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Daddy and Daughter Date Night, Nov. 15 at Pandora Missionary Church

Pandora Missionary Church presents Daddy and Daughter Date Night, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, at the church on State Route 12.

The event is programmed for girls ages 4 through 6th grade. The evening includes entertainment, a dinner and a keepsake photo.

If fathers are unable to attend, an uncle, grandfather, older brother or father figure is welcome to participate.

Tickets are $25 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. Tickets are on sale at Riley Creek Pharmacy, Pandora.


Trinity Lutheran hosts mission worker Oct. 24-25

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main St., Jenera, will highlight mission work Oct. 24-25. On Saturday, October 24, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society will host a rally featuring Missionary Terry Schultz who served in Haiti. A time of welcome with refreshments will be from 9-9:30 a.m. followed by Schultz's presentation. The ladies' choir will provide music. Lunch will be served following the meeting. Babysitting is provided and the church is handicapped accessible.


Pandora UM holding election day meal Nov. 3

The Pandora United Methodist Church located on St. Rt. 12  will be serving chicken/beef noodles, mashed pototoes, full salad bar, dessert and beverage  on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m.. Cost of the meal is: adults $8, 3-12 yrs. $4 and under 3 free.


Mt. Cory, Pleasant View UM churches hold fall fest and trunk or treat Oct. 31

The Mount Cory and Pleasant View United Methodist Churches will be sponsoring
a Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 31 in the parking
lot of the Mount Cory UM Church, corner of Main and Washington
Streets in Mount Cory.


Bluffton Baptist Church trunk or treat event Oct. 24

Bluffton Baptist Church, 345 County Line Road, Bluffton, will hold a "trunk or treat" party from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the church.

The event includes free hot dogs, cookies, chips and cider, fun themed trunks for ages 0 to 12. No scary costumes, please.


Mom-to-Mom sale Oct. 17 at Ebenezer

A "Mom-to-Mom Sale" will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, 8905 Columbus Grove Road, Bluffton.

Admission is $2 or the donation of two canned goods. 

The event includes a large selection of childen's clothing sizes newboard to juniors and much more.


Pandora UM free community meal Oct. 28

The Pandora United Methodist Church will hold a free Community Meal on Wednesday, Oct 28, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington Street, Pandora. The meal this month is provided by the missio committee  and  the menu is sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, dessert and beverage.


Emmanuel UCC Fall Festival on Oct. 24

Bring your family and friends to Emmanuel United Church of Christ in Bluffton from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, for their Fall Festival Day. Events will include a “trunk-or-treat,” hayrides, pumpkin decorating and more fun.

“Kids and parents are invited to come in costume and walk through trunk-or-treat where our members will be giving out treats from the trunks of their cars,” said Pastor Jeremy Mann. “The rest of the events will be family focused and friendly for all ages.”


Emmanuel UCC invites community to join in its Oct. 24 fall festival day

Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 8375 Phillips Road, invites Icon viewers to a Saturday, Oct. 24, Fall Festival Day at the church. Set up starts at 3 p.m. and the event is from 4 to 7 p.m.

The event includes "trunk-or-treat," hay rides, pumpkin decorating, food and fun.


Lima First Assembly of God offers Beth Moore simulcast Oct. 9-10

Lima First Assembly of God, 1660 Findlay Road, will host a two-part Living Proof simulcast of Beth Moore, Bible teacher and popular women's author and speaker. 

The events are 6:45 to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10.

The event challenges and encourages women to grow deeply in their faith. Over  250,000 women around the world will participate in this Internet streaming event.

Dove award-winning musical artist Travis Cottrell, who also serves as worship pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tenn., will lead worship.