Updated: June 15, 2017
Hope United Methodist Plans VBS
Hope United Methodist Church, 10610 Waterville St., Whitehouse, will host Vacation Bible School, “Passport to Peru, Discovering God’s Good Gifts,” on Monday, June 26 through Thursday, June 29 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
The VBS is for children in preschool through fifth grade. For registration, visit www.hopeunitedmethodist.com.
Car Show And Barbecue Set At Cass Baptist
Cass Road Baptist Church, 1400 Cass Rd., Maumee, will host its eighth annual Route 66 Car Show and Barbecue featuring Pastor Ruby’s famous barbecue chicken and rib dinners on Saturday, July 8.
The event is free and open to the public. All makes, models and years welcome – dash plaques for the first 30 cars, trophies and prizes from local businesses for the winners.
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. The show will follow from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free Community Lunches Offered At Zion
Heritage Village of Waterville is teaming up with Zion Lutheran Church to offer free community lunches on the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The lunches will be held at the church, located at 22 N. Second St., Waterville.
GriefShare Program Set At Monclova Baptist
The Monclova Road Baptist Church GriefShare ministry support group offers a new series of weekly meetings on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at Monclova Road Baptist Church, 7819 Monclova Rd., Monclova. The ministry is for those who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend.
GriefShare is a nondenominational group that features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. Each week is a different topic and participants may join the group at any time during the 13-week program. To preregister or for more information, call (419) 346-6991.
St. Lucas Thrift Shop Adds Friday Hours
The Thrift Shop at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, 745 Walbridge Ave., is now open on Fridays in addition to Wednesdays and Thursdays, each day from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The church offers an attractive shop with household and clothing items that have been carefully sorted. Proceeds go to the church’s ministry in the neighborhood.
SilverSneakers Fitness Held At Hope UMC
A SilverSneakers fitness program is now available at Hope United Methodist Church.
Studies have shown that participation in an exercise program can lower body weight, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, strengthen bones and muscles and improve mental health and mood.
Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. in the Youth Room. All are welcome to participate.
The cost is free with your insurance benefit or $3.00 per class without. Wear loose-fitting clothes and comfortable athletic shoes. Bring a towel and water bottle. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. The church is located at 10610 Waterville St., Whitehouse.
Free Pizza Dinner Planned At Area Church
Fallen Timbers Community Church, located at 7215 Noward Rd., Waterville, offers a free pizza dinner every Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Pizza, salad, iced tea and lemonade are all served at no cost, followed by worship service at 6:00 p.m.
Mormon Missionaries Offer Assistance
Local missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are willing to volunteer or help out with any service in the community. To request free assistance for your home, activity or event, call (567) 868-7175.
Sylvania First UMC Announces Breakfasts
Sylvania First United Methodist Church, 7000 Erie St., Sylvania, will host “Igniting Our Spirit” breakfasts for area residents and church members on Sunday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The free breakfast, served in the fellowship hall, will feature a rotating menu and is served buffet-style. For more information, visit www.sylvaniafirst.org or call (419) 882-2205.
Food Pantry Available For Those In Need
The Maumee churches and Saint Luke’s Foundation offer Under One Roof, a joint food pantry located at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 310 Elizabeth St., Maumee, for those who need food and toiletries. Those interested in receiving help or in making donations should call (419) 794-0111 for more information or to make an appointment.
Community Meals Offered At Local Church
Every Wednesday a community meal is prepared at United Church of God, 1122 Bronson Ave., Toledo, off of Stickney and Central. The meal is served from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship.
Free Low-Impact Exercise Set At Church
First Presbyterian Church of Maumee, 200 E. Broadway St., Maumee, is offering free, adult public exercise classes on Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon in the Canfield Room.
Most exercises are done sitting down. Classes are designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, agility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance.
Contact the church office to register at (419) 893-0223 or e-mail email@example.com. Drop-ins are welcome. For more information, call Diane Harper at (419) 893-0223.
Free Community Medical Clinic Offered
CedarCreek’s South Toledo campus offers a Community Care Free Medical Clinic. This clinic is free each Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. to meet the needs of anyone who comes in for general medical care.
Women’s health is also available by appointment only by calling (419) 482-8127. The clinic can also provide tetanus and flu shots, dental assessments and referrals and confidential HIV testing. It does not offer immunizations, but immunizations are available at the local health department. For more information, visit www.utcommunitycare.org/patients, call (419) 482-8127 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portable Bible School Group Meets Weekly
Portable Bible School meets on Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the second-floor activity room at the Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek. The group is a weekly outreach of House on the Rock Church. DVD lessons with Andrew Wommack and Don Krow are followed by discussion and fellowship.
Lutheran Village is located at 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland. Use the Forestview entrance. For more information, contact Jim or Pat at JimPat@hotrockchurchA2.org.