Church events


Fall Revival -- Auglaize Chapel Church of God, 22652 County Road 60, rural Oakwood, tonight, 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist is Rev. Mitchell Burch of Towne Boulevard Church of God, Middletown. Everyone welcome.

"The Chords" Vocal Ensemble -- Grace United Methodist Church, 121 W. High St., Hicksville, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. This ensemble is accompanied by acoustic piano, bass guitar & brass instruments and is recognized as one of the premier vocal groups in Indiana. Come experience this unique and wonderful ensemble in Grace UMC's beautiful sanctuary. Everyone welcome.

Special Speaker -- Melrose United Methodist Church, 712 State St., Melrose, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Special speaker is Rev. Steve Bennett, Northwest Plains district superintendent of United Methodist Church. Everyone welcome.

Baked Steak Dinner -- St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 710 Joe E. Brown Ave., Holgate, Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Menu includes baked steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, pie and beverages. Free-will offering, carry-out available All proceeds will go to for church daycare program. Everyone welcome.

Harvest Revival -- Church of the Living God, 1935 E. Second Street, Suite B, Sunday through Wednesday, 6 p.m. nightly. Special guest on Sunday is "Restoration," a gospel group from Fort Wayne. The other three nights Brett Spires and Danny Branham will present a message of God's Word, while Charlie and Karen Dulaney provide music and testimony. Nursery will be provided each night. For more information, call 419-439-0874 or 419-782-9427. Everyone welcome.

Jimmy Stewart Piano Concert -- Pleasant Bend United Methodist Church, Henry County Road 17, south of Holgate, Sunday, 7 p.m. Free-will offering, everyone welcome.

Community Dinner -- Union Chapel Church of God, Williams County roads A and 18 (north end of Flickinger Road in Defiance County), rural Bryan, Tuesday at noon. Persons needing a ride are encouraged to call Sandy Dukes at 419-636-0669 or the church at 419-636-8141. Everyone welcome.

Trunk 'O Treat -- Paulding Church of the Nazarene parking lot, 210 Dooley Drive, Paulding, Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. Trunks of cars and truck beds will be decorated for area kids to dress up in costumes and come for treats. Hayrides, free hot dogs and refreshments will be provided. New this year is puppet shows for the kids. This fun event for the whole family. Everyone welcome.

Trunk or Treat -- Defiance Christian Church, 955 Standley Road, Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. Food, games, inflatables and lots of candy! Everyone welcome.

Tunnel of Treats -- Ayersville United Methodist Church, 28047 Ayersville Road, Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. Children will receive treats along a path beginning at the church and ending at the Highland Township Fire Department. Parking available at both locations. Soup and sandwiches available at the fire department from 4:30-8 p.m. Free will donations appreciated, everyone welcome.

Sisters of the Precious Blood "Come and See" Retreat -- Salem Heights, 4960 Salem Ave., Dayton, Oct. 28 from 5 p.m. until Oct 29 at 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for single women between the ages of 18-45 to be open to listen to God's call in a setting of personal prayer discernment. Includes dinner on Oct. 28 and three meals on Oct. 29. There is no cost, but please pre-register by Oct. 24. For more information or to register, call Sister Mary Yarger at 937-837-3302 or 937-999-8456, or e-mail

Youth Leaders Seminar -- North Mount Zion Church, 22857 State Route 15, rural Continental, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost is $10, which includes materials and lunch. To make reservations, call the church at 419-596-3990 or e-mail

Youth Rally -- North Mount Zion Church, 22857 State Route 15, rural Continental, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. Special speaker is Pastor Done Emerick, campus pastor at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. There will be a special abilities contest, spontaneous melodrama, singing and food. All area youth invited.

Special Speaker -- Auglaize Chapel Church of God, 22652 County Road 60, rural Oakwood, rural Oakwood, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. Guest speaker is Dr. Ronald Duncan, General Director of Church of God Ministries, Anderson, Ind. Everyone welcome.

