Religion briefs

First Posted: 5/5/2015

Rummage sale planned at church

LIMA — The Rousculp Church of Christ Ladies Aid will be having a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 15 at Rousculp Church of Christ, 890 Amherst Road. For details, call 419-221-2177.

Art show planned at shrine

MARIA STEIN — The fifth annual Maria Stein Shrine Art Show will take place noon to 9 p.m. June 27, noon to 6 p.m. June 28 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 29 through July 2 in the Cordelia Gast Gallery at the Maria Stein Shrine of Holy Relics, 2291 St. Johns Road. The event will feature original paintings in a variety of media, as well as three dimensional sculptures. For details, call 419-925-4532.

National Day of Prayer to be celebrated

VAN WERT — There will be a community-wide observance of the National Day of Prayer from 12:05 to 12:55 today in front of the Van Wert County Courthouse, 108 E. Main St. The event, which is put on by the Van Wert Ministerial Association, will have as its theme, “Lord, Hear Our Cry.” For details, call 419-771-9378 or email [email protected]

Spring concert scheduled for Sunday

VAN WERT — A concert titled “Masterworks For the Master” will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Van Wert, 110 W. Crawford St. The concert will feature local musicians performing selections from various musical periods from the Renaissance through the 21st century. Chris and Jody Wilson will also provide a multimedia presentation of art, photography and literature to go along with the program. For details, call 419-238-3670.

Food boxes available for those in need

PANDORA — Food boxes are available for pick up at 11 a.m. May 30 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. May 15 by calling 419-384-3038.

5K planned as ministry benefit

LIMA — A 5K run will begin at 9 a.m. May 16 at the Lima YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth St. Proceeds will support the teen ministry program called Young Life. Registration may be done at www.alliancerunning.com or at 8 a.m. the day of the race. For details, call 419-303-4776.