart Library Inc., Mike

Mapes, president, more information at the library’s website,

Girl Scouts, Chris Ford, Media/Public Relations manager, 800-283-4812, ext. 135, [email protected]

Ladies’ Literary Club of Auburn, Maxine Harvey, president, 925-1292

Loyal Order of Moose, Mack Short, administrator, 402 S. Main St., Auburn, 925-0454

March of Dimes Foundation Northeast Division, Kristi Geiger, 303 Stable Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825, 800-921-9255, 482-4201, fax 471-2556

Northeast Indiana Business & Profes-sional Women, Barbara Knights-Hale, 624-2999, [email protected]; Audra Wilcoxson, 925-2945.

Quiet Knight, Brian Lamm, 925-0131Sons of the American Legion Squadron

97, Squadron Commander Joe Schultis, 1729 Sprott St., Auburn, 925-3297

Tri Kappa Sorority Associate Chapter, Karen Noll, president, 925-5393

Veterans Affairs Officer For DeKalb County, Brian Lamm, 925-0131

Youth For Christ of Northern Indiana, Campus Life, Helen Dickman, office manager, Larry Lance, executive director, chief ministry officer, Mike Stetzel, 1600 S. Grandstaff Drive, P.O. Box 424, Auburn, 925-1058, Fax: 925-1101

BUTLERAmerican Legion Post 202, P.O. Box

61, 118 N. Broadway. Commander Ted Miller, 868-2260.

Sons of the American Legion Post 202, P.O. Box 61, 118 N. Broadway, 868-2260

American Legion Post 202 Auxiliary, P.O. Box 61, 118 N. Broadway. President Ericka Kaufman, 868-2260.

Butler Eagles, 541 W. Main St., Jerry Webb, president, 868-2583

Butler Eagles Auxilary, 541 W. Main St., Trudy Webb, president 868-2583

Butler Public Library Board, 340 S. Broadway. Larry Moore, president, 868-2351.

Butler Rotary Club, Roger Kitchen, 868-5817.

Forest Lodge No. 239 Free and Accepted Masons, Butler. Worshipful Master Robert Harrold; secretary David Lane, 908-4899.

Friends of the Butler Public Library, 340 S. Broadway. Sally Bercaw, president, 868-2351.

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American Legion, Ed Placencia, commander, 515 W. Fifth Ave., Garrett, 357-5133

American Legion Auxiliary, Karen Maurer, president, 515 W. Fifth Ave., Garrett, 357-5133

Sons of the American Legion, Tom Bishop, commander, 515 W. Fifth Ave., Garrett, 357-5133

Bar None Saddle Club, Stuart Harshman, president, 6230 C.R. 3, Garrett, IN 46738, 357-5287

Disabled American Veterans and Auxiliary, Baron DeKalb Chapter 43, Brian Lamm, 925-0131.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Floyd Wethington, secretary, 220 S. Randolph St., Garrett, 357-4295

Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Linda Helbert, secretary, 220 S. Randolph St., Garrett, 357-4295

Friends of the Library, Penny Smith, president, 357-5485.

Garrett Historical Society, John Mohre, 300 N. Randolph St., P.O. Box 225, Garrett, 357-5575

Garrett Library Board, Ryan Myers, president, 107 W. Houston St., Garrett, 357-5485.

Garrett Ministerial Association, David Mix, president-treasurer, 357-4755

Garrett Model Train Club, John Mohre, 300 N. Randolph St., P.O. Box 225, Garrett, 357-5575

Garrett Schools Alumni Association, Katrina Custer, president, 1514 Southview Drive, Garrett, 357-4812

Knights of Columbus, CJ Lay, 121 N. Randolph St., Garrett, 357-6364.

Rotary Club, Jerry Parker, president, 357-6680

VFW Post 1892, Commander Sterling Robbins, 118 N. Cowen St., Garrett, 357-5038

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1892, Donna Walker, president, 118 N. Cowen St., Garrett, 357-5038

ST. JOE-SPENCERVILLESt. Joe-Spencerville Lions Club, Allen

Holman, president, 337-0337.

