+++ Good luck, Klava, at the Division II state swim meet!


+++ Good luck, Klava, at the Division II state swim meet!

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February 21, 2018

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First United Methodist provides "drive-thru Ash Wednesday service

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Christians around the world will observe Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday and the resurrection of Christ.

Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline.

The use of ashes, in the sign of a cross on one’s forehead, is a sign of mortality and repentance and has a long history in Jewish and Christian worship. Historically, ashes have signified purification and sorrow for one’s sins.

Live adventure game coming here in February

Co-sponsors: Ada Family Center and Union Chapel

By Monty Siekerman
Ever hear of an escape room?

There are several escape rooms in the bigger cities in Ohio and one in Findlay. Soon, there will be one nearby. In order to keep Ada Icon readers in the know on the latest trends, we did some digging to find out what an escape room is all about.

Ray Hadley, who is pastoring a church called Ada Family Center, explained that escape rooms are a live adventure game in which players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints, and strategy to solve the mystery of each room.

Liberty Baptist Church holiday services

Here's the holiday services schedule for Liberty Baptist Church:
Sunday, Dec. 24: Sunday School at 9:30 and church at 10:30. There will be no evening service.

Sunday, Dec. 31: Sunday School at 9:30 and church at 10:30. There will be a carry-in after the morning service then "popcorn preaching" for an early evening service.

Presbyterian Church candlelight service

The Ada Presbyterian Church will have a candlelight service at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Christmas Eve. The service will include lessons and carols, closing with "Silent Night."

Christmas Eve at Ada First United Methodist Church

Christmas Eve at Ada First United Methodist Church:

Christmas Eve morning worship at 10 a.m.

Christmas Eve Family Service at 5 p.m. in sanctuary

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service:
Pre-service music starts at 10:30 p.m. Service starts at 11 p.m.

Soup's up!

Presbyterians chose perfecdt night for a soup and salad supper

By Monty Siekerman
Soup's Up - With cold winds blowing, Ada Presbyterians chose a perfect night for a soup and salad supper.

Tuesday evening the church members and those in the community raised money for missions. The raffle of a quilt and an auction of many items added to the mission total.

Soup servers are (from left) Diane Atkinson, Eilene Hubbard, and Debbie Roehrle.

Previewing auction items are (from left) Paula Massillon, Phyllis Scott, and Terry Theodore.


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