Six youths will be confirmed in the Christian faith in the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, May 4, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera.
The Confirmands are Sarah Elizabeth Curth, Abigail Elizabeth Heldman, Kylie Nicole Rausch, Aimee Grace Ritter, Eric Joseph Ritter, and Savannah Elizabeth Stahl. The class hymn, “In Christ Alone” will be sung by the class during the service.
Trinity Lutheran School is now accepting students who are eligible for an EdChoice Scholarship for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents can work with Trinity Lutheran to complete the application process, and the school will submit the application to the Ohio Department of Education on behalf of the family.
“Trinity Lutheran School is here to support the children of the community,” said Trinity Lutheran School principal, Steven Strong. “We are here to help the children of our community grow academically and to support them in their spiritual development.”
The children's choirs at St. John Mennonite Church in Pandora will be presenting the musical "Splash Kingdom" at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. Involved in the musical will be 70 children from ages 4 through grade 5, all from Bluffton, Pandora, and the surrounding area.
Bluffton's annual ecumenical Good Friday procession with the cross and an ecumenical service is scheduled for Good Friday, April 18, and will again be sponsored by the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association.
The procession with the cross will begin at St. Mary Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m.
The order of the procession will be:
• St. Mary's Catholic Church
• St. John’s United Church of Christ
• English Lutheran
• Bluffton Presbyterian
• First Mennonite and finally
• First United Methodist.
Trinity Lutheran Church invites the public to attend the following services at 301 North Main Street, Jenera.
Palm Sunday services on April 13 will be at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with Sunday school and Bible class for all ages beginning at 9:20 a.m. Pastor Jeff Bolwerk will preach on the theme “Our Humble King Comes to Save.” The students of Trinity Lutheran School and the adult choir will sing “Hosanna!”