Concord Masonic Lodge, Spencerville, secretary James Dwyer, 238-4301.

Order of the Eastern Star, Spencer-ville, Worthy Matron Arden Dwyer, 238-4301; worthy patron James Dwyer, 238-4301.

Shrine Circus Coordinator, DeKalb County, James Dwyer, 238-4301.

WATERLOOWaterloo Lions Club, president, Kenny

Rhodes, 837-7321.Waterloo Events Committee, Sallie

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Serves Ashley, Auburn, Butler, Garrett, Hamilton, St. Joe, Spencerville; Shannon Carpenter, executive director; Terry Rayle, administrative assistant; Kimberly Fifer, president; 208 S. Jackson St., Auburn, 925-2100, fax 925-2199; e-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]; website


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Jeff Beerbower, county executive director, 942 W. 15th St., Auburn, 925-3710, ext. 2,


Allen Haynes, natural resources coordi-

nator; Julie Knudson, district coordinator; Bill Ward, conservation technician; Kyle Holden, CEAP technician; Angie Baker, office assistant. 942 W. 15th St., Auburn, 925-5620, Ext. 3


Elysia Rodgers, County Extension director and agriculture and natural resource educator, [email protected]; Lynne Wahlstrom, 4-H youth development educator;

Linda Huinker, Family Nutrition Program assistant, [email protected]; County Office Building, 215 E. 9th St., Suite 300, Auburn; phone 925-2562, fax 925-3130.


Derek Thompson, district conservationist, 942 W. 15th St., Auburn, 925-5620, Ext. 3


Richard Martin, executive director, 500 S. Grandstaff Drive, Suite C, Auburn, 927-1499 or 877-833-3282, fax 927-1599; e-mail: [email protected]; website


Todd Miller, president; Margaret Farrington, administrative secretary; 111 W. Keyser St., Garrett, IN 46738, 357-4600 voice and fax; e-mail: [email protected]


Mary Vail, president, P.O. Box 66, Hamilton, IN 46742, 488-3607 (town office); e-mail: [email protected]; website:

CHURCHES ASHLEYASHLEY CHURCH OF GOD101 N. Gonser St. Ashley; Pastor Bob Neace, 260-587-9565; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Prayer Service 6 p.m.; Wednesday

Bible Study 6 p.m.; Tuesday Farm Wagon 10 a.m.; or visit our website at AshleyChur-chofGod.comASHLEY UNITED METHODISTSunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Pastor Don Wadkins.

BARKER’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST3439 C.R. 4, Ashley; Pastor Rick Pettys 260-417-0248. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.INDEPENDENT FULL GOSPEL1302 Gonser St., Ashley; Mark Marquart, Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wed. Service, 6 p.m.LOVE DIVINE BAPTIST CHURCHCorner Of S.R. 4 & C.R. 23. Pastor Phil Lucas, 854-4465. Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; Worship 11 a.m.; Thurs. Prayer Service 6:30 p.m. PLEASANT CHAPEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN1993 C.R. 8, Ashley, Phone 587-3856; Parsonage: 2028 C.R. 8, Ashley; Valarie Kline, Pastor; 587-3122; Email: [email protected]. Sunday Worship, 9:15 a.m.; Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST0027 C.R. 23, Ashley, Near S.R. 4. Kim Nusbaum, Pastor, 541-0910; [email protected]; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10 a.m.; Saturday, “Worship While You Work” Service, 5:30 p.m.AUBURNAUBURN ALLIANCE CHURCH805 Old Brick Road; Phone 925-1320; Pastor Shaun DuFault; Sunday: 9 a.m. Bible Study Groups; 10 a.m. Morning Worship; 6 p.m. Evening Worship. Wednesday: 6:45 p.m. Prayer Groups; 7 p.m. Family Worship.AUBURN BAPTISTRev. Bill Weaver, Pastor. AuburnBaptist.orgAUBURN CHURCH OF CHRIST208 W. Eighteenth St.; Office, 1103 S. Jackson St., 925-3363; Joseph Heins, Minister, 260-443-4480; Travis Fox, Assoc. Minister, 927-7082. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Adult Bible Study, Sunday At 6 p.m. & Thursday

