Pleasant View and Mount Cory's United Methodist churches will co-host this year's Vacation Bible School from Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mount Cory Church, 300 N. Main St., Mount Cory.
The VBS has classes for 4 years of age (toilet trained) through 7th grade. This
year's theme is "Adventures on Promise Island" Excitement and fun await as kids learn about promises that God made to Bible people. The kids will also see how those promises are for them too!
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on July 6, 2016 - 5:19pm
Pandora United Methodist Church will hold an ice cream social Sunday, July 17, from 5-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 108 E Washington St.(Route 12), Pandora.
This event is being hosted by Cub Scout Pack 3226. Menu consists of your choice of sloppy joe, hot dog, or chicken sandwich, plus cole slaw, baked beans, and / or chicken & noodles. Also, there will be lots of homemade pies and Dietsch Brothers ice cream.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on June 29, 2016 - 2:10pm
Bluffton First Mennonite Church will observe Peace Sunday on Sunday, July 3, with the theme of “Strangers no More," featuring Jackie Wells' art display of that title, and Mark Rupp as guest preacher.
Rupp is pastor of Columbus (OH) Mennonite Church. He is a Bluffton University graduate and earned a Masters of Divinity with a specialization in Feminist and Womanist Studies from Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Before beginning seminary, he spent three years with Mennonite Voluntary Service working with Boys and Girls Clubs of Hutchinson, KS.
Lacey Wagner colors a cross during craft time at Riley Creek Baptist Church. The church, located between Ada and Bluffton had 11 children enrolled at VBS on Tuesday. Ocean Commotion, Diving into Noah's Flood, was the theme of the four-day program this year. (Monty Siekerman photo)
The congregation of English Lutheran Church invites the community to an open house buffet for the new addition to its facility, said Rev. Kevin Mohr, pastor.
The open house is from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, June 12, at the church 111 Grove St., Bluffton.
Begun in September of 2015, the just-over 5,000 square foot addition includes a fellowship hall with seating for over 150, a serving kitchen, two classrooms, two ADA restrooms, a lounge/reception area, and an accessible drive-up entry-way from our new parking lot.