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United Methodist ice cream social Wednesday

The United Methodist Women of First UMC Ada will hold an ice cream social at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, that is open to the public.

The menu includes sandwich or hot dog, sides, beverage, brownie, and Dietsch's Ice Cream.  It takes place in Wesley Hall.


Liberty Baptist starts VBS tonight

Liberty Baptist Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School this week, starting tonight, Monday, June 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The program runs each evening this week, Monday through Friday, June 10-15.

The church is located at 2955 County Road 20, Ada.

For more information, please call the church at  419-634-0486.

Ada Icon seeks VBS information

The Icon invites churches in its viewership area to submit Vacation Bible School information for posting.

If you have a flyer, please send it. We need:
• Church name
• Address
• VBS dates and times
• VBS theme
• Ages of students

We also invite VBS directors to send photos during their VBS. Jpegs please, and provide identifications.

Send information to: [email protected]

Voices of Ohio choir returns for second Ada performance

Melanie Caw Woods is a member of the choir; concert is Saturday at First United Methodist Church

The Voices of Ohio, choral group, will return to Ada to perform in a 7 p.m., Saturday, May 18, concert at First United Methodist Church.

Melanie Caw Woods, member of the church, is also a member of the choir.

This is the choir’s second performance in Ada. At the suggestion of Melanie, the choir earlier performed a benefit concert for the church after its building burned to the ground on March 12, 2012.

That concert raised over $5,000 toward the rebuilding of the church building.

Older, Wiser, Living Saints - OWLS group invites those 50 and up

A new group has formed in Ada - it's for anyone 50 and older. The group is called "O. W. L. S. (Older, Wiser, Living Saints)."

O.W.L.S. meets at Wesley Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, Ada, for lunch and fellowship at noon every third Wednesday of each month. This month's meeting is on May 15.

"Food is provided. We will also have some sort of program each month and hopefully some fun," according to Judy Lusk.

Ada HS Baccalaureate May 22

Tim Garmon and Dr. Adam Ferguson are featured speakers

The Ada Ministerial Association (AMA) will once again host the annual Baccalaureate service for the Ada High School Class of 2019, in the English Chapel at Ohio Northern University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22.

Featured speakers are Tim Garmon and Dr. Adam Ferguson, both of whom have children graduating in this year’s class.

The theme for the service will be based on Hebrews 12:1, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us.”