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September 19, 2017

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Final Lenten service Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran

The final Lenten service will be held at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera, on Wednesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. Pastor Al Schmitzer will preach on "He is Your King" finishing the series of sermons on "Jesus of Nazareth is Passing By." The choir will sing "Lord Jesus, May Thy Anguish." A light supper will be served from 5:30-6:45 p.m. by Trinity's Relay for Life Team. Everyone is welcome to the supper and the service. The church is handicapped accessible and more information is at trinitylutheran-jenera.org

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St. John's UCC beef and noodle dinner Friday

St. John's United Church of Christ will have a beef and noodle dinner from 4:30 to 6:40 p.m., Friday, March 19, at the church. Carry-out meals are available and also free delivery if persons call the evening of the dinner at 419-358-5641. Meals are $7 for adults, $5 for high school and college students and $4 for kindergartners through sixth grade.

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Cairo-Rockport United Methodist churches perform Easter cantata

The Cairo and Rockport United Methodist churches will present three performances of "Arise!" an Easter cantata, according the Rev. Richard Rakay, pastor.

Performances are at 7 p.m., Friday, March 26; 7 p.m., Saturday, March 27; and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 28, at the Cairo Community Center, which is the old school gym.

"The Center is transformed into ancient Israel where we witness the birth of Jesus, several miracles, and the Easter story," said Rev. Rakay.

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Myron Augsburger Holy Week speaker at Grace Mennonite

Dr. Myron Augsburger

Dr. Myron Augsburger will be the Holy Week speaker at Grace Mennonite Church, Pandora, Sunday and Monday, March 28 and 29. Everyone is invited to attend these special meetings, according to Dennis Schmidt, pastor.

Augsburger has held evangelistic meetins in major cities and towns across North America, in Jamaica, India, the Orient, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Central and South America, has served as president of Eastern Mennonite University and is the author of many books.

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Community meal tonight at Senior Citizens Center

The community meals sponsored by the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association continues this evening. The meal is open to the public and is held at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, 132 N. Main St. The meal begin at 6 p.m. Donations support the Bluffton Community Assistance Program's food pantry. Tonight's meal is catered by the Ebenezer Mennonite Church.

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University Camerata Singers at Grace Mennonite March 21

Camerata Singers

The Bluffton University Camerata Singers will sing in the 10:30 a.m. worship service of Grace Mennonite Church, Pandora, on Sunday, March 21, according to Dennis Schmidt, pastor.

Camerata Singers is a select 29-member choir conducted by Judy Hall, adjunct professor of music for Dr. Mark Suderman while he is on sabbatical this spring. Allison Ringold, adjunct piano instructor, is the group's accompanist.

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Trinity Lutheran mid-week Lenten services continue

Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera, continues its Wednesday evening Lenten series at 7 p.m., March 17.

The theme "Jesus of Nazareth is Passing By" will be addressed by Pastor Jeff Bolwerk in his sermon on Simon of Cyrene titled "Why Me?" taken from Luke 23:26-31.

The students in grades 7-8 will sing "Go to Dark Gethsemane" and will serve a light supper with the students of grades 5-6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend the supper and the service. The church is handicapped accessible and more information is at trinitylutheran-jenera.org

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First Mennonite Women meet March 8

First Mennonite Women will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March 8, in the church Fellowship Hall. Shahad Alidoori will talk about the life of women in Iraq.

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St. John's UCC beef-noodle dinner March 19

St. John's United Church of Christ will have a beef and noodle dinner from 4:30 to 6:40 p.m., Friday, March 19, at the church. Carry-out meals are available and also free delivery if persons call the evening of the dinner at 419-358-5641.

Meals are $7 for adults, $5 for high school and college students and $4 for kindergartners through sixth grade.

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Minnesota college choir performs at Trinity Lutheran March 9

The 61-voice Martin Luther College Choir from New Ulm, Minnesota, will present a concert "Speak, O Lord" at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St., Jenera, at 7 p.m.,Tuesday, March 9.

The choir will sing familiar Christian hymns accompanied by brass, organ, timpani, piano, woodwinds and strings. There is no admission charge but a freewill offering will be received to help cover tour expenses.

Martin Luther college is the worker training college of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

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