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October 19, 2019

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Cairo UMC smorgasbord on Nov. 2

Cairo United Methodist Church holds a Smorgasbord fundraising meal on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at 210 West Main Street, Cairo.

The menu is swiss steak or turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, noodles, green beans, salads and choice of desserts.

Tickets are $8 for adults, children (ages 6-12) $4 and 5 and under's are free. Carry-out meals are available.

For more information, contact the church at 419-641-3401.


Preschool Playtime starts Oct. 14 at Trinity Lutheran School

And Mornings with Mommies also available

Preschool Playtime, a free open gym for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, is offered at Trinity Lutheran School, 105 Allen St., Jenera, on the second Monday of each month from October to May.

It begins Monday, Oct. 14 from 10 to 11 a.m.

Parents and caregivers may bring you child/children to play with balls, ride on toys, play on mats, and more.  For more information, call 419-326-4685 or e-mail mwmtrinity@tlcjenera.org.


Free community meal in Pandora on Oct. 30

The Pandora United Methodist Church will be hosting a free Community Meal on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington Street, Pandora. 

This month's meal is provided by N.E.W. Never Ending Witness Group. The menu is beef sandwiches, chips, vegetable tray, cheese tray, cookies and beverages.


First Mennonite offers workshop, "Living Thoughtfully, Dying Well"

Bluffton First Mennonite Church invites you to participate in a workshop, “Living Thoughtfully, Dying Well”, on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Dr. Glen E. Miller, a retired physician of Goshen, IN, wrote a book with the same title and will be the keynote speaker.

Issues to be addressed include estate planning, memorial and funeral planning, advanced directives, nursing home and home health, hospice and palliative care.


Beef and noodle dinner Oct. 18 at St. John's UCC

St. John's United Church of Christ will hold a beef and noodle dinner, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, at the church, 223 W. College Ave.

The menu includes homemade noodles, beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, apple sauce, roll, assorted pies and beverage. Dine in or carryout.

Tickets are:
adults, $8
6th grade to college, $5
Elementary, $4
Pre-K,  Free


Blessing of the animals - all creatures great and small - Saturday AM

Bluffton pet owners are invited a blessing of animals on Saturday, Oct. 5, on the Bluffton Presbyterian Church law, according to Karol Farris Schilling, pastor.

"Join us on the church lawn for a time of socializing and a service of blessing," she said. "Gathering begins at 10 a.m. with a brief service of blessing at 10:30 a.m. concluding by 11 a.m."

Cats, dogs, and others welcome – all animals must be leashed or crated. A pet picture may be brought if preferred. All human attendees can enter to win a special prize at the close of the event.