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Auburn Presbyterian Church111 West 12th St. , Auburn, IN 46706260-925-2987 •

Rev. Lyle J. Ewing - [email protected]

Our church is very involved with the community. Below are just a few weekly meetings held in our church:

Monday: Friends’ Table (free hot meal served in our Fellowship Hall), Boy Scout meetingsTuesday: Kids’ Tuesdays in the Neighborhood After School Program, Cub Scout meetingsWednesday: Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Alanon meetingsThursday: Girl Scout/Brownie meetingsMonday thru Thursday: G.E.D. program - morning/evening classes

Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 a.m. • Sunday School for all ages: 11:00 a.m.Holy Communion celebrated the first Sunday of each month

Wednesday morning prayer at 7:00 a.m. in the chapel Wednesday evening Bible Study 6:30 p.m. in the lounge

So we have known and believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. We love because he first loved us.

~ 1 John 4:16, 19 (NRSV)

If you don’t have a church home, we would love to have you be a part of our church family!

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CHURCHESAt 10:30 a.m.; Teen Meeting Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. AUBURN PRESBYTERIAN (USA)111 West Twelfth St. Pastor, The Rev. Lyle Ewing. Church Office, 925-2987. Handicapped Accessible. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m.; Friends’ Table, Monday, 11 a.m.; Wednesday Morning Prayer, 7 a.m.; Wednesday Evening Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.; Holy Communion, First Sunday Of The Month; Website: UNITED PENTECOSTALSeventeenth & Jackson St., Rev. Edward R. Hughes, Pastor. Sunday Services, 2 p.m.; Tuesday Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.; Phone 760-2593.

BURNING BUSH MINISTRIES1800 E. Seventh St., Auburn (Heimach Center, East Entrance), 657-5932. Paul Butler, Pastor; Sunday: Prayer 10:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.CHURCH OF CHRIST IN AUBURN401 S. Jackson St., Tenth & Jackson Streets, A Cappella Music & Communion Every Sunday. Toby Miller, Minister. 925-0385. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Fellowship Meals, Noon 1st Sunday Of Month.CHURCH OF THE CORNERSTONE1800 E. Seventh St. (Heimach Senior Center); 925-4360; Rev. Henry Dean Woolard. Sunday

