LEBANON, Ind. (IUMCH) – The annual program of the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home Auxiliary was held at Gress Memorial Chapel on the Home’s Lebanon campus in April. The gathering brought Auxiliary members and guest from across Indiana, representing several United Methodist congregations.

The Auxiliary was organized more than 40 years ago and sponsors several meaningful projects which benefit the youth. Through annual dues of $3, the Auxiliary helps fund flu inoculations, orthodontia needs, school supplies, educational and recreational supplies and much more.

Auxiliary officers were confirmed at their Annual Meeting. Rev. Marcy Patrick co-pastor of Centenary UMC, Lebanon, conducted the installation service. Officers are: Nancy Beesley, President of Thorntown UMC; Millie Reid, Secretary of Christ UMC in Indianapolis; Pat Grubb, Membership Chairperson and Jack Enos Treasurer, both of Covington UMC.

For more information about the Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, visit www.iumch.org.


IUMCH Auxiliary Executive Committee members, officers and guests were in attendance at the annual meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Pat Grubb of Covington; Delores Brown of Covington; Jack Enos of Covington; Mildred Rogers of Greensburg; Peggy Enos of Covington; Esther Hurley of Covington; Ersel Rogers of Greensburg; Ruth Ann Horstman of North Vernon; Denise Horstman of North Vernon; Bill Horstman, of North Vernon; Marty Moll of Lafayette and Ann and O.L. Hamilton of Brownsburg.