Religion briefs


First Posted: 4/7/2015

Christian Fellowship Meal planned

COLUMBUS GROVE — There will be a Christian fellowship meal held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the basement of St. John United Methodist Church, 205 N. High St. The meal will include sloppy joes, salads, chips and desserts. For details, call 419-659-2380.

Food boxes available for those in need

PANDORA — Food boxes are available for pick up at 11 a.m. April 25 at Grace Mennonite Church, 502 E. Main St. The food boxes provide nine meals for a family of four and are available for those in the Pandora-Gilboa school district. Boxes can only be picked up by those who have registered by 5 p.m. Wednesday at 419-384-3038.

Community meal to be held

ELIDA — There will be a community meal at 5:30 p.m. April 19 at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 699 Sunnydale Ave. For details, call 419-331-2366.

Church to hold barbecue chicken dinner

ELIDA — Barbecue chicken meals will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. April 18 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 105 E. Main St. Presale tickets are $8, and tickets at the door are $8.50. For details, call 419-339-3801.

Catholic school benefit auction scheduled

VAN WERT — The annual benefit dinner and auction will begin at 5 p.m. April 19 in the parish hall of St. Mary of the Assumption, 601 Jennings Road. The theme for the evening is “A Royal Auction.” A meal that includes ham, chicken breast, scalloped potatoes, green beans, salad bar, beverages and a cheesecake dessert bar will be available. Cost for the meal tickets are adults $10 and children $5. There will both a live and a silent auction. Items to be auctioned include a 2001 Chrysler Concorde, trips, jewelry, Disney World tickets, and other items. All proceeds benefit St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Parish and school. For details or to purchase tickets, call 419-238-5186 or 419-238-3979.

Car help available for women

VAN WERT — The 38th free auto clinic for single mothers and widows will be April 25 at First Friends Church, 210 S. Franklin St. Volunteers will change the oil and filter, do a multi-point inspection, and offer car care information. Participants must pre-register. Spots are limited to the first 50 registrants. For details or to pre-register, call 419-771-9378 or 41-203-2266.

Community meal planned for this weekend

VAN WERT — There will be a free community meal at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at First Friends Church, 210 S. Franklin St. Please call ahead at 419-771-9378 so the church can get an accurate count.

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