Worship & Sermon, 9 a.m. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE2301 N. Main St., 925-3480. Doug Thomas, Associate Pastor; Justin Couch, Children’s Pastor. Sunday: 8:15 a.m. Breakfast Together (Doughnuts, Coffee, Juice); 9 a.m. Sunday School For All Ages; 10 a.m. Worship/Children’s Church. Tuesday: 6 p.m. Cup Of Cold Water Meal; 6:30 p.m. Elevate For Kids Ministry (Transportation Available). Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Cup Of Cold Water Meal; 7 p.m. Fahrenheit 412, Teen Ministry (Transportation Available). Thursday: 11 a.m. Intercessory Prayer Time.DAYSPRING COMMUNITY CHURCH(A Missionary Church Congregation)2305 N. Indiana Ave. Office: 925-4599; Website Pastoral Staff: Bill Lyne, Jason Slone, Shawn LaRue, David Foster, Jeanette Beland. Saturday: Worship Gathering, 5 p.m.; Sunday: Worship Gatherings, 9:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.; Middle School Worship 11 a.m.; High School Worship 6:22 p.m.; Dayspring Kids During All Worship Gatherings. Youth & Adult Small Groups Meet During The Week.FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH(Disciples Of Christ) 910 N. Indiana Ave.; 925-2798. Rev. Betty Sivis, Pastor; Sunday Church School (All Ages) 10:45 a.m.; Worship Service, 9:30 a.m. Recreation Activities Announced. FIRST UNITED METHODIST1203 E. Seventh St., 260-925-0885. Rev. Dr. Jim Farrer, Senior Pastor; Pastor Allison Yankey, Associate Pastor. Sunday Classic Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School Classes for all ages, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Modern Service, 11 a.m. Nursery Care Available all of Sunday Morning. Handicap-Accessible. Communion 1st Sunday Of The Month. Ministries for all ages are available throughout the week. Email: [email protected]. Website: Wednesday ministries start at 5:45 p.m. during school year.HERITAGE COMMUNITY CHURCHSteven Ardhuerumly, Pastor, Phone 925-0475; 2 1/2 Miles South Of Auburn On C.R. 427. Sunday: Bible Peer Groups, 9 a.m.; Community Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Children’s Choir Practice, 5 p.m.; Wednesday: Prayer Chapel, 6 p.m.; Generation (Grades 7-12), 6:30 p.m.; Bible Alive (4-Years-Old - 6th Grade), 7 p.m.; Frontline (Adult), 7 p.m. Transportation Available For Generation & Bible Alive. Website: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH500 E. Seventh St. Rectory, 925-3930; Religious Education Office, 925-1621; Father Derrick Sneyd, Pastor. Masses: Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday, 8 & 10:30 a.m.; Daily Masses: Monday, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday, 8 a.m.; Friday, 12:05 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. Holy Days, Vigil At 5:30 p.m., 12:05 p.m. & 7 p.m.; Reconcil-iation (Confessions): Saturday, 4-5 p.m., Daily A Half-Hour Before Masses & Anytime By Request.INDIAN VILLAGE CHURCH OF GODCorner Of Erie Pass & Superior Drive, One Block North of DeKalb Health; 925-1795. Sunday Morning Prayer Time, 8:45 a.m., Sunday School

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CHURCHES9 a.m., Sunday Worship, 10 a.m., Food Bank Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Ladies Sharing Bible Study, Wednesday, 10 a.m. JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES KINGDOM HALL1020 Ensley Ave.; Public Meeting, Sunday, 10 a.m.; Watchtower Study, Sunday, 10:35 a.m.; Congregation Bible Study, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Theocratic Ministry School, Thursday, 8:05 p.m.; Service Meeting, Thursday, 8:40 p.m.KNOWING JESUS FELLOWSHIP310 N. Main St. (YMCA); Sunday Worship 10 a.m.; Thursday Home Group 7 p.m.; Robert Sturges 260-471-0660.LIFE REDEEMED APOSTOLIC CHURCH115 S. Indiana Ave.; Pastor Randall L. Rinehart; Phone 260-302-6674; Sunday School 10 a.m.; Sunday Worship 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 p.m.LIVING WATERS OUTREACH117 W. Thirteenth St. Sunday Praise & Worship, 10:30 a.m.ST. ANDREW EVANGELICAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH(Reformed Tradition) 316 W. Fourth St., 925-8464; Adam Reasner; Sunday School, 9-9:45 a.m.; Fellowship, Sunday, 9:45-10:15 a.m.; Worship, Sunday, 10:15-11:30 a.m.; Men’s Bible Study, Tuesday, 6:30 a.m.; Wednesday Bible Study & Youth Activities, 6:30 p.m. Sept.-May. Activities & Pastor’s Message Online At saintadrewepc.orgST. JAMES ORTHODOX MISSIONLiturgy & Study Group, Sundown Saturday; For Information Write: P.O. Box 212, Auburn, IN 46706.ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN North American Lutheran Church (NALC) Ninth & Van Buren. Phone 925-3882. Marcus J. Carlson, Pastor; Laura Deckard, Director Of Music & Worship Arts; Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m., Sunday School During Worship Service; Holy Communion Every Sunday; Confirmation; Sunday Service Broadcast On Local Cable Channel 20 At 11 a.m. Each Sunday. Handicapped Accessible With Elevator.SOUL’S HARBOR ASSEMBLY OF GOD3810 C.R. 40-A. Phone 925-1958. Pastor David Snodderly. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship & Children’s Church, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Tuesday: Youth, 6-8 p.m. Wed. Activities, All 6:30 p.m. Nursery For All Services. TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (LCMS)1801 N. Main St., 925-2440, Rev. Jonathan Nack, Pastor; Sunday Worship, 9 a.m.; Communion Will Be Served On The First & Fourth Sunday; Sunday School & Adult Bible Classes 10:15 a.m.; Confirmation Class For Grades 6-8, Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m.; & Women’s Bible Study, Thursday, 2 p.m. Listen To The Church Of The Lutheran Hour & Worship For Shut-ins. RURAL AUBURNASSEMBLY OF HOPES.R. 8 & C.R. 45, East Of Auburn. Phone 357-5981. Sunday Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.CEDAR LAKE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN2939 C.R. 15 At C.R. 28, One Mile South & 1 1/2 Miles East Of Corunna. Duane Grady, Pastor.

