Category: Churches

St. Paul United Methodist Church Hosts Chicken BBQ

St. Paul United Methodist Church in Payne, Ohio is planning a chicken barbecue on Saturday, August 19th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Menu includes: Quarter chicken, scalloped potatoes, green beans, roll and butter, dessert and beverage. Carryout and delivery will be available. For delivery call: 419-263-3017 or 419-786-9223. The barbecue will be cooked by Pickett…

How to Cope With Grief Explored at Lifetree Café

Strategies for finding peace after a loss will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Thursday, August 17th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The program, titled “Coping with Grief: Find Your Path to Peace,” features a filmed interview with Ken Doka, a grief counselor and author of more than 20 books, including Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding…

Weeds and Wheat

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “He answered, ‘The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man. The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one, and the enemy who sows them is the…

Parson to Person 

By: Dr. James Bachman Dear Parson, What do you think of Ouija boards? They even have pink ones to appeal to little girls. Should I let my child have one? These alphabet boards use a planchette, which is a smaller piece on casters which moves by spirit power, pointing out letters and making words. This…

Bible Study

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. What is Christ called in Matthew 2:19-23? 2. What is Christ called in John 1:14-18? 3. What is Christ called in John 1:14-18? 4. What is Christ called 1st Timothy 1:12-17? 5. What is Christ called in 1st Corinthians 5:1-8? 6. What is Christ called in Ephesians…

Casual Christianity

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “Whoever sins is guilty of breaking God’s law because sin is a breaking of the law.  You know that Christ appeared in order to take away sins and that there is no sin in him.  So everyone who lives in union with Christ does not continue to…

Bible Study

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. What is Christ’s name in 2nd Peter 2:10-22? 2. What is Christ’s name in Romans 14:1-23? 3. What is Christ’s name in Acts 10:23-43 and Romans 10:1-15? 4. What is Christ’s name in 1st Corinthians 2:6-16? 5. What is Christ’s name in Isaiah 54:1-8? 6. What is…

Parson to Person

By: Dr. James Bachman Dear Parson, We are working on a living will and wondering if it is right to withhold hydration and nutrition to help expedite death? God says in Deuteronomy 32:39, “I kill, and I make alive.” Psalm 68:20 says, “…unto GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.” James 4:15 says, For…

GriefShare Seminar

New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway East, (Door 3), New Haven, IN is hosting GriefShare, a 13 week series beginning Tuesday, August 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them.  For more information, call church office: 260-749-9565.

Bible Study

By: James Potter, Oakwood Church of Christ 1. What is Christ’s name in John 12:12-22? 2. What is Christ’s name in 1st Timothy 6:3-16? 3. What is Christ’s name in Matthew 27:34-44? 4. What is Christ’s name in Zechariah 9:9? 5. What is Christ’s name in Revelations 13:1-10? 6. What is Christ’s name in John…

Parson to Person

By: Dr. James Bachman Dear Parson, I struggle with tobacco and alcohol. Any suggestions? All substance abuse is tougher to quit than most humans can do on their own. God is your best helper (Psalm 46:1). 1. Pray for repentance and forgiveness. Then seek a godly, gentle friend who will teach you and help hold…

Good Soil and Bad Soil

By: Rev. Gerry Weesner, Maples United Methodist Church “Then he told them many things in parables, saying: ‘A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much…