You Are The Witnesses - Cheri Holdridge - 4/19/2015



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.

 GOD & GAYS - The 411 - After Services on April 19 & 26, we will discuss the film and what the Bible says on homosexuality. Please join us and invite your friends!

 FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Reach out with us on Friday, May 1st from 6 - 7 pm at Food for Thought, where we will pack lunches for Toledo's hungry population. It is located in Trinity Episcopal Church, 316 Adams St. in downtown Toledo. If anyone is interested, we can go out to dinner afterwards. There will be a sign-up sheet the next 2 Sundays, or you can contact Patti Lusher at 419-349-6333 or

 TELL THE STORY RETREAT - Please join us for a "Tell The Story" retreat at Karen Shepler's house, 6805 N. River Rd.,  Waterville, OH. 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. There will be a sign up sheet in the welcome area. For more information, contact Karen Shepler at or Lisa Loar at

 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

 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 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.

 Are you grateful for The Village Church?  If so, would you consider making a weekly or monthly financial commitment to The Village in order to sustain our vital ministries? Making an online donation can be set up so that it happens automatically. Go to our web site at and follow the home page link, "DONATE."  If you have questions, please contact our Office Manager, Shelly Savory at or 419-984-7131.

DO YOU LIKE OUR SUNDAY FOOD?  We've got great food - and it's all because of you!  We're looking to continue this trend over the next three months.  Once again, we need volunteers to bring hospitality food one or two times over the next three months.  A sign up list is located on the bulletin board in the hospitality area, or let Mary Ann Robinson know.  If you choose, you can be reimbursed for your expenses. (Just give Shelly Savory your receipt.) 

GREETERS - Enjoy meeting people?  Greeters are needed to say hello to people as they enter for Sunday service and to greet newcomers to The Village.  If you are interested sign the "greeter calendar "located on the bulletin board or email Marjie Zonner at

 If you would like to add any announcements to the program or the weekly email, please contact our Office Manager Shelly Savory at or 419-984-7131 by 10 a.m. on Thursday.


How Do I Love You - Pat Groves - 4/12/2015


Easter Service: Go! Tell His Disciples - Cheri Holdridge - 4/5/2015