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Thursday, March 05, 2015
Quilt donations
The WELCA Ladies of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bryant delivered several quilts and flannel throws to the Youth Service Bureau. The material was purchased with a grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. (Photo provided)
  • First Church of the Nazarene in Portland has a new pastor.
  • A benefit concert and meal will be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Fairview United Methodist Church, 11048 W. Indiana 28, Redkey. 
  • Rices travel to Cuba
    When a local pastor's travel plans changed from Sicily to Cuba, his initial reaction was disappointment. 
  • The Jay County Ministerial Association invites area churches to a Community Lenten service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Faith Evangelical Methodist Church. 
  • Trinity United Methodist Church in Portland will offer a free magic show Sunday for the community. 
  • The Jay County Ministerial Association invites area residents to enjoy worship and fellowship at Community Lenten services. 
  • Shracks return home
    Sarah and Matt Shrack left home. 
  • Catholic speaker and author John R. Wood will present the program Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Mission at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Immaculate Conception Church, 506 E. Walnut St. in Portland. 
  • Evangelical Methodist Church, 930 W. Main St. in Portland, will host a Friday Fun Night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
  • The Northmen and Cathy, from Fort Wayne, will perform a concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Portland First Church of the Nazarene, 920 S. Shank St. in Portland. 
  • Faith Evangelical Church will host its New Year’s Eve gospel sing tonight from 7 p.m. to midnight. 
  • Abner ordained in Bryant
    Pastor Robert Abner was ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament on Nov. 1 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Bryant. 
  • Hopewell of Life Ministries will show the movie “The Perfect Gift” Friday evening. 
  • Union Chapel will present a free Christmas concert at 6:30 p.m. tonight with The LeBeaus from Lexington, N.C., performing. 
  • Trinity United Methodist Church will have its annual Nativity Festival this weekend with more than 700 nativities on display. 
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