Bible Conference -- North Mount Zion Church, 22857 Ohio 15, rural Continental, Oct. 30, services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Oct. 31-Nov. 2, nightly at 7 p.m. Guest teacher is Pastor Dane Emerick, campus pastor at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Everyone welcome.

Trick or Treat for UNICEF -- Latty Friends Church, 331 Lewis St., Latty, Oct. 30, 3 p.m. Costumes are optional. Harvest soup supper begins at 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Trunk or Treat -- Neapolis Church Of Christ parking lot, Central and Main, Neapolis, Oct. 31, 5:30-7 p.m. is set for Monday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Hot dogs and hot chocolate for all who attend, with or without costumes. Anyone with a car and lots of treats is welcome to join the other cars in attendance to bring love and joy to the children of the Neapolis area. Evening concludes

with firehouse siren inviting all Halloween participants for more treats, fun, costume judging for prizes, and games in the fire house. Everyone welcome.

Turkey Supper -- Rose Hill Church of God, corner of Ohio 637 and Charloe Trail (Road 138), Nov. 3, 4-7 p.m. Free-will offering (carry-out dinners available for $7 each), everyone welcome.

Fall Dinner -- St. John United Church of Christ, 950 Webster St., Nov. 3, 5-7 p.m. Menu includes chicken and beef sandwiches, homemade noodles and mashed potatoes, dressing, baked beans, salads, desserts and beverages. Free-will offering, everyone welcome.

Program to Honor Veterans -- Twin Oaks United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Oakwood, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m. The Oakwood Arbor group will honor Paulding County veterans. There will be short program and a light meal will be served. All county veterans are welcome, please RSVP to Eileen Kochensparger at 419-399-5818 by Oct. 29.

Pancake Breakfast -- Paulding Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center, 210 Dooley Drive, Paulding, Nov. 5, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Free-will offering, net proceeds go to help sends kids to camp. Everyone welcome.

"Jericho Road" Concert -- Evansport United Methodist Church, 1560 West Street, Evansport, Nov. 5, 5:30 p.m.. OH. Jericho Road is a Southern Gospel group based out of Findlay. Free-will offering, potluck follows concert with meat of grilled pork loin & baked chicken breast, drink and table service provided. For more information, call Mike Kwiatkowski at 419-658-8050 or Patty Fruth at 419-428-2561. Everyone welcome.

"Slime Time Live" Fall Festival -- St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 400 Wayne Ave., Nov. 5, 6-8 p.m. Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate fall with a night of slimy fun for the entire family. This Halloween alternative event includes games, slicky slime and a positive message. Registration requested, forms available online at For more information, call the church office at 419-782-3751.

Siberian Solstice Concert -- Huber Opera House and Civic Theater, 157 E. High St., Hicksville, Nov. 6, 4 p.m. This talented group of area musicians provide an exciting contemporary set of Christmas music as originally performed by the nationally acclaimed Trans-Siberian Orchestra, complete with electronic keyboards, drums and guitars. Free-will offering, everyone welcome.

Special Speaker -- Rock Church, 0763 Ohio 637 (between Arthur and Five-Span bridge), Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Pastor Josh Gladson from Knoxville, Tenn. Everyone welcome.

Election Day Pancake and Sausage Supper -- Ney United Methodist Church, 145 Rice St., Ney, Nov. 8, 4-6 p.m. Free-will offering, everyone welcome.

NOTICE TO CHURCHES: All events which charge a fee for admission, food or materials can be included in the above listing for $15 per week. To reserve a paid spot in this listing, contact the C-N display advertising department at 419-784-5441, Ext. 214 or e-mail to:

Free events or those with only a free-will offering will continue to be published at no cost, with priority given to events held in the next week. To have your free event added to the church listing, call 419-784-5441, Ext. 216, fax to 419-782-2944 or e-mail to:

Deadline for both free and paid events is Wednesday at noon.

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