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October 20, 2017

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Church plans prayer service

People are hurting all over the world: Las Vegas, hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Mexican earthquake, and more, so this Sunday the Ada Family Center will have a special prayer and praise service for families, communities, and the nation and its leaders. The church meets at 10:30 a.m. In McIntosh Center with Ray Hadley as pastor. All are welcome.

New church musician at Ada UMC

Noah Walter is the new church musician at the United Methodist Church. He is a junior music performance major at ONU from Findlay. His main area of study is piano, but he also plays the horn in the wind and symphony orchestras. He enjoys composing and arranging music.

Church to have community dinner for Alzheimer's awareness

First Baptist Church of Ada will have a spaghetti dinner and Alzheimer's presentation for the community on Sunday, Oct. 15.


Dinner will be at 6 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 7 p.m. Reservations for the spaghetti supper can be made by email or by phone to the church office 419 634 8041 by Wednesday, Oct. 11.


The presentation will be "The Basics:  Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease" by Linda Pollitz, LSW, for Northwest Ohio Chapter of Alzheimer's Association.


Choir director named at Ada U.M. Church

Scott Henning, Ada High School vocal music director, has been named choir director at the Ada United Methodist Church. He received the Bachelor of Music degree at Otterbein University, studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has performed with opera companies in Cleveland and Columbus as well as with several symphonies.

Bethel Church of Christ holds “URGE” back-to-school event Aug. 26

Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, will hold a free community-wide student event “URGE,” from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at the church.

According to event sponsors: “The focus of URGE is to encourage students (junior high through college age) to do well in the upcoming school year, but more importantly, to urge them to be who God wants them to be in their schools.”

URGE features the following:
• Courtnee Morris, speaker
• Mike Lee Band (worship), Ft. Wayne
• Safekept (Christian rock), Columbus
• B List Boys (Christian hip hop), Bluffton

Mega Sports Camp - here we come

First United Methodist and Sugar Grove team up for some fun and games

By Monty Siekerman
They call it a Mega Sports Camp because many sports are involved.

The Ada First United Methodist and Sugar Grove Methodist churches have teamed together to sponsor a sports camp that includes soccer, football, cheerleading, tennis, and basic skills.

The camp is open to every youth in the community ages 3 through 6th grade.

"We want to give kids a chance to learn more about sports, discover character building concepts, and have a whole lot of fun," said Judy Lusk, organizer.

The camp begins Thursday, Aug. 3, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 6, at Ada War Memorial Park.

County Line Church of the Brethren VBS

"Deep Sea Discovery: God is with me wherever I go" is the theme of the County Line Church of the Brethren VBS which will be held from 6-8 p.m. on July 23-27.  

VBS is for 3 year-olds to 6th grade. The church is located at 4227 N. Hardin (County Line) Road.

There will be an adult Bible study at the same time. A nursery will be available for infants and toddlers. 

Gospel Sing for the community

Dana Walters is organizing a Gospel Sing for the community. The program will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at Ada War Memorial Park.

Nine  individuals and groups are scheduled to sing. A free will donation will be taken for the singers. Food will be available for sale. 

The singers will perform from the band shell at the park. The gospel sing will proceed, even if it rains, since tents will be set up for that possibility.

Alger church VBS

The theme of the Alger Assembly of God VBS is Maker Fun Factory. There will be food, drinks, games, and more. The program for children age 4 to 5th grade is scheduled for July 24-28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Family Fun Day will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 30.