VILLAGE KIDS, age 4 through 4th grade, will be in worship through the opening music and then our Village Kids leader, Megan Kemerley, will escort them to the Village Kids room. Parents or guardians, please pick up your children at the Village Kids room immediately following the service. Supervised child-care is also provided for children 3 and under with Dana Rood.
FILM CRASH – Pat Groves’ Dialogue to Change Group is showing the film Crash, followed by a discussion about racial issues, today at 3 PM at the Bedford Public Library, 8575 Jackman Road, Temperance, MI. Please contact Pat for more information.
GOD & GAYS - The 411 - After Services on April 12, 19 & 26. Today we will watch the video “Fish Out of Water” about the Bible passages that are used to judge gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. On April 19 and 26 we will discuss the film and what the Bible says on homosexuality. Please join us and invite your friends!
OPEN MIND BOOK CLUB – The Open Mind Book Club will be meeting Thursday, April 16 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Fallen Timbers in Maumee. For more information, contact Lois Morgan at email@example.com.
OPEN MIND/OPEN MIC NIGHT - Please join us for The Village ARTS' first ever Open Mind/Open Mic Night on Friday, April 17th at 7 p.m. (rescheduled from January). Plan to share a message with us in the form of a poem, song, monologue or skit--anything goes! We will have an accompanist available. Let's celebrate the creativity in all of us in a supportive and friendly environment. If you'd like to participate, please email Juliette Quinlan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AIDS WALK - Join Pastor Cheri and the Village Church Team for the AIDS Walk on Saturday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m. Go to aidswalkohio.com to sign up and join the Village Church Team or to make a donation to The Village team. Registration Fee is $20; raise $75 and get a T-Shirt. Location: International Park, downtown Toledo.
KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS – Kroger has a fundraising program for nonprofits called Community Rewards. The Village is now enrolled on this program! To participate, just register your Kroger Rewards Card online at www.krogercommunityrewards.com using The Village Church’s organization name and/or organization number 76669. The Kroger Rewards Program allows Kroger shoppers to donate money to The Village just by swiping their Kroger card each time they shop.
TELL THE STORY RETREAT - Please join us for a "Tell The Story" retreat at Karen Shepler's house in Waterville. The retreat will be May 2nd from 9:30 am to 3 pm. The cost is $5.00 to join in on the fun, fellowship and spiritual growth. For more information, contact Karen Shepler at email@example.com or Lisa Loar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THEOLOGY ON TAP - Interested in casual conversation about faith issues? Theology on Tap (formerly Pub Theology) may be for you! We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to talk and fellowship together. The next gathering will April 23rd at 6:30 at Shawn’s Irish Tavern, 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH. For more information, contact Karen Shepler at email@example.com.
If you would like to add any announcements to the program or the weekly email, please contact our Office Manager Shelly Savory at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-984-7131 by 10 a.m. on Thursday.