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Big Lake COG
The Kuyasa Kids, Horizon Internationalâ€™s acclaimed ambassador choir from Capetown, South Africa, will be in concert at Big Lake Church of God Wednesday, at 7 p.m.
Horizon International is a nonprofit Christian relief and development organization dedicated to creating a world of hope for orphans affected by HIV or AIDS.
For more information about the Kuyasa kids, the tour, or Horizon International, go to www.horizoninternationalinc.com.
Col. City UM
Sundayâ€™s Sermon title isâ€śStanding Alone All Together,â€ť from the book, â€ś24 Hours That Changed the World,â€ť by Adam Hamilton.
The Scripture is from Mark 14:1-15. The church will be studying this book through Lent.
Sunday school classes are also participating in the study.
Columbia City United Methodist Church is offering many activities during this season of Lent, such as the Easter Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to noon.
Kids can take part in a craft time, snacks and an Easter egg hunt.
Palm Sunday services will be held April 13, with a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. April 17, and Good Friday service at 7 p.m. April 18.
The Eastertide Musical, â€śRisen Redemption,â€ť will be presented on Sunday, April 27, at both services. It will feature the Chancel Choir, Praise Team and Orchestra.
The April Mission Project of the Month is Beds and Britches, Etc. â€śB.A.B.Eâ€™sâ€ť mission is to provide incentives for pregnant women and families to consistently participate in programs and services that benefit the health and wellbeing of infants and young children.
Columbia City United Methodist Church is located at 605 N. Forest Parkway.
Traditional services are held Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and contemporary services are at 11 a.m., with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Pastors are David Arnold and Kent Lundy.
The Clothing Bank is closed Mondays until further notice. It remains open Wednesdays.
Boxed potatoes, pasta or rice are the items to bring March 30.
Eberhand Lutheran Church wants to say thanks to those who participated in the work day at the church.
Tomorrow, Boy Scout Troop 94 will have a Fish/Tenderloin Fry by Gaerteâ€™s at Grace Lutheran church from 4 to 7 p.m.
Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet Tuesday, at 10 a.m. in the Archives Room. They meet once a month for one and a half hours, amid prayers, laughter and fellowship, but most of the knitting is done at home.
Shawls have been made for people all over the world, and some groups are knitting specifically for refugees in Afghanistan, Iraq, Louisiana, etc.
Mid-week Lenten service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. with soup and salad supper starting at 5:45 p.m.
Grace will have a garage sale April 11 and April 12.
Proceeds from the garage sale will go towards Grace Food Pantry, Kathleen Lutz, missionary, and other Mission projects within the church.
S. Whitley UM
Sunday, Pastor Rob will continue his Soul De-tox series based on the popular book. This particular session is titled â€śRadioactive Relationships.â€ť
Teens and Tots will provide special music at both Vintage at 8:30 a.m. and New Wine at 11 a.m. services.
Rainbow Pre-school is accepting registrations for 2014-15 school year.
Children three and a half years old by Aug. 1 are eligible. Forms are available at the church office.
For more information, contact Traci Kreider at 723-1507 or the church office at 723-1507.
Youth JAM will be Sunday, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Due to spring break there will be no JAM meeting on April 6.
Sugar Grove will be hosting a tenderloin & fish fry fundraiser Saturday, at 4 p.m. until food is sold out.
Dine in of carry out, options are available for a freewill donation.
The menu includes fish and tenderloin, coleslaw, chips, applesauce, homemade desserts and ice cream, lemonade and tea.
Proceeds will help provide financial support for the youth mission trip to Pennsylvania in June.
Sugar Grove Church of God is located at 5019 E 500 S-57, Churubusco, for more information, call 693-1718.
St. Matthewâ€™s UM
St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church has been taking an indepth look at the life of Jesus; using videos from the new movie â€śSon of Godâ€ť to highlight Sunday sermon series and Wednesday small group Bible studies.
Sundayâ€™s topic is â€śThe Coming King.â€ť Service starts at 0 a.m.
The Wednesday gathering begins at 6 p.m. at the church for a simple meal followed by watching the movie clip â€śLamb of God,â€ť and discussion.
April 7, Peggy Sue Wells, author of â€śThe Slave Across the Street,â€ť will speak on Human Trafficking within the area.
She will unveil the secrecy shrouding this modern day slavery and offer hope. She will be speaking at 7 p.m. following the 6 p.m. salad bar.
Everyone is welcomed to come.
Read more about St. Matthewâ€™s at www.columbiacitystmatthewsumchurch.org or call 691-2800.
St. Matthewâ€™s United Methodist Church is located at 1460 E. 500 North, Columbia City. Contact Pastor Michael Dillon at 503-1561.
The community is welcomed to attend Troy Presbyterian Church Sunday for Sunday school at 9 a.m. and worship at 9:50 a.m.
Rev. Howard Comptonâ€™s sermon title this week is, â€śChristâ€™s Peace Can Be Your Peace.â€ť
The scripture readings will be Isaiah 26:1-6 and John 14:25-31.
On Wednesday, Jesus For Life will meet in the Family Life Center at 6 p.m.
The Church is located just one-half mile east of Ind. 5 on West Lincolnway.
Wolf Lake UM
Wolf Lake United Methodist Church will be hosting a chicken BBQ Saturday, at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wal-Mart parking lot in Columbia City.