Church Events: 08-08-14

BOWLING GREEN
Pastor Paul Lange’s sermon Sunday at Abiding Word Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Lord, Keep Us
Steadfast in Thy Word."
"Jesus Christ the Mediator Has Broken Down the Partition Wall," will be guest speaker’s Rev.
Noel Gibbs’ sermon Sunday at Bowling Green Alliance Church.
Tom McCurdy’s sermon Sunday morning at Bowling Green Church of Christ will be "Things We May
Know." The evening service will be "Crucified With Christ."
Pastor Kevin Crawford will be speaking on "How to Bless Bowling Green and Beyond," Sunday at
Brookside Church.
Rev. Howard Mayne’s sermon at Cloverdale United Methodist Church will be "Breaking Through the
Barriers."
Rev. Brent Pomeroy’s sermon Sunday at First Christian Church will be "A Walk of Faith."
Rev. Mary Jane Saunders’ sermon Sunday at First Presbyterian Church will be "Picking Up Our Mats and
Walking." The church will host the concluding event for the summer Hymn Sing. (See Briefs.)
Pastor Chris Walter’s sermon Sunday at First United Methodist Church will be "A Message to the
Church in Smyrna (and Bowling Green)."
The program Sunday at Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation will be "Your Legacy
Matters," by Rev. Wendy Guion.
Senior Pastor Steve Baney will preach on the topic of fear at Plain Congregational Church.
Pastor Denny Maurer’s theme for this weekend’s services at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church will be "Come,
Walk on the Water."
"More Space for Grace," will be Rev. Dana Ward’s sermon Sunday at Trinity United Methodist
Church.
Pastor Larry Whatley’s sermon at Turning Point United Methodist Church is "There Is no Shortage of
Living Water."
The sermon by Ray Getter, associate minister, Sunday at Village View Church of Christ will be "Life
Is God’s Gift to Us."
BAIRDSTOWN
Rev. Susan Kronbach’s sermon Sunday at Bairdstown United Methodist Church will continue the series on
"What do Disciples Do" by suggesting "disciples are Peaceful."
BLOOMDALE
"Why do I Need Self-Control?" will be the message by Neil Norheim, minister on Sunday evening
at Christ Community Church. This will continue his series on "Why?" (See Briefs for more on
this church.)
Pastor Jeff Ridenour’s sermon Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church will be "The Gospel
According to the Smothers Brothers: Mom Always Did Like You Best."
BRADNER
"What Water Are You Drinking?," will be Rev. Mark Kuhlman’s sermon Sunday at Bradner United
Methodist Church.
Rev. Melanie Haack’s sermon Sunday at St. James Lutheran Church is "In the Same Boat."
CYGNET
Pastor Dean Durant’s sermon Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church will be "In a Quiet Place."

DUNBRIDGE
Pastor Dale Smeltzer’s message Sunday at Christ’s Bible Church will be "Parable of the Drag
Net."
GRAND RAPIDS
"No Sleeping in Class," will be Pastor Jeff Kempton’s message Sunday at First Presbyterian
Church.
HASKINS
Rev. Jennifer Jackson’s sermon Sunday at Haskins Community Church will be "Reach Out."
HOYTVILLE
"Keeping Your Eyes on Jesus," will be Pastor Rick Adams’ message Sunday at Hoytville United
Methodist Church.
LEMOYNE
Pastor Ron Shinkle’s message at Lemoyne Baptist Church will be "The Discipline of Life."
LUCKEY
Pastor Judith Frank’s sermon topic at Zion United Methodist Church is "Do You Dream?"
NEW ROCHESTER
Pastor Dale Schaefer’s message Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church is "Distracted Living."
NORTH BALTIMORE
Rev. Susan Kronbach’s sermon Sunday at Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist will continue the
series on "What do Disciples Do" by suggesting "disciples are Peaceful."
Pastor Jon Rhinehart’s sermon title Sunday at Praise Chapel Pentecostal Church of God will be "
"Keeping Your Eyes on Jesus," 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
".Stepping Out of the Boat."
PEMBERVILLE
The churches of Pemberville will have a joint community worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday in the
commercial tents off of College Avenue to begin the week of the Pemberville Fair. Pastor Bridgett Clark
will preach.
PORTAGE
Rev. Bruce McDaniel’s sermon Sunday at Christ United Methodist Church is "Against the Wind."

RUDOLPH
Pastor Larry Garzony’s sermon Sunday at Rudolph Christian Church will be "The Spiritual Meaning of
the Gates of Jerusalem, Part 3."
STONY RIDGE
Pastor Robert E. May’s sermon Sunday at Stony Ridge United Methodist Church will be "Jesus Walks on
the Water."
SUGAR RIDGE
Guest pastor Gary Lepper’s sermon Sunday at Sugar Ridge Community Church will be "One-Way
Jesus."
WAYNE
"What Water Are You Drinking?," will be Rev. Mark Kuhlman’s sermon on Sunday at Wayne United
Methodist Church.
WESTON
Pastor Chris Boggs’ sermon Sunday at Sonlight Church and Community Center will be "The Perceptive
Prostitute’s Promise."
Rev. Scott Carman’s sermon Sunday at Weston United Methodist Church will be "Keep Your Eyes on the
Prize."