281-2021. Sunday: Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. COUNTY LINE CHURCH OF GOD7716 North County Line Road; 627-2482; Pastoral Staff: Stuart Kruse, Dane Kruse, Kevin McIntire, Nathan Tatman, Mary Ellen Rayle, Steve Schlatter, Nick Holliday; Sunday Worship, 9:30 & 11 a.m.; Wednesday Groups, 6:30 p.m.; Creative Play School, Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-noon.; UNITED BRETHREN6852 C.R. 35; John Erwin, Pastor. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Youth Group, 6:30 p.m.

LAKEWOOD PARK BAPTIST (GARBC)5555 C.R. 29, Auburn. Phone 925-2006. Worship Service 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Sundays; Adult Bible Study 9 a.m.-10:10 a.m. and Children’s Ministries 9 a.m.-Noon Sundays. Christian School, 925-1393.MAPLE GROVE UNITED METHODISTC.R. 28 & 19. Jim Kemerly, Pastor; Sunday Morning Worship, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m.MEESE CHAPEL METHODIST2906 C.R. 60, Auburn; Gary Ford, Pastor, 760-4985; Sunday Worship 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m.

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CHURCHESNORRIS CHAPEL UNITED METHODISTC.R. 40-A & 47; Church Phone, 925-1096; Rev. Susan Smith Bryden; Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday School 9 a.m.; BUTLERBUTLER CHURCH OF CHRIST173 W. Oak St.; Scott Lanning, Minister; Dawn Steere, Noah’s Ark Preschool Director. Services: Sunday School 8:30 a.m.; Worship 9:45 a.m.; Phone: 868-2687; Website:’S CHURCH (CHRISTIAN CHURCH)127 W. Main St., Butler; Phone 868-6924. Dale Rabineau, Minister; Lisa Rabineau, Director Of Education; Jenn Skrocki, Youth Director. Sunday Bible Classes 8:45 a.m., Worship 10 a.m.CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE500 N. Beech St.; Paul Patton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wed. Prayer Meeting At 6 p.m.FAITH CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES7301 C.R. 28, Butler, 8/10 Mile East Of Butler, Just Off U.S. 6; Non-Denominational; Phone 260-920-0743; Pastor Frances Mock; Sunday Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday & Wednesday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.FREE BIBLE TABERNACLEJames & Washington Streets. Pastor Joe Albertson; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Youth 4:30 p.m., Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Bible

