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May 23, 2018

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Free Pandora community meal Jan. 31

The Pandora United Methodist Church will be host a free Community Meal on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from  5:30 to 7: p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington St., Pandora. 

The meal this month is provided by  the 7’oclock Flock. The menu is tomato soup, crackers, grilled cheese sandwich, relish tray, cake, beverage.


Ebenezer Mennonite hosts Human Trafficking seminar weekend

Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21; January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Ebenezer Mennonite Church hosts a Human Trafficking Awareness Seminar Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21 at the church, 8905 Columbus Grove Road, Bluffton.

The seminar is part of the congregation's January Human Trafficking Awareness Month awareness.

Seminar details follow

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2 to 7:30 p.m.
• Connie Anderson, director of Justice Ministries for InterVarsity Fellowship, presents Human Trafficking 101. It takes place in Ebenezer Fellowship Hall and a free pizza supper is included.


Emmanuel UCC spaghetti dinner fundraiser Feb. 9

Event benefits Faith Formation Program

Emmanuel United Church of Christ will hold a Fazoli's spaghetti dinner fundraiser in February.

The dinner is from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, at the church, located at 8375 Phillips Road, Bluffton.

The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, breadstick, dessert and a drink. Tickets are available beginning Jan. 12  for $8 each by callling the church office at 419-358-1561.

Proceeds from the dinner benefit the church Faith Formation Program.


Betty Moser is St. John's UCC quilt raffle winner

Betty Moser is the winner of a quilt raffle project conducted by St. John's United Church of Christ. The drawing was held on Jan. 2 and the proceeds from the raffle will go toward local missions.


Saturday garage sale fund-raiser for Haiti youth

St. John Mennonite Church, 15988 Road 4, Pandora, will hold a garage sale fund-raiser for students in Haiti who are having surgeries.

The garage sale features furniture and home goods and takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 6, at the church.




Trinity Lutheran holds New Year's day service

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera, will hold two special services to close this year and welcome the New Year. 

• On Sunday, Dec. 31, there will be one service at 9:30 a.m. with no Bible Classes.  • On New Year’s Day, Monday, Jan. 1, a special service will be held at 9:30 a.m.