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May 22, 2018

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Santa visits community meal in Pandora on Dec. 13

Pandora United Methodist Church  hosts a free community meal on Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 to 7 pm. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington St., Pandora. 

The meal this month is provided by Riley Creek Pharmacy/Pharmacy Solutions. The menu is sloppy joes, hot dogs, cheesy potatoes, veggies and dip, cookies, hot chocolate, drink and coffee.  Santa will be here and the Pandora First National Bank will host crafts and cookie decorating for children.


Pleasant View UMC celebrates hanging of the greens Dec. 3

Pleasant View United Methodist Church will celebrate its annual "Hanging of the Greens" on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 7 pm.  The service will include, readings, scripture, and Christmas carols and is open to the public.

The church is located at 300 Township Road 37, Bluffton.


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