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Jeff Boehr participates in commencement at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary

Will hold a Master of Arts in Christian Formation with concentration in Christian Spirituality

Jeff Boehr of Bluffton participated in the May 6 commencement service of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS), Elkhart, Ind.

He anticipates graduating in December 2018 with a Master of Arts in Christian Formation with a concentration in Christian Spirituality. His future plans are pending in the area of retirement community pastoral care or chaplaincy; he is also open to congregational pastoral work.

Boehr, who previously earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Accounting from Bluffton University, is a member of First Mennonite Church in Bluffton.


BFR invites you to Community Day on Tuesday

Barbecue, dodge ball, obstacle course, meet summer camp counselors, door prizes

Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road, plans a Community Day Tuesday, May 22, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director. All events are open to the public.

Events include:
• Bubba C BBQ, outside for dinner, 3 to 7 p.m.
• Dodge ball open games, 3 to 5:30 p.m.
• Meet summer camp counselors, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
• Knockout tournament, 6 p.m.
• Kids’ obstacle course, 3 to 7 p.m. in the area
• TRX demonstration, 7 p.m.
• Outdoor games on BFR lawn
• WFIN radio will be at BFR from 3 to 7 p.m.

Miss Stepleton's first grade

Here's another classic Leland Gerber photo. It's a Meredith Stepelton first grade. Thelma Gratz is also in the photo. We see lots of familiar faces.

We invite class members to provide us with names of the students, the year the photo was taken and the graduating class year.

Send to: info@blufftonicon.com

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The Icon spotted this Hancock County plate on a blue mini-Cooper earlier this spring in Bluffton.


Here's the Pirates advancing to regional track meet this week

And,t he list of those scoring at district

By Sam Brauen, www.blufftonpirates.com
(FINDLAY) - Several Pirate individuals and relay teams advanced to the OHSAA regional meet in Tiffin. The boys team placed fifth and the girls seventh at the district meet. 

Moving on to regionals are : 

Jackson Steinmetz - 3200
1st Place at 10:38 (new PR)

Boys 4x800 : Asher Antrim, Christopher Harnish, Luke Young and Baylor Garmatter
1st Place at 8:34

Asher Antrim - 1600
1st Place at 4:34


Trinity Lutheran School's graduation on Sunday

 Trinity Lutheran School’s graduation will be held on Sunday, May 27, in the 10:30 a.m. service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main St., Jenera. 

Ayden Kretz is the class speaker. The class members are: Kamielle Laine Alge, Octavia Lee Hassan, Grace Allison Insley and Ayden Lawrence Kretz. 

The students in Kindergarten through eighth grade will sing “I Believe.”

There will be a regular service at 8 a.m. with Bible Classes and Sunday School beginning at 9:20 a.m.