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March 26, 2019

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Free open gym for pre-schoolers Nov. 26 at Trinity Lutheran School

Do your kids need a warm place to get some energy out? 

Join a free open gym for all pre-school aged children at Trinity Lutheran School, 105 Allen St., Jenera, on Monday, Nov. 26, from 10to 11 a.m. 

There will be balls to play with, ride-on toys, mats to crawl/roll around on, a mini-trampoline, infant toys and lots of space to run around and play. 

No registration is needed.  For more information please email mwmtrinity@tlcjenera.org


Wanda Stopher's goal: 60 pieced comforters by the time she turns 60

Nov. 12 and 13 were knotting days at Bluffton First Mennonite Church, as persons of all ages participated in knotting comforters that are donated to Mennonite Central Committee.

MCC distributes the comforters to people in the U.S., as well as Jordan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Korea, Ukraine, Iraq, Zambia, Syria, Somalia, Lebanon, Haiti, Burkina Faso, and Canada.

The local Mennonite Women’s group organizes the knotting days to complete comforters made by various members of the church.


Thursday community meal, Thanksgiving service cancelled

Due to the icy weather conditions, the Thanksgiving community meal and service planned at the Senior Citizen Center this evening (Thursday, Nov. 15) is cancelled, according to Rev. Jeremy Mann, of the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association.




Pandora United Methodist community meal Nov. 14

The Pandora United Methodist Church hosts  a free community meal on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 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 First National Bank of Pandora. The menu is shredded chicken sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, dinner roll, assorted desserts, and beverage.


Nov. 17 blood drive at Trinity Lutheran, Jenera

Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera, hosts an American Red Cross blood drive on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran School gym located at 105 Allen St. 

Phone 1-800 Red Cross to call in and schedule an appointment or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: TRINITYJENERA.


First United Methodist Nov. 6 election day lunch and dinner

First United Methodist Church, Bluffton, will host an election day lunch and dinner Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the church, 116 Church Street.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bluffton Food Pantry. Carry-out is available for both meals.

Served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost:  All items priced individually
Menu:  potato or vegetable beef soups ($2), shredded chicken or pulled pork sandwiches ($2.50), salads ($1), desserts ($1.50), beverages (50 cents)