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Posted by Fred Steiner on January 8, 2013 - 5:16pm
On Sunday, Jan. 13, some Bluffton clergy will be playing a form of 'musical chairs' with their pulpits.
In recognition of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association (BAMA) mixes things up a bit with a pulpit exchange in which participating churches have guest preachers from the other churches and institutions in Bluffton.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 7, 2013 - 8:39pm
The Cotton Patch Gospel, a one-man musical by Phillip Kaufmann, will be presented at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, at First Mennonite Church. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day event is sponsored by the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 3, 2013 - 9:07pm
The St. John's United Church of Christ January congregational newsletter is now posted on the Icon.
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 31, 2012 - 6:31pm
The Pandora United Methodist Church will be hosting a FREE Community Meal on Wednesday, Jan. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, Pandora.
The meal this month is provided by the the 7' oclock Flock Group and is Tomato Soup, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, relish tray, dessert and beverage.
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 31, 2012 - 6:24pm
The churches of Pandora and Gilboa are offering food boxes for households in the Pandora/Gilboa School District. The boxes are designed to provide nine meals for a family of four.
In order to pick up a box, you must register by 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 by calling 419-384-3905.
Boxes will be available for pickup on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. at the Pandora United Methodist Church located on State Route 12.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 27, 2012 - 8:05pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera, will hold a New Year’s Eve service on Monday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m. There will be a worship service to begin the New Year's Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at 9:30 a.m. More information is available at: tlcjenera.org or 419-326-5331.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 24, 2012 - 10:51am
Several Bluffton congregation hold Christmas eve services. Here are the services provided to The Icon.
Prelude in brass at 6:30 p.m.
Christmas eve service at 7 p.m.
Fellowship at 8 p.m.
Service of communion, 8:30 p.m.
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 18, 2012 - 9:13pm
National and international speakers and authors, Stuart and Jill Brisco will speak at St. John Mennonite’s Mission Festival set for March 1-3, 2013.
Stuart has preached in over 100 countries and written more than 40 books. Jill has become a highly sought-after Bible teacher and has authored more than 40 books.
Stuart will speak on the topic “Reaching Out” and Jill will speak on Saturday about “Choices That Create a Love That Lasts.”
Posted by Reema Bazzy on December 17, 2012 - 11:24am
A special afternoon Christmas Eve service by the students of Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Jenera, called "Gifts from the Manger” will be held on Friday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. in the church.
The students from Pre-school through Eighth Grade will tell of the birth of Christ through Word and Christmas hymns. Pre-service music by the youth will begin at 12:30 p.m..
Posted by Fred Steiner on December 16, 2012 - 4:43pm
Christmas cheer went out to 56 families in the Bluffton school district, thanks to efforts of the Bluffton Community Assistance Program's "Adopt A Family" program. Volunteer donors provided gifts, food and essential items to the families being assisted by the program.