Fishing for Men - Cheri Holdridge - 1/25/2015



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.

 CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – On Sunday, February 1 we will have a Congregational Meeting right after worship. The purpose of the meeting will be to vote on a Constitution and By-Laws for The Village Church. All members may vote at this meeting. Non-member participants of The Village are welcome to attend the meeting. This is a big step in our process to chartering formally as a congregation with the United Church of Christ and United Methodist denominations. If you would like to see a copy of the Constitution and By-Laws in advance of the meeting, please contact Shelly Savory ( or 419-984-7131), and she will get a copy to you.

 JANUARY TAVYG EVENT – Tonight the TAVYG (Totally Awesome Village Youth Group) will be attending the Walleye's game against the Wheeling Nailers. We will meet at the front doors at the Huntington Center at 5 p.m.  Please contact Rachael Koehler at or 419-902-0724 with any questions.

LEADERSHIP RETREAT – Saturday, January 31st from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. is our annual Village Leadership Retreat to plan our ministries for 2015. We will be meeting at the Waterville Branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, 800 Michigan Ave., Waterville, OH. All members and regular participants are welcome to attend and participate. Please notify Shelly Savory at or 419-984-7131 if you plan to attend.

SET UP TEAM MEETING - There will be a luncheon on February 8, 2015, for the Set-Up team at 1 p.m. (or following the church service) at Beth Hoffman's house, 7519 Dorr Street, lot 59, Toledo, Ohio 43615. Bring you favorite h'orderve, relax and have some fun.  

PUB THEOLOGY - Interested in casual conversation about faith issues?  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 be February 12th at 6:30 at Shawn’s Irish Tavern, 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH.   For more information, contact Karen   Shepler at

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

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 Deb or Jenny know.  If you choose, you can be reimbursed for your expenses. (Just give Shelly Savory your receipt.) 

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


The One - Cheri Holdridge - 1/18/2015