Briefly, May 25

Church to host car show

The “Cruz’In For Christ” 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today at First Church of the Nazarene, 777 E. TR 201, Tiffin. Registration is 8:30-10 a.m. The show is open to cars, trucks, motorcycles and antique tractors. Registration is $10 at the gate.

Gospel singing is to be going on inside the church. Outdoors, children can participate in a coloring contest, games and inflatables by Jumpers Wild.

Get in the spirit

Gospel singing is to take place at 6 p.m. Saturday at Tiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave., Tiffin.

For more information, call (419) 448-0566.

Catholic Charities collecting donations for tornado victims

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo is collecting donations for disaster relief following the tornadoes that struck cities in Oklahoma Sunday and Monday. Donations are to be directed to Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma agency is assisting at disaster recovery areas and also is to provide long-term counseling and case management for families and individuals of all faiths who have been displaced by the tornadoes.

Donations for Oklahoma tornado victims may be sent to or dropped off at Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, 1933 Spielbusch Ave., Toledo, OH 43604. Checks should include “Oklahoma disaster relief” in the memo line. Donations also can be made by credit card by calling (419) 244-6711, ext. 218.

Service at cemetery

St. Mary Cemetery on North SR 18, is to host a Memorial Day Mass at 9 a.m. Monday. Participants are asked to bring their own seating. The rain location is at the church, 85 S. Sandusky St., Tiffin.

Memorial Day Service

Pleasant Ridge Church (Egbert’s), SR 101, Tiffin, is having a Memorial Day service during and following their regular 9 a.m. worship service. Green Springs American Legion will present the Memorial Tribute.

Eat, pay, give

Bob Evans Family Restaurant, 2310 W. SR 18, Tiffin, plans a benefit for St. Francis Spirituality Center 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. The restaurant is to donate 15 percent of sales when diners present a flier at checkout.

Contact Jenifer at (419) 443-1485 or for more information or to receive a flier.

New sermon series on

mini-series “The Bible”

Beginning June 1, Church of the Good Shepherd, 600 North Union St., Fostoria, is to host a five-part series on the miniseries “The Bible,” broadcast on The History Channel. At 6:30 p.m. Saturdays, the church is to offer a look at messages and video clips from the series.

The schedule:

June 1, Message by Pastor Ron Merritt at Church of the Good Shepherd on “Journey from Death to Life.”

June 8, Message by Merritt on “Journey from Slavery to Freedom.”

June 15, Message by Merritt on “Journey from Victim to Victor.”

June 22, Message by Pastor Jeremy Robinson at Church of the Good Shepherd on “Journey from Religion to Relationship.”

June 29, Message by Merritt on “Journey from Darkness to Light.”

For more information, contact Merritt at (419) 575-5758.

Summer hours set

BELLEVUE – Summer services are to begin at Detterman Log Church June 2, and continue to Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. Sundays. Detterman Log Church is located in Historic Lyme Village. Martha Cook will once again be playing the antique Reed Organ for the services

The schedule:

  • June 2, Rev. Clarke Hogue , Wakeman.
  • June 9, Gideon’s Huron County Camp.
  • June 16, Rev. Dean Stamm.
  • June 23, Jack Shaffer, Grace UMC Perrysburg.
  • June 30, Loretta Meacham, St. John’s Lutheran Bellevue.
  • July 7, Richard Hammill, Seybert UMC Bellevue.
  • July 14, Rebecca Grohowski, Toledo.
  • July 21, Rev. Millard Mead, Bucyrus.
  • July 28, Doug Gildenmeister, Seybert and Vickery UMC.
  • Aug. 4, Rosemae Hammill, Seybert UMC.
  • Aug.11, Mr. John Bacon, Sandusky Ohio.
  • Aug. 18, Rev. Chris Togergte, Green Springs.
  • Aug. 25, Rev. Gary Brown.
  • Sept. 1, Rev. Joe Sopher, Marion.
  • Sept. 8, Rev. Edgar Shelly, in charge of the Pioneer Days Service.
  • Sept. 15, Janet Dundore, Seybert UMC.
  • Sept. 22, Rev. Dean Stamm.
  • Sept. 29, Jack Shaffer, Grace UMC Perrysburg.
  • Oct. 6. Rebecca A. Grohowski, Toledo.
  • Oct. 13, Steve Hensinger, Galloway.

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Wyandot Mission Church 2013 summer schedule

Wyandot Mission Church has set its schedule for the summer.

The Wyandot Mission was founded by John Stewart in 1816 in what is now Upper Sandusky as the first officially recognized mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America. The Mission Church was built in 1824 under the supervision of the Rev. James B. Finley.

The church, on East Church Street, one block east of SR 53, is open June through August. Worship services are at 8 a.m. Sundays beginning June 2. The Mission Church is open 1-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Tours may be arranged by calling Jean Moon at (419) 294-2510, John Stewart United Methodist Church at (419) 294-2867 or emailing the church at

Preaching schedule for the 8 a.m. services:

June 2 – The Rev. Joseph Trester, Lutherans in Faith for Everyone senior pastor, Upper Sandusky.

June 9 – The Rev. John Brock, Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, Carey.

June 16- Steve Sturgeon, pastoral assistant, Trinity Evangelical United Methodist Church, Upper Sandusky.

June 23 – The Rev. James Stauffer, Trinity Evangelical United Methodist Church, Upper Sandusky.

June 30 – Lee Ann (Savannah) Eicher, Wyandot Indian.

July 7 – Eagle Bear Burling, Ohio state representative of Wyandot tribe and certified lay speaker in the United Methodist Church.

July 14 – The Rev. Dennis Livingston, Forest/Wharton United Methodist Charge, Forest.

July 21- The Rev. Jarrod Schaaf, Lutherans in Faith for Everyone assistant pastor, Upper Sandusky.

July 28 – The Rev. Brad Mckibben, Trinity United Church of Christ pastor, Upper Sandusky.

Aug. 4 – The Rev. Ken Wessler, First Presbyterian Church, Upper Sandusky.

Aug. 11 – The Rev. Stanley Walters, visiting pastor in religious studies at Tyndale University College, Toronto, Canada.

Aug. 18 – Mr. Douglas Pummell, youth diretor, John Stewart United Methodist Church, Upper Sandusky.

Aug. 25 – The Rev. Matthew Garrabrant, Nevada United Methodist Church, pastor, Nevada, Ohio.