On Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. First Mennonite Church will host the Anabaptist Bestiary Project, with a concert that is also a fund-raiser for First Mennonite Church Youth.
Rocking the world through reflection on creatures, the Anabaptist Bestiary Project is a 10- piece alternative rock ensemble under the direction of Trevor Bechtel that combines the influence of such diverse bands as Arcade Fire, The Story, Ben Folds Five and Death Cab for Cutie.
To preview their music visit AnabaptistBestiaryProject.bandcamp.com. Admission is by donation.
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 calling 419-384-3038 by 5 p.m. on April 15th. Boxes will be available to be picked up on April 26th, the last Saturday of the month, at 11 a.m. at the Grace Mennonite Church located at 502 East Main St., Pandora.
The Pandora United Methodist Church Choir will be presenting their Easter Cantata, “Wondrous Love,” written by Lloyd Larson, during the 9:30 a.m. worship serviceat on Sunday, April 13, at 108 E. Washington St., Pandora.
The worship service and refreshments in the fellowship hall afterwards are open to the public. The choir is directed by Pat Basinger and accompanied by Chris Meyer. The Rev. Duane Kemerley is the pastor. Go to www.pandoraumc.com for further information.
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a Lenten service at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, at the church, 301 N. Main Street, Jenera. “From Garden to Glory” continues as the theme for the Lenten services.
Vicar Billy King from Immanuel Lutheran Church, Findlay, will preach on “The Garden of Passion” based on Luke 22:39-44 and the choir will sing “Go to Dark Gethsemane.”
The Ladies’ Aid will serve a chili supper from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and the church is handicapped accessible. More information is at tlcjenera.org.
The fourth Lenten service in the 2014 series “From Garden to Glory” will be held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera, on Wednesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. Pastor Jeff Bolwerk will speak on “The Garden of Paradise” based on Revelation 22:1-6 and the Choir will sing “Lenten Carol.”
A light supper will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. by the Sunday Morning Bible Class. Everyone is welcome and the church is handicapped accessible. Please visit: tlcjenera.org for additional information.
The community garden at Grace Mennonite Church in Pandora is now taking reservations for the 2014 gardening season. Plots are 30 x 35 feet in size and are located on the grounds of the church building at 502 East Main Street, Pandora.
Water is available periodically during the summer. A donation of $30 is suggested for use of the plot. To reserve a garden plot, phone Carolyn at 419-384-3829.
These plots have been prepared as a community service to Pandora, Bluffton, and other area communities. Anyone who is interested in gardening is welcome.