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September 25, 2021

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Longest night worship service Monday

Bluffton Presbyterian Church will provide an online "longest night worship service" on Monday, according to Karol Farris Schilling, pastor.

The service is at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21. It is online only at: facebook.com.blufftonpc/videos. A Facebook login is not required to watch.

"This service provides a time of contemplation for persons struggling this holiday season," she said. 



Icon invites churches to submit Christmas eve details for posting

The Bluffton Icon invites churches in the Icon's viewership area to send information about Christmas eve services.

Send information to: [email protected]. The listing will be posted next week on the church page.


St. John’s UCC offering online worship services

Due to the rise in COVID-19, St. John's United Church of Christ, Bluffton, is not open to in-house worship services at this time.   

However, each Sunday’s service is recorded and posted on the church website and Facebook page, as well as YouTube.  

The weekly worship services go live on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m., and may be accessed at www.blufftonstjohns.com where a link to YouTube is provided.  The services are also posted on our Facebook page.


Virtual Christmas celebration Dec. 6-11

Hosted by Riley Creek United Methodist Church

Riley Creek United Methodist Church, 7102 Road M, Ottawa, will conduct a Virtual Christmas Celebration from Sunday, Dec. 6 through Friday, Dec. 11.

Since 1972, the church's annual Carol Sing traditionally has invited all in the community to hear scriptures and sing Christmas carols on the first Sunday in December.


Drive-up, drop-off food drive Saturday

Hosted by Riley Creek United Methodist Church

Riley Creek United Methodist Church, 7102 Road M, Ottawa, will conduct a drive-up, drop-off food drive on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Drivers will not need to leave their vehicles. Volunteers will collect the items and put them on a truck for delivery to the food pantries.


Guest speaker at Trinity Lutheran Church

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera, will host a guest speaker on Sunday, Nov. 22.  Pastor James Mattek of Christian Family Solutions, Germantown, Wisconsin, will speak at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. services and lead the Bible Class at 9:30 a.m.