VBS — North Creek United Methodist Church, 18564 County Road B-13, Continental, is hosting a one-day Vacation Bible School Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The theme is Fruits of the Spirit, and the VBS is for youth in preschool through sixth grade. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 419-594-3411.
Baked potato bar — Union Chapel Church of God, 17983 County Road A, Bryan, is hosting a baked potato bar supper Saturday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The menu includes: white potatoes, sweet potatoes, assorted toppings, sloppy Joe sandwiches, salad, dessert and beverages. The meal is available for a freewill donation and carryout is available. A bake sale also will be available. Money raised from the event will support the church improvement fund. For more information, call 419-658-2479 or 419-428-4945.
Ice cream social — Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 301 Carter Road, Defiance, is hosting an ice cream social Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The menu includes: beef and chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, potato chips, assorted pies and Amish homemade ice cream. The meal is available for a freewill donation, and proceeds will benefit Ravens Care of Defiance. For more information, call 419-782-6688.
Sojourner Quartet in concert — Zion United Methodist Church, 04533 County Road 11, Wauseon, is hosting Sojourner Quartet in concert Sunday at 4 p.m. The southern gospel quartet, based in Findlay, began as a contemporary Christian group in 1991, before going solely southern gospel in 2007. The group has released several songs to southern gospel radio, and it recently recorded four CD projects and a live DVD with Chapel Valley Studio in Tennessee. Its ministry is to spread the gospel to as many people as God directs. A love offering will be taken, and a light meal will follow the concert. For more information, call 419-867-1528.
Meal, music and message — Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil, is hosting a meal, music and message July 28. The meal begins at 5 p.m., with ice cream, followed by host The Morse Family Gospel Singers at 6 p.m. For more information, send a text to 419-564-8383. For more information about the Morse Family Gospel Singers, go to facebook.com/themorsefamily.
Booth spaces available — First Presbyterian Church, 114 W. Caroline St., Paulding, is offering booth spaces in its parking lot for the U.S. 127 Yard Sales July 31-Aug. 3, with set-up beginning July 30 at 4 p.m. Spaces available for rent include 20 x 20 for $25, and 20 x 30 for $35, with table rental also available. Drinks will be available in the air-conditioned fellowship hall, as well as quarts of homemade ice cream. In addition, baby-changing and phone-charging facilities will be available. Proceeds from the event will support scholarships for mission trips. Interested renters can contact event coordinator Brent Fishbaugh at 419-378-2068, or the First Presbyterian Church office at 419-399-2438. For more information, go to firstpresbyterianpaulding.com , or firstpresbyterianpaulding on Facebook.
Food and clothing giveaway — Cecil Community Church, 203 S. Main St., Cecil, is hosting a food and clothing giveaway on Aug. 3. Student school supply lists will also be collected from attendees. For more information, send a text to 419-564-8383.
VBS — First Christian Church, 1233 Emerald Road, Paulding, is hosting County Junction Vacation Bible School Aug. 4 from 2-6 p.m. for youth ages 3 through sixth grade. There will be barnyard praise, a craft corral, funny farm games, farmers field, “Mootown Motel,” have you “herd” the news and farm-fresh food. For more information, call 419-399-4576.
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