Church events 6-12

BOWLING GREEN
Senior Pastor Randy Vinson of Bridge Community Church in Troy, Mich. will give the message Sunday at
Bowling Green Alliance Church. He will also be welcoming the church’s new senior pastor, Dennis Gugger.
A gathering follows at Carter Park.
Evangelist Harold Driver’s sermon Sunday morning at Bowling Green Church of Christ will be "My Jesus
I Love Thee." The evening service will be "The B-I-B-L-E, Yes, That’s the Book for Me."

Pastor Kevin Crawford will be speaking on "OMG Life Seems Unfair: Willingness to Trust God From
Habakkuk," Sunday at Brookside Church.
Rev. Mack Armstrong’s sermon Sunday at Cloverdale United Methodist Church will be "Disturbing Dreams
Demanded Definition, Part 2."
Rev. Brent Pomeroy’s sermon Sunday at First Christian Church will be "Seeds and Soil."
Guest Pastor Rev. Vern Campbell’s sermon Sunday at First Presbyterian Church will be "My High School
Album."
The sermon Sunday by Curtis Miller, pastor, at Grace Brethren Church will be "The Blessed
Alternatives to the Seven Destructive Strategies," continuing the series.
"Sown to be the Greatest," will be Rev. Melanie Haack’s sermon Sunday at Hope Lutheran Church.

The program Sunday at Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation will be "Love and
Death," by Rev. Ken Phifer.
Pastor Dan Vellinga’s message Sunday at Plain Congregational Church will be "The Price of
Salvation."
Campus missioner David Nelson who serves St. John’s Episcopal Church will be ordained a deacon on
Saturday at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland.
Members of Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its worship Sunday at Nazareth Hall, Grand Rapids,
followed by the annual picnic. Rev. Eric McGlade’s sermon will be "Shall we Gather at the
River."
The annual potluck will follow.
Pastor Larry Whatley’s sermon Sunday at Turning Point United Methodist Church will be "Is Your Life
in Transition?"
"A Kingdom for the Poor," will be Dr. David Lindeblad’s sermon Sunday morning at Wood County
Baptist Church.
BLOOMDALE
Pastor David Miller’s sermon Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church will be "How do You See
People?" The time for the worship service is now 9 a.m.
BRADNER
Preacher Dan Horner’s sermon Sunday at Bradner Community Christian Church will be "Revelation: Clear
as Mud, part 23."
"Sown to be the Greatest," will be Rev. Melanie Haack’s sermon Sunday at St. James Lutheran
Church.
DUNBRIDGE
Pastor Dale Smeltzer’s message Sunday at Christ’s Bible Church will be "The Whole Armor of
God," starting a new series.
FOSTORIA
Pastor Susan St. Peter’s sermon Sunday at Union United Methodist Church will be "At Home in Christ’s
Love."
HASKINS
Rev. Jennifer Jackson’s sermon Sunday at Haskins Community Church will be "God’s Amazing Way."
Communion will be offered.
HOYTVILLE
"The Trappings of Legalism," will be Pastor Rick Adams’ message Sunday at Hoytville United
Methodist Church.
LEMOYNE
Pastor Ron Shinkle’s message Sunday at Lemoyne Baptist Church will be "The Power of Prayer."
Shinkle will be part of a 10-day mission trip to Romania and Ukraine.
LUCKEY
Pastor Jeanne English’s sermon title Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church will be "The Game of Life – The
Weakest Link."
NEW ROCHESTER
"Seeds and Trees," will be Pastor Andy Wilson’s sermon Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
NORTH BALTIMORE
"The Trappings of Legalism," 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
"Spiritual Growth 1: Mystery," beginning a six-week series.
PEMBERVILLE
Vacation Bible School begins Monday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church at 9 a.m. Walk-ins are
welcome.
Pastor Jim Miller’s sermon Sunday at First United Presbyterian Church will be "The Significance of
Insignificance."
PORTAGE
Rev. Bruce McDaniel’s sermon Sunday at Christ United Methodist Church will be "Atmosphere of
Possibility."
RUDOLPH
Pastor Ernie Unholz’s sermon Sunday at Rudolph Christian Church will be "Who Will Go?"
STONY RIDGE
Pastor Daniel Beaudoin’s sermon Sunday at St. John Lutheran Church will be "Seeds of Faith."

Pastor Robert E. May’s sermon Sunday at Stony Ridge United Methodist Church will be "From Small
Beginnings.’
SUGAR RIDGE
Pastor John Randall’s sermon Sunday at Sugar Ridge Community Church will be "Leviticus, Hyrax and
Hares, Oh My."
TONTOGANY
Pastor Mark Montgomery’s sermon Sunday at Calvary United Methodist Church will be "Compost
Concepts."
The Sunday morning message at Tontogany Presbyterian Church will be "Seed-planting Time." The
children’s message will be "Seed Passion."
(See EVENTS on 7)
WAYNE
A Heritage Hymn-Sing will be held during worship Sunday at Wayne United Methodist Church. High school and
college graduates will be honored.
Following worship, a program about the possibility of restoring the church’s stained glass windows will
be presented by Andrea Knight of Knight Stained Glass.
WESTON
Pastor John Merseth’s theme Sunday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Beware of
Legalism." Council meeting follows.
Matt Olzewski with h2o church at Bowling Green State University will be the guest speaker Sunday at
Sonlight Christian Assembly of God. An usher and greeter cookout will be held at the pastor’s home on
Thursday at 6 p.m.
Rick Broughton’s message Sunday at Weston Church of Christ will be "Philemon: A Model
Christian."
Rev. James Stewart’s sermon Sunday at Weston United Methodist Church will be "Ways to Build our
Lives."