Study, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday Evangelistic Service, 6:30 p.m.LAMB OF GOD MENNONITE132 W. Oak St., Butler; Pastor Denny Eicher. Sunday Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday Evening, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Evening Service, 7:30 p.m.SEABREEZE MINISTRIES404 S. Federal St. Pastor Lathan Snyder. Family Worship Services: Sunday At 10 a.m.; Tidal Wave Youth Group: Wednesday At 5 p.m.; Adult Bible Study: Wednesday At 6 p.m.; Phone: 260-927-5683.ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN (ELCA)217 W. Main. Sunday School During School Year, 9:30 a.m. Worship, 10:30 a.m. All Year.UNITED METHODIST501 W. Green St. Rev. Kevin Marsh, Pastor; Worship Service 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School 10:45 a.m.RURAL BUTLERBIG RUN CHURCHRichard Woolever, Minister; Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:15 a.m.CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY OF GOD7521 U.S. 6, P.O. Box 153, Butler. Pastor James Garner; Phone 927-5614; Sunday prayer, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 6 p.m.JERUSALEM COMMUNITY CHURCH6795 C.R. 12. Rev. Stanley P. Hammond. Services: Sunday 2 p.m. Phone: 495-9006.

MT. PLEASANT UNITED METHODISTC.R. 40 & 59; Christine Fodrea, Pastor; Worship 10:05 a.m.; Sunday School 9 a.m.NEWVILLE CHURCH OF CHRIST5107 C.R. 75A, Butler; Phone: 337-5384; Darrin Langford, Minister; Bible School, 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Youth Groups, 6 p.m.; Evening Worship 7 p.m.CORUNNACHURCH OF CHRISTMichigan & Walnut Streets. Todd Steere, Minister; Sunday Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.FIRST FREEDOM BAPTIST CHURCH3263 S.R. 327. Ron Bell, Pastor; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; Wednesday Worship, 6 p.m.UNITED BRETHREN IN CHRISTChurch, 281-2992; Paul Burrus, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Christian Education Leader, Stephanie Taylor; Youth Group, 5-7 p.m. Sunday evenings.ZION LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod)0389 C.R. 12, Corunna; 3 Miles North Of U.S. 6 On S.R. 327, West 1/2 Mile On C.R. 12. Office, 281-2286; Pastor Al Wingfield, Vicar Stephen Koziol. Sunday School (Nursery) 9 a.m.; Worship (Nursery), 10 a.m. Holy Communion, Every Sunday. All Confirmation Classes, 9 a.m. Wednesday: Soup & Sandwich Supper, 6 p.m.; Worship & Holy Communion, 7 p.m. GARRETT ALTARSTAR UNITED METHODIST1403 C.R. 68; Pastor Linda Springstead, 315-751-1116; Sunday Service, 9:30 a.m., Adult Sunday School meets after Church; Bible Study 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Pray & Praise, Thursday, 7 p.m.APOSTOLIC LIGHTHOUSE109 S. Randolph St.; Pastor Thomas Mann, 517-617-1614 ; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; Thursday Service, 7 p.m. CEDAR CREEK CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN5952 C.R. 7, Garrett; P.O. Box 295 Garrett, IN 46738; Brad Hardesty, Pastor. 357-3773. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10 a.m.CHRISTIAN UNION BRETHREN IN CHRISTP.O. Box 38, 4395 C.R. 7, Garrett. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:30 a.m.; The Rev. Joe Laher, Pastor. Pastor’s Phone Number Is 927-8847. Church Phone Number Is 357-4850.CHURCH AT GARRETT1370 S. Randolph St., Garrett. Worship Service Sunday 10 a.m., Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. Phone 357-1829.DEKALB COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST700 S. Randolph St. Minister Ed McDowd; Church, 357-0738. Sun.: Bible Study For All Ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wed. Bible Study, 7 p.m.FIRST BAPTIST1357 S. Randolph St.; Phone 357-4755; Pastoral Staff: Pastor David Mix, Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Worship & Children’s Church, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Worship 6 p.m.; Wednesday: Bible Study & Children’s Choir, 6 p.m.; Adult Choir, 7 p.m.FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST

