Messiah Rehearsal: Rehearsal for the Madison-Ohio Valley Community Chorus and Hanover College Concert Choir's annual performance of selections from Handel's Messiah will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 25 in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts Building on the Hanover College campus. The performance is set for Dec. 2.

Children's Advent Festival: Paynesville Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will host a children's advent festival Dec. 1.

Joy to the World - A Celebration of Carols: Trinity United Methodist Church's Chancel Choir will present a Christmas musical at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 in the church sanctuary, 412 W. Main St. The music, "Joy to the World - A Celebration of Carols," by Jay Althouse, retells the story of Christmas through carols blended with narration and a guest soloist. For more information call (812) 265-3059.

The Blackwood Legacy: The Southern gospel quartet will perform Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Johns United Church of Christ, 501 E. Main St. Admission is free. A free will offering will be collected. For more information call (812) 265-3983.

Trimble County Hymn Sing: Will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Bedford Springs Church.

Taize: A Taize worship service will be held Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church. Everyone is welcome. Taize services will be held on the first Friday of the month at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway and on the third Friday of each month at Hanover Presbyterian Church, 174 East Main Street, Hanover.

Ladies Lunch: Paynesville Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will host a ladies lunch and candy auction at 11 a.m. Dec. 8.

Crist Family Christmas Tour: North Madison Baptist Church will host the Crist Family Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and the price includes a dinner buffet at Ponderosa Steakhouse from 4 to 6 p.m.

26th Annual Christmas Celebration: Will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 8 in the Austin High School Auditorium, 401 S. U.S. 31. The concert is hosted by David Richie and will feature Aaron Wilburn. Wilburn was a featured guest on the Gaither Homecoming Tour and videos. The concert is free to the public. A free will offering will be collected. For more information call (812) 722-0093 or visit

Woodsmen Quartet: The Woodsmen Quartet will perform Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Hanover.

Joy in the Journey: A women's fellowship and Bible study will meet at 6 p.m. each Tuesday at A Step Back Restaurant in New Washington. The group is led by Jackie Osinski. For more information call (502) 468-6316.

Celebrate Recovery: A Christ-centered recovery program for hurts, habits and hang-ups based on the beatitudes will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at 1635 Oak Hill Drive. Sign up by calling (812) 493-4487.

Jesus Clothes Closet: The Jesus Clothes Closet at Trinity United Methodist Church is open every Monday from 9 to 11 a.m. with free clothes for infants to adults. Use the church's Main Street entrance. Closed on holidays which fall on a Monday.

DivorceCare: A weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced meets every Thursday night from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. at Hanover Baptist Church, 151 W. Main St., Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-3073.