Religion

Make kids stand on their own

Dear Annie: I am a divorced mother of two married children. I am retired, but in the past, I have helped both my children with financial problems. The kids and their spouses make more money than I do. My son always yammers on about some get-rich-quick scheme and recently borrowed money from me ...

Sweet spot

CAREY - The Shrine Cafeteria at Our Lady of Consolation in Carey has been the site of a flurry of activity in preparation for a special weekend sale.A crew of volunteers has been converging there on weekday mornings to mix, bake, wrap and store an array of baked goods, candy and other ...

Religion Briefs, Dec. 12

See the lights of Christmas at Sorrowful Mother ShrineSorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 SR 269, 6 miles south of Bellevue, offers a quiet and reflective evening at the Shrine campus. The outdoor Pieta Chapel has been decorated for the Christmas season, as well as other areas throughout the Shrine ...

Religion Briefs

Gospel singing tonightTiffin Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave., plans to host an open mic gospel sing beginning at 6 p.m. today. For more information, call (419) 558-0566.Start Advent with quiet evening at St.?JosephThe Rev. Eric Culler is the featured speaker for "Advent by Candlelight" ...

Briefly, Nov.21

Catholic Mass set for Sunday on Heidelberg campusThere is to be a Catholic Mass at 7 p.m. Sunday in Herbster Chapel inside Pfleiderer Hall, 28 Greenfield St., on the Heidelberg University Campus, with Father Frank Murd presiding.Gospel singing at 6 p.m. todayGREEN SPRINGS - Gospel singing by ...

Conference set for next week at The Journey

The Journey Christian & Missionary Alliance, 2531 S. SR 100, plans a missions conference about serving Israel with Roger and Ellen Elbel next week. The schedule: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday - Youth night with the Elbels; snacks provided (age 4-high school, parents welcome). 7-8:15 p.m. ...

Republic UCC to host pork tenderloin dinner Sunday

The Republic United Church of Christ is to host its annual Pork Tenderloin Dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at the church, 312 S. Madison St., Republic.The menu is to consist of pork tenderloin, au gratin potatoes, green beans, salad, applesauce, roll, homemade pie for dessert and beverages. The ...

Harmony UMC plans dinner for Nov. 14; RSVP by Nov. 8

A fall dinner is to be served at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Harmony United Methodist Church, CR 19, south of Tiffin. Becky Blocksom is to be guest speaker and vocal artist. There is to be an offering to cover expenses. Reservations are required and must be made by Nov. 8. Call Janice Burnside at ...

Clevelander to take role of modern-day mystic Sunday at St. Francis

St. Francis Spirituality Center and Project Peace are to host a free, one-man dramatization about Thomas Merton, the modern-day mystic, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the St. Francis Convent Chapel. The free program is to portray the spiritual journey of Merton and the critically acclaimed writings he ...

Religion briefs, Oct. 24

Gospel singing planned for tonight, next weekend Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave., Tiffin, plans to host gospel singing at 6 p.m. today. For details, call (419) 448-0566. The 14th annual Gospel Harvest Fest is set for 1-7 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Salvation Army, 505 E. Market St. The fest is ...

Alton John Emerine

Alton John Emerine, 87, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away in his home Oct. 20, 2015.He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rebecca (Davis) Emerine; two sons, Michael (Kelly) Emerine and Patrick (Cindy) Emerine; two grandchildren, Padraic and McKenna Emerine; and four siblings, Lavera ...

Doris Mae Montague

Doris Mae Montague, 93, died at 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Heritage Nursing Home, Findlay.Mrs. Montague was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Carey to the late Orvil and Corinne (Pierce) Putnam. She married George Angles Sept. 5, 1943, and they later divorced. She then married Stanley ...

Beatrice J. Reinhart

Beatrice J. Reinhart, 90, of Tiffin, died at 10:17 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at St. Francis Home.Beatrice was born April 12, 1925, in Tiffin, to Thomas S. and Alice L. (Eck) Frankhart. She married Richard N. Reinhart Nov. 29, 1947, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, and he died May 20, ...

Ray L. Weininger

Ray L. Weininger, 77, of 6212 TH 11, Sycamore, died at 9:22 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, at home.He was born Oct. 7, 1938, in Wyandot County to Gier and M. Corrinne (Brandt) Weininger. He married Virginia (Gribben) Weininger Jan. 24, 1959, and she survives.Surviving are the following children, ...

Edwin C. Bailey Jr.

Edwin C. Bailey Jr., 61, of Fostoria, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at his home.He was born May 30, 1954, in Toledo, to Edwin and Patricia (Valenti) Bailey Sr.Survivors include a daughter, Cara (Shannon) Smith of Fremont; his fiancee, Mary of the Philippines; a brother, Robert Bailey of Findlay; ...

Sherry Barber

Sherry Barber, 54, of Clyde, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.Funeral Arrangements are pending at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue.

Edward E. Behm

Edward E. Behm, 91, of rural Fremont, died at his home Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015.Edward was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Bloom Township. Feb. 9, 1952, he married Eunice Hartley in St. Paul Lutheran Church.Survivors include his wife and a sister, Doris Behm of Bloomville.He was preceded in death by his ...

Barbara J. Nycum

Barbara J. Nycum, 84, of Green Springs, died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Elmwood Nursing Home.Mrs. Nycum was born June 10, 1931, in Tiffin, to the late Fred "Bud" and Betty (Houdenshield) Kiesel.Survivors include her six children, James A. (MaryAnn) Nycum of San Marcos, California, Karen ...

Religion briefs, Oct. 17

Community can join choirArea singers are invited to join the Carey Ecumenical Christmas Choir as preparations begin for this year's concert, set for 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, 315 Clay St., Carey.This year will mark the choir's 44th year of ...

Religion Briefs, Oct. 10

Harvest Prayer Walk set for this morning in BettsvilleA Harvest Prayer Walk is to begin at 10:10 a.m. today at Reflection Ministries, 205 State St., Bettsville. Multiple churches in the village are organizing the walk as a prayer for God's blessing on the community.For more information, call ...