|Church Events: 05-17-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 17 May 2013 08:20|
(Editor's note: You may be seeing red on Sunday as many area Christian churches are encouraging the congregation to dress in red colors for the celebration of Pentecost.)
Pastor Luke Ulrich's sermon Sunday at Abiding Word Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "What Is the Work of the Holy Spirit?"
Rev. Howard Mayne's sermon Sunday at Cloverdale United Methodist Church will be "Power Failure and the Antidote."
Rev. Brent Pomeroy's sermon Sunday at First Christian Church will be "The Spirit Wind."
"How Does the Spirit Move?" That will be question asked and answered on Sunday in the sermon given by the Confirmation Class of First Presbyterian Church. Those attending are encouraged to wear red, the traditional Pentecost color.
Pastor Amy Price's sermon Sunday at First United Methodist Church will be "Everything Changes."
The program Sunday at Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation will be "Universal Responsibility," by Rev. Lynn Kerr.
Pastor Henry Seibert's theme for Saturday and the 8:30 a.m. Sunday services at St. Mark's Lutheran Church will be "Pentecost's Present: Presence." The sermon for the 11 a.m. service is, "Now, That's Affirmation."
Rev. Susan Kronbach's sermon Sunday at Bairdstown United Methodist Church will focus on remembering and celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit to the early church. Everyone is invited to wear red, the color of the Holy Spirit.
Pastor Jeff Ridenour's sermon Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church will be "Those Who Remember the Past Are Destined to Repeat It." All are encouraged to wear red for Pentecost.
Preacher Dan Horner's sermon Sunday at Bradner Community Christian Church will be "The Buck Stops Nowhere?"SClBPastor Jeff Ridenour's sermon Sunday at Bradner United Methodist Church will be "Those Who Remember the Past Are Destined to Repeat It." All are encouraged to wear red for Pentecost.
Members of St. James Lutheran Church will be celebrating Pentecost with three young adults affirming their baptismal vows. They will be participating in the service.
Refreshments and fellowship will follow.
Pastor Dean Durant's sermon Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church will be "The Power in One."
Pastor Dale Smeltzer's message for "God and Country Day" on Sunday at Christ's Bible Church will be "The Church Triumphant." The youth message will be given by Steven Speck. At 10:30 a.m. Sunday is a concert by the Holcomb Family followed by a noon potluck.
Rev. Jennifer Jackson's sermon Sunday at Haskins Community Church will be "Go Make a Difference."
Sunday School students will be promoted. Sunday School teachers and high school and college graduates will be honored.
"A Mighty Wind," will be Pastor Rick Adams' message Sunday at Hoytville United Methodist Church.
Missionary guest speaker Ben Kruger's message Sunday at Lemoyne Baptist Church will be "Jesus Christ's Mission."
Pastor Peter Johnston's sermon Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church will be "A Community of Prophets."
Rev. Matthew Deames' sermon Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church will be "A Farewell Gift."
Pastor Byron Hawbecker's message Sunday at Lakewood Church of the Brethren will be "The Woman With an Open Mind."
Pastor Dale Schaefer's message Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church will be "Now You're Talking My Language."
Rev. Susan Kronbach's sermon Sunday at Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist will focus on remembering and celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit to the early church. Everyone is invited to wear red, the color of the Holy Spirit.
Following worship there will be a gathering for lunch sponsored by Family Ministries. Those attending should bring a dessert or salad to share. There will also be a "Red Bird Revue," recalling the last two mission trips to Red Bird Mission in Kentucky.
Pastor Jon Rhinehart's sermon title Sunday at Praise Chapel Pentecostal Church of God will be "The Traditions of Men."
"A Mighty Wind," will be Pastor Rick Adams' message Sunday at St. James United Methodist Church.
Pastor Ralph Mineo's sermon topic Sunday at St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Reading the River," focusing on the first Pentecost. There will be 50 lit candles symbolizing the 50th day after Easter and the congregation is invited to wear something red.
A spring bake sale follows worship by and for the church women and their ministries.
The churches of Pemberville will hold a Community Pentecost service Saturday. (See related story.)
Pastor Matthew Musteric's sermon Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "The Holy Spirit."
At the 10:30 a.m. worship service the congregation will celebrate a service of "Affirmation of Baptism" for those completing their catechism instruction.
Pastor Jim Miller's sermon Sunday at First United Presbyterian Church will be "The Benefits of His Absence."
Pastor Peter Johnston's sermon Sunday at Pemberville United Methodist Church will be "A Community of Prophets."
Pastor Robert E. May's sermon Sunday at Stony Ridge United Methodist Church will be "Principles for Difficult Times."
Tontogany Presbyterian Church will celebrate the joy of Pentecost on Sunday through the many voices of the congregation. Merry Pomeroy will the 10 a.m. service of thanksgiving for the work of the Holy Spirit in the people of Tontogany.
Mt. Zion United Brethren Church welcomes Jenaya Bonner, a missionary to Macau who will speak on Sunday.
"Heart Burn," will be Rev. Mark Kuhlman's sermon Sunday at Wayne United Methodist Church.
Pastor John Merseth's theme Sunday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "You Must Testify, for You Have Been With me From the Beginning." Two people will be confirmed and a reception will follow.
Pastor Chris Boggs' sermon Sunday at Sonlight Church and Community Center will be "An Obvious Choice."
Rick Broughton's message Sunday at Weston Church of Christ will be "The Search for Security."
Rev. James Stewart's sermon Sunday at Weston United Methodist Church will be "Grit, Grace and Gratitude."
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