Church events: 10-17-14

BOWLING GREEN
Pastor Paul Lange’s sermon Sunday at Abiding Word Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "By Faith We
can do What the Father Wants."
"Kingdom Living: Relationships," will be Pastor Dennis Gugger’s sermon Sunday at Bowling Green
Alliance Church.
Tom McCurdy’s sermon Sunday morning at Bowling Green Church of Christ is "The ‘I Wills’ of Psalms
119." The evening service will be "Who Are You Trying to Please?" The church will host
its "Lectureship" on Saturday. (See related story)
"Baptism Celebration Sunday will be observed on Sunday at Brookside Church.
Rev. Howard Mayne’s sermon Sunday at Cloverdale United Methodist Church will be "Persecution and the
Power of Prayer."
Rev. Brent Pomeroy’s sermon at First Christian Church will be "Giving God What Is God’s."
Rev. Mary Jane Saunders’ sermon at First Presbyterian Church will be "In the Image of God – Who?
Me?"
Pastor Tom Mellott’s sermon at First United Methodist Church will be "His Little Brother Said, ‘Your
Stuff Wears Out.’"
The program Sunday at Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation will be "Your Favorite
Music" by Steve Israel.
Peace Lutheran Church will hold its Harvest Community Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Pastor Denny Maurer’s theme for this weekend’s services at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church will be "I
Don’t Know."
Pastor Larry Whatley’s sermon Sunday at Turning Point United Methodist Church will be "Are You
Signed up for Life Assurance?"
The sermon by Ray L. Getter, associate minister, Sunday at Village View Church of Christ will be
"Help in a Time of Suffering."
BAIRDSTOWN
Rev. Susan Kronbach’s sermon Sunday at Bairdstown United Methodist Church will continue the What Do
Disciples Do series with, "The Priesthood of all Believers," calling people to be in ministry.

BLOOMDALE
"I M 4 Him (A Savior and Salvation)," will be the message by Neil Norheim, minister on Sunday
evening at Christ Community Church.
Pianist Sue Hoy and the volunteer choir will lead the music and various members of the congregation will
lead other parts of the service Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Certified lay minister Marcia
Chamberlain will preach on the question, "We begin with ABC or is it Do Re Me?" The service
will conclude with the congregation celebrating the Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant.
BRADNER
Rev. Melanie Haack’s sermon Sunday at St. James Lutheran Church will be "The Things That Are
God’s."
CYGNET
Pastor Dean Durant’s sermon Sunday at Faith United Methodist Church will be "The Way of God."

DOWLING
Pastor Tom Zulick’s sermon Sunday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Fearless
Sowing."
DUNBRIDGE
Pastor Dale Smeltzer’s message Sunday at Christ’s Bible Church will be "Parable of the Chief
Seats."
GRAND RAPIDS
Pastor Mike Kelley’s message Sunday at Calvary United Methodist Church will be "Did He Really Just
Say Circumcision? Ouch!"
HASKINS
Rev. Jennifer Jackson’s sermon Sunday at Haskins Community Church will be "Where do Your Loyalties
Lie?"
Rev. Jim Paulson’s theme Sunday at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Humble Like a
Child." The church will also celebrate the National Observance of a "Children’s Sabbath."

HOYTVILLE
"The Law That Sums it All Up," will be Pastor Rick Adams’ message at Hoytville United Methodist
Church.
LUCKEY
Pastor Randy Winsand’s sermon Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church will be "Putting Faith Into Action –
Thankfulness."
Zion United Methodist Church service on Sunday will be "Music Sunday."
McCOMB
Pastor Ralph Mineo’s sermon topic at St. John’s Lutheran Church will be "Render Unto God."
There will be a musical event Tuesday. (See Briefs).
NEW ROCHESTER
Pastor Dale Schaefer’s message Sunday at St. Paul Lutheran Church will be "Like Parent, Like
child." The Luther League invites all middle and high school youth to the fall outing at 5:30 p.m.
Sunday. It will begin at the corn maze on the corner of Pemberville and Sugar Ridge roads.
NORTH BALTIMORE
Rev. Susan Kronbach’s sermon Sunday at Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist will be, "The
Priesthood of all Believers," calling people to be in ministry to all the world.
"The Law That Sums it All Up," 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 "Render
Unto God."
During the announcement time of worship Jolynn Stewart will lead the congregation in a discussion about
the possibility of a permanent "shared ministry" with St. John’s Lutheran Church in McComb.
The fall bake sale follows.
PEMBERVILLE
Pastor Matthew Musteric’s sermon Sunday at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church will be "Confession
and Transformation."
Guest preacher Emily Mitchell’s sermon Sunday at First United Presbyterian Church will be "Is the
Lord Among Us or Not?"
The church will also hold its annual "Harvest of Fun/Bonfire" from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Contact the church for details.
Pastor Bridgett Clark’s sermon Sunday at Pemberville United Methodist Church will be "Supernatural
Providing Power."
Pastor Al Baumann’s message Sunday at Sonfire by the River will be " Whose Image do You Bear?"

RUDOLPH
Pastor Larry Garzony’s sermon Sunday at Rudolph Christian Church will be "Decisions, Decisions,
Decisions."
STONY RIDGE
"Laity Sunday" will be observed at Stony Ridge United Methodist Church as lay people of the
church will do the service.
SUGAR RIDGE
Pastor John Randall’s sermon Sunday at Sugar Ridge Community Church will be "Looking Glass
Discipleship."
WESTON
Pastor Chris Boggs’ sermon Sunday at Sonlight Church and Community Center will be "When God
Calls." Rex Nietz will present the Gideons International.
Rev. Scott Carman’s sermon Sunday at Weston United Methodist Church will be "Listening Ears."

Pastor Al Baumann’s message at Sonfire by the River will be " Whose Image do You Bear?"
RUDOLPH
Pastor Larry Garzony’s sermon Sunday at Rudolph Christian Church will be "Decisions, Decisions,
Decisions."
STONY RIDGE
"Laity Sunday" will be observed at Stony Ridge United Methodist Church as lay people of the
church will do the service.
SUGAR RIDGE
Pastor John Randall’s sermon Sunday at Sugar Ridge Community Church will be "Looking Glass
Discipleship."
WESTON
Pastor Chris Boggs’ sermon Sunday at Sonlight Church and Community Center will be "When God
Calls." Rex Nietz will present the Gideons International.
Rev. Scott Carman’s sermon Sunday at Weston United Methodist Church will be "Listening Ears."