Church Briefs: 09-26-14

Community service in Luckey
LUCKEY – On Sunday the Luckey area churches join together to hold an ecumenical community worship service
at the Luckey Fall Festival.
The public is invited to join in worship to be held on the festival grounds at 10 a.m. Holy Communion
will be served. The message will be delivered by Rev. Judith Frank of Zion United Methodist Church,
Luckey.
Steak supper set
PORTAGE – Christ United Methodist Church in Portage, will hold its semi-annual steak supper on Oct 5. at
noon. Cost is $8.00 per adult/ $4.00 per child and includes steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green
beans, dinner roll, coleslaw, homemade dessert and beverage.  This is a major fund raiser for the United
Methodist Women and funds are used to support several mission projects, both locally and nationally.
‘Priceless Pancakes’ to be served Saturday morning
PEMBERVILLE – "Priceless Pancakes," a free community pancake breakfast, will be served Saturday
from 8 to 11 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church, 106 Perry, Pemberville.
The public is invited. Carryouts available and encouraged.
Healing service offered
NORTH BALTIMORE – St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in North Baltimore will host a healing service on Sunday at
7 p.m. The service, which includes anointing with oil, is for those with specific requests for healing,
as well as an opportunity to pray for others in need of healing.
The public is invited to attend.
Perez to lead Zoar’s music
PERRYSBURG – Zoar Lutheran Church, Perrysburg has announced the arrival of their new director of music,
Omaldo Perez. His service to the church begins Wednesday.
Perez comes from a similar position in Seattle. He has led liturgy and music for three services per week,
prepared multiple ensembles, and taught music to children in the pre-school program.  While at that
church, he also initiated a popular concert series, averaging 10 performances per year.
In addition to being a pianist and an organist, he is also a bass soloist.
Perez said he is enthusiastic about developing creative relationships and is always looking for
opportunities to collaborate with fellow musicians. His arrival coincides with the installation of the
new Ruffati-Rogers hybrid organ which will be finished Oct. 12.  A dedication recital will be held Oct.
24 at 7 p.m.