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Heaven Came Down - display of angels and nativity scenes at Mt. Cory church

Mount Cory United Methodist Church will host its 3rd annual "Heaven Came

It is a display of angels and nativity scenes. Showins are from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 5 and 12, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6 and 13, at the Bethel Family Life Center, 201 W. Washington St., Mount Cory.

This event is open to the public and is free of charge.


Trinity Lutheran to hold Thanksgiving Day service

A Thanksgiving Day service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera, at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, November 26.

The men’s choir will sing “Now Thank We All our God” and the church will be decorated with harvest items.

The church is handicapped accessible. More information is at www.tlcjenera.org.


Three area United Methodist Churches hold service of music and celebration

Join the congregations of Mount Cory, Pleasant View, and Rawson New Hope United Methodist Churches, on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. for a service of music and celebratiion.

The service will take place at the Pleasant View United Methodist Church, 300 Township Road 37, Bluffton, and will be led by the Rev. Ben Lowell and Pastor Mark Fuerstenau. 

Those in attendance are asked to bring items for the Mount Cory Food Pantry, such as personal hygiene items, laundry and dish soap.


Pandora UM free community meal Nov. 18

The Pandora United Methodist Church will host a free community meal on Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 Washington Street, Pandora.

The meal this month is provided by the First National Bank of Pandora and the menu is BBQ pork sandwich, cheesy potatoes, green beans, dessert and beverage.


Emmanuel UCC fish fry Nov. 13

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 8375 Phillips Road, will hold a fish fry Friday, Nov. 13, from 4- 7 p.m.

Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger. The menu will include, fish, cheesy potatoes, potato salad, apple salad, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, calico beans, baked beans, cole slaw, cranberry salad, taco salad, 7-layer salad, broccoli salad, mixed fruit,

7 Layer Salad, Broccoli Salad, Mixed Fruit, Cake, Pie,

Cherry Dessert, Pickled Eggs



Mt. Cory, Pleasant View UM combine for organ and tissue donor Sunday

The Mount Cory and Pleasant View United Methodist Churches will have a
combined worship service on Sunday, November 8, at 10 a.m. at the Pleasant
View UM Church, 300 Township Road 37, Bluffton.

"Organ and Tissue Donor Sunday" will be celebrated with Greg
Dawson as the guest speaker, sharing his story as
a multiple transplant recipient. There will be an opportunity for those in
attendance to register as an organ donor.


United Methodist election day dinner announced

An election day dinner takes place Tuesday, Nov. 3, at First United Methodist Church, Bluffton, 116 Church St. (across from elementary school).

Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinner is served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Lunch menu:
• Homemade soups $2
• Sandwiches $2.50
• Salads $1
• Desserts $1.50
• Beverages 50 cents


Daddy and Daughter Date Night, Nov. 15 at Pandora Missionary Church

Pandora Missionary Church presents Daddy and Daughter Date Night, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, at the church on State Route 12.

The event is programmed for girls ages 4 through 6th grade. The evening includes entertainment, a dinner and a keepsake photo.

If fathers are unable to attend, an uncle, grandfather, older brother or father figure is welcome to participate.

Tickets are $25 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. Tickets are on sale at Riley Creek Pharmacy, Pandora.


Trinity Lutheran hosts mission worker Oct. 24-25

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main St., Jenera, will highlight mission work Oct. 24-25. On Saturday, October 24, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society will host a rally featuring Missionary Terry Schultz who served in Haiti. A time of welcome with refreshments will be from 9-9:30 a.m. followed by Schultz's presentation. The ladies' choir will provide music. Lunch will be served following the meeting. Babysitting is provided and the church is handicapped accessible.


Pandora UM holding election day meal Nov. 3

The Pandora United Methodist Church located on St. Rt. 12  will be serving chicken/beef noodles, mashed pototoes, full salad bar, dessert and beverage  on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m.. Cost of the meal is: adults $8, 3-12 yrs. $4 and under 3 free.