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213 E. King St.; Phone 357-3625; Brother Bud Owen, Senior Minister Sunday: Worship, 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. With Nursery, Toddler Church & Kid City Offered During Both Services; Bible School 9:45 a.m.; Children’s Youth Group, Jr. & Sr. High School Youth Groups & Adult Worship 5:30 p.m.; Adult Bible Study 6 p.m. Wednesdays: Mid-Week Boost. FREEDOM TO WORSHIP CHURCH OF GODBaseline Road, Altona. Rev. Joe Freeman, Pastor. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Wednesday.HOLIDAY LAKESNew fellowship At Holiday Lakes; Worship Services, Sunday 10 a.m. & Thursday, 6:30 p.m.; Robert & Jeannette Sturges. Call 471-0660. LIVING WATERS COMMUNITY BAPTIST711 S. Randolph St.; 357-6435; Services, Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Wed. Service, 6:30 p.m. NEW LIFE HOUSE OF WORSHIP130 N. Randolph St., Garrett; Pastor J.C. Banks Jr., 357-4550; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; Tuesday 6 p.m.; Thurs. Bible Study 6 p.m.PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA)201 S. Franklin St. (at the corner of Franklin & Keyser); Pastor: Rev. William Haworth; Church: 357-3534; Sunday: Sunday School for all ages, 9 a.m.; Coffee Fellowship, 10 a.m.; Worship & Children’s Church Downstairs During Worship, 10:15 a.m.ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC300 W. Houston St.; Phone 357-3122; Father Andrew Nazareth, Pastor; Masses: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 8 & 10:30 a.m.; Monday, 6 p.m.; Tuesday Through Friday, 9 a.m.; Holy Day, 6:30 p.m. Vigil, 9 a.m. day of.THE CROSSING, A CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE105 W. 6th Ave.; Church, 357-5769; Pastor Kyle and Katie Lowry, Sunday School, 9:30 a.m., Welcome, 10:20 a.m., Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Youth Group/Community Dinner 5:30 p.m., Youth Group 6 p.m.; thecrossinggar-rett.orgUNITED METHODIST110 W. Houston St.; 357-3315. Rev. Dr. Scott Shoaff, Pastor. Sunday Worship Service, 9:25 a.m. Sunday School, 10:45 a.m.ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN1349 S. Randolph St.; Rev. Andrew Yeager; Office 357-4545; Sunday Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday School & Bible Classes, 10 a.m.; Holy Communion, Every Sunday; Wednesday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.HAMILTONALVARADO UNITED METHODISTC.R. 800 E, Northeast Of Hamilton. Pastor Lucretia Snyder, 463-1936. Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.CROSSROADS OF ZIONCorner of C.R. 4A & 79. Rev. Gene Thimlar, Pastor, 260-570-8597. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.; Email: CHURCH OF CHRIST4040 Church St. 488-2719. Jeff

Alexander, Minister. Sunday Prayer & Mediation, 9:15 a.m., Room 5; Bible School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:30 p.m.HAMILTON UNITED METHODIST 7780 S. Wayne St. 488-2803. Pastor Jack Smith; Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:15 a.m.HAMILTON WESLEYAN CHURCHTerry Lake Road. Pastor David Leitzel, 488-2746. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sun. Worship, 10 a.m.; Wed. Clubhouse, 6:30-8 p.m.LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY CHURCH3130 E. Bellefontaine Rd. Pastor Jess Jessup, Office, 488-2080. Sunday: fellowship, 10 a.m.; Worship, 10:30.

