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Friday, 21 May 2010 08:20
Spackey and Powers honored
WAYNE - On Sunday during the worship service at Mt. Zion United Brethren Church, Robert Spackey and Melva Powers will be honored and thanked for their decades of service of playing both the piano and organ for the church.
The two keyboard artists are both retiring from the church and will perform a concert as part of the Sunday worship service which begins at 9:30 a.m.
There will also be a card shower and potluck dinner following the service around 10:30 a.m.
Spackey has played in area churches since he was 13 years old, some 72 years ago. He is believed to have played at Mt. Zion for around 50 years. Powers has also served the church for many years.
The public is invited to attend.
The church is located at the corner of Bays and Reynolds Roads.

Church celebrates 150 years
LUCKEY - Zion United Methodist Church, 425 Krotzer Ave., will celebrate its 150th anniversary on May 30 at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Several former pastors will return for the celebration.
In addition, seven people of the church will offer portrayals of significant historical figures of the congregation, including the founder and the builder.

Deacons plan book fair
The deacons of First Presbyterian Church will be having a Book Fair at Books-A-Million, Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. in Levis Commons in Perrysburg.
Proceeds will be used to purchase books for the deacons' annual Christmas event which provides food baskets and presents to those who are in need. Those who wish to participate should take the flyer, located on the church Web site:, with them when they make a purchase during those hours.

Outdoor movies in Weston
WESTON - Throughout the summer, Weston Church of Christ, 13355 Center St, is having a free outdoor movie. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free popcorn and drinks will be provided.
The first one of the summer will be shown tonight beginning around 9 p.m. or at dark.
Tonight's movie is "The Tooth Fairy."
Upcoming movies already scheduled include "Alvin and the Chipmunks - The Sqeakwal"  on June 4, and "G-Force" on June 25.

'Church at Cherry's' returns
PEMBERVILLE - An open forum will be the focus for Tuesday's session of Church at Cherry's, held at Cherry's Pub and Grub, 211 E. Front St., Pemberville. The discussion begins at 7 p.m.
Those attending are invited to bring questions about faith, theology and/or the church with them.
Church at Cherry's is a joint endeavor of the various Pemberville congregations.

Senior CSI event set
PERRYSBURG - CSI, Christian Seniors Interacting, invite all seniors in the area to attend its next meeting to be held Tuesday at Abundant Life No. 2, 200 Zoar Drive, Perrysburg.
The event is held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
There is a $3 charge for miscellaneous expenses.
On Tuesday the 11:30 a.m. Bible study will be led by Rev. Kenneth Pepin of St. Timothy Episcopal Church. Lunch is served at noon, provided by Spring Meadows.
The program which follows will be bingo.
Seniors should call Phyllis Morton at (419) 872-0846 for information and reservations which need to be made by Sunday.

Movies being shown
Wood County Baptist Church, 14161 Dirlam Road, will hold its bi-weekly "Movie Night" next Friday at 7 p.m.
Organizers plan a night of entertainment, snacks and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public.
The May 28 movie will be "No Greater Love," a  movie which reminds people, especially couples, that true love never gives up.  
Children's movies are also shown.
Those attending are invited to bring their own favorite chair or bean bag.
The public is invited to attend this free event.

Fourth Tuesday meal set
GRAND RAPIDS - The Fourth Tuesday monthly meal will be held Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 23019 Kellogg Road, Grand Rapids.
This month's menu is pork chops, mashed potatoes, gravy and peas.
The public is invited.

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