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March 21, 2018

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Wednesday Advent services begin next week at Trinity Lutheran

Wednesday Advent services begin next week at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera.

The Dec. 6, 7 p.m. service will focus on “See Your King Comes to You-the King of Grace.” More information is available at tlcjenera.org or by calling 419-302-5271.


46th annual Christmas carol sing at Riley Creek UMC

Riley Creek United Methodist Church invites the community to its 46th annual Christmas carol sing on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. 

"Like an old-fashioned songfest around the piano, the program will feature congregational singing of many traditional carols, as well as readings from Scripture about Jesus’ birth, special performances by the Pandora United Methodist Church Choir, Ottawa Saints Peter and Paul Choir, other musicians, and a candle lighting ceremony," said Rev. Duane Kemerley, pastor.


Heaven Came Down, angel and nativity scenes at Mt. Cory United Methodist

Mount Cory United Methodist Church will host its 5th annual "Heaven Came Down." Display is sponsored by the Mount Cory Friendship Circle.

It is a display of angels and nativity scenes. Showings are from 10 a.m.-5
p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3 and 10, at the Bethel Family Life Center, 201 W. Washington St., Mount Cory.

This event is open to the public and is free of charge. Other times available on request.


Trinity Lutheran holds Thanksgiving service Nov. 23

A Thanksgiving Day service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church,  Jenera, at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23.  

The church will be decorated with harvest items and is handicapped accessible. More information is at www.tlcjenera.org 


First Mennonite invites community to Evening Song and Prayer

First Mennonite Church invites all to attend an Evening Song and Prayer service in the church fellowship hall on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 8:15 p.m.

Similar to the traditional Evensong services common in Europe, Evening Song and Prayer is a contemplative service of worship at the end of the day, when "we sing our prayers and pray our songs," according to Wanda Stopher, lead pastor at FMC.

"With song and in silence we will intercede for the world, the church, our community, our loved ones and ourselves," said Stopher.

The service will last about 45 minutes.


Emmanuel UCC fish fry Nov. 10

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 8375 Phillips Road, Bluffton will host an all-you-can eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10.

Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for youth 10 and under.
Menu: All you can eat fish, potato salad, calico beans, baked beans, coleslaw, cranberry salad, taco salad, broccoli salad, mixed fruit, layer salad, perfection salad, macaroni salad, apple salad, green bean casserole, hot cheese potatoes, pickled eggs, macaroni and cheese, cherry dessert, cakes, cookies and pies.