HELMERHELMER INDEPENDENT BAPTISTC.R. 700 S, Helmer, North Of The Tracks To The First Street, Then Left. Pastor Rick Davis. Worship, 10 a.m.HELMER UNITED METHODISTState Road 327; Pastor Donna Holcomb. Sunday School, 9 a.m., Sunday Church, 10 a.m., Thursday Bible Study, 7 p.m.HUDSONUNITED BRETHREN IN CHRISTRev. Craig Burkholder, Pastor; Phone 587-3208. Sunday School, 9 a.m.;

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CHURCHESWorship, 10 a.m.; Youth Group, 6 p.m., Prayer Time, 6 p.m.UNITED METHODISTDon Wadkins, Pastor; Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday School, 10 a.m.ST. JOECHURCH @ JOE’S (St. Joe Church of Christ)507 Jefferson St., St. Joe, Michael D. Booher, Pastor; Office 337-0442 Or Cell 336-2727. Web: [email protected]. Email: [email protected]. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Youth Groups Sunday Eve, 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday Night Women’s Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Nursery Is Available.

COBURN CORNERS CHURCH OF CHRISTS.R. 101 & C.R. 64, St. Joe; Phone 238-4567; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible Study, 6 p.m. During School Year; Handicapped Accessible; Assisted Listening Available; Nursery Available; Preschool During School Year; Preschool Phone: 238-4679; Church website:; email: [email protected] CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP215 Widney, St. Joe; 337-5470. Fellowship 9:30 a.m.; Praise & Worship 9:45 a.m.ST. MARK LUTHERAN302 Washington St.; Phone 337-0172; Pastor

Floyd Shoup; Worship, 10:16 a.m. Followed By Fellowship & Refreshments; Wednesday Dinner, 6:15 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.; Holy Communion, Every Service.SPENCERVILLEST. PETER LUTHERANState Road 1 & C.R. 68. Phone 337-5028. Church 9 a.m.; Church School, 9:15 a.m.; Coffee Time, 10 a.m.; Christmas Eve Service, 10 p.m.; Holy Communion First Sunday & Festivals.UNITED METHODIST5681 Church St., Sunday School 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Morning Worship 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Youth Group Kids Club Every Tuesday 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Pastor Ken Herb, 471-1041.ST. TIMOTHY’S ANGLICAN EPISCOPAL17434 Markle Road, Pastor Daniel Webb, 238-4024, Services 10 a.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Wednesday.WATERLOOAGAPE ASSEMBLY OF GOD960 Lincoln St.; Pastor Tom Neddersen, Phone (260) 414-5009; Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Youth Group; Thursday 6:30 p.m., Praise & Prayer.CEDAR LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST1492 C.R. 27. Jonathan Pennington, Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship & Communion, 10:30 a.m. FREEWILL BAPTIST2833 C.R. 27; Ron Stambaugh, Minister, 837-7360; Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. (1st Sunday). Bible Study Wednesday, 6 p.m.HOUSE OF YAHVAHC.R. 400 S & 200 E. Kendallville, Sabbath Saturday, New Testament, 10:30 a.m. Call 837-2287.NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CENTER900 S. Wayne St. Pastoral Staff: Ralph O. Diehl, Randy Stine, Adam Diehl. Services: Saturday 6 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (ASL interpreted at 10:30 a.m.); Wednesday Kids Club, 153 Student Ministries and Adult Bible Studies, 7 p.m.; Phone 837-3631; Website: LIFE HOUSE OF WORSHIP300 W. Douglas St., 925-4181; Pastor JC Banks Sr.; Saturday Service 6 p.m.; Sunday Service 10 a.m.NEW LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH365 Lockhart St.; Pastor Merle Holden, 574-215-4288; Sunday Service, 10:30 a.m.; Communion Every Sunday; Junior Church During Worship.ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC CHURCH1098 C.R. 39; Rev. David Carkenord, Pastor. Saturday Mass 6 p.m.; Sunday Mass, 8 & 10:30 a.m.; Confessions, Saturday, 4 p.m. Or By Appointment.UNITED METHODIST300 W. Maple; Phone 837-6441. Pastor Mike Halferty. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10 a.m. Communion, 1st Sun. Wednesday Bible Studies, 9 a.m.; Choir, 7 p.m.; A.A., Sunday At 7 p.m.; Nursery;

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