Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on May 3, 2016 - 2:27pm
Ebenezer Mennonite Church will hold a National Day of Prayer program at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in the Crossroads Ministry Center. There will be a color guard, and the pledge of allegiance be be presented by Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and American Heritage Girls. The service will be called to prayer by the playing of a shofar, or ram’s horn.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on May 2, 2016 - 12:18pm
The Today's Disciples SS class of Grace Mennonite Church will hold a fundraising program about the Mennonite Disaster Service Detroit project Sunday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at Grace. This will be an informational program with pictures, video, and stories.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on April 27, 2016 - 7:17pm
Six youth will be confirmed on Sunday, May 1, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 North Main Street, Jenera, in the 10:30 a.m. service. Confirmands include Nicholas Beach, Hannah Hassan, Trent Hummer, Jayden Mays, Peyton Rettig and Noah VanDermark.
A regular service will be held at 8 a.m., and at 9:20 a.m., the confirmands will give a review of Bible teachings in a question and answer format. All are welcome to attend and the church is handicapped accessible.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on April 21, 2016 - 4:32pm
First Mennonite Church, 101 S. Jackson St., is celebrating Music Sunday this on Sunday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m.
The service will include a blend of music groups with all of the children's choirs -- Cherubs, Jubilate and Youth, directed by Laura Marie Hartzler; the Adult Bell Choir, directed by Ray Raeburn; Chancel Choir, directed by Mark Suderman. One of the songs by the Jubilate and Youth will even include some men (i.e. dads, grandpas.)
Lucia Unrau is the church organist and Don Hooley will accompany one choir on trumpet.
Although school is not out for the summer, plans are underway for a late-summer back-to-school event held at Bethel Church of Christ on Sunday, Aug. 21, according to Gideon Fisher, who is planning the event.
The event is called “Urge” and it is a free, community-wide, student, back-to-school event.
Fisher explained the event this way:
“The focus of Urge is to encourage students (junior high through college age) to do well in the upcoming school year but more importantly to urge them to be who God wants them to be in their schools.
Posted by Mary Pannabecke... on April 10, 2016 - 3:31pm
The Pandora United Methodist Church will hold a free community meal Wednesday, April 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington Street, Pandora. The meal this month is provided by Lita’s Leaders and friends. The menu is tacos, rice, refried beans, salsa and chips, blueberry muffin and beverage.
A free hunting seminar titled “Hunting the Rut” will be given by Charles Alsheimer on Saturday, April 9 at 3:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Mennonite Church. Alsheimer is also speaking at the 15th annual wild game event held later that evening (tickets required) and will again speak during the morning worship service on Sunday, April 10 at 